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identify the issue and all current laws and policies at both the state and federal level that apply.

Format of the paper:Title page, 4 sections with headings detailed below and a reference page are required.
Section 1: Introductory
paragraph
In the first 2
paragraphs, identify the issue and all current laws and policies at both the
state and federal level that apply. Then include a clear thesis statement.
Section 2: The Facts and
only the Facts
Using and citing at
least 3 Credible sources for those arguing for (proponents of) and at least 2 credible sources
for those arguing against (opponents of) provide all of the FACTS surrounding
this controversial topic.
Section 3: Ramifications
… Is this worth fighting for?
To examine the
ramifications of this issue, please answer the following questions in this
section of your essay:
1. What outcome would/could
occur if the proponents get their way?
2. What outcome would/could
occur if the opponents get their way?
3. What will happen if the
status quo continues? Please provide at least 1 paragraph fper question.
Section 4: Develop a Plan
Imagine you are
responsible for delivering a persuasive presentation regarding this topic –
arguing for the side of your choosing. Based on your research from section 2,
please include what your main points (two to four) would be within your
presentation (don’t forget to cite your sources!). Utilizing concepts from
Chapter 15 attached, define your persuasive goal, discuss who your audience would be and
why, your method of arranging your persuasive presentation, your chosen
delivery mode (manuscript, memorized, impromptu, or extemporaneous), if your
message would be one-sided or two-sided and why, and what types of media aids
you would include. Be sure to include examples and clear reasoning behind your
choices. Utilize the text to support your reasoning.
Overall:
The goal of this paper is
for you to do outside research and build a persuasive argument based on facts
and action. Your paper should demonstrate
that you possess upper-division writing skills. Your writing should also
display your thinking ability; the ability to understand and apply concepts,
and generate insights. Naturally, you should proofread your paper for
grammatical and syntactical errors. Your paper MUST be in APA format (title
page, citing author’s works/websites whenever you refer to their words, ideas,
or data, reference page, etc.). On Canvas I have attached an APA quick reference
sheet that you MUST use for your paper