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Utah Sex Assault and Domestic Violence Mobile App

Utah Sex Assault and Domestic Violence Mobile App

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The overwhelming majority of sexual assault victims stay silent about what has happened to them. A study of women in Utah found that 39.6 percent reported experiencing physical violence, rape, and/or stalking. Utah has a population of over ...
Stop and Frisks and the Decline of Crime in New York

Stop and Frisks and the Decline of Crime in New York

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The New York Police Department (NYPD) announced that the city experienced an all-time low in crime for the first quarter of this year. Compared to the first quarter of last year, total crimes dropped 7.3 percent.  Overall crime for the...
NHTSA Releases Truck Accident Stats Early

NHTSA Releases Truck Accident Stats Early

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released their preliminary data for accidents involving large trucks, semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, and buses. Every year the NHTSA releases various reports and statistics rega...
Florida Legislators Try to Ban Assault Rifles

Florida Legislators Try to Ban Assault Rifles

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The AR-15 assault rifle has become one of the most controversial figures in modern American politics. Many that are pro-gun control want the AR-15 and all other assault rifles banned completely. The argument is that mass shootings will be m...
Ethics in 2019

Ethics in 2019

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Public Discourse “If It Bleeds, It Leads” The media is not what it once was. Gone are the days when neighbors and families gathered around a tv screen at home, the local diner, or bar to hear breaking news or catch up on recent...
Ohio Violent Offender Registry

Ohio Violent Offender Registry

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In 2016, Sierah Catherine Joughin, a junior at the University of Toledo, was kidnapped and murdered by a repeat violent offender. The Ohio legislature implemented a new law this year that would force violent offenders like the one that kill...
Florida May Pass Strict Distracted Driving Laws

Florida May Pass Strict Distracted Driving Laws

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Cellphones and other electronic devices have become a staple in our daily lives. The majority of the time these instruments help us navigate the world around us. However, many people use their electronic devices recklessly while they’...
Texas Bill for Higher Concentration Cannabis

Texas Bill for Higher Concentration Cannabis

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There are currently several bills in the Texas House of Representatives that are seeking to expand Texas’ Compassionate Use Act (CUA) which allows for people with intractable epilepsy to be prescribed medical marijuana. There are also...
New Florida Bill Might Make Fighting Insurance Companies Harder

New Florida Bill Might Make Fighting Insurance Companies Harder

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If your home has been damaged or destroyed, the last thing you want to do is deal with your insurance company. Insurance companies often drag out the claims process and try to avoid compensating you for your damages. Florida law actually pr...
Colorado May Soon Allow Marijuana Clubs

Colorado May Soon Allow Marijuana Clubs

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Marijuana is often thought of as a social drug similar to alcohol. Most states that have legalized the drug have relegated its usage to the privacy of ones home. Public consumption is generally prohibited in legal states. Since the federal ...
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