William Tyndale had been an early opponent of the practice.
Mackney was also an early and strong opponent of the Iraq War.
Less often seen in sumo, they surprised many of his early opponents.
Shaw Communications was an early and vocal opponent of fee-for-carriage.
He was far superior to his early opponents, becoming an elite sekitori at the age of just 19.
He began practice in 1933 and was an early opponent of smoking because of its effects on health.
Sullivan was an early and outspoken opponent of British colonial policies leading to the revolution.
Mayor Dinkins was an early opponent of the needle-exchange plan.