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refuse

(re′ūs″) [Fr. refus, denial, rejection]
Anything discarded; garbage, trash, waste.
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Dr Okimoto and colleagues wrote that the benefits people felt from refusing to say sorry "appeared to trump any potential negative effect on self-esteem resulting from the defence of harmful actions.
Around the country, there are more and more cases of pharmacists refusing to dispense the drug, according to NARAL.
The ACLJ is also representing an Illinois emergency medical technician who was fired for refusing to drive a woman to an abortion clinic.
Other breaches of FOIA include refusing trade reporters entrance to press conferences and denying the waiver of fees in those cases when the requester meets the public interest test or falls within certain other categories covered by FOIA.
The present situation of bishops refusing Communion to pro-choice legislators is just a modern version of the same old issue.
And the claim of "complete freedom" made in the ACOFP statement is immediately rendered bogus by a list of unacceptable reasons for refusing to accept a patient.
On 7 October 1997, she was found guilty by an Ontario Human Rights Board of Inquiry of having violated section 1 of the Ontario Human Rights Code, by refusing on religious grounds to issue a Gay Pride proclamation on request by the Homophile Association of London, Ontario.
Their ruling does not give reasons for refusing permission to challenge the Court of Appeal's decision to uphold the conviction.
Women who had not heard of the female condom had reduced odds of refusing to try it (0.
Circuit Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit reviewed a case where a Florida deputy sheriff was fired after refusing to answer questions at an administrative hearing where he had been advised that he was not being compelled to answer any questions.
Under the new rules, assertion of privilege would become the only justification for refusing to provide the actual records or their location.
The majority paid lip service to this concern by observing that a facility may preserve its right to appeal simply by refusing to submit a POC upon being found out of compliance.