My Voice, My Vote Submissions

Free Speech, Hate Speech

Title: “The Man in the High Chair,” by Isaias Wooden ’22

Description: Our country is currently in a state of disarray. Societal divides are widening. The fate of our country hangs in the balance.  Donald Trump’s rhetoric is to blame for the exacerbation of these divides.

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Title: “Let’s Talk about Cancel Culture” by Christian Pedro ’22

Description: Have you ever felt like your opinions have been suppressed, censored, or “canceled”? Have you ever felt too scared to share your views openly fearing that you would be ridiculed because of them? If your answer is yes to either of these questions, don’t worry, you are probably not alone.

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Title: “Hate Speech” by Jared Cotte ’22

Description: Why all hate speech shouldn’t be protected by the First Amendment and a call to action.

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Title: “Anti Semitism and Bigotry: Condemning and Suppressing all Actions of Hate Speech” by Koby Braunstein ’22

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Gun Violence and Common Sense Legislation

Title: “Safe Storage” by Garrett Gallup ’22

Description: In this podcast, I talk about the issue of improper gun storage and lack of firearm education for children. Through proper storage and educating children on proper gun safety, the number of tragic deaths due to accidental shootings will significantly decrease.

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Title: “The Problems with Gun Control” by Conor Bernier ’22

Description: I believe that many gun control laws that have been past do not do what they are intended to. In fact I believe that most of these laws do very little to nothing to prevent most gun crimes from happening. These laws have only harmed law abiding citizens who now can not get certain guns that could be used in self defense. 

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Title: “The Problem with American Gun Control” by James Beerbower ’22

Description: In my commentary I explain why I believe the current gun laws are flawed and how we should change them.

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Abortion

Title: “A Pro-Life View of Abortion” by Arielena Lang ’22

Description: This presentation video is about the Pro-Life view on abortion. It guides the audience through multiple reasons why abortion should not be performed. As well as describes the scientific evidence and the morality issue that abortion conveys.

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Title: “The Importance of Planned Parenthood and a Woman’s Right to Choose” by Aliza Sadiq ’22

Description: This presentation explains the dangers of abortion restrictions and the numerous benefits of organizations such as Planned Parenthood.

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Immigration

Title: “Coming to America” by Max-William Kanz ’22

Description: Over the summer a friend of mine had plans to go to the US to play college tennis and his Visa got denied and because of that he now doesn’t have a plan for this year as to what he can do. 

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Climate Change

Title: “My Voice My Vote Podcast” by Mackenzie Caruso ’22

Description: My mom hosted the podcast while I was interviewed, and I addressed the issue of animals involved in climate change and presented a solution: a plant based diet.

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The Pandemic

Title: “Rising matters during our global pandemic,” by Brio Aslan ’22

Description: In my presentation, I talk about how COVID-19 destroyed peoples jobs and career pathways to success, I also talk about how during this time, racism has been rising in our country, the USA.

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Women’s Issues

Title: “Rape Culture” by Serafina Squatrito ’22

Description: Men’s aggression being normalized in society needs to stop

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College Tuition

Title: “American College Tuition: World’s Greatest Scam?” By Ricardo Croes-Ball ’22

Description: In this presentation I go into detail about the sheer insanity that is US college tuition, presenting how it compares to income, my personal experiences with it, and finally ways it could be and is being fixed.

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