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Kentucky's Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

Kentucky's Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
A federal judge declared that Kentucky's refusal to recognize legal out-of-state same-sex marriages is unconstitutional, but stopped short of establishing marriage equality in the state.

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Kelsey Von Berge's insight:

I think it's great that people stood up and challenged the ban on same sex marriage in Kentucky.  They ended up ruling it as unconstitutional , which probably angered some but delighted others.  I don't think it was a fair law to start with, so I'm not surprised that it is unconstitutiomal. 

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Yesenia Gibson's comment, February 17, 2014 1:23 PM
I agree with Kelsey, it's great that they were able to stand up for that right because I personally don't believe it should have ever been questioned. Ruling it as unconstitutional was a good decision so then people can have those rights, even if it's not looked upon as being good by everyone.
Madisen Schimek's comment, February 26, 2014 10:07 PM
I think it's great that they stood up to them! People should speak up more like that, people will be heard!
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How to Tell a Democrat from a Republican

How to Tell a Democrat from a Republican | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
Ken Starr and Juanita Broaddrick Must Face Less-Than-Favorable Lie Detector Results

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This is a pretty good comparison of the two parties. Sometimes things can be sort of similar between them so it's nice to know the differences between them. 

 

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jclark's curator insight, April 23, 2013 11:29 AM

This is a Great comparison between the Democrats and Republicans, it presents a pretty great neutral point of view as well.

Madisen Schimek's comment, March 24, 2014 12:09 AM
I think this is interesting,and very useful. Nice to know some differences.
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Why Voting is Important

Why Voting is Important | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it

http://theturbulencetraining.com/why-voting-is-important.html Democracy is believed to be the best form of government in the world. There are many factors due to which we consider democracy effective for the progress of a nation. Apart from equal opportunities, irrespective of caste or religion and the useful rights, the fundamental right of voting is an...


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I think voting is a very important part of being a citizen in the United  States. It gives you an opportunity to give your opinion in the government. 

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Fracking's Terrifying Water Usage Trends Spell Disaster | CommonDreams.org

Fracking's Terrifying Water Usage Trends Spell Disaster | CommonDreams.org | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it

The irony of fracking: It destroys the natural resource it needs most. The tragedy for those living nearby fracking operations: That natural resource is the fresh—and increasingly scarce—water supply on which they, too, depend.

 

And not only does fracking—or hydraulic fracturing—demand enormous amounts of fresh water no matter where it takes places, a troubling new study released Wednesday found that a majority of places where the controversial drilling technique is most prevalent are the same regions where less and less water is available.

 

Overlay the regions where most of the fracking is being done in North American with the places experiencing the most troubling and persistent water resource problems and the resulting picture becomes an alarm bell as politicians and the fossil fuel industry continue to push fracking expansion as the savior for the U.S. and Canada's energy woes.

 

According to the report, Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Stress: Water Demand by the Numbers (pdf), produced by the non-profit Ceres investor network, much of the oil and gas fracking activity in both the U.S. and Canada is happening in "arid, water stressed regions, creating significant long-term water sourcing risks" that will strongly and negatively impact the local ecosystem, communities, and people living nearby.

 

“Hydraulic fracturing is increasing competitive pressures for water in some of the country’s most water-stressed and drought-ridden regions,” said Ceres President Mindy Lubber, in announcing Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Stress: Water Demand by the Numbers. “Barring stiffer water-use regulations and improved on-the-ground practices, the industry’s water needs in many regions are on a collision course with other water users, especially agriculture and municipal water use."

 

Richard Heinberg, senior fellow of the California-based Post Carbon Institute and author of a recent book on the "false promise" of the fracking industry, says the irony of the study's findings "would be delicious if it weren't so terrifying."

 

"Nationally," according to Heinberg, "only about 50 percent of fracking wastewater is recycled. Billions of gallons of freshwater are still taken from rivers, streams, and wells annually for this purpose, and—after being irremediably polluted—this water usually ends up being injected into deep disposal wells. That means it is no longer available to the hydrological cycle that sustains all terrestrial life."

 

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Fracking is used to collect natural gas from our own soil, but what's the point of being natural when you are wasting so much water. This graph really shows the harmful usages of water around the US and goes to show that maybe fracking isn't the best option.

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, February 9, 2014 3:08 PM

The loss of healthy, pure water and even basic water sources for all purposes is a major concern with fracking and tar sand oil and gas sources.

Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, February 22, 2014 4:26 PM

Fracking is destroying the one thing we need most, water. Why is this so inconceivable for those who are in favor of it? Will we be in time to show them the error of their ways?

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375 Days Later, Michele Bachmann's Failed Presidential Campaign Still Hasn't Paid Her Staff in Full

375 Days Later, Michele Bachmann's Failed Presidential Campaign Still Hasn't Paid Her Staff in Full | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
Salon reports that staffers from Rep. Michele Bachmann’s (R-MN) failed presidential campaign last year have not received the full amount of money they’re owed.

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During campaigns, candidates spend a ton of money and use a variety of people to help them be elected president.  I'my sure there was a ton of money and hard work put into Bachmann's candidacy.  When you don't win, it's a huge bummer to see all of that go to waste. I think it's really bad that the workers of her party haven't been paid yet, considering they worked so hard.

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Maureen Disque's comment, March 6, 2014 3:27 PM
I wonder if after a year if she has paid her staff yet?
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How Political Campaigns Can Turn Social Media Support Into Votes - Mashable

How Political Campaigns Can Turn Social Media Support Into Votes - Mashable | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
How Political Campaigns Can Turn Social Media Support Into VotesMashableDuring the last presidential election, the use of social media in political campaigns was revolutionized.

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I think it's pretty awesome that candidates are making use of the rise in technology and social networking websites. There are so many people on twitter, Facebook, etc and they can definitely gain some votes by campaigning on these websites.

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Alex Salazar's curator insight, March 13, 2014 1:03 PM

This is an interesting article that discusses how campaigns and campaigners are using social media to garner votes

Benton Blank's comment, March 15, 2014 11:39 PM
I agree, switching to more effectively use social media has been one of the best moves political candidates game made in a long time. I like how the article focused on how having a strong presence in social media can attract supporters online, who have the potential to become offline volunteers who can then post on behalf of their candidate and draw more supporters who can do the same. I think it is social media is a great asset to politicians because it has the ability to spread their influence and allow them to amass even more supporters, donors, and volunteers which can only benefit them.
Luke French's comment, March 16, 2014 2:20 PM
I think this is a pretty cool idea. It saves money for everyone in the long run, and it allows campaigns to become more widespread. It just shows how quickly and how far technology is advancing.
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Casey Anthony, in Disguise, Takes the Fifth. 5th Amendment

Casey Anthony, in Disguise, Takes the Fifth. 5th Amendment | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it

Casey Anthony took the 5th on every question asked about the murder trial. They had to allow Casey the rights to the 5th amendment and didnt have to testify against herself. This was a legal and smart plan by Casey Anthony which the court had to go by because of the Bill of Rights.


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Although the 5th amendment is something we need to follow and what governments have to proceed with, it really hurts in a case like this. Casey Anthony was all over the news and the fingers were pointing towards her for the murder by many people.  She chose to remain silent, making her seem more guilty, but also making the case harder to decide... Maybe that's why she turned out to be not guilty somehow.

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Matthew hintz's curator insight, April 28, 2014 9:47 AM

She may not have done anything wrong and she may have done something wrong. But by the 5th amendment she couldn't be tried again because she was tried a couple times before this one. The other times make it so she shouldnt be tried again. 

Brian Bertram's comment, May 3, 2014 10:03 AM
She could be tried again but not under the same crime. If she has been tried several times already, she is probably guilty of something and should be put in jail.
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A Smokin’ Body: Cancer Images Are Lighting up a First Amendment Blaze - Magazine - ABA Journal

A Smokin’ Body: Cancer Images Are Lighting up a First Amendment Blaze - Magazine - ABA Journal | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
A Smokin’ Body: Cancer Images Are Lighting up a First Amendment Blaze - Magazine - ABA Journal http://t.co/gHYnFH0U...

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I think this article is really interesting especially the posting of the harms of tobaacco pictures right on the package. This is a huge step for the US considering how many people are killed each year from smoking. The tobacco companies seem a bit greedy and selfish in the ways they try to stop warnings and laws against smoking from happening.

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Logan Felten's curator insight, April 16, 2014 10:31 PM

I agree with this article because tobacco is very harmful to the body and people still continue to use it even though there are warning labels and even pictures right on the package of what can happen to you if you smoke. I don't think the tobacco company has the right to not be able to put warnings on the labels because tobacco is a health hazard and warnings need to be voiced. 

 

pdowds30's comment, April 29, 2014 6:08 PM
Tobacco companies need to rethink their businesses. If each tobacco company provided a way to quit smoking on all of their cigarette packages, they would still be making money while trying to save the health of all the people who do smoke. These companies are money hungry and careless. They're not concerned about how many people they kill or how severe a risk it is to smoke tobacco.
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Animal cruelty video laws present a First Amendment debate - Yahoo! News

Animal cruelty video laws present a First Amendment debate - Yahoo! News | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
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Animal cruelty video laws present a First Amendment debate
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I think that the press part of the first amendment is broad in a way that this act will stand.  I agree with the act and think that anything protecting animals rights is a great step in society. It's tough because animals can't speak for themselves, but it's great to see acts like this be made.

 

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Roger Gunn's curator insight, May 13, 2013 12:32 PM

One has to wonder how Upton Sinclair, the famous muckraking journalist who covered the meat packing industry in his novel The Jungle, would deal with the laws.

Sstate laws already on the books protect livestock owners from unwanted intrusions by photographers.

State laws bar trespassing, so farm owners already have a means to keep activists off the premises. And if any videos are used to actually libel a business—meaning that the video is untrue or significantly misleading—there are other recourses in the courts.

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Kentucky's Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

Kentucky's Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
A federal judge declared that Kentucky's refusal to recognize legal out-of-state same-sex marriages is unconstitutional, but stopped short of establishing marriage equality in the state.

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Kelsey Von Berge's insight:

I think it's great that people stood up and challenged the ban on same sex marriage in Kentucky.  They ended up ruling it as unconstitutional , which probably angered some but delighted others.  I don't think it was a fair law to start with, so I'm not surprised that it is unconstitutiomal. 

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Yesenia Gibson's comment, February 17, 2014 1:23 PM
I agree with Kelsey, it's great that they were able to stand up for that right because I personally don't believe it should have ever been questioned. Ruling it as unconstitutional was a good decision so then people can have those rights, even if it's not looked upon as being good by everyone.
Madisen Schimek's comment, February 26, 2014 10:07 PM
I think it's great that they stood up to them! People should speak up more like that, people will be heard!
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Government shutdown didn't save money. It cost $2 billion, report says.

Government shutdown didn't save money. It cost $2 billion, report says. | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
From a budgetary perspective, the government shutdown was a lose-lose scenario, with federal employees sitting at home getting no work done but then later getting paid for it.

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The government shutdown was a huge problem for awhile last year.  so many things were delayed and closed and so much money was lost. I think government officials really need to work out their problems together.  Yes, little kids can argue and disagree and it will only ruin their friendship , but these  people of the government are representing the people of all 50 states. That is a lot of people. I think if you are running to be a government official, you should know there will be arguing and know how to deal with it without affecting everyone else in America. 

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Madisen Schimek's comment, February 10, 2014 12:47 AM
I feel like the government shut down was not a good choice. They could have figured it out some way, they just wasted over 2 billion dollars. That just puts us back at where we started.
Kenna Johnson's curator insight, March 19, 2014 11:16 PM

This article discusses the copious amounts of money the government didn't save with the shutdown. If fact the shut down cost much more that what people expected. $2 billion is just the up front number, but really it was much more than that.

 

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Have the true Patriots surrendered the Constitution? - Washington Times

Have the true Patriots surrendered the Constitution? - Washington Times | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
Have the true Patriots surrendered the Constitution?
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WAKE FOREST, N.C., October 20, 2013 — The media have treated the fight between House Republicans and President Obama as a game, but it is not.

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I think that this article was very interesting and definitely shared ohe point of view that speaks for a lot of people.  Things have changed greatly in our government since the constitution was first made.  I think the author is right in saying that we are ignoring the constitution in some of the choices the government has made.  Is this a good thing to be  governing outside the writttenvnorm or not? 

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Broke U.S. resumes spending

Broke U.S. resumes spending | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
Limiting government growth is politically difficult, but if we don't do it, America is doomed.

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Spending is a tough thing for the governmEnt. We are already in extreme debt, but completely stopping spending can also cause a downfall for the US. We need growth but we also need to spend wisely.

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Mitchell Forrest Enerson's comment, April 24, 2014 8:24 PM
It would be great if the US maybe stopped spending so much and starting working a little harder to improve our country. I would love to live in a country as powerful and great as the one we originally founded.
Abigail Beinborn's curator insight, May 12, 2014 9:48 AM

Government spending has led to a massive debt. I believe there are ways we can spend less to help reduce our debt, but we can't stop spending governemnt money. We have to pay for the troops that fight for our country and many other people and things to keep this country going. We need to watch our government spending more closely and cautiously. 

Lauren Heim's comment, May 18, 2014 6:41 PM
The U.S. Spending has come to an all time low or should I say high? The government has only brought us the feeling of failure and that our economy is breaking down since they've only spent their money in places/things that don't actually work. The least they could do is slow it down or fund something that's actually useful.
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The Future of Drones

The Future of Drones | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
We’ve all heard of drone use in the military. But did you know that drones are being used by a wide variety of individuals and organizations right here at home every day… and that they’ll have

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Just like most public policies, drones can be good and also bad. I think drones should definitely be used for filming videos, sports and taking cool pictures that just wouldn't be able to be captured with a normal camera. On the other hand, they can be used to spy on other people which can raise a lot of controversy and confusion. 

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Sharrock's curator insight, January 23, 2014 2:36 PM

Real Estate and photographers using them for difficult shots--that's pretty cool. This is a good read. 

Madisen Schimek's comment, March 16, 2014 8:39 PM
It's all a question whether the good out weighs the bad. I think they may end up causing some serious issues but also could help a lot with the right about of regulations in place to protect the rights of the people.
Maureen Disque's comment, March 17, 2014 3:41 PM
It's hard to tell whether or not drones are generally good or bad. I agree that drones should be used for filming and taking pictures normal cameras couldn't capture, although the use of drones for spying is a huge controversy in America.
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Health Risks Of GMO Foods

Health Risks Of GMO Foods | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
Eating genetically modified corn (GMO corn) has caused rats to develop horrifying tumors, widespread organ damage, and premature death.
That's the conclusion of a shocking new study that looked

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Going off of our public policy presentation, this article shows the dangers and harmful effects of genetically modified organisms, or gmos that we may not even know about

 

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Madisen Schimek's comment, March 16, 2014 8:45 PM
This does a very good job at showing the negatives in GMOs . It may seem slightly prejudice but only to prove a point.
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Mad Money: Tracking TV campaign ads in the 2012 presidential campaign - The Washington Post

Mad Money: Tracking TV campaign ads in the 2012 presidential campaign - The Washington Post | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
Watch campaign ads in the 2012 presidential campaign and track campaign ad spending by candidates and interest groups.

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I think this map is interesting, especially to see who spends the most money. Campaigns cost a lot of money, and some of the totals are pretty shocking. Spending a lot on tv advertising is risky, but if it pays off, you can win your election. 

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Should Youths Receive Life Sentences?

Navigating the 8th amendment

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Many people would dub life sentences to teens and youth as cruel and unreasonable.  On the other hand, though, they are just as human as adults given life sentences and should not get away with stuff.  Adult figures in their lives should teach them right from wrong and they should know to obey that.  I think that life sentences to youth follows the 8th amendment and is not cruel.

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MsHaeussinger's comment, March 3, 2014 8:54 AM
There is interesting challenge in the legal system! If you are tried for a crime as an adult, many would argue you should be charged as an adult (including the death penalty).
Maureen Disque's comment, March 5, 2014 3:08 PM
Even as a youth you know the consiquences of what can happen when handling a gun. If a young teen purposely shot someone they shouldn't be given a shorter sentence because they are under 18. The consiquences should be handled just as it would for an adult.
Kelsey Von Berge's comment, March 12, 2014 11:45 PM
I think this article is really interesting and raises a very wide opinionated debate. I think it would depend on the extent of the crime they committed.
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The U.S. government wants to ignore the 4th Amendment. Let's make that impossible.

The U.S. government wants to ignore the 4th Amendment. Let's make that impossible. | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
This 4th of July the internet will stand up for the 4th Amendment. Help us make it go viral to stop NSA surveillance.

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NSA surveillance has been quite the topic among the government and Americans. People are very "creeped out" in a way that they are listening and watching us.  I think that although it can be a public safety protection issue with some people in the US, most human beings aren't of any trouble or harm towards the public. 

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Nick Sigrist's curator insight, March 5, 2014 11:57 PM

I thought this was interesting, people are coming together to go against the government and their, what many people see as unlawful, surveillance over the public via modern technology and internet.

Madison Blazing's comment, March 9, 2014 8:27 AM
I'm not very surprised by people's reactions towards the NSA. Many people are relatively upset and unsettled by the almost unrestrained freedom that the organization has with monitoring phone lines and surveillance. I understand that some of this is necessary for the purpose of protecting national security, but I do think there is a line that might be being crossed. The ability to protest the NSA and their actions is a Constitutional right to citizens, and hopefully it remains peaceful and within the constraints of the law.
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Students, MySpace and the First Amendment - Huffington Post

Students, MySpace and the First Amendment - Huffington Post | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
eSchool NewsStudents, MySpace and the First AmendmentHuffington PostAs these cases illustrate, a school board's use of its authority beyond the school grounds often leads these days to a First Amendment lawsuit, as students disciplined for their...

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I do understand that cyber bullying is a very cruel and unnescessary thing in this world, but I believe that because the happenings of social media happen outside of school, the school should not be able to punish students.  

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Madisen Schimek's comment, February 26, 2014 10:05 PM
I feel like the schools shouldn't get into, it will be blown out of proportion. Yes it is bad, but school isn't a place for it.
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Impeach Obama T-Shirts Ruled Safety Hazard by Town Council - The Last Resistance

Impeach Obama T-Shirts Ruled Safety Hazard by Town Council - The Last Resistance | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
Displaying impeach Obama t-shirts have been ruled a safety hazard by the Campbell, Wisconsin town council.

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I think that the rules were really stretched in this article.  I really don't think it was that big of a safety hazard for them to stand there, considering there are signs everywhere distracting traffic all the time. I believe this was just a way to get rid of the protest without directly saying that. 

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Madisen Schimek's comment, February 18, 2014 12:20 AM
I completely agree with Kelsey, they are just shirts they aren't gonna hurt anyone,. They just wanted to get their opinion out without make a great big deal, or without any words.
Logan Felten's curator insight, April 16, 2014 10:33 PM

I think that this was more so to get rid of the protest instead of saying it. The rules and laws were stretched and probably didn't need to be. There is a safety hazard for the to be standing everywhere and there are signs as well.

pdowds30's comment, April 29, 2014 6:13 PM
I believe that silent protesting is a lot safer than rioting or something that involves vocalizing. No one can get too mad at a shirt, but fights break out when people say things without thinking. The shirts were no more distraction than a speed limit sign on the road, it's something you can choose to pay attention to.
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The Department of Justice's Marijuana Memo Is a Disappointment for Federalism

The Department of Justice's Marijuana Memo Is a Disappointment for Federalism | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it
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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I agree with what it said in the article about how it is a shame to federalism that they can still come in and make their own rules about things.  States were created individual states so that they could be unique and make their own policies. 

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Austin Robertson's comment, April 20, 2014 7:49 PM
I don't know in the first place why in the world marijuana was made legal in the first place. If something was ILLEGAL it was illegal for a reason. By legalizing this they are basically promoting the distribution of drugs and that can lead to many other problems. It can lead to cartels that result in deaths because most do, it can lead to driving under the influence and guess who's shoulders that's going to fall back on, the governments. What if teens died in a car accident in Colorado because of weed, how do you think the government would feel after that? It's just stupid a pond careless.
pdowds30's comment, April 29, 2014 6:04 PM
I personally don't think that marijuana is an issue in the United States. It has never killed anyone. Alcohol is more dangerous than marijuana and has done quite the damage to our population. The federal government is right in saying that as long as it stays in Colorado, there is no issue. Legalizing marijuana nation-wide would decrease the crime rate significantly and allow many people to return to a good state of health. Just like same-sex marriage, if you don't like it, don't do it.
Becca Zieman's comment, May 3, 2014 12:01 AM
The topic of legalizing marijuana has been a huge topic in our country yet there are bigger things going on that people completely ignore. But I do think that states should have the right to decide for themselves whether to legalize something that they are in closer quarters with then the federal government is.
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New Laws: Is it Really Up to the Government to Protect Your Kid Online?

New Laws: Is it Really Up to the Government to Protect Your Kid Online? | Gov & Law- Kelsey Von Berge | Scoop.it

A focus on child safety is among the top state laws taking effect at the start of 2013. In many states, new laws take effect on Jan. 1, 2013

 

Now It’s Your Turn

 

With all this new legislation, it should be a reminder that if the government is concerned about the safety of your kids online, you should be concerned too.

 

===> It is ultimately the parents’ responsibility to protect their children both off line and online. <===

 


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I think in a way there are two sides you could take from this article and cyber bullying.  You could say it is the government'a job to protect us from cyber bullying. They want to make decisions based on the safety of all children, right?  But individual families may have different mind sets over what their children can do.  After all, they are their children.  I personally think it's a good step for the US especially with all the new technology. Its important that everyone feels safe, especially kids. 

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Breanne Hemann's comment, April 12, 2014 10:12 PM
I agree that some measures are needed to protect children from the harms that can come with the internet. However, I do believe there is only so much that the government can do before it begins to affect citizens freedom. How will these new laws affect internet users? Will it be a positive move on the governments part?
Lauren Heim's curator insight, May 7, 2014 10:58 PM

I think this is a good and bad idea. I think it's by far an invasion of privacy but i also believe that it will save a lot of lives and that overrules invasion of privacy. So it's probably not a bad idea considering cyber bullying has only gotten worse.  

Abigail Beinborn's comment, May 8, 2014 1:28 PM
I agree that this is a good idea for the government to keep children safe on the internet. People are becoming more violent and violating a lot of people's personal business on the internet. I believe that the internet is becoming more unsafe.