Wednesday, December 12, 2012 3:02 am
Quotations of the day
By The Associated Press
"If I had looked back, I might not be standing here. I might have been one of the ones who got hit." - Fairview, Oregon, resident Shaun Wik on his decision to flee when gunman at a shopping mall in a Portland suburb fired three shots and ordered everyone to "get down." The gunman killed two people before killing himself.
"It's an issue that will generate confusion in a society that has forever taken the father's name. But these changes in society have to be accepted." - Uruguayan lawmaker Anibal Gloodtdofsky on a proposal to let all couples decide whose surname goes first when they name their children.