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Blockade

The act of preventing food, medicine, materials and/or other supplies from entering or leaving a country. A blockade occurs when one country sends its military and sets up a perimeter, disallowing the blockaded supplies from being exported or imported. A blockade is an act of war and is obviously disruptive to international trade.
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Although the blockaders were violating Canadian law by their actions, had they not taken the actions they did they would have been in violation of Haida law.
I was courteous and receptive as I sought out diverse perspectives, but I also remained honest about my fundamental support for the blockaders at Slant Lake and their long-term goals of environmental protection, cultural revitalization, and political self-determination.
WHETHER or not it was "news management", it took the alarming move of a "red alert" in the NHS and warnings of lives in danger, to bring the blockaders to heel.
As onlookers and looters entered the city from one end, and as blockaders continued to release each other's arms and move to shelter and food, exhausted Seattle police, as well as a significant number of Sheriff and State Patrol officers who had joined in policing earlier that day under a mutual aid pact, pushed demonstrators east and north away from the center city.
In 1993, however, the Supreme Court held that the law could not provide a federal cause of action against clinic blockaders.
When she reaches the front door, she is lifted up by escorts, over the heads of the blockaders, and sheltered by still more escorts as she enters the clinic.
Clinic blockaders hooked arms and crawled like children, praying with all the conviction only true believers can muster, and crying, crying real tears for all the murdered babies.
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Specializing in high-profile, precedent-setting cases, the ACLJ has already scored several major victories: a Supreme Court ruling that an anti-discrimination law may not be used to sue abortion-clinic blockaders in federal court; another Supreme Court ruling that public schools must provide church groups with "equal access" to after-school campus facilities; and a Fifth U.
The Court will again deal with Operation Rescue's blockades this coming year, when it will decide whether to allow the RICO law, which enhances the penalty for a pattern of "racketeering activity" and has been interpreted by the Court to apply to almost every crime in the penal code, to be used against the abortion clinic blockaders.
I wish one of those clinic blockaders would help me face one day of this pregnancy.
In addition, anecdotal and manuscript evidence informs the author's discussions of local and county-wide divisions that rent the South and kept blockaders from mounting a region-wide reaction like that which characterized most southern reactions to Reconstruction.