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Dispatches Quotables


“These battles are going to rage no matter what the Supreme Court decides to do.”

Andrew Bath of the Thomas More Society on how the reversal of Roe v. Wade won’t mean the end of the abortion debate in America. 

“Every week we gather to worship a Savior who died for the whole world, not one part of it. What we call ourselves should make that clear.”

J.D. Greear, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, speaking in favor of changing the name of the Southern Baptists to “Great Commission Baptists.” 

“Instead of us doing business with China and China becoming more free, what has happened is a place like China has bought our silence with their money.”

Flimmaker Judd Apatow on Hollywood’s censoring of movies so as not to offend China’s Communist government. 

“It was 30 feet of flames on one side, 40 feet on the other side, and I’m the piece of toast in the middle.”

Caretaker Ron Jarrie, whose cabin was destroyed after he escaped the North Complex fire in California.

“That’s definitely a MiG-29. I’m glad to see it’s supporting our troops.”

Pierre Sprey, who helped design both the F-16 and A-10 planes for the U.S. Air Force, on an ad from the Trump campaign that urges readers to “support our troops” but pictures a Russian jet in the background.