April 14, 2013
The Gun Control Debate
The gun control debate sparked major attention to gun control policies that have become a major issue within the country and has led to several conflicts and concerns within Congress and Legislative office. Acts of violence has developed into a nationwide problem and needs effective attention in order to gain gun control across the country. The victims and families of the shootings have now congregated together in efforts of passing more gun control policies. The serious issues arise developed and occurred the media and most popular on improving and protecting social influence in communities regarding bullying and gun control.
Regulatory policies are those …show more content…
However, unlike competitive regulatory policies, it usually has more control by regulating groups as a way of protecting or promoting the interest of that particular group and its members. For example of self regulatory policies protect professions and occupations ranging from surgeons, lawyers, physicians to health care professionals in general. Redistributive policies are more difficult to enact when they involve the real location of money, rights or power. Those who possess money or power already, tend to shift their political realm more in their favor. In other words, the usual pattern of the redistribute policy shifts more on the concern of resources for those “who have” and those “who have not.”
The redistributive influence focused primarily on policies such as the graduated income tax, Medicare and Medicaid, the war on Poverty and the Voting Rights Act. For example the Johnson administration War on Poverty represented the efforts of shifting wealth and other beneficial resources to the blacks and poor communities. Even though there was plenty of resistance from conservatives and those “who have” it was gradually dispersed and dismantled to the poor and needed communities. This shift was effective because developed head start programs for childcare, provided additional community service centers, recreations and job …show more content…
Material policies provided tangible resources or substantive power to their beneficiaries or impose real disadvantages on those who are adversely affected. For example Legislation requires employers to pay a prescribed minimum wage, appropriating money for a public housing program or provide income support payments to farmers would be a form of material policies. Symbolic policies on the other hand, have a minimum of material impact on people. It does not deliver what it appears to deliver. This policy allocates no tangible advantage or disadvantage. Symbolic policy will aid to change people’s values such as world peace, patriotism or equal rights or social justice. For example, freedom of speech and expression protected by the First Amendment, one has the right to voice their own opinion and make statements on a concern that interest them such as pro-choice or pro-life concerning