Because this amendment seems to be far removed from Americans ' modern-day lives, should it be repealed? Why or why not? No, I do not think it should be repealed. Just because it hasn`t ever been used doesn`t mean that it should be removed.
The concerned citizens avoid bringing these issues to the attention of the general public, due to the inappropriate feedback they might receive. Although Wiesel suggests to “pick sides” (Wiesel, 1), everyone has a different preconception of who the victim is. For example, many ethnocentric people create stereotypes about First Nations, but that does not guarantee the validity of their statements. Everyone has diverse opinions about life, religion, and inequality issues. By posing negative opinions, one is increasing the probability of hate and threats against a certain group, such as the First Nations.
More specifically, I believe that gun violence will always be an issue whether they are banned or not. If someone plans on hurting someone, they will not care about rules. For example, Guns are very easy for people to buy, but how is the seller going to know what they plan to do with it. It is not like they are going to say that they are going to kill someone with it.
America has been set on ideals created centuries ago; focusing on freedom and fighting for the rights of many. However these ideals once used to protect the nation are being misinterpreted by far too many people today. Guns have always played a big role in the lives of Americans, and many believe it is a necessity and all should have the right to own one. What they are unaware of are the average 13,000 gun homicides that take place within a year. Guns are slowly but surely becoming the leading cause of death in America.
Most of them come from countries full of poverty and drug violence. They flee the country in hopes for a better life for themselves and their family. Illegal Immigrants not only have to deal with these problems, but are bullied and given very racist comments; such as rapists, terrorists, drug dealers, illegal aliens, and more. In addition, they are always worried about the pay for rent and making sure that they are getting by. Many places in the United States of America help with aiding these immigrants in order for them to have a job and a place to sleep.
Immigration is the foundation of the United States of America because we are known as the “Melting Pot”, comprised of people from many different countries. Immigration exists today, legally and illegally. Illegal immigration is the moving of people across national borders that violate immigration laws of that country by not having proper approval or application to enter the country. Illegal immigration is a growing problem that needs more attention by the federal government as people move from a poorer to a richer country.
10 million survived the journey across the Atlantic. An injustice in our American History was when Africans were continually taken from their homes, forced to endure cruelty from their owners, other white people, and denied the same rights as other Americans. First of all, taking Africans away from their families, home, and treating them crudely as they were brought to America to become slaves was an injustice in history. Many times when slave traders brought slaves, they had to find a tribe of Africans to take to America. The traders would take the strong men, women, and children leaving the weak and old alone and unprotected.
If more and more countries get involved, then even more can be done for this awful atrocity. According to department statistics, Anaheim, CA police arrested and charged 38 perpetrators from August 2011 to October 2012 alone. (Irvine) In a place like Anaheim, where if you didn’t know, Disneyland and the Los Angeles Angels stadium is located, where trafficking could easily thrive, the police are cracking down on trafficking and perpetrators in the Anaheim area don’t have much room for trafficking anymore. According to the annual Trafficking in Persons Report, Thailand stated in 2015 that it had charged 72 people with human trafficking crimes and suspected another 32.
WHAT MEASURES SHOULD BE TAKEN TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING? Human trafficking is defined as” the act where people are illegally transported from one country or area to another, basically for purposes of forced labour or commercial sexual exploitation”. Human trafficking is a serious crime and violation to human rights. Each year, thousands of people; men, women and children, fall into the hands of traffickers from within their own countries and abroad.
Most people in the world, at some point in their life, has learned something about slavery before. However, just like the Holocaust, there are some facts people are ignorant about. The secrets about slavery most people do not know is, enslavement of Africans occured because there was a massive demand for labor, people were benefitting for it, and also it was justified. In the late 1400s, Atlantic Slave Trade started within three continents; North America, Europe, and Africa. Which resulted in the exchangement of ten million Africans to the Americas.
Ship ‘um back For many years, the topic of illegal immigration has been a part of every presidential platform. The problem at hand is that illegal immigrants have an effect on our nation. The United States of America has many surnames, the land of the free, the home of the brave, and the melting pot, are only a few. When thinking of debates over immigration reform, one generally pictures two opposite sides of the political spectrum battling it out over what they think should happen. Everyone has a different idea on what to do about illegal immigration, and neither party is willing to compromise enough to form an effective plan of action.
A problem that we have had in the country for a very long time is; people coming into this country illegally. It is causing over population, loss in jobs, stolen taxpayer resources, and an increase in crimes, even terrorism. The best way to handle this problem is for every employer to check every single employees birth certificate, citizenship, or green card to make sure that they can be in America legally. Whoever should not be here, needs to be deported back to their own country. Then this would fix all the problems illegal immigrants cause.
Violence and Racism have erupted like a volcano in our society. Not only has it become a problem with the public, it has now become a problem in law enforcement. The very people who protect the public are mistreating citizens of their own country. Racist police brutality has become a controversial topic of modern times, with police killing innocent citizens. The stories have kept popping up so much that is starting to be recognized as a major problem.
However, after the rollercoaster of the 2016 elections, people have begun to fear illegal immigrants even more. Though, the question is why do Americans fear these illegal migrates? Firstly, people fear what they are incapable of understanding. It is no doubt that some Americans have a blind spot of illegal immigrants and immigration, which causes fear. However, what exactly are we afraid of?