Wharton: Rape crisis center, animal shelter play ‘pivotal role’ for city
From a June 10 Editorial Board meeting with the Commercial Appeal:
“Government is supposed to be an embodiment of the values that a society wants,” Wharton said. “A value of a much higher order is the respect for a woman’s personhood and it is government’s paramount obligation to make sure in every way possible the powers of the government are used to insure the integrity of one’s personhood.”
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