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abridgement

uhb rij muhnt

  • n  a shortened version of a written work

  • Typical Stokowski abridgement preserving a few of the opera's salient pages.
  • He ruled that the act's ban against labor unions spending funds for political purposes was an "unconstitutional abridgement" of civil rights, and dismissed a test case against Phil .
  • Since the abridgement, published as Revolt in the Desert, ran to only 130,000 words, the legend grew that the expurgated material contained frightful disclosures, savage .
News & Articles

  • WyLiberty Attorneys Sue City of Cheyenne
    Wyoming Liberty Group attorneys sued the City of Cheyenne on behalf of resident Ronald Williams in the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming today, challenging provisions of the Cheyenne Unified Development Code (UDC) that restrict political signs on private property as an unconstitutional abridgement of free speech.
    Jan. 10, 2014 - KGWN-TV Cheyenne
Quotes

  • James Madison in Kodiak Daily Mirror
    James Madison said, "I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations."
  • William Rehnquist in First Amendment Center
    Rehnquist said that the Court's public employee free-speech cases "do not support the conclusion that a public employee forfeits his protection against governmental abridgement of freedom of speech if he decides to express his views privately rather...
  • Guillermo del Toro in SyFyPortal
    But del Toro said optimistically, "There is enough ...... narrative abridgement and some other pieces of narrative and suggestions and appendix notes and this and that to guide and create something that will not infringe anything else. But it's too...

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