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  1. Mar 2018
    1. Non-Voluntary Euthanasia: The person cannot make a decision or cannot make their wishes known.

      The definition of non-voluntary euthanasia is when a persons life is taken without their own say in the matter.

  2. Feb 2018
    1. Trump claimed that the wall would cost only $12 billion, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) internal report in February put the cost at $21.6 billion, but that may be a major underestimate.

      Trump estimated a price that would sound convenient for him to gain support meanwhile the true estimate was far-fetched.

    1. Unable to find a legislative remedy to protect minors who were brought to this country through no fault of their own

      DACA was created by Obama because there were many instances of young children who were brought to America and being deported from the only home they knew.

    2. Those signing up for DACA must show that they have clean criminal records. They have to be enrolled in high school or college, or serve in the military. Their status is renewable every two years

      DACA recipients must meet certain requirements in order to maintain their status in the United States.

  3. Jan 2018
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    1. According to net neutrality believers, this would constitute ‘corporations controlling the internet’ and undermine the internet’s democratic and supposedly ‘free’ principles.

      Individual Internet users would be kicked off from the network and overshadowed by major corporations who make a profit off of the content they provide to internet users.

    2. The concern of net neutrality supporters is not that major media outlets will find a new way to slug it out with each other for market share, but that everyone else—bloggers, niche news sources and small websites generally—will be priced out of the market for priority service and consigned to a much poorer internet experience

      The internet will not be openly available to those who make a living off of it due to the equal price that will be more out of the price range of some people.

    3. et neutrality is a grab- bag of cartoonish anti­corporate populism.The introduction of net neutrality rules by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in late February is a threat to the freedom of the internet and its capacity for continue

      Seeing as how our class is for Net Neutrality, this article makes it obvious that Net Neutrality is not a popular option among many consumers.

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    1. the FCC’s 2015 heavy-handed utility-style regulation of broadband Internet access service, which imposed substantial costs on the entire Internet ecosystem.

      All internet users were being either overcharged or undercharged for the amount of internet that they were making use of.

    2. Requires that ISPs disclose information about their practices to consumers, entrepreneurs, and the Commission, including any blocking, throttling, paid prioritization, or affiliated prioritization.

      Things that are hidden by ISP are now required to be revealed so that consumers know what it is that they are paying for.

    3. Reinstates the classification of mobile broadband Internet access service as a private mobile service.

      Internet used on the phone will be charged as a service fee because they are consuming more of it than other people.

    4. The Federal Communications Commission today voted to restore the longstanding, bipartisan light-touch regulatory framework that has fostered rapid Internet growth, openness, and freedom for nearly 20 years.

      This is the main point of the article which explains how the FCC is changing the jurisdiction of internet usage and consumerism.

    5. The framework adopted by the Commission today will protect consumers at far less cost to investment than the prior rigid and wide-ranging utility rules.

      This is a main point of this article because it is stating that the FCC has come to a solution for many internet consumers who pay too much for the little amount of internet they use.

    6. In particular, the FCC’s action today has restored the jurisdiction of the Federal Trade Commission to act when broadband providers engage in anticompetitive, unfair, or deceptive acts or practices.

      The FCC has has changed an act that has been unfair for many people who pay for the internet.