Archive | February, 2014

How the Right to Privacy is Changing in Today’s Modern World

28. February 2014

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Remember when you didn’t really have passwords? You usually only needed a code word or secret phrase for your alarm system or your bank—there wasn’t much else you used them for. Your bank usually used your mother’s maiden name. And how easy is it for someone to find that out? For years, it has been […]

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Transgender…How This Term is Changing America’s Definition of Gender

26. February 2014

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Many people have different ideas about what transgender means. This depends on many factors including exposure to the term, age, education, part of the country, and probably tolerance level. For years, you were considered male or female based on what was on your birth certificate. This was determined by your external genitalia at birth. Changing […]

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How to Be a Good Dog Owner in Florida

23. February 2014

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Being a responsible dog owner is part of owning a dog. This includes proper health care, housing, feeding, gear, etc. But it also includes following the laws of the state you live in. Each state has different laws regarding dogs, and Florida has its fair share. In addition, there are many local laws that may […]

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Benefits of Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse…or Other Disaster Situations

19. February 2014

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Zombies are all the rage in popular culture. Then there are other doomsday scenarios like nuclear war, global warming, disease, aliens, etc… No matter which of these you believe, or even if you don’t believe, it never hurts to be prepared for disaster. This is especially true for us in Florida, as even something as […]

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Human Trafficking in Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida

16. February 2014

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Human trafficking was usually something most people saw in movies or on television. Or assumed was just happening in other countries or in big cities. Recently more people are becoming aware that human trafficking is a big problem all over the world, and especially in Florida. Florida ranks third in the nation on human trafficking. […]

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Guns, Schools, and Food

12. February 2014

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Guns and similar weapons are not allowed in schools or on school property except under certain circumstances in Florida. Florida’s laws on this are addressed in Chapter 790 of the Florida State Statutes. 790.06 addresses schools and specifically says this about schools and school property and guns: A license issued under this section does not […]

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The Warning Shot

10. February 2014

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A warning shot is often fired on TV and in films. You even hear about them in real life. And many might think it is a legal thing to do. They are usually wrong. The consequences of firing a warning shot depend on the state you live in, so we’ll just address Florida’s thoughts on […]

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