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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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Cyber Slacking Is An Issue

- Introduction Cyber slacking is an issue that is prevalent across varying industries. Many managers and organizations attempt to control or eliminate the amount of cyber slacking that occurs, however; it still remains an issue in most work places. After interviewing three managers from three different industries, we are able to identify effective approaches to minimizing cyber slacking. As well, the issue itself may be beneficial to productivity, despite common assumptions. By examining the reasoning behind why employees engage in cyber slacking, managers will be able to address the issue to a greater extent....   [tags: Internet, Internet access, Employment, Ethics]

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The Issue Of Public Education

- For this LPA paper, I decided to examine the contentious issue of providing public education to students who were not legally admitted to the United States as citizens. To be fair, I have always had some personal feelings on this issue, however I wanted to gain a better understanding of the legal reasons why we are required to provide an education to these students. In my research, the primary reason for this, in the state of Texas, stems from the case of Plyler vs. Doe, which was argued in Texas on December 1, 1981....   [tags: Immigration to the United States]

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The Issue Of Interstate Divorce

- The Supreme Court ruled twice on the divorce of a North Carolina couple that divorced in Nevada. Supreme Court justices dealt largely with the issue of interstate divorce and the nature of our country’s system of governance.The rulings of Williams v. North Carolina lead to important implications regarding divorce, as well as the full faith and credit clause of the Constitution. However, because of more expansive divorce laws today, the case does not hold the same level of importance. In the early 20th century, the United States was not as culturally liberal as the country today....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States, United States]

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Cyberbullying Is A Growing Issue

- As the world becomes more and more technologically advanced, cyberbullying has become a growing issue. It is an issue not just for teens and kids but even adults. Most cyberbullying occurs through social media, which in this world of technological communication, is a must for the youth to “be cool.” Although social media and others sources may be used beneficially (business-wise) it may also be used abusively, which is where cyberbullying plays in. “Cyberbullying is reported as an aggressive, intentional act distributed by an individual group, using contact in an electronic medium, continuously and relentlessly against someone who cannot stand up for himself or herself easily (Smith et al.,...   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Victim, The Victim]

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The Issue Of Human Rights

- Society is in a constant stage of development and change which is exemplified through the laws surrounding same sex marriage, immigration, and the issue of human rights in regards to race, status, or class contribution to the advancement of society. By focusing particularly on Western Society we have improved significantly in relation to wars, slavery, and segregation; yet scholars and political activists argue that segregation and racism against minorities are prominent in the 21st century. Indeed, the primary focus for this argument will be around the identities of Black Women in the past and present....   [tags: Racism, Race, White people, Race]

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The Issue Of Gun Control

- A controversial topic that has been an issue in the United States for years since the enactment of the Second Amendment is the issue of gun control. In the past, the United States have had numerous issues with gun control; as a result, the Second Amendment was added to resolve this issue. Before the creation of the Second Amendment the main purpose of guns were for self protection, hunting, and territorial expansion. The first pioneers to arrive in America had to use guns to protect themselves from animals and the Native Americans....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics in the United States, Gun]

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The Issue Of Gun Control

- Gun Control has become a major problem in the United States of America. The main problem lies in the 2nd Amendment where the United States Constitution gives citizens rights to keep and bear arms. Guns have become a trend in the country. It is heritage for many to keep and bear arms. But, those who are unfortunate face consequences for those who are careless with arms. Even media every single day talks about how a gun took a life of someone innocent. The easier killing of someone innocent happen because arms can bought and sold legally....   [tags: United States, United States Constitution]

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The Issue Of Gun Control

- According to the Second Amendment in the Constitution, the citizens have the right to possess and bear arms. This is still a big issue in today 's society as we are in the 21st century the use of guns has changed significantly. The fact that crime has increased and that the right to own a handgun has been a hot issue have made many Americans question whether gun and crime are directly related. The issue of gun control, in an attempt to reduce crime rates in The United States has also been a topic of discussion that seems to have many people divided on the issue....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics in the United States]

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The Issue Of Gun Control

- The following can be found in one of Thomas Jefferson’s Commonplace Book’s, where he had noted a quote from Cesare Beccaria’s book, On Crimes and Punishment. The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws of such a nature. They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes.... Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man....   [tags: Firearm, Concealed carry in the United States]

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The Issue Of Substance Abuse

- A criminal justice issue I feel is a problem is people who suffer from substance abuse and or mental illness and are incarcerated rather than receiving treatment and rehabilitation. Currently, I am a Probation Officer Intern in downtown Newport News and on a daily basis I meet with individuals who suffer from substance abuse, mental illness, or both. I review their files and there are countless crimes made by the individual as a result of their illness. In my opinion, incarceration is not the answer, incarcerating people who suffer from a mental illness or substance abuse is only a short term solution....   [tags: Prison, Law, Drug addiction, Substance abuse]

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Bullying Is A Big Issue

- In your initial post, briefly identify your topic and provide enough detail for an adequate understanding. School bullies is a big issue in today’s society. Bullying is the tendency for some children to frequently oppress, harass, or intimidate other children, verbally and physically in the school hours. Physical bullying is physically attacking or injuring another person. Verbal bullying is the way one mocks or insults someone (Alika, 2012). In Psychology Today, an article on a personal experiences expresses the problem and solution of a grade school boy, Kyle, who was bullied so many times, causing risking behaviors, that was saved by the help of his parents and counselor....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Psychology, School bullying]

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The Issue Of Illegal Immigration

- America is a country which is entirely made up of immigrants who cme from different parts of the world. As a result, the issue of immigration especially illegal immigration has been a sensitive issue for America 's illegal immigrants who are aliens that came to United States without permission or those immigrants who stayed in United States beyond their visa date. With the increasing number of illegal immigrants who come to America in search of a better life, the issue of illegal immigration needs a special attention....   [tags: Immigration to the United States]

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The Issue, Conclusions, And Reasons

- Before I can find the ambiguity in the article, the issue, conclusions, and reasons must be identified. This article is titled “Should Schools Abandon the A to F Grading System”, and this title also serves as the specific issue that the author, Michael Thomsen, is addressing. The broader issue that I believe Thomsen is addressing is the question of if people should be evaluated based on ranking systems. I believe Thomsen’s conclusion is that schools and other institutions should stop using ranking systems to evaluate people....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Ranking]

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The Issue Of Domestic Violence

- SWA 7 - MWA 2 Rough Draft Why She Stayed – Then and Now Domestic Violence is an arising issue that is becoming more common in today’s society. Some men and women face being abused on a daily basis, and their reasoning behind staying is something that we can’t understand. Everybody’s situation is different, and everybody’s reasoning for staying differs as well. People who have never experienced domestic violence think that people who stay in these abusive relationships are crazy for staying, and that they can leave whenever they want....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Physical abuse]

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The Issue Of Maternity Leave

- Maternity leave is a controversial debate that has been discussed for many years and continues to this day being a controversial issue. There is one side that argues that women have a right for leave of absence in order to bond with the baby and recuperate physically. On the other side there is the argument that companies take a financial hit. Both sides provide valid points for being pro maternity leave or against it, but one must take into consideration the long-term impacts these positions have....   [tags: Childbirth, Infant, Woman, Milk]

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The Issue Of Drug Testing

- Governmental assistance is provided in many forms and facilitated in different ways by different states. The issue of drug testing is both political and social issue. Developing a drug testing program to identify those who use drugs while on governmental assistance provides a portal to intervention. Accesses to additional services versus immediate removal of benefits are two avenues chosen by states. My opinion is the welfare program should utilize drug testing as an access point to further assistance, but should not be a point of immediate disqualification from the assistance program....   [tags: Unemployment, Welfare, Drug addiction]

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The Issue of Ethical Torture

- Given the choice, would you sacrifice one life to save two lives, ten, or would it have to be one hundred. What would you give to save your nation. These are questions that our government deals with every day. Many American citizens believe that government should be able to use every means possible to protect its citizens, yet their brothers disagree. “Every means possible” they believe to be too strong, too all-inclusive. These people recognize an ethical problem with this statement. The destruction and violation of human rights is exactly what we should stand against....   [tags: The Ethics of Torture]

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Health: A Major Social Issue

- Health is something that many would not associate as being a social issue, yet many sociologists have argued that it is a major social issue. They argue that the way we experience and understand health is dependent upon society. In 1946, the World Health Organisation (WHO) defined health as, “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being” (WHO, 2003). This definition is very holistic in the sense that it encompasses all aspects of a person’s life. It is also very idealistic and unattainable for most people....   [tags: Social Determinants of Health]

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The Issue of Human Trafficking

- 2,880. That’s how many children are taken away from their families each day. That’s 2,880 eighty children who should be playing outside and enjoying childhood. Instead they are torn from everything they know and forced into slavery, sometimes to never come out. Slavery was not fully abolished in 1865. Over 27 million men, women, and children are enslaved at this very moment (“The Cost of Coercion”). That number is close to the population of Florida and Georgia combined who would be enslaved today....   [tags: slavery, sex trafficking]

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The Issue of Income Inquality

- With the economy changing every day, the problem of income inequality is becoming a very large and widespread issue. It is an issue of great importance for millions of middle and lower class workers who struggle day in and day out to improve their quality of life. The issue of income inequality has been going on for decades and seemingly has become part of the American way of life. The highest percentage of Americans fall in the Poor department, and it has been that way for decades, and will continue to be that way for decades to come....   [tags: american dream, gap, rich, poor]

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Ethical Issue in Comfort Care

- Introduction The boundaries of right to die with dignity are hard to determine. Keeping the terminal patient comfortable is the purpose of comfort care, however there could be a very thin line between what we consider terminal sedation and euthanasia. In theory, comfort care is quite different from euthanasia. Keeping the patient comfortable and letting the nature take its course is at the core of comfort measures (Gamliel, 2012). Yet, the line between keeping comfortable and facilitating death is often blurry....   [tags: paliative care, dying painlessly with dignity]

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Obesity : A Serious Issue

- The obesity rate in the country is a serious issue and the numbers are increasing rapidly with no prejudice. Men, woman and children are afflicted with medical diagnosis that otherwise would not exist except for being overweight. Obesity does not know race, creed or economic status. Why is society obese and what are the medical consequences. The responsibility falls on the whole of society. Keywords: Obese, economic status, society, responsibility, weight, medical consequences Social Obesity Obesity is an extremely serious issue in the United States....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Body mass index, Body shape]

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Divorce : A Social Issue

- What is the modern family. Today the modern household is completely different then what it was one hundred years ago. Today it is more common to have a family with divorced parents, before divorce was viewed as unacceptable and a shame to the household, but in today’s society, it is more acceptable. Divorce does not simply involve the two married people, but it also affects the child or children they may have. To fully understand how divorce affects children, one must fully understand the history of divorce, the alterations in the child’s or children’s life, and the effects those changes may bring....   [tags: Divorce, Family, Parent, Marriage]

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The Issue Of Legalizing Marijuana

- The issue of legalizing marijuana has been around for decades and there are many people on either side of the issue. Millions of people support the legalization of marijuana and those people have reasons as to why they think marijuana should be legalized throughout the United States. People for the legalization of the drug argue it will boost the already weak economy and bring in large sums of money for the national and state governments. Another claim they have made is that it will help prevent the war on drugs in Mexico and the public concern for the war has given momentum to the cause of legalizing marijuana....   [tags: Cannabis, Recreational drug use, Cannabis]

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The Issue Of Global Warming

- The Most Pressing Topic in International Relations Currently Global Warming Global Warming; the topic to be arguably the biggest test of the strength of internationalism in this year and beyond. It is an issue that the international community and system has proved throughout the past years, utterly incapable of solving thus far. However, global warming has spiralled from being a topic of (unfortunate) ridicule to a topic that one can fairly say, is set to be the concreted number one topic on the international community’s agenda....   [tags: Global warming, Greenhouse gas, Kyoto Protocol]

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The Issue Of Marriage Equality

- Introduction The issue of marriage equality has been something I’ve been passionate about ever since I learned that my brother was gay. I support same sex marriage, however I was not raised to condone the lifestyle. My parents are conservative Christians, who believe that the sanctity of marriage is being destroyed by the homosexual agenda. Throughout this paper, I intend to use Edward Wright and Lee Moore to analyze how my parents conservative views influenced my positive view on marriage equality....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage]

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A Controversial Issue Of Authority

- In recent class discussions of authority, a controversial issue has been whether it is wrong to obey authority. Some argue that it is always wrong to disobey authority. From this perspective, some believe that because their superior is above them, they know whats better and we need to comply. On the other hand, however, others argue that if you believe you are being told to do something that is morally wrong, you have the choice not to do it and to go against your authority. In the words of Plato, one of this view’s main proponents, “you mustn 't let any fears on these grounds make you slacken your efforts to escape; and you mustn 't feel any misgivings about what you said at your trial, tha...   [tags: Morality, Ethics, Plato]

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The Issue Of Consumer Fraud

- During the summer and fall of 2014, Sirius XM, an American satellite radio broadcasting company, was found guilty of consumer fraud. The company’s means of fraud included, but was not limited to, misleading advertisements and unfulfilled promises. After many consumer complaints, the issue was taken to court. There, 45 United States Attorney Generals announced that Sirius XM Satellite Radio was guilty of misleading, unfair, and deceptive practices which violated state consumer protection laws (Hood, 2014)....   [tags: Satellite radio, Sirius Satellite Radio]

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The Issue Of Student Cheating

- Student cheating has become a large problem in our education system and is thriving in today’s technologically advancing society. In fact, a study conducted by the Center for Academic Integrity (CAI) found that, “more than 75 percent of students on most campuses admit to some cheating,” (Hutton). While this study was limited to students on college campuses, it is a relevant problem in all levels of education. The issue of student cheating is such a strong issue because it limits the amount of learning that a student can reach....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Student, School]

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Immigration Issue Of Illegal Immigrants

- The United States government has always had immigration issues. Medicaid expenses for illegal immigrants cost taxpayers millions of dollars each and every year. Welfare benefits also create the same issues that Medicaid does for taxpayers in the United States. Policies need to be changed so that the birth of children in the United States to illegal immigrants can be stopped. The United States needs to take a deeper look into amnesty and ask themselves if this is truly the right answer for the illegal immigration problem at this time....   [tags: Immigration to the United States]

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The Issue Of Gun Control

- Gun Control is one of the issues that always find its way into the public eye when election time comes around or when tragedy strikes. This very delicate issue has been getting a lot more attention today with the Aurora Colorado and Sandy Hook shootings. This begs the question ‘what’s the limit on what someone can own.’ Or ‘should someone be allowed to own a firearm’. Especially when in the past 30 years movie franchises like Die Hard, The Matrix, and the Expendables glorify the use of firearms; or video game franchises like Call of Duty and Halo brainwashing an audience that isn’t of age to play these games in the use of firearms....   [tags: Firearm, Gun, Ammunition, Handgun]

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The Issue Of Gay Marriage

- America has come a long way since the founding fathers wrote the Constitution in 1787. Many amendments have been altered and new ones have been added in order to keep up with the fast-paced, ever changing society of America. Although these amendments may still be relevant in society today, some people struggle to understand how they apply to modern lives, especially since the Constitution was written over 250 years ago. One issue this brings up is the topic of gay marriage - an issue which, even after the Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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The Issue Of Gun Control

- Assignment 1 Christian Dino Palm Beach State College Professor Mancusi, Philip Gun Control Gun control is a subject of debate intrinsically, and uniquely, ambiguous in American culture. To start, there’s the issue of the actual constitutional interpretation of our second amendment right. That is, “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. Some argue that the clause “the right of the people” automatically implies that the right to bear arms rest within the individual....   [tags: Human rights, Rights, Liberty, Liberalism]

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The Issue Of Human Trafficking

- The truth is, there is no way of preventing every boy from being sexually exploited. The sad reality is, that even with preventive measures in place, some boys will still fall through the cracks. This is why awareness is important. Over the past couple of years, awareness on the issue of human trafficking has increased. Many people now know, or have heard at least, the term sex trafficking. What they do not know though, is that males are victims too. This is because when organizations bring awareness to the issue they tend to focus solely on girls and women....   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Boy, Female]

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The Controversial Issue Of Abortion

- To kill an unborn baby with dreadful procedures is an immoral way to handle an unwanted pregnancy and should be illegal. Abortion has been a controversial issue since the 1960s. One of the duties of the U.S government is to protect lives of the innocent and this includes the ones of unborn babies. Fetuses have potential lives and deserve a chance in the world. Voluntarily killing a guiltless human without a reason regarding health concerns for either the woman or child is unethical. Abortion is an unsafe procedure....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fetus, Fertility]

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The Issue Of College Tuition

- One of the hot topics of debate going on in the U.S. today that presidential candidates are talking about is college tuition. Some have revealed their proposals to American citizens on how they would tackle the issue of tuition. The question is which one of the many proposals will work and limit the amount of people who don’t go to college and give them a reason to go. The tuition issue is not a case by case problem, but a national problem. While there are some who have the opportunity to attend college others are not as fortunate....   [tags: High school, Higher education, College, Education]

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Obesity : A Serious Issue

- Obesity is a very serious issue in the United States. “The percentage of obese adults has more than doubled over the last 30 years; the percentage of obese children has tripled” (Bittman). But what is the cause. Many believe that obesity is a direct result of the diet of most Americans: specifically, the amount of “junk food” (unhealthy, fatty foods and beverages) that they take in. But what can the country do to solve this issue. One idea that has been presented is that the government put a tax on these unhealthy foods....   [tags: Nutrition, Junk food, Obesity, Fast food]

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The Privacy Issue On Facebook

- In the 21st century, digital media has gain popularity from young adults. There are over 1 billion users solely registered on Facebook (Solberg, 2014). However, issues of privacy and publicity are being brought to attention, though it has been used in problematic ways such as academic research, personal reputation, or policing. The faulty policies of social media websites like Facebook are potentially putting users at risk and are outweighing the benefits, which in turn can negatively impact their social perceptions....   [tags: Facebook, Social network service, Orkut]

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Amendment And Current Issue Essay

- Amendment and Current Issue Essay The fourth article in The Bill of Rights states, “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.” (US Bill of Rights, Amend. 4). There is a lot of controversy around this article in modern times about how far to take this and what is covered under this amendment....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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Ethical Issue Of Ethical Issues

- An ethical issue is a problem or situation that requires a person or organization to choose between alternatives that must be evaluated as right (ethical) or wrong (unethical) (Business Dictionary, 2015). Ethical issues often deal with what is good and what is bad and the responsibilities people should have. The general goal of ethics is to enable people to live good lives. The only problem with ethical issues, such as the morality of euthanasia, is that there is usually no single accepted answer....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Moral psychology, Immanuel Kant]

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The Issue Of Water Supply

- The issue of water supply in Washington State has been of major concern for years. Given the fact that the state lies in a climatic region that does not receive adequate water for convenient survival, the state has developed several adaptations to maintain the supply of water. It is important to note that most of Washington State and its neighbors ' water supply are struggling to outdo each other. The state relies mainly on snowpack during winter for main water supply. The snowpack refills most or all of the surface lakes in the state....   [tags: Water resources, Water supply, Agriculture]

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The Issue Of Child Soldiers

- Today I have decided to send you letter about a major issue that affects an estimated 300,000 children all around the world. That issue is child soldiers. The reason I am sending you, as Secretary General of the United Nations, is because children serving as soldiers breaks at least five of the rights stated in convention on the Rights of the Child that the United Nations made in 1989. In this letter I will provide you with certain info that you may or may not know about child soldiers. I will also describe my concerns about children being soldiers by outlining what rights of the convention on the rights of the child are being broken....   [tags: Human rights, United Nations]

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The Issue Of Islamic Extremism

- The issue of Islamic extremism is not about Islam; extremism is extremism regardless of what religion we are talking about. Pre-Iraq War world, the Islamic countries did not lead in terrorism and often were third or fourth regionally. The incident of terrorism was actually declining in the Middle East before the US intervention in Iraq. Pre-9/11 the clustering of terrorism incidents were mainly in Israeli-Palestinian conflict during that decade, before the rise of Al-Qaeda. It is important to keep in mind that there is a strong variation across the region over terrorism....   [tags: Islam, United States, Iraq, Muslim world]

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The Issue Of Gun Control

- The concept of gun control is an idea that is as old as the second amendment. For many who support guns and believe that there should be lowered gun reform laws, often cite that people feel safer with the thought of a gun being present. While those who oppose guns, and believe that there should be stricter gun laws often cite that it is too easy to receive guns. Which allows criminals easy access to guns, causing theft, burglary, and murder rates to increase. But are these true. Are people really getting guns for protection....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics in the United States, Crime]

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The Issue Of Water Conservation

- With the ever growing concern that the world’s water supply is dwindling, property law and the concept of legal personhood is being applied to the situation in order to create a solution to preserve the water quality and supply. Economists like Garrett Hardin and Elinor Ostrom have also shared their ideas in relation to issue of water conservation. All of this, combined with the legal cases that have already been argued in relation to water, create various viewpoints and solutions to the issue of water pollution and supply....   [tags: Law, Common law, Property, Water management]

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The Issue Of Global Warming

- The topic I selected was that of global warming. So far, I seem to want to change my thesis everyday; but this is how it stands for the moment. Americans need to work together as well as with other nations to take immediate action to reduce our environmental footprint in efforts to lesson our contribution to global warming. I feel this thesis clearly states my position, as well as the point of the paper. I still want to play around with the wording, especially at the end of it. I feel that global warming is a serious issue that should be addressed directly by, not only the U.S....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Greenhouse gas, Global warming]

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Is Police Brutality An Issue?

- In recent times, the media has flooded our sensitive eyes with vibrant images of the possible ferocious acts certain police officers can do to the individuals that they swore to protect. The question is, why is police brutality an issue we are only beginning to notice. From the 1992 Rodney King incident in Los Angeles, to the most recent death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. Is our predicament an immense paradigm shift of the duty of a police officer, or the perception of this issue being portrayed by the media being changed....   [tags: Police, Police brutality, Constable]

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Overpopulation Issue Of Population Growth

- Around the world, people are concerned about overpopulation issue. Population growth mean the increase in the number of people that reside within the state or country (The law dictionary n.d.). Population growth is the root cause of most current global problems. Is not it. Different individuals have varied opinion about human population growth. This issue is the essential topic to debate all over the world. According to Garrett Hardin (1989, pp.11-13) famous essay called 'There is no global population problem ', he wrote: We are not faced with a single global population problem but, rather, with about 180 separate national population problem....   [tags: World population, Overpopulation]

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The Issue Of Syrian Refugees

- The current crisis in Syria has placed tension among countries that are considering taking in Syrian refugees. Undertaking this issue in the United States could potentially bring a threat to Americans. As for the United States welcoming the 10,000 Syrian refugees “with open arms” would be an understatement because, half of our nation is opposed to it according to CNN. The matter is complicated, which involves the breach of border protection to identifying each refugee as a non threat. After the attack in Paris, French the President Francoisi Hollande announced he was closing the nation’s borders due to the terrorist attacks in Paris....   [tags: United States, President of the United States]

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The Issue Of Racial Discrimination

- Issues of racial injustices have been a problem in the United States throughout generations. Athletes have always had their opinions on racial issues and have never seemed to hesitate to speak their mind. Recently Colin Kaepernick has been sitting out of the National Anthem to protest for “black lives matter.” The representation of race in the Article, Tommie Smith, iconic 1968 Olympics activist, defends Colin Kaepernick’s protest, by Nancy Armour, is a modern way to protest the racial injustices our country has been facing....   [tags: United States, African American, Race]

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The Issue Of Child Abuse

- Introduction: Throughout this paper, the topic and issues regarding child abuse will be discussed. Child abuse involves many different forms of maltreatment, this covers physical sexual, emotional, and neglect from a guardian of the child. This growing issue has turned the United States into one of the countries with the highest child abuse records. A report of child abuse is made every ten seconds and on average, four to seven children die due to child abuse and or neglect a day. Neglect is the most common type of abuse; neglect occurs when the guardian fails to provide the adolescent foot, water, shelter or proper medical care....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse]

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The Issue Of Healthy Nutrition

- The current definition of the term “natural” on food products created by the FDA has been a controversial conflict for many years. The FDA has not clearly defined term “natural” for consumers to understand what is behind the production of the so-called “natural” food products. This controversy has raised up many questions by both the consumers and food industries to resolve the misinformation failure caused the by FDA. The food industry, asks that there would be a clearer contrast between natural and “artificial” sugars....   [tags: Food, Nutrition, Food processing, Food industry]

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The Issue Of Rape Kits

- You have asked me to write a paper based on the issue of rape kits in America being untested. Some of the questions to be addressed are, could the United States police departments be held liable for the amount of unprosecuted rapists and backlogged rape kits based on a theory of criminal negligence and or a theory of disruption of justice. Could police offices across the country be held liable for the mental stability and self-destructive states of the victims they have failed based on the same theories stated above....   [tags: Rape, Sexual assault, Police, Statutory rape]

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The Issue Of Equal Pay

- The first significant equality legislation in the UK was the Equal Pay Act 1970 . However, the issue of equal pay in the workplace can be traced back to the 19th century. This essay will analyse how economic and social factors of the 19th and 20th century were the reasons for highlighting the issue of equal pay in the workplace. However, with the gender pay gap standing at 19.2 per cent in 2015 , there can be no defining reason for equal pay in the workplace. Consequently, this essay will then discuss how equality legislation has challenged unequal pay in the workplace, but in its reactive approach has failed its objective....   [tags: World War II, World War I, United Kingdom]

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The Issue Of Capital Punishment

- The issue of capital punishment in the United States is a complicated and controversial one, one that is emotionally charged and morally perplexing. Some people believe that it is a necessary evil; the only punishment fit for the crimes that we as a society have come to abhor, and the only punishment that all criminals fear. Others see its continuing practice as a source of shame; a cruel, costly and archaic form of punishment that has no place in modern America. I feel THESIS – STILL WORKING First, there is the issue of the logistics of execution....   [tags: Capital punishment, Prison, Crime, Murder]

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The Issue of Illegal Immigration

- Open borders and opened doors that is what America stands for, and that is what this country was built on. This country was made great through the hard work of immigrants, from the rail road to the modern super highway immigrants built most of the infrastructure that is in place today. The problem is not the immigrants that have come to this country legally but rather the problem is the immigrants that have broken the laws to get here and also stay here against the laws that already are in place....   [tags: illegal immigrants]

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Ethical Issue In Information Systems

- When the internet was considered a global information system in 1995 millions of Americans participated in virtual communication. People began to communicate with each other and personal information began to be placed online by the stroke of the fingertips to their own computer. So the question is the privacy of individuals trusted online. Can people snoop around and see personal information. Of course people can if guidelines are not set in place to protect them. Public and private information can be complex when some individual(s) do not expect their communication to be read outside of their online community....   [tags: Global Information Systems, Internet]

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The Issue With Honor Killings

- Around the world there are many situations that the human race has to deal with and one of them is honor killings. This is an issue that has not been completely touched upon because it is not and an issue that everyone gets to see. The main idea is to understand what an honor killing is and what’s its status around the world but specifically to the country that is Pakistan. One main point that should be remembered is that it is all based off of tradition and not religion. A honor killing is a violent action towards a person that has brought shame or dishonor to their family (What Is Honor Killing)....   [tags: Pakistan, Crime, Tradition]

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The Issue of Childhood Obesity

- This issue of childhood obesity is growing out of control. There havev been many efforts to increase awareness in order to help children become more fit. Success for these attempts have not been too successful. Many children who get on a diet do not complete it. As a result, they do not reach their expected weight loss goal. Childhood obesity is dangerous because there are a lot of potential complications that can be faced if it is not handled. Becoming obese during childhood can result in obesity later on; it can also impact the quality of the child’s life; and children also become more susceptible to diseases later on....   [tags: obese persons, parents, children]

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Recognition of a Parking Issue

- When dining out, I always feel excited when I see a large sign in front of the restaurant saying “free parking in rear”. It means that I could save a couple of dollars while enjoying dinner. I believe that most people have the same experience. However, even if labelled “free parking”, parking is actually not free, since we have already paid something for it without realizing it. In general, parking creates economic and environmental problems, and even social issues, as Paul Kennedy argues in his 2013 CBC radio program Ideas, (“Paying for Parking”)....   [tags: environmental problems, prices]

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Issue in the Nursing Literature

- Introduction Social policy is regarded as a science primarily concerned with how the society responds to social needs of its members and also how the members struggle to provide an atmosphere conducive for others. Social policy touches on matters health care systems, inequality and even criminal justice and how challenges that come with addressing these issues can be resolved. In the health care and nursing arena, there exist many challenges worldwide which to a vast extent have contributed to poor or no services to the vulnerable in the society....   [tags: Social Policy, Society, Nursing]

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The Issue of Human Trafficking

- When we think about slavery, we think those days are long behind us. We think about the 19th century when people used others to do their labor in exchange for shelter and food. What we don’t realize, however, is that the act of slavery is still a very prevalent issue today, under the name of human trafficking. Human traffickers are those who victimize others in their desire to profit from the existing demand. People of all ages, even children, are recruited and taken from all around the world and forced into acts such as prostitution, war, and extreme labor....   [tags: exploitation, slavery, abuse]

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The Issue of Pretrial Publicity

- ... Following deliberations, Sheppard was convicted of murder. Sheppard spent ten years in prison before the Supreme Court ruled that the publicity had deprived him of a fair trial. With the inclusion of a jury who was not exposed to pretrial publicity of the case, Sheppard was acquitted at his second trial (Justia US Supreme Court Center, n.d.). This trial further shows how pretrial publicity can influence the opinion of jury members before they are even chosen from the voir dire. Because of their preconceived notions of the defendant, jury members evaluate the evidence presented during the trial differently than they would have without pretrial publicity....   [tags: detriments to just court cases, juror bias]

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Educational Reform Issue and Stakeholders

- Stakeholders are individuals or groups who affect or affected by a policy. Policies are result of negotiation of conflicting interests, so stakeholder analysis can be used by policy makers for decision making. When it comes to educational reform issue, abounding stakeholders are involved and each stakeholder has his/her own interests. Their desires or intention differs in terms of policy goals and motives behind educational reform, such as competition, reputation, human capital. Besides, establishing a higher standard for science teachers has various aspects, such as operating, technology, funding....   [tags: classification, schools, teachers, students]

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The Issue with Cultural Capital

- When thinking of our family, and our background, most would argue to say that what we get from them are positive things such as a sense of comfort and pride. In countries like the United States, having a family to lean on is never a bad thing. However, what most of us do not usually see is that, sometimes the very own people who brought us up, and had the utmost influence on our lives, are the very own people who have set barriers for us. Such is the case presented when Lee Bryant, a contributor to the History Learning Site, says, “people who are working class have themselves to blame for the failure of their children in education” (par.1)....   [tags: family matters]

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The Issue Of Increasing Taxes

- Economic Freedom Daniel Singh Engineering and the Profession Dr. Leo Oriet Friday, October 17, 2014 Singh 2 The issue of increasing taxes is always a key argument regarding the economic freedom of citizens and workers in Canada and around the world. People work hard for the money that they earn, so raising taxes, in an already highly taxed country, may greatly upset them. Taxes are issued to fund government spending and aid with projects. These projects may lead to major improvements for roadways, government services, as well as new forms of attraction....   [tags: Tax, Separation of powers]

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The Issue Of Older Resources

- Many of the sources cited are quite aged, which can lead one to feel as if the information may be outdated. Yet, when one understands that the author has compiled her research over the span of 30 years, it becomes more understandable. The issue of older resources actually gives the reader a glimpse into the steps that have been taken to arrive at today’s educational landscape. The book does not attempt to justify all of the steps that have been taken, but aims to explain them in a manner that makes sense to the reader....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, Certified teacher]

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The Issue Of Global Warming

- In recent years there has been much discussion about the issue of global warming; every day mass media presents us what is happening to our planet and what might happen in the future with catastrophic consequences. The Earth 's climate is in perpetual changing, people tend to talk about global warming but it is not entirely clear how to predict the climate change and if the trend will continue. Even if there are scientific proofs, some people believe this phenomenon is no more than a myth; for others it is considered as the main problem that the human race has to face in the next years....   [tags: Climate change, Greenhouse gas, Climate]

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Bullying Is A Serious Issue

- In the past few years, bullying has become a serious issue not only in the United States, but worldwide. The frequency of bullying throughout schools, workplace environments, etc. is at an all-time high. Bullying takes a huge negative toll on its victims, which can lead to very traumatic incidents. On October 8th, 2014 a tragedy occurred for a mom when she walked in on her 13 year old son hanging from a ceiling fan unresponsive. The young boy’s name was Peyton James and he was from Georgetown, Texas....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Verbal abuse, High school]

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The Controversial Issue Of Abortion

- Abstract: This essay written over the controversial issue of abortion, in order to shed some light on whether if it is a morally right decision for an individual to abort a child when there is no life threatening issue at any stage in a pregnancy. Thus, this essay is written in directly for the avocation against the killing of innocent and unborn child. First, this essay argues against the idea of a fetus being considered less than human are evaluated and criticized. The secondly, it presents strong support for why the life of a fetus moral rights has to be taking into consideration equally as a matured human .Thus, this essay focus on the reasoning behind the decision for abortion, then com...   [tags: Human, Morality, Pregnancy, Religion]

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Terrorism : A Controversial Issue

- Terrorism as a Controversial Issue In this world there are many different topics of controversy. With every controversial topic comes different views and arguments explaining why people believe what they do. There are problems that can be just within one country or throughout the entire world. Terrorism affects everyone in the world, specifically us as Americans, which is why it is one of the biggest controversial topics. Of course with a topic as big as terrorism, there are emic and etic perspectives involved....   [tags: Islam, Middle East, Al-Qaeda, September 11 attacks]

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The Issue Of Teen Suicide

- Literature Review With increasingly more schools taking an inclusive approach to education, it is also becoming more important to ensure that teachers and school staff are equipped to recognize, intervene, and assist students that are having suicidal ideation or intent. There is also a need for school communities to adopt ways of assisting surviving victims, and families of victims of suicide attempt or completion. According to the Center for Disease Control, “in 2011, suicide was the second leading cause of death among persons aged 15-24 years [old]” (Understanding Suicide, 2014)....   [tags: Suicide, Parasuicide, Youth, Bipolar disorder]

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The Issue Of Racial Profiling

- With the commonly known idea of the “American Dream”, America and it’s appeal has not diminished in any way. Those who emigrate their country of origin, come to the United States in hope of a better quality of life. This includes employment, more rights, and even better healthcare. However, when immigrants cross the border illegally, it is seen as criminal activity and is not tolerated. Recently, Arizona passed a new immigration bill that is seen as the harshest in the country. The bill not only targets the overall idea of immigration, but through its execution, it also addresses the issue of racial profiling....   [tags: Immigration to the United States]

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The Issue Of Gun Control

- In the future of this great country, we could lose the right to protect our own. This would be done by destroying our right to bear arms. The fear of guns, a mandated background check, infringing on our Second Amendment rights, and keeping the regulations of firearms within each individual state are the current issues that are impacting the federal government’s need to control our gun rights. This paper will present these four issues in more detail, along with a proposed solution to this problem....   [tags: United States Constitution, Firearm, United States]

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The Issue Of Jury Nullification

- Alright, let 's do this. Burdens: Let 's start by establishing these. We have equal burdens. It is my burden to show that the usage of jury nullification, on the whole, presents a net detriment. It is Pro 's burden to show the opposite. Thus, it is not my burden to present a case that seeks to end the right to jury nullification. So, as I 'm not seeking to end this right, the right itself isn 't up for discussion. I must only show that its usage is generally harmful to justice. Building on that, I also need not argue that jury nullification is harmful in all instances, just as it is not my opponent 's burden to show that every instance where jury nullification is used is beneficial to justi...   [tags: Law, Jury, Justice, Common law]

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The Issue Of School Uniforms

- Why has uniformity in dress became a positive instead of a negative in society. Argument after argument, the issue of school uniforms is a debate people will always have a difference of opinion on. Many people disagree that school uniforms should exist and many others agree. School uniforms have several beneficial factors. For example, wearing uniforms in schools can promote a sense of equality and promote safety belonging among students. School uniforms not only time savers for school staff, but students and parents as well....   [tags: Education, Dress code, High school, School uniform]

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Poverty : A Global Issue

- Poverty: A Global Issue Poverty is a global issue that prohibits human beings of basic necessities, such as food, water, clothing, shelter, education, and health care. For over a century, poverty has affected thousands of people on a daily basis. It is not prejudice against race, age or gender and is prevalent throughout the world. Three components that may contribute to poverty are high divorce rates, overpopulation and lack of education. It is a fact that couples who divorce or separate are far more likely to face poverty than married couples....   [tags: Poverty, Family, Divorce, Marriage]

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The Issue Of Gun Control

- Left, right, Liberal, Conservative, Democratic, Republican. There are a lot of synonyms for the sides of our nation divided. Divided on many things: religion, political views, morals, etc.. For a nation that prides ourselves on extraordinary security and unity, it is quite ironic that so many issues can cause such distress and uproar within communities. One such issue is gun control. As a white male in a middle-lower class family that has never owned a gun, I may be somewhat biased. Objectively as I can, I am going to report the facts and more importantly, try to find the core issues at play....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics in the United States]

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The Issue Of Legalizing Marijuana

- “In any civilized society, it is every citizen’s responsibility to obey just laws. But at the same time, it is every citizen’s responsibility to disobey unjust laws.” Martin Luther King Jr. The topic of legalizing marijuana is a very conversational issue in American politics today. Although many malicious claims have been made about marijuana, the truths are slowly beginning to resurface. Unfortunately, these truths are under heavy criticism due to the stereotypical view of what people view as atypical “pot smoker”....   [tags: United States, Law, Drug addiction, Drug]

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