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One board member warned that while the proposals “sound innocuous,” they could result in “all sorts of bad law” being forced upon the program.When Births Go Horribly Wrong, Florida Protects Doctors and Forces Families to Pay the Price|by Carol Marbin Miller and Daniel Chang, Miami Herald|April 8, 2021|ProPublica
Such a framing, which exposes the human costs of restrictive voting laws, paints a compelling case for making it easier to vote and for why provisions that may seem innocuous on their face can do grave harm to our most sacred principles.Lyndon Johnson’s vision for voting rights offers a blueprint for protecting them|Kyle Longley|April 8, 2021|Washington Post
The image results for boys are mostly innocuous, whereas the results for girls are dominated by sexualized imagery.
I apologized profusely on behalf of my mother to the parents, ashamed to have complained about what they, and consequently, I, believed to be an innocuous children’s game.I grew up in the South as an Asian American. It was clear I wasn’t welcome.|Cecilia Kim|March 18, 2021|Washington Post
So she didn’t think much of it when she posted what she thought was an innocuous tweet to her 800 or so followers, praising a line from Marvel’s latest hit show, “WandaVision.”How a ‘WandaVision’ viral tweet explains the passion of Marvel fans — and haters|Travis Andrews|March 5, 2021|Washington Post
Some have innocuous-seeming URLs like cardpool.com or giftcardgranny.com, which cloak the sinister operations.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The contrarians of the world went full Oliver Stone on the innocuous tune, branding it “problematic” and “anti-feminist.”‘All About That Bass’ Singer Meghan Trainor On Haters and Her Polarizing (and Unlikely) No. 1 Hit|Marlow Stern|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The film, however, makes Asher a pilot and Fiona a caretaker to the newborns—seemingly innocuous decisions that become meaningful.Why 'The Giver' Movie Will Disappoint the Book's Fans|Kevin Fallon|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One faction contends violent games invite real-world brutality, and the other faction defends violent games as innocuous.Playing Violent Video Games Makes You a Better Person, Study Says|Kevin Zawacki|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It feels like an innocuous moment, it should be an innocuous moment, but such moments are like serrated precipices.
I wonder if you would have eschewed the harmless, necessary tub and danced upon the broken bones of the innocuous toothbrush.The Letters of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
They transgressed only to the innocuous extent of smuggling moneyed stowaways and contraband goods.Eastern Nights - and Flights|Alan Bott
Having no means the Commission could do absolutely nothing, and hence may be said to be in a state of "innocuous desuetude."
Dr. Grassi mentions an innocuous and yet conclusive experiment that every one can try.
They could hardly both have been wandering there for the innocuous purpose you attribute to Miss Turner.Mrs. Vanderstein's jewels|Mrs. Charles Bryce