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  • The U.S. Senate is expected to vote next month on a bill proposed by Massachusetts Senator John Kerry that would lift what he calls a Draconian travel ban that has caused thousands of Canadians and other foreigners to be refused entry to the United States because they have the virus that causes AIDS.

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  • "Sigh...unfortunately any proposal along those lines in these United States is met with responses that invariably contain the word 'Draconian'...."

    Forbes.com: News

  • These attitudes were usually codified in Draconian laws that enjoyed strong support by the orthodox religion of the country, thus lending the regime cover for its abuses.

    Think Progress » Bush Claims Program That Monitors Tens of Millions of Americans ‘Strictly Targets Al Qaeda’

  • That so-called trigger may be in jeopardy, with both Democrats and Republicans leery of steep cutbacks at the Pentagon that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has called "Draconian."

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Even that so-called trigger may be in jeopardy, with both Democrats and Republicans leery of steep cutbacks at the Pentagon that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has called "Draconian."

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • But such measures are called Draconian by Dr. Susan Ice, a medical director for an eating disorders treatment center and member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America health initiative.

    WTOP / Business / Biz Stories

  • Charter boat captains, as well as commercial fishermen, say the regulations are "Draconian '" and economically devastating.

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  • Prof. Hurley notes that U.S. regulations put "Draconian" restrictions on the amount and terms of loans to insiders.

    Foreign Loans Fueled Crisis in Iceland

  • 'Draconian' anti-immigration legislation passed in Mississippi

    The Media Consortium: Weekly Diaspora: Protecting Haitian Refugees Through Immigration Reform

  • This willy-nilly negotiating seems at the very least arbitrary and, worse, like some kind of Draconian muscle-flexing.

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