Examples of nonviolent in a Sentence
He argued that nonviolent drug offenders should receive shorter sentences.
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The 2011 film chronicles a Palestinian farmer's nonviolent resistance to the Israeli army.
Also, the county House of Corrections Day Reporting Center, which provides an alternative to incarceration for nonviolent offenders, will relocate to the building from 3732 W. Wisconsin Ave.
At the time, Warner was on probation for a nonviolent offense.
In December, Rosa Parks, having studied nonviolent protest at the Highlander Folk School, refused to move to the back of a Montgomery, Alabama, bus.
Nationally, as the Vera Institute Report shows, the overwhelming majority of female prisoners are held for nonviolent offenses and most are women of color.
The gathering, scheduled for Oct. 27-29 at Cobo Center, is expected to attract more than 3,000 people and aims to take on social injustice and uphold the feminist nonviolent resistance principles of the Women’s March, which is organizing the event.
After the Trump administration started targeting nonviolent offenders as well as felons, removal orders spiked 28%.
On May 4, 13 CORE and SNCC members embarked on their Freedom Ride through the American South with plans to engage in nonviolent protest and ensure that desegregation in public locales was being enforced.
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Related Wordsbloodless; conciliatory, irenic, pacific, peacemaking; nonbelligerent, unaggressive, unassertive; appeasing, conciliating, mollifying, pacifying, placating; calming, quieting, soothing
Near Antonymsarmed, martial, militant, military, warlike; aggressive, assertive, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, quarrelsome; antagonistic, argumentative, fierce, gladiatorial, hostile; tempestuous, volcanic
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