Giving up our civil liberties in fear of rare events with low fatalities is handing those who would harm us effectively hand them their victory medal. Committing to more time, attention and funds into social and mental health services to prevent these sorts of events from happening in the first place would be a more effective preventative measure. Using legislation in an adversarial fashion only harms citizens, leaving them open to violations from their own government as opposed to an anti-government or terrorist body.
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OTTAWA — The Conservatives are understood to be considering new legislation that would make it an offence to condone terrorist acts online.
There is frustration in government, and among law enforcement agencies, that the authorities can’t detain or arrest people who express sympathy for atrocities committed overseas and who may pose a threat to public safety, one Conservative MP said. 493 more words
As we approach the 200 follower mark, it seemed like a good time to officially welcome (or re-welcome) everyone to the blog and answer some frequently asked questions. 429 more words
By REBECCA KOLIMAGA
Since 2004, Cumberland County College’s One Book One College committee has chosen a book that stimulates important conversations. The committee sifts through 20-30 book suggestions each year and, after months of deliberating, chooses a book for One Book One College(OBOC). 570 more words
By MEGHAN MENDEZ
Cumberland County College would like to introduce the Vice President of Finance, Dr. Mark Harris. As vice president, his responsibilities are to govern the financial and administrative departments of the college. 410 more words
By SARAH GALZERANO
Do you, or somebody you know need to get their high school diploma, but can’t attend high school?
Instead of earning a GED (if standardized tests are not your strong suit), there is an interesting “alternative” that New Jersey offers through community colleges, where you can earn a state-issued high school diploma. 649 more words