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Bill Schubart: Can we legislate morality?

Vt Digger - - 9:08 am Mon May 11th, 2015

We pride ourselves on being a nation of laws, perhaps too many laws. Much as we try, we can never translate moral obligations or prohibitions into legal ones.

Moral codes differ with time, culture and religion. Our Constitution enshrines the diversity of moral codes, but demands consistency in the enactment and enforcement of our laws.

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