Essays Tagged: "statistics show"

Domestic violence

. There are many reasons why people need to speak out against domestic violence. One reason is that statistics show that most abusers will continue to abuse until they are arrested. Another reason is ...

(2 pages) 316 4 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

How Dangerous are Drugs and What can we do about the drug problem?

read their plague among others. But, how dangerous are these mindsuppressors? Do they kill like the statistics show, or is it a coverup to stop people from having a goodtime? Even in Franklin County, ...

(4 pages) 321 3 3.8 Jan/1997

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

Effects of Deforestation

n climate and loss of soil.The loss of forests means the loss of habitats for many species. Current statistics show that as many as 100 species become extinct every day with a large portion being attr ...

(3 pages) 168 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Gun Control

ns should not only be restricted from known felons because new felons are being arrested every day. Statistics show that only 29% of those arrested for murder are previously convicted felons. Also, a ... likely resort to a less lethal method, survive and never attempt suicide again. Some shocking death statistics in the U.S. include child deaths: close to 4,000 kids and teens died from gunshot wounds ...

(2 pages) 73 0 4.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Gun Control

ough. Although many people are killed or seriously injured by firearms which are improperly stored, statistics show that assaults with firearms have been progressively lowered since 1975. Therefore, J ... y people upset. Anti-gun lobbyists believe that more restrictions breach personal freedom. In 1993, statistics were taken in Edmonton concerning assaults. The statistics showed that firearms were used ...

(2 pages) 57 0 2.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Two Second Decision. The essay shows the importance of wearing a seat belt. Persuasive.

d focus on buckling up, and fines given to those who drive unrestrained should be strictly enforced.Statistics show that in potentially fatal crashes wearing a seat belt increases the chance of surviv ... care into wearing a seat belt. They believe they are unable to be hurt or killed in a crash, so the statistics showing that someone can be killed from not wearing a seatbelt do not even phase them. Sa ...

(5 pages) 333 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Child Abuse - Is it the right thing to do?

iolence that results from punching, beating, kicking, biting, burning or otherwise harming a child. Statistics show that in 1997, 3 million children in the U.S. were reported as abused or neglected ac ...

(3 pages) 109 0 2.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

The Benefits of Home Schooling. A short essay which compares home schooling to the traditional public school and lists many of the benefits of home schooling.

gh many people claim that public education is better and more suitable for children, many facts and statistics show that home schooling is equally, if not more, beneficial.Home schooling parents have ...

(6 pages) 250 5 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

THis essay is about American Prison Reform, the many changes, as well as both sides of the issue- DOes it need to be reformed? It also concludes and solves the issue.

ulation increased along with the number of sentences given, crime rates dropped dramatically. These statistics show that there is a clear connection between a rise in imprisonment and a decrease in cr ... the correctional system, is pivotal. While it is hard to understand, especially with the staggering statistics that are pro-education in the correctional system, many of the educational programs in pr ...

(8 pages) 423 2 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

A persuasive essay leaning towards the fact abortion should be a decision women have the right to make.

issue: it is an ethical one.In the United States, many unwanted pregnancies are the result of rape. Statistics show that 1.3 women are raped every minute. That results in 78 rapes each hour, 1872 rape ...

(2 pages) 145 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Effects of divorce on children.

Presently divorce effects numerous marriages and many of these families include children. Statistics show that over sixty percent of couples seeking a divorce have children living at home (w ...

(4 pages) 150 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How to deal with divorce.

My dad and I did not talk for three years. He has a new life and family. Statistics show that seven out of ten marriages end in divorce. Why couldn't my parents' marriage ha ...

(5 pages) 51 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Metastatic Uterine Cancer".

h age. Some cancers are very common and others are very rare" (www.seattlecca.org). The most recent statistics show that for men the most common cancer is lung cancer, prostate cancer, large bowel can ...

(6 pages) 41 0 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The advantages and disadvantages of traveling; by plane, train, and car.

every airport in the world. Besides being fast and convenient, studies have shown it's also safer. Statistics show air travel as one of the safest ways to travel, baste on its passenger to crash rati ...

(4 pages) 71945 1 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Persuasive essay about why the juvenille justice system isn't harsh enough.

who commit the most serious and violent offenses are becoming more and more violent. I found these statistics directly from the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. Statistics show that j ... les committing crimes at this time turn out to be the adults in prison for life. More disturbingly, statistics show juveniles are rarely ever completely rehabilitated, which is the number one goal of ...

(4 pages) 430 1 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Poverty in the US.

ercent of American families are lived in poverty, which also increased by from 2001. Although these statistics show the poverty level in America, it is very hard to classify who lives in poverty. The ...

(1 pages) 127 2 2.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This Essay is based on detailed facts on Cancer.

ncer is becoming a larger problem every year. More and more people get cancer early in life. Recent statistics show that men have a 1-in-2 lifetime risk to develop a cancer. For women this risk is 1-i ...

(4 pages) 70 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Capital Punishment~Right or Wrong? Essay about the different views involving the death penalty and why they might feel that way.

apital punushment isthat it also prevents other murders from taking place.However, there are actual statistics to prove otherwise.These statistics show that more murders actually take placeduring the ...

(3 pages) 145 5 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Essay regarding the public's Misperception of the criminal court system and due process of the law

ia to get the real "truth". The general majority believe that crime is on a constant rise, although statistics show offenses are at their lowest since the early 1990s. Criminologists blame news covera ...

(8 pages) 215 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Three Strike Law

their safety. Their fear is often caused by dramatic media coverage of violent crimes. Even though, statistics show that violent crimes have been declining since 1991, more and more people are afraid ... d of being victimized than ever before. The question that came to my mind right after reading these statistics, is how come more and more people are afraid of crime if it has been declining? The answe ...

(15 pages) 215 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology