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    allows for the commercial racing of greyhounds. However, Australia is starting to speak up against their concerns about the cruel and inhumane ways of the industry. The greyhound industry in Australia is clearly operating outside the boundaries of community standards and one of the reasons is because the industry is completely self regulating. Recently New South Whales made the move to propose a ban on greyhound racing completely. This bill will be outlined in this essay with reference to Twining and Meirs’ diagnostic model. As well as a personal opinion based on logic, as to if a complete ban is the right choice and possible alternatives for Australia other than complete…

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    raised by this case study comes from animal rights. This perspective sit in direct contrast with utilitarianism, in fact Jeremy Bentham, known as the founder of modern utilitarianism said, "We deprive animals of life, this is justifiable; their pains do not equal our enjoyments” (Salt, 1894). Animal rights is a perspective that values the rights and freedoms of animals and sees fundamental wrongs in the use of animals as a resource whether that be for food, medicine or entertainment (Regan,…

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    Gay Adoption In many states, step parent, second parent, or joint adoption is not an option for gay and lesbian couples. There are 402,000 kids in U.S. foster care system, 102,000 eligible for adoption, and 23,000 “aged out before finding a family (familyEquality.org). Same sex couples are six times more likely than their different sex counterparts to be raising foster children (familyequality.org). Although there are some states that support fostering by LGBTQ+ couples, there are 41 states that…

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    son was eleven years old, and after thinking about the idea, Donna and her husband decided to adopt. Donna mentioned that is not the typical way. Usually the family who wants to adopt needs to begin as a foster parent, and then after a few years, they can start the adopt process, but she already had previous experience with children in need; in all her years working as a social worker. This was not an easy process when they started to look; they knew exactly what they needed to complete their…

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    The Match Party Policy Overview A policy is defined as a “plan or course of action carried out through a law, rule, code, or other mechanism in the public or private sectors” (Bogenschneider, 2014, p. 57). The policy I will be discussing in this paper is one of the many policies of adoption. With that being said, I first want to talk about the overall policy of adoption. According to the Minnesota Office of the Revisor of Statutes, the policy explains that the adoption must be in the best…

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    Santiago asked. “Hi, this is Mrs. Rodriguez. My family and I met you yesterday. We have decided that we would like to adopt Adriana. How do we go about doing this?” The two women talked about this for about 30 minutes. Mrs. Rodriguez thanks Mrs. Santiago and hangs up the phone. Mrs. Rodriguez goes and tells her husband what they need to do in order to adopt Adriana. She tells Mr. Rodriguez, “Mrs. Santiago is sending over the first set of paperwork that we need to fill out to start the…

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    Court by the honorable judges Kearney, Whittle, Hudgins, Eggleston, Sprately, Buchanan, and Miller. For a little background on the case it started by the birth mother Viola McSorely, a twenty-nine year old, unmarried, trained nurse gave birth to a baby boy at 8:42 a.m. on August, 29, 1950. She later that evening signed the consent to adoption between seven and eight p.m. The natural mother McSorely “contended that she agreed to the adoption while under the influence of drugs. The trial court…

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    A Critique of Epicurus’s Argument about Death Kejia Jiang Word count: 1419 As the founder of Epicureanism, Greek philosopher Epicurus presented the view that it is irrational to fear or hate death and death is not a misfortune for one who dies. The main idea he used to defend his argument was that no one will feel painful while dead, therefore death is not a bad thing for people and there is no need to fear it. At the first glance, the argument may seem to be plausible. However,…

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    Registered Practical Reflection: Children’s Aid Society and the Meyer Family These past six weeks of placement have widened my eyes and perspective to many things, including the complexity of foster family’s. While in the midst of my placement at the London-Middlesex Children’s Aid Society (CAS), I was able to choose a family in which my partner and I would attend their home at four various point in time in order to conduct a family assessment and work through any health-related issues they may…

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    and should just be blown up (ABC News 1). Why don’t we do just that? I propose that we release all the children from the prison that is the foster care system. I can see how there might be some concern for these very important contributors to society, but I assure you it is for their own good. How many times have people said that their generation is lazy? Well, they will be lazy no more. They will learn independence, survival, and other important skills that they would otherwise rely on…

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