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Gun Control
By , valley cottage , NY
In the novella Anthem, Ayn Rand expresses her strong views on the rights of the individual over the group. One of the things she would have a strong opinion on would be gun control.  Although she would side with the individual right to... (more »)
Gun Rights Argument
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In this essay, I will discuss my thoughts on the 2nd amendment right and what we should do about it. This is a well-discussed topic in our country because many people have different points of views on guns and many different reasons. Many... (more »)
Satirical Piece: Descendants of Wolves
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The world, as we know it, is in danger. Ladies and gentlemen, each and every person on this planet who owns a dog as a pet is in great danger. Just last year, 4.5 million people were bitten by a dog, many of them suffering severe injuries and a... (more »)
Homelessness in Hawaii
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One of the most alarming issue occurring in Hawaii is the large amount of homeless people there are. Hawaii has the highest rates of homelessness out of all the states with a rate of 465 homeless people to every 100,000 current residents.The... (more »)
A Letter to Donald Trump From a Privileged... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Dear President Trump, To begin, a cursory message of courtesy and kindness. Congratulations on obtaining one of the most powerful positions in the entire world. A lot is in your hands now, and being an optimist, I’m going to hope... (more »)
Hillary: A Cautionary Tale about Double Standards This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Four months after Election Day and nearly 2 months into Donald Trump’s presidency, I still find myself angered by one of the most prominent and potent narratives explaining the upset of Trump over Hillary Clinton…that Clinton’s simply... (more »)
Five's a Crowd This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Five is a small number. Picturing five friends or classmates is an easy task. There are five oceans, five senses, five members of the Scooby-Doo gang. Now, picture that one in each of these groups is a victim of sexual assault. One in five... (more »)
Oh Art Thou Politics!
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Politics just got bigger than anything before. Today more than ever adolescents have put in the time to share their thoughts and opinions on what is going on in America. Since we do have freedom of speech and take it for granted all the time, we... (more »)
Regulating a Revolution
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In capitalism, no job is guaranteed. Companies make their choice on who to employ based on cost and performance of their workers. The system has thus far worked well for the US -- different jobs are open to people with a range education and... (more »)
Kevin Gates
By , Dutch Harbor, AK
In New Orleans, Louisiana things took a turn for the worse for Kevin Gilyard, also known as rapper Kevin Gates. He is best known for his music, which is listened to all over the world. About a month ago, Kevin was arrested and sentenced to 6... (more »)
The Failures of the Trump Administration’s...
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I strongly disagree with the Trump Administration’s Immigration Policy. I have been a Republican all my life, even before I could vote. I have always agreed with Conservative issues, which is quite funny because I could not vote, but I... (more »)
The Cuban Embargo and Its Impact
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In 1961, American President John F. Kennedy signed an embargo against Cuba that restricted all U.S. exports to Cuba. Kennedy signed this Embargo because Cuba agreed with the Soviet Union to let the Soviet Union build a missile base on the... (more »)
Why the Travel Ban Should Be Accepted by Americans
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September 11th, 2001. What does that date mean to you? I certainly know what it means to me. The terrorist attacks of 2001 cross my mind every day, but as time has progressed, I think Americans have begun to forget. President Trump’s executive... (more »)
Don't Touch Our Guns
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The 2nd Amendment of the constitution states, “the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed” (The Constitution of the United States). Citizens of the United States are debating whether or not to have more... (more »)
Why the Sugar Industry Isn't So Sweet
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According to the CDC, the percent of obese children has tripled since the 1970’s. As of today, one in five students have obesity. Obesity is an epidemic, and the consequences are deadly. Metabolic diseases, including diabetes, heart... (more »)
Why I'm Thankful for America's Veterans
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Dear Wisconsin Veteran, As I look at our American flag today, I think of you. The students at my school say the Pledge of Allegiance every day before school. When I look at the flag, I see war and soldiers fighting for our freedom. When I... (more »)
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