Assignment 1: Civil Rights Events

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Joseph Willis
Assignment 1
POL-110
Professor
8/7/15

Civil Rights Events Civil rights events have been happening for years. Civil rights events that happen often occur when something happens that take away or violate the civil rights of citizens. Civil rights that have been violated in the past have been, the right to free speech, the right to a search warrant, and so many more.

In 1991 a jury awarded $15,000 to a family whom had there rights violated by two white cops. The cops violated the rights of the family by instructing the officers who served the search warrant to detain any black men between 15 and 35 years old. The men were detained, arrested and brought down to the police station because they were suspected
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A lot of times when a decision is made the two parties have to give up a lot that affect multiple different parts of the lives of Americans. When is comes to the Democratic party they tend to be more for the middle and lower class Americans and want to help them. The Republican Party tends to focus on keeping the rich, rich and not really caring about the lower classes.

One ethical impact that is often sought to be a huge debate between the two parties is that of minimum wage and taxes. The Republican Party believes that taxes should be the same for everyone no matter how much you make and that the wages should be set by the free market, where the Democratic party believes that there should be a minimum wage that everyone has to make and that the higher your tax bracket is the more you should pay in taxes.(n.d.) This tends to be a debate that continuously is argued over and over inside of the government as they both want for their party. This tends to be an ethical issue because it leads to them doing what’s best for them and they leave out what is best for the American
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Republicans for the most part believe that gay marriage is wrong and should not be supported or allowed by our government, while the democratic part believes for the most part the you should be allowed to marry whoever you want as long as the feeling is mutual on both sides. Some people in both parties disagree with what the other people in their party believe. This creates an ethical issue because people are being judges based on their preference in marriage. While both parties have disagreed for centuries on this argument but recently they have voted and the right to gay marriage has been allowed and supported by the

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