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Example sentences from the Web for dissent
The city is disappointed with the majority decision, but agrees with the well-written and well-reasoned dissent.Court strikes down bans on conversion therapy as violations of free speech|Chris Johnson|November 20, 2020|Washington Blade
The report also said that the importance of China’s market had been overshadowed by political factors, such as the persecution of Uighurs in Xinjiang, the oppression of dissent in Hong Kong, and the rise of pugnacious “wolf warrior” diplomats.Is China ‘open for business’? Beijing is sending mixed messages|eamonbarrett|November 5, 2020|Fortune
The state prevailed here over dissent from the Supreme Court’s liberals.Five Supreme Court rulings that signal what to expect next|Bobbie Johnson|October 30, 2020|MIT Technology Review
No longer was my work a radical dissent from the mainstream.Meet Four Craft Chocolate Makers Decolonizing the Industry|Jinji Fraser|October 22, 2020|Eater
I’m not expressing assent or dissent with the morality of that position.To Democrats’ frustration, GOP predicts clear sailing as Barrett testimony ends|Robert Barnes, Seung Min Kim, Ann Marimow|October 15, 2020|Washington Post
NEW ORLEANS — John Boehner was reelected House Speaker yesterday by his Republican colleagues despite some dissenting members.
The only dissenting colleague said, “It reminds me of the head of a pharaoh.”
And even the primary dissenting opinion used a version of originalism.The Outside Game of Justice Scalia, a Loner With Clout|David Fontana|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When there were dissenting opinions, the plan was to note them in the footnotes.Obama’s Panel on Domestic Spying Abuses Didn’t Pull Its Punches|Daniel Klaidman|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Religious liberty, Jefferson argued, denies the majority any right to coerce a dissenting minority, even one hostile to religion.Thomas Jefferson’s Quran: How Islam Shaped the Founders|R.B. Bernstein|September 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She waved a dissenting hand, and went on, paying no further heed to their renewed cries which sought to detain her.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
He was born in Wales, and educated for a dissenting minister, and officiated as such more than 40 years.
The memorable resolution, declaring the North American colonies independent, passed by congress, without one dissenting colony.
I am sorry I cannot discover my opinion of this kind of writing, without dissenting much from his, whose memory I love and honour.The Works Of John Dryden, Volume 4 (of 18)|John Dryden
Another "mad enthusiast for liberty" and "one or two dissenting Divines" were also apprehended.