How to use Advocacy in a sentence
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Perhaps the greatest service he rendered to his party was his consistent advocacy of the freedom of the press.
The policy of peace which Suffolk pursued was just and wise; he foresaw from the first the personal risk to which its advocacy exposed him.
In 1821 he was a member of the committee appointed to inquire into the causes of the agricultural distress then prevailing, and the proposed relaxation of the corn laws embodied in the report was understood to have been chiefly due to his strenuous advocacy.
His advocacy of liberal and anti-clerical principles both from his chair and in the press made him bitter enemies, but he retained his position until his death on the 11 th of February 1887.Advertisement
As a theologian, his main distinction was his zealous advocacy of the essential divinity of Christ.
Through these programs, Reprieve engages in high impact, frontline advocacy on behalf of people facing the death penalty.
He thus became identified with the Roseberyite attitude towards Irish Home Rule; and, while he continued to uphold the Gladstonian policy in theory, in practice the Irish Nationalists felt_ that very little could be expected from his advocacy.
But the evils against which he struggled were real and grave; the milder measures of the Constitutional Reformers might have taken long to achieve the results which were due to his hot-headed advocacy.
He was, in fact, though he had supported the royal supremacy, a thorough opponent of the Reformation in a doctrinal point of view, and it was suspected that he even repented his advocacy of the royal supremacy.Advertisement
For the exposition and advocacy of his principles he founded a periodical called L'Europeen.
During the first four years of Lord John Russells government, his administration had never enjoyed any very large measure of popular support, but it had been partly sustained D th, by the advocacy of Sir Robert Peel.
He had lost his seat for Bristol two years before, in consequence of his courageous advocacy of a measure of tolerance for the Catholics, and his still more courageous exposure of the enormities of the commercial policy of England towards Ireland.
The advocacy of Hasan ibn Haidara Fergani was without avail; but in 1017 (408 A.H.) the new religion found a more successful apostle in the person of Hamza ibn Ali ibn Ahmed, a Persian mystic, felt-maker by trade, who became Hakim's vizier, gave form and substance to his creed, and by an ingenious adaptation of its various dogmas to the prejudices of existing sects, finally enlisted an extensive body of adherents.
The newly elected diet was soon dissolved for its advocacy of a great South Slavonic confederation under imperial rule, and no other was elected until 1865.Advertisement
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These radical insights brought him to a passionate advocacy of Turner, another spirit in advance of his era.
The right to independent advocacy promised to patients in the draft bill has gone.
To facilitate the sharing of good practice across the institution through personal and collective advocacy.
I met him for the first time on the Internet about 7 years ago, on a mailing list devoted to mental health advocacy.Advertisement
The New Labor government is uniquely sensitive to lobbying by consumer advocacy groups.
Participating in mediation focused on mediation advocacy and was led by Peter Crossley.
Some also have legal rights support for women and engage in gender advocacy.
Brittan is well known for his critique of Keynesian economics and advocacy of market friendly and politically libertarian ideas.
The amended Bill will not put the right of access to advocacy on a statutory footing for patients detained under the Mental Health Act.Advertisement
This advocacy of Christianity is all the more amusing from someone who writes in the name of a Norse god.
Tony Blair's instinctive grasp of these class interests underlies his zealous advocacy of US imperialism.
Peter Singer is of course somewhat notorious in the bioethics field for his outspoken advocacy of euthanasia.
Instead of truthful reporting, the agenda of advocacy journalism has sometimes made reporters highly selective, leading them to ignore inconvenient information.
The Committee encourages the synods ' continuing active ownership and support of the advocacy work.
In 1900 he was nominated for the presidency by the Democratic, Silver Republican, and Populist party conventions; but although "imperialism" was declared to be the paramount issue, he had insisted that the "platforms" should contain explicit advocacy of free-coinage, and this declaration, combined with the popularity of President McKinley, the Republican candidate for re-election, again turned the scales against him.
His manner was brusque, and his advocacy of the causes which he had at heart, though always perfectly sincere, was vehement to the point sometimes of recklessness.
His reactionary and retarding ideas as a special creationist and his advocacy of the cataclysmic theory of change exerted a baneful influence until overthrown by the uniformitarianism of James Hutton (1726-1797) and Charles Lyell (1797-1875) and the evolutionism of Darwin.
The homely terseness of his style, his abounding humour - rough, cheery and playful, but irresistible in its simplicity, and occasionally displaying sudden and dangerous barbs of satire - his avoidance of dogmatic subtleties, his noble advocacy of practical righteousness, his bold and open denunciation of the oppression practised by the powerful, his scathing diatribes against ecclesiastical hypocrisy, the transparent honesty of his fervent zeal, tempered by sagacious moderation - these are the qualities which not only rendered his influence so paramount in his lifetime, but have transmitted his memory to posterity as perhaps that of the one among his contemporaries most worthy of our interest and admiration.
The duke of Wellington, Sir Robert Peel and several other members of the ministry, moved perhaps by personal animosity, and certainly by dislike of his known and consistent advocacy of the claims of the Roman Catholics, refused to serve with him.
His literary projects were numerous (see Mosheim's Vita); his warm Irish nature appears in his projected history of the ancient Celtic religion and his chivalrous advocacy of the naturalization of the Jews.
Leaders in the advocacy of a purely humanitarian christology came largely from the Independents, e.g.
But when Augustine is concerned to reconcile the reality of individual freedom with humanity's universal need of redemption and with the absolute voluntariness of Divine Grace, he is constrained to contradict most of those postulates of which in his advocacy of libertarianism he was an eager champion.
The opposition to the growth of American nationality which characterized the later years of that party found expression in a resolution of the general assembly that a bill for incorporating state troops in the Federal army would be " utterly subversive of the rights and liberties of the people of the state, and the freedom, sovereignty and independence of the same," and in the prominent part taken by Connecticut in the Hartford Convention (see Hartford) and in the advocacy of the radical amendments proposed by it.
David Brandon 's work provides a highly readable introduction to the field of advocacy (Brandon, 1995).
Ropewalk Chambers, the chambers of Richard Maxwell QC, provides a comprehensive, largely civil advocacy service, and works throughout the country.
As well as his enthusiasm for modern guitar sonorities, Julian Bream is renowned for his fervent advocacy of the Elizabethan lute.
The membership of this organization is comprised of international child welfare agencies, international medical clinics, advocacy and parent support groups, and more.
Another tactic to lower costs is contacting local advocacy groups that may help provide free divorce forms.
The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) is the leading environmental advocacy source in the Midwest.
Find support at a local chapter, or visit the website for the latest advocacy opportunities.
Its mission is to help save lives, prevent cancer, and diminish suffering through research, information services, advocacy and education.
Advocacy clubs exist as well, such as the Black and Hispanic student unions.
Many mill survivor stories are posted at pet advocacy sites such as the Humane Society and mill rescue organizations.
However, concerned citizens and pet advocacy groups are helping to prevent mill animal abuse.
Contact a local rescue organization, pet advocacy group or local animal control authorities to report a suspected dog mill.
If you ever adopted a dog from a mill, share your story with advocacy groups such as the Humane Society and ASPCA to help them identify the mill involved.
The Christian abstinence advocacy group, The Silver Ring Thing, is credited with starting the purity ring movement in 1996.
Many Christian organizations and abstinence advocacy groups provide free purity rings as part of abstinence programs.
You can also find an abstinence advocacy group for guidance.
On the other hand, the U.S. Department of Agriculture conducted studies that have identified some foods termed the "dirty dozen" by an advocacy group called the Environmental Working Group (EWG).
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) began in 1998 as an online organization designed to promote advocacy for organic foods.
The council also provides a springboard to advocacy efforts.
Triad is a joint task force comprised of local law enforcement and an AARP coalition or another senior advocacy group.
Develop individual advocacy councils of Seniors and Lawmen Together, otherwise known as S.A.L.T.
A legal advocacy group that writes briefs on behalf of the AARP on issues such as long term care, discrimination on the basis of age, and pensions.
The Center for Medicare Advocacy assists seniors, their families and medical and legal processionals with issues that arise pertaining to Medicare.
To assure that you receive maximum pay benefits and fully understand how the benefits are calculated, you may wish to work with a veterans' advocacy group, such as Disabled American Veterans.
Advocacy organizations can help you complete the required paperwork to obtain benefits, and can act as your representative in negotiating disability pay with the VA.
Senior citizen advocacy organizations work toward having a positive impact on the issues and concerns of senior citizens while striving to protect their benefits and rights.
Throughout the country, there are many advocacy organizations for senior citizens on both state and federal levels.
The following advocacy organizations are only a few of the many that give seniors a voice in important issues of the times.
With more than thirty-five million members AARP, formerly called the American Association of Retired Persons, provides members with advocacy, information, service and other benefits.
One aspect of the organization's senior advocacy efforts is AARP Foundation Litigation, or AFL.
The AFL team provides legal advocacy for people fifty and older on a wide range of issues at both the state and federal levels.
The advocacy organization focuses entirely on women and the issues that are unique to them as they get older.
The professional lobbyists of this senior advocacy organization go to Congress and fight for the rights of all seniors.
Most senior citizen advocacy organizations charge a nominal yearly fee for membership.
The organization, often called simply NSF, is dedicated to sleep related education, research and advocacy.
Helping people to realize the importance of adequate sleep and aiding people in learning they have sleep problems is accomplished through various programs, advocacy efforts, and public information available at the organization's website.
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) is an organization that seeks to help surgeons excel through advocacy, research and continued education.
In answer to early protests from parents and advocacy groups, the video game industry implemented a voluntary rating system.
That means that out of 100 females whose partners use condoms, 15 will still become pregnant during the first year of use, according to the non-profit advocacy group Planned Parenthood.
The National Autism Association of Central Texas is a nonprofit organization that provides advocacy, education and support to families affected by autism.
Its open advocacy of force attracts warlike races, and the intensity of its influence is increased by the fusion of secular and religious power, so that the Moslem Church is a Moslem state characterized by slavery, polygamy, and, subject to the autocracy of the ruler, by the theoretical.
He again sat on the commission of 1799 for the construction of the metric system, and by his zealous advocacy of the decimal principle largely contributed to its adoption.
His protest against the Concordat of the 21st of February 1857 between Portugal and the Holy See, regulating the Portuguese Padroado in the East, his successful opposition to the entry of foreign religious orders, and his advocacy of civil marriage, were the chief landmarks in his battle with Ultramontanism, and his Estudos sobre o Casamento Civil were put on the Index.
Colenso's bold advocacy of the cause of the natives - which he maintained with vigour until his death (in 1883) - attracted almost equal attention.
But his fame had gone forth throughout Europe, and intimations reached him from many quarters that his voice would be listened to everywhere with favour, in advocacy of the doctrines to the triumph of which he had so much contributed at home.
Mr Arch nevertheless retained sufficient popularity to be returned to parliament for north-west Norfolk in 1885; and although defeated next year owing to his advocacy of Irish Home Rule, he regained his seat in 1892, and held it in 1895, retiring in 1900.
His advocacy of anti-slavery principles, then frowned upon by the Methodist authorities, aroused opposition, and eventually resulted in his trial for heresy and the revocation of his licence.
Against the Calvinists the synod of 1672 therefore aimed its rejection of unconditional predestination and of justification by faith alone, also its advocacy of what are substantially the Roman doctrines of transubstantiation and of purgatory; the Oriental hostility to Calvinism had been fanned by the Jesuits.
On the other hand, it was Tirpitz who not only conducted the practical advocacy of these schemes in the Reichstag, but also organized the service of propaganda in the German press and on the platform, putting popular pressure on the parliamentary representatives of the nation and constraining them to agree to the enormous expenditure which these schemes entailed.
His own experiences in the Reichstag, and the close contact with the political parties which his advocacy of successive naval bills had involved, made him a master of political intrigue.
Franklin noted the phenomenon with disapproval in his advocacy of increased population; Malthus with approval in his search for means to decrease population.
In 1637 he emigrated to America, and from 1638 until 1641 was an associate pastor at Plymouth, where, however, his advocacy of the baptism of infants by immersion caused dissatisfaction.
Thenceforward for two years his advocacy of the cause of Socialism absorbed not only his spare time, but the thought and energy of all his working hours.
The extreme to which he carried his advocacy of diplomatic isolation, his opposition to the creation of an adequate navy, 4 his estimate of cities as "sores upon the body politic," his prejudice against manufactures, trust in farmers, and political distrust of the artisan class, all reflect them.
His open advocacy of Jansenist opinions, however, caused his superiors to relegate him to the most obscure houses of the order, and finally to keep him under surveillance at the abbey of St Germain-des-Pres at Paris.
Of all his singular opinions the best known is his advocacy of clerical monogamy, immortalized in the Vicar of Wakefield.
It should, however, be remembered in his honour that his advocacy of religious toleration was far in advance of his day.
He threw himself with ardour into the struggle for liberty, and refused to be silenced in his advocacy of the civil constitution of the clergy by the offer of high office in the church.
The practice of confession in the Church of England practically dates from his two sermons on The Entire Absolution of the Penitent, in 1846, in which the revival of high sacramental doctrine is complemented by the advocacy of a revival of the penitential system which medieval theologians had appended to it.
This act, though in Sir Matthew White Ridley's charge as home secretary, was universally and rightly associated with Mr Chamberlain; and its passage, in the face of much interested opposition from highly-placed, old-fashioned conservatives and capitalists on both sides, was principally due to his determined advocacy.
Peterborough Children and Young People's Center Provides services for children and young people which include counseling, advocacy, advice and peer support.
Workers on the advice line can also prepare a self advocacy letter to social services expressing your concerns.
Here are the stories of two of our twelve citizen advocacy partnerships.
This is the helmet advocacy program of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association.
Effective Advocacy Skills - using the buzzword " effective " is quite accurate for these pages from Head Injury Hotline.
That means that out of 100 females whose partners use condoms, 15 will still become pregnant during the first year of use, according to the nonprofit advocacy group Planned Parenthood.
Parents can also discuss with their children the impact of advertisement on personal spending habits and introduce their children to consumer advocacy publications such as Consumers Report.
These offer safe shelter, food, counseling, and advocacy services to help young people deal with parents, police, and the courts.
Golensky. "Counseling, support, and advocacy for clients who stutter."
The organization is an advocacy group devoted to fighting for parents and their constitutional rights to raise and educate their children.
He won a second Nobel for his peace advocacy work.
In recent years, Consumer Reports and other consumer advocacy groups have raised concerns about the ozone produced by ionizing air purifiers.
Oreck air purifiers emit less ozone than the FDA-mandated limit of 50 parts per billion, but some consumer advocacy groups feel this may still be too much.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation supports policy and advocacy efforts to accelerate progress against the world's most acute poverty.
Organizations, such as the United Lesbians of African Heritage focus on educating black women on the topics of education, health, well-being, and advocacy.
Do you seek empowerment and advocacy with other women just like yourself?
Zuna Institute-Zuna is another organization dedicated to the advocacy and promotion of black lesbians all over the world.
The site also helps people who may still be adjusting to being transgender by providing links to resources, such as advocacy and support groups and news sites.
As a 2008 comment thread on the AfterEllen site shows, many Indian lesbians are finding support from their friends, social groups such as Washington D.C.-based "Khush Girls" (an offshoot of the "Khush D.C." queer advocacy organization).
That is why one of the essentials of a good parent is advocacy.
The purpose of the CFA is "to advance the consumer interest through research, advocacy, and education."
Double H is also a company that believes in giving back - they support breast cancer awareness and children's advocacy efforts.
Autism experts, autism advocacy groups and families of autistic individuals are divided in their reactions to the 2009 verdict and the 2007 decision.
Yet some autism advocacy groups see both the Bailey Banks and Hannah Poling cases as proof of a possible connection between autism and vaccines.
Parents and autism advocacy groups are divided between support and disappointment.
Originally created in 1995 within the Office of Advocacy of the Small Business Administration, in 2000 the SBA spun off ACE-NET.
The Consumer Reports website is an extension of their long running consumer advocacy magazine.
The Ohio Board of Insurance has a history of advocacy on behalf of insurance companies within the state.
In fact, some media critics and child advocacy groups have gone as far as to describe reality television as "Gutter TV" and "Humiliation TV."
He is also very active in little people advocacy groups.
Discovering Deaf Worlds is an international nonprofit deaf advocacy organization that strives to help and empower people and communities in developing countries who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Provides extensive resources including links to blogs, camps and workshops, support organizations and advocacy groups who all stand ready to support you in your online fight.
In 1893 he retired, and devoted himself to journalism and lecturing, becoming well known for his ardent advocacy of extreme socialistic views.
His advocacy of an American episcopate, in connexion with which he wrote the Answer to Dr Mayhew's Observations on the Charter and Conduct of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (London 1764), raised considerable opposition in England and America.
But, as he suggests himself, his studied advocacy of unfamiliar projects of reform had made him unpopular with "moderate Liberals."
But in general political morality he was not below his age, and in his advocacy of toleration decidedly above it.
In 1582 he went to Geneva, studied there awhile under Theodore Beza, but had soon, owing to his active advocacy of the Ramist philosophy, to remove to Basel.
But it was chiefly through his strenuous advocacy of the policy of defining papal infallibility at the Vatican council (1869-1870) that Manning's name obtained world-wide renown.
Franklin's advocacy of vegetarianism, of sparing and simple diet, and of temperance in the use of liquors, and of proper ventilation has already been referred to.
It was largely due to his advocacy that the new St Thomas's Hospital was rebuilt on its present site after it was compelled to leave its old habitation near London Bridge.
From 1816 to 1818 he was Luxemburg envoy at the German diet, but was recalled, at the instance of Metternich, owing to his too independent advocacy of state constitutions.
These numbers are valuable as an exhibition not so much of events as of the feelings of the Parisian people; they are adorned, moreover, by the erudition, the wit and the genius of the author, but they are disfigured, not only by the most biting personalities and the defence and even advocacy of the excesses of the mob, but by the entire absence of the forgiveness and pity for which the writer was afterwards so eloquently to plead.
Along with this advocacy of internationalism goes a plea for the disendowment of the Church, in order to provide an adequate financial basis for the future Crusade.
Her husband, having then acquired a fixed domicile in Lisbon, settled down to advocacy with success, and he was able to send Antonio to the university of Coimbra, where he matriculated in the faculty of law.
In later years his strenuous advocacy of the claims of the working classes, and his declaration that "every man has a right to work or to bread" led to his being denounced as a Socialist.
It was no doubt largely due to his advocacy that the probuli, strengthened by further members, were commissioned to draft new measures on behalf of the public safety and to examine Cleisthenes' " ancestral code."
Since the opening of the century, an immense change has taken place in the attitude of the leaders of popular opinion towards the advocacy of peace.
Henry, who was present in person at the trial, had the good sense not to resent the defeat, but took the counsel to whose advocacy it was due into his service.
He met, however, with considerable opposition, especially from the Labour party, who resented his advocacy of conscription (twice rejected on a referendum) and in 1917 refused to reelect him as their leader.
In advocacy of this baptism, we are told, there was composed by the same heretics a book which was inscribed the Preaching of Paul.
Municipal ownership has been further developed in Cleveland than in any other large city in the United States, chiefly because of the advocacy of Tom Loftin Johnson (born 1854), a street-railway owner, iron manufacturer, an ardent single-taxer, who was elected mayor of the city in 1901, 1903, 1905 and 1907.
The circulation of The Daily Tribune was never proportionately great - its advocacy of a protective tariff, prohibitory liquor legislation and other peculiarities, repelling a large support which it might otherwise have commanded in New York.
But, with this advocacy of international peace, he also advocated the maintenance by the United States of an efficient and thoroughly equipped army and navy.
He thus exerted a potent influence on palaeontology through his persistent advocacy of uniformitarianism, a doctrine with which Lamarck should also be credited.
His political inconsistencies were more apparent than real, for there was no break in his advocacy of Liberal principles.
Entering politics as a Democrat, he first attracted general attention by his violent campaign in Lowell in advocacy of the passage of a law establishing a ten-hour day for labourers; he was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1853, and of the state senate in 1859, and was a delegate to the Democratic national conventions from 1848 to 1860.
His advocacy of temperance had much to do with securing the passing of the Forbes Mackenzie Act, which secured Sunday closing and shortened hours of sale for Scotland.
With him, however, Manning found less sympathy than with his predecessor, though Manning's advocacy of the claims of labour attracted Leo's attention, and influenced the encyclical which he issued on the subject.
His advocacy of a revised translation of the New Testament (1858) aided to promote another great national undertaking.
He was continually engaged in theological controversy, and, by his advocacy of all efforts to promote the social, moral, and religious amelioration of the poorer classes and his chivalrous courage in defending those whom he held to be unjustly denounced, undoubtedly incurred much and grow- ing odium in influential circles.
At Paris his open advocacy of the views of Wycliffe brought him into conflict with John Gerson, chancellor of the university.