For the record, Huckabee is no Johnny-come-lately to the cause of overhauling the tax system.
The DOMA case, United States v. Windsor, also furthers the cause of LGBT rights, but, in many ways, for the wrong reasons.
This could become a classic example of government failure, where too much intervention can cause the market to stop functioning.
The greater the problems, the more attention to their cause.
Sara says Hubbard, while he was writing Dianetics, kicked her stomach several times to attempt to cause a miscarriage.
Nobody was sure of him, and this cause augmented the difficulties of his position.
This is my plea, on this I rest my cause— What saith my counsel, learned in the laws?
Thus, the sand will be undermined by the waves, and this will cause the block to fall into the sea.
But those which cause my disquiet I am willing to have remote from your hearing.
Hay, wary man-about-town as he was, noted the flush, and guessed its cause.
c.1200, "reason for action, grounds for action; motive," from Old French cause "cause, reason; lawsuit, case in law" (12c.), and directly from Latin causa "a cause; a reason; interest; judicial process, lawsuit," of unknown origin.
In English, sense of "matter of concern; side taken in controversy" is from c.1300; that of "the source of an effect" is early 14c.; meaning "reason for something taking place" is late 14c. Cause célèbre "celebrated legal case" is 1763, from French. Cause why? "for what reason?" is in Chaucer.
late 14c., "produce an effect," also "impel, compel," from Old French causer "to cause" (13c.) and directly from Medieval Latin causare, from Latin causa "a cause; a reason; interest; judicial process, lawsuit," of unknown origin. Related: Caused; causing. Classical Latin causari meant "to plead, to debate a question."