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He argued that nonviolent drug offenders should receive shorter sentences.
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Planet Syria is a nonviolent activist organization with the mission of spreading the word about the Syrian crisis through peace talks.
The Bedford Heights center will house up to 200 male inmates sentenced to 60 to 90 days in jail for nonviolent, nonsexual, low-level felony and misdemeanor charges, Mills said.
The peace laureate's influence would also be felt in the nonviolent protests of 1989 that brought down the Berlin Wall, the GDR and ultimately the rest of the Eastern bloc.
Tuesday night’s demonstration was an extension of the work done by West Hartford residents and advocates to keep the conversation about King’s message of nonviolent protest alive.
Delivering Stephon Clark's eulogy Thursday, the Rev. Al Sharpton praised demonstrators for their restraint and urged them to follow the lead of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his advocacy of nonviolent protest.
His nonviolent crusade, begun as a fight against segregation, had broadened to embrace other social issues, including economic inequality and an end to the Vietnam War.
Those findings come from a study published in the journal Addiction that suggests prescribing methadone — an opioid often used to treat dependance on other opioids — to addicted prisoners can significantly reduce violent and nonviolent crime.
But Jason Goldstick and colleagues at the University of Michigan have developed a scoring system to better sort out levels of risk even among those who come in for nonviolent injuries.
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NONVIOLENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nonviolent for English Language Learners
: not using or involving violence
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