All Americans owe a debt of gratitude to Dr. King for his bravery and commitment to civil rights and nonviolence that changed this nation - and world - for the better.
We all would like to see a brighter future for Haiti, and I hope this conference will serve to explore many views. Respect for human rights, freedom, and the rule of law must be established in the poorest nation in our hemisphere.
The freedom of thought and expression is one of the most sacred rights in this country.
Preventing terrorist attacks is of the highest important, but trashing the Constitution is not the right way to do it.