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1,129 words... uncles that come with the use of guns is often forgotten or not shown. What many do not often realize is that gun manufacturers will pay movie production companies to use their brand of gun in a scene, so they may get a wider audience of gun users. According Mark DeAntionio, the director of Inpatient Adolescent Services, The biggest problem I see in America is to have adolescents who have access to firearms. Its a lethal mixture (De Antonio n. pg. ). It is very evident that teens and gun vio...
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The 2000 Presidential Election
1,990 wordsEvery four years it takes place. Us Americans do it. People fought hard for us to have this right. What is it? It's the right to vote. This year happens to be the year of the 2000 presidential election. With what could be the closest election in the history of the United States there are many issues that surround the election. Us Americans are going to vote for whomever we think is going to do the best job of solving these issues. However, before we get to the issues we must first get to the two...
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Gun Control In Canada
1,058 words... n provinces and rural areas in Canada argue the existing gun control laws are too severe whereas many urban Canadians applaud the law. There are some quality aspects to defend the strict gun control policy in Canada. The fact that all firearms must be registered and background checks on those who purchase firearms are commendable. It assures that people with criminal records can not purchase firearms. Every year over 3000 firearms are reported stolen, and when every firearm is registered it ...
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Al Gore Supreme Court
1,923 wordsThis is perhaps the most important election of our time. Looking at it pragmatically, we only have two viable choices: Bush or Gore. As someone who is apparently concerned about environmental issues, abortion issues, and economic issues the choice between the two should be obvious -al gore In addition a simple fact is Nader will not be elected president in November gore in effect a vote for Nader is a vote for Bush. Gore may offer him a cabinet position to drop out of the race. As for the U. S. ...
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1,040 wordsPrivacy. There seems to be no legal issue today that cuts so wide a swath through conflicts confronting American society: from AIDS tests to wiretaps, polygraph test to computerized data bases, the common denominator has been whether the right to privacy outweighs other concerns of society" This quote from Robert Ellis Smith explains, in one sentence, the absolute need to ensure privacy in the workplace. One of the most interesting, yet controversial, areas concerning public personnel is employe...
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1,711 wordsIf you recently picked up a newspaper or turned on to see the news you may have question what is happening in our schools and begin to think whether our schools are still safe places for children. Recent school shootings have set feared in many parents about their childrens safety in our schools. Since last year number of school shootings by students have occurred regularly. On Tuesday February 29, 2000 in Mount Morris Township, Michigan a six-year old boy shot his classmate to death in their fi...
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797 wordsChild molestation is a problem that is highly evident in youth sport leagues. Molesters are often found in these leagues because of the many targets for molestation present in the leagues. People involved in the youth sport leagues do not detect this problem because the type of molestation that occurs in these leagues is not the typical type that everyone thinks occurs. Not all molestation is the violent and forceful type that most everybody imagines. Most of the sexual abuse that occurs is call...
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Gun Control Advocates United States Constitution
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4,315 wordsBrady bill and its passage Introduction The legislative process in the United States Congress shows us an interesting drama in which a bill becomes a law through compromises made by diverse and sometimes conflicting interests in this country. There have been many controversial bills passed by Congress, but among all, I have taken a particular interest in the passage of the Brady bill. When the Brady debate was in full swing in Congress about three years ago, I was still back in my country, Japan...
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1,682 wordsOne of the most controversial issues of today is the topic of gun control. It is not only a popular debate, but has now become one of the key reasons people vote for a particular candidate. But is gun control the only answer to help stop crime, or is there another solution? I believe that if we as a society cannot even control ourselves to become responsible for our own actions then we are lost. Gun control isn? t the answer, instead we should concentrate on training and controlling the people w...
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2,147 wordsGun Control in Canada Gun Control is an important issue to Canadians in today? s society. Canada has both provincial and federal legislation that restricts the sale, purchase, and use of different kinds of firearms. The United States, on the other hand, do not have federal or state bills restricting the possession or use of firearms, only local laws exist there. A firearm consists of any barreled weapon from which a shot, bullet or other missile can be fired and that is capable of causing seriou...
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970 wordsThe problem with guns is fairly obvious: they decrease the difficulty of killing or injuring a person. In Jeffrey A. Roth's Firearms and Violence (NIJ Research in Brief, February 1994), he points out the obvious dangers. About 60 percent of all murder victims in the United States in 1989 (about 12, 000 people) were killed with firearms. Firearm attacks injured another 70, 000 victims, some of whom were left permanently disabled. In 1985, the cost of shootings was an estimated $ 14 billion nation...
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733 wordsMore Americans killed by guns than by war in the 20 th century. Statistics show that guns have killed more people in an 18 -year period, between 1979 and 1997 than in all of the wars since 1775. During that 18 -year period, 651, 697 people were killed, 334, 870 were suicides, 278, 865 were homicides, and 28, 964 were from unknown causes. Other statistics show 34, 000 Americans are killed every year, 393 senior citizens are killed every month, and 13 children are killed every day. All of this is ...
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Gun Control Laws Stricter Gun Control
2,308 wordsIs Gun Control Necessary? As a result of the many school shootings that have taken place in the last few years, there has been a huge push for stricter gun control laws. Many people don? t feel safe in today? s society. The government has been listening to the people and has already passed some laws. There are some people who are opposed to starter gun control laws. Many gun enthusiasts don? t believe that gun control laws realy work because only the law abiding citizens would follow them and th...
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778 wordsU. S. Senator John Mc Cains Ideology Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona announced his candidacy for President on April 14, 1999. His stated positions on most issues are fairly conservative. Senator McCain would like to cut taxes and simplify the tax code. Senator McCain opposes using Social Security funds for deficit reduction or other uses, and would like to set aside 62 % of the budget surplus to keep Social Security from becoming insolvent. Senator Mc Cains education plans include supp...
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2,229 wordsIn recent years, political discourse about gun control and the Second Amendment has become increasingly volatile. Gun lobbies such as the National Rifle Association are more organized and aggressive and their issue agenda has evolved as new and more powerful weapons and militia appear. On the other side of the debate, the critical wounding of James Brady gave gun control advocates a visible martyr with strong ties to Republican conservatives. In sum, gun control and the right to bear arms have b...
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Gun Control Advocates Twenty Four Hours
1,554 wordsTeens of the decade are having an easier time obtaining firearms with which they are jaunting around on killing sprees. The most recent incident occured on Tuesday, April 20, 1999 at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. That fateful Tuesday began as any other day with a 6: 15 a. m. bowling class which both murderers, Dylan Klebold- 17 and Eric Harris- 18, attended. Both of prominent backgrounds, Eric's father a retired Air Force officer and Dylan's father a geologist, the two belonged t...
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707 wordsPolice Brutality Police Brutality seems to be becoming a much more larger problem then it use to be. It seems to be at least once a month we hear about another case of police brutality. Some of the most famous ones are the Rodney King beating, the beating of the two illegal aliens in Riverside, and the killing of Gustavo Soto Mesa by deputy Tom Langley. One of the main motivations behind these beatings seem to race. Right before the Rodney King beating, Officer Powell and Officer Wind were heard...
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2,079 wordsRight to Bear Arms Americans are faced with an ever-growing problem of violence. Our streets have become a battleground where the elderly are beaten for their social security checks, where women are viciously attacked and raped, and where children are caught in the crossfire of drive-by shootings. The damage that these criminals are doing to our society cannot be ignored. However, the effort by some misguided individuals to eliminate the legal ownership of firearms does not address the real prob...
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