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The professors concluded that “abstinence-only programs have a stranglehold on sexuality education in Texas public schools.”Gail Collins on Texas’s Abstinence Sex Education Problems|Gail Collins|June 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The agreement lessened the stranglehold India-Pakistan tensions had put on trade in the region for decades.Richard Holbrooke's Last Mission in Afghanistan by David Rohde|David Rohde|November 26, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Galled by the stranglehold of the religious right, he has challenged the party to open itself up to young voters and new ideas.
He reached for the arm around his neck and began breaking it free from its stranglehold.The Sky Is Falling|Lester del Rey
Mrs. Trapes, I've got a stranglehold on that idea, for it is rather brilliant.The Definite Object|Jeffery Farnol
It gave them such a stranglehold––with the right sort of men––and Brace was the right sort.At the Crossroads|Harriet T. Comstock
The Party manipulators had now got their stranglehold on the country.Ireland Since Parnell|Daniel Desmond Sheehan
The smaller the group the tighter its stranglehold over your life and activities.The Legacy of Greece|Various