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Mr Cameron sidestepped the question, saying: "What we need to do is make sure that our welfare reforms are encouraging those people who sit on welfare who could work actually go out to work.
Without actually mentioning gay men or lesbians, the church sidestepped the question of same-sex marriage and released a statement acknowledging that many unmarried church members are "living in other lifelong, committed relationships.
For five years, the Florida-Brazil Festival, whimsically known as FLA-BRA, has sidestepped the facile in trying to create bonds through art.
panel sidestepped the question of Qi as it looked at studies intended to assess the efficacy of acupuncture.
Supreme Court ruling in favor of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer sidestepped revisiting the landmark Sony v.
But the AFT argued that it was up to the adjuncts to decide which union to organize under, and claimed the CTA had sidestepped that process when it failed to collect signatures of support.
Three AIDS researchers at the National Institutes of Health have denied charges by NIH that they sidestepped the agency's ethics regulations by colaborating with a French scientist whose studies did not follow NIH guidelines on the use of human subjects.