clear and present danger

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a standard for judging when freedom of speech can be abridged

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These experts have hands-on experience defending against terror attacks and agree unanimously that 50 caliber anti-armor sniper rifles present a clear and present danger to national security," states study author Tom Diaz, VPC senior policy analyst.
Noyce was not happy that TV's JAG used scenes from Clear and Present Danger without permission.
Whatever danger Saddam Hussein may pose in the future, he is not a clear and present danger to the peace of the world.
The address on the vehicle registration was considered sufficient for probable cause in Llaguno because the crimes were serious and the killer posed a clear and present danger.
Firing the entire central office staff will create a clear and present danger to our school children.
CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER C4,10pm Tom Clancy's novel adapted for the big screen starring Harrison Ford and Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer and James Early Jones.