• A Country Split In Half
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    There has never been an issue which caused more disputes and conflicts within our country, than abortion. We can all agree that abortion is an incredibly complex issue. The opinion of the American people is also a lot more complex than "pro life" or "pro choice." According to one poll that was conducted by a Christian organization, seventy-five percent of Americans believe in "pro life" theory. According to another poll, which was conducted by a state medical board, concluded that the majority o...
  • Sheep Cloning Human Ban Experiments
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    Successful clone of adult sheep born; clone named "Dolly" after the famous country singer February 23, 1997 Scientists at the Roslin Institute in Scotland announce the birth of "Dolly" March 1997 Following the announcement of "Dolly," President Clinton issues a moratorium that bans the use of federal funds for any project involving human cloning; asks the newly appointed National Bioethics Advisory Board to address the ethical and legal issues surrounding human cloning within three months August...
  • Cloning Human Cells Research
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    HUMAN CLONING IS A MISTAKE? In an article, ! SS Journal says human cloning research ban would be misguided!" , Senior Medical Correspondent Dan Rutz and Reuters point out that if the government passed the bill on banning human cloning research, it would be a mistake. They argued that since experiments on animals have improved human! |s lives tremendously, including some new medical findings; by researching on our own genes, we would know even more about humans! | bodies, and might even be able t...
  • Smoking Should Be Banned In Public Places
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    Do you mind people smoking around you in public places? According to the pro-smoking group Air Initiative 7 in 10 of you do. Do you think it is fair to discriminate against smokers, forcing them to stand outside and smoke? On the other hand is it fair that non-smokers should have to inhale second hand smoke which can dame their health? (Do you support this ban or do you oppose it? ) Personally I oppose it as I believe that non-smokers shouldn't be subjected to a smoky environment on a night out....
  • Tobacco Advertising Consumption Ban Smoking
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    Introduction To say that tobacco advertising stimulates tobacco sales may seem a simple and moderate statement. In reality, tobacco control activists often meet serious opposition in defending this fact. Achieving the restriction or banning of tobacco advertising is one of the fiercest battles to face. Tobacco lobbyists usually assert that advertising does not increase the overall quantity of tobacco sold. Rather, the tobacco industry maintains that advertising merely enhances the market share o...
  • Nih Limits Scientists Outside Work
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    NIH Limits Scientists' Outside Work The National Institute of Health (NIH), is an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services and is one of the world's most well known research centers. The NIH web site states " its mission is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability." However, on Tuesday, allegations towards the disruption of ...
  • Banning Smoking Customers Businesses Ban
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    In today's environment many suffer illnesses from pollution, and second hand smoke, and they seek for cleaner air. About five years ago, the health department was successful in banning smoking in public places and smokers needed to go outside unless companies set-up a designated area for smoking. Now, in Pierce County, smoking is banned in all public places such as restaurants, bars, casinos, hotels and taverns. This has caused an up roar with the business owners losing customers and money becau...
  • Analyzing The Trade Dispute Of Hormone Treated Beef
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    Analyzing the Trade Dispute of Hormone-treated Beef John For ys As technology progresses, many issues arise about ethics, between progress and the repercussions society faces from that progress. In 1989, a trade conflict arose, that not only affected the economies of the world, but also arose health issues, that were neglected by the law as well as the World Trade Organization. The trade conflict that I am referring to is Europe's ban of hormone-treated beef and the World Trade Organization ruli...
  • Is It Right To Clone Humans
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    After reading an essay entitled Is it right to clone a human, I felt like I should give some information along with a more realistic view on the topic. This essay, written by Charlie Cho, is about the new technology of cloning and gives a lot of misconceptions as reasons to ban its research and future use forever. The essay makes many clear points as to why we should ban cloning. Cho states that we would be unable to decide whom these people belong to and if we use them for organ donation, what ...
  • Major League Baseball Holders As A Matter Of Fact
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    In early May 2002, a ban that the management of Major League Baseballs's seattle Mariners imposed requiring non-admittance of any fan wearing a tee shirt saying, "Yankees Suck" was finally lifted. Telling the Seattle Mariner fans that the word "suck" was offensive and had no place in a family atmosphere, was out of line to many. The backlash from the fans was overwhelming to the point that Mariners management had no choice but to lift the ban. The ban caused three major backlashes: It angered se...
  • Ban On Smoking In Public Places
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    Smoking ban in public places has been a hot issue these last months not only in Malta but also in various countries who are discussing the effects a ban would have. There have been several debates on smoking ban. Even though the harmful effects of smoking, both active and passive, are well known and undeniable smoking is far from being in decline; it is spreading among young people in particular quickly. Most controversial debate is going on public smoking ban. The reason is simple, smoking ban ...
  • Gun Control Ban Congress Assault
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    Gun Control vs. Gun Rights The second amendment states " The right of the people to keep and bear arms." What does that mean to us, basically and person in the United States is allowed to own and keep a fire arm in house. Gun control advocates believe that right does not extend to ownership of military-style firearms that are otherwise known as assault weapons. To curb gun-related violence certain checks are made, such as mandatory child safety locks, background checks on those wishing to purcha...
  • Net Bans Florida Nets Fish
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    In July of 1995, Florida put into effect a new law banning the use of gill nets in all inshore water of Florida. The law contained two significant provisions: 1) some non-gill nets would be allowed, but maximum size would now be limited to 500 square feet; and 2) unemployment compensation would be available to affected netters through a 20 million dollar fund set aside to purchase the nets that would be made obsolete (Stearns, par. 5). This ban on nets has led to a dramatic comeback for a variet...
  • Smokers Have Right Secondhand Smoke
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    In 1998, Drew Carey held a sit-in because of the smoking ban in the California bars. Even though Drew is not a smoker, he smoked that night and called the ban stupid. Three years ago, California enacted a state law that forbade smoking in bars and other work areas for the sake of the employees. Drew felt "It should be up to each bar owner and patron to decide if they want to smoke or not. Drew Carey was not cited by police for the incident, but the owner, Irwin Held, was. Held said, "It's smoki...
  • Hunted Whales Japan Whaling Nickerson
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    The Debate of Their Lives Many people enjoy hunting because it is relaxing, fun or also a means of survival. Through out the years, though, hunting has become a dangerous event for has been around for centuries and has almost brought about the extinction many species of whales (Whaling 2). Many countries have hunted whales in the past but now there are only a few whaling countries, one being Japan (Lemonick 42). Japan, disregarding the ban, are now hunting minke whales because they feel there is...
  • Harry Potter Ban Time School
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    I will be doing my final project on the subject of should Harry Potter books be ban from schools. That being school required reading lists and also the school libraries. I will be taking the stand of 'no', this series of books should in no way be ban from schools. I will be conducting field interviews via a camcorder. My subjects will be people from all walks off life: children, young adults, and adults. I will be going everywhere from the heart of these institutions where I can reach the stude...
  • Human Cloning Reproductive Ban Animals
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    "A total ban should be placed on human reproductive cloning aimed at creating a child." This comment is backed by a National Academies' report that considered only the scientific and medical aspects of this emotional and controversial issue. Based on experience with reproductive cloning in animals, the report concluded that human reproductive cloning would be dangerous both for the woman and the newborn and would more than likely fail. The study panel did not address the issue of whether human r...
  • Gun Control Possession Of Handguns
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    Is Gun Control Really an Important Issue? When the Harris Poll asked an opened question, only one percent thought gun control was important, although that one percent is the two most important issues for the government to address since guns are associated with crime / violence . How many people die from firearms, and what are the age ranges? In 1994, among children ages 1-4 years, homicide was the fourth leading cause of death, among children ages 5-14 years of age; homicide was the third leadin...
  • Confederate Flag Wear Ban Heritage
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    Stars and Bars, heritage or hatred I believe banning the confederate flag is a violation of freedom of speech. People have the right to have their own beliefs. I understand both sides on this, but for some people the confederate flag stands for a part of their heritage. Some wear the flag promoting being born and raised in the south, not because the south had slavery. There is no real explanation for wanting to ban the flag except school officials bring their own beliefs into the decision. How c...
  • Help Stop Human Cloning
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    Your help is needed right now to pressure the U. S. Senate to pass the Brownback ban on human cloning. Recent news reports of scientists trying to create human babies through the process of cloning have driven home the need to enact a ban on human cloning as soon as possible. Already, the U. S. House of Representatives has passed a bill prohibiting human cloning for any purpose. However, a similar bill has encountered fierce resistance in the Senate. Not only is Senate Majority Leader Tom Dasch...