Quote – Barry Goldwater (R-AZ)

I say further that for this great legislative body to ignore the Constitution and the fundamental concepts of our governmental system is to act in a manner which could ultimately destroy the freedom of all American citizens, including the freedoms of the very persons whose feelings and whose liberties are the major subject of this legislation.

Senate Discussion of 1964 Civil Rights Act, taken from the Congressional Record (pgs 14310-14319).

Thursday, June 18, 1964