The major centers of gambling such as Las Vegas and Atlantic City have shown little growth. The expansion of Native American casinos and the emerge of online gaming are factors to the decline in growth. Now casinos fell the need to sped more and more to entice more gamblers. For many years Nevada was the only state in which casinos where allowed. Nevada still retains its status as the state with highest revenues from casinos, with revenues reaching $10.3 billion in 2004.
• 2nd piece of evidence was that there were no evidence to a spurge or crime rate. Two criminologists, at the end of the decade reviewed the available crime statistics, and what they could conclude was there was no crime wave but a small increase. There are four primary sources of crimes committed with transporting alcohol during prohibition. These primary sources were written in newspaper articles or court case files and testimonies taken during trial. The argument is against those who committed theses crimes, they knew what they were doing was wrong and instead they continued to break the law.
After the creation of MADD in 1980 and a combination of other activist groups, drunk driving fatalities are down 40%. (Cornelison.2006.) But it took time for MADD and other groups such as RID (Remove Intoxicated Drivers), to fully become organized, put faces with the statistics and to be heard by the people who could really make a difference, the public and our government leaders, the people in power. The statistics on drunk driving
Because they don’t deter crime as advertised. Between the years of 1980 to 2009 the number of adults under correctional supervision jumped from under two million to over seven million (Glaze, 2009). This overwhelms our prion systems with overcrowding and our state and federal budgets without a significant decline in crime. If all states decided to fully adopt the federal truth-in-sentencing laws and eliminate the parole system altogether then it would burst an already swelling prison population system. One argument is that if the parole system was ended then violent offenders release would not be contested but be automatic at the end of a set period of time (Butterfield, 1999).
Dear congressman, I am writing to your regarding the gambling age in California. The issue with it is that it is 18 years old in the rare Indian casinos that don’t serve alcohol on the floor of the casino. Most casinos serve booze on the floor because it is a big money maker for them as well as the fact that the booze they have sometimes inclines people to bet more and stay longer. I agree that this mindset is not moral, but it is how they run things. My issue is that we should be able to go gamble regardless of drinking ago because at 18 we are legally adults and can go to prison and go to war.
That's because anti-gun laws don't affect criminals, who ignore the laws. Government studies prove it, finding that most criminals get guns through theft or the black market, where gun laws have no effect. Wayne Lapierre. Chief Executive Officer, National Rifle Association states” The 20,000 anti-gun laws already on the books in states, cities, and towns throughout the U.S. too often disarm innocent victims. That's one reason why violent crime is often highest in places with the toughest anti-gun laws.
Their solution is wrong, as laws will still be broken and people 20 years, 364 days and younger will continue to consume alcohol. The answer to the problem of underage drinking is not to add more restrictions. Rather, it is simple: get rid of the "underage" part. A study printed in the Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education has found that the lower drinking age has not really posed a problem for underage drinkers (96). This study also found that only 1.5% of their sample (6 students) agreed that the availability of alcohol was presenting a problem for them and their drinking habits (College Health Survey 96).
For most age groups, marijuana usage statistics are similar between the Dutch and the Americans. For teenagers specifically, usage rates are much lower in the Netherlands (Fromberg, 113-124). By prohibiting and prosecuting marijuana usage, The United States wastes and forgoes billions of dollars a year. The money is wasted attempting in vain to stop people from using a substance that is not addictive, not detrimental to cognitive performance, and, unlike alcohol, not a catalyst of car accidents. Furthermore, the example of the Netherlands shows that there exists no correlation between legalization and increased usage.
Although marijuana does indeed have some harmful effects, it is no more harmful than legal substances like alcohol and tobacco. A research by the British Medical Association shows that nicotine is far more addictive than cannabis. In addition, the consumption of alcohol and the smoking of cigarettes cause more deaths per year than does the use of cannabis. The legalization of marijuana will remove an anomaly in the law whereby substances that are more dangerous than marijuana are legal whilst the possession and use of marijuana remains illegal. A Kaiser Permanente Center survey found that people who smoke marijuana-only on a daily basis have a 19% higher rate of respiratory complaints than non-smokers.
The government’s most recent drug survey, the 2005 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, “over 800,000 adolescents ages 12-17 sold illegal drugs during the previous 12 months preceding.” (NSDUH). Marijuana has damaged and brought chaos to lives of many young Americans. Medically, it is not addictive, but some people say that they begin to form a habit, and it becomes a psychological, rather than physical, addiction. Although marijuana is less harmful than other substances that are legal, chances are that if more people smoked marijuana because it became legal, there would be an increase in health problems. A study was done by the DEA in 2004 in which 19.1 million Americans aged 12 or older used illicit drugs in the 30 days prior to the study.