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    in the United States (US) is too easy and the laws governing access should be strengthened. Current US gun laws are very permissive, which has led to excessive gun-related violence and deaths. Guns are one of the leading causes of violence in the US at the moment, and access to guns (legally and illegally) is very easy. Currently, there are ~211 million firearms in circulation and 70 million are handguns. (1) Today, there is at least one gun in fifty-percent of households in the United States. In 24

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    Helmet Laws In The United States

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    Helmet laws throughout the U.S. have always created a great deal of controversy. Currently there are two types of helmet laws in the United States; a universal helmet law, which requires all motorcyclists to wear a helmet and partial helmet law that has age requirements. The helmet debate has been a long battle between free-rights organizations and government officials. In 1967, the Highway Safety act created a federal highway safety grant program. Prior to this act, no state in the U.S. had a

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    1) The rule of law, coupled with limited government and open political participation I am going to start by defining what the rule of law is. It is the principle that says that no person or government institution is above the law. Everybody has to obey the law without exception. The rule of law contributes to the economy growth for these aspects. It is important for capitalism. The necessity of long-term agreements and contracts requires the use of law, the law protects both buyers (they will get

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    Divorce Laws in the United States

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    spousal and child support” (The American Bar Association 71). “…till death do us part” is almost always heard at wedding ceremonies. But all too often does this phrase not hold up to its true meaning. Between 1960 and 1999 the divorce rate in the United States tripled (Porterfield vii). Out of all first time marriages, 41% end in divorce (Divorce Rate). According to the Centers for Disease control and Prevention, for every 1,000 people, 6.8 get married and 3.4 of those marriages will end in divorce (Marriage

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    Gun Laws in the United States

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    Gun law in the U.S. is defined by several states and federal statuses. In the U.S., the protection against infringement of the right to keep and bear arms is addressed in the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosive is enforce by the Federal Gun Laws. In today’s society, it is simple that we argue and blame guns for senseless attacks and not the person pulling the trigger of a gun. It’s a question whether people want to follow current gun

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    shootings and 385 were wounded. Gun laws for possession, carrying, acquiring, buying, selling, and distributing will vary from state to state, some may be broader or more limited to existing Federal Gun Laws. Firearm Licensees are subject to the Gun Laws of the state where they are in rather than the state where the firearm permit was issued. In Pennsylvania there is no permit or registration to buy or own a gun. Known as the "gun show loophole," most states do not require background checks for

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    The criminal justice system in the United States is an important structure that can primarily be divided into three central divisions Law Enforcement, Courts, and Corrections each one operates separate from the others and yet coincide with the others as well. The criminal justice system is a global phenomenon, not solely bound within the borders of the United States, not a one shoe fits all; each country has created a form of criminal justice system suited to that country’s needs while allowing for

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    As Americans, we all bear a special responsibility to both uphold and promote the rule of law. This sacred responsibility springs from our unique place in history, and it’s our destiny as a nation. The founding documents of our founding fathers “The Declaration of Independence” and the Constitution. Established for the first time in history a government not made up of man men but of laws. Our founding fathers breathed life into an idea which caused men to rejoice and despots to fall. It is the force

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    on race was known to Americans as the Jim Crow laws. These laws consisted of many rules and regulations, separating whites from blacks with the claims of separate but equal treatment. Although the laws claimed to be equal, blacks always seemed to end up with the short end of the stick. With the discrimination, unjustified lynching, unfair segregation and the violations their of civil rights, I’d say being an African American during the Jim Crow laws was no walk in the park. According to author Dr

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    Firearms Control Laws in the United States

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    debates take place right after a national tragedy occurs. The United States already has background checks performed on people who are seeking to buy guns from gun stores. Despite the restrictions that are already set in place, terrible shootings continue to occur. People are deeply saddened and outraged at all of the gun violence, but people still find room to argue against taking action: “If roads were collapsing all across the United States, killing dozens of drivers, we would surely see that as a

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