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“If a child can’t open up a bottle of aspirin, we should make sure that they can’t pull the trigger on a gun.”—Barack Obama, president of the United States

“If a person has a choice between living in fear and violence and even a temporary moment of safety in the U.S., they’re going to pick safety.” —Ali Noorani, who runs a nonprofit that advocates for immigrants

“No community has ever put themselves out of poverty without addressing sanitation.” —Brian Arbogast, a sanitation technology expert

“There are all kinds of discussions about the endgame. Do we save face? Do we avoid appearing heavy-handed? Do we want to get in a shootout with a bunch of ranchers from Nevada?” —Steve Ijames, a retired police officer and expert on use of force, on how police should respond to the Oregon standoff

(Previous quotes from our sources here)