Controversial Topic Essay

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  • Abortion Is A Controversial Topic

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    Abortion is a controversial topic and in 1973 (PBS.org), the United States court case of Roe v. Wade resulted in an unconstitutional ruling of abortions as illegal except when a mother life was in jeopardy. This case politically polarized citizens of the country, influenced debates and resulted in violence (PBS.org). The polarization of public opinions among citizens concerning abortions can be related to many factors. Some factors that can polarize citizens’ public opinions towards abortion include

  • Euthanasi A Controversial Topic

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    Briana Underwood Panzani Lifespan TR 12:30 24 April 2015 About Euthanasia For many years euthanasia has been a controversial topic. The argument of euthanasia is vastly criticized by Richard T. Hull and Margaret A. Somerville. Richard T. Hull talked about the “yes” argument, saying that euthanasia should be legalized. Margaret A. Somerville presented the “no” argument, saying it is not alright to end someone’s life in any circumstance. After reading and analyzing both sides of the argument, I have

  • Guns Are A Controversial Topic

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    Guns are a very controversial topic for almost all people. There is a good amount of people who are progun, for reasons such as self-defense, hunting, and so on. There is also a good amount of people who are antigun, for reasons such as they kill people, they are dangerous, and so on. The people who own them, view guns as tools or toys, vs. the people who are scared of them, view them as killing machines. There are many different views, thoughts, and opinions on guns, but there is only one that is

  • Abortion : A Controversial Topic

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    Abortion has always been a controversial topic in the United States for decades. Abortion is like taking the life of someone without their permission so it is technically “murder”. There is no such thing as an unwanted child, millions of families in the United States are always willing to adopt. On the other hand, there are circumstances where a woman can barely care and sustain herself so chances are that she will not be able to take care of her child. Or when a rape occurs, having an abortion

  • Abortion : A Controversial Topic

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    Today, abortion is a very controversial topic. There are people who are pro-life, and they do not believe in allowing abortion. On the other hand, there are those who are pro-choice, and they believe that a mother should have the choice for whether or not she continues with the pregnancy. I believe the mother should have the right to choose whether or not to continue a pregnancy because of the particular circumstance a mother is in. What makes abortion controversial is whether or not someone labels

  • Abortion : A Controversial Topic

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    Abortion—what a controversial topic it can be. It is something that people are either for or against and not many in-between. It is a taboo of sorts, but as time goes on, it seems to only be a taboo if you are against abortion, not for it. Mainly because if you are against abortion then you are clearly against women’s rights in general. To be for abortion is “all the rage” these days because our society is so focused on equality, and all things equality. However, while we are fighting for equal

  • The Controversial Topics Of Racism

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    Controversial Topics Essay According to dosomething.org studies show that police are more likely to pull over and frisk blacks or Latinos than whites in New York city. 80% of the stops made were blacks and Latinos and 85% of those people were frisked compared to an 8% of white people stopped. This is one example of racial inequality going on today. Racism has many forms but is commonly known as “poor treatment or violence against people because of their race” (source: Merriam Webster). Racism

  • Abortion Is A Controversial Topic

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    Abortion is a highly controversial topic. The definition of an abortion is “the deliberate termination of a pregnancy”. Pro-lifers believe that life is precious, and should not be allowed to be ripped away because of another person’s mistake. Pro-choicer’s believe that it should ultimately be women’s decisions, seeing as they are the ones most directly involved. Both have arguments and counterarguments, neither being able to find a common ground. As society is developing, more people are beginning

  • The Controversial Topic of Euthanasia

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    Euthanasia is a controversial topic throughout today’s society. As euthanasia is illegal in America, Singer fights for the legalization of voluntary euthanasia, which means the patients make voluntary request to be assisted to die. While religious views value that the life cannot be taken away so easily, Singer focuses on the human rights that enable their choices to die or not to die. However, I do not agree with singer’s respect for autonomy on the issue of voluntary euthanasia because this issue

  • Abortion : A Controversial Topic

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    Clarice Randall Professor Green English 101 25 November 2014 Abortion Abortion is a very controversial topic in American. The question is about abortion is should it be legal or should it be illegal? Then the next question is when does life begin, at conception or after birth? While there are some people who are labelled as pro-choice that says that abortion is a woman choose and it should not be controlled by the government or a religious authority. On the other hand, there are some people who

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