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Lindsey Newton
Discussion 4/13
Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:58am
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For my issue paper I have decided to research abortion. I have decided to write about abortion because it is such a big issue in today’s society, especially in undergraduate students. Many students choose to have an abortion because of the demands of school and limited funds. Some students choose to give birth to the baby because that student may feel the child deserves life. One side of the argument will be pro-choice and the other side of the argument will be pro-life. The pro-choice side of the issue will be advocating that women should have the right to choose whether they will opt for and abortion or decide to have the baby. The pro-life side of the argument will be encouraging that women should have to give life to the baby; this side of the issue of abortion urges that the child has life at conception and that the baby deserves to be born. I think it is important for everyone to understand both sides of the issue in order to make an informed decision about which side of the issue to they agree more with. Also, it is important for everyone to understand both sides of the issue because it is such a popular topic in today’s society.
I think that the greatest challenge of this issue paper will be finding the right sources. Abortion is a huge issue in today’s society and there are so many articles, books, etc. on this topic. I think it will be challenging to find sources that are right for my paper and are most credible. Another challenge will be presenting the information so that it is unbiased. It may be easy for me to let my opinion come out in my way of writing even if I don’t mean to do so intentionally. Also, since there is so much information about this issue it will take a large amount of time to read many sources and figure out which sources are best suited for my paper. Another challenge of this paper will be transitioning from each side to the other because transitioning is not one of my strong points to begin with and it will be difficult to transition pertaining to opposite positions.

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