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Barack Obama on the Death Penalty

This video is about Obama explaining his opinion on the death penalty.

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The Pendulum - Ban alcohol at sporting events

This is a violation of the 21st amendment because the thought of banning alcohol was a thought for many sport stadiums. The reason was because of the negative influences that transpired because of them. In my opinion, this is a violation of the 21st amendment because this amendment repealed the one (18th amendment) that banned alcohol in the U.S. It is unconstitutional to ban alcohol in sporting events because it is the right to the people to drink during an event. It is up to the people to control how much they consume, but in the event they do consume too much alcohol, that's the security's job to escourt them out. 

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Supreme Court Issues Split Opinion on Fifth Amendment Protections

This represents an incident where someone claimed a violation against their 5th amendment, yet their right was never violated. Their rights weren not violated because the Fifth Amendment applies only in cases where criminal proceedings have been initiated. This doesn't threaten  thier constitutional right because the officer that arrested the person stated the miranda right and they also allowed the person to reamin silent, not testify against ones self, and finally the officer stated that if the person cannot afford a lawyer one will be provided for him. 

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No Right to Bear Assault Weapons

This article is a violation of the 2nd amendment, the right to bear arms, becasue the constitution allowed the District of Columbia to ban the possession of assult rifles or large magazine guns. They enforced it so it would require citizens to meet the standards fopr registering guns. The Supreme Court said owning an assult rifle is like an invitation for mayhem. In my opinion, this is violating the 2nd amendment becasue what would happen if we were under attack from a powerful nation. You would need to protect yourself in the event so you and your family won't die. A tiny pistol won't fend off several armed men shooting at you, but if you had an assult rifle you may have a chance to survive. 

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ThisNation.com--Is the death penalty Constitutional?

This article is about the debate of the electric chair being unconstutional or not. In my eyes the electric chair isn't unconstitutional becasue if your rights were properly stated and you defended yourself in every way you could, then you can have the chair. In addition, this isn't an unusual punishment becasue if you kill someone you are basically asking for the chair. Though you could make the arguement that it's an excuse for the law to serve justice for the family and friends of the murder victim, it isn't. The reason for the electric chair is to keep the prison from over crowding and to give that criminal the maximum punishment.

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Prison Death Case and the Eighth Amendment

This article represents the 8th amendment becasue there was a case in 2001 when a prisoner had an asthma attack in his cell and the guard negectled to attend to him. This relates to the 8th amendment because of the cruel and unusual punishment. The prison guard chose to ignore the prisoner and let him gasp for air until his death. In my opinion this is unconstitutional because the prisoner suffered cruel punishment from the cell guard.

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Aide to Gonzales Won't Testify

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This article represents the 5th amendment being used by the person being accused. It is about Monica Goodling refusing to testify about a shooting infront of senate. She stated that she doesn't want to testify infront of Senate because she doesn't like the enviornment. She also said she declines to answer any and all questions. In my opinion this a using the 5th amendment correctly in a court. She has the right to not speak infront of people or an enviornment in which she feels unconfortable. Also, you should be able not speak about something if you do not want to. Overall, Goodling's act in my eyes was constitutional and she has the right to remain silent. 

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Four Loko Banned in New York - New York News - Runnin' Scared

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This article is a violation of the 21st amendment becasue the 21st amendment states it repeals the 18th amendment which states the prohibation of alcohol. This article is about the state of New York banning the drink Four Loko. It violates the amendment because the people have the right to drink what the please. Their rights are being threatened because of the Four Loko being banned. If the people want to drink Four Loko then it's their constitutional right to drink what they want. The reason they banned it was so under aged children won't abuse the drink, yet that makes the people over the legal drinking age suffer. In my opinion it is unconstutional to take this drink away because it is the government trying to take alcohol away from the public. 

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