I am ashamed the law is such an ass.
The women of the country have the power in their own hands, in spite of the law and the government being altogether of the male order.
The law always limits every power it gives.
Behold the child, by Nature’s kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Since 9/11, the Bush administration has used that tragic event as a justification to rip up our constitution and our civil liberties. And I honestly believe that one or two 9/11s, and martial law will be declared in our country and we’re inching towards a police state.
Slavery, if it can be legalized at all, can be legalized only by positive legislation. Natural law gives it no aid. Custom imparts to it no legal sanction.
China is on a march toward rule of law and democracy.
So we want an Islamic state where Islamic law is not just in the books but enforced, and enforced with determination. There is no space and no room for democratic consultation. The Shariah is set and fixed, so why do we need to discuss it anymore? Just implement it!
When your conscience says law is immoral, don’t follow it.
To the totality of purposes of the perfect Law there belong the abandonment, depreciation, and restraint of desires in so far as possible.