"I'm all for party loyalty, but God gave me a brain and I use it."
Harold Metts, Democratic state senator from Rhode Island and co-sponsor of a voter ID law in that state, on widespread opposition to such laws within his party.
"This country has changed. We've lost something."
Aaron Biber, an 89-year-old business owner in the riot-plagued Tottenham neighborhood of London, on the recent violence and looting (see "London fights back" in this issue).
"A new way to bake for the next generation of chefs."
Hasbro in a statement announcing the Easy Bake Ultimate Oven. The toymaker has since 1963 relied on a 100-watt bulb as the heat source for its bestselling Easy Bake Oven. Since new rules passed by Congress will ban the bulb in favor of energy-efficient lighting, Hasbro will this month introduce a new oven with its own internal heating element.
"Pregnancy is not a disease, and children are not a 'health problem'-they are the next generation of Americans."
Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, on a decision by the Obama administration to require health insurance plans to cover birth control and abortion drugs without a co-pay (see "Moment of decision" in this issue).
"We we're not aware of how the lemonade was made, who made the lemonade, [or] what the lemonade was made with."
Midway, Ga., Police Chief Kelly Morningstar on shutting down a lemonade stand set up by three local girls. City law requires sellers to obtain business and food permits.