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Voting-rights advocates said they are concerned with requirements that create more opportunities for voters to make mistakes and potentially make it less likely for their ballot to count.

Of course, for many privacy advocates, surveillance drones capturing people’s every move is a dystopian nightmare.

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Globally, the commitment has been well received by climate advocates.

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Instead, according to records obtained by ProPublica, the deputy contacted the Heritage Foundation’s Hans von Spakovsky, a leading advocate for the discredited argument that American elections are tainted by widespread voting fraud.

This is a tremendous opportunity for someone who has the credibility and composure to lead the search community as an educator and an advocate.

I am fighting that quota because I am an advocate of competition.

As a well-known advocate for Baluch rights in Iran, young Iranians reach out to him for advice.

He is a true advocate for human rights who has paid a horrible price for standing up against the Assad dictatorship.

Another step is to require a lawyer or advocate present during questioning of people with ID.

How, then, are LGBT people to advocate for their rights (civil, human, or otherwise) if they cannot even identify themselves?

Few, however, can now be found who do not advocate utilization of the principle to a greater or less degree in every organ.

Alexis Normand, advocate of the parliament of Paris, died; justly celebrated for his love of justice.

The day before her trial, her advocate, Chauveau de la Garde, visited her to consult respecting her defense.

Philip Livingston, a signer and a strenuous advocate for the declaration of independence, died.

He was the advocate of experimental rather than theoretical systems of medicine, and early adopted the practice of inoculation.


On this page you'll find 176 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to advocate, such as: backer, campaigner, defender, lawyer, promoter, and proponent.

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