Dianne Feinstein Essays

  • Dianne Feinstein Research Paper

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    currently serving US Senator, Dianne Feinstein, has done her share of leading our Senators and fighting to keep our country safe and free of crime. Feinstein is a member of the Democratic Party, as well as the former thirty-eighth mayor of San Francisco. Eight years after being elected into the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1970, Feinstein served as the board’s first female president. The assassinations of Mayor George Moscone and City Supervisor Harvey Milk caused Feinstein to succeed as mayor of

  • What If

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    Some people wonder what would happen if events had occurred differently. In this case, what would happen if John Hinckley succeeded in assassinating Ronald Reagan or if Anita Hill’s accusation of sexual harassment had never been made? History would have changed for the worst and for the better, but would it have all been worth it? That is the million-dollar question. In 1991, Anita Hill was thrust into the national spotlight by bringing the accusation of sexual harassment to the forefront. While

  • The Year of the Woman

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    is clear that Braun's ad is heavily laden with endorsements, legislative achievements and highlights of power and leadership while at the same time concentrating a huge portion of the ad on family values. Boxer's theme was to fight for change and Dianne Fienstein highlighted her achievements in the face of undue hardship. Seargant and Ferraro took their ads and focused on highlighting power and leadership. Ultimately all of the women had feminine ad campaigns that were positive outlooks on women

  • Harvey Milk: A Great American Hero

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    When we think about the great heroes of American history, those who caused great change are usually the first to come to mind. The great American heros are those who fight for change, even if it’s against social norms, to change the lives of people for the better. Heros are those who inspires others and puts others before themselves. Heros do not allow success to change them and never stops working for their goals. They do not allow other people, fear, or failure to stop nor slow them down. And

  • Change Up Mystery At The World Series by John Feinstein

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    Susan Carol is a very sweet girl. She is a southern belle from north carolina. She can charm anyone with her smile and accent. She is very well spoken and she has a way to always sound like she knows what she is talking about. Ideas John Feinstein writes a lot of books like this one. They all begin with susan Carol and stevie going to a big sporting event. Then they find something interesting. In this case Stevie discovered a man in his late 30s who had two 14 year old kids who just made

  • Analysis of the Documentary Barefoot

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    This was a very troubling yet inspiring documentary. I can’t fathom 27,000 people, five to ten years old, parentless and just walking, BAREFOOT. These poor kids look so hungry, I’ve never seen legs so skinny. However, it brought me comfort knowing the boys formed makeshift families to take care of one another. And it’s pretty remarkable to hear that 11 year olds were capable of taking care of the young (not like they had a choice). I found the bond within their society beautiful. I was disturbed

  • Senator Profile: Dianne Fienstein

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    SENATOR PROFILE – DIANNE FEINSTEIN Dianne Feinstein, the oldest currently serving senior United States Senator from California, was born in San Francisco California in June 22nd, 1933. She became a mayor of San Francisco when the assigned San Francisco mayor was shot and killed in 1978. Although she lost the governor of California in 1990, she became the first woman elected U.S. senator from California in 1992. Feinstein is serving as a senator for 21years (1992-present). She is the legislative

  • Free Speech or Flag Protection? There Can’t Be Both.

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    to protect the flag because it would be a violation to our first amendment: our right to free speech. In Dianne Feinstein’s article, “Flag Amendment: Flag Needs Protection,” she composed an argument as to why the flag needs protection from desecration. Feinstein’s main point of her article is that the Constitution needs to be amended to protect the flag from desecration. Though Dianne Feinstein gives a compelling argument as to why the flag needs protection, her reasons are dubious and should be dismissed

  • Assault Rifle Ban: Weapon Control

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    purposes. The National Firearm Act of 1934 prohibited fully automatic weapons in the United States. The 1994 Assault Weapon Ban prohibited semi and fully automatic weapons and any weapon with military style characteristics. California Senator, Dianne Feinstein, is leading the charge in the American government to pass a bill that will limit the capacity of ammunition in a magazine and ban assault weapons that are too dangerous for public use. It is time for the American government to act swiftly and

  • Agenda Setting Paper: Assault Weapon Bans

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    Introduction: What is considered an Assault Weapon There are many views about gun control especially when referring to assault weapons. People are both for it and against it. When first hearing “Assault Weapon Man”, many different images filter through one’s mind on what an assault weapon looks like and how to differentiate between an assault weapon and a regular handgun. There is still no consistent definition for an assault weapon. The only definitions that are out there are the ones found in laws

  • Gun Control Rights

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    the ownership of certain weapons should be banned. Works Cited "DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA v. HELLER." DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA v. HELLER. Cornell University Law School, 18 Mar. 2008. Web. 19 Apr. 2014. Feinstein, Dianne. "United States Senator Dianne Feinstein." Assault Weapons Ban Summary. Dianne Feinstein, n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2013. "H.R. 1025 (103rd): Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act." GovTrack.us. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2014. Kimberlin, Joanne. "Open vs. Concealed Carry: What's the Difference

  • Gun Control Controls Nothing

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    shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut last December, California Senator, Dianne Feinstein, drafted a bill to potentially ban the sale, transfer, manufacturing, and importation of assault rifles. This bill includes a ban on semiautomatic rifles, pistols, shotguns, and handguns. Additionally, it bans 157 other specifically-named firearms and certain ammunition feeding devices (Feinstein). Excluded from this ban are registered weapons at the date of the bill’s enactment and assault

  • Should Assault Weapons Be Banned

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    Salvatore Ra Works Cited Alters, Sandra M. "Statement of Senator Dianne Feinstein on the Assault Weapons Ban." Gun Control: Restricting Rights or Protecting People?, 2009 ed., Gale, 2009. Information Plus Reference Series. Opposing Viewpoints in Context, link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/EJ3020690312/OVIC?u=will11665&xid=eb5848dc. Accessed 10 Feb. 2017. Alters, Sandra M. "Statement of Senator Dianne Feinstein on the Assault Weapons Ban." Gun Control: Restricting Rights or Protecting People

  • Examples Of Torture In The Crucible

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    The Line Between Right and Wrong Draws Thin; Torture in Modern America and how it is reflected in The Crucible The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, portrayed a reimagined version of the Salem Witch Trials. The trials took place in 1692 when a group of girls accused innocent women of being witches in order to save themselves from punishment. As the accusations escalated, a court was erected to determine whether or not the suspects were truly guilty. Allegations were made against two hundred people

  • America Needs Gun Control

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    When looking at all of the important issues of today’s society, one of the most neglected issues revolves around guns. Guns serve two different purposes: to defend and to kill. Even though I’ve been on this Earth for only 21 years, I’ve become keen and have taken an interest in the study of guns and how they pose more problems in society than any other issue. My interest all started around the time of the Columbine shooting in Colorado and how society has taken steps since that point in history.

  • Ray Lewis Career In Professional Football

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    Michael Vick, O.J. Simpson, and Ray Lewis’, infamous stories of crime made the news, and were obsessed over by Americans. David Greene for National Public Radio’s The Morning Edition explained that despite the role that Lewis played in a double murder case, Lewis’ career in the NFL was unchanged, and Lewis continued to play football for over a decade. Often, there are few consequences for NFL players who commit crimes, or moral infractions, and at times, their actions are rewarded with publicity

  • A Career In Special Education

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    Teachers “No Child Left Behind requires states and school districts to ensure that all students are learning and are reaching their highest potential. Special education students should not be left out of these accountability mechanisms” (Dianne Feinstein). Dianne Feinstein is an American politician, mayor and senator who has had an impact on the special education program in schools in which one she was named after. Special education students are often misunderstood by many, but in reality they are just

  • Immigrant Fatalities on the Mexican-American Border

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    This shows that the deaths of immigrants here is nothing new. “Most assuredly, others had died before. As long as... ... middle of paper ... ...de. 11th ed. Ed. Laurie G. Kirszner and Stephen R. Mandell. New York: Bedford, 2010. 650-52. Feinstein, Dianne. “Statement in Support of Comprehensive Immigration Reform.” Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide. 11th ed. Ed. Laurie G. Kirszner and Stephen R. Mandell. New York: Bedford, 2010. 655-62. Gamboa, Erasmo, and Kevin Leonard

  • Drones In Society Essay

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    Increase of Drones in Today’s Society Drones in today’s society have been used in an act of war and have become one of the major parts in our military. Drones have been a big issue that we see on the news how they deal with issues we face, and by doing it without sending a man to risk his/her life on the battlefield. As this seems like a good idea, drones are better due to the fact that they are machines, and that it requires less man power then sending troops on the ground to do the task at hand

  • The Pros And Cons Of Video Games

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    video game industries to not glorify firearms and artilleries in the stir of past mass shootings. Dianne Feinstein, Democratic senator in California, stated if the industries are not taking action and attempting to resolve these issues, Congress is ready solve matters in their own hands. “If Sandy Hook doesn 't do it ... then maybe we have to proceed, but that is in the future” (Wrigley). Feinstein is ready to incorporate her thoughts, opinions, and declaration to address this issue in Congress with