ad hominem

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appealing to personal considerations (rather than to fact or reason)

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The government has launched a crackdown on witch doctors and traditional healers who are responsible for orchestrating attacks against persons with albinism.
Nearly half (48 percent) of violent crime against persons with disabilities was reported to police in 2013, similar to that reported for persons without disabilities (44 percent).
The proportion of deployments against persons recorded as Asian is 8.
Abou Faour requested to broaden the investigations in this file and to take the necessary legal measures against persons involved in this file in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk informed about the establishment of the governmental committee on sanctions against persons supporting and financing terrorism in Ukraine.
BRUSSELS, July 19 (KUNA) -- The EU Saturday published in its Official Journal the legal basis to expand sanctions against persons and bodies threatening Ukraine's sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence.
Crimes against persons and property dropped to 490 incidents from 522.
Attorney General's office, part of which requires all new and existing buildings and tenant spaces used for commerce to conform to new accessibility standards for the disabled or be subject to a $50,000 maximum civil penalty for discrimination against persons physically impaired, deaf or blind.
Many people don't realize that financial abuse of the elderly is the number one crime committed against persons 65 and older," said Dr.
Martha Stewart committed no offenses against persons or property, yet she had the audacity to proclaim her innocence.
LAHORE -- A strict action will be taken against persons involved in tempering measurements and weights at shops and petrol pumps.
Violence against persons in poor (51 percent) and low-income (50 percent) households was more likely to be reported to police than violence against persons in mid- (43 percent) and high- (45 percent) income households.
PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police have registered 1516 more cases against persons for holding fake CNICs in the ongoing crackdown against bogus identity holders.
Proclaiming that each of their faiths considers human life a gift from God, they declared that "Violence against persons or the violation of their basic rights are for us not only against [human]-made laws but also breaking God's law.
In these cases, the courts held that the Service's policy of refusing to consider offers from debtors in bankruptcy proceedings violates Bankruptcy Code provisions prohibiting discrimination against persons who have filed bankruptcy.