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The Issue Of Gun Control

- Recent mass shootings at San Bernardino and Sandy Hook Elementary have resurfaced the issue of gun control, with citizens appealing to the federal government to change laws concerning firearms. While there are organizations that are for tighter gun laws, groups like the National Rifle Association argue any laws restricting possession and use of firearms ignores the Second Amendment, and therefore reduces a law-abiding citizen’s constitutional right to own a firearm (Stingl, 2015). However, the United States still has a higher crime rate compared to other developed countries that have tighter gun laws, suggesting more restrictive laws could reduce gun violence (Grey House Publishing, 2011)....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics]

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The Controversial Issue Of Homework

- The Controversial Issue of Homework What would you rather do, graduate from high school when you are still young or live the rest of your life just wishing you would have just done your homework when you were in school, and not graduate with a high school diploma. The controversial issue of homework is whether to have the teachers assign it to the students or let them get away with no homework. In a previous study that compared students in the United States to students in Japan and Germany, “The 1995 Third International Math and Science Study (TIMSS) found that 8th graders in Japan and Germany are assigned less homework but still outperform U.S....   [tags: Learning, High school, Homework]

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The Issue Of Gun Control

- Gun control is an ongoing issue that is happening in the United States. Though it is our 2nd Amendment right to own a gun, but what will it take for us to change our policies on guns. There is a shooting almost everyday that we hear about on the news. Kids are taking guns to school and killing other students and teachers. In my opinion the gun issue is pushed away until we have a shooting like what happened in Connecticut in 2012 when 20 kids were shot and killed. Gun control and mass shootings go hand in hand....   [tags: Gun politics in the United States, United States]

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The Issue Of Gender Equality

- An injustice occurs every time we deprive a woman of her rights due to the nature of being a female. Since the voice of women aren’t heard loud enough, it sometimes goes unseen by the public eye. Due to being pregnant a studio assistant was fired. She was left vulnerable and with the thought of as if being a new mother was a mistake worth being punished for (Thatcher 1). Just because one has an obstacle standing in their way doesn’t mean they are bound to fail. Women are just as strong as men and deserve respect.Women all around the world are deprived of their rights and opportunities in life due to an issue of gender equality that lies in our society....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Transgender]

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America Is A Serious Issue

- Our claim is as follows that Poverty in America is a serious issue which is comprised of 5 major parts Food insecurity, Homelessness, Veterans, Welfare programs, and Unemployment. For each, one of these parts we have included various devastating key facts. Mainly numbers and fractions since the audience will rationalize the problem first . And after our logos has achieved its work , we move on to the picture in each slide; since it was taken by credible organizations and photographers our Ethos exists almost entirely within them....   [tags: Poverty, Homelessness, United States]

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Cyberbullying Is A Controversial Issue

- To begin with, it should be said that the practice of cyberbullying is a highly controversial subject not only in the United States of America, but also in the entire world. Rapid technological advancements and increase rate of technological proliferation have resulted in an increase in the rate of cyberbullying across the entire globe. Every day millions of people, mainly teenagers, suffer from cyberbullying all over the world. This is because cyberbullying, as a rule, use technology and social media networks to threaten or harass another person....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Social media, Suicide]

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Obesity : A Growing Issue

- Obesity Obesity is a growing issue in many countries around the world, and it has grown significantly in recent years. There are many health issues related to obesity, and there are many who believe that something needs to be done by the government to stop this epidemic. According to “Obesity crisis risks making Britain 'fat man of Europe ', warns report”, an article in The Telegraph from 2013 written by Hayley Dixon, something needs to be done before Britain becomes the fat man of Europe. It is said that by 2050 more than half of adults will be overweight, and something needs to be done before this situation gets worse....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Health, Barack Obama]

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The Issue Of Health Care

- Health care has always been an important issue within the United States, resulting in hours of grueling conversations and arguments to better that which we already have. Most often words on the vine dictate that our health care is never going to improve if the government continues as they are with money hungry politicians. What better way to solve the issue of health care in the United States that to put one Sacramento politician in charge of the approval of all medical insurance and such...or so one may think....   [tags: Health insurance, Health economics, Health care]

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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 amount of bullying that occurs 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 name was Peyton James and he was from Georgetown, Texas....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Verbal abuse, High school]

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The Issue Of Racial Profiling

- Michael Brown. Trayvon Martin. Jordan Dunn. These are the names of innocent victims of brutal race-related crimes in the past decade. While only a few people, including Brown, Martin, and Dunn, are often mentioned in the headlines, there are plenty of other ethnic citizens who fall victim to racial profiling every year. Racial profiling, by its dictionary definition, is “the use of race or ethnicity as grounds for suspecting someone of having committed an offense” (“Racial profiling”). Evidently, this is a major issue in our society, but why....   [tags: United States, Race, Slavery, Racism]

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The Ethical Issue Of Abortion

- The Ethical Issue of Abortion There are many ethical issues that are discussed among society. A major ethical issue in society today is the debate on whether abortion is morally acceptable. Abortion is defined as “the termination of pregnancy before the embryo or fetus is able to live outside the uterus” (Abortion 1). There are two major sides to the debate on abortion. These are pro-life and pro-choice. Pro-life believes that abortion is unethical and is the equivalent of murdering someone. Pro-choice is for abortions and believes that the mother should have to right to decide if they want to have the child or not....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Roe v. Wade, Fetus]

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The Ethical Issue Of Abortion

- Abortion “is an issue that raises questions about life and death, about what a person is and when one becomes a person, about the meaning of life, about the rights of women, and about the duties of men”(Velasquez 485). Abortion is an unresolved ethical issue that has been in doubt for many years because one can argue that you are killing an innocent person/fetus but many argue that is not person because they don’t have a conscious or the characteristics that defines a “person”. John Stuart Mill in a way justifies abortion, Mill is known to be openly speak about women’s rights and about human rights....   [tags: Morality, Ethics, Immanuel Kant, Abortion]

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The Issue Of Sex Trafficking

- Human trafficking is an issue that has permeated every society. It has ensnared the lives of millions of men, women and children around the world. In September of 2012, President Barack Obama spoke about human trafficking, calling it modern day slavery and a “debasement of our common humanity.” He said that human trafficking should concern every community, business and nation because it “tears at our social fabric, distorts markets, endangers public health, and fuels violence and organized crime (Remarks by the President).” Human trafficking comes in many forms: sex, labor, domestic servitude, organ, and child soldiers....   [tags: Human trafficking]

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Kashmir: The Unresolved Issue

- It has been around 19 years; I have grown up watching the news, listening to the radio about the poor voice of Kashmiris who have been kept hostage for over half a century. Who has been violence by none other than our so called friend Bharat, who has acted sarcastically with Kashmir. When we talk about the role of Pakistan in this core issue, so we don’t see actually any major role but yes we do arrange the rallies, we form human chains; we arrange exhibitions, We arrange seminars, we do talk about the change but never by our heart, we regularly watch many leaders making their fake promises especially on the Kashmir day....   [tags: Informative Essay]

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Child Labor- International Issue

- Introduction Child labor is an immense international issue in the world today and gives rise to other problems. Through several facts, articles, and stories this paper will dive into the problems that many face on a daily basis due to their situation in child labor. This problem will look at where it is hitting some groups of people the hardest and where it may not be as much of a problem and is considered to be over exaggerated, getting several different perspectives of the issue. The various factors contributing to the dilemma of child labor will be touched upon throughout as well....   [tags: Immerse Coorporations, Cheap Labor]

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Human Trafficking- Global Issue

- Human trafficking is a global issue. It can happen anywhere to anyone. It is the second most profitable crime following the drug trade (Tiurukanova, 2006). With this being said, it is important that individuals start reacting to this epidemic as it is growing and could affect your politics, your neighbors, or even your children. Traffickers lure their victims through deception. The most popular forms are sex trafficking, labor trafficking, and organ trafficking (Tiurukanova, 2006). This epidemic is not limited to the United States....   [tags: Profitable Crime, Crime, Human Trafficking,]

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Public Health Issue: Smoking

- Public Health Issue: Smoking This essay is aimed to explore, analyse and discuss smoking in adults. Smoking is a public health issue as such is one of the major contributors to high mortality and ill-health in the adults which is preventable (Health and Excellence Care (NICE) (2012). The United Kingdom (UK) is known to have the highest number of people with a history of smoking among people with low socio-economic status (Scriven and Garman, 2006; Goddard and Green, 2005). Smoking is considered a serious epidemic in the UK and the National institute for Health and Excellence Care (NICE, 2012) stated that 28% of adults with low economic status are tobacco smokers compared with 13% of those...   [tags: epidemic, definition, public health, smoking]

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Euthanasia: A Complex Issue

- Euthanasia is a very controversial issue around the world. Many doctors have conflicting opinions when it comes to this topic. “Euthanasia is the killing of someone through either an active or passive way of someone who suffers from an illness which arouses pity and who will never get better when asked by either the person himself/herself or his/her friends” (Nevzat). Euthanasia has been around for centuries. When Michael Stolberg narrates the story of Ambroise Paré in “Two Pioneers of Euthanasia around 1800,” he informs us that euthanasia was used as early as 1536....   [tags: Assisted Suicide Essays]

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Nicaragua's Contemporary Global Issue

- Nicaragua’s Contemporary Global Issue Modernly, there are several social and environmental issues facing Nicaraguans. Pollution, civil war, and unjust poverty affect the lives of Nicaraguans everyday. Furthermore, Nicaragua is the second poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. (Malnutrition, 2011) One result of this dismal reality is that many Nicaraguans, particularly children, living in rural areas of the small Latin American country suffer from malnutrition and malnourishment. In fact, nearly 27% of the population physically aches over the lack of food to maintain a healthy diet....   [tags: Nicaragua, poverty, globalization]

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Issue of Child Endangerment

- Recently the Department of Job and Family Services decided to implement a brand new policy regarding the issue of child endangerment. This strict new policy states that if one or more documented offenses should arise from domestic violence, child abuse, or drug/alcohol incidents the child will be taken out of the home. The child in question will be in custody for a period no shorter than six months or until the parent undergoes serious treatment and counselling. Also the parent will have to show the courts all documented evidence proving that the offender has sought treatment and is in recovery....   [tags: Department of Job and Family Services]

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Britain's illegal drugs

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

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Gun Control Rights

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

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The Issue Of Sport

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

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The Issue of Abortion

- The Issue of Abortion Medical abortion exists as the most controversial issue in modern society. Abortion is a surgical or medical procedure that puts an end to a pregnancy. Abortion, to say the least, is a controversial topic in today’s society and has been for the last two decades. Two opposing sides emerge from this problem: Those opposed to abortion, “Pro-life”, have concerns about protecting human life. On the other hand, those in favor of abortion, “Pro-choice”, feel it is the right of the individual to make the decision for themselves....   [tags: Papers Pregnancy Aborting Essays]

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The Issue of Abortion

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

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The Issue of Virginity

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

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The Issue with Smoking

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

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Communication Issue

- “Time is my friend. I choose never to be a prisoner of urgency”. (Jonathan Lockwood Huie, Web) The balancing act of time management and life priorities is an ongoing process. This development can affect communication when improperly managed. The act of communication is like shipping a box full of expensive china. The container is usually marked with big red letters: F R A G I L E. We must treat communication the same way and handle it with care. Individuals become stretched thin, make poor judgment calls, and communicate impulsively....   [tags: Management]

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Issue Advocacy

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

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Corporate Resources Issue

- ASSIGNMENT – PERSONNEL & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DILEMMA: Use of Corporate Resources Issue. The Dilemma I choose here is “Corporate Resources Issue”. I have always been an honest, trustworthy, punctual with exceptional relationship management skills and proven abilities in forging business alliances for smoother operations. As a worker I care about ethics because most of us prefer to work for ethical organizations. Therefore the values that matters most is always to be faithful and dislike the peoples or events which are not streamlined with my thoughts....   [tags: organizations, foreign bussiness]

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The Abortion Issue

- The Abortion Issue The 1973 Supreme Court decision in the case of Roe vs. Wade is the foundation for our current abortion policy as well as the cause of so much controversy today. Though always an issue, nothing prior can compare to the momentum that it has now. In the span of 30 years since the ruling, the combination of science, morals and religion have spun off numerous sub-issues to the effect that people have been left either aligned to one side of the argument, or caught in the middle, unable to choose....   [tags: Pregnancy Birth Papers]

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A Healty Issue

- A Healthy Issue It has been long debated as to what method is the best way to lose weight. Every day it seems there is a new diet craze sweeping across America. The birth of fad diets has brought hope to those wanting to lose weight fast. Which is the best diet plan. There are so many to choose from now, and there are not only diet plans. There are hundreds of dietary supplements now available as well as new-age surgeries to help us battle the bulge. Each method has its own positives and negatives....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Weighty Issue

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

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The Good Earth And The Issue Of Respect

- &#65279; The issue of respect in The Good Earth is very different from what we consider normal today. People who do nothing to contribute to society get respect and those who would be undoubtedly respected today are ignored because of the traditions of Chinese filial piety. In The Good Earth we can see many instances where respectable people are seen as nothing and awful people are praised. O-Lan is a good example of someone who is not seen as important but is crucial to Wang Lung's rise to wealth....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Issue of Money in The Tempest and Othello

- The Issue of Money in The Tempest and Othello The central issue depicted in both plays The Tempest and Othello is about money. Money in substantial amounts can represent great power and strength over the ruling nation. It plays a major role in our everyday society and one that is fully illustrated in both of Shakespeare’s play. Both of the plays are related to his matter, in that the subplot characters attempt to achieve high respect and, therefore, gain power and strength by deception. A parallelism can be drawn between the characters of Caliban, Trinculo and Stephano from The Tempest to Othello with Iago, Othello involved....   [tags: William Shakespeare The Tempest Othello Essays]

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Cryptography and the Issue of Internet Security

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

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The Issue Surrounding the Death Penalty

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

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Human Cloning is not a Moral Issue

- Human Cloning is not a Moral Issue There has been an onslaught of protests and people lobbying for a ban on human cloning ever since Dolly the sheep was cloned by Dr. Wilmut and his colleagues. Not only has the media exploited the ethics of the issue and scared the public with images of Frankenstein and evil scientists, but many worldwide authorities such as President Bill Clinton, Jacques Chirac of France, and Prime Minister John Major of Great Britain have all spoken out publicly against human cloning and have proposed legislation and committees to regulate and/or ban it....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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The Issue of Age Discrimination in America

- The Issue of Age Discrimination in America The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) protects against age discrimination under Title VII. Specifically, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), which was passed in 1967 by congress, covers discrimination against employees who are 40 or more years old. This topic should be a big concern for employers, since the number of elderly workers is increasing as the baby boomer population matures. It is estimated that as many as twenty-percent of the claims filed with the EEOC are for age discrimination....   [tags: Age Discrimination Discriminate Equality Essays]

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The Controversial Issue of Religion in Schools

- The Controversial Issue of Religion in Schools Religion in Schools has proven to be a very controversial matter as of lately. Even though teaching about religion is allowed in public schools, there are still many questions that are being asked in order to provide a basis of what is appropriate for school, and what is inappropriate. The first amendment to the United States Constitution says that 'congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof' which implies that you have the choice of exercising your own religion, no matter what it may be....   [tags: Religion Religious Education School Essays]

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The Controversial Issue of Abortion and Christianity

- The Controversial Issue of Abortion Abortion is a very controversial issue in society today. Some people think that abortion is a good idea to solve problems and that it is justified yet the Catholic Church would argue this is not the case and that abortion is wrong. There are some very strong arguments both for and against abortion. There are two methods of abortion: 1) The Suction Method: This is used for early abortions up to 12 weeks after conception. This is where a sectional like object is inserted and tears the baby limb by limb....   [tags: Christian Catholic Religion Abortion Papers]

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The Truth About the Quebec Issue

- The Truth About the Quebec Issue The Canadian unity crisis involving Quebec has been a controversial issue since before the country^s confederation. Surrounding the seemingly unsurpassable dilemma of unity there are three main obstacles. The significant lack of action for Canada on the part of many francaphone Quebecois, prevents any profound attachment to the country on their behalf. A mood of intransigence on the part of Canadians outside Quebec serves to alienate and anger the individuals within the province....   [tags: essays papers]

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Common Ground on the Abortion Issue

- Common Ground on the Abortion Issue      Is there some common ground which both the pro-choice proponents and the pro-life proponents would find palatable. Presently, the situation in the United States, nearly three decades after abortion became legal throughout the nation, seems to be at an impasse. Canada, presented with abortion (now on demand) throughout that nation four years earlier, has a similar situation. It is obvious that the issue of abortion will not just evaporate or go away. So where can both sides find a common ground for overcoming this seeming impasse....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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James Madison and the Slavery Issue

- James Madison and the Slavery Issue The Revolutionary period of the United States was a time filled with much turmoil and confusion as to how this newly found nation, should be modeled. Many delicate issues were discussed and planned out to get the best outcome for all concerned. One of these issues that cast an ominous shadow over the new republic was the slavery issue. Some of the most prominent figures at the head of this nation wanted to bring about an end to it but continuously failed due to the inconvenience of finding a workable plan....   [tags: Papers]

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The Issue of Race in Othello

- The Issue of Race in Othello   In his production of Othello for BBC television (1981), Jonathan Miller asserted that Othello's race does not greatly impact his downfall in the play.  He maintains that while Shakespeare touches upon the issue of race, the cause of Othello's demise lies elsewhere.1  However, the implications of race in the play directly lead to its tragic ending; it is this issue that impels the characters to set the tragedy in motion.  Brabantio would never revolt against the union of Othello and Desdemona if it were not for Othello's blackness.  Roderigo could never be motivated to pursue Desdemona were it not for his belief that their relationship is unnatural.  By far t...   [tags: Othello essays]

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The Issue of Experiment in Mathematics

- The Issue of Experiment in Mathematics ABSTRACT: The issue of the status of mathematical knowledge a priori or a posteriori has been repeatedly considered by the philosophy of mathematics. At present, the development of computer technology and their enhancement of the everyday work of mathematicians have set a new light on the problem. It seems that a computer performs two main functions in mathematics: it carries out numerical calculations and it presents new areas of research. Thanks to cooperation with the computer, a mathematician can gather different data and facts concerning the issue of interest....   [tags: Math Philosophy Philosophical Papers]

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The Issue Of Authority And Res

- The issue of authority and respect has been and will be an ongoing issue between youngsters and their elderly. In the story Red Dress by Alice Munro and the movie Rebel without a Cause by Nicholas Ray the issue of authority and respect comes up many times through the character actions. Authority and respect is directly linked to one another. It is very hard to obey supremacy if you have no respect for authority. In both the works we have studied, all the characters have trouble dealing with the issues of authority and respect for themselves and for others, they do not show respect to their parents and therefore does not look upon them as authority figures....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Anorexia Nervosa: An issue of control

- Anorexia Nervosa: An issue of control As medicine has progressed through the years, so have the avenues for diagnosing the various causes of many disorders. Recently there have been new discoveries about the disorder anorexia nervosa. Anorexia nervosa is a life-threatening eating disorder defined by a refusal to maintain body weight within 15 percent of an individual's minimal normal weight. (2) Other essential features of this disorder include an intense fear of gaining weight, a distorted body image, and amenorrhea (absence of at least three consecutive menstrual cycles when otherwise expected to occur) in women....   [tags: Eating Disorders Health Papers]

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The Issue with Traditional Testing Methods

- The Issue with Traditional Testing Methods So what’s the big issue with traditional testing methods. They’ve been instituted for years and no one seemed to have a problem before now. Well, in the past decade, the nation’s citizens have become increasingly compassionate towards students and their individual needs. President George W. Bush has gotten generous praise for his No Child Left Behind Act of 2002 as a result of popular concerns among communities across the country. While the act may still have areas in need of improvement, it illustrates that educators, parents, and students alike have been desirous of reform within school systems....   [tags: Testing Education Learning Essays]

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The Controversial Issue of Affirmative Action

- The Controversial Issue of Affirmative Action Considering the subject of affirmative action the following questions frequently are raised: Is there a clear understanding of affirmative action roles/goals. What are the pros/cons of these programs. What are the "loop holes" in the system. Does seniority play a role in affirmative action. Addressing these key questions may help us all in our daily routine, as administrators and/or potential administrator in the public/private sector. Affirmative action programs throughout the United States have long been a controversial issue particularly concerning employment practices (public/private) and university student and/or staff recruitment....   [tags: Affirmative Action Racism Racist Essays]

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Drunk Driving as a Social Issue

- Drunk Driving as a Social Issue How much longer will we be forced to endure the pain and atrocities due to the carelessness of drunk driving. Drunk driving has been a problem in the United States since the introduction of automobiles; however, it did not become an important social issue until the 1980’s. At that time the political atmosphere defined crime in terms of personal choice and individual responsibility. Drunk driving was defined as a problem located within individuals. Drunk driving is illegal in every state....   [tags: Papers, DUI, Alcohol]

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The Issue of Partial Birth Abortions

- The Issue of Partial Birth Abortions Recently, congress has been going over the issue of partial birth abortions. A partial birth abortion is performed in the second and third trimesters. A partial birth abortion entails (1) inducing a breech delivery with forceps, (2) delivering the legs, arms, and torso only, (3) puncturing the back of the skull with scissors or a trochar, (4) inserting a suction curette into the skull, (5) suctioning the contents of the skull so as to collapse it, (6) completing the delivery....   [tags: Papers]

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The Drug Issue in Australia

- The drugs issue is a major problem in Australia. A simple solution cannot be found to solve this great problem because there are so many decisions, thoughts and sacrifices that need to be made. All sides of the issue must be considered when making such a large decision. To find a solution, several tests, meetings, interviews and research need to be made, to name a few. Extreme care is needed when challenging such major issues, all aspects of the problem need to be considered. Zajdow describes drug abuse as being a social, legal, health, economic and ethical issue (1999, p.44)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Abortion is a Global Issue

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

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The Constitutional Issue of Abortion

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

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The Controversial Issue of Abortion

- The Controversial Issue of Abortion Abortion is a very controversial issue. Ever since people started hearing about abortions people had their own opinions about it. I am pro-life. I think that if you put yourself into the position then you should have to deal with the repercussions. Why should an innocent child have to give their life for two other peoples mistakes. If you are not ready for the responsibility then don't take the risk. I believe that abortion is murder....   [tags: Papers]

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Eating Disorders: A Feminist Issue

- Eating Disorders: A Feminist Issue What is a feminist approach to understanding eating disorders. Not all feminists have the same understanding of eating disorders. There are many different theories that are prevalent in feminist literature today. This web page will explore some of the different feminist perspectives about the cause of eating disorders in our culture. Power Control and obedience In her book Unbearable Weight, Susan Bordo (1993) makes the argument that the fear of women's fat is actually a fear of women's power....   [tags: Health Bulimia Anorexia Feminists Essays]

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The Issue of Tax Reform

- The Issue of Tax Reform The issue of tax reform is not a new one. It has been debated since the founding of the very first modern government. At the heart of the debate is what the role of government should be in its citizen’s lives. In the United States the controversy over taxes has been central since the nation’s founding in 1776. To analyze the issue of tax reform one must first look at taxes and what they represent to the United States. According to the encyclopedia Britannica almost all of the Untied States government’s revenue comes from taxes....   [tags: Taxes Governmental Financial Economics Essays]

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Abortion is a Constitutional Issue

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

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The Moral Issue of Abortion

- The Moral Issue of Abortion My essay is about the argument over abortion, whether it is right or wrong for it to be carried out. Abortion is a very sensitive subject and there are many views for and against abortion, I choose to do the moral issue of abortion because I have no views for or against abortion. I wanted to know more and look into detail what abortion was and for what reasons do women have for choosing to abort their babies. In my view abortion is the termination of an unborn baby....   [tags: Papers]

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The Controversial Issue of Abortion

- Abortion is a very controversial topic. This paper will discuss the opposing sides of the issue as well as my own personal opinion. The basic question is when a developing person actually becomes a person or alive. The following articles: A Defense of Abortion, by Judith Jarvis Thomson and Opposition to Abortion: A Human Rights Approach, by Baruch Brody discuss the opposing sides of the abortion issue. I will be using and summarizing those articles in my evaluation of the topic abortion. In Judith Jarvis Thomson’s article, A Defense of Abortion, she argues that a mother has the rights to “unplug” herself from a fetus even if we assume it is a person....   [tags: Papers]

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The Issue of Affirmative Action

- The Issue of Affirmative Action A major controversy encompassing the country is the issue of affirmative action. Many believe that the abolition, or at least restructure, of affirmative action in the United States will benefit the nation for many logical reasons. Originally, affirmative action began as an attempt to eliminate discrimination and provide a source of opportunity; affirmative action did not begin as an attempt to support just minorities and women. In addition, affirmative action naturally creates resentment when the less qualified are preferred instead of the people actually deserve the admission or job....   [tags: Papers]

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Deforestation as a Global Issue

- Hypothesis:Deforestation is a global issue, not just one country's problem. I have been asked to write an assignment on the effects and causes of the deforestation-taking place in the Amazon rainforest. During this assignment I shall investigate the following topics: · Why has deforestation taken place in the Amazon rainforest. · Can the government of Brazilsolve this major · Before and after destruction issue. · What are the developments in the rainforest. · What are the negative consequences of deforestation....   [tags: Deforestation Essays]

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The Complex Issue of Euthanasia

- The Complex Issue of Euthanasia Euthanasia is complex issue within today’s modern society. Active euthanasia is currently illegal in this country, but in many countries it is not. Is this a good idea or are we greatly exceeding our position as human beings. It is questionable whether we are in total control of our lives and have the final say in our own existence, or whether each individual life is important to the running of our society, tainting our free will to live or to die....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Affirmative Action, A Social Issue

- Affirmative Action, A Social Issue The black rights and women’s rights movements of the 1960’s fought against injustice and discrimination that had been suffered by minorities for years (Hudson). In response, President Kennedy issued Executive Order 10925 in 1961, creating a Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity and mandating that projects financed by federal funding would “take affirmative action” to ensure that hiring and employment practices were free of racial bias (Hudson). Two more executive orders in 1965 and 1968 prohibited discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, and gender, giving the federal government the power to enforce this prohibition (H...   [tags: Inequality Equality Minorities Papers]

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Abortion as an Ethical Issue

- Abortion as an Ethical Issue In recent years, abortion has become one of the world’s most discussed ethical issues. This has made a huge impact on both men and women’s lives. There are many different views on abortion dating back from the Old Testament to the present day. I intend to show you all of abortion’s conventional arguments. I hope to establish few of these views; · The Christian views on abortion · Views that support and oppose abortion · My personal opinions on the subject of abortion My coursework will include different factors to use in discussion including a definition of abortion, Biblical quotes and references, issues of rape and inces...   [tags: Papers Morals Abortion Pregnancy Essays]

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The Issue of Smacking Children

- The Issue of Smacking Children The issue of corporal punishment has been aware of for many years especially the smacking of children. Many think it is okay and justified by many things to be able to smack youngsters but just as many believe smacking children is wrong and shouldn't be allowed, some even think that it should be made illegal. Many people argue for smacking, saying that it is right, some of the arguments been that: the person (parent) was themselves smacked as a youngster and this, for some justifies been able to smack their children....   [tags: Papers]

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Operations Management And Ethical Issue

- Operations Management and Ethical Issue According to Aquilano, Chase, and Jacobs (2005), "Operations management (OM) is defined as the design, operation, and improvement of the systems that create and deliver the firm's primary products and services" (p.19). Operations management is a dynamic field and presents exciting new issues and challenges for operations managers. For example, Maura Sprenger, human resources director at Techno Inc., a fast growing information technology company, is faced with a very difficult issue between winning a multimillion dollar business contract with Apex Company or run the risk of causing a very knowledgeable and valuable employee to quit....   [tags: Business Ethics]

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Organizational Ethics Issue Resolution

- Organizational Ethics Issue Resolution Organizations are always being faced with ethical dilemmas and situations that affect their decision-making. For businesses to be successful, they need to be able to resolve ethical issues that may arise in the workplace. Resolving ethical issues within an organization takes time, communication, and implementation. Managers have to communicate to other employees what is expected of them of how they should react in an ethical situation. When managers make decisions regarding ethical behavior they cannot simply make a decision and leave it alone....   [tags: Business Ethics Conflict Communication]

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Organizational Ethics Issue Resolution

- Organizational Ethics Issue Resolution All organizations have ethical issues, which need to be dealt with in a specific and timely manner in order to satisfy all of the parties involved. In an environment where companies are in a fish bowl and everyone can see everything, it is important to have specific rules and regulations in place. It is just as important for the employees to have well defined objectives and detailed codes of ethics to follow in order to behave according to the culture of their specific company....   [tags: Workplace Ethics Business Morals]

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Exploring the Abortion Issue

- Exploring the Abortion Issue When it comes to abortion one can not state that there is simply a conflict between a woman’s right to privacy/autonomy of her body (i.e. the right to choose) and the right to life (particularly the right of the fetus to be born). It is also not adequate to claim that the alternating theories of when life is created is at the core of the conflict over abortion, because the definition of the creation of life does not determine when and why the state will protect the right of the life of the fetus....   [tags: Pregnancy Papers]

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Confidentiality Issue Case Study

- Confidentiality Issue Case Study Counselling is a professional activity, which can be harmful if correct procedures are not followed. Counsellors are dedicated to respecting the rights of those persons seeking their assistance. They must know their rights. It is part of the counsellor’s responsibility to encourage clients to take responsibility themselves. Confidentiality is an ethical issue, which involves keeping the client’s personal information to yourself. Few clients will want to share private information if they know that it will be made public....   [tags: Papers]

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The Microsoft Monopoly Issue

- The Microsoft Monopoly Issue The best position on the Microsoft monopoly problem is one best for the general public, those who are and will be using Intel-PC products. This position is in opposition to Microsoft and to support the State and the public. This will consequently give the public better choice, thereby keeping the price of the product down and benefiting the general public. To understand why this position is the best choice two simple questions must be answered. The first is, is Microsoft a monopoly....   [tags: Argumentative Economy Essays]

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Canadas Brain Drain Issue

- Canadas Brain Drain Issue What is a brain drain. It is the emigration of highly educated and skilled Canadians to the United States. Does Canada suffer from a Brain Drain. This is a question that economists have been trying to answer for a decade now and have conducted different studies resulting to different conclusions about this issue. There are some economists that believe that yes Canada is suffering from a brain drain if not now it will be soon, amongst those economists are Don DeVortez and Samuel Laryea who prepared a study of C.D howe Institute....   [tags: essays papers]

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A Environmental Issue Website

- A Environmental Issue Website Environmental issues are a large concern in this day. So, I am here to tell you about a website that is geared to informing its readers about the environment in which we live in and why it is important. I am here to enlighten you about this website and ones associated to it, because I personally feel as if the environment is not an issue that people worry and think about quite as often as they should. I am hoping by informing my audience about this site, it will allow the reader to get more involved with the environment and topics which involve our environment....   [tags: Internet Website Analysis Environment Essays]

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Abortion: A Religious Issue

- Abortion: A Religious Issue One of the toughest issues to debate in our world today is abortion. Abortion is the induced termination of pregnancy before the fetus can survive. Nowadays, abortion affects all people, not just the mother and the baby. There are moral, ethical, health-related, political, and religious aspects that affect how people feel towards abortion. By looking at religion and its views, one can see just how hard it would be to argue in the pro-choice position of this debate....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Kashmir Issue and Mediation

- Kashmir Issue and Mediation The record of the international mediation (Third Party role), or meditative interventions in regard to the Kashmir dispute is clearly mixed: These interventions achieved both some successes and some failures. Among the successes were the cease-fire and truce agreements, arranged by UNCIP in 1948 and 1949.The cease-fire agreement did not hold for long, and peacekeeping operation that emerged from it failed in large measure to keep the peace. But that failure can hardly be charged exclusively against the United Nations....   [tags: Papers]

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kurdish issue

- Some people feel that their life is in their own hands and if they are terminally ill and do not want to suffer, they can end their own life. Assisted suicide or euthanasia is one way they can do it. The issue of assisted suicide has been a controversial one around the world for some time. Many think it is immoral and against the religious values, while others argue for the option to have a physician help to end his or her life painlessly. There is also another group of people who are terminally ill but trying to survive and keep their life longer as much as they can....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Contemporary Performance Issue

- A Contemporary Performance Issue Commuting is a perfect example of a contemporary performance issue, “traffic congestion can steal valuable time from employees’ personal lives” (Wells par. 1). The typical employee is concerned with the time lost in commuting to work and not spent at home with their family. The family could be spouse, children, pets, parents, siblings etc.…If your everyday lifestyle started with the concern and time wasted just for commuting to and from work, you already started the day with a strike against you....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Assessment Issue Rubrics

- Assessment Issue Rubrics This article takes on a bit of a different perspective when it comes to the issue of using rubrics as a tool of assessment. When the topic of rubrics has come up in the professional life of this writer, it has been followed with a negative connotation. This article speaks positively of the use of rubrics. The writer of the article Heidi Andrade uses rubrics not only to justify students’ grades, but also to assist the students in properly completing an assignment....   [tags: Teaching Education]

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