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MQM lawmaker Syed Ali Raza while opposing the bill said it would deprive the people of their basic rights, adding there were some reservations over 8 sections of the bill.
Opposing Counsel: Sure, if you have something to hide.
On national issues, Zine voted against council resolutions opposing the Iraq war and the Patriot Act, but supported another endorsing gay marriage.
LWVUS sent more than 25 action alerts on League priority issues, including election reform supporting HAVA funding and the Our Democracy, Our Airwaves Act; civil liberties calling for fixes to the Patriot Act, supporting the Security and Freedom Ensured Act (SAFE) and the Freedom to Read Act; supporting DC Voting Rights and opposing the elimination of DC gun laws enacted by the District's representative government; clean air opposing the dirty energy bill and the "Clear Skies" initiative; campaign finance reform defending the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act and opposing loopholes for soft money; and reproductive choice opposing the Unborn Victims of Violence Act and defending the United Nations Population Fund.
CPAs who keep their cool and convey concise, cogent information--whether in depositions or under an opposing attorney's attempts to discredit their testimonies--can have a pivotal impact on a conflict's resolution as well as the satisfaction of helping a client win (see "Basic Legal Concepts," page 33).
Expert witness engagements are unpredictable and opposing attorneys challenge CPA witnesses in depositions and cross-examinations, testing their expertise, methodologies and testimony.
In December 2003, Church & State printed an article by Erwin Chemerinsky opposing the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance ("One Nation Under The Constitution," December 2003 Church & State).
Thus otherwise gay-friendly lawmakers have tried to find a safe, if awkward, position: bashing Bush's amendment while family opposing equal marriage rights for gays.
As of mid-February, about 80 out of 150 school districts statewide adopted resolutions opposing the new law or planned to vote on a Warrant Article, which would tell the feds that voters "vigorously oppose any and all unfunded and under-funded federal educational mandates .
We are going to discuss the aquarium, but right now we passed a resolution opposing it too.
And considerably higher proportions of opposing than supporting sites include incorrect information (56% vs.
Sections -- using their own voluntary funds and properly distinguishing themselves as sections -- are allowed to lobby the legislature on a wider range of issues than the Bar itself, including opposing positions of other sections.
Make sure your team realizes that the opposing team is your guest and should be treated accordingly.
Postoperative scar formation results from the creation of opposing raw surfaces during sinonasal surgery.
Last spring, a handful of grassroots community and environmental groups sent delegations to Minneapolis for a conference opposing the ongoing expansion of airports.