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This has led to an increase in mass arrests of LGBTQ individuals, with 44 people being arrested as recently as June, and consequently being charged with breaching pandemic restrictions as they pertain to the sizes of public gatherings.Uganda president declines to sign queerphobic bill|Tinashe Chingarande|August 18, 2021|Washington Blade
Its original focus on issues pertaining specifically to women has expanded to broader topics concerning gender, sexual identity, race and economic class.
As a former San Diego city councilman, Alvarez said he’s been in plenty of closed-session meetings to discuss confidential information, which usually pertains to possible litigation.Water Authority’s Confidential Consultant Contracts Surprised Board|MacKenzie Elmer|August 4, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Focused more on music than getting into trouble, she’s also going through a process of self-discovery as it pertains to her sexuality.
As it pertains to restaurants, city officials seemed to hedge when speaking with the Inquirer about how the new guidance might impact restaurant dining.Philly Officials Now ‘Strongly Recommend’ Even Fully Vaccinated People Wear Masks Indoors|Dayna Evans|July 22, 2021|Eater
But today, a majority of Human Rights Council members voted that they may pertain to groups as well—specifically, to families.At the United Nations, It’s Human Rights, Putin-Style|Jay Michaelson|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The requested documents pertain to the store's policies on shoplifting prevention and detaining individuals suspected of theft.Skype Announces 'Collaboration Project'; Macy’s and Bloomingdale's Face Racial Profiling Investigations|The Fashion Beast Team|December 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In shows that pertain to the criminal-justice system, particularly those held behind bars, black people are suddenly “must haves.”
Etiquette Scholar also has some clever tips that pertain directly to business lunches.Romney and Obama’s First Lunch: A Social Etiquette Guide|Kevin Fallon|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They pertain to an intermediate plane, and their purpose is to conceal or justify sordid or atrocious realities.
Besides, that inspection did not pertain to me, since I was neither the oldest nor the most recent auditor.
You and all that pertain to you are my slaves, and are bound to do my bidding without a murmur.Xerxes|Jacob Abbott
Is it not evident that the thought of death in that case must borrow blackness and mystery of a kind that does not pertain to it?Beyond|Henry Seward Hubbard
But the creator is neither substance nor accident (attribute), hence plurality cannot pertain to him.
Hillel answers this objection by saying that these emotions do not pertain to the soul as such.