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The Benefits of Concealed Carry in the United States

- Gun control is a major topic of debate in America today, and has been ever since the 2nd Amendment was ratified. It is a topic that could affect the Americas who already own firearms. Using the data gathered from a multitude of sources, ranging from NRA data bases to opposing views on this topic, the average citizen may form a new frame of reference concerning this topic. This argumentative research paper shall more specifically focus on the subject of conceal carry in the United States today and the questions surrounding it: What a conceal carry permit is, the controversy surrounding such laws, how one obtains a conceal-carry permit – including classes and other instructional course as we...   [tags: Concealed Carry Laws]

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Scott Russel Sanders' The Men We Carry in Our Minds

- Scott Russel Sanders' The Men We Carry in Our Minds In "The Men We Carry in Our Minds," Scott Russel Sanders tries to show how his views on men are completely different from the views that some women hold. He traces the problem to the country surroundings of his youth. He explains that the men he observed as a child were completely different from the men whom most women might observe. The differing viewpoints between him and the women he met in college caused him some grief. However, it was not so much an issue of gender, but an issue of class....   [tags: Sanders Men We Carry Minds Sanders Essays]

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The Benefits of Concealed Carry of Firearms

- ... All of these are required by the ISP in order to apply for a permit. During the course the instructors will spend eight of the sixteen hours in the classroom and the other eight at the range. The class teaches you how to responsibly carry a concealed weapon. It also goes over when and when not to use your concealed weapon. During the time at the range the instructors show how to holster and UN-holster the firearm correctly. They also show you how to use the firearm safely and correctly. During the class the main point is safety, safety, safety....   [tags: lowering crime rates]

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The Right to Carry a Concealed Firearm

- American citizens should legally be permitted to carry a concealed fire army without a permit. The second Amendment to the United States constitution guarantees our rights as American citizens to bear arms. Yet overly strict concealed carry laws prevent us from doing so. It is in fact these laws which cause much of the violent crime in America. These laws also keep citizens from being able to protect themselves from potential threats. If citizens could carry concealed fire arms without permits there would be less crime and fewer death of innocent people....   [tags: permit, rights, american citizens, ]

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Is Concealed Carry Good For Illinois?

- There are many factors concealed carry is good for Illinois. Too many innocent people are getting robbed; People should be allowed to defend their self from any danger. Before the law was passed, a person was only allowed to carry in their home. Even if a person legally owned a firearm, if they were caught outside of their home carrying a firearm they could face jail time. Locking a firearm in a case, unloaded, taken apart, and placing the case in the trunk of a car was the only way a person was allowed to transport a firearm....   [tags: problems, gangs, innocent people]

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Coming for to carry me home

- “If any one wishes to be impressed with the soul-killing effects of slavery, let him go to Colonel Lloyd's plantation, and, on allowance-day, place himself in the deep pine woods, and there let him, in silence, analyze the sounds that shall pass through the chambers of his soul,--and if he is not thus impressed, it will only be because there is no flesh in his obdurate heart." Fredrick Douglass (Douglass 11). In his autobiography Twelve Years as a Slave, Solomon Northup, who was kidnapped and sold to slave masters, describes the brutality of slavery....   [tags: Slavery, Music]

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Teachers Should NOT Carry Guns

- Everyone knows that parents’ first worry is the safety of their children. With the increase of violence in schools, parents have started to wonder if their children are really safe in the school setting. Shootings like Sandy Hook and Columbine left parents, administrators, and educators feeling the need to be proactive towards children’s safety. Reacting to situations like these is not good enough when children’s lives are on the line. Administration has started to brainstorm different ways to help insure the protection of their students....   [tags: education, children's safety, parents]

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Self Defense: Concealed Carry

- Introduction- A. My paper is on conceal carry laws and if states adopt the law the American dream and would be more achievable. In everyday life there is a chance you will be put in a situation where self-defense will be needed and there is also a higher chance that the criminal or person you are protecting yourself from will be armed. As we have seen in the past couple years with public shootings, victims are helpless because they show up to a gunfight empty handed, however, as I showed in my presentation the police officer that had his gun on him saved his life from the armed robbers that attacked him....   [tags: Legalization, Personal Protection]

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Concealed Carry on Campus

- On April 16th 2007 at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, a student with psychological problems began a two hour killing spree that left 33 dead (Reader). The massacre that occurred at this school is now the worst recorded incident in the history of the United States and eclipses the University of Texas massacre of 1966. In the wake of tragedies like these, students, teachers and administrators propose more measures to make us feel safe on campus. But why weren't these measures in place before. School administrators and police have a responsibility to protect their students and faculty on campus, and these instances clearly shown a lack of fulfilling that responsibility....   [tags: Gun Control]

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Carry On, Sister Warrior

- Last month I attended my first ever Blissdom conference for female bloggers and enjoyed myself immensely. I met a slew of interesting and inspirational women, learned an assortment of tricks and tips of the blogging trade and connected with some stellar sponsors including Tim Hortons, MapleLeaf and Unicef. The best part of all this was the amazing women I met. Everyone was so friendly, with a quick smile and warm hello and introduction. It was a veritable potpourri of talented, passionate and committed women bloggers and I felt privileged to be in their company....   [tags: Blissom conference for female bloggers]

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Concealed Carry Bills

- Walking into your favorite restaurant, you notice multiple people carrying pistols on their hips. One may believe that this is illegal, but every day more states are passing concealed carry bills. Concealed carry is becoming more common in public venues due to the passing of bills in more states. What is concealed carry. Concealed carry is the carrying of a handgun on one’s person with a legal permit allowing them to do so. The handgun must be visible from three points of view. In order to attain a concealed carry permit, an individual must attend one or more classes taught by a certified teacher....   [tags: gun control in America]

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Analsysis on the Keep Calm and Carry On Poster

- ... This poster in particular was one of three posters created for this time period but this one made a lasting impression. I chose this image because of its message and how it pertains to my life. I first came across the poster when I took a chorus trip to London for their New Year’s Day Parade back in 2011/2012. I saw it in a London souvenir shop and was immediately drawn to it. I really enjoy its overall message. When I look at it, I feel a sense of hope and calmness. The bold red colored background makes it really stand out since it is just a simple image....   [tags: message, information, think, portray]

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Should Teachers Carry a Gun to School?

- ... This could be because of more knowledge mentioned earlier, but it also is combined with maturity to. Instead of giving an instant yes or no answer with a explanation that is not their or will most likely never happen, the older population give a thoughtful answer. This comes with maturity. While a maturity does not have a set age group or a set level of maturity, it is most likely that he older you are, the more mature you are. So while the overwhelming majority of people agree that teachers should not carry guns during school hours, you can still group answers together by age based on how mature the answer is....   [tags: decision making, survey]

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Analysis of Kansas´ Carry on Wayward Son

- Some songs are so well known that whoever you meet, they can sing them. “Don’ Stop Believin’”, “Another Brick in the Wall Part 2”, “Tiny Dancer”, “Come Sail Away”; these songs helped define a generation, and another great example of that is Kansas’ “Carry On Wayward Son” (1976). This song is a song that virtually everyone can recognize and even sing along to. Inside the lyrics to this song is a myriad of images that people have been fighting over their overall meaning for a long time. But what many people never notice is the correlation that this song has with the aftermath of natural disasters, and how people deal with the issues that arise from the disaster....   [tags: disaster, issues, poeple, deal]

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Gun Control: Open Carry Policy Is Not The Answer

- Gun control is a controversial issue that currently has no easy solution to please everyone. In an article written by Adam Winkler, a professor from the UCLA School of Law, he states that open carry is the answer to having fewer guns on the streets. His argument fails because it contains false premises throughout the article and is also inductively weak. First, he commits the slippery slope fallacy by assuming a series of events will occur for doing one action. Second, he commits the bandwagon fallacy....   [tags: concealed weapons, solution]

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Should You Be Able to Carry a Concealed Handgun?

- Did you know the second amendment states that you have a right to own and use arms for protection. Kentucky passed a law in 1813 that prohibits the carrying of concealed weapons. In May 1987, Florida passed a “shall-issue” law that became a model for other states. There were 11 states that have the “may-issue” law which allowed permits. On July 8, 2011, Wisconsin became the 49th state to allow concealed carry. ( Adults who go through training and obtain a permit should be able to carry a concealed handgun....   [tags: permit, law, criminals, handgun]

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Caught in the Crossfire: The 2nd Amendment, Ownership, and Concealed Carry

- In the 20th century, governments around the world murdered over one hundred seventy million of their own people after they denied citizens the right to the ownership of guns (Macy, 2012). Now, we live in a country where there are a myriad of parties that each support different aspects of gun ownership and gun control. Those who are pro-ownership want citizens to be allowed to own guns. Those who are pro-carry agree and state that citizens should also be allowed to carry concealed weapons. Those who are pro-ban oppose both of the other parties and believe that citizens should be denied ownership of a firearm....   [tags: guns, control, ownership, constitustion]

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Why Carry a Backpack When You Can Roll It

- ... Your other option would be a briefcase with wheels. This is my favorite, because you can organize your school supplies, books, notebooks, and it even has a pocket space for your laptop to give it that extra protection. There are many backpacks to choose from, but the question is what is best for you. Always keep in mind a regular backpacks shouldn’t weigh more than 15% of ones total body weight (Singh and Koh). If a student weighs 140 pounds they should not carry a backpack more than 21 pounds (Avantika Rai)....   [tags: schoolyard, college students]

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Carry Your Own Skis, Arthur Ashe, and Dreams

- ... Of all the texts we have read this semester, my favorites are Carry Your Own Skis by, Lian Dolan Arthur Ashe by John McPhee, and Dreams by Langston Hughes. Carry Your Own Skis by Lian Dolan is one of my favorite texts because it teaches discipline and responsibility. I think that these are two of the most important lessons that a parent can teach their children. Discipline will help a person be successful in life. With discipline at a young age, a person is more likely to make smarter decisions....   [tags: Literary Analyses]

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Crowdsourcing: Carry out Work and Outsource it to a Crowd of Workers

- Crowdsourcing was firstly used by Jeff Howe in an article "The Rise of Crowdsourcing". It takes the form of getting work or funding, usually online, from a crowd of people. The word is a combination of the word's 'crowd' and 'outsourcing'. The idea is to carry out work and outsource it to a crowd of workers. In other words, it is a modern way to encourage a large number of people and their resources to collect and share processed information to solve tricky problems and providing some sort of localized information....   [tags: crowdsourcing, opensignal, weather signal]

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Armed Education: Should Teachers Carry Concealed Weapons?

- My recently divorced History professor seemed to be in an extremely foul mood one dreary Monday morning. Every move and comment the class made seemed to irritate him more and more. Everyone in the room stopped moving and talking in concern for him, everyone except Josh, who is our class clown. He made the decision to make a comment to our teacher that any other day would have broken the ice and class would have resumed. For some reason, on this particular day it was the straw that broke the camel’s back....   [tags: Weapons, Classroom, VIolence]

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The Things I Carry

- The Things I’d Carry In the novel The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien, soldiers would do just about anything to stay sane and alive during the Vietnam War. Some men would have carried things with them during the war. These same men would carry things to remind them of home, others would carry an item to help them feel better during their hardships. What these men carried was something to hold onto, moreover not an item but of a memory or a dream. Soldiers would do just about anything to stay sane and alive during the Vietnam War....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Graduation Speech: Carry On!

- I will open with a quote, "a failure is not someone who tries and fails, but rather someone who fails and gives up." I started my freshmen year of high school at East High. From the start I struggled to complete my school work. Low motivation was the major factor that eventually led to me failing english, math, science, physical education, you name it I failed it. As I began to lose more credits and fail more courses my self esteem plummeted along with my motivation. By my sophomore year I felt like a major failure and as such I wanted desperately to drop out of high school....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address]

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Arguement Over Concealed Weapon Permits

- Concealed Weapon Permits We will review arguments from both sides to see if people should have weapon permits. What is a carry permit. Carry permits allow a person who has legally attained the proper training and documents to carry a gun into public places which allow them. There are two types of carry permits, open and concealed. Open carry means that a person can have a gun showing and out of a case in a vehicle or when the weapon is on the body. Concealed carry means that a person has a gun not showing to the public that is in a case in a vehicle or on the body....   [tags: carry, protection, criminal]

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Popular Choices for Concealed Carry and Defense

- Popular choices for concealed carry and defense. All Kimber Classic Pistols have a ribbed Commander-style hammer to prevent clothing snags. An enlarged firing pin stop locks the tactical extractor in position for total reliability. Compact™ and Pro Carry™ Series pistols have all the features of the Custom, along with a four-inch bushingless bull barrel design that ensures dependability while making them easier to carry and conceal. The unique Kimber bull barrel keeps maximum barrel weight forward, minimizing felt recoil and reducing muzzle lift for faster sight recovery....   [tags: essays research papers]

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An Act to Revise the Arizona Concealed Weapon Carry Age Restriction

- In Arizona you must be at least twenty one years old to carry a concealed weapon legally. There will be difficulty however, in amending the law because of recent violent shootings such as in Boston, Sandy Hook, Tucson, and Aurora. Law states that “You must be at least 21 years or older” (arizonaconcealedcarry). Governor Jan Brewer vetoed two bills going through legislation this year that covered the topic of concealed carry. The first one, House Bill 2339, states that persons with permits can carry concealed weapons into government buildings....   [tags: violent shootings, bills, legislations]

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Gun Control vs the Rights of Concealed Carry License Holders

- “More guns equal less crime” is a statement coined by John Lott. It means that if more law-abiding citizens are able to carry concealed weapons, these actions will lower violent crimes. Forty-two states have “Shall-Issue” laws where any private citizen can receive a Concealed Weapon Permit as long as they meet the prerequisites. The prerequisites are age, no prior felonies, and no recent mental health issues. The other eight states have “May-Issue” laws where the state officials take judgement on whether or not the private citizen should receive the Concealed Weapon Permit....   [tags: Gun Control Essays]

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E.E. Cumming's Poem I Carry your Heart with Me

- E.E Cummings’ poem “ i carry your heart with me(i carry it in)” show’s exactly what people truly feel, it’s as if he yanked someones feelings straight from their heart and put them on paper. This poem is the best explanation of true love, that there is. He says, that this woman is his love, he will love her forever, and no matter how far she may be from him, she will still be in his heart. Nothing could ever make his feelings for her fade away. When someone really truly loves someone, nothing could make them stop loving that person....   [tags: ground breaking poetry analysis]

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More Concealed Carry Permits Results in Less Crime

- Ocean City, Maryland, businessman and resident Stephen George was walking his dog late one night when he noticed two men in a passing vehicle turn off the headlights and swing back toward his business, Boat Doctor Marine, Inc. After watching the pair squeeze through the fence, George went to his house nearby and retrieved a stainless steel, .357 Mag. Revolver. Surprising the men - who were hefting new batteries back to their car - George commanded, "Hold it right there." He then instructed the men to keep their hands in plain view and marched them back to the business to dial 9-1-1....   [tags: Argumentative Essay]

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being - It is Better to Carry a Heavy Load

- The Unbearable Lightness of Being - It is Better to Carry a Heavy Load "Is it better to carry a heavy load on your shoulders, or cope with the unbearable lightness of being?" Phillip Kaufman coupled brilliant film techniques with wonderful acting to put together the film The Unbearable Lightness of Being based off of Milan Kundera's novel of the same title. The film is set in Prague during the spring of 1968. At this time the Russians are still trying to exercise their communist control over Czechoslovakia, and Prague is a city filled with political uprisings and violent outbursts from the Czech people....   [tags: Unbearable Lightness of Being Essays]

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I Carry on My Back All that is Important to Me

- An unfamiliar voice caused me to stop dead in my tracks as I was coming back to my table. Surreptitiously glancing through the foliage, I noticed two men pointing at something. Hesitant to announce my presence, I was very perplexed by the fact that the object they were staring at was my backpack. I was studying in the park and walked off to get a drink of water, and when I came back, whom should I find examining my worldly possessions but the great detective and his chronicler. Maybe I should tell him to mind his own business...on the other hand, I would like to see Mr....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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Reasons for Gun Control

- ... Imagine your local police coming to your doorstep in your house and taking your only good form of self defense.Then turning right around and kidnapping your children and kids and including yourself.I mean thats what the jews were facing during the holocaust.This is why so people do not support gun control for fear of government taking over us and loss of their guns.also some people use guns to provide food for their family thru the form of take away their guns you take away their ability to provide for their family.I believe the government doesn't have a right to take our guns to get a hold on us.But its actually better when the government lets us carry weapons around in our...   [tags: carry concealed weapons, violent crime]

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Who is Packin’ Heat?

- Six million people today in the united states have a conceal and carry license (Vieira). There are 313.9 million people in the united states as of 2012. Conceal and carry is the act of concealing a firearm and carrying it on your person around in public. Forty eight out of fifty states in the United States allow for their citizens to carry a concealed firearm and it is up to the states not the federal government. So the question is to arm citizens or not to arm citizens. Does arming citizens prevent crime or does it create a problem....   [tags: Conceal and Carry License, Firearms, Gun Control]

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Perception and Memory in The Keeper of the Books, The Men We Carry in Our Minds, and Once More to the Lake

- The three authors Jorge Luis Borges, Scott Russell Sanders, and E.B White all have different stories yet somehow they tie together. Borges’ “The Keeper of the Books”, Sanders’ “The Men We Carry in Our Minds” and White’s “Once More to the Lake” all touch upon perception throughout their stories. Their perceptions thoroughly shape their stories, but their memories also influence and shadow their perception as well. Throughout this essay I hope to prove how memories influence and tie together with our perception of our individuality....   [tags: Jorge Luis Borges]

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Fears We Carry: Superstitions

- The thought that dreadful things can happen to me when a mirror breaks or when he or she walks under a ladder is caused by age-old fears called superstitions. Superstitions come from many regions around the world, and are taught to us by our parents and our grandparents, they are passed down through the generations and are believed to be omens of things that can go awry. According to Webster’s Dictionary tells us that superstitions are a belief or way of behaving based on fear of the unknown and faith in magic or luck....   [tags: christians, god, beliefs]

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The Law of Nature Must Carry its Punitive Consequences With It

- “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark” (1.4.98) but there are a variety of different infections that all contribute to one main conflict. Each character within the play has not only his or her own inner trials to fight against but also each of these issues form together to create the corruption in Denmark. Throughout the course of the play each character learns to deal with his or her internal battles and each conflict combines with others to create one singular, complex problem. It seems as though every issue ties together to form a tangled web leading ultimately to the demise of seven key characters....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Rates of reaction. Before I carry out my experiments I will have to draw up a plan to ensure that the experiments are carried out properly. Below is a

- Science Coursework Plan I have been set a task to investigate the rates of reaction. Before I carry out my experiments I will have to draw up a plan to ensure that the experiments are carried out properly. Below is a few things that is essential in a plan: 1) Factors: I must have a factor for everything. 2) Explain Factor: I must explain all of the factors. 3) Explain Concentration: I must explain how much concentration I put in to my investment. 4) Preliminary Experiment: This document describes identified hazards of an experiment and the measures taken to eliminate, control or mitigate them....   [tags: Papers]

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How Children Carry the Weight of Child Abuse

- The spirits of children are shattered, tender hearts broken with words, and precious bodies riddled and limp from abuse. Eyes that should glisten with wonder and excitement are enveloped with dismay and destruction. Fathers physically beat their little girls. Mothers leave newborns in locked cars, and some parents degrade their children with verbal daggers. Child abuse is much more serious than people want to believe. Child abuse comes in different forms: neglect, physical, and verbal abuse. But what are even more serious are its effects: inability to properly function in society, fear of trust, and a broken self-esteem....   [tags: Long Term Impact of Abuse]

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Analysis of Jim Carry';s Dr. Seuss' How the Girinch Stole Christmas Film

- The beginning of December brings happiness and holiday cheer. At my house it signals baking cookies and wrapping presents, along with putting up and decorating the towering ten foot tall Christmas tree. Classic holiday films play on television such as the 2000 remake of Dr. Seuss’ classic book How the Grinch Stole Christmas. As a child, I waited, giddy with excitement, at the theatre just to see the debut. Looking back, I was probably as thrilled for the movie as for Christmas itself. Because I fell in love with the story, this movie is a favorite choice during the month of December at my house....   [tags: sound, music, visual elements]

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Items Doc Holiday Might Carry when he Died

- Doc Holliday Few gunmen in history have been as notorious as the late John "Doc" Holliday. Part of the reason Doc has enjoyed such a famed history is because of the overall decent man he was, that is when he wasn't gambling, drinking, and gun slinging. When Doc died he might have had a handkerchief, a pocket knife, a deck of poker cards, a flask half full of whiskey, and a small essay entitled "My Friend Doc Holliday" by Wyatt Earp. The most important item Doc would have had on him when he died was a handkerchief....   [tags: John Holliday]

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Influence of Culture on Human Technology

- Influence of Culture on Human Technology The influence that culture has had on human technology is undeniable. One could even go as far as to say that sometimes, it is difficult to distinguish between the two. The term “culture” is extremely difficult to define because of the vast array of meanings that people attach to it. For this very reason, it is imperative to examine the most basic notion of culture, namely: “the totality of socially transmitted behavior patterns, arts, beliefs, institutions, and all other products of human work and thought” (as taken from   [tags: Sanders' The Men We Carry in Our Minds]

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The Right to Bear Arms

- In 1791 the United States government added the second amendment to the constitution. As stated in the Constitution, this amendment states that the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. In the early years of the United States it was common for people to walk around with their rifles or revolvers. Nobody really gave a second look or glared at them like they were doing something wrong. Openly carrying a firearm was normal in those times. Today, almost 223 years later, people are allowed to conceal their firearms from one another....   [tags: second ammendment to the US Constitution]

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Carrying a Concealed Weapon in the US: An Analysis

- “More guns equal less crime” is a statement coined by John Lott. It means that if more law-abiding citizens are able to carry concealed weapons, these actions will lower violent crimes. Forty-two states have “Shall-Issue” laws where any private citizen can receive a Concealed Weapon Permit as long as they meet the prerequisites. The most common prerequisites are age, no prior felonies, and no recent mental health issues. The other eight states have “May-Issue” laws where the state officials take a judgment on whether or not a private citizen should receive the Concealed Weapon Permit....   [tags: gun control legislation]

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Gun Laws In The State of Georgia

- Georgia has many gun laws, which help protect the state and the people in the state. The laws range from having a permit to carry a hand gun, where you cannot carry a handgun, what kind of guns you can carry without having a firearm permit, what age someone can buy a gun. The second amendment gives us the right to bear arms not just in the state of Georgia but it gives us the right everywhere. Georgia also has a law about the possession of people with guns who was involved in a crime, minors with the possession of handguns, and possession of dangerous weapons and the possession of a firearm under the influence in the state....   [tags: Gun Control Essays]

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Fighting Fire With Fire

- Past experiences show that when an armed assailant attempts to attack anyone, they gravitate towards a person that is unarmed and unable to defend themselves, therefore, areas that do not allow concealed carry are unsafe and will undoubtedly attract someone who wants to harm the defenseless. In light of recent school shootings, a portion of society, including state legislators have been discussing whether nor not to authorize students and faculty to carry their concealed weapons on college campuses....   [tags: armed addailant attempts, defense]

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Gun Control in America

- American citizens have the fundamental right to defend themselves. Americans also have the right to resist any crime that as the potential to cause great bodily harm or damage. To ignore these rights would be completely ignorant. Here in America, the right to carry weapons to defend oneself is a huge privilege that citizens of some other developed countries do not have. Healthy American citizens should rightfully carry weapons to defend themselves from any act of violence committed against or directed towards them....   [tags: American Citizens, Defense, Crime, Rights]

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Students Deserve the Right to Protect Themselves

- The Second Amendment guarantees that an individual’s right to possess and bear arms will not be infringed upon, yet college campuses have denied their students’ right to carry a weapon for years. As of 2014, 22 states do not allow students to carry guns on campus and 22 leave the policy of guns on campus to the schools. The remaining 6 allow students to carry weapons, but not necessarily into school buildings. Only in Utah is a student’s right to concealed carry protected by state law. While the government, state or federal, may not be able to control a private institutions right to ban guns, on public school grounds, students should be allowed to legally carry weapons, as they are on almost...   [tags: legal issues, right to carrie gun in college]

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War Stories of my Inner Self

- In the famous war fiction Things They Carried, O’Brien tells the various stories by remembering the things each character carried during the Vietnam War. Each of the items indicates the unique feature of characters and helps the readers understand the war experience more realistic. As the characters carried private belongings, I also carry important personal items everyday. In most days, I carry an electronic translator, a letter from my mom, a cell phone, and a two-dollar bill. When I go to school, it has been a habit that I put my electronic translator and my cell phone in one of my pockets and my wallet in the other....   [tags: Introspection, The Things They Carried]

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Hunting: Principles, Family and How to Obtain a Licence

- If you are interested in hunting, there are procedures you have to follow to become a legal hunter. The first thing you need to do is take a hunting safety course. You can find them online. Some places offer them for free, others you have to pay for. You then pick a place, sign up and time to take the course. The class that I took was for a couple a nights a week and one full Saturday. After you have completed the class, you need to pass a test. During the class you will learn the 10 commandments of hunting....   [tags: procedures, policies, safety course]

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America Needs More Guns: Say No to Gun Control

- Guns do not kill people, people do. The American Dream is being able to work towards and achieve whatever makes you happy, whether it be owning your own business, joining the military, or staying at home raising a family, but the only way to reach your dream is to do it without living in fear that your dream will be taken away. In the last couple years mass shootings and attacks on schools have sadly become a common tragedy. Those who have been victims of public shootings or any other life scarring event due to a criminal, along with anyone else who has watched the coverage of the tragedies on the news is somewhat living in fear, but if concealed carry laws were passed then living in fear wo...   [tags: Anti Gun Control]

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Gun Restrictions: Employers' Right To Restrict Weapon

- With the rise in mass shootings, more Americans are choosing to obtain a permit for a concealed handgun. Unfortunately, most of these shootings are taking place in public buildings where people are banned from bringing their concealed weapons. If these types of bans do not stop criminals, then law-abiding citizens should not be denied the chance to protect themselves and others. There should not be any public building where a person that has legally obtained a concealed-carry permit can not be allowed to bring his or her weapon....   [tags: handgun, shootings, self defense, ]

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An Inside Look At A Soldier's Life in the Vietnam War

- The emotional stress that most soldiers carry with them during times of war is due to their inexperience and age. The majority of men who fought in the Vietnam war ranged from ages early as eighteen to their early twenties. Among these men, were sons, spouses, friends, boyfriends, and students, who could not understand the thought of war, killing, or contend with their friends’ unexpected deaths. From the beginning of the story, O’Brien the author of “The Things They Carried” uses specific details and illustrations to show readers what the experience was like for the men during the Vietnam war....   [tags: Literature Review]

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How Gun Control Affects Us All

- The United States wants to embrace its right to bear arm, but manage it in a way as to not affect the rights of the people. Elected officials have their work cut out for them because, as it stands right now, the changes that have been made have not stopped people from committing mass shootings and using guns in violent crimes. Recent incidents of violent gun crimes present a need to address laws pertaining to self-defense, background checks, and Second Amendment rights, without affecting the economy....   [tags: second amendment, gun owners]

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Fire Arms on Campus: Ban for Less Violence, or Legalize in Sense of Protection?

- Due to the current mayhem of sudden violence on campuses, many pro-gun activists have agreed that, not only professors, but students also should be allowed to carry guns on campuses. The Bill of Rights states that American people have the right to bear arms. That should be sacred to the people of America instead of infringed or taken away. But what cost comes to those who have committed violent crimes or have been suicidal. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, in 2010 6,300 out of 100,000 people were harmed due to self-inflicted injury with firearms....   [tags: sudden violence, school campuses]

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Different Gun Laws Around the World

- ... Canadians have somewhat of a limited admittance to firearms, although they are still able to purchase them with ease. Licensing provisions of the Firearms Act aim to ensure proper training and safe storage. Members must possess a license, called a "possession and acquisition license". A firearms safety class must be passed before applying for a license. A non-resident can have a "non-resident firearms declaration" confirmed by a customs officer, which provides that person a temporary 60-day pass to carry a firearm in Canada....   [tags: firearm laws, policies, gun control]

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Guns Make for a Safer Country

- ... When most of the time it is the people. In most of the big shootings the people behind them usually have some problem or have been psychologically damaged. One example is the Aurora movie theater shooting just a year ago. James Holmes, the shooter, showed signs before the shooting that he had problems. He was described as bipolar and a shy student. He showed signs that he was crazy in times before the shooting. In one incident he sent a text to a girl saying, “stay away from me because I’m bad news (Goode).” There were plenty of other incidents that should have hinted to people that this guy needs help....   [tags: gun legislation in the US, UK]

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District of Columbia versus Heller

- District of Columbia vs. Heller was a court case in which Dick Heller challenged the Firearms Control Regulations Act of 1975. This Act was a law that prohibited the possession of handguns by any person who had not been previously licensed to carry one. If licensed to carry before the passing of the law, it was mandatory for those individuals to reregister the handgun, and to keep the firearms “unloaded and disassembled, or “bound by a trigger lock or similar device” unless the firearm was in a business or “being used for a lawful recreational activity.” After the statute was created, people were no longer allowed to register to carry any handguns, only shotguns or rifles attained through a...   [tags: Supreme Court cases, firearms regulation]

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Three Types of Conveyors

- If you want to learn how i carry small or big parth, you should read this essay. Conveyörs, today granul and fragmented materials long distances, larger in capacity has found successful in conveying a range of practices. One conveyör have one tension part, one infinite drum and one motor. Actually this is simple discription. There are basically three carrier systems. Firstly band carriers system is very basic because consists of three sections.this system have one drum (Nylons or plastic materials), one motor and tensioning apparatus....   [tags: mechanical engineer, band conveyor]

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Gun Control in Wisconsin

- Living in a rural area of Wisconsin, I have always grown up with guns around, especially for hunting and recreational activities, such as shooting trap. Gun control is a large controversy throughout the United states, but in Wisconsin, there is much debate on what should be done. Michael Steele once said, “You can have all the gun control laws in the country, but if you don't enforce them, people are going to find a way to protect themselves. We need to recognize that bad people are doing bad things with these weapons....   [tags: rural area, hunting, recreational activities]

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Things They Carried in The Great Train Robbery and The Things They Carried

- The soldiers that fought in the Vietnam War had to endure many incredibly horrifying experiences. It was these events that led to great human emotions. It was those feelings that were the things they carried. Everything they carried affected on them whether it was physical or mental. Every thing they carried could in one-way or another cause them to emotionally or physically break down. Pain, loss, a sense of safety and fear were probably the most challenging emotional, and psychological feelings for them to carry....   [tags: The Things They Carried Essays]

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Keep Going in The Scarlet Letter by Nathanial Hawthorne

- The Scarlet Letter by Nathanial Hawthorne is a story about a young woman who made many mistakes in her past. This woman, named Hester, has to push through all of the trials and tribulations that are put in her way. The song Carry On by Fun reinforces this idea by constantly reminding the listener to carry on and keep moving forward. An individual should pursue their happiness through the obstacles that life throws at them, no matter how devastating they are. Hester Prynn, the main character, has to brush off all of the hate and gossip about her in the village....   [tags: courage, determination, adultery]

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Internal Transport and Gas Exchange

- ... The inferior vena cava is the vein that transports blood from the lower half of the body, or areas of the body that are below the diaphragm, into the heart (Clinic, 2014). The heart is split into two pumps that are located right next to each other. Each pump works a single blood circuit. The left side of the heart is the systemic circuit and the right side of the heart is the pulmonary circuit. The pulmonary circuit is the blood route that takes the blood from heart to the lungs. Once the exchange of gases is complete in the lungs, the blood is pumped out of the lungs into the left side of the heart....   [tags: blood, circulatory system, nutrients, oxygen]

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Technological Advancements: Switching to e-Books

- Teachers and principals think switching to e-books will be a major step in modernizing the city's schools (Lowinger 2). E-books are an online version of a normal standard textbook. Some schools are switching to e-books because the world is becoming more involved with technology. Technology is becoming more and more advanced these days. Adults think it is important to teach teenagers how to work with the new technology (Springen 2). Technology has come a long way since textbooks came out. Textbooks have developed throughout the years and now they are able to be on electronic devices....   [tags: print books, cost, standard textbooks]

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No More Backpacks in School

- ... Without bags, students are need to carry binders, heavy textbooks and an affluence of necessary materials and of course items for all of their classes in their tired hands. Many people are in sport or other activities such as Art, Band, Drama and Dance they might have to carry an extra bag with them. But that will be a total disaster if they don’t. What if they don't even have a locker. It would be certainly impossible to carry all of that stuff in their hand. And if they are so unorganized like that it will make them less proficient later on in life....   [tags: heavy, drugs, safety]

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The Importance of Fire Arms for the American People

- ... If guns were made illegal it would damage the economy because the income of taxes would be around 500,000,000 less than it is and that would very bad. The people who are anti-gun think that guns don’t play as big of a role for our economy than they actually do. The manufacturers for firearms also create many jobs for people and are helping in unemployment because of this. The manufacturing and sales in the United States contribute significantly to the economy. Hunting is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States....   [tags: gun control, safety]

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Police Officers: The Challange of Handlig a Riot

- Each and every-day of our lives we are protected by men and women in the police force. Police officers must handle extremely dangerous situations like fights, robberies, or even riots. During riots police officers use many weapons to subdue rioters, but sometimes the less lethal weapons can be just as bad as the lethal ones. What do you think the world would be like if you didn’t have anybody to enforce the law every day, or when you are in trouble and there is nobody is there to come and help you....   [tags: Rioters vs Police]

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Armed and Prepared: An Age of Defense

- Thousands of kids roam a college campus - and it only takes one. No amount of preparation, staff training, or school-wide drills can prepare the university for something so terrible. This tragedy will forever change the way students and teachers operate the school. One man. One gun. And the sad part is that all of this can all be averted. For this reason, the law should consent to “licensed concealed carry” (carrying a weapon with a license) on campus. If students were allowed to defend themselves with their own weapons, they would....   [tags: argumentative, persuasive, gun control]

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The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien

- It’s the little things, that count. Have you ever heard that expression. First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross and his men carry many things through Vietnam. In the story “The Things They Carry” by Tim O’Brien, one gets a first hand account of the things carried in war. To truly get a understanding of the guys in this story and how they coped, a truth needs to be realized; what someone carries defines who they are. The little things the soldiers carried give us insight on their true selves. How they choose to carry the weight of those items could mean the difference between life and death....   [tags: Vietnam war stories, book review]

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Concealed Weapons in the United States

- In the Second Amendment in the Bill of Rights the founding fathers of America gave us the right to bear arms for self-defense. Although everyone in America has the right to own a firearm, you must have a concealed carry permit in order to bring a hidden handgun into a public area. Through people carrying concealed handguns we can reduce violent crimes. Each state gets to determine if they will allow concealed weapons. If the state does permit concealed carry then people have to go through a long process before they can receive their concealed weapons permit....   [tags: Guns, Law, Permit]

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Does Gun Control Lower Crime Rates?

- Gun control is a very hotly debated subject in America. Whether it be a tragic school shooting, or gang violence in large cities there is always mixed emotions. A main focus when it comes to gun control is determining in what ways will guns be limited. There are many different forms of gun control, some more strict than others. Another topic when it comes to gun control is where criminals get their guns. Would making new laws really make it harder for criminals to get their weapons or are they already coming from illegal sources....   [tags: the right to bear arms]

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Importance of the Second Amendment

- ... By taking away the right to carry a gun, we only weaken our protection against those who these laws are supposed to protect us from. The intentions of the lawmakers who are attempting to confiscate these rights aren’t flagitious, they’re merely trying to protect Americans. What they don’t realize is that the only way that you can be completely sure that someone is safe, is to allow them to own something to keep themselves safe. If a thief intends to rob someone, they would be more likely to think twice, and decide not to commit the crime knowing that the person who they are demanding money from, and instilling fear into, could possibly be carrying a weapon....   [tags: the right to bear arms, gun control in the US]

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Relating to Life Struggles Portrayed in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried

- Relating to Life Struggles Portrayed in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried There are many things that I carry around with me in my daily life that I both need and don't need. Although, I carry many more positive things than I do negative, I know that they are there and how I must learn to use them is essential. Even if I don't carry around physical "things" like the soldiers in the story, I carry around the thoughts and images of my past and of the opinions and judgments of my future. Troubles that I dealt with as a teenager follow me into my present life now....   [tags: Things They Carried Essays]

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Persuasive Essay on Concealed Weapons Laws

- Persuasive Essay on Concealed Weapons Laws Just imagine for a moment if you would. You Just finished a long hard week of work, and you are looking forward to the reward of going out for a night on the town. You go home get cleaned up, put on your sharpest outfit and head over to your dates house to pick her up. Nothing could be more perfect. The evening air is the right temperature with just enough breeze to catch your cologne and waft it through the air. And the evening itself is enough to remember because of the moons reflection off of the newly harvested fields and ever-flowing creeks....   [tags: Papers Gun Laws Weapon Essays]

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Gun Control in America

- One of the biggest issues facing our nation today seems to be gun control. The government is constantly proposing legislation for more and more gun laws. There are people that feel strongly on both sides of this issue. Neither side wants more gun violence; the question is how to control gun violence. The Second Amendment to the United States constitution states “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”(U.S....   [tags: Second Amendment The Right To Bear Arms]

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Design of a New Full Adder for Fast Arithmetic Operation Processing

- INTRODUCTION Addition operation is the most important function of digital system. Adder is only not used for the arithmetic operation but also necessary to all modern computers. Adders occupies critical path in key areas of microprocessor, fast adders are prime requirement for the design of fast processing system. Many fast adders are available but the design of high speed with low power and less area adders are still challenging. In modern computers, multiple ALU’S with wide adders and multiple execution core units on the same chip creates thermal hotspots and large temperature gradients....   [tags: gate, digital system, computers]

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Should States Allow Reciprocity in the USA

- “More guns are sold every year, but crime is declining and accidents are at record lows” (Spain). All fifty states in the United States have passed laws licensing civilians to carry a concealed weapon [a handgun] with a valid permit. The right to own a concealable weapon is a constitutional right for self-defense. Marriage and drivers licenses from any state in the U.S. are recognized as legal in all of the other states. This is called a reciprocity law: this is practical. No one would want to take the driver’s test for each state they may drive in or through on a vacation: imagine having 50 drivers’ licenses in a wallet....   [tags: weapons, crime, gun laws, reciprocity law]

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History of Machines and Tools

- Machines date back to the earliest ages, made and improved over the years to help make their lives easier. Machines can be simple but very helpful but some are more complex. Before 1 B.C.E, people were beginning to discover new ideas which started the need for machines to help them carry out the important task such as building, carrying and much more. As time pasted and new brilliant minds and ideas began to soar, machines were a big development throughout time and many became famous for their great inventions of these machines....   [tags: invention, development, technology, tool]

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Louisiana Needs Gun Control Laws!

- In Louisiana, gun ownership is one of the most valued rights because many see it as the only means for self-defense. Though it is a right, if crime rate increases due to gun violence, should self-defense hamper with the enforcement of gun-control laws. Currently, gun related crime is at “18.9 [...] deaths for every 100,000 people [...]” (“States With The Most Gun Violence: 24/7 Wall St.”). This statistic places Louisiana in one of the top spots for gun related crime, thus reminding us that gun-control is necessary....   [tags: Gun Control Essays]

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Machines and Tools throughout History

- Machines date back to the earliest ages, made and improved over the years to help make their lives easier. Machines can be simple but very helpful but some are more complex. Before 1 B.C.E, people were beginning to discover new ideas which started the need for machines to help them carry out the important task such as building, carrying and much more. As time pasted and new brilliant minds and ideas began to soar, machines were a big development throughout time and many became famous for their great inventions of these machines....   [tags: evolution of technology in time]

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The Things They Carried

- After the devastation that World War II left the world, no one wanted to go into another war. Families lost their members, countries lost their dignity, and some soldiers were left with the moments of war forever in their minds. However, the concern that communism was going to spread made Vietnam become the longest war in American History. During this time a lot of young people were anti-war, they were sick of losing people they loved to violence. Though the war still needed to be fought so men became soldiers freely or because they were drafted....   [tags: Literature Analysis]

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