Example sentences for: acts

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  • (iv) Other relevant information or requirements under Acts and Executive orders

  • In the absence of other federal law enforcement agencies--there was no FBI until 1908--the service over time took on new jobs: combating the terrorist acts of the Ku Klux Klan, which had sprung up in the Reconstruction South; conducting espionage during the Spanish-American War and World War I; investigating the Harding administration's Teapot Dome scandal; and helping to apprehend the gangster Al Capone for tax fraud.

  • The problem with the idea of hate crime, aside from the fact that violent crime is inherently hateful, as you say, is that it doesn't distinguish between deliberate terrorism and acts that may be motivated in whole or in part by bigotry but don't have a purposeful agenda behind them.

  • Through not more than one authorizing committee and one appropriating subcommittee in each house, Congress should be able to ask the secretary of homeland security whether he or she has the resources to provide reasonable security against major terrorist acts within the United States and to hold the secretary accountable for the department's performance.

  • In other words, when democratically elected governments act pro affirmative action, judges should overrule them; when democracy acts anti affirmative action, the people's will must be sacrosanct.


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