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  • Civil Rights Act Of 1964: Background Checks

    Background Checks (The Law) Mostly all discrimination laws today are amendment or revision to the original law Civil Rights Act of 1964. Before we discuss background checks let’s discuss some specifics of the original law and how it relates to background check. Just as its namesake states, in 1964 the United States passed a law that tried to help and even prevent civil injustices to anyone base on their color, race, national origin, religion, or sex; but the primary focus at this time in history was African Americans and minorities. This act gave all Americans the right to vote, use public facilities like restaurants, movies, hotels, restrooms, etc. This law was also the cornerstone upon the effort to desegregate schools. If an agency or business…

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  • Essay On Dangers Of Guns

    It is not the gun itself that is dangerous, it is the person behind the trigger who is. Stricter gun laws need to be made in the United States to prevent unexpected tragedy’s such as a school shooting, murders, and suicides from happening. Ways it could be prevented is by enforcing more explicit background checks and undergoing intense mental evaluations. Adolescences and adults who own a handgun with with children in the home need to be monitored that they are keeping it in a safe, stowed, and…

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  • Gun Control System Analysis

    The most often used loophole is known as the “gun show loophole”, which pertains to the private selling of firearms. Private selling of such weapons requires no registration, background checks or licensing. This brings upon the issue of convicted criminals or the mentally ill being able to purchase a firearm with no legal action. Loopholes are not the only issues with current firearm regulations. We are still operating off of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System that was…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Gun Control

    you need is a valid state ID or birth certificate. Once you’ve filled out an ATF questionnaire, your name gets sent into the FBI instant criminal check system and is usually done over the phone and completed right then and there. On some occasions the background check can run for another day or two and if not completed by then some dealers will still complete the sale and send you on your way. Storing firearms in a home is also a necessity but one not taken as seriously, the only thing you need…

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  • Essay On Background Check

    The potential benefits and consequences of conducting background checks on employees are great and a must. Rather it is a small or large business it is very important to conduct a background check on employees. Studies show 3 out of 10 business failures are caused by employee theft. Employers need reliable employees they can trust. Certain position without a doubt such as police, security, and school officials just to name a few should be checked. People want to think the person they are…

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  • Japan Cultural Differences

    person is mentally and physically able to own a gun. Even though both Japan and the United States both require background checks, the end results and the depths to which each country adjudicates the checks are vastly different. In this essay I will attempt to highlight the major differences between the two countries in reference to the success and failure of each countries current background check systems. Likewise, I will discuss how the cultural differences between United States and Japan…

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  • The Importance Of Gun Control Laws In The United States

    followed in the criminal justice system. To work in law enforcement in the United States, a person of interest has to go through an extensive background check to determine whether they have good moral character which may include a polygraph exam and a psychological exam. “How To Become A Police Officer” by Timothy Roufa updated October 12, 2016 The Balance.com If so much is demanded of a Police Officer who openly carries a gun, than the same rules should be applied to everyone, especially gun…

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  • Background Checks Essay

    About 8.3 million background checks on ammunition sales were conducted nationwide in 2005, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics Bulletin. Presently, many people feel insecure, as if they are unsafe, so they look to purchase a gun to have a sense of security. Others desire a gun for recreational purposes. Background checks are happening on a daily basis, and they assisted to prevent nearly 132,000 criminals potentially obtaining guns in 2005. And, according to the Pew Research Center,…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Child Welfare Reform

    her head, however, through investigation is was noted that Logan died from asphyxiationsdv or strangulation. In the end Sally was found guilty of murder for the death of Logan. Logan’s biological mother Christy would never see her daughter again because the system did not properly examine whose care they placed Logan in. (Failure to Protect, 2002) When looking at a policy that correlates with this tragic story, one has to think of the Criminal Background Checks for Prospective Foster and…

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  • The Importance Of Background Checks

    Background checks are an integral piece of an efficient and effective system for gun control. These precautionary checks often focus on targeting individuals with restraining orders, fugitive statuses, and mental illnesses - a strategy that, according to (IDENTIFY) Bisakha Sen and Anantachia Panjamapirom, has historically helped lower overall homicide rates in states that check for such criteria. However, the recent alarming increase (ADD STATS) in gun related crimes, especially among already…

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