Comments: "ZETA:" Either the Child or the Parent of PETA. You Decide.

Someone once asked why Florida does not have any laws against people having sex with animals. I was more shocked that humanity needs laws to remind people not to have sex with animals.

Posted by Potsie at November 27, 2012 4:07 PM

You cannot legislate morality.

Posted by pdwalker at November 27, 2012 8:58 PM

Br'er walker,

However, one can apparently legislate immorality with some success.

Posted by Rob De Witt at November 27, 2012 11:16 PM

Laws can make the immoral behave -- at least openly -- as if they were moral. Too much of the time, these days, what is legal isn't moral and what is illegal isn't immoral, and people are too stupid to understand the difference.

Posted by mushroom at November 28, 2012 7:33 AM

Actually, Bastiat, said it better than I can -- When law and morality are in contradiction, the citizen finds himself in the cruel dilemma of either losing his moral sense or of losing respect for the law.

Posted by mushroom at November 28, 2012 7:36 AM

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