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  • Psychological And Medical Reasons For Abortion

    Brianna Hardy ENG 112.0004 Mrs. B. Peterson October 12, 2017 Pro-choice Thesis statement: There are psychological and medical reasons woman abort a pregnancy whether unwanted or not, which necessitate a woman’s right to choose to keep the pregnancy or not. I. Psychological A. Rape victims terminate pregnancy B. Not mature to handle pregnancy or child II. Medical A. The pregnancy can lead to death of woman or child B. Prevent the birth of a child with birth defects III. Woman’s right A. Woman…

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  • Electoral College: Should They Win Key States?

    The Electoral College could be considered the ultimate embodiment of a Representative Republic style of government. The Electors vote on behalf of the constituents within their states by typically voting in agreeance with whichever candidate wins the popular vote in the state they represent. A candidate clearly wins and the populace rejoices. However, this is not a certainty as certain states, for example California, have more Electors than several other less populous states combined. Due to…

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  • Hamdi Vs Rumsfeld Case Analysis

    international conflicts arise so do new situations and cases that are hot topics within the political realms. Some examples of this, are the following case. Hamdi v. Rumsfeld and Hamdan v. Rumsfeld. Both these cases took place during a period of “peace”. The United States was barely becoming more active in international affairs and conflicts. In Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, the question arose weather or president had the authority to label U.S. citizens as “enemy combatant” and detain the indefinitely.…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Electoral College

    The Electoral College is a system whose constitutionality has been disputed for years; especially since 2000. The Electoral College is founded in Article II of the United States Constitution. The number of electors for each state in the Electoral College is equal to the number of representatives that state has Congress (U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 1, Clauses 2 and 3). The people of the United States vote for their electors, but the electors vote for the president. Thus, under the…

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  • Essay On Abortion Propaganda

    divisive topic is presently not so much under a “dialogue” of debate as it is a “slanderous cacophony” yelled by sides certain of their rightness. Therefore, propaganda published by either force can be found easily, some even before the ruling of Roe v. Wade in 1973. Most especially virulent and popular are the argument based off of religion, as many yet most prominently the Catholic Church condemns the act as murder. Whether any side could be construed as correct, it is clear that the topic…

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  • Speedy Trial Research Paper

    Keonna England Charlotte School of Law Comparative Law: Haiti and the United States Summer 2016 Right to a Speedy Trial and the Lack Thereof I. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND The judicial systems of Haiti and the United States are vastly different in respect to the length of time that the accused can be detained without a trial. American citizens have a fundamental right to a speedy trial after they have been arrested and detained which is outlined in the Sixth Amendment. The Sixth Amendment states…

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  • Brief Summary Of The Novel 'Unwind' By Neal Shusterman

    Unwind by Neal Shusterman “The process by which a child is both terminated and yet kept alive is called ‘unwinding’” (Shusterman 1). This principle is stated in The Bill of Life, a set of amendments created by a future society to end the Second Civil War between two parties called Pro-Choice and Pro-Life. Part of this proposal includes unwinding, which is the idea where a parent can “abort” their child between the ages of thirteen and eighteen to harvest their organs for others’ benefit.…

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  • Feminism Is For Everybody Analysis

    The authors of Between a Woman and Her Doctor and Feminism is for Everybody write about similar topics within their works. Mendoza, who wrote Between a Woman and Her Doctor, focuses mainly on the topic of abortion; more specifically what she went through when she was carrying a dead fetus and no doctor would abort it. She writes from a standpoint which is somewhat personal, and really helps the reader to understand her position. Bell hooks, the author of Feminism is for Everybody (in chapter 5),…

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  • Analysis: A Defense Of Abortion By Judith Jarvis Thomson

    Judith Jarvis Thomson describes a fetus as being as much of a moral person as anyone, but he or she is not in fact entitled to using the mother’s precious resources. The idea of bodily autonomy is heavily stressed in her paper, “A Defense of Abortion”. Most of those who are against abortion tend to use the point that a fetus is a person as their major leg to stand on. Thomson argues that they fail to discuss what is impermissible about abortion. She provides strong reasoning for why abortion…

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  • Thomson Abortion Rhetorical Analysis

    “Killing a fetus deprives it of a valuable future/‘future like ours’. Therefore, abortion is not morally permissible.” Author’s Name Institution’ Name “Killing a fetus deprives it of a valuable future/‘future like ours’. Therefore, abortion is not morally permissible.” In the media, we often read about or hear about pro-life and pro-choice abortion arguments. Considering the argument is inherently about life and death, it makes abortion one of the most controversial issues to date. In…

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