Not exactly standard political MO for oppositions; not entirely inexplicable either.
These are three of 10 reasons the writers at the progressive blog Firedoglake give for their oppositions to the bill.
Its oppositions are no part of its realness; and therefore they can be overcome.
Yet he is aware that in the negative there is also a positive element, and that oppositions may be only differences.
It is obvious that all these "oppositions" may be made by using the right hand on the reins.
To them all administrations, and all oppositions were the same.
It is in the nature of oppositions to strive to win, even in spite of their interests.
The oppositions were there before, but they were not felt as oppositions.
With such "oppositions of science falsely so called," we have nothing to do.
Humanity is, then, a thing of oppositions, and of oppositions which are polar and substantial.
late 14c., an astrological term for the situation of two heavenly bodies exactly across from one another in the heavens, from Old French oposicion (12c.) or directly from Latin oppositionem (nominative oppositio) "act of opposing, a placing against," noun of action from past participle stem of opponere "set against" (see opponent). Meaning "that which is opposite something else" is from 1540s; meaning "contrast, antagonism" first attested 1580s; sense of "political party opposed to the one in power" is from 1704. Related: Oppositional.