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Meredith Masteller
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Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:55pm
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I have been trying to think of topics that I could use for the issue paper. The two that I am really considering are abortion and animal testing. Both of these have a great deal of information on them because they have been issues/ controversies for a long time. I feel like these topics would also be interesting to write about. You hear about them briefly in the news but I would like to learn about them more in depth. The only thing that concerns me about the topic of abortion is that everyone is going to choose to write about that one. This could be a bad thing in the fact that all of our papers could be similar and that is definitely frustrating for Mr. Bates. Animal testing is definitely a two-sided issue. Many people believe that it is necessary for testing of products on animals to keep humans safe but on the other side those opposed to this testing say that it is hurting the animals, which is animal abuse. This is a lose-lose situation in a sense because either way someone or something will get hurt. This will be an easy topic to find research on because it is so widespread and popular. I would also like to learn more about it so that I could make an opinion myself. Abortion is my other option for a topic. This is a very controversial issue in todayís world and especially in the religious world. Many that believe abortion is okay to do say that it gives the mother a choice and is a way to get out if something is not planned or something like a rape has occurred. For those opposed to abortion say that it is killing a living being and there is no excuse to kill a child for whatever reason. This would also be an interesting topic to go more in depth about because when it is discussed most people are telling their opinion and I would like to learn more. I feel as if these would both be successful topics for the issue paper and I would like to learn more about each.

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