Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of coerce.

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Examples

  • Newbie field agent Marianna Bonaventure enlists the aid of (and by "enlists the aid of" I mean "coerces") consultant Jonathan Knox.

    REVIEW: Singularity by Bill DeSmedt

  • But, of course, only the pope or the Vatican ever "coerces" anyone in the eyes of the media.

    GetReligion

  • In it he called on the Court to repudiate these earlier decisions and to make clear that the government violates the Establishment Clause only if it coerces religious participation or creates a church.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • In a brief submitted by Solicitor General Kenneth Starr and Deputy Solicitor General John G. Roberts, Jr., the Bush administration argued that the Court should abandon the view of the Establishment Clause that had been followed for decades and instead find that the government violates the First Amendment only if it coerces religious participation or literally establishes a church.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • He urged that the government should be found to violate the Establishment Clause only if it literally establishes a church or coerces religious participation.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • There seems little doubt as to where the two new justices, Roberts and Alito, will be on issues concerning church and state: they almost surely will join Justices Scalia, Kennedy, and Thomas in creating a majority to dramatically change the law and hold that the government violates the Establishment Clause only if it creates a church or coerces religious participation.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • As the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission has long documented, China subsidizes exports, provides bank loans to industry at zero or negative interest rates, and either bribes or coerces US industry to locate production in China for export but not for China's internal market.

    Robert Kuttner: Trade War Is Here -- and We've Disarmed

  • Two Connecticut high school students whose district voted to hold June commencement for two high schools at an area megachurch are suing the district, saying the arrangement "coerces students and parents to receive the overwhelming religious message" of the church as the price of attending "a seminal event in their lives."

    ACLU sues school district to stop graduation at Conn. church

  • According to the coercion standard established in Lee (“subtle and indirect public and peer pressure”), I am persuaded the Pledge coerces.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Ninth Circuit Upholds “Under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance,

  • He need not mention Romney by name, but he needs to lay out his case, namely, "You're not the conservative to take on Obama if you've championed a health-care plan that coerces Americans to buy insurance they don't want."

    How to make a splash at CPAC

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