Many of the opponents of Obamacare completely overlook how beneficial it is for women. Pre-existing conditions like C-sections, insurance plans with maternity services and the equality of insurance costs for men and women are all included in Obamacare. However, before Obamacare was executed, women’s costs for health insurance could be 1.5 times that of men, according to Wharton. Obamacare prohibited this immoral discrimination in 2014. If Obamacare were to be revoked, women would suffer much higher rates of insurance due to this unethical presumption that they are more “expensive”.
Is there really a need to be married anymore? Does marriage actually benefit your relationship, or is it an outdated institution that we’ll be better off without? In this speech, I’ll convince you that marriage is a thing of the past, and that society’s views on marriage have changed enough in the past decade that marriage really isn’t necessary anymore. One of the main purposes of marriage is to maintain a permanent relationship, but nowadays marriage doesn’t lead to a permanent relationship due to the increase of divorce rates. In the US, 41-50% of first marriages end in divorce, and the average marriage duration is 8 years.
Research has found that the growth is not caused by more crime but by policies that send inmates to prison for longer periods of time. One of the consequences of this is the increase of older inmates in prisons. Unless dramatic changes come to sentencing and the parole policies the number of older prisoners could soar over 400,000 by 2030 posing a tremendous threat to state and federal budgets. Cost For instance, inmates over 55 are more costly than their younger counter parts because of their increased medical needs and special treatment . It has been said that inmates over 50 spend more than twice as much time at a medical facility and it is also estimated that an elderly inmates suffer from three chronic illnesses The average cost for a prisoner over 50 is 68,000 a year
People were sick, but still those who left were cowards. There are many reasons to stay, for example, the illness and death chart, it states that only 50% of people became ill. (document A) As an estimate, 3,989 out of 8,000 people were sick in 1778. Only 1,800 died, that is not very many to die of illness. Another reason to stay would be in the essay by Thomas Paine. It calls those who quit “The summer soldier and the sunshine warrior” , this was because they could not handle the winter, they could only last the summer.
. Also, research shows that nearly eighty percent of women who report significant desire or regular activity rated their sexual encounters as satisfying. It is likely that these statistics and percents would be much higher if there were more men in this age group. Men tend to date younger women, therefore older women are slightly hindered in their ability to find available older men. Also, sometimes women are hindered in sexual activity because of their partner’s physical
Bruce: Now, what I would like to know next is; who is affected the most by this crisis? Dr. Jacobs: If my knowledge is correct, “Men ages 25 to 54 have the highest numbers of prescription drug overdoses and are around twice as likely to die from an overdose than women, but rates for women ages 25 to 54 are increasing faster” (Levi 9). Therefore, those in this age group are affected the most by the prescription drug dilemma. Slade: Let’s not forget that the families and others who have relationships with those involved with the drugs are also affected. In all honesty, we are all affected; there was actually a study showing that “in 2006, nonmedical use of prescription painkillers imposed a cost of about $53.4 billion on the U.S. economy” (Levi 4).
Not only that, most emerging adults 18 to 29 still live with their parents rather than a spouse. Stein also talks about how the millennial generation has a high likelihood of having unmet expectations with their careers. Also, early in the article it talks about how there isn’t enough people that want to be senators and CEO’s as there should
It is also stated that Oxford University conducted an international study and found out that 30 percent of middle aged men and women between the ages of 40 and 69 have visited online dating sites as of 2009. Family obligations of these mid-aged singles limit the time they can devote to dating, they are also said to be responsible for taking care of their aging parents. Middle age is also the time; many people experienced emotionally devastating events such as serious financial problems, job loss, chronic illnesses, and gender stagnation (Melanie Scheller, nd). On the struggles of middle aged singles According to the article “Difficulties of Dating in Middle Age” there are four hindrances: family obligations, emotional baggage, negative self-image, and unrealistic expectations in explaining how the difficulties of dating in middle age. According to Melanie Scheller (nd), despite the many difficulties involve, there is still hope for these fellow mid-aged singles to find their lifetime
Divorce rates are at an all-time high to then getting remarried. Same sex couples and single parents are families now since these changes have occurred in the last fifty years. These foundations of what unite family is by blood or how to become family one does not have to be the same blood. As long as one is with family then that person is in the right place. The personal aspect of family connecting one another, affects everyone.
Introduction According to Cherlin (1992) a divorce is a judicial declaration of separating a husband and wife from all matrimonial obligations. Divorce cases have been rising drastically since the 1970s, when the divorce laws were eased. In the past divorce was a very rare occurrence but today it’s like the song of the day. Today marriage can be dissolved in a court of law or any other competent body. In this essay we are going to discuss the causes and effects of divorce on children.
In any case, now we should investigate the larger picture, which is that in ten years that is a total gain of thirty pounds. This weight gain can lead to type two diabetes which is associated with being overweight and numerous health issues emerge, for example, heart attack, stroke and kidney disease just to name a few. There are so many negative side consequences for obesity and essentially, we need to commit to fighting this epidemic. I must say it is disturbing that this is the first generation of children that will live a shorter life than their parents will. I think one serious issue is that food quality has decreased in a major way because corporations want to maximize profit.
I believe this because if my neighbors who are both males were to marry each other, why or how does that influence or affect my life. People today are so concerned with what one another are doing and often let that bother us in a negative way instead of going through our daily lives concerns about ourselves. We had an assignment earlier in the semester that said what are some laws that should be reevaluated every 20 years and I believe something like this should be looked at quite frequently. With new generations being born every 10 years, new ideas and ways of thinking will evolve and the next movement will rise, but the debate of who should marry who will never graduate or become
Divorce was truly a rarity during the 1950s. According to (Wilcox, 2009), the divorce rate was less than 22 percent in the year 1950, but it more than doubled to 50 percent in the year 1970. Former President Ronald Reagan’s no-fault divorce bill, which was signed in the year 1969, was one of the reasons why the divorce rate increased. Back then, in order to proceed with a divorce one must present the spouses wrong-doing. Today, because of the no-fault divorce, gives the spouse the opportunity to depart from marriage for no reason at all.
Divorce “Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then to do it.” – Ann Landers. This quote by Landers hits close to home for me. Being a child of parents who divorced in my adolescent years, I understand that it took them more courage and strength to separate instead of sticking it out for my siblings and I. Also, this quote is a perfect example of the way people view divorce today than the way they did in the 1900’s, where it was frowned upon and nearly impossible to survive without the husbands’ financial support.
Marriage itself, regardless of one’s sexual preference, is a life-long promise one makes to the significant other. It was also constantly pointed out in the video that the idea of not being tied down or having the freedom to mingle around is appealing. However such thoughts may not be permanent, as it will come to a point where individuals will start to think about settling down.