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Native American origins have been a matter of contention for decades, says Theodore Schurr, an anthropological geneticist at the University of Pennsylvania who wasn't involved in either study.
It is a matter of contention whether jihadists are motivated by religion or by identity crises, economic and social marginalization and the attractions of a harsh simplistic faith which acts as personal and group reassurance.
It is a matter of contention whether jihadis are motivated by religion or by identity-crises, economic and social marginalization and the attractions of a harsh simplistic faith which acts as personal and group reassurance.
While health concerns are the top reason consumers are cutting back on red meat, the price of it is certainly another matter of contention.
It is a matter of contention as to whether the assignment was of a 50 per cent interest or a 60 per cent interest in the Concession.
While the fate of Article 219 has been a matter of contention in the mostly-liberal constitutional committee, Article 2 will almost surely remain untouched, according to a Sunday statement by assembly spokesman, Mohamed Salmawi.
This is why France still intervenes in such affairs as women's attire, including headscarves, veils and burkas, and Germany still makes the issue of halal food a matter of contention.
The reason that the Latino vote is such a matter of contention right now is that there are two trends working against each other.
The would-be building, a 13-storey, mixed-use structure with prayer facilities on just one floor, had been on the books for months, and only became a matter of contention in late summer when a series of right-wing commentators latched onto it in the midst of a hitter election season.
Unlike other sports like football, where artificial surfaces are a matter of contention, in hockey there is one thing clear, you need an artificial playing surface because grass just will not do.
Matter of fact remains that distribution of resources has always been a matter of contention between various provinces of the country.