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Most often, the doctrine is invoked by minors seeking an abortion without parental consent.
I was on Charlie Rose recently, and in discussing Marilyn Monroe he asked, what do you think was her great appeal?Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These are not sidelines to conservative Christian doctrine, but centerpieces of it.
If it leads to real change, not just in tone, but also in doctrine and policy, it would indeed be an earthquake.Pope Francis Pushes the Church Another Step Further on Gays|Gene Robinson|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Francis has also implied that his hands are tied when it comes to changing doctrine or altering church teachings.
Several able speakers had made long addresses in support of the bill when one Mr. Morrisett, from Monroe, took the floor.
The doctrine of international free trade, albeit the most conspicuous of its applications, was but one case under the general law.
“Doctrine”—the Monroe doctrine declared that no foreign power should acquire additional dominion in America.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
But the central economic doctrine of cost can not be shaken by mere denunciation.
He forgot the great doctrine of humility, and declared that "Mister" Weston should have the volume that very night.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
British Dictionary definitions for Monroe Doctrine
Cultural definitions for Monroe Doctrine
A statement of foreign policy issued by President James Monroe in 1823, declaring that the United States would not tolerate intervention by European nations in the affairs of nations in the Americas. Monroe also promised that the United States would not interfere with European colonies already established or with governments in Europe.