Abortion Rights Persuasive Speech

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As Barack Obama once addressed, "I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we've struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We've made our share of mistakes, and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions.” There have been discrepancies as to whether or not the rights are fully allotted to citizens. Americans today do not have the rights to life, liberty, or the pursuit of happiness. American citizens do not have the right to life because of abortion laws and death penalties. According to North Carolina state law, abortions must happen before the female reaches twenty weeks pregnant, in order to protect the fetus. 1.2 million Abortions occur each year. Roughly seventeen percent occur at nine to ten weeks into pregnancy. At twenty weeks old, the baby can feel pain; however, some abortions still occur after that deadline. The death penalty laws vary throughout different states. Lethal injections are commonly the…show more content…
In the Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier court case, the school's principal eliminated a few of the pages in the school newspaper. The students writing the newspaper argued that he was taking away their freedom of speech. The principal stated that the topics were inappropriate and should not be put in the newspaper. Censorship takes away the freedom of knowledge and understanding of what goes on in other parts of the world. If the newspaper skews a topic or event towards a certain viewpoint, then the public may not have any other proof except what is being portrayed in the media. The government may also try to hide certain information from the people in order to prevent certain questions or arguments over information that was publicized. Censorship takes away information that may be important to citizens’ everyday lives, thereby limiting their freedom to know the truth about what is happening in the world around

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