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Immigration Issue Of The United States

- America is a home to the immigrants from all parts of the globe. It is a melting pot, if you will. The American dream means that everyone from existing citizens, to newcomers of the country, have an equal shot at opportunity and freedom (Public Agenda, 2015). Immigration has been an issue since the founding fathers first came over, as they were immigrants themselves. In today’s world, it strikes controversy in the lives of many politicians and citizens. Over half of Americans say immigration policies need a complete reform according to a poll taken in 2010 (Public Agenda, 2015)....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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Gender Inequality : A Sociological Issue

- The actions of individuals, the way people dress, the colors people like and what people do are all based on an individual’s gender, and display a notion of inequality between both genders. From birth, both genders are divided and treated differently. Gender inequality continues to be a sociological issue as it has been a concern all around the world for centuries. Gender inequality is the unequal treatment or views of people based on whether they are female or male. This form of injustice arises from the perception of gender roles that are enforced into society as gender norms....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Female, Gender role]

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Abortion Is Not A Religious Issue

- One of the most compelling and sensitive debates in the western world is abortion. The debate is often framed as being between the religious pro-life and the secular pro-choice. Gary Wills opinion piece “Abortion isn’t a religious issue” addresses the position held by anti-abortion, Evangelical Christians, and his argument is that there is “no theological basis for defending or condemning abortion.” His first contention is that there is no direct biblical, nor early church condemnation of abortion....   [tags: Human, Religion, Meaning of life, Reproduction]

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The Issue Of Abortion And Abortion

- Rae goes on to say in the same page that the baby is it’s own person it has its own DNA and early on it has the organs to support it self. With this information Rae is saying that the baby, while inside the mother it has its own identity so the mother does not have the authority or right to make such a decision. The second argument is that “Forcing women, especially poor ones, to continue their pregnancies will create overwhelming financial hardship”(p. 134). This argument is that forcing women to have their children will create overwhelming financial hardship....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Abortion, Human rights]

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Investment Of Corporations And Environmental Issue

- Investment of Corporations and Environmental Issue In August 2015, the President of the United States Obama and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced The Clean Power Plan to limit the greenhouse gas emissions. This plan is reducing the carbon pollution from the coal-burning power plants while encouraging the use of renewable energy. It is a significant step to take real action to face the climate change. In a fall 2014 survey done by The University of Michigan, they found 67 percent of U.S....   [tags: Environmentalism]

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The Issue Of Gun Control Laws

- peoples. While pros people see enacted more gun control laws as the solution to this nationwide crisis, cons people see otherwise. I, myself, do not agree with more gun control law or reform. What we need now are our law enforcers to do a good job in implementing the already existing laws. For instance, the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church could have been avoided had the agencies responsible did a thorough background check on Dylan Roof. Though the news says it was an “administrative failure” (Nakashima) on the NICS, it’s still not an excuse to bypass the process....   [tags: Firearm, Concealed carry in the United States]

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Global Warming Is An Important Issue

- For many years now the word “global warming” might have a big or no meaning for certain people. There is great debate among many people, and sometimes in the news, on whether global warming is real. Global warming is an important issue we should all be worried about because if its left alone, its consequences can be devastating. Over the past 50 years, the earth climate has been going up by the increased volumes of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses released by the burning of fossil fuels, rising temperatures, and land clearing....   [tags: Global warming, Carbon dioxide, Climate change]

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The Issue Of American Political Landscape

- American’s political landscape has been dominated by two major political parties that immensely differ in a number of key issues that touch every aspect of American life. This divide between the Democrat and Republican party could not be more pronounced than now with each party candidate refusing to waver on their strong and clear stance on a number of pivotal issues such as healthcare, immigration, and gun control. These issues have been hotly argued during the presidential debates and have widened the philosophical gap between the two parties....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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A Controversial Issue Regarding The Law

- A controversial issue regarding the law has been whether it is ever right to disobey the law. Some people would argue that it is not always morally wrong to disobey the law. From this perspective, laws that are considered immoral or unfair hinder society through unnecessary restrictions. However, others argue that it is never right to disobey the law. Socrates, who maintains this view, discusses the issue of obeying laws in Crito by Plato, arguing that a citizen “[has] undertaken, in deed if not in word, to live [their] life as a citizen in obedience to us [the Laws]” (271)....   [tags: Ethics, Plato, Law, Morality]

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Obesity : A Complicated Health Issue

- Obesity is a complicated health issue to explain. There is no specific cause for obesity, just a result from many different factors like environment, genetics, diet, and exercise. In the United States more than one-third (36.5%) of U.S Adults are obese. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) obesity cost the United States a total of $147 Billion in 2008 alone; the medical cost for people who are obese is $1,429 higher than those of normal weight (“Obesity Facts”). The most obvious effect of obesity is one’s physical health, but also their mental health is also greatly affected....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Weight loss, Health]

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The Challenges Of The Trust Issue

- From the three challenges, the trust issue can be considered as the root cause of the other issues which makes all the challenges are interrelated. According to the research that has been done by Liden et al. (2006), significantly lower group performance could occur because the leaders treat all of their employees badly. Since the leaders fail to give support to members, as what Jacobs (1970) mentions in his early making of LMX Theory, leaders and their subordinates engage in reciprocal relationships....   [tags: Motivation, Leadership, Employment, Management]

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The Global Issue of Climate Change

- Global climate change has been an important point of discussion for several years. People often associate climate change with global activities such as burning fossil fuels, pollution, glacier melting, and various other greenhouse gasses. According to Discourses of climate security, “global climate change has become a security issue in contemporary global politics (McDonald, 42-51)”. This article explains different discourses of climate security argued by lobbyist, environmental advocates, and academic analyst....   [tags: threat, security, humans]

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The Issue Of Stricter Gun Control

- Today, large corporations and wealthy individuals typically form PACs in order to contribute more money to an executive or legislative campaign, both directly and indirectly, than is permitted from individual donors. In this day and age, typically about 40% or more of the contributions to a candidate’s campaign comes from PACs (Shaffer 09-28-2015). Even after an election takes place, PACs continue to have influence on policy. One area of policy that elites have substantial influence on today is gun control....   [tags: Communism, Karl Marx, Marxism]

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Religious Persecution as a Global Issue

- In 2013, a study taken by Open Doors, a group that works against Christian persecution worldwide, showed that the number of Christians killed for their faith had nearly doubled since 2012. The number of Christians killed in 2013 was 2,123, whereas the number in 2012 was 1,021. While religious persecution may not be as much of a threat in the United States, where religious freedom is celebrated, this persecution occurs around the world to many different groups – even ones considered a majority in the U.S....   [tags: religious freedom, christians, atheism]

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The Controversial Issue of Birth Control

- Birth control is a major controversial issue for many reasons. Some may believe it should be a useful source to help not have an unwanted or surprised birth. Others may believe that it shouldn’t be allowed because a person should be responsible of their actions. It’s a good thing to use when not wanting to become pregnant but it can also be taken for advantage. Birth control is a good source to prevent teen pregnancy, regular pregnancy, and unprotected sex. There is a law that was recently passed due to birth control....   [tags: pregnancy, teenage, health care]

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The Issue Of Ticket For Entertainment

- Issue: Was Bruno could exclude his liability in negligence to Robert. Also, was Bruno legally obliged or not to pay the Royal ACT show in respect of operational fees. Relevant law: The common law governed the capacity of minors which refers to the people under the age of 18(p102). A contract is an agreement made between two or more parties which establish rights and obligations which courts will enforce (P74). An agreement must contain the essential elements in order to be regard as a contract. More specifically, these elements are: offer, acceptance, intention, consideration and capacity....   [tags: Contract, Breach of contract, Contract law, Tort]

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Climate Change : A Global Issue

- Climate change, a global issue and the number One major problem that is having serious impacts and consequences on living species and our precious home, the Earth. On this topic, the majority of the public have recognized and accepted the fact that climate change is an undeniable truth that should be address as soon as possible and to take immediate actions to resolve the problem. There are already environmental policies established on climate change, such as voluntary and subsidies options, carbon tax, and laws....   [tags: Global warming, Greenhouse gas, Carbon dioxide]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Marriage

- Among issues that humanity is trying to deal with, same-sex marriage, also referred to as gay marriage, is one controversial issue argued everywhere, and as our society evolves, what used to be considered as taboo years ago is just becoming normal subjects. People’s opinions about same-sex marriage have greatly changed with time, and the reality today is that its legalization is strongly supported by approximately 54 % of the population of the United States compared to 1996 which was approximately 24 % (Pew Research)....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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The Issue Of Minor Sex Trafficking

- Many people are aware of the issue of minor sex trafficking in the United States, but people may not be aware of the extent of the problem or what it is that attracts these “pimps” to children in the sex trafficking business. Sex trafficking is a major issue both in the United States and in foreign countries, although many Americans do not realize that there are more U.S. citizens that make up the victim count of traffickers than foreign nationals, and of these victims, children are the most vulnerable (cite DMST)....   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Slavery]

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The Controversial Issue Of Reproductive Cloning

- A clone is an individual plant, animal or human being derived by asexual reproduction from another organism that has the identical hereditary components. Human cloning is the creation of a genetically identical copy of a human, human cell, or human tissue. There are two commonly discussed types of human cloning: therapeutic cloning and reproductive cloning. Therapeutic cloning involves cloning cells from an adult for use in medicine and is an active area of research, while reproductive cloning would involve making cloned humans....   [tags: Cloning, Human, Reproduction, Human cloning]

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Cyber Bullying : A Social Issue

- There is not so much research about cyber bullying. However, it has become important to study cyber bullying because of its prevalence as a social issue. Studies are difficult to undertake because this type of bullying is done over the internet and many people are not open when they are victims. Therefore, it is difficult to accurately determine the target group and establish which participants should be selected for the study. To effectively carry out a research, a more personal approach is needed to analyze the demographic group and acquire sample data....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Chat room, Sexual harassment]

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The Controversial Issue Of Juvenile Incarceration

- In every society, there are controversial issues that influence or are opposed by a significant number of people. They are controversial because they go beyond some individuals expectations, or they receive various opinions for different persons. Sociologists define the social issue as a condition of a society that is believed to affect a considerable number of individuals (Alessio 2). Good examples of social issues are body art, racial discrimination, hacking, juvenile life sentencing and anti-Muslim discrimination....   [tags: Prison, Life imprisonment, Penology, Murder]

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The Issue Of Transgender Human Rights

- Systematic discrimination in the workplace takes many forms, whether direct or indirect. For transgender individuals, as in the case of Maria Vanderputten versus Seydaco Packaging Corporation, they face oppression and inequality, through harassment, demotions and even termination of employment because they do not conform to gender norms, which is a violation of human rights. Workplace institutions must be equitable and make greater efforts for diversity and inclusion in the workplace. They need to address systemic barriers, poisoned environments and organizational cultures that condone discrimination....   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Gender identity, Third gender]

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The Issue Of Insurance And Affordability

- Worldwide, science and medicine have come a far way, especially here in the United States. Doctors and scientists can now cure diseases that once ravaged countries in a matter of days. In the case of the incurable (HIV and some cancers) prolong life, but at the end of it all the health care systems in the U.S leaves much to desire.In the foreground of it all there is the issue of insurance and affordability, followed closely by Hospitals lacking the equipment or skills to handle certain situations and finally the issue of not enough preventative care being offered....   [tags: Medicine, Public health, Universal health care]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Marriage

- Controversy topics have been present throughout many eras, for example: same-sex marriage, legalizing marijuana, and allowing concealed weapons on campus are some recent examples. These topics have indeed been labeled controversial, due to the fact that not everyone is always in one mind set to agree or disagree on an outcome. Yet in June 26, 2015, same-sex marriage was legalized in the United States by the Supreme Court. [Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia currently have laws legalizing marijuana…], which the court has let government make a decision according to the state....   [tags: Firearm, Concealed carry in the United States]

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The Ethical Issue Of The Media

- The ethical issue of this case is the media telling Ashe’s private information before his family even knew. They were forcing him to share something private that he shouldn’t have had to do because of force from a news source. Ashe was so private that he didn’t even tell his family and that’s why there is a problem with the fact the media found out and pretty much forced him into sharing something private that was happening to him. They were also asking him to tell about a controversial subject at the time....   [tags: HIV, AIDS, Antiretroviral drug, HIV/AIDS]

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The Issue Of Minor Sex Trafficking

- According to Chang, “[…] 200,000 to 300,000 children are involved in prostitution nationwide […].” This astronomic number is something that is not factious, but is a reality for children living in the United States of America. A country that prides itself of being the land of the free is unknowingly holding hundreds of thousands of children as sex slaves to monstrous people simply looking to make a profit. This number illustrates the number of children that are sexually, physically, verbally, and psychologically abused on a daily basis by people who believe that are just businessmen....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse, Rape]

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Childhood Obesity Is A Health Issue

- Childhood obesity is a health issue that is on a rampage throughout the United States. The rapidly growing number of obese children in today’s society is overwhelming. This concern should be addressed more efficiently due to the vast number of kids that it effects and the lifelong complications that it entails. An increase in technology, availability of cell phones, iPad, computers and televisions, and the lack of physical activity has led to this alarming growth rate. The most disturbing part about this issue is that it is completely preventable....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Hypertension]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Marriage

- Gay marriage is the most controversial issue in American society. Although the issue of same sex marriage did not become popular until 1969 when protesters in New York launched the gay rights movement. In response, Christians in America have led movements against countless issues. These issues include: alcoholism, witchcraft, communism, and abortion, but homosexuality strikes a deep wound as it attacks the fundamental building blocks of a family. Throughout history, most societies and religions have viewed homosexuality with disdain or have completely forbidden it....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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The Issue Of Drug Abuse

- A drug as we all know, is a chemical substance affects the functioning of the body either negatively or positively. In Australia, drugs have become a major issue, which requires undivided attention in order for this problem to be eradicated. The citizens who take these drugs are hereby causing a large amount of the non-takers of drugs to leave the countries and also make it uncomfortable for them to live normal lives. In order to resolve this issue of drugs, different measure, sacrifices and decisions have to be made by both the government and all citizens of Australia....   [tags: Drug addiction, Drug, Addiction, Heroin]

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The Issue Of World Hunger

- Interdisciplinary research is an important part of building knowledge in our world today. It brings together researchers across a number of different disciplines and combines necessary information to solve problems (Repko, 2011). Without interdisciplinary research we could never solve the major problems of the world today. If we simply just focus in on the expertise of one subject, we may miss out on key information that could help us solve bigger issues at hand. In Canada and the rest of the world there are many problems that affect us on a daily basis....   [tags: Poverty, Malnutrition, World Food Programme]

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The Issue Of Gun Violence

- In America, the issue of gun violence is often seen on the news and in articles online and in print. Many people believe that gun laws are fair and require no change while others believe that stricter gun laws will lower the overall rates of gun violence in America. Dan Gross is the president of the Brady Campaign and is a gun control activist. In February of 2016, Gross appeared at a TED Talks conference and gave a presentation on gun control and the need for change in order to lower gun violence overall....   [tags: Firearm, Gun violence in the United States]

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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 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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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 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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The Issue Of Sexual Abuse

- The issue of sexual abuse is a continuing issue that currently has no sign of ceasing. According to Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), the website of an organization that supports victims of this crime, an incident involving sexual abuse occurs every 107 seconds. Overall, this statistic equates to a staggering 293,000 victims per year. These statistics prove that the issue of sexual abuse is a pressing issue that requires the full support of the government rather than a handful of nonprofit organizations....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Sex offender]

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The Issue Of Minimum Wage

- The election and how government officials are elected is vital to the United States’ identity as a Democratic Republic. To fully understand whether the election is fair to the average American citizen, these four things need to be looked at and understood; the Democratic and Republican platforms and who the reader agrees with, the procedure and requirements for getting on ballot to be elected into the House of Representatives, the many different parties of the United States, and the requirements and procedures for running for president....   [tags: President of the United States, Elections]

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The Moral Issue Of Abortion

- The Catholic faith and the Hindu faith each have their own stance on the moral issue of Abortion. Abortion is scientifically defined as ‘the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy’. In terms of spiritual belief, context and understanding from scripture and biblical passages, each religious denomination share some comparative and contrasting views on the morally wrong and morally right aspects involved on the discussion of abortion. Human dignity and how we dignify the issue as human beings of either Catholic or Hindu faiths also demonstrates the different understandings that each faith shares and highlights about the moral issue of abortion; what does each faith believe, how does each d...   [tags: Religion, Morality, Pregnancy, Human]

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The Issue Of Sex Trafficking

- There is no denying that Sex trafficking has become one of the most profound issues within society and on a global scale. In some ways sex trafficking can be labelled visible yet, we have full awareness that it occurs as well as the consequential impacts it has. It is through the understanding of exposure not only of the female body but human dignity and human rights that it seen as such an extensive issue. It has been an ongoing process for countless members within society including social workers, psychologists, sociologists, foundations as well as organisations to reduce, prevent and most certainly increase the awareness as well as punishment for sex trafficking....   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Sex industry]

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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 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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Bullying is a Global Issue

- Bullying is a Global Issue Students Have to Deal With on a Daily Basis Bullying is not just an issue in television shows, but it is a real life issue that affects students of many ages, backgrounds, colors, and cultures. However, the issue of bullying has plagued many school systems around the globe. Young children suffer the consequences of bullying on a day-to-day basis, which traumatizes them to take drastic measures such as suicide or murder. This essay will discuss on the problems associated with bullying and its effects on the students....   [tags: t.v. shows, schools, students]

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The Non Issue Of Immigration

- The “Non-Issue” Of Immigration Each year, tons of immigrants from neighboring countries pour onto American soil in search for better opportunities and a more feasible quality of life. Many on the run from religious persecution, political oppression, or even the oppression of civil liberties. Those non-native to the United States often hold the “American Dream” as a quality of life only attainable once reaching the afterlife. This notoriety has become somewhat of a cradle of pride for American politicians who love to apple-polish the voting American public....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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Is Overpopulation A Minor Issue?

- Today the world’s population is 7.3 billion people and it keeps growing according to the U.S Census. Population growth has been rapidly increasing and it has become one of the biggest issues we have today. Throughout time population growth has increased slowly due to diseases, climate disasters, and other similar things. However, recently the human population growth has been increasing rapidly. This has become an issue because it has affected our economic, environmental, and social aspects of the world....   [tags: World population, Human, Population growth]

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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 Controversial Issue Of Satire

- John Oldham once said “I wear my Pen as others do their Sword. To each affronting sot I meet, the word is Satisfaction: straight to thrusts I go, and pointed satire runs him through and through.” Satire works as a weapon to challenge ideas in society. Satire is the use of humor, irony, or exaggeration to uncover and criticize absurd ideas in society that people might not otherwise question. Confronting an issue with satire makes the audience more aware and open to new ideas, making them more likely to agree with the author....   [tags: Satire, Jonathan Swift, A Modest Proposal]

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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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Depression As A Mental Issue

- Depression As A Mental Issue Within the spectrum of Mental health issues there has been discussion on what depression is classified as within the Mental health scope; on whether depression is a mental illness, a mental disorder, or simply a state of mind. In my research I have found that the issue of depression is all of these varying on the situation or symptoms of one’s depression. Depression can be both a mental illness, a mental disorder, and simply a state of mind. There are many arguments to be made against this statement....   [tags: Psychology, Medicine, Mental disorder, Brain]

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The Issue Of Childhood Obesity

- The issue of childhood obesity is a long-existing problem still prevalent today, and popular opinion blames television, claiming that it affects the minds of children in negative ways. This is the belief, but the issue may not be as clear cut as most think. Three articles discuss the effects of television ads on childhood obesity and use various genres to persuade readers to accept their differing claims on this singular issue. Alice Park, a TIME magazine writer and author of The Stem Cell Hope: How Stem Cell Medicine Can Change Our Lives, claims that too much television promotes unhealthy eating habits in children in her article “It’s the Ads, Stupid: Why TV Leads to Obesity.” Because the...   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Infomercial]

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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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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 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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Public Health Issue of Obesity

- The Public Health Issue of Obesity "The increased prevalence of overweight and obesity particularly among children and adolescents is a severe public health problem" (Bray, 2005). According to our text, health education and health promotion are recognized increasingly as ways to meet public health objectives and improve the success of public health and medical interventions around the world (Gollust, 2014). Obesity has been associated with energy intake and expenditure imbalance, genetics, cultural, socioeconomic, behavioral, and situational factors all play a role in eating and weight control (Bray, 2005)....   [tags: overweight, children, obesity epidemic]

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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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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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Bullying Is A Serious Issue

- In education bullying is a serious issue that teachers need to try to stop and prevent. Bullying can lead to many problems in the classroom and with the students. A teacher should make sure all their students are being included and that they are aware that bullying is not allowed. A teacher should make activities and lessons to make sure the students know what bullying is and how to prevent bullying. By using poor family structure, cyberbullying, school shootings, and why bullies do what they do will show the reader what bullying is and how was can stop bullying....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Verbal abuse, Humiliation]

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The Issue Of Gay Marriage

- The issue of gay marriage has been addressed with various approaches, arguments, and opinions. In the broad perspective of these arguments, there are only two opposing arguments which consists of: advocates and opposers of gay marriage. The particular arguments that accompany the two opposing sides include: the effects it has on society and children, government benefits, the specific law of marriage, and the production of children. These particular arguments are controversial topics that require an in-depth discussion....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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The Issue Of Gun Control

- Since going into effect on Feb. 28, 1994, the law has stopped tens of thousands of prohibited individuals from making over-the-counter handgun purchases. Furthermore, polls have consistently shown more than 90 percent of the American public supporting the law. As stated earlier, there is little jurisprudence in the area of gun control by the Supreme Court. Until the Lopez case, which is really a commerce clause case, not a gun control case, the Supreme Court had not heard a gun control issue since the Miller case in 1939....   [tags: Gun politics in the United States, Firearm]

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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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Immigration Issue On Illegal Immigration

- Immigration Amnesty in America One of the United States biggest political issues since the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 has been illegal immigration and amnesty. In 1986 Ronald Regan passed the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 which changed the issue on illegal immigration forever. This bill required “legalization of all undocumented aliens who had been continuously unlawfully present since 1982, legalization of certain agricultural workers, sanctions for employers who knowingly hire undocumented workers, and increased enforcement at U.S....   [tags: Illegal immigration]

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The Contemporary Issue Of Discrimination

- Introduction The contemporary issue of discrimination is a broad topic. Every Australian has an equal amount of rights, However Discrimination complaints are among the most sensitive and difficult issues for Human Right professionals to handle. Discrimination can occur anywhere in anyway, although one of the most common places where it is uncontrolled is in the working environment. It is defined as unfavorable treatment of a person or group relative to the way others are treated. It is unlawful for employees to discriminate others on the basis of race, gender, pregnancy, nation or ethnic origin, marital status or sexual orientation....   [tags: Discrimination, Human rights]

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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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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 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 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 Global Issue Of Immigration

- Project Task #1 The Global issue I will be researching is mexican immigration. This Global issue is a big deal here in the United States. My question is why and how is immigration increasing over the years. Immigration has become a hard topic when it comes to talk about it. I still ask myself why is immigration, deportation happening as we speak.. What do people from the United states think about these people when they find out they aren’t from here. Do they think to themselves that these innocent people are killers, drug lords, terrorist.....   [tags: Mexican American, United States]

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Teen Pregnancy Is An Issue

- Teen pregnancy is an issue that has been around for decades. There are movies, shows, magazines, you name it, all with the topic of young parenthood. “Teen pregnancy rates have declined… but it is worth remembering that teenage pregnancy rates in America are still at least twice as high as other industrialized countries” (Horton, 2006 p. 21). Teen pregnancy is an issue because it makes it harder for the teen and the child. Teenagers are not fully developed so their purpose is not to raise children....   [tags: Teenage pregnancy, Adolescence, Parent, Mother]

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The Issue Of College Cost

- The concerns is drastic, the issue of college cost is croshal in the application of a higher education in the United States. Whether the reasoning of having a higher education is to improve your life status, getting more money, or just making your parents proud. Whatever the reason, higher education is unaffordable for the majority of middle class citizens in the United States. So, having a new president, such as President-elect Donald J. Trump, it 's important to know and consider his administration 's plans on the issue of college cost before high education an option in the upcoming years....   [tags: Higher education, High school, College]

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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 Issue Of Gender Inequality

- Gender Inequality has been an issue that has been faced by mankind since the beginning. Men were looked upon as bread winner for the family. It was their job to go out of the house and get food and supplies for the family. Women are known to stay home and take care of the family. This trend has put women at a disadvantage in the workplace. Women are not given the same opportunity as men. They are seen weaker, and slower than men. Due to this they are given non important jobs that pay less and keeps them from advancing....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Woman]

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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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Obesity: A Rising Health Issue

- Here in the United States, the government has a great deal of influence and say in the way in which people live their daily lives. Everything from the things said on a cell phone to sites searched on the Internet to the laws by which everyone must abide, to say that the government has a fairly decent hold on Americans’ civil liberties would be an understatement. Yes, there is a certain level of freedom here that is not found elsewhere in the world, but there is still quite a bit of government intrusion....   [tags: healthcare cost, soda drinks]

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Diversity Issue: Recruitment of Librarians

- Depending on the definition, diversity is a word that can have multiple meanings. There is truly no one answer to a word that covers a lot of territory and that is loaded with much potential. The secret behind finding “a” source of diversity is to break it down into sections. Though you might be able to address two or three aspects of diversity, there is still more layers behind it to be peeled away. Touching on several aspects at a time can only give an overview of how you wish to pursue solutions....   [tags: professional recruitment]

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The Issue of Grade Inflation

- The Issue of grade inflation Introduction This essay deals with the specific term of grade inflation by working with three texts on that issue seeing grade inflation from different perspectives and discussing terminology. Every country has its own grading system. In some countries from 0-10 in others the scale is 1-5 or 0-20 an there are many others. However, this is by far not the only thing that can be said about grading. The question also is the practical application of the grading scheme. Are more higher grades given or lower....   [tags: texts, ask critical questions, grading problems]

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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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The Issue Of Gun Control

- In studies released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, firearm violence accounted for roughly 70% of all homicides from 1993 to 2011. That 's just one of the many reasons why gun control has become an awfully big issue in the United States today. Guns are extremely powerful weapons that can cause destruction, harm, or even death. Depending on the individuals controlling the gun, they can be used to defend and protect ones life or they can be used to threaten and kill others. Not only have guns been a powerful tool physically, but also socially with the raised discussion of gun control laws....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics in the United States]

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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 Of Racial Barriers

- Nothing to Do with Race Over the years, the issue of racial barriers in different industry is becoming an increasingly hot topic among the liberal minds of the society. While many argue that certain celling exists in many industries, the new wave of talents from all over the world constantly challenges these stereotypes. Chinese Americans, a group historically known for breeding hard-workers, is one of the Asian American groups that battles with the stereotypes on the front line. The achievement these Chinese Americans from various industries are able to attract attention from a number of different media including major mainstream online media from both China and America....   [tags: Asian American, United States, Chinese American]

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The Issue Of Childhood Obesity

- All parents believe, or would like to believe, that their children are in a state of perfect health. In some cases, this is incorrect due to the parents and children 's lack of knowledge on what the actual state of optimal health is for children. For example, a hot topic around the world today is the issue of childhood obesity. This topic caught my eye because it is truly beginning to have a negative impact on today’s society and is something that needs to be addressed. Currently, my job at the Littleton YMCA provides me the with opportunity to work with children and teach a variety of fitness classes for kids....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Childhood obesity]

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