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Synonyms for law-abiding

Synonyms for law-abiding

(of individuals) adhering strictly to laws and rules and customs


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By opening in the nation's prisons a second front in the war on crime, we will save billions of dollars, make our streets and homes a lot safer and reclaim thousands of individuals to lives as responsible parents, hard workers, taxpayers, and law-abiding citizens.
The campaign by the Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) drew 18 complaints, including 10 from listeners who said it was offensive for encouraging people to report law-abiding citizens who acted in the ways described.
Dated July 4, the letter asks the Senator whether he believes laws in the city of Chicago--his hometown--that ban law-abiding citizens from having firearms, including handguns in their home, violate the Second Amendment.
LAW-abiding citizens are sick of the criminal fraternity being treated so leniently, let off for pleading guilty with no punishment and going on to commit crimes time and time again.
I wonder how many hard working law-abiding people will ever have so much money in their bank account.
Ron Moreland asks, ``Why is it so difficult to ask these `law-abiding' illegal immigrants to do it the law-abiding way?
note that this Review Conference is not negotiating a 'global [gun] ban,' nor do we wish to deny law-abiding citizens their right to bear arms in accordance with their national laws.
Prime Minister Tony Blair yesterday called for a rebalancing of the criminal justice system in favour of what he termed 'the decent law-abiding majority'.
The Founding Fathers designed the right to keep and bear arms as an individual right for law-abiding Americans," says Autumn Fogg, an NRA spokesperson.
Mazars, which specialises in audit, tax and advisory services, says the estimated pounds 5 billion extra tax take -which would fund almost 200,000 extra teachers - could be even higher with a tighter system of targeting, with the twin benefit of reducing the number of law-abiding businesses disrupted.
WHEN are the public going to demand laws to protect law-abiding people from murderers, muggings, rape and yobbish behaviour, which is increasing at an alarming rate?
Yet, every law-abiding Oregonian with a college degree from a non-accredited institution will now have to draw attention to that fact--on any resume, letterhead, business card, announcement or advertisement in which the person claims to have the degree.
And the Pharisees, we might imagine, had a good track record when it came to obeying the law, since law-abiding was their great zeal.
The Safe Act protects the liberty and privacy of law-abiding Americans, while still allowing law enforcement to do the critically important work of fighting terrorism.