There is a long list of regulations that need to be meet to obtain a dog such as liability insurance mandatory spay or neuter and muzzled in public. With BSL the government basically controls who can and cannot have a banned
How does the constitution guard against tyranny? The constitution guards against tyranny because of the power being shared, government branches, and checks and balances. I know this because of the documents in the DBQ I also knew it from the questions based on what I read. First of all, the power is shared. This can guard against tyranny because when one person gains too much power, then tyranny is almost guaranteed because there would not be an easy way to stop them from doing only what they desire.
The current imbalance due to the information the government has on us and the lack of information we receive from the government must be mended and this right will do just that. It's a right that must be built upon and expanded because of the recent growth in distribution and creation of information and data. Many countries have updated or interpreted their constitutions to support the right to access official information. So as this right is coming to attention internationally it has its place on the home front in the United States. Our freedoms must be protected and this right gives us the freedom that we deserve to be a part of this system and to have a say in our governance.
Thomas Paine opposes the ideology of government, stating that, “Society in every state is a blessing, but government even in its best state is but a necessary evil,” (Paine 3). Essentially, the purpose of government is to protect people from preforming vices, and defend their natural right to Locke’s ideology of life, liberty and property. Without government, coercion would occur, and destroy one’s ability to express their natural rights. For America, Paine believes that the establishment of a strong fundamental government could allow for the cohesion of citizens to form a society respected by other nations
“The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government - lest it come to dominate our lives and interests” ("Patrick Henry Quotes") said Patrick Henry, a Founding Father of The Declaration of Independence in the 18th century. The government should be a tool of the people, rather than the converse. Though the government supposedly serves the well-being of the people, it does not satisfy every individual’s needs and can ignore opinions which may be of value and moral righteousness. With this being said, it is indeed appropriate to defy the government under certain conditions. To begin, disobeying the government should be considered necessary as long as the people peaceably act and reasonably state their opinions.
Although running a country without a written constitution is doable, I believe that in order to ensure the best chance of having a successful country there must be an official written
Democracy is commonly defined as by Abraham Lincoln “A Government of the people, by the people and for the people”. In today’s society, liberation and democracy walk hand in hand. Democracy, in my view, is only capable of exsisting with a
As portrayed in the book, society will not change if the citizens make no effort to use their voices to make and drive change. We can become oppressed by our leaders and so can our way of life. We find that it is easier to keep reserved and quiet when voicing our opinion is needed, and can easily become manipulated. The animals in Animal Farm dealt with a lot of injustice and inequality. Their government was
There is one law in Malaysia that protects media freedom, Article 10 of the Constitution. It also notes that there are limits to this freedom, and these limits are, generally, defined by the Government. Media freedom is defined the freedom of communicating and expressing through media including various electronic media and published materials. Freedom of the press is essential to democracy, but like other freedoms, it may also complicate the governing process. However, the vast majority of journalists, editors,
Galloway explains that free speech is the underlying foundation of a democratic government and allows discussions on important issues and provides access to information which develops an informed society and encourages the prevailing of truth. While it is ensured by the Constitution, freedom of speech is not an absolute right as the Parliament is allowed to enact laws to restrict it, especially when it involves hate speech. There is no universally agreed definition for hate speech but the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers Recommendation 97(20) stated that hate speech covers ‘all forms of expression which spread, incite, promote or justify racial hatred, xenophobia, anti-Semitism or other
If the government tried to put the interests of citizens before their own, and not allow the citizens to get punish for what rights are obligated for them then they will see by putting the people first will benefit America as a whole. In my opinion I feel that the constitution is a petty factor for determining the democracy of a government and the rights of the people in that
In both of these articles by Christine Dell’Amore and Matt Miller, they discuss how these top predators impact the island, why they are they important, and should humans interfere? On the island of Isle Royale, there is a variety of animals that mostly just consume vegetation; therefore, they need wolves to balance out the food chain. But, the island is only accessible during the winter when stable ice bridges are created. Unfortunately, the ice bridges have not been forming due to warmer winters. Leaving a small count of wolves on the island with no new genes to mix in.
It emphasizes on the need of improving the party system to ensure that they are representing the public accurately. Unlike the Federalist Papers, this essay supports the need for political parties, since their role is to represent the public and having a two party system allow the public to have a choice between their political view, morals, and promises. The two party system also prevents the government from becoming hyperpluralistic and giving the public multiple positions to take hindering the progress of the nation. Therefore, I believe that this essay is informative and realistic since it acknowledges the existence of factions and, instead of presenting ways to destroy them, it presents information on how the public can improve the performance of the parties in order to improve the
Madison makes a compelling, and intelligent argument in Federalist 10. As stated previously, he builds this argument on the assumption that factions are part of human nature, and thus, cannot be controlled. This is key because most, if not all readers would agree they prefer to associate politically with like-minded people. This opens the door for Madison to further his argument by explaining how he plans to control the inevitable effects of factions. This is one of the strongest points of Madison’s argument, he simply explains how the power will be strategically divided, limiting the faction’s
Justice Holmes’ rule was to use the clear and present danger test. The United States was at war now and by advising people to resist the draft he was hampering security. Though this may have hindered Schenck’s right of speech, the threat to the nation was greater by allowing him to