For years, people have been talking about the harmful consequences of cyberbullying. Yet, many continue to use the internet as a way to safeguard themselves while attacking others. And although this method may seem safe to the cyberbully, there are plenty of harsh consequences. As these acts have become more prevalent and more intense with the advancement of technology, it’s important to stay up-to-date on what the definitions and the various consequences of these harmful acts.
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Many different forms of abuse have been known to take place within relationships. Some people think that just because the abuse is not physical, it isn’t a problem. However, other forms of abuse can end up being much more damaging to the victim’s mental health.
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Across the United States, prostitution is a point of contention and people argue about whether it’s good or bad. In fact, according to research found by Marist Poll, “Nearly half of U.S. residents, 49% report prostitution between two consenting adults should be legal while 44% disagree.” Despite the back and forth on the morality of prostitution, it’s still illegal.
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Reckless driving is a term you may have heard before—but what exactly does it mean? Below, we delve into what’s considered reckless driving in Oregon and the various penalties that come with it.
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For years, research has shared the different ways that alcohol negatively affects the body. Yet, people still turn to alcohol for various reasons. The nonprofit organization Facing Addiction with NCADD found that unfortunately “17.6 million people, or one in every 12 adults, suffer from alcohol use disorder or alcohol dependence.”
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In 2015, Oregon released a Public Service Announcement campaign to reinforce the incredible dangers of underage drinking. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission and alcoholic beverage company Pernod Ricard joined forces to remind parents of the dangers of underage drinking and that parents should not excuse this behavior. The PSA read as follows:
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