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Law vs. Moral Values

Law vs. Moral Values
April 29, 2009 by Walter E. Williams

Policemen and laws can never replace customs, traditions and moral values as a means for regulating human behavior. At best, the police and criminal justice system are the last desperate line of defense for a civilized society. Our increased reliance on laws to regulate behavior is a measure of how uncivilized we’ve become.

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