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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

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    Gun Control Laws Will Increase Violence

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    middle of paper ... ...revent future mass shootings. Works Cited Dao, James. "Aurora Gunman’s Arsenal: Shotgun, Semiautomatic Rifle And, at the End, a Pistol." Www.nytimes.com. N.p., 23 July 2012. Web. Feinstein, Diane. "Assault Weapons Ban of 2013." United States Senator Dianne Feinstein. N.p., n.d. Web. Good, Chris. "The Case Against Gun Background Checks." ABC News. ABC News Network, 10 Apr. 2013. Web. Levenson, Michael. "In Wake of Newtown Massacre, Mass. Panel Recommends That State Gun

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    Assault Weapon Ban

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    The issues around assault weapons really became a primary focus after the mass shooting in Stockton, California. In January 17, 1989 a man named Patrick Purdy armed with an AK-47 assault type weapon, walked onto a school yard and start shooting. He fired over 100 rounds in less than three minutes. He killed five children, wounded thirty others, and then turned the gun on himself and killed himself. This even shocked so many Americans and put the United States in a state of frenzy. This event helped

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    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

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    With the revelations of Edward Snowden about the massive amount of government surveillance of individuals worldwide, and the almost endless amount of news stories regarding the lack of privacy on the internet, the issue of data mining by the government and private businesses is of increasing concern to Americans. Many agencies of the government, including President Obama have defended the collection of phone records and Internet use data by stating that these efforts are key to the global fight against

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    (as well as in the previous World Trade Center bombing) are thought to have entered the United States on student visas, the relative freedom of international students to study here may soon be restricted. In the wake of the attacks, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California) called for a six-month moratorium on student visas, a proposal that was subsequently dropped under strong pressure from representatives of U.S. universities. Yet the international student visa process remains under strict scrutiny

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    of announcement of assassinations, "As president of the Board of Supervisors it is my duty to make this announcement . . . Both Mayor Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk have been shot and killed. The suspect . . . is Supervisor Dan White.", Dianne Feinstein.] (Epstein & Schmiechen, 1984). Dan White abruptly and severely altered the success of the civil rights movement occurring in the most liberal city of its time. Richard DeLeon states this in his book, Left Coast City: Progressive Politics of

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    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

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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

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    Many always seem to highlight the struggles of the African American Society, Women’s Rights, etc. But what ever happened with the LGBT Community and the struggle to find a cure for AIDs? In 1981, the AIDs epidemic was definitely starting to increase in the United States and no one wanted to speak out at first. People were humiliated to speak out about AIDs because homosexuality was fully unacceptable in that point in society. Cleve Jones took a stand for the LGBT community and the prevention of AIDs

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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

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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

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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

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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

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    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

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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

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    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

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    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

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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

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    millions of immigrants to illegally cross the border. In Statement in Support of Comprehensive Immigration Reform, Dianne Feinstein, a California Senator who sits on the subcommittee for Immigration, Border Control, and Citizenship talks about how the tunnels that have “large-scale smuggling of drugs, weapons, and immigrants” is not illegal (Kirszner and Mandell 656). In addition, Feinstein supports stronger border control so “legal immigration is able to be handled in a more prompt manner” (657). She

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