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The Issue with Smoking

- The Issue with Smoking Sometimes people feel that things are better left unsaid. What would you do if you grew up and found out you had cancer and you knew there had been a way to prevent it. Smoking is like taking breathes of death and darkening your lungs. Passive smokers seem to be on an increase. It baffles us to know that people smoke for various unrealistic reasons such as pleasure, for a boost mentally or physically , a habit , an addiction to satisfy nicotine cravings, peer pressure to try and feel like a part of the crowd and emotional feelings such as stress or anger.Commercials show that smoking is a way to relax and to be cool...   [tags: Free Essays]

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The Main Threats of IS/IT Outsourcing

- ... 2.2 Safety of confidential information. All banks are outlook to e-mail in confidence to sensitive customer data is exposed to the risk of being copied and then used or sold. Outsourcing provides access to third party that is customer the complete information from the bank. If the banks involved in a lot of industries that deal with sensitive information from customers, such as finance, banks can put information and their credibility at risk. There are some cases, the firm lowered to security attacks than employees who do not have a sense of trust and responsibility of the company or any of the shares of the bank information....   [tags: confidential, issue, risk, sources]

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You Won’t Like Me When I’m Angry

- Computers and I have never gotten along. However, I am not the only one. Many people have trouble with computers and I am among those unfortunate souls. Like many others, when something goes wrong, I panic. Therefore, I created a mnemonic device to help, which is “Bounteous Sacrifices Bore Particular Rulers” which stands for the five steps on how to handle computer malfunctions for non-technically savvy people. The steps are breathe, stroke, baby-talk, plead, and restart. Each step has an important part to play in dealing with a computer issue....   [tags: computers, restart, issue, steps]

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Discussing the Issue of Smoking in Cars

- This article discusses the amassed issue of smoking in cars in the presence of children and the response of the government to this problem. It dwells into the effects on government policies due to this drawback in England. The article relates to the topic of market failure. Market failure in a free market is defined as a condition where the allocation of goods is inefficiently done, resulting in an over allocation or under allocation of its resources. Market failures occur due to the presence of externalities....   [tags: market failure, government policies]

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Eating Issues in Schools: A Journal Analysis

- Eating issues among young adults has been a problem that has been addressed for years, with efforts by school counselors to prevent and to help those that have been diagnosed with these disorders. This article covers anorexia and bulimia and how it affects young adults. It also provides information on a continuum of severity, including recommendations at each level for intervention and consultation according to research done by Jennifer Maskell Carney and Heather Lewy Scott. This article is interesting to me because I am currently raising two young girls who often feel that they are overweight....   [tags: weight, anorexia, bulima, issue]

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Analysis of YouTube Video Wealth Inequality in America

- ... The video heavily relies on polling data by Dan Ariely and Michael L. Norton in a 2011 article called Mother Jones, which showed Americans' mistaken expectations of wealth distribution Several topics are discussed throughout the video including, the 1% argument. It is argued and supported with data that 1 percent of the American populations holds the majority of the country’s wealth. The video looks for a simple way to explain this and does so with an illustration. They allow for the American population to be represented by 5,000 people....   [tags: charts, audience, issue]

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The Issue of Slavery in the New Colonies

- ... The Southerners had claimed that the Constitution protects the rights of a citizen’s private property, Fifth Amendment. Since the White Southerners viewed the Black slaves as chattel, slaves were valuable property to them. They said that the Northerners demand to emancipate the slaves was a violation of their rights to property. (Doc. B) By 1850 the United States had achieved their goal of manifest destiny, however there was a slight problem, would the territories that they had acquired be free or slave....   [tags: constitution, compromise, secession ]

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Issue on Marijuana

- Legalization of Marijuana in the United States is an ongoing topic that has been going on for several years. There are vast majority of Americans who are for this move and against this move. While each side has several good arguments to defend their case, neither one has a distinct advantage over the other. I will be going over several arguments or point of views as well will have several facts about the effects of Marijuana whether it is good or bad. Marijuana is a very prominent and controversial issue in society today....   [tags: Legalization, Advantages, Disadvantages]

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The Issue of Abortion

- The Issue of Abortion People all over the world, especially those in American society, do not take the issue of abortion lightly. Dealing with ethics, religious beliefs and the law, it is one of the most controversial subjects of this time. Abortion poses a moral, social and medical dilemma that forces many individuals to react in very strong and unfortunately, opposing ways. Forty percent of the American people believe that the decision to abort a pregnancy is that of the woman who is pregnant and the state has no right to interfere....   [tags: Papers]

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The Issue Of Mental Health

- The battle for children today is within the mind. Biologically everything links to the mind. How we learn, how we preserve ourselves, how we emotionally feel, and how we will act on our emotions all begin within our brains. Unfortunately we do not have the power to read children 's minds or receive a special tingly feeling when something is wrong with them. Problems can sport as fast as toddler can make a mess. The topic of mental health is almost taboo in our culture, and adding children to topic is like a semi-truck driving on thin ice....   [tags: Mental disorder, Psychology, Childhood, Mind]

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The Issue Of Gun Control

- The final issue is, overcoming the emotional standpoints of both sides of the gun control argument, pro - guns and anti - guns. On one side you have the pro - gun population standing up for their rights and doing whatever it costs to keep them. The other side is the anti - gun population that have either lost loved ones or just simply are afraid of guns, and want all rights to own a firearm to be taken away. Chris Kyle, a former Navy Seal and sniper, was murdered at home by an ex - marine at a home range just outside of Fort Worth, Tx....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics, Violent crime, Gun]

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The Death Penalty Is A Controversial Issue

- The death penalty is a controversial subject, just as is abortion is a difficult topic as well to discuss. People are most likely not going to change their opinion based on others opinions. The issue with the death penalty is that innocent lives are sometimes taken due to being granted guilty when innocent. As stated by the newsletter The Guardian, “At least 4.1% of all defendants sentenced to death in the US in the modern era are innocent, according to the first major study to attempt to calculate how often states get it wrong in their wielding of the ultimate punishment.” The death penalty is geared towards those that have committed a crime, so why should the state be so quickly to accuse...   [tags: Capital punishment, Murder, Death row, Crime]

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The Issue Of The Logging Of Trees

- The world today is vastly different from what it was before urbanisation and industrialisation had taken its toll on the world. Since the turn of the new millennium the issue of the environment has suddenly evolved into a widespread issue which is greatly discussed throughout the world. No longer are humans living in a world where the environment is serene or stable but much rather becoming unrecognisable and diminishing before our eyes. The plants, trees and flowers are life forms which God has created for us to enjoy its beauty but it is now solely up to us and many other organisations to protect preserve and respect how fragile our environment really is....   [tags: Earth, Global warming, Carbon dioxide]

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The Issue Of Gun Violence

- Gun violence is at an all time high in today’s American and around the world. Effectively changing the nature of man to kill another man is somewhat impossible a goal to achieve with laws and policies. However laws and policies can be put in place to curb the growing deaths from gun related violence and to a lesser percent gun related accidents. The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution reads: "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." On one hand some believe this to mean the personal right of the people to own firearms, while the establishments counter argument is that a w...   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics]

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Analysis of Wanted Poster, Offering a Reward for Information Leading to the Capture of the Kelly Gang

- The primary source that will be analysed is a poster titled “Wanted poster, offering a reward for information leading to the capture of the Kelly gang”. The Kelly gang consisted of four bushranger men, Edward (Ned) Kelly his brother Dan Kelly and two of their friends Joe Byrne and Steve Hart. Ned Kelly and his gang are one of Australia’s most famous historical figures. Throughout this text it explores a brief history leading to the creation of the poster, the intended audience, important features of the poster and also what can be learnt from the source....   [tags: history, political issue]

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Gun Control and School Shootings

- Gun control is both a crime issue, as well as a safety issue. It can range from moderate to extreme. Gun control goes as back as the 17th century where Japan was using guns for war making as to current tragedies occurring in schools. Guns have never disappeared, they have only multiplied in numbers to numerous amount of guns, ranging from small to big. Gun control isn't only a problem but it can also be solution depending on how it is being used and the person using it. Gun control can be controlled with many methods but in the end it matters how the person is going to use the weaponry....   [tags: crime issue, gun violence]

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Overpopulation and Over- Consumption in India

- ... Many countries, especially less developed ones, prioritize males over females because of this reason. Lastly, unwanted pregnancy contributes to overpopulation because of the overall lack of knowledge about sexual relations and birth control in most societies. Consequentially, overpopulation has many negative effects. Most of the critical environmental issues today are a result of over-consumption, which coincides and is caused from overpopulation. Issues like air and water pollution, global warming, resource depletion, and the biodiversity crisis are caused by overpopulation....   [tags: countries, issue, standards, living]

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The Issue Of Sport

- The Issue of Sport The material I have studied for the Issue of Sport has helped me understand more about living in our contemporary world. The film and the screenplay "Strictly Ballroom" along with newspaper articles and the television documentary on Sport made me understand why sport is important in our society. Sport involves many things such as competition, dirty tactics, personal achievement and sport officials. Firstly, whenever there is sport, there is competition. There is competition for all levels of sport....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Ethical Issue Of Johann Schultz

- To Pad or Not to Pad Ethical Issue Presented Johann Schultz will be graduating in the spring, and he is looking for an employer in the computer science field after graduating. Johann has found a potential position in computer security advice and systems, however there are some requirements that he may not be able to meet for the position. The position requires oral and written communication skills, working knowledge of the SpyEye X security program, a 3.5 grade point average, and the ability to lead projects (Johnson, 2012, p....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Security, Computer security]

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The Ethical Issue Of Euthanasia

- Throughout the duration of this course we have talked about many of today’s most controversial issues. Reflecting upon these different topics have conditioned me to think in ways I have not thought in before. Since these ethical topics are so controversial they require a great amount of critical thinking, and for each topic this critical thinking has challenged me. Out of the topics same sex marriage, euthanasia, assassination, world poverty and hunger, facebook friendship, and abortion, euthanasia is probably the most controversial issue that challenged my morals, and critical thinking on my morals....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Euthanasia]

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Underage Drinking Is A Serious Issue

- Addressing Underage Drinking Underage drinking is a serious issue. It is very common amongst young kids, and can create harmful effects, if not handled the right way. Pons Diez & Berjano (1999) state some of the issues that can come from drinking alcohol include: “cirrhosis, pancreatitis, hemorrhagic infarcts and some forms of cancer” (as cited in Seinfeld & Galarza, 2014). That is why the issue of underage drinking must be put under control. However, in order to do so, one must first understand the origin of underage drinking, listed statistics and facts, possible solutions for combating underage drinking, and understanding underage drinking from a Christian worldview before moving forward...   [tags: Drinking culture]

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A Weighty Issue

- Even though Gelsey Kirkland was a graceful and amazingly fit dancer, George Balanchine, then director and choreographer of the New York City Ballet, approached her during a barre routine, pointed to her upper chest and whispered, "I want to see bones." At 5'4 and 100 lbs, she was already under weight for her height, so did she really need to lose more. Although shocked and appalled by her directors comment, she immediately put herself on a diet. By the end of the season she was down to 92 lbs, a virtual dancing skeleton....   [tags: Gender Studies]

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The Issue of Loss

- Elizabeth Bishop’s poem “One Art” deals with the issue of “loss.” Describing “loss” as an art, Bishop depicts events, originating with common affairs –such as losing a key. As the poem goes on, the losses Bishop mentions surely grow in importance. As they gradually become more emotional, Bishop’s idea of loss as easily “mastered” becomes vaguely delusional. In her poem, Elizabeth Bishop focuses the simple losses in her life in attempts to conceal the true emotion of loss. From the simplicity of losing a door key to the heartbreak of losing a home or someone dear, Bishop states and restates that loss isn’t difficult to acquire....   [tags: Poetry]

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The Issue Of Censorship Of Hong Kong

- The issue that I have been following is the issue of censorship in Hong Kong. China has always had very strict censorship laws but recently with the Chinese government taking more control over Hong Kong, the typically lenient Hong Kong censorship laws have been becoming stricter and the Hong Kong public is not reacting well to it. The recent democracy riots in Hong Kong have been partially sparked by this major issue that does not seem to be getting any better anytime soon. Since October, Hong Kong has seen more requests to have things taken off the web than they have in the past four years combined....   [tags: China, Hong Kong, Mainland China]

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The Issue Of Net Neutrality

- With the rapidly growing internet, the issue of net neutrality is perhaps more important now than ever before. Net neutrality is the principle that has been brought up within the most recent years, that handles the issue with how the internet should be regulated. With open internet net neutrality, Internet service providers (ISPs), are bound to enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and they are incapable of favoring or blocking particular products or websites. This goes along with the concept of treating ISPs as common carriers....   [tags: First Amendment to the United States Constitution]

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The Issue Of Racism / White Privilege

- Before discussing this topic, I think it is important that in the syllabus it was included that we need to have an open mind because not everyone is going to share the same opinion. This hot-button issue of racism/ white privilege is heavily documented via social media. Before reading ‘When You’re Accustomed to Privilege, Equality Feels Like Oppression,’ I think it will be about how someone’s power is threatened and their reaction towards it; their reaction would be one of irritation. After reading Chris Boeskool’s blog post, I think it is interesting how ‘Chuck’ reacted....   [tags: Racism, White people, Race, Black people]

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The Issue Surrounding the Death Penalty

- The Issue Surrounding the Death Penalty The death penalty has become and still is a big issue in the United States. Anyone who lives in the United States or has lived in the United States has felt the effects of the death penalty. What the death penalty means is that a state can legally kill a person if that person was tried and convicted of a crime and then sentenced to the death penalty. The death penalty is only used for certain crimes that fall into the criteria for the death penalty to be used....   [tags: Papers]

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Issue Advocacy

- American society prides itself on the right of free speech, or, the freedom to express oneself in any manner that is deemed appropriate. Even today, in an America in which citizens are supposed to be free from monopoly, disloyalty, and deceit, omnipotent businesses exercise their power to achieve their goals with minimal struggle. During a similar age in which big businesses dominated the world, and thus could get away with essentially any heinous crime, Upton Sinclair wrote his novel The Jungle to call the public to the truly disgusting truth about the meat packing industry....   [tags: Literary Review]

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Gun Control : Crime Issue Or Rights Issue?

- Gun Control: Crime Issue or Rights Issue?  Guns don’t kill people, people kill people. To many people gun control is a crime issue, to others it is a rights issue. The US should not adopt stricter gun control laws because, it 's the best source of protection, laws will not control criminals, and it takes away your Second Amendment rights. The majority of U.S. gun owners does not represent a threat to society ( Gun Control Reform par. 1). The other part is either mentally ill or a criminal.   Many people will try to argue that the use of guns is dangerous, but it is the best source of protection in most cases....   [tags: Gun politics in the United States, Firearm]

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Mary Anne Warren's The Abortion Issue

- Mary Anne Warren’s “The Abortion Issue” In Mary Anne Warren’s “The Abortion Issue,” children are not persons in the empirical sense. Warren believes that prior to a certain point in a pregnancy, the child does not have “the capacity to understand” the ramifications of what an abortion would be, therefore the abortion does not infringe upon the rights of the unborn fetus. She states that: “…in the ways that matter from a moral point of view, human fetuses are very unlike human persons, particularly in their early months of development”(152)....   [tags: Abortion Issue Mary Warren Essays]

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The Heart Of The Issue

- The Heart of the Issue Heart disease is the number one killer in America. The number one killer in men and women, the number one killer in almost all ethnicities, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Why is this largely preventable disease causing so much damage. In 2011 my grandfather went into the operating room to have a heart valve replaced. He died shortly after the surgery due to complications. A lifetime of poor diet and a non-preventative lifestyle led him to requiring that surgery....   [tags: Heart, Artery, Nutrition, Blood]

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Abortion is a Global Issue

- Abortion is a Global Issue Sonia Correa wrote an article for Women’s International Network News entitled “Abortion is a Global Political Issue”. In this article, abortion is looked at as a political issue that affects the world. The idea of a mother terminating her own pregnancy has been an issue since the Ancient Romans ruled the known world and Christianity was established. They did not believe in depopulating a world when the expected age of death for four out of 100 people was 50 years of age....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Constitutional Issue of Abortion

- The Constitutional Issue of Abortion Three Works Cited Many people believe abortion is only a moral issue, but it is also a constitutional issue. It is a woman's right to choose what she does with her body, and it should not be altered or influenced by anyone else. This right is guaranteed by the ninth amendment, which contains the right to privacy. The ninth amendment states: "The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people." This right guarantees the right to women, if they so choose, to have an abortion, up to the end of the first trimester....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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The Issue Of A Fetus

- The moment when someone is considered a “Human Being” has been under much controversy lately. There are many different points of view on this issue. Some believe that a fetus is not a person till the lungs are completely developed. While others believe that a baby should not be considered a person till three days after it is born. While people who back these different viewpoints each have their arguments. They have the wrong starting point, theses people are using science as their base of truth; and while science can give inside into this issue, science also changes its view on topics....   [tags: Pregnancy, Human, Embryo, Childbirth]

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Abortion : A Controversial Issue

- Abortion has been a controversial issue that goes back to about 50 years ago. Many people have different opinions on whether it should be legal to abort at any time a woman does not want her baby. Others believe a woman should not abort the fetus and that it’s considered a life and act against God. There are many opinions about this topic and its one of the biggest problems our country is facing. Let’s begin with what abortion means. Abortion in medical terms is the termination and or removal of the fetus from the womb....   [tags: Abortion, Human rights, Pregnancy, Roe v. Wade]

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A Peaceful Parting: Active Euthanasia

- ... Suicide is often questioned because the person being euthanized has to consent to the lethal injection. Murder often is questioned simply because one person must “poison” the other to complete the euthanasia. In the eyes of an everyday normal human, what would constitute a good reason for euthanasia. Let’s start with terminal illness. There are so many terminal illnesses out there that cause life to be very difficult and painful. A simple stroke or heart attack could leave someone paralyzed, intubated, and helpless....   [tags: suffer, sorrow, illness, issue]

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Obesity as a Social Issue

- Obesity as a Social Issue Individual problems such as addictions, illnesses and mental depression stalk us throughout our lives, but there is more to addictions, illnesses and mental depression than meets the eye. A good example of this theory is obesity. Obesity in Australia is turning into a problem and as the rates of obesity increase each year, the larger the problem expands. According to sociologist, C. Mills, problems can be divided into either troubles or issues and more often than not, a problem which is seen as a person trouble, when looked at globally, is in fact a social issue....   [tags: illness, mental depression, food]

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The Issue Of Prison Overcrowding

- More on the issue of Prison overcrowding we see that policy by congress is not being done. Congress did pass the Prison Litigation Reform Act, under the Clinton administration in an omnibus appropriations bill. It is significant that the bill was not targeted towards overcrowding, but it was from congress to stop the excessive litigation by inmates and the involvement or oversight by the courts. The PLRA, was sort of counter productive because it did not achieve the interest of congress fully. Further, we see a sort of accidental or forced policy, the PLRA, that ended up being helpful to the courts and their intervention in Plata v....   [tags: Prison, Penology, United States Congress]

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The Issue Of Euthanasia And Assisted Suicide

- Each year in America there are an estimated 1.2 million new cancer cases diagnosed and 564,000 Americans will die of it. Many of these diagnosed cancer cases are terminal, meaning that there is no cure and they will die slowly and in most cases, in much pain. In situations like this, Euthanasia or assisted suicide is the only answer to end a long, painful and inevitable death, which is why I stand for the legalization of it in all fifty states. This paper will discuss the issue of euthanasia and possible solutions in order to legalize it....   [tags: Suicide, Death, Suffering, Law]

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The Issue Of The Drug War

- Obama has displayed a determination to not take any strong action at the executive level regarding the drug war. He has even mocked the idea publicly. For example, at a time when the economy was nose diving (663,000 Americans lost their jobs that month), the most popular issue from a Presidential town hall meeting on March 26, 2009 was whether the President believed that legalizing marijuana would have positive economic potential. Obama chuckled at even considering the idea and stated, “I don’t know what this says about the online audience.” Likewise, most of the audience in attendance mindlessly laughed along with him....   [tags: Republican Party, Democratic Party, Libertarianism]

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The Issue Of Domestic Violence

- For my project I originally wanted to work in the Tongva community in the law aspect to make sure there were laws protecting women against being victims of sexual assault. After learning about how there is a need for volunteers to participate and help in the fight against domestic violence within the general urban Native population of Los Angeles, I plan on becoming a volunteer for a bigger organization instead. The ultimate goal for my nation building project is to volunteer and continue my volunteer work throughout my college years because domestic violence is something I feel very passionate about....   [tags: Violence, Domestic violence]

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The Social Issue Of Homelessness

- This paper will explain approaches to resolve the social issue of homelessness in the state of Delaware. It will also explain a few reasons why homelessness should be addressed the correct way to potentially end it. I will describe the correlations of homelessness and health, the crimes involving and against the homeless, and lastly the families subjected to homelessness. A few solutions will be recommended in this paper also to optimistically achieve the goal of assisting the homeless and improving the assistance already given....   [tags: Homelessness, Poverty]

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The Issue with Sex Trafficking in the US

- Human trafficking is a major issue prevalent around the world and within the boundaries of our own country. Many people have come to accept trafficking and other forms of prostitution as socially acceptable. And although most people have come to understand the injustices of the issue, there are certain policies and even values that supersede the morality. With over tens of thousands of women and young children being bought and sold into slavery every day, it becomes clear that this is an issue that needs to be more seriously addressed....   [tags: human trafficking, prostitution, selling sex]

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The Controversial Issue of Job-Outsourcing

- ... Another pertinent piece of information included in Blinder’s account was his prediction that a great amount of jobs would be lost in the near future. “We speak of computer programing, book-keeping, graphic design and other careers once thought firmly planted in American soil” (Harrop 130) Harrop’s use of other sources helps give more credibility to the essay; however, it can decrease the complexity. After Blinder’s thoughts Harrop begins to add her own ideas. She says that, although many people are unsure how to solve the issue at hand, they need to look into the H-1B visa program to get a better understanding about how the visas work....   [tags: regulations, India, economy]

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The Issue Of The Cup

- Introduction: Wendy, a six-year-old girl, found a cup in the garbage located in her school’s playground. The cup was part of a major marketing campaign, which advertised that consumers were able to win a variety or prizes, with the grand prize being an SUV. Prizes are discovered when the consumer roll up the rim of the cup. Wendy, not being strong enough, had the help of an older girl, Rhonda, roll up the rim of the cup and it was discovered that the cup contained the grand prize. Since this, multiple claimants have come forward claiming the SUV....   [tags: Property, Ownership, Private property]

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The Issue Of Diversity On College Campuses

- Literature Review Addressing the issue of diversity on college campuses across the United States can cause contention within higher education organizations. One result of diversifying leadership can be the rise of disputes between students, faculty, and administrators. Administrators and faculty, who benefited from the status quo, where diversity was not a focus in the hiring process, are challenged by changes which allow more minorities to hold positions of leadership. Minority leaders in Higher Education face internal challenges that affect their ability to lead and to succeed....   [tags: Leadership, Sociology, United Kingdom]

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The Issue Of Illegal Immigration

- Immigration There has been a lot of fuss over the issue of illegal immigration. It truly is one of America’s biggest problems, in my opinion. This has been an issue in our country for years and it is about time we resolve the issue. The two of our 2016 candidates had very different views on the situation and both felt very strongly about it. Hillary Clinton felt that it was unnecessary to take drastic measures when it came to immigration; When it came to border security she claimed that she would “ protect U.S....   [tags: Illegal immigration]

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The Issue Of Modern Day Slavery

- Is the history of slavery repeating itself. How can the issue about modern day slavery, such as human trafficking, go unnoticed. Many people might think that slavery is a thing of the past. In fact, the slavery of colonial period mutated to modern day slavery which is largely known as human trafficking. The thirteenth amendment was successful in abolishing slavery overtly. However, the concept of slavery became a global underground issue in the society of 21st century, just like after civil right movements racism thought to be ended but became modern racism....   [tags: Slavery, Human trafficking, Prostitution]

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The Issue Of National Geographic

- Exploring National Geographic The magazine industry has hundreds of different types of magazines, each trying to be fitted to a certain demographic of people based off interests and/or life styles. These companies attempt to have every aspect be appealing to the readers to keep them buying, much like a store decorates to attract their target buyers. For National Geographic, their company and magazine are prime examples that can be looked at to help understand why things are printed on the glossed papers each month....   [tags: Earth, Geography, Climate]

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Cryptography and the Issue of Internet Security

- High level encryption or cryptography is used in a number of applications ranging from those which impact national security to those which are more mundane. Essentially, cryptography is the methodology of encoding information so that one’s privacy is ensured. This is particularly important when it comes to transactions which occur over the Internet. The risk of individuals gaining access to personal information or information which is critical to a country or a nation over the Internet is a very real one....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Gun Control Rights

- ... Ownership of certain weapons should be prohibited. Assault rifles and submachine guns are firearms that are never necessary. The United States should set a goal to having fewer high-power weapons available. However,the only situation to these firearms being more acceptable to use than others, are the warlike scenarios. The thought of submachine guns and assault rifles being necessary is sickening. What would be the purpose of owning an assault rifle or submachine guns. Gun-bearers might argue that these weapons could prove to be a tremendous defense to homeowners in emergency situations....   [tags: health issue, assault weapons]

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Bullying : Why It Still An Issue?

- Bullying: Why it Still an Issue. The issue of bullying is not a new one, but it is worse than ever. Despite the fact that bullying has been around for decades, it was not however officially recognized as social problem until an article in 1862 was published in The Times. The article went on to state that a soldier died from being bullied (Koo, 2007). According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, a bully is defined as “a blustering browbeating person; especially: one habitually cruel to others who are weaker”....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Verbal abuse, Teasing]

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The Issue Of Religious Intolerance

- Humankind established from one stem and divided into many roots. Yet, we have come so far that no longer we admire the fact that we are equal. Religious intolerance is a major rising issue worldwide in today’s society. A country where there this is increasingly becoming a problem in India. In India, the Hindu majority is hostile towards minority religions, particularly Muslims. There have been outbreaks of violence against Muslims in villages all over the country. It has gotten so bad that recently Bollywood actor Aamir Khan stated in an interview that, “my wife fears for her child due to the atmosphere around us and asked me if we should move out of India” (The Indian Express)....   [tags: Religion, Islam, Pakistan, Afghanistan]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Marriage

- The issue of same sex marriage has been debated in many countries for a long period of time. Same-sex marriage is an important issue because it concerns basic moral and human rights. In today’s society many individuals have come out and expressed their sexuality. However there are still a large number of people who will not because of the high discrimination in today’s society. Is it our right to deny a right. Research has found that when asked about 75% of people will say, yes, gays deserve the same rights pertaining to housing, jobs, government benefits, equal law protection and public accommodation (APA)....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage, LGBT]

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The Underlying Issue Of Wild Horses

- The underlying issue of wild horses is the overpopulation of a particular species, which is contributing a serious ecological disaster, overgrazing. The degradation of the land has a domino effect, which will lead to more issues. It is important to maintain a balance between the need of the species, and what is healthy or the environment. The issue created controversy, is central to the passing of laws, and creates an opportunity for the government and the community to work together. There are many way to solve the issue of the wild horses and the issue that are created due to their existence....   [tags: Decision making, Decision theory, Wild horse]

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The Issue Of Communicating And Collaborating

- Communicating and Collaborating I feel like my writing has improved so much this semester. The way I start my writing process is researching different issues I am interested in. And before I write anything I try to learn as much about that issue so I can make a none bias judgment on how I feel about the issue. The reason I choose the issue Woman in Combat and equality is because just this year in my husband’s unit there have been three women admitted into the Artillery division. And I never really noticed that there weren’t any women in his unit until then....   [tags: Woman, Writing, The Extra, Project]

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The Debate Over Vaccinations for Adults and Children

- A very controversial issue these days is whether or not to receive immunizations. I am a young mother and I tend to follow my mothers and doctors’ advice when it comes to mine and my children’s health, I feel as though my doctor has the best advice on how I can keep us all happy and healthy, however this is not the case for everyone. Many questions have arisen about immunizations and there are quite a few people who are either hesitant to or will not have themselves and their children immunized....   [tags: Contoversial Issue, Immunizations]

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The Issue Of The Civil Rights Movement

- After the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, women getting the right to vote because of the 19th amendment, and the ever-growing freedoms to practice various religions wherever and however, many would say that today in 2015 we are in the most accepting and tolerant time in history. However, that doesn’t mean everything is okay and everyone gets along. Many groups of people are victims of discrimination every day and those who don’t face discrimination often try and justify poor treatment of the discriminated by saying they don’t face judgement and unequal treatment....   [tags: Islam, Middle East, Police, World War II]

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The Issue Of Gun Control

- Another controversial issue in America is the issue of gun control. The Second Amendment to the Constitution guarantees the right to keep and bear arms. However, the extant of this right remains highly debated. In the past two decades, massive killing sprees and school shootings have given rise to debates about this issue. In the 1990s the prevalence of guns in our society has allowed these mass killings to occur, angering a majority of the Americans. Therefore, in the 1990s there was a massive public push for stricter gun control with the majority of 60 percent Americans thinking laws needed to be stricter (Figure 4)....   [tags: United States, Supreme Court of the United States]

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The Issue Of Capital Punishment

- When the issue of capital punishment arises within a conversation, there are countless arguments that focus on the positive and negative effects of the issue. To say that life is a precious commodity is an understatement. When a life is taken by other than natural means, the delicate balance of justice is disturbed. Can we continue to allow individuals to get away with this without the fear of reprisal. A gargantuan amount of effort is instilled during the pretrial, trial, and appeals to minimize and eliminate the chance of an innocent individual being sentenced to death....   [tags: Murder, Capital punishment, Prison, Penology]

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Organ Trafficking Issue

- ... The following decade saw several new firsts in transplant history: the first transplant of a pancreas, liver, and heart. To date, the field has seen transplants of lungs, hands, faces, and penises, just to name a few of the 37 types that can actually be performed. Beyond the sheer power of modern medicine, another contributor to the increased demand for organs, particularly kidneys, is that maintenance dialysis therapy is far more expensive—and for many patients, more burdensome over years of treatment—than a one-time organ transplant....   [tags: global health issue, asia, africa, latin america]

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The Issue Of Sex Panic

- Sex panics have constantly caused mass outbursts, sometimes resulting in the detrimental siege of everyday incidents. When taking into account the outreach that can happen with today’s technology, a small group can be vocal enough to gauge the attention of a great number of people, turning what could be a small problem into an epidemic. One such example is the online predator fear, a constant that is being echoed through media reports and stories that have resulted in the Internet becoming a place of danger and sexuality, rather than research and opportunity....   [tags: Sociology, Morality, Mass media, Moral panic]

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The Issue Of Global Warming

- In a national poll, Americans voted on the which social issues they felt were the most divisive issues facing America today, 7th on the list of 14 social issues was climate change1. In this poll, four percent of the people polled felt it was the most divisive issue in America. This number doesn’t seem large but comparatively 4 four percent of the entire population of America is a whopping 12 million people. Climate change is more then just an issue that Americans are affected by climate change....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Global warming, Greenhouse gas]

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Britain's illegal drugs

- It has been said that illegal drug use should be used for a public health issue rather than a criminal justice issue. Criminalising drug user’s is wrong when they are having medical issues and they need the drug for their health. Also criminalising the drug causes more harm than good. At the same time, researchers say that it is to hard and dangerous to change the law, especially when there is a big difference in the government between legalization and reclassification. While many believe it is okay to treat illegal drugs as a medical problem, others feel that illegal drug use is automatically connected with criminal behavior....   [tags: Public Health Issue, Dependency]

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The Issue of Slavery

- Good Evening Gentleman. I have come here tonight, as a commissioner from the state of Texas, to discuss with you South Carolina’s recent secession from the Union. The issue of slavery, spearheaded by Abraham Lincoln, is destroying this country; and frankly, I do not believe that President Lincoln has the constitutional power to end slavery. While discussing South Carolina’s secession I hope to convince you that the state of Texas should follow suit. The issue of slavery is one that is tearing our country apart....   [tags: United States History]

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The Issue Of The American Press

- When someone hears the word Arabs or Islam post 9/11 in America, there wasn’t any sense of danger towards Muslims. Unlike today when the media brings up the religion of Islam, automatically non Muslims think the worst of us. There has become fear to see a man having a full bread, or a woman in hijab. Usually this fear comes from people who know absolutely nothing about this religion and who don’t understand it. I believe that the American press has a big influence on how the country views Muslims and things are only getting worse....   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Middle East, Muslim]

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The Issue of Deforestation

- Deforestation “Is the cutting down and removal of all or most of the trees in a forested area. Deforestation can erode soils, contribute to desertification and the pollution of waterways, and decrease biodiversity through the destruction of habitat” (Deforestation). There are always two sides of an issue, and in many cases there is not always a middle ground where they can agree. There are pros and cons, rights and wrongs, and one side pointing the finger at the other. Unfortunately, when two opposing sides are so passionate about their own point of view, sensitive issues such as deforestation are rarely resolves in an amicable way....   [tags: Forested Areas, Eroded Soils, Removal of Trees]

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Ethics : The Ethical Issue

- 1. What is the ethical issue in the case. What makes this an ethical issue. The ethical question is whether or not it is right to default on a legitimate bill that is owed. The bill is legitimately owed, and the company may fold if they default on this bill. Johnson printing was essential to the ongoing success of the PLB- shouldn’t that support be reciprocated. 2. Who are all of the stakeholders that are impacted by the ethical issue in the case. Discuss how the ethical issue impacts each stakeholder....   [tags: Ethics, Decision making, Risk]

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The Civil Issue Of The United States

- The United States has always stood for equality among all. Every man and woman deserves the civil freedom and ability to achieve great things. What happens when a moral issue becomes a civil issue. A recent agenda called homosexual marriage has taken the United States by storm. The very word “marriage” is being left behind from its core. Civil Union’s just don’t cut it anymore. Little do they know, what a human heart desires isn’t always acceptable. Marriage has always been defined has one thing, a covenant between a man and a woman....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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Holal Marketsrs and Brand

- ... 2.1 Ingredients Any product which has Halal logo on its packaging means that the company has made a promise that the ingredients used as well as manufacturing process is Halal (Tieman, 2008). Halal products should not be mixed with non-halal products because it will leave a impression on consumer that both products are same (Bruil, 2010). Consumers trust the Halal logo because they don’t have any other means to verify that the product they are going to purchase is Halal or not. Halal logo also plays are very important role for consumers who are not aware about the product manufacturing process (Andersen, 1994)....   [tags: product, consumer, behavior, issue]

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The Issue Of Global Warming

- Because the harsh realities of global warming are seen and felt more and more each year, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon held a UN Climate Summit on September 23 at the headquarters in New York. Even though a couple of world leaders failed to show, the vast majority of those invited did show and were able to reach an agreement that actions must be taken immediately in order to help ensure the survival of ourselves and our planet. Some even presented their own plans of how they will curb carbon emission and help contribute to this cause....   [tags: Greenhouse gas, Carbon dioxide, Climate change]

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The Issue of Virginity

- The Issue of Virginity One of the most important steps that a person takes in their life can leave both negative and positive memories, pain and pleasure, and pride and shame. The subject of one's virginity is something that can be influenced by many paradigms of life. One researcher suggests, "Symbolic interaction theory suggests that anticipatory socialization is important in the transition from one developmental stage to another" ( Herold and Goodwin 109) . By this he meant that in sexual instances, when people socialize about the pleasantness of sex, this might motivate an individual to seek those pleasures therefore, making that person anticipate those outcomes....   [tags: Papers]

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The Issue Of Voting Of The United States

- The issue of voting in the United States of America has been hotly contested since the birth of this country. The question here, however, differs from the classic one—mentioned by Evelyn Nakano Glenn—of who is guaranteed the right to vote (Nakano Glenn 26). In this essay, I will argue that a mandated vote would have a detrimental impact on the United States and the citizenship therein. The crux of this issue is mainly that of constitutionality. The Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution states that “[no State shall deprive any person] of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protectio...   [tags: Election, Elections, Democracy, Voting]

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The Controversial Issue Of Abortion

- According to Judith Thomson in her book “A Defense of Abortion”, a human embryo is a person who has a right to life. But, just because the human fetus has the right to life does not mean that the mother will be forced to carry it (Thomson, 48). Naturally, abortion may be seen as the deliberate termination of a pregnancy before the fetal viability. Though people have understood this, the topic of abortion has remained a controversial issue in the world. Individuals are divided into “Pro-choice” and “Pro-life” debaters depending on their opinion on the morality of the action....   [tags: Abortion, Morality, Human rights, Human]

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The Growing Issue Of Euthanasia

- The Growing Issue of Euthanasia: Why or Why Not. If you were given the choice to either be kept on life support and live, or take a drug to end your life, what would you choose. Euthanasia, also commonly known as “mercy killing,” has created a conflict throughout the world. This conflict has risen within many nations on whether it should be illegal and if it was legal, to what degree. This issue has become a tough issue because many people want the opportunity to be able to end their life if they are in unbearable pain....   [tags: Death, Euthanasia, Homicide, Medical ethics]

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The Issue Of Safe Drinking Water

- Introduction & Thesis My proposed Honours Research Paper will focus on First Nations’ basic right to clean water in Canada. The purpose of my paper will be to explore the relationship between law and First Nations’ right to clean water. The research question that I will be examining is: whether the Canadian government has been successful in its attempt to address the issue of safe drinking water through its policies. After having reviewed secondary resources, it is evident that there are gaps in literature around the issue of clean water in First Nations’ communities....   [tags: Human rights, United Nations, Water resources]

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Homelessness : A Major Issue

- Homelessness is a major issue in our world today. There is an abundant amount of people who live on the street and barely have anything they can call their own. These people probably lived great lives at some point, they probably never thought of the concept of becoming homeless until it happened. Luckily there is help being brought to them from different kinds of sources in order to help get them back on the road to a happy and fulfilled life. Certain people in society have a desire to get homeless people off the streets, to get them food, clothing, and most importantly love....   [tags: Poverty, Homelessness]

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The Issue Of The Abortion

- With the pre-abortion ultrasound bill in the process of being established, informed consent, cost, etc. it appears that there is a major infringement on a woman’s right to choose because there are many obstacles to go through before receiving an abortion. Causes of the problem According to pro-life arguments, some of the reasons people are against abortion is because they view abortion as murder because life begins at conception, which means unborn babies are human beings from the beginning. Another argument is that the fetus can feel pain during an abortion and there are plenty of arguments against abortion regarding religion....   [tags: Abortion, Abortion debate, Human, Human rights]

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The Role of Elections in Malaysia

- Elections are a tool or technique used by the people to elect their representatives. Elections held in Malaysia aimed to choose their representatives for the legislators (law makers) whether the Legislative Assembly (DUN) or the Parliament. PR can be categorized in two forms, namely: 1. General Election; and 2. Small Election General Election General Election was held every 5 years maturity which is when an elected government that had previously been achieved as stated in the Constitution of Malaysia....   [tags: Money Issue, Solution]

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Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx and Society´s Reponse

- Many literary works deal with the issue of homosexuality and society’s response to it, and each of the works of literature has a different take on the issue. Therefore, the authors create and design their main characters with the traits and characteristics that are most fit to convey their perception of the issue. One of the most well known literary works that deal with homosexuality is “Brokeback Mountain” by Annie Proulx, in which the main characters are two male cowboys that are in love....   [tags: homosexuality, perception, issue, book]

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