The term “sacrosanct” refers to something that is regarded as too important or valuable to be interfered with or challenged, especially as being a matter of “holy” or “inviolable” nature.


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Ubiquitous gun violence in the United States has left few places unscathed over the decades. Still, many Americans hold their right to bear arms, enshrined in the US Constitution, as sacrosanct . But critics of the Second Amendment say that right threatens another: The right to life.

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Yet Labour is not getting much bang for its huge number of bucks. There’s a fierce debate inside the shadow cabinet about whether the £28bn-a-year pledge should be sacrosanct or subject to the shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves’ tight fiscal rules. To be different to the Tories, Starmer should keep it and trumpet it.

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In recent years, courts have considered the demands of criminal investigations even more sacrosanct than congressional investigations – making it harder for presidents to block grand jury demands when they are under investigation. Trump’s ability to claim executive privilege after his presidency also hasn’t been settled by the courts, and President Joe Biden has repeatedly declined to assert executive privilege over Trump-era presidential exchanges when January 6 investigators have requested access.

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Many governments in that region see ties with the United States as sacrosanct , particularly given Washington's key role in helping Ukraine defend against Russia's invasion.

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But for Anutin the monarchy is sacrosanct .

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It’s true that the baseball of today bears little resemblance to its original, sacrosanct version. By looking back at the history of the sport, and all the rule changes that have taken place over the years, we can be reminded of baseball’s constant evolution.

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As the bloc’s high priestess of competition policy, Vestager has spent much of the past decade defending the EU’s sacrosanct internal market from government largesse and corporate concentration. But on this day in early February — with Europe reeling from the economic aftereffects of the coronavirus, Russia’s assault on Ukraine and growing protectionism in the United States — she has been forced to announce emergency measures relaxing many of the bloc’s tight rules on state subsidies, which some fear put that market at an existential risk.

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“It is sacrosanct that there be a 360-degree investigation to seek the truth about Emanuela’s disappearance,” Tornielli wrote in the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano.

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Third, essentialism suggests that each kind of thing has an “essence”, which requires it to maintain its distinctness by acting in a way that is true to its nature. If God created things as clearly distinct from one another, then these distinctions become sacrosanct . Another example is Descartes’ view that the essential difference between human beings and animals is that only human beings have rational souls.

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