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United States Of America Breast Cancer
765 wordsAbortion is the deliberate termination of pregnancy by removal of the fetus from the womb. Under the topic of abortion there are two clear sides - pro or for. Personally I am 100 % pro, because in my eyes abortion is the same as murder. Murder is defined as, The taking of someone or somethings life. So if you dont see it like that then how would you define abortion. Currently abortion is performed by any one of four standard procedures, according to the period of gestation. The procedure that I ...
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Second Hand Smoke Billion Dollars
1,298 words... makes a lot of money and jobs for our economy. But there are also bad aspects for keeping tobacco around. Tobacco is a health hazard and nicotine which is found in tobacco is an addictive drug. There are about 419, 000 tobacco-related deaths a year and out of that 9, 000 deaths are caused by second-hand smoke. Tobacco cost the society 50 billion to 88 billion dollars a year due to smoking-related healthcare. So, there are some benefits to a healthier society if tobacco was stripped from are ...
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Economic And Social Start Of Prohibition
1,184 wordsThere are many ways in which prohibition of alcohol consumption in the United States of America, damaged the very economic and social aspects of American culture, that it was designed to heal. Prohibition did not achieve its goals. Instead, it added to the problems it was intended to solve. On 16 th January 1920, one of the most common personal habits and customs of American society came to a halt. The eighteenth amendment was implemented, making all importing, exporting, transporting, selling a...
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Periods Of Time Dance Clubs
1,109 wordsIt is estimated that 94. 1 million Americans of the age 12 or older has used an illicit drug at least once in their lifetimes, one of those drugs being Ecstasy. Ecstasy (a. k. a. Es, New Yorkers, White Doves, Disco Burgers, Love Doves and Dennis the Menace) was invented in 1914 as a prescription drug, used to reduce appetite and introduced in 1981 to teens in America, who started using it as a recreational drug. It is estimated that one and a half million Es are taken every weekend (mostly in te...
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Law Abiding Citizens Constitution Was Written
1,770 wordsThe constitutions of most of our States assert that all power is inherent in the people; it is their right and duty to be at all times armed. Thomas Jefferson, 1824 Should guns be banned in America? Should guns be banned? This is one of the widest asked questions. There are those who believe that guns should be banned, as guns are the number one killer. All around the world, small arms stocks were destroyed in the hope to lower the amount of guns in the world. South Africa's destruction of 24 00...
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Stricter Gun Control Laws Reduce The Number
1,134 wordsAmerica has a long tradition of gun ownership and for many Americans it is a fundamental part of life. The right to keep and bear arms is guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the Constitution. However, in recent years, there were many controversial discussions about the Second Amendment because there were a high number of gun-related deaths, wounding, accidents, and suicides in the US. School shootings and massacres shocked the whole country. Now more and more people ask themselves how such inc...
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War On Drugs D A R E
1,652 wordsDrug prohibition is expensive, does not work, and causes more harms than the behavior it is intended to suppress, therefore the war on drugs should end and the legalization should begin. In 1999 alone, the government issued a whopping $ 17. 1 billion towards the war on drugs. Thats roughly $ 600 per second. According to the United Nations, profits in illegal drugs are so inflated, that three-quarters of all drug shipments would have to be intercepted to seriously reduce the profitability of the ...
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Years Of Age Tobacco Companies
1,900 words... making sections. Per capita consumption of cigarettes continues to decline in the U. S. Data from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) shows that cigarette smoking among adults aged 18 and over declined 40 % between 1965 and 1990. There was little to no change in smoking prevalence between 1990 and 1994, however. This has prompted the larger tobacco companies to use more aggressive marketing by expanding into foreign markets, hence increasing tobacco exports from about 2. 1 billion in...
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Climate Change And Global Warming Part 2
1,813 words... Britain's total emissions and more than all African countries combined (Vidal). This is why the solution to Global warming has nothing to do with awakening of peoples environmental awareness, as politically-correct politicians would like us to believe. One time environmentalists were suggesting that the thinning of ozone layer over Antarctica was a direct result of people using aerosol sprays. John Dunn says: Ozone depletion did serve a useful Green purpose in drawing public attention to the...
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Climate Change And Global Warming Part 2
1,807 words... global total. This is nearly double Britain's total emissions and more than all African countries combined (Vidal). This is why the solution to Global warming has nothing to do with awakening of peoples environmental awareness, as politically-correct politicians would like us to believe. One time environmentalists were suggesting that the thinning of ozone layer over Antarctica was a direct result of people using aerosol sprays. John Dunn says: Ozone depletion did serve a useful Green purpos...
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Stricter Gun Control Laws Related Deaths
556 wordsGun Control: Is It A Problem? Ten-thousand, five-hundred, twenty-seven people die a year in a handgun related incidents in the United States. This number, by far, out weighs those gun related deaths in countries such as Sweden, Great Britain, and Japan, which number 13, 22, and 87 respectively. What is the reason for such drastic differences in numbers? The latter mentioned countries have stricter gun control laws and they require bare arm safety courses. These laws have a direct relationship to...
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Hundred Thousand People Acres Of Land
569 wordsChernobyl 10 years later On April 26 th, 1986 the Worlds worst nuclear power accident occurred at Chernobyl in the former USSR (now Ukraine). The Chernobyl nuclear power plant located 80 miles north of Kiev had 4 reactors and while testing reactor number 4 numerous safety procedures were disregarded. At 1: 23 am the chain reaction in the reactor became out of control creating explosions and a fireball that blew off the reactors heavy steel and concrete lid. Radioactive debris spewed to a height ...
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U S Department Health Care Costs
2,865 wordsThe Decriminalization of Steroids Everyone has a view on steroids whether or not it is shaped by mass media, schools, or peers. Not many people have a realistic idea of what steroids really are and what they do. I spent a few hours in various diet and fitness related chat rooms on the net while doing this paper and found out that the common stereotype is that all steroids are harmful and produce breasts. Some people believe supplements such as creatine and weight gain powder are steroids, which ...
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Environmental Protection Agency Greenhouse Gases
2,129 wordsGlobal Warming: What Does Our Future Hold? During the course of the twentieth century, many environmental scientists have become increasingly confident that the average global temperature has elevated. Although global warming is still a highly controversial theory, the facts have compelled scientists, politicians and the environmentally conscious to take a closer look at the statistics. Periodic global warming conferences take place around the world to discuss various environmental topics. Globa...
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Burning Fossil Fuels Natural Greenhouse Effect
3,312 wordsThe Greenhouse Effect The greenhouse effect, as defined in the dictionary, is the effect produced as greenhouse gases allow incoming solar radiation to pass through the Earths atmosphere, but prevent most of the outgoing infrared radiation from the surface and lower atmosphere from escaping into outer space. Even though this process occurs naturally and has kept the Earths temperature about 60 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than it would otherwise be, current life on Earth could not be sustained with...
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Stricter Gun Gun Laws
993 wordsmy Guns In America For my discursive essay I have chosen? Guns in America? and will look at the licensing laws and some reasons behind all the gun-related deaths. America is in a deadly love affair with firearms which kill nearly 35 000 people every year. Many blame the? blood soaked statistics? on the world? s weakest gun laws, while others blame it on the guns, the culture or even just bad parenting. America is one of the world? s richest countries but it has the world? s weakest gun laws. Som...
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100 000 Population Drivers License
621 wordsSafe Driving BACKGROUND AND STATISTICS Driving is an essential part of American life. Driving a private vehicle provides a freedom of mobility that allows for changes in plans and routine. Driving can be fun or hectic, business-related or recreational. But most importantly driving CAN BE, and every year IS, fatal for almost 50, 000 Americans. Nationally there are approximately 18. 1 auto-related deaths per 100, 000 people for all ages; but when these figures are broken down into age groups one g...
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Alcoholics Anonymous Drink Alcohol
1,366 wordsTeenagers Teen Alcoholism Teenage Alcoholism Teenagers today have no idea what alcoholism really is. They think that they can never become alcoholics. They think that it could never happen to them, but they are wrong. Stress, family problems and the desire to be popular are issues that cause teenage alcoholism. Signs that a teenager has a drinking problem and steps that parents can take to help their child are what I will discuss in this paper. The critical ingredient common to all alcoholic bev...
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Gun Control Laws 2 Nd Amendment
1,030 wordsPro 2 nd Amendment A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. 2 nd Amendment- Numerous arguments have been circulating throughout the public since the 2 nd amendment was ratified, mainly concerning the terminology used by our forefathers. What exactly did they mean when they said, militia? The popular belief is that militia is referring to the group of military personnel, which is correct in to...
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