No Common Sense in Gun Control Stephen L. Kono Park University First Year Writing Seminar II: Academic Research and Writing EN 106 Mrs. Regina C. Muir October 11, 2013 Abstract Gun control advocates insist that increased gun control will lower the soaring crime rates of the early 70's. Gun violence is a big problem in the United States and should be reduced. Gun Control Act of 1968, did very little to lower the number of crimes committed by the use of firearms. Gun control in American history started back in 1775 and was the precursor to the American Revolution and our constitutional rights. One of the major points against gun control is the violation of your second amendment rights, you have the right to keep and bear arms for personal protection.
Unit 5 Assignment Breach of contract LS311-03 Business Law Lisa Schwartz September 25, 2012 Unit 5 Assignment Case Study Read the following news story at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/11/04/charlize-theron-settles-2_n_140920.html , involving a breach of contract. For this assignment, answer the following questions based on the above news story: Breach of Contract: is the non-performance of a contractual duty (Miller &Jentz, 2008). Charlize Theron allegedly breached her contract by wearing a Christian Dior watch during a press event. The contract stated that during the time frame of October 2005 through December 2006 Charlize would only wear Raymond Weil watches. Raymond weil contract was that Charlize was to use the photographs
10 Steps of Critical Thinking Name Course School What are the issues and conclusions? The memo (R. Fabowlus, personal communication, January 30, 2014) regards whether the union SAG-AFTRA should support Eugenia Glover publicly in a lawsuit that she filed against FOX News for interfering with her ability to work, and also for wrongful termination against Al Jazeera America (AJAM). Browne & Keeley (2012) explain that sometimes the author of a document will mention the issue during their introduction or even in the title of the writing. In the case of the memo, not only does Fabowlus’ (2014) phrase, “You wanted to know if the union should publicly support the union member in publicizing their legal case(s)” state the issue in her introduction, but she also restates and alludes to it repeatedly throughout the document. The conclusion of the memo is also stated plainly at the end of the document.
Nicole Grillo ACCT352 April 19, 2012 Fisher vs. University of Texas Abigail Fisher was a high school student who in 2008 applied and was rejected from the University of Texas. Fisher sued on the basis that her Equal Protection Clause under the Fourteenth Amendment was violated due to the race conscious admissions policy that the University of Texas upholds. This case involves two parties, the student, Abigail Fisher who was the petitioner, and the University and Texas (et al.) who were the respondents. Abigail Fisher wants the policies of the University of Texas to change in order to ensure they are more racially neutral or more narrowly tailored dealing with racial diversity.
Essay 1 Adriannia Bowman Hum112- World Cultures II Strayer University Professor February 8, 2013 Adriannia Bowman Assignment 1 Week 4 February 8, 2013 Essay 1 When reading Candide by Voltaire I was slightly intrigued to read further into the story. The ending in the readings from the text book definitely surprised me, for someone who basically had gone through hell and back to have such a positive and optimistic outlook on life is to me either extremely courageous and wise or extremely foolish. In the beginning of the selection in our text book it beings by a giant earthquake and officials from the University of Coimbra that they were going to do a ceremony or to me an “offering” to try and prevent future earthquakes
Penda Hair’s article titled, Wisconsin’s Anti-Voting Law Heads to Federal Court, was submitted into the Huffington Post September 18th, 2013. This date allows us to better understand the context of the argument considering the time period in which she stated her viewpoints was before the actually decision to implement to Voter ID laws. During this time, the Wisconsin Voter ID law, which requires a state issued identification card in order for one to vote, was not yet implemented into active law. The bill was sent into Federal Court to be further reviewed and then officially reinstated September 15th, 2014. In Hair’s article, she gives a brief background on why the Wisconsin Voter ID law is significant.
Published on October 29 2011 as an editorial by our local new paper The Oregonian. This is a very debatable topic. Myself take stand with allowing other groups/organizations into our high schools. This argument has two main premise which is, counter recruiters are being let into our Portland
May 23rd, 2013 Marcus Lim 14568 Musicmaster Ln. Silver Spring, NC 20974 Congressman Chris Van Hollen Rockville Office 51 Monroe Street, Suite 507 Rockville, MD 20850 Dear Congressman Chris Van Hollen: My name is Seung Lim. I am a student at Paint Branch High School in Montgomery County, Maryland. I do not support the loss of benefits in health insurance for domestic partners. I think that the state is basically forcing people to get married in order to retain benefits.
William Vega English Comp I October 3, 2013 Ban Texting While Driving In the recent days there been quite an uprising in the debate over banning texting while driving. Carolyn McCarthy, a New York Democrat in the House of Representatives, argues that that there should a ban because the dangers that texting while driving brings. In my personal opinion is that there should be a law that bans texting messaging while driving because of all the risks and dangers that involves in it. After reading Carolyn McCarthy’s article, “Should Text Messaging While Driving Be Banned? YES.” I even feel more confident in my opinion that there should be a law that bans texting while driving.
Bush lifted a 1990 executive order by the first President Bush banning offshore drilling, while at the same time calling for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. As of August 2008, however, a 1982 congressional ban is still in place, making Bush's action a symbolic gesture, and now the congressional ban is being debated in terms of both environmental issues and U.S. energy independence. In an almost complete reversal of policy, on July 30, 2008, the U.S. Department of the Interior released a news report saying that the nation's energy situation has dramatically changed in the past year. Secretary of the Interior, Dirk Kempthorne, said, "Areas that were considered too expensive to develop a year ago are no longer necessarily out of reach based on improvements to technology and safety." Kempthorne went on to say that, "The American people and the President want action, and a new initiative (the development of a new oil and natural gas leasing program for the U.S.