Enforce Quotes

Enforce Quotes by Blanche Lincoln, Dana Boente, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Marsha Blackburn, James Meredith, Tom Rice and many others.

It certainly makes no sense to enact more laws if we cannot, or do not, enforce the ones we have.
I will defend and enforce the laws of our country to ensure that our people and our nation are protected.
It is not for me to enforce my morals on others.
I think people have found it very interesting that those that enforce ObamaCare, those that wrote Obamacare, are not a part of ObamaCare.
I considered myself engaged in a war from Day One. And my objective was to force the federal government – the Kennedy administration at that time – into a position where they would have to use the United States military force to enforce my rights as a citizen.
Our Founding Fathers created the Executive Branch to implement and enforce the laws written by Congress, and vested this power in the president.
Tom Rice
When it comes to reforming MPs’ expenses, the answer is simply to keep it simple: show us receipts as they’re claimed and, where there are abuses, enforce the law.
Government has three primary functions. It should provide for military defense of the nation. It should enforce contracts between individuals. It should protect citizens from crimes against themselves or their property.
Restrictions are difficult to enforce in a world where anybody can make anything.
The less one knows, the more he thinks he knows, and the more willing he is to employ any and all measures to enforce his views upon others.
We must always embrace individual liberty and enforce the constitutional rights of all Americans-rich and poor, immigrant and native, black and white.
If we want to set and enforce a limit on immigration, we have to be willing to say no to would-be immigrants who look a lot like our own ancestors, not because there’s anything wrong with them, but simply because admitting them would exceed our legal limit.
People are unwilling to enforce the laws on the books. Instead, they make more laws. Why can’t we get this right?
The American people deserve to know exactly which laws the Obama Administration is refusing to enforce and why.
We want to have our beliefs, and we want to enforce them on everyone else, but we don’t want to have to think about everything that comes along with it.
We need to get rid of the Federal Elections Commission. It’s a joke. It doesn’t enforce the law.
You must make women count as much as men; you must have an equal standard of morals; and the only way to enforce that is through giving women political power so that you can get that equal moral standard registered in the laws of the country. It is the only way.
Know when cities and states refuse to help enforce immigration laws, our nation is less safe.
There are not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people.
Why would you pass another law when the administration fails to enforce the current laws that are on the books. Why pass another one that’s not going to be enforced either?
How can we make sure that Confucianism is to be practiced? One must enforce it with power, and to have power, one must have a strong army.
When I play solo, that’s when I put it all together. I go through all of the songs that I’ve written wtih all of the different bands; that, for me, tells its own story, and the DVDs really enforce that.
The FCC can’t enforce press-statement principles without adopting official rules, and those rules must be based on the legal theory of reclassification.
Most kids will not volunteer to eat veggies. At times you must step up to the plate and enforce the rule of authority as a parent.
Our laws are very clear on a woman‘s reproductive health care. I will not only enforce those laws as attorney general, I will take the appropriate action against anyone who tries to interfere with a woman’s right to choose her reproductive health care.
Police departments, since the start of the history of this country, have been used to enforce unconstitutional laws that were designed to discriminate against communities of color and particularly African Americans.
There is a measure needing courage to adopt and enforce it, which I believe to be of virtue sufficient to redeem the nation in this its darkest hour: one only; I know of no other to which we may rationally trust for relief from impending dangers without and within.
Washington, D.C. is what is broken, not the immigration policies. We have good laws. We have people suffer every day because of government’s failure to enforce the law and be respectful to the process we have. We have a pathway to citizenship already in place.
Americans deserve to feel secure in their own lives, in their own middle-class aspirations, before you go to them and say, ‘We’re going to have to enforce navigable sea lanes in the South China Sea.’
Our government just won‘t enforce civil rights laws. The laws will be ignored.
The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.
Trying to enforce our out-of-touch laws is as foolish and impossible as trying to enforce a law requiring that water flow uphill.
Government should enforce rule of law. It should enforce contracts, it should protect people bodily from being attacked by criminals. And when the government does those things, it is facilitating liberty. When it goes beyond those things, it becomes destructive to both human happiness and human liberty.
I’m supposed to enforce the laws of the land.
It seems to many of us that if we are to avoid the eventual catastrophic world conflict, we must strengthen the United Nations as a first step toward a world government patterned after our own government with a legislature, executive and judiciary, and police to enforce its international laws and keep the peace.
In Britain, they have a lot of laws to protect you, and we enforce them very strongly so that our children can stay private figures, and the British press leave us alone, which is great. It means we can go on the Tube into the centre of London because it’s quicker and more fun for the kids. We can do normal things.
While a strong presence on our southern border is imperative, the border cannot be secured unless we enforce our internal laws and stop ignoring the open complicity of U.S. companies and foreign nations to promote illegal activities.
If people don’t get paid for their inventions, that’s not a good thing. In the case of many patents, there are people who aren’t in a position to take them to the next level. If you don’t enforce your rights, no one is going to enforce them for you.
The U.S. Attorneys who comprise the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee play a critical role in carrying out the Department of Justice’s important work, including its efforts to reduce violent crime, combat the opioid crisis, protect the most vulnerable, and enforce the rule of law.
Bilateral talks would have to achieve cessation of the missile work by the North Koreans. And it would have to include, as did the Iranian deal, the International Atomic Energy Agency or some other group coming in to assess that and to enforce that to give information about it internationally.
In the U.K., the history of regulation, certainly regulation of the media, is one in which, time and again, successive governments lacked the ‘bottle‘ to enforce the powers that were available to them.
I wanted to be an undercover cop, blending in with the public, looking like a black militant or a long-haired hippie yet having a gun on my hip, a badge in my wallet, and able to enforce the law. To me, that was the neatest thing in the world. It was also challenging.
When governments are cowed or simply don’t care to enforce fundamental human and labour rights or to ensure corporate tax is paid so that they can invest in social protection and in the health and education of their people, they cede control to corporate greed.
Free speech rights means that government officials are barred from creating lists of approved and disapproved political ideas and then using the power of the state to enforce those preferences.
The chief role of the universities is to prolong adolescence into middle age, at which point early retirement ensures that we lack the means or the will to enforce significant change.
A big goal of the liberal Democrats in Congress is to try to do away with any effective cooperation to enforce federal immigration laws.
We are a nation of laws and we must enforce our immigration laws.
For me, ‘Come and See’ is, by a million miles, the best film about war that has ever been made. I would highly recommend, encourage and enforce anyone to watch it.
Since Franklin Roosevelt‘s leadership in setting up the United Nations and the Nuremberg trials, the U.S. has promoted universal legal norms and the institutions to enforce them while seeking, by hook or by crook, to exempt American citizens, especially soldiers, from their actual application.
We have got to secure the border and enforce existing immigration laws.
Finally, a good prosecutor knows that her job is to enforce the law without fear or favor. Likewise, a Supreme Court Justice must interpret the laws without fear or favor.
The NCAA has to establish their own rules and enforce their own rules.
Whenever we have had a need for a national security or public safety issue, Congress has always followed the recommendations of the White House, regardless of who is in control, giving them the resources to keep America safe and to enforce our laws.
What concerns me, is the general social tendency to enforce a level, above which nothing rises and stands out.
The tax code‘s complexity adds enormous costs to families and businesses across the country and takes nothing short of an army of federal bureaucrats to enforce.
Instead of saying we need to outlaw certain types of weapons, we need to find better ways to enforce current law.
I promise by my conscience and honor to faithfully fulfill the obligations of the office of president of the government with loyalty to the King, and to keep and enforce the Constitution as the fundamental norm of the State.
The rise of franchising, contracting, and other similar employment practices has made it harder to enforce worker protections like minimum wages, overtime pay, and the right to unionize.
I think Congress can pass a bill when the American people start regaining trust in the administration to actually do their job and enforce the laws that are already on the books.
Being persons, then, women are citizens; and no state has a right to make any new law, or to enforce any old law, that shall abridge their privileges or immunities.
If we don’t enforce visa laws, we basically have open borders.
We must find a better way to enforce the Equalities Act, rather than require the injured party to sue a business, and we must, through legislation and legal action, get tougher on those organisations and industries who ignore or, worse still, exploit disabled people.
It is not a dream that someday, nations will be able to settle their difficulties without war, just as individuals now settle their personal feuds without resorting to arguments of physical strength or sharp steel. For, then, humanity will have created international jurisdiction and a power to enforce its laws.
They need to enforce how and who to give guns to. But there are Americans like me who are responsible, and they shouldn’t take that away. If they outlaw guns, they won’t take mine.
We need to separate marketing messages from content. We need to enforce a clear line between ‘editorial‘ and ‘advertising.’
Agencies and the executive branch need to enforce the law. They don’t need to fill in the spaces if Congress doesn’t act.
When dealing with illegal immigration, the answer is simple; enforce Constitutional mandates, and you will protect Floridians and the American people.
I will continue to enforce all the laws, including illegal immigration. Nothing changes.
The recent, single-year influx of unaccompanied minors from foreign countries into the United States is a direct result of President Obama‘s policies of encouraging amnesty and failing to enforce existing immigration laws.
My job is to enforce the law, without fear or favor.
In the absence of a limitation on local enforcement powers, the states are bound by the Supremacy Clause of the United States Constitution to enforce violations of the federal immigration laws.
President Obama has adopted a practice of picking and choosing which laws he wants to enforce. In most cases, his laws of choice conveniently coincide with his administration’s political agenda.
Tom Rice
I’ve always thought if we don’t want to enforce laws on the books, we should remove them from the books. But when you have laws, you breed contempt if you don’t enforce them.
It’s very difficult for the family members of ICE agents, and it’s very difficult for ICE agents to know what’s right and what’s wrong and why should I get engaged and go out there and enforce the law when I don’t know what it means any more to have consequences.
Washington should revive international efforts begun during the Clinton administration to pressure countries with dangerously loose banking regulations to adopt and enforce stricter rules.
My faith teaches that life is sacred. That’s why I personally oppose the death penalty. But I take my oath of office seriously, and I’ll enforce the death penalty… because it’s the law.
First step: Build the wall. Second step: Let ICE do its job. Third step: Stop importing jihadists and welfare recipients. Fourth step: enforce e-verify to protect American jobs. Fifth step: prosecute social security card/ID theft/voting fraud.
You can go ahead and break a law, and you can come to a sanctuary city, and they wouldn’t enforce the laws.
My job is to take the law as it’s given to me and enforce it and implement it faithfully.
Jesus was not denying the legitimacy of biblical law. On the contrary, He was affirming biblical law. We love God first; God commands us to keep His word; therefore, we must enforce the law on ourselves.
With existing technology, we can enforce airport security without sacrificing our personal privacy.
I’ve spent enough time in the business community to know there are certain regulators who are very constructive in their approach – those who enforce the laws and who actually want to help you comply – and there are others who have a prosecutorial attitude.
If the federal government will not enforce the immigration laws, our state and local law enforcement should be empowered to do so.
My job is to enforce the laws as passed by whom? Congress. They give me my authority. That’s the jurisdictional responsibilities that I have, and when litigation is used to regulate… that’s abusive. That’s wrong.
In my mind, there’s usually a fairly definitive kind of narrative when I write. But I don’t want to enforce that on other people. I think that’s why I like using metaphor so much.
We have not invaded anyone. We have not conquered anyone. We have not grabbed their land, their culture, their history and tried to enforce our way of life on them.
Laws and mechanisms originally meant to enforce copyright, protect children and fight online crime are abused to silence or intimidate political critics.
Because of the failure of the federal government to enforce federal law, we now have ‘banks too big to fail,’ unregulated Internet monopoly, and the evisceration of a dispersed and independent media.
Chaperons, even in their days of glory, were almost never able to enforce morality; what they did was to force immorality to be discreet. This is no small contribution.
The hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens who have unlawfully crossed our border are posing a significant threat to the government’s ability to effectively enforce our nation’s immigration laws.
It feels like we have two threads running through our lives: one pulling us into the world to achieve, the other pulling us back to replenish us. These threads can seem at odds, but really, they enforce each other. It’s not a trade-off between success and sleep.
The fact is this is a great country because we’ve always embraced immigrants. The fact is we have every right to enforce our borders and to protect them, but we also need to provide a pathway for citizenship.
We must strictly enforce the Environmental Law, closing down the polluters that fail to meet the standards.
The Federal Trade Commission is supposed to enforce U.S. anti-trust law. Instead, the federal agency routinely violates U.S. anti-trust law by permitting monopoly concentrations of business interests.
Conflict is not inevitable, but disarmament is… everyone now accepts that if there is a default by Saddam the international community must act to enforce its will.
There may be circumstances in which damaging our relationship with countries over human rights is counterproductive and the benefits to human rights may be very small because of our limited capacity to enforce our stance. That was the dilemma the United States faced after Tiananmen Square.
Because of a massive backlog of asylum cases and an inability to quickly adjudicate and enforce them, more migrants are making the journey to our border.
And so I would not enforce a law that would reject people and turn them away without giving them a fair and due process to determine if we should give them asylum and refuge.
I tend to agree with those who say that a justice‘s duty is to the Constitution and that it is thus more legitimate for her to enforce her best understanding of the Constitution rather than a precedent she thinks is clearly in conflict with it.
We rely on our voter registration studies to warn states that they are failing to comply with the requirements of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993, which requires states to make reasonable efforts to clean their voter rolls. We can and have sued to enforce compliance with federal law.
You don’t hear TV cops griping because they have to enforce some Draconian law that shouldn’t be on the books in the first place, or lamenting vindictive excesses in sentencing. Hollywood, supposedly a frothing cauldron of liberalism, has always been conservative on crime.
No American should live in fear of going to work or sending their kids to school. Let’s end the fear. Let’s enforce existing gun laws.
If people think that women only wear the burqa because of coercive pressure, let them create ample opportunities for them, at the same time enforce laws making primary and secondary education compulsory, and then see what women actually do.
Laws are getting passed in states like Alabama that basically would punish American citizens who are ‘harboring’ people. Since the federal government hasn’t been able to muster or to get comprehensive immigration reform passed, states are taking it upon themselves to police and enforce laws.
We always have respect for our opponents, but we will try to enforce our own game.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a canonizing institution. Jann Wenner has worked to make Rolling Stone the keeper of the canon since 1970. I don’t like that, because he uses institutional power and he uses economic power to enforce those standards.
One of the things, one of the things that really got to me was the thing in Houston where you had the government, the mayor actually, trying to get the sermons of ministers. When the government tries to invade the church to enforce its own opinion on marriage, that’s when it’s time to resist.
Mayors do not have that authority to pick and choose what laws they’re going to enforce.
Arizona did not make illegal, illegal. It is a crime to enter or remain in the U.S. in violation of federal law. States have had inherent authority to enforce immigration laws when the federal government has failed or refused to do so.
The terms and conditions of the main social media sites are that you shouldn’t use it under the age of 13, but the companies do absolutely nothing to enforce against that. And they should, I think that should be a requirement.
It is my great honor to represent the men and women of DHS who work every day to enforce our laws and secure our nation.
I think it’s a fundamental responsibility of the federal government to enforce our nation’s borders.
Protests are fine. But in South Carolina we believe in the rule of law, and the people of this state should never doubt that as governor, I will enforce it.
I did vote to defund the Obama program that defers deporting the so-called DREAMers, because that was the president’s decision, and the president shouldn’t unilaterally get to decide what laws to enforce or not enforce.
You can’t put the Hollywood sign in a movie without paying them. That is a landmark in L.A. I’m sorry, remove it from our skyline, then. You know? How dare they. That should be public domain, right? But it’s privately owned, and they enforce that. They sue people. If you see it in the movie, they’ve paid for that.
Child labour is a global problem that needs a response from all sides. This means measures to help reduce poverty, improve education, enforce laws, improve employment prospects for adults, and ensure there are no benefits in employing children under working age.
We have to train our kids better and really enforce in them that no matter what mainstream media and pop culture and all of the terrible things around us say – that it’s OK to tear people down, that somehow it will make you feel better, and it’s OK to gossip about people – it won’t make you feel better.
Unfortunately, too many public school officials believe that cameras are needed to enforce order and discipline.
The party where humorless thought police work to enforce a rigid ideological discipline isn’t made up of Democrats. It comprises Republicans.
It was a privilege to serve as the assistant attorney general for civil rights, a role that allowed me to enforce the Civil Rights Act and help make its promise a reality.