Parents of teen suicides have fought to put strict anti-bullying laws in 41 states.
And of course, in each of these states, African Americans voted for Democrats in similar or larger numbers.
Firearm deaths are significantly lower in states with stricter gun control legislation.
states might find some savings in some cases, but what's more likely is a big cost shift onto seniors and their families.
These are the three New York states of mind, and what they have in common are longing and a quantity of delusion.
By 1912 the number had grown to twenty-three thousand girls in twelve states.
Nor was the condition of the other states of the empire better than that of Lu.
With us, the power of emancipation is in the states, not in Congress.
Thus we see that matter may be roughly divided into three states, viz.
The Constitution is a "compact, to which the states are the parties."
early 13c., "circumstances, temporary attributes of a person or thing, conditions," from Latin status "manner of standing, position, condition," noun of action from past participle stem of stare "to stand" from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Some Middle English senses are via Old French estat (French état; see estate).
The Latin word was adopted into other modern Germanic languages (e.g. German, Dutch staat) but chiefly in the political senses only. Meaning "physical condition as regards form or structure" is attested from late 13c. Meaning "mental or emotional condition" is attested from 1530s (phrase state of mind first attested 1749); colloquial sense of "agitated or perturbed state" is from 1837.
He [the President] shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient. [U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section iii]
"political organization of a country, supreme civil power, government," 1530s, from state (n.1); this sense grew out of the meaning "condition of a country" with regard to government, prosperity, etc. (late 13c.), from Latin phrases such as status rei publicæ "condition of the republic." Often in phrase church and state, which is attested from 1580s.
The sense of "semi-independent political entity under a federal authority" (as in the United States of America) is from 1856; the British North American colonies occasionally were called states as far back as 1630s. The states has been short for "the United States of America" since 1777; hence stateside (1944), World War II U.S. military slang. State rights in U.S. political sense is attested from 1798; form states rights is first recorded 1858.
1590s, "to set in a position," from state (n.1); the sense of "declare in words" is first attested 1640s, from the notion of "placing" something on the record. Related: Stated; stating.
A condition or situation; status.