Essays Tagged: "background checks"

Gun Control

says they've "got to get a gun to protect themselves" anymore. Federal data show that requests for background checks - a key indicator of sales - are now below last year's levels."The long-term trend ... actual handgun sales is nearly impossible, a host of statistics reveal a dim picture:* Although FBI background checks for handgun sales spiked after Sept. 11 - by 39 percent in October - the buying bi ...

(4 pages) 205 1 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Gun Control

says they've "got to get a gun to protect themselves" anymore. Federal data show that requests for background checks - a key indicator of sales - are now below last year's levels."The long-term trend ... actual handgun sales is nearly impossible, a host of statistics reveal a dim picture:* Although FBI background checks for handgun sales spiked after Sept. 11 - by 39 percent in October - the buying bi ...

(4 pages) 96 0 3.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Gun Control

blic roads, and licenses are not required for the purchase of cars. There are no waiting periods or background checks on the purchase of cars. People who misuse their cars are punished for their own a ... 205,000 gasoline service stations and auto dealers combined in 1990), it doesn't require a federal background check to run a gas station or to sell cars so those numbers aren't definitive. Those Fede ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

An argument Based on James Q Wilson-"Just take away their guns" Great for one of the free-writing assignments that you have to respond to an argument of your choice.

ts, but our leaders are not going about it the right way. Lawmakers believe more forms and stricter background checks are the way, but it is not. If a criminal wants a gun, he is going to do it one wa ... firearms. Concealed Carry is issued by the state after one has completed a safety course, passed a background check, passed a written test, and been approved by there local Police department. A major ...

(3 pages) 51 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Court cases dealing with judicial review and the 2nd amendment

oper clause, article 1The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act obligated local officers to perform background checks on people that wanted to buy a gun, until the Attorney General has a federal syste ... the Brady Bill on behalf of CLEOs in Montana and Arizona. District Courts, in both cases, found the background checks to be unconstitutional. The 9th Circuit held that background checks were constitut ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Gun Control

this by requiring that all guns be sold with child safety locks at the time of purchase, requiring background checks on all purchases at gun shows, and lastly requiring that individuals be twenty-one ... cond step we must take in order to slow down the level of gun related deaths is to require criminal background checks at all gun shows. Under the Brady Law, if a gun is sold by a federally licensed de ...

(5 pages) 29 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Every Breath You Take; I'll Be Watching You

ployers monitor the nature of co-workers' off-duty activities, and many companies routinely perform background checks."In O'Connor v. Ortega the United States Supreme Court held that a public employee ...

(13 pages) 237 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Animal Adoption Should Have More Reqirements

to answer a questionnaire.One of the requirements that should be added to adopting an animal, is a background check on the person or persons adopting. All animals have many needs and need to cared fo ... pting. All animals have many needs and need to cared for everyday of their lives. A good reason for background checks are because of this example. A family had just adopted a puppy and as soon as the ...

(2 pages) 36 2 4.6 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Employee Handbook

you cannot do the job, employers can fire you for drug use (n.d.).Another issue to be addressed is background checks on potential new hires. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) has set guidelines an ... porting Act (FCRA) has set guidelines and standards for organizations to follow when implementing a background check. "The FCRA defines a background check as a consumer report. Before an employer can ...

(2 pages) 145 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Employee Handbook Part 2

you cannot do the job, employers can fire you for drug use (n.d.).Another issue to be addressed is background checks on potential new hires. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) has set guidelines an ... porting Act (FCRA) has set guidelines and standards for organizations to follow when implementing a background check. "The FCRA defines a background check as a consumer report. Before an employer can ...

(5 pages) 218 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Employee Privacy Rights in the Workplace

w they screen new candidates, as well as their current employees. Normally supervisors will conduct background checks, random drug testing, and maybe even а credit check. The query I'm raising i ... ent to look after. They do have the right to screen their employees by implementing drug screening, background, and at time credit checks. І agree that these measure's need to be taken to preven ...

(6 pages) 156 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Human Resources Hiring Program

y store (Bohlander & Snell, 2004). Some would be paper or online applications.You could also do background checks and reference checks. Some grocery chains dointegrity checks, this helps them dete ... ander & Snell, 2004). This will enable me to quickly see thecandidates’ qualifications and background. It will help me determine the candidates pastjobs, as well as the level of education tha ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Cocaine

no proof.Through air, land, and water cocaine is being transported into south Florida every day. If background checks were done on all airlines employees and employees of all the ports it would reduce ...

(1 pages) 346 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Gun Control

in each state applicants must meet certain criteria before actually being licensed. Rather reliable background checks are done on each applicant revealing any criminal history or mental illness (Ludwi ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Violence is occurring all across the world right now in

ill put a five day waiting period on the purchasing of a handgun and required local law enforcement background checks on handgun purchasers. Also the government has banned the purchasing of assault ri ...

(1 pages) 426 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Employee Privacy Rights in the Workplace

y. The creator has found several ways employees? rights are being violated. They are the following; background checks, finger printing, information technology surveillance, interrogations-including as ... pre-employment screening- sometimes even on the job-application, it is noted that maybe a criminal background check, lie detector test, or drug monitoring. This allows potential employees to be infor ...

(7 pages) 174 1 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Data Transmission System

ty of data these military and government contracts comprise, all employees of Zulu require thorough background checks and are required to qualify for a security clearance appropriate to the project th ...

(15 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Argument For Stricter Gun Control Laws

forms the public about gun violence. It was enacted in1994 and because of it, all 50 states must do background checks on anyone wishing topurchase a firearm. While this has helped quell some gun viole ... that may haveoccurred otherwise, there are still too many who are falling through the cracks. Thesebackground checks are targeting the wrong people and criminals are still able to obtainguns from ill ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Role of the US Constitution and Legal System in Business Regulation

on to guarantee that all employees are legally authorized to work by means of performing systematic background checks in order to avoid a chaos and confusion during raids and punishment from the gover ... se. When organizations do not follow procedure by actively screening their applicants by conducting background checks, it reflects poorly on the organizations. There is a high risk of hiring applicant ...

(4 pages) 126 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Workplace Violence

what to include in a workplace violence prevention program policy statement, and the importance of background checks on incoming employees.The first question that needs to be addressed is "What is wo ... ile. Retrieved October 12, 2006, from Employment Profile Web site: http://www.employmentprofile.net/backgroundchecks.htm

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management