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I Think It's Very Important That People Know Their Rights

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 166 People

    I'M Starting To Get Really Worried

    It's great to know your rights and all, but it seems more and more people's rights are being denied anyway. Knowing your rights really only helps you in the courtroom. I wish human rights were respected, the fact that they so often aren't makes me afraid of where we are heading.
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F May 23, 2013

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    Virginia Beach, Va

    THE Virginia Beach Police and state police on Virginia Beach highway duty have been stopping motorcyclists and writing tickets for riders wearing helmets, but not the helmets approved by the US DOT. BUT The law in Virginia, while stating that motorcyclists must wear helmets, does...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 1 Response Jul 12, 2011

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    They Could Be Useful...

    Yesterday I was lucky enough to read through BoxingBro's story under this experience. I found the short film he pasted to be very useful and was ready to use it for future reference. I had thought of one person who MUST see it, my 18 year old cousin who happens to get into a LOT...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 3 Responses May 30, 2010

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    Know Your Rights!

    When you are arrested, you MUST hear this Verse, or the police CAN NOT use it againt you in court! However, if they have not "Placed you under-arrest" than it doesn't matter!   You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 29, 2010

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    xSilentlySufferingx xSilentlySufferingx 18-21, F May 6, 2010

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    im so very sad bcoz im not thing ah story today
    ronz40 ronz40 18-21, F Dec 18, 2011

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    I'm clumsy, silly, a little strange, awkward in the highest level, not good with socialising, and really blunt about what I think. But i don't know how else I should act so why...
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    it's how you see me, It's just ME, Myself and Steve I am who I am and if you like me and love me for that then we will get on fine
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    just when people put them self's out their way to much.
    oliviatt oliviatt 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Flying back from New York on the redeye in the summer of 1970, I sprawled across the row of seats, as the plane was almost empty. Before deregulation, one could get cheap seats...
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    i am emotional being,i had been made fool by my emotional side...many times...when people asked for my help...but they really don't need tht..just wanna have benifit of my...
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    i always get this feeling about people and when i don't follow that feeling, i end up letting it fester inside of me until i go insane over it.
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    "Am I attractive"-obviously attractive girl with ten pounds of make up
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    I never begged....I trained them to tell me the agenda. ...I trained this one already ...
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    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 7

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    This thread makes me sad. I had to save up for 3 months with hard work and determinations (Not to forget the help of Shrek.) to get just enough for the Xbox one
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    im really gonna kill myself
    Tru3nigmax Tru3nigmax 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    the difference between me and Other people is, I say things on the internet and people are always like "you wouldn't say that in person" no... I would, I am honest, one time a girl...
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    I'm on another rant today because i've realised how many times i play scenarios in my head about breaking things apart and destroying my life. I'm not depressed but everyone has...
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