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Gun Control Advocates Wall Street Journal
5,825 words... h emotion or introspection but require a level of conscious cognition to understand. 3 / 28 / 98 Dave Workman Bravo for John Lott's revealing research on the impact that concealed carry laws are having on crime. That such laws have been passed in 31 states, coinciding with passage of "Three Strikes" and "Hard Time for Armed Crime" legislation, is the real reason we are seeing a decline in reported violent crime. Those who have advocated restrictive gun control over the years, and other intru...
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000 Per Year Bureau Of Justice Statistics
1,680 wordsLast year, state prison systems were operating between 14 % and 25 % over their reported capacity; the federal system 26 % over the reported capacity. On average, the incarcerated population has grown 7. 9 % annually since 1985. The question is: what do we do with the increase overflow and what do we do with those awaiting trial when the jails are filled with a lot of non-violent criminal offenders? Tracking devices such as ankle bracelets and implants could let low risk offenders be put safely ...
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Fourth Amendment Drunk Drivers
609 wordsThe laws of the United States can be hard to understand sometimes. The Fourth Amendment states that people have a right not to be searched without a reasonable warrant and that people have a right to feel secure in their homes. There are acts giving police permission to do what ever they need to to keep drunks off the streets. There are also rules and regulations, kind of like a sports game, and, just like games, there are always ways to get around these rules. Like finding it legal to randomly ...
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Drunk Driving Accidents Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1,006 wordsThere are right and wrong choices to make when a person chooses to drink alcohol. A good choice would be to drink responsibly and make sure not get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. Designating a driver that will not drink during your outing is a good decision to make. A poor decision would be to get extremely drunk and decide to get behind the wheel of a car and drive anyway. It might be the persons opinion that they are capable of driving safely. This poor decision could seriously harm an i...
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Penalties For Teens That Drink And Drive
1,272 wordsPenalties For Teens That Drink and Drive About four years ago, I was on my way home from Fayetteville, when I saw a truck spin into oncoming traffic and hit another vehicle. The man in the truck immediately went straight through his front windshield. The next day, as I was reading the newspaper, I realized that the man driving the truck was drunk. Therefore, I continued to read on and discovered that there were also two innocent passengers in the car that was involved. All three were pronounced ...
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Drunk Drivers Alcohol Related
354 wordsCan you imagine been a parent and knowing the you will never see you kid alive because some one decided to have to much to drink and then trying to drive. In the USthere were 41, 471 traffic deaths in 1998 and 15, 935 deaths were caused by drunk drivers. There were 1, 393 traffic deaths in Illinois alone. 599 deaths caused by people who tried to drive when they were drunk. Statistics show that an alcohol related death happens every 32 minutes and every 2 min theres an alcohol related injury. 2 o...
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Drunk Driving Accidents Drinking And Driving
1,996 wordsEvery person is accountable for his or her own right to drink. Failure to treat this or any right responsibly has consequences. The persons right can and should be taken away when the failure to act responsibly endangers other. Today I would like to talk to you about the problems of drinking and driving, and why it is a concern for all of us. Id like to start off by talking about the penalties of drinking and driving. Did you know that drunk driving is the nations most frequently committed viole...
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And Driving Scarlet Letter
589 words"People need to be aware that what happened to me can happen to you. I had never thought about impaired driving as an issue in my youth, it wasn't a debate. Now I know. Life really is about choices. " This quote was from Tom Boyle who killed Brian Colgan in a drunk driving accident in 1995. Tom Boyle states that life is about choices. This brings up the issue with Massachusetts wanting to place a "scarlet letter" (mark of shame) on the licenses of convicted drunk drivers. Placing the "scarlet le...
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Changing The American Language
975 wordsMy brother and i are alike in that we both often have very strange dreams. A couple of months back, he dreamed that he was driving in Mexico with his best friend Jacob, when he got pulled over by the Mexican police. When asked if he was drunk, he replied with, "Of course not, sir. I dislike drunk drivers. I disapprove of drunk drivers. I disc ringe drunk drivers. " Hearing this, the police simply let him go. As he was driving away, however, Jacob turned to him and said, "Dude... disc ringe?" Aft...
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Angel Of Death Ozzy Osbourne
1,778 words... how. There was alot of computers and that kind of stuff. On the 17 th of December 1994 Slayer played in the KB-Hall near Copenhagen. It was my first concert ever and Slayer did not disappoint. I totally blown away and overwhelmed by Slayers force and power. Machine Head did good but was totally overshadowed by the gods. Late December 1994 Slayer ended their European tour after playing at sold-out shows almost everywhere they went. Slayers fans Back to "Divine Intervention." It was also a ver...
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Legalization Of Marijuana Drunk Drivers
1,003 words... hey use marijuana more, so this means legalization of marijuana could mean less drunk drivers (Sullum). If the drunk drivers are the ones who usually cause an accident, with this process of legalization, traffic fatalities might stay about the same or even decline. Nowadays, government efforts toward reducing the demand for marijuana and other addictive drugs through educational campaigns such as Just Say No to drugs, dramatic punitive law enforcement efforts such as Zero Tolerance in which ...
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Learn A Lot Drunk Drivers Nature
702 wordsprefers a democracy to any other system, on account of its comparative advantages, and not on account of its perfection. He knows it has evils; great and increasing evils, and evils peculiar to itself; but he believes that monarchy and aristocracy have more. (p. 920) Cooper describes a number of evils inherent in a democracy, great problems that are extremely destructive to a democratic nation. He states that It is a besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. The is the ...
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Legalize Marijuana Drunk Drivers
2,115 wordsIn recent years, debates over whether the government should legalize the drug marijuana, and the resulting drug war, have made headlines nationwide. The idea that doctors and researchers have been persevering to prove is that marijuana has medical uses for patients with certain diseases and disorders. But the government has their eyes closed to the facts. Doctors and scientists who have studied marijuana agree that it does have some medical benefits, and some feel the government is so busy fight...
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Drinking And Driving Amount Of Alcohol
693 wordsEducating the Drinker Alcohol is a drug, a very popular drug. Alcohol has been around for a long time, and people have always enjoyed its effects. Many people have passions for alcohol, some people have refrigerators filled with beer, and many others are wine connoisseurs. Alcohol always seems to liven up the party. But no matter what your preference is, alcohol can be very dangerous when combined with the operation of an automobile. If you can remember only a few things from this paper remember...
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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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Smoke Marijuana Drunk Drivers
2,226 wordsOver 3000, 000 people a year are arrested because of it in our country. Its recreational usage boomed in the 1960 s and by the 1980 s one half of all college students had tried it. Once a simple plant, cannabis strip, or marijuana, has become one of the most controversial topics of the 20 th century. Although illegal for some time now in the United States, we know of its widespread availability and usage. Once a huge threat to society, it is now being overlooked as we turn to the seemingly more ...
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Drunk Driving Accidents Blood Alcohol Level
1,470 wordsProposal Essay: Organizations, sobriety checkpoints, and stricter laws to decrease the death toll in alcohol related car accidents The huge auditorium is filled with grim-faced teenagers who sit in complete silence as the family of the young girl struggle to finish what they have to say. Photographs are displayed on the stage; a girl smiling on a swing, in the sand at the beach, and laughing with her friends. Who would have thought that this girl would be among the 25, 000 people killed by drunk...
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