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    And what is needed to prevent them from joining gangs was ample recreation for boys as well as girls, jobs and internships for training and money, and assistance to allow their families to live in decent homes. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    Another example of the educational inequality is the current debate over publicly financed school vouchers which will provide educational opportunities to a privileged handful, but deprive public schools of desperately needed resources. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    Giving a 10-year mandatory minimum for a second offense fist fight is not going to reduce the chance that someone will be stabbed 16 times when you are not funding any of the programs that are desperately needed to actually reduce juvenile crime. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    If we increase spending, we have got to raise taxes or any combination. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    In the Brown decision, the United States Supreme Court unanimously struck down the legal and moral footing of racially segregated public education in this country. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    It is difficult to overstate the importance of the Civil Rights Act. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    It is imperative, therefore, that we continue to recognize that a strong academic foundation is necessary for all students emerging from high school. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    It is virtually impossible to compete in today's global economy without a college degree. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    Mandatory minimums have been shown to be discriminatory and waste the taxpayers' money. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    No one should be denied the opportunity to get an education and increase their earning potential based solely on their inability to pay for a college education. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    One of the problems with even suggesting that purpose of a Federal law is for law enforcement officers to assist in protecting the public outside their jurisdictions is that it may give them encouragement or even a sense of obligation to do so. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    Present law has a process to ascertain whether or not a patient is in a persistent vegetative state, and it should not matter what politicians think. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    The death penalty is discriminatory and does not do anything about crime. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    The destinies of the two races in this country are indissolubly linked together, and the interests of both require that the common government of all shall not permit the seeds of race hate to be planted under the sanction of law. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    The first year of the Bush administration we used up all of the surplus and ended up just with the Social Security and Medicare surplus, and each year worse than the year before. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    The most money we have ever been able to get appropriated for the juvenile justice bills was $55 million a year, about one-tenth of what was necessary. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    There is nothing Federal about local volunteer fire departments. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    These funds will ensure that ports will be able to pay for adequate security measures to protect all Americans against terrorist attacks from our seaports. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    Unequal funding resources also results in unequal educational opportunity when you consider studies that show that one half of low income students who are qualified to attend college do not attend because they can't afford to. Bobby-ScottBobby Scott
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    Unfortunately, the elimination of incentives such as parole, good time credits and funding for college courses, means that fewer inmates participate in and excel in literacy, education, treatment and other development programs. Bobby-Scott/">Bobby Scott
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    We can be more inclusive. Bobby-Scott/">Bobby Scott
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    We can fight Big Industry. Bobby-Scott/">Bobby Scott
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    We can play politics, or we can reduce crime. Bobby-Scott/">Bobby Scott
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    We have to change directions back to the period of time when we made the tough choices, eliminated the deficit and created the surplus. Bobby-Scott/">Bobby Scott
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    We live in an information and knowledge-based economy. Bobby-Scott/">Bobby Scott
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    When you run up this kind of deficit, we talk about increasing the debt limit, but one thing you have to do is pay interest on all of that debt. Bobby-Scott/">Bobby Scott
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    While there are many obstacles that deter students from going to college, finances by no means should be the deciding factor. Bobby-Scott/">Bobby Scott
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    While we must ensure that these dangerous new drugs and precursors do not get in the hands of children or others who would use them improperly, we must also be aware that these same drugs have legitimate uses. Bobby-Scott/">Bobby Scott