Outlawing Cigarettes Horrible Illnesses
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Bear Arms Safety Locks
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1,221 wordsSince Columbus Salsa Salsa Music Since Columbus? discovered? America and the slave trade began, music has always been a very important part of the Cuban culture. Cuba? s strategic position in the Caribbean, made it a real crossroad for all the trades between Central and North America and for most of the incoming slave ships from Africa. Cuba became a? sponge? that absorbed and processed all the surrounding music influences and all the incoming African rhythms and melodies. Since those days the m...
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Food And Drug Administration Outlawing Cigarettes
1,132 wordsCigarettes-Killing Our Country- This year alone cigarettes will kill over 420, 000 Americans, and many more will suffer from cancers, and circulatory and respiratory system diseases. These horrible illnesses were known to originate from cigarettes for years, and recently nicotine, the main chemical additive in cigarettes, was declared addictive by the Food and Drug Administration. This explains why smokers continue to use cigarettes even though smokers are aware of the constantly warned about he...
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Communications Decency Act Act Of 1996
1,884 wordsSubject: Computer Science Title: Does The Government Have The Right To Censor The Internet? The Internet is a method of communication and a source of information that is becoming popular among those who are interested in the information superhighway. The problem with this world we know as Cyberspace, the Net, or the Web is that some of this information, including pornographic al material and hate literature, is being accessible to minors. Did you know that 83. 5 % of the images available on the ...
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Birth Control Pills Sylvan Barnet
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United States Constitution Immanuel Kant
971 wordsWhen the framers of the United States Constitution drew up the first amendment, they made an emphasis on free speech. Included in this first amendment were the freedom of the press, freedom of religion, right to assembly, and the prohibition of censorship. In this essay, the topic of hate-filled speech and its relation to the first amendment will be examined. For starters, the topic of hate-filled speeches at college campuses will be shown. In addition, the fact of whether or not there should be...
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Day Waiting Period Majority Of The Population
1,122 words? The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to allow the subjected people to carry arms. History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subjected peoples to carry arms have prepared their own fall. ? This quote was said by the ruler of Germany, Adolph Hitler, during the Edict of March 18, 1938. He realized that the people were violent, and allowing them to carry arms would be disastrous. Today, in America handgun violence is at an astronomical high. Statistics prove that...
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Law Abiding Citizens Drunk Drivers
707 wordsGUN CONTROL A law to outlaw all guns would be more effective at disarming law-abiding citizens than at disarming the criminals who abuse them. If guns were outlawed, the outlaws would not stop carrying guns, but the good, law-abiding people would. It would do nothing about the illegally obtained handguns in the possession of criminals and terrorist. Criminals and terrorists ignore bans. The only two things passing a law of this nature would accomplish would be to take away the honest citizens ab...
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United States Citizens Violent Crimes
1,162 wordsGun Control Ever since America has been a country, Americans have owned and used guns. Recent events, such as Columbine and other mass shootings, have caused Americans to look at guns in a whole new perspective. Many argue guns protect us as United States citizens, while others will argue that guns are killing United States citizens. Who is right? Is there a right or a wrong? What should be done if anything? There are many different factors that contribute to finding the answers to these questio...
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Gun Control Laws National Rifle Association
1,351 wordsGun Control Gun control is an action of the government that is supposed to reduce crime. Congress has passed many laws on this subject and there really has not been an effect. Gun control has been a controversial issue for years, but the citizens of the United States have a right to own guns and the Constitution states that. On the governments path to control guns they created the Brady Act. Handgun Control Incorporated is the major organization for lobbying, and introducing legislation on gun c...
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Gun Control Laws Gun Control Advocates
1,070 wordsGun Control One of the biggest issues in the United States today seems to be gun control. The government is constantly proposing legislation for more and more gun control. Slowly they are chipping away at our constitutional right to keep and bear arms. You must ask yourself: For what reason does the government want to restrict law abiding citizens from owning guns? Certainly government is not so naive to think criminals will adhere to gun control laws. There just may be an underlying motive for ...
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Gun Control Laws Constitution Of The United States
668 wordsGun-control, term that refers to the management of firearms in an effort to reduce criminal use of weapons. Gun-control generally is concerned with the passage of legislation- on a local, state, or national level-that places restrictions on legal ownership of certain firearms. These restrictions often involve mandatory waiting periods for prospective gun buyers or banning the sale of some weapons altogether. In the early 1990 s there were more than 200 million privately owned guns in the United ...
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Law Enforcement Agencies Plan Of Action
1,542 wordsGuns are not toys and never were designed to be considered as such. They should not be feared, but respected. A bullet from an unsecured gun can destroy the life of any one. Careless thoughts or reckless actions by anyone must be avoided at all times when a gun is present. Gun Safety Education is a big item for discussion. A safe plan of action should be taught to everyone. It should correspond with a persons age. This safe plan of action hopefully will be learned and practiced before a person c...
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Endangered Species North America
878 wordsPeregrine Falcons: On the road to recovery The peregrine is the worlds fastest bird; it can reach over 200 miles as it dives from tall cliffs onto smaller birds (1). It circles high searching for prey and when a smaller bird like a pigeon takes off it plummets to the earth and kills it with razor sharp talons. The Peregrines identifying characteristics include its large size, long pointed wings and dark mustache set against white cheeks (11). The female has a wingspan of about 4 feet and often w...
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Mediterranean Sea North Africa
554 wordsSeptember 23, 1997 by Jordan Bruins Libya Libya is a petroleum-rich Arab nation located in North Africa. Libya is Africa's fourth largest country. The flag of Libya is completely green which is the traditional colour of Islam. Islam is the state religion. Libya has been under the rule of Ottoman Turks, Italy, and under French-British administration. Its formal name is the Popular Socialist Libyan Arab Jamahiriya which means state of the masses. To the north lies the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt and ...
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Unethical Practices Word Censor Journalists
381 wordsAny journalist who completes college in journalism is taught the Journalists Code of Ethics. Journalists are taught these ethics to insure that all journalists will act in a professional and ethical manner. Yet the media violates these codes when they censor music for any reason other than profanity. The first of these codes states: they are taught to support the open exchange of views, even views they find repugnant (Society). This is perhaps the most important code that journalists are to foll...
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United States Government Form Of Communication
582 wordsPornographic Web Sites Throughout the years, pornography has been a major issue in which the government has tried to control. Pornographic web sites on the Internet have increased this problem immensely. However, I believe that the United States government does not have the right to ban these pornographic sites. It all comes down to three main things, the definition of pornography, the commonness of pornography, and the cost factor in trying to stop pornography. The textbook definition for porno...
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Christian Temperance Union Alcohol Abuse
739 wordsAs under a spell, the people had suffered this act to be brought to its fatal conclusion, but with the first touch of cold reality the charm was undone, and the law appeared in its true aspect. Brought about by the Eighteenth Amendment and enforced through the Volstead Act, prohibition lasted for over a decade. Despite a growing lack of public support for both Prohibition and restraint itself, the ban on alcohol continued throughout the United States, at least in the law books. In practice, howe...
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Sex Marriages Sex Marriage One
360 wordsThe way our soci ety views sexuality is that anything aside from being heterosexual is wrong. Homosexuals face many controversial issues, such as being banned from the military to marital laws. I feel that homosexuals should have all the same rights as heterosexuals and they should not be judged by their sexual orientation alone. Laws banning as well as states that dont accept same sex marriages are absurd and should be prohibited from having such laws. The government is in charge of quite a few...
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