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    Desdemona

    1.3.208-218

    My noble father,

    I do perceive here a divided duty:

    To you I am bound for life and education;

    My life and education both do learn me

    How to respect you; you are the lord of duty;

    I am

    Othello Close Reading

    Desdemona 1.3.208-218 My noble father, I do perceive here a divided duty: To you I am bound for life and education; My life and education both do learn me How to respect you; you are the lord of duty; I am hitherto your daughter: but...

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    Over the past few months in the United States, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has worked vigorously to publish a permitting rule that lets almost any employer or university to deny any

    The Power of Choice

    Over the past few months in the United States, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has worked vigorously to publish a permitting rule that lets almost any employer or university to deny any contraceptive coverage for either students...

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    After the monumental Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade in 1973 granting women access to abortions constitutionally, there has been a steady controversy surrounding this topic. For decades it has stayed in politics

    Women's Reproductive Rights

    After the monumental Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade in 1973 granting women access to abortions constitutionally, there has been a steady controversy surrounding this topic. For decades it has stayed in politics and has been debated. For those...

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    • Ronnie,
      I liked how you provided detail from both points of view on this subject matter. It is a very hard subject to talk about. There are pros and cons from each side. I believe everyone matters so abortion shouldn’t be an option. Yet I also feel for the females that are pregnant and aren’t ready to have a child. This is where adoption plays a role. People will have different views depending upon how and where they were raised.

    • Ronnie,
      As a woman, the current state of this controversy is very concerning to me because I fear that one day the right to choose may be lost entirely. My belief is that it is a woman’s right to choose whether or not she wants to start a family and she should be in control of her body. It is puzzling to me how a group of people, especially when men are involved, can choose to march to take away women’s rights and resist the movement. People argue that some women abuse their right to choose but how could you take that right away from all women because of those few? Do you personally think abortion will be deemed illegal in the future?

    • Ronnie,
      this is a super important topic especially now that both POTUS, congress, and possibly the supreme court under conservative control. Since we live in a republican state our reproductive rights are already hanging on a thread and I’m worried that under the new adminstration that we could loose them totally. luckily there are lots of people who are trying their best to prevent that from happening. With so much happening and the tide constantly changing its hard to say optimistic and involved with this issue. I’m glad to see that you have taken a special interest in researching this topic and spreading information about it. Thanks!

    • Ronnie,

      Hmm, very interesting take on this. I loved all the detail you used and the way that you showed both sides of the issue without showing bias. It opened up more about the side of pro choice which I thought was great because that is where I personally stand. I hope you continue your research on this topic because it needs to be talked about more from this perspective. To help you out, I found this great link that gives information on the pro choice movement. Good luck! https://prochoice.org/

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    The multi-decade long debate about reproductive rights has been in the political atmosphere as well as a social and religious environments for as long as many people can remember. The used- to-be black and white

    Whose Rights Are Reproductive Rights?

    The multi-decade long debate about reproductive rights has been in the political atmosphere as well as a social and religious environments for as long as many people can remember. The used- to-be black and white topic has sparked the...

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    • Hi Ronnie!
      This post is very well written and you bring up a lot of fascinating points. As a girl, the debate around reproductive rights can be rather frustrating, and I think you did an excellent job at presenting those frustrations here. I found the quote from the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism to be especially helpful/ relatable. I thought how it stated “…thus casting a woman as an adversary to her womb.” really helped capture a lot of the controversy around the debate. Great writing! Keep it Up!

    • Ronnie, there are so many things that I agree with from your post. I liked how you said the issue of reproductive rights use to be “black and white”. It also frustrated me that there are two sides to this argument but neither side cares to make much progress with this issue. You may find this article helpful with future research: http://family.findlaw.com/reproductive-rights/what-are-reproductive-rights-.html.

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    The status of women’s reproductive rights in America has been a controversial topic in recent years. State and federal governments have clashed, along with women and men’s views all across the country. Some bel

    My Body, My Choice

    The status of women’s reproductive rights in America has been a controversial topic in recent years. State and federal governments have clashed, along with women and men’s views all across the country. Some believe that women’s reproductive rights should...

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    • Ronnie,
      I like your post because it is really insightful and educational with the cases and reports you linked. Also, your post highlights our past president’s views, which we can contrast to our current president’s views. It shows how there is such a gap and division between parties with these types of arguments and rallies. However, I found this article that relates the My Body, My Choice movement to other things such as disabilities and the BLM movement: https://www.thenation.com/article/my-body-my-choice-why-the-principle-of-bodily-autonomy-can-unite-the-left/
      Thanks for your post!

    • Ronnie,
      I thought your post was great! You introduced the topic well, followed it up with facts, and ended with your stand. I enjoyed reading the facts and learning more about the topic and I think it is great that you put a quote in from President Obama. You may appreciate this article in your future research: http://www.feministsforlife.org/abortion-womens-rights-and-wrongs/

    • Hi Ronnie,

      You utilize a lot of data in restricting abortion and contraceptive accessibility in the US in recent months which is helpful in accentuating the controlling measures that conservative interest groups have taken.
      The facts are obvious. Women’s rights are being restricted in our new presidential era, and our judgements will continue to be disrespected and unacknowledged. Strong ladies are rising up and making a difference and you can too! If you are willing to invest time and effort in the development of women’s rights I’ve listed a few organizations you can utilize and support to make a difference.

      ACLU Utah
      Utah Domestic Violence Coalition
      YWCA

      Lucy

    • Ronnie,
      I like your post because it is really informing about this issue. I agree with what President Obama said that governments shouldn’t be butting into such personal business such as this. Your post was really well done, you introduced the topic well and followed it up with solid evidence.

    • Ronnie,
      I am really glad you posted about this topic, because I think that this is a very big topic in todays world. I like how you gave insight by giving statistics with cases and reports of people affected by the issue. I also liked how you tied in Obama, because he was very supportive of the women population in our country. Especially with new administration in office, that is trying to push things more to anti-abortion laws, rather than letting the women choose for herself. I found this article that talks about both sides of the argument, and I would encourage you to read this by the Huffington Post https://www.huffingtonpost.com/lisa-earle-mcleod/why-both-sides-of-the-abo_b_137025.html.
      Thanks for sharing!!!

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    The technological advances in the 21st century have been monumental, but have they been necessary? In today’s world, especially in America, society has been caught up in social media advances, trying to keep up w

    Where Has Our Reality Gone?

    The technological advances in the 21st century have been monumental, but have they been necessary? In today’s world, especially in America, society has been caught up in social media advances, trying to keep up with viral news and distracting...

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    Opioid abuse has become a serious problem in the United States as well as an increasing public health issue. It scares me to think that this issue continues to ruin Americans lives and is only escalating.

    Opioid Abuse in America

    Opioid abuse has become a serious problem in the United States as well as an increasing public health issue. It scares me to think that this issue continues to ruin Americans lives and is only escalating. Prescription opioids can...

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    Living in the upper-middle class as a young woman in the United States, I haven’t found or seen many areas of complete poverty, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not a terrible problem in our World and count

    Poverty in the 21st Century

    Living in the upper-middle class as a young woman in the United States, I haven’t found or seen many areas of complete poverty, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not a terrible problem in our World and country. When...

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    Social media has had a large impact on our society for the past decade, not only in the United States, but all around the globe. In recent times and especially this past election year in America, social media has

    Politics in Social Media

    Social media has had a large impact on our society for the past decade, not only in the United States, but all around the globe. In recent times and especially this past election year in America, social media has...

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    • I agree with your claim that politicians need to find the right balance when using social media because it has its benefits as well as drawbacks. I think it is important that they use it because it allows them to communicate with people around the world easily but if they are going to use it, they have to be professional and responsible/considerate when posting. What is your opinion regarding this topic?

    • Veronica, your topic is excellent and well thought out. I agree that there needs to be a certain point when the amount of information shared is monitored. I also think that when political views are shared on social media it causes a stir and unnecessary arguments. However, it is an essential part of our society and widely used so it is a great platform to make people aware of the news. Great post V!

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