Fallacies Of The Assault Weapons Ban

  • Fallacy

    Click a fallacy on the left and drag it over to the correct example on the right. Repeat until all fallacies are correctly matched with their corresponding examples. Congratulations! You have completed this activity. Apple Polishing Of course, Cory, a generous, kind and giving brother, would let us play with his racetrack. Ad Hominem Todd agrees with the referee's call and says the referee made a good decision when he called the pass incomplete; however, this cannot be considered true because

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  • The Upstart Assault

    THE UPSTART’S ASSAULT – A CASE STUDY The current Market Share of telecommunication segments are as follows – Market Segment Meridicom Market Share (%) Revenue Share TelZip Market Share (%) Market Leader Landline 85 70% 5 Meridicom Broadband 60 25% 0 Meridicom Mobile 5 5% 25 Unknown Meridicom’s Strength: 1. Their Market share suggests that Meridicom is Market Leader in Landline and Broadband segment. 2. They gather customer usage data by controlling connection between local exchange

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  • Concealed Weapons on Campus

    Concealed weapons on campus BCOM/275 Concealed weapons on campus Concealed weapons on campus? In recent years America has been haunted by reality of horrendous school shootings such as what occurred at Virginia Tech in 2007. With this ugly reality some people are advocating for permission of concealed weapons on campus. Firearms can be used as a good form of defense against a formidable threat but would the carrying of concealed weapons on campus really make the campus safer? What if the law

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  • Sexual Assault

    Army Sexual Assault & Response Program PE: L301 Scenario 1 Minnie Lee and Sandra Chip are both sergeant first class attending the Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course (ANCOC). They have become good friends during their training and have a lot in common. Both of them are divorced and have one child. With only a week left in the course, they decide to go to the theater to see the latest movie. As they watch the movie Minnie asks Sandra, “May I kiss you?” Before Sandra can respond, Minnie grabs

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  • Weapons

    parts or cells. When referring to weapon proliferation, it needs to stop. While reading the article, I continued to notice the author was referring to small arms and light weapons as different entities, and I don’t really understand the difference. When doing further research I found; “Small arms and light weapons are man-portable weapons made or modified to military specifications for use as lethal instruments of war. Small arms are broadly categorized as those weapons intended for use by individual

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  • Logic Fallacies

    Master List of Logical Fallacies  Fallacies are fake or deceptive arguments, arguments that prove nothing. Fallacies often seem superficially sound, and far too often have immense persuasive power, even after being clearly exposed as false. Fallacies are not always deliberate, but a good scholar’s purpose is always to identify and unmask fallacies in arguments.                      Ad Hominem Argument: Also, "personal attack," "poisoning the well." The fallacy of attempting to refute an argument

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  • Sexual Assault

    her mouth over her lips. Sandra struggles to get away, not believing what is happening to her. After pulling away, she walks out of the theater in a state of shock and surprise. a. Does the scenario describe a sexual assault? Yes. No consent. b. If so, what type? It is indecent Assault c. If rape, what type? Not rape. d. Who is the victim? Sandra Chip e. Who is the alleged perpetrator? Minnie Lee Scenario 2 First Sergeant Lee asks SSG Long to befriend and mentor his teenage son Mike. SSG Long is a

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  • Ban the Burqa?

    States, as well as other countries, and is getting questioned as to if it should be banned or not. A ban of women wearing a Burka in public would be a morally correct decision. Since the Burka covers the face, as well as the whole body, it poses as a security threat to the public. A woman wearing a Burka may be hiding the tools to carry out an attack of sorts under the clothe itself. The ban on Burka's would satisfy the Utilitarianism belief of 'the greatest good for the greatest number',

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  • The Assault

    The Theme of Responsibility and The Assault By Harry Mulisch In order to be responsible, one must be able to make moral and rational decisions while taking in consideration the guilt one will feel if the memory of their actions come back to haunt them. The Assault by Harry Mulisch explores the idea of responsibility through the infliction of a murder on the lives of innocent and guilty people. The idea that one must be able to answer for one’s behavior is portrayed in a peculiar way throughout

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  • Fallacies

    argument, makes no attempt to provide evidence for its conclusion; whether or not you’ll be excommunicated for disbelieving the geocentric model has no bearing on whether the geocentric model is true. The argument therefore commits the appeal to force fallacy. Example: Ad Hominem (1) William Dembski argues that modern biology supports the idea that there is an intelligent designer who created life. (2) Dembski would say that because he’s religious. Therefore: (3) Modern biology doesn’t support

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  • Fallacies

    failure and definitely a fallacy. “Remember the Alamo" is a non sequitur fallacy in today’s society. Originally, the phrase was used as a battle cry during the “massacres by Mexican forces at the Alamo in San Antonio.” (Answers) I believe the original rendition of the slogan was completely relevant to its said situation, but today, people use the phrase as a way to convey strength and honor in essentially any situation. In this case the slogan can be a non sequitur fallacy because the original

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  • Fallacies

    Locating Fallacies in Articles How can I attain balance in my life to become a successful JIU student?   After reading the article: Academic Performance of College Students; I discovered a fallacy. The article is a research that was completed in 2006, but it is a little misleading for the reader, due to college students are less prepared for college-level work than their predecessors. It says they spend less hours studying and more hours working. Through out times, students have balanced

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  • Gun Bans

    Gun Bans According to Noam Scheiber of The New REPUBLIC, in the article published on July 24th, 2012 title “Yes, Really, Ban All the Guns”, http://www.tnr.com/blog/plank/105337/yes-really-ban-all-the-guns#; his opinions are that, that no guns are safe. He feels that guns from home defense to hunting all should be banned. In this article he states “Guns kept in the home for self-protection are 43 times more likely to kill a family member, friend or acquaintance than to kill an intruder, according

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  • Assumptions and Fallacies

    are fallacies? How are fallacies used in written, oral, and visual arguments? What might you do to avoid fallacies in your thinking? According to Paul and Elder (2008), “fallacies can be pursued in at least two different ways. One defines, explains, and exemplifies ways in which unsound arguments can be made to appear sound. Or it can be approached deeply, in which case one relates the construction of fallacies to pursuit of human interests and irrational desires.” In other words fallacies are

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  • Fallacy

    Fallacy Summaries with Examples Name: Institution: Fallacy Summaries with Examples Appeal to Authority The fallacy of appeal to authority also referred to as the Fallacious Appeal to Authority, irrelevant Authority or Ad Vercundiam takes the following form, the first person is claimed to be an authority on subject S and hence makes a claim C about subject S hence making C true. The fallacy is mostly committed when the individual in question is not a lawful authority on the subject. This implies

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  • Teachers & Weapons

    Teachers and Weapons in Schools Jessica Rhodes Composition II WI12 Instructor S. Cochran February 10, 2013 Abstract In this paper, I will explore the controversial question of whether teachers should be allowed or required to carry weapons on school campuses. The question of whether the topic should be entertained has come up time and again after tragedies occur, the timeline of which will be summarized herein. The recent tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, that

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  • Gun Control: - S.150 - Assault Weapons Ban of 2013

    - S.150 - Assault Weapons Ban of 2013 Connecticut December 2012, a Bushmaster AR-15 assault weapon was involved in the deaths of twenty children. Colorado, an AR-15 assault rifle was involved in the killing of twelve innocent civilians at a movie theater. A TEC-DC 9, Hi-Point 995 Carbin, and a Savage 67H shotgun involved in killing eleven high school students along with one high school teacher in Colorado. The fundamental question here, is that why are such powerful assault weapons in the hands

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  • Fallacies of the Assault Weapons Ban

    Fallacies of the Assault Weapons Ban Abstract Violent crime is a growing problem in our country. Politicians are always looking for new laws to impose on their people in order to combat the problem. Unfortunately, some of these laws are written by individuals who do not possess a thorough knowledge of the topic they are attempting to regulate. One example of these laws is the Federal Assault Weapons Ban that was in place from 1994-2004. This law made it illegal to produce or purchase a firearm

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  • Assault Weapons Ban

    Assault Weapons Ban Within the past few years there has been several mass shootings with in the United States like Sandy hook and Columbine. These crimes were done assault weapons, due to these crimes the proposal of an assault weapons ban is being brought up. This interests me as an active gun owner and activist. But with as much of an unbiased view I look for the answer. Should there be a ban on assault weapons? The most popular method for attempting to reduce violent crimes would be gun control

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  • Fallacy

    the Josh Peck to convey the slippery slope fallacy. Slippery slope arguments falsely assume that one thing must lead to another. They begin by suggesting that if we do one thing then that will lead to another, and before we know it we’ll be doing something that we don’t want to do. So according to my advertisement Weight Watchers will help attract the opposite sex. Another fallacy I used in my advertisement was the hasty generalization fallacy. his fallacy is committed when a person draws a conclusion

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  • Analysis of Assault Weapon and Large-Capacity Magazine Bans

    Analysis of Assault Weapon and Large-Capacity Magazine Bans Lawrence A. Cifarelli III University of New Haven Abstract The Assault Weapon and Large-Capacity Magazine Ban of 1994 is a policy that was implemented in order to reduce the homicide rate involving assault weapons and keep this type of weapon out of the hands of criminals. Also, large-capacity magazines were also banned, thus intending on reducing the homicide rate since criminals would not be able to have magazines that could

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  • Assualt Weapon Ban

    movement started to ban assault style rifles, not only would this ban be ineffective but it would be a solution to an issue that does not exist. Assault rifles are used in a very small percentage of gun crimes in the United States and they are only cosmetically different from other rifles. There has been a ban on them in the past and it proved to be an ineffective measure that was allowed to expire without being renewed by congress. These types of superficial classifications of weapons is useless when

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  • Fallacy

    often cited as an example of this, but their 40% Aids rate--definitely attributable to rampant sexual activity--is impossible to overlook. Encapsulated in this spiel are what could be termed ‘the four great fallacies of the Africa Debate’. I’ll attend to each of these in turn. Fallacy 1 - Africa’s problems are by in large internal There’s no denying that some of Africa’s problems are internal but the claim that they are entirely (or even by in large internal) is demonstrably false: it ignores

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  • Weapon Control

    Weapons Under Control English 115 September 2, 2011 Weapons Under Control If I had the resources or power to change one societal issue, I would like to change gun control. Weapons are a major issue facing the world today. Regardless of whether it is arms control or guns control

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  • Assault and Battery

    which words threatening violence may constitute a tortuous assault. (ii). How the victim’s consent may defeat an action for battery. It is thus arrived at with the aid extracted from works of various renowned scholars, judicial precedents both binding and persuasive, and the legitimate Acts of parliament as well as, the student’s module which is a guide to the course outline. Assault and battery are considered as a single offence under criminal

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  • Fallacies

    goal to persuade someone to take action or accept a belief; the strategic argument style used; the effectiveness of persuasion; the use of specific appeals to ethos, pathos, and logos; apparent logical problems such as use of visual deception or fallacies; how the argument might be improved. * Project is well written. * Project meets posted length requirements. | B: 88-98 points | * Essay demonstrates some understanding of the visual arguments through the title, introduction, introduction

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  • Sexual Assault

    The assault crime of rape can be applied to many types of sexual attacks. Some of the more common types are forcible rape, acquaintance (date) rape and statutory rape. Statistics show that more than half of the victims in these cases were acquainted with their attacker. Sadly, an estimated one out of four forcible rape crimes is actually reported to police making it the least reported of all violent offenses. Forcible rape as defined in the FBI’s UCR Program is the carnal knowledge of a

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  • Bag the Ban or Ban the Bag

    Ban the Bag or Bag the Ban: An In-depth Look Into Austin’s Ban on Single-Use Bags In today’s day and age, the topic of environmental sustainability and the protection of the environment are found at the basis of a multitude of political debates and arguments. The way we, and our government, view the protection of the environment and the impact we have on the world around us has shaped the types of policies that governments in the U.S. have passed. One of these policies which has been implemented

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  • Fallacies

    Appendix C Categorizing Fallacies Categorize each fallacy statement by copying and pasting it into the text box adjacent to its matching fallacy type. Fallacy Statements |Fallacy Type |Fallacy Statement | |Ad hominem/genetic |3. From a study group member: “I just don’t get it. One minute she says she’s coming, and| | |then the next, she calls to cancel. I wonder

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  • Weapons

    the country. After the revolution war, everybody had a weapon. Militias had the job to protect the community, it was not real army or police, but just citizen that care about security. Prior to the American Revolution there was neither budget nor manpower nor government desire to maintain a full-time army. Therefore, the armed citizen-soldier carried the responsibility. Service in militia, including providing one's own ammunition and weapons, was mandatory for all men. But the real change occured

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  • Ban Guns

    Japan don’t even make it to triple digits as opposed to US 6 digits. My proposition is that we put stricter laws on guns such as banning assault rifles because assault rifles are weapons with an intent to harm and are over the top weapons. Weapons should be used to defend against a life-threatening situation not a go-to when a physical altercation gets tough. Weapons such as handguns and shotguns are enough for life-threatening situations. I also propose that we do universal background checks to get

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  • Why Assault Weapons Should Not Be Banned

    Crux Argument: Assault rifles have a name and reputation that make them seem much more dangerous than they really are. There are many misconceptions about these rifles amongst the public, media, and politicians and as such they have been demonized as weapons with the sole purpose of dealing death and destruction. In actuality assault rifles play a very small part in gun violence or mass killings and banning them would do nothing to slow these crimes. Opening: Good morning Senators, thank

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  • Ambigious Fallacy

    Ambiguous Middle Alias: Ambiguous Middle Term Four-Term Fallacy Taxonomy: Logical Fallacy > Informal Fallacy > Ambiguity > Equivocation > Ambiguous Middle < Four-Term Fallacy < Syllogistic Fallacy < Formal Fallacy < Logical Fallacy Form: Any validating form of categorical syllogism with an ambiguous middle term. For a short introduction to categorical syllogisms, see the entry for syllogistic fallacy. Example Counter-Example All human fetuses are human. Any human is a being with

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  • Fallacies

    Nicole Bratcher-Bouyer February 3, 2015 Fallacy Essay Don’t Be a Menace The hit 1996 movie Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood is a remake of multiple classic hood movies mixed into one, in which the writers utilized rhetorical fallacies to point out stereotypes of black youth growing up in the hood. There are a plethora of fallacies in the film, but two stood out to me the most. The first major fallacy of the film begins in the scene of the main character

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  • Assault and Battery

    "Assault and Battery" Assault and battery are two separate crimes. Assault is when a person tries to injure another person. Battery is when the criminal actually injures another person. These terms are usually coupled together and used as one offense. A person can commit assault and not commit battery. Furthermore, a person cannot commit battery without assaulting the victim. The Virginia law code states that when a "simple" assault and battery occurs, the criminal will be guilty of a Class

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  • Sexual Assault

    This essay will examine the topic of sexual assault on University campus. Firstly, the legal definition of sexual assault is that it is an offense to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat. This essay will examine the sociological research conducted on the topic of sexual assault on University campus, and there have been a number of identified reasons in being sexually assaulted. Reasons that were discovered include the way an individual presented

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  • Common Fallacies

    LOGICAL FALLACY | DEFINITION | EXAMPLE | Ad Hominem | Attacking the character of the arguer rather than the argument | “Mary has no credibility on the smoking ban issue, because she was once a smoker herself” | Bandwagon (Ad Populum) | Suggesting that a person should agree to something because it is popular | “Over one thousand people have decided to sign up, so you should too” | Begging the Question | Using circular reasoning to prove a conclusion | “Conservatives believe in hard work and

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  • Fallacies

    Abstract A fallacy is an argument that uses poor reasoning. An argument can be fallacious whether or not its conclusion is true. A fallacy can be either formal or informal. An error that stems from a poor logical form is sometimes called a formal fallacy or simply an invalid argument. My paper will involve the fallacy of false cause, fallacy of accident, and fallacy of equivocation and amphiboly. It will gives examples on how there are many connections of the world and the fallacies. Fallacies

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  • Weapons

    MEDIEVAL WEAPONS Other Titles in ABC-CLIO’s WEAPONS AND WARFARE SERIES Aircraft Carriers, Paul E. Fontenoy Ancient Weapons, James T. Chambers Artillery, Jeff Kinard Ballistic Missiles, Kev Darling Battleships, Stanley Sandler Cruisers and Battle Cruisers, Eric W. Osborne Destroyers, Eric W. Osborne Helicopters, Stanley S. McGowen Machine Guns, James H. Willbanks Military Aircraft in the Jet Age, Justin D. Murphy Military Aircraft, 1919–1945, Justin D. Murphy Military Aircraft

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  • Logical Fallacies

    Logical Fallacies Fallacies are common errors in reasoning that will undermine the logic of your argument. Fallacies can be either illegitimate arguments or irrelevant points, and are often identified because they lack evidence that supports their claim. Avoid these common fallacies in your own arguments and watch for them in the arguments of others. • o Slippery Slope: This is a conclusion based on the premise that if A happens, then eventually through a series of small steps, through B, C,

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  • Fallacies

    also fails to highlight the perspective of the other participants. He fails to tell us the reason as to why someone may think that his opinion is unacceptable. Is there anyone fighting his stand? Fallacies “as long as you do the work, showing up for a class should be irrelevant." This violates the fallacy, weak induction. We see that Kevin is trying to convince Tanya against the idea of going to class. We can almost agree with him that if we are done with our assignments, we don't have to attend

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  • Sexual Assaults

    Investigating Sexual Assaults Sexual Assaults Incident Reports Jurisdictions have different approaches when it comes to the reporting and documentation of sexual assaults which has resulted in an inefficient system for dealing with these cases. This week’s reading identifies practices and procedures that can help in streamlining the process for law enforcement officials. Coding Each case that is reported should be documented in writing and provided with a case number regardless of the

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  • To Ban or Not to Ban

    Dawn Branscombe 21st Century Skills: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving March 20, 2016 Chip Hellman To Ban or Not to Ban With gun violence on the rise, some lawmakers have decided to argue for the banning of guns. (Vizzard, 2015) Over the years, there have been many arguments between citizens and lawmakers whether to ban guns or not. With mass shootings in Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut, and Arizona in recent years, the argument has been brought back to the surface. However, still no

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  • Assault Weapon Ban

    Should Assault Weapons Be Banned? In the present day, gun shootings are not new to our ears. The debate over gun control has been relentless with the efforts of gun control by the top people in the government falling on deaf ears. The news in the magazines, newspapers, and the television depict that assault weapons are making things worse for the ordinary man. Millions of emergency department visits have also announced that gun control needs to be taken with a lot of weight. Thousands of civilians

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  • Nuclear Weapons Debate

    Nuclear Weapons Debate Part. 1 Sagan / Waltz - The Great Debate Assignment Do you think the international community should strive for ‘nuclear zero’ or not? Both authors have strong arguments, the threat of terrorist using the nuclear weapons on the one hand (Sagan), and than nuclear weapons “have caused sixty-five years of peace” (Waltz). But I think that position of Waltz has more logic behind. Sure, terrorists is a big threat, but they do use a lot of different kinds of weapons. Should

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  • Sexual Assault

    Read each scenario and determining the following: a. Does the scenario describe a sexual assault? b. If so, what type? c. If rape, what type? d. Who is the victim? e. Who is the alleged perpetrator Scenario 1Minnie Lee and Sandra Chip are both sergeant first class attending the Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course (ANCOC). They have become good friends during their training and have a lot in common. Both of them are divorced and have one child. With only a week left in the course

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  • Fallacies

    The Fallacy of Perfection: the belief that you should be able to handle every situation with confidence and skill. Once you believe that it is possible to be a perfect communicator, the next step is to believe that others won’t like you if you’re not perfect. If you feel this way, sharing feelings of uncertainty or admitting your mistakes seem like social defects. Trying to appear perfect uses up energy and risks friendships. Your self-esteem suffers as well when you don’t measure up to your

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  • Chemical Weapons

    INTRODUCTION The following research paper has been compiled to provide an insight into Chemical Weapons (CW). It deals with the description and the usage of various chemical reagents used by various countries and their negative effects. The following also shows the policies of countries towards chemical weapons, their stockpiles and their lethality and disposal. The following report also shows the history of chemical warfare, their demilitarisation, proliferation and the various councils set up

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  • Sexual Assault

    places her mouth over her lips. Sandra struggles to get away, not believing what is happening to her. After pulling away, she walks out of the theater in a state of shock and surprise. a. Does the scenario describe a sexual assault? - Yes b. If so, what type? - Indecent assault c. If rape, what type? - Not Rape d. Who is the victim? - Sandra Chip e. Who is the alleged perpetrator - Minnie Lee Scenario 2First Sergeant Lee asks SSG Long to befriend and mentor his teenage son Mike. SSG

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  • Medieval Weapons Medieval Weapons

    Outline I. Introduction II. Knights Weapons A. Topic sentence B. Used Swords C. Used heavy artery D. Conclusion III. Castle (Defense and Offense) A. Topic sentence B. Trebuchet C. Catapult D. Cross-bow E. Conclusion IV. Coat and Arms Weapons A. Long-bow B. Flail C. Mace D. War hammer E. Conclusion V. Final Conclusion Medieval Weapons

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