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  • s  of a person; just and impartial; not prejudiced

  • I do not ask at this point that you oppose abortion, only that you speak about this issue in fair-minded words.
  • On its surface, the President's position seems supremely fair-minded: What could possibly be wrong with presenting more than one point of view on a topic that divides so many .
  • Though fair-minded and often generous to its intellectual opponents, the book is obviously an effort to discredit the reigning view that crime is largely, or entirely, the by .
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  • Why we fight for marriage equality
    I still find myself believing against all odds that we are essentially a fair-minded people and that, circuitous as the road may be, it always leads toward justice.
    June 27, 2013 - The Kansas City Star
  • The Best of the Mad Men Recap Reader Comments: ‘In Care Of’
    In his last Mad Men recap of the season, Matt Zoller Seitz called six the "weakest season," but dubbed the show overall  “consistently surprising, clever, intelligent and mostly fair-minded," a drama that is "genuinely interested in the construction of the human personality in all its contradictions, and in the ways that history ... More »        
    June 26, 2013 - Vulture

  • Patrick Leahy in The Associated Press
    I believe the fair-minded people will find her philosophy well within the legal mainstream,said Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the panel's chairman. "I welcome questions but urge senators on both sides to be fair. No one should presume that...
  • Jarrett Barrios in The Associated Press
    We're thrilled that `Today' show's `Modern Wedding Contest' now recognizes what most fair-minded Americans have already concluded — a wedding celebrates love and commitment, whether the spouses are straight or gay,said Jarrett Barrios,...
  • Charles Prince in USA Today
    Even in October, Prince said in a call to analysts: "I think any fair-minded person would say that strategic plan is working."

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