Copyright 2001 © Laraine Flemming.
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Directions: Here is a list of controversial topics. Pick three topics that interest you and write out three opinion statements that clearly express your point of view or position on each one.
1. Women in military combat
2. Violence portrayed in movies
3. Gun control legislation
4. Abortion rights
5. Bilingual education in our schools
6. Restrictions on smoking in public places
7. Treating adolescent criminals as adult offenders
8. Homosexual marriage
9. Censorship on the Internet
10. The right of hate groups to freedom of speech
Last change made to this page: July 31, 2004