This article is about a young boy named Jihad Hamad. He was walking home, doing no harm when he was shot in the neck and shoulder. Ahmad holds American citizenship. It shows that some Israelis view Palestinian kids as targets. The Israeli soldiers were not In any danger that would need the use of live ammunition. What do you think should happen to the solider that shot Hamad? What are your thoughts on this?
Over the last two years, Civics classes from across Toronto, Ontario and Canada have been treated to a wealth of excitement and resources through municipal, provincial and federal campaigns, debates and elections.
I think it's great that students are getting more involved in the world around us because it is a big thing. Do you think it's a good idea that more students are talking and discussing political issues?
Dwayne Giles wanted to reverse his sentence because he was not able to confront the witness against him. He shot and killed her, but his argument will probably hold up in court. His 6th amendment rights are being protected.
I don't think they should of been arrested. When asked to leave the sidewalk I front of the hospital they did and went across the street. They didn't do anything wrong. They had a right to be at the hospital, they were also just doing their job. What are your thoughts on this?
Do you think there should be a buffer zone that singles out people who are pro-life and those who discriminate against them? Some people have a reason to go to abortion clinics, such as if they have been raped. So there should be someone standing outside telling they shouldn't do what they didn't mean to happen. For the other people, we should find a different way for them to not have an abortion.
Field Guide to Federalism...Mr. Sandoval, his 9th grade students, CUP, and CUP teaching artist Stephen Fiehn set out to experience what federalism looks like first-hand. The group started small by looking for signs of the government in their wallets. Then, they took to the streets looking for evidence of city, state, and federal government involvement in Bushwick. And finally, they interviewed a bodeguero, a liquor store owner, a bank manager, and Army recruiter to understand the role of the government in local businesses and institutions.
This article is about South Korea targeting U.S. advanced technology and using it in their weapon programs that foreign policy has learned. some examples of the weapons are torpedoes, multiple-launch rocket system, and anti-ship missiles. The U.S. is starting to concern about the resemblance they bear to American weapons. What actions should the U.S. take to keep this from preventing?
Salon Minimum wage: States not waiting for Congress Hawaii News Now Hawaii's state legislature approved a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour over the next few years.
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this article is about Obama giving advice to states to raise the minimum wage before Congress sets it, because who knows how long it will take. Do you think states should take Obamas advice and raise the minimum wage on their own or wait for Congress? Or should states wait so it is fair For everyone?
Sky News Australia - Facebook Voting Begins On Issues Including Instagram, Email Privacy And The ...Huffington Post - SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc opened the polls on Monday for its roughly 1 billion users to vote on a variety of changes to the...
Persoanlly I don't like how much they keep changing Facebook, it is getting overwhelming. There is a lot more you can do then you should be able to. Do you think Facebook users should be able to vote on govern policies on Facebook?
This article is about how Obama wants to raise federal employee pay by one percent. People believe that ine percent is not right and should be higher. Some say the 1 percent increase would not be enough to compensate for those sacrifices.
Do you think it should only be one percent or should it be higher?
WND.comSchool: No 1st Amendment here! When “Survivors,” as they refer to themselves, fan out across the country, making stops at over 200 public high schools each year, they are trained to know their First Amendment rights, and how to obey the...
I don't think they should of been arrested. Just like the joggers and walkers, they had a right to be on that sidewalk. they knew their first amendment rights and we abiding by them. Do you think they should of been arrested?
The Department of Justice had a historic opportunity to say that since the people of these states had spoken, as long as what happens in Colorado stays in Colorado, they wouldn't make a federal case out of it.
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Marijuana has been a huge topic in the world. It's good to see it trying to be solved. Someone needs to a consensus and get it set in stone. Do you think marijuana should be legalized?
The government’s ambition to turn around the lives of 120,000 "troubled families" is on track at its half way stage, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles said today (25 November 2013). New figures from the Department for Communities and Local Go...
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