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The Samaritan guidelines are written around the assumption that suicide is a purely irrational act, an act spurred by illness.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That action ignited protests that rocked Wisconsin and spurred a recall—only the second recall of a governor in U.S. history.The Next Phase of the Koch Brothers’ War on Unions|Carl Deal and Tia Lessin|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But what spurred him to action was a Washington Post study of the post-9/11 veteran population.
Anger about Citizens United has spurred a movement to amend the Constitution to reverse the opinion.Undo Citizens United? We’d Only Scratch the Surface|Jedediah Purdy|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Republicans, spurred on by the Tea Party, have taken the approach that they will oppose anything proposed by the President.
I rose hastily, mounted my horse, and spurred to the rendezvous of the general staff.
We spurred across the plain to the mouth of a deep, wooded defile, through which the Prussian grand corps d'armée were advancing.
Mrs. Kerricks prize spurred every girl who had the least ability in that direction to begin writing a dramatic piece.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
Bascomb spurred his tired horse cruelly, and they got past Hot Springs at a fairly good gait.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
Many fled on foot across the fields, others mounting in wild haste spurred their horses.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn