In other words, a ruling for Hobby Lobby could make “Turn the Gays Away” the law of the land.
First, the major question now is whether the government will appeal the ruling.
Another cable detailed the private investments and holdings of the Tunisian ruling family.
With all of this said, same-sex marriages in Virginia are still on hold: Wright Allen has stayed the ruling, pending appeal.
ruling out the Quayles, the Bidens, and the Palins . . . that wouldn't be such a bad idea, both as politics and as policy.
The monks were the "regulars" who formed the spiritual nobility and not the ruling class in the hierarchy.
We have no grounds for confidence in these ruling tendencies of our time.
But up to the day he first saw her face his ruling passion had been the love of glory.
They are overwhelmed by a flood of details, in which they cannot discern the ruling idea.
His true father is Vasudeva, a leader of the Yadava nobility and member of the Mathura ruling caste.
"determination by a judge or court on a point arising in the course of a trial or hearing," 1550s, verbal noun from rule (v.).
c.1200, "principle or maxim governing conduct, formula to which conduct must be conformed" from Old French riule, Norman reule "rule, custom, (religious) order" (in Modern French partially re-Latinized as règle), from Vulgar Latin *regula, from Latin regula "straight stick, bar, ruler;" figuratively "a pattern, a model," related to regere "to rule, straighten, guide" (see regal). Replaced Old English wealdan.
Meaning "regulation governing play of a game, etc." is from 1690s. Phrase rule of thumb first attested 1690s. Rule of law "supremacy of impartial and well-defined laws to any individual's power" is from 1883. Meaning "strip used for making straight lines or measuring" is recorded from mid-14c. Typography sense is attested from 1680s.
c.1200, "to control, guide, direct," from Old French riuler "impose rule," from Latin regulare (see regulate). Legal sense "establish by decision" is recorded from early 15c. Meaning "mark with lines" is from 1590s. Meaning "to dominate, prevail" is from 1874. "Rule Brittania," patriotic song, is from 1740. Related: Ruled; ruling.
A usual, customary, or generalized course of action or behavior.
A generalized statement that describes what is true in most or all cases; a standard.
To dominate; to be the most important: Girls rule!