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gag rule

noun as in gag order

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A gag rule tabling every petition that discussed slavery effectively prevented members of Congress from debating the issue.

In the convention, Washington scrupulously followed the gag rule, so his thoughts on the proceedings are somewhat unknown.

President Obama repealed the policy, also known as “Global Gag Rule,” in 2009.

He repealed the global gag rule, and restored integrity to scientific research and government programs.

Every year Mr. Adams renewed his motion to strike out the gag rule, and forced it to a vote.

Poor, deluded public; poor, secluded girls; they are not to blame, they do the very best they can under the gag-rule of Rome.


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