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  • Compelled: Compelled is a 1960 British film. References External links : http://www. imdb. com/title/tt0053730/?ref_nm_flmg_dr_1 Compelled at IMDB ...
  • Compelled signalling: The term compelled signalling refers to a class of telecommunications signalling protocols where receipt of each discrete signal needs to ...

'Compelled' example sentence in quotations


* I could have spoken from Rhode Island where I have been staying ... But I felt that, in speaking from the house of Lincoln, of Jackson, and of Wilson, my words would better convey both the sadness I feel in the action I was compelled today to make and the firmness with which I intend to pursue this course until the orders of the federal court at Little Rock can be executed without unlawful interference. (On sending troops to enforce integration in Little Rock AR High School) - Dwight D Eisenhower

* Human beings are compelled to live within a lie, but they can be compelled to do so only because they are in fact capable of living in this way. Therefore not only does the system alienate humanity, but at the same time alienated humanity supports this system as its own involuntary masterplan, as a degenerate image of its own degeneration, as a record of people's own failure as individuals. - Vaclav Havel

* A fanatic is one compelled to action by the need to find a strong meaning in life. The fanatic determines for himself what role he is to play in life, and his intense devotion to a cause is the means. - Eugene E. Brussell


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  • Second Circuit Overturns Law That Compelled Businesses To Advertise Their Competitors' Services
    On September 4, with Safelite Group, Inc. v. Jepsen, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit made an important contribution to the jurisprudence of compelled speech (an area of growing disharmony in the federal courts, as we've noted recently). The court unanimously struck down a Connecticut law that [...] Read more on this news related to 'Compelled'
  • High Court Presented With Opportunity To Reinforce Its Compelled Speech Jurisprudence
    A petition for writ of certiorari filed with the U.S. Supreme Court on July 17 (the respondent's reply is still pending) may provide the justices with a timely opportunity to clarify the Court's jurisprudence on compelled speech. The case, Anthem Prescription Management v. Beeman, involves the increasingly common practice by [...] Read more on this news related to 'Compelled'
  • MSPs consider sex education law call
    A sex education organisation tells parliament that Scottish schools should be compelled by law to teach sex and relationship education. Read more on this news related to 'Compelled'

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