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He argued that nonviolent drug offenders should receive shorter sentences.
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Luther denounced medieval Christian charges that Jews were responsible for the death of Jesus and was a strong voice for nonviolent religious tolerance, Brown said.
The first groups to orchestrate zaps included the GAA and Gay Liberation Front (GLF), which formed in the wake of Stonewall and committed to nonviolent, but militant, resistance.
This account — which, again, comes from Miller himself — shows a high-level presidential adviser responding to a completely nonviolent and nonthreatening gesture by throwing away his own food.
Last week, 11 of them sued Salvaggio and the city in federal court, saying police illegally seized their cameras and cellphones, broke the ribs of one activist and used stun guns on nonviolent protesters.
Widely known as Bacha Khan, Abdul Ghaffar Khan was a close friend of Mohandas Gandhi in the nonviolent struggle for independence from the British Raj.
Alvis Williams was sentenced to 80 years in prison after a nonviolent incident in Kansas City.
One major difference is that, while New York two years ago capped solitary stays at 30 days, here in Philadelphia even minor, nonviolent infractions can lead to 15 days in segregation.
The policy then stated officers could not chase for misdemeanor offenses, such as drug possession, or nonviolent felonies, such as burglary.
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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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