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"I pointed out, well, once you make it 10, then why would you draw the line at 10? What's wrong with nine? Or 11? And the problem is once you draw that limit — it's kind of like marriage when you say it's not a man and a woman anymore, then why not have three men and one woman, or four women and one man, or why not somebody has a love for an animal?"
Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-TX) speaking on gun magazine control

"Anytime someone asks, 'Where does it stop?' The answer is always, 'Fucking somewhere!' You might let your kid have Twizzlers, but not inject black-tar heroin. You don't just go, 'Well, after the Twizzlers, where does it stop?'"
John Oliver, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, on removing Confederacy monuments.


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