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Friday, September 1

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    History of Maine law - http://www.maine.gov/dps/bhs/impaired-driving/facts.html
    Maine penalties (and aggravating factors) - http://www.maine.gov/dps/bhs/impaired-driving/laws.html
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    what ignition interinter.
    Los Angeles DUI Lawyer & Attorneys

    EXECUTIVE BRANCH
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is a key executive branch agency working to improve traffic safety. The NHTSA annually gathers and publishes data about drunk driving. The 2008 report: {DrunkDriving2008.pdf}
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Thursday, October 11

  1. page Drunk Driving edited ... {BAC 08 Facts.pdf} {Laws-08BAC.pdf} - This resource also shares some helpful information ab…
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    {BAC 08 Facts.pdf}
    {Laws-08BAC.pdf} - This resource also shares some helpful information about BAC laws in other countries.
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    years. (Source) DUI attorney Grand Rapids
    Maine law
    Text of law and changes to the law in March 2008 (full text here).
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Tuesday, January 10

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    [[rss url="http://news.google.com/news?ds=n&pq=guantanamo+bay&hl=en&sugexp=ppwl&cp=21&gs_id=2e&xhr=t&q=guantanamo+bay+prison&tok=jjI1C1jGe2IrmEjLKIYngg&safe=active&gs_upl=&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.,cf.osb&biw=1260&bih=659&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss" link="true" number="10"]]
    HELPFUL RESOURCES
    NYTimes: Subject to Debate on Guantanamo Bay
    INTEREST GROUPS
    http://ccrjustice.org/learn-more/faqs/factsheet:-military-commissions
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Friday, December 16

  1. page Cyberbullying edited ... This blog post describes what states and schools might do to better respond to cyberbullying: …
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    This blog post describes what states and schools might do to better respond to cyberbullying: http://cyberbullying.us/blog/cyberbullying-laws-and-school-policy-a-blessing-or-curse.html
    LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
    Proposed federal legislation: http://www.nj.com/gloucester-county/index.ssf/2011/03/federal_bill_will_help_combat.html
    Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (1998)
    Missouri Law
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Tuesday, December 13

  1. page Obesity edited ... EXERCISE in SCHOOLS • http://sitemaker.umich.edu/356.speregen/physical_education_and_school_p…
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    EXERCISE in SCHOOLS
    • http://sitemaker.umich.edu/356.speregen/physical_education_and_school_performance (see 4th and 5th paragraphs)
    • Hearing before Congress - http://edlabor.house.gov/blog/2008/07/improving-physical-education-i.shtml
    • http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/06/02/states-requiring-physical-education-schools-set-specific/
    • American Heart Association - http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/IssuesandCampaigns/Obesity-Nutrition-and-Physical-Activity-Healthy-People-Healthy-Lifestyles_UCM_307737_Article.jsp#.TueqFeCcYsY
    • http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/trends.html (maps of where obesity is highest and how it has changed over time)
    •AMA on obesity-related laws
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    http://www.oprah.com/showinfo/Americas-New-Deadly-Obsession
    http://www.distraction.gov/stats-and-facts
    COMPARISON TO FOOTBALL FIELD: http://www.vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2009/07/2009-571.html (scroll to 2nd paragraph of "Explanation of Findings" heading)
    New federal pilot program: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/distracted-driving-federal-enforcement-pilot-program-begins/story?id=10377741&page=2
    Comparing distracted driving to drunk driving: http://www.unews.utah.edu/p/?r=062206-1
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    Explanation of "Shall Issue" and "May Issue" definitions
    Newspaper article - looser gun laws
    Gun violence statistics: http://www.nij.gov/topics/crime/gun-violence/
    FBI: Background checks: http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/nics
    Article about gun violence in the US: http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2011/jan/10/gun-crime-us-state

    Gun ownership/restrictions in Europe compared to US: http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1885130,00.html
    Comparing firearm deaths in US, Europe, and Japan (1st paragraph): http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article.cfm?articleid=1214
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  4. page Guantanamo Bay edited ... INTEREST GROUPS http://ccrjustice.org/learn-more/faqs/factsheet:-military-commissions Suppo…
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    INTEREST GROUPS
    http://ccrjustice.org/learn-more/faqs/factsheet:-military-commissions
    Support continued imprisonment in Guantanamo - Heritage Foundation (search website for Guantanamo - this video may also help:
    http://www.heritage.org/multimedia/video/2008/02/the-facts-about-guantanamo-bay)

    STATISTICS/OPINION POLLS
    JUDICIAL BRANCH
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    http://psychcentral.com/lib/2007/a-brief-overview-of-eating-disorders/all/1/
    http://www.state.sc.us/dmh/anorexia/statistics.htm
    Resources specific to eating disorders. You are welcome to look for other groups. This list may help you get started.
    The federal government should pass new legislation to ensure that health insurance adequately covers eating disorders
    http://www.eatingdisorderscoalition.org/
    http://www.allianceforeatingdisorders.com/National-Bills
    http://www.eatingdisordersmaine.com/id62.html
    The federal government should fund more educational and research initiatives to address eating disorders
    http://www.allianceforeatingdisorders.com/National-Bills (see top part of page on research/education)
    http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/eating-disorders/complete-index.shtml#pub5 (whole website has helpful background information, but bottom part of page has specific research initiatives on studying genes)
    Oppose government action on obesity/eating disorders:
    http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=3983

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    • CATO Institute - http://www.cato.org/. Specific article about childhood obesity and San Francisco's recent ban on toys in fast food meals: http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=12541. Specific article about tax on sodas: http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=11955
    • Center for Consumer Freedom - look for links on the left about obesity
    Resources specific to eating disorders. You are welcome to look for other groups. This list may help you get started.
    The federal government should pass new legislation to ensure that health insurance adequately covers eating disorders
    http://www.eatingdisorderscoalition.org/
    http://www.allianceforeatingdisorders.com/National-Bills
    http://www.eatingdisordersmaine.com/id62.html
    The federal government should fund more educational and research initiatives to address eating disorders
    http://www.allianceforeatingdisorders.com/National-Bills (see top part of page on research/education)
    http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/eating-disorders/complete-index.shtml#pub5 (whole website has helpful background information, but bottom part of page has specific research initiatives on studying genes)
    Oppose government action on obesity/eating disorders:
    http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=3983

    HELPFUL RESOURCES
    EXERCISE in SCHOOLS
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