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Should the Government Be Able to Stop a Woman from Getting an Abortion?

Do Now | March 28, 2014 | 426 Comments

Should the Government Be Able to Stop a Woman from Getting an Abortion?

There are fewer topics in American politics more controversial and polarizing than abortion. Should the government (federal or state) be able to stop a woman from getting an abortion? If so, why? If not, should there be at least some restrictions on abortion procedures? Why or why not?

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Should Same-Sex Marriage be a Constitutional Right?

Do Now | June 29, 2013 | 6 Comments

Should Same-Sex Marriage be a Constitutional Right?

The Supreme Court issued rulings on two highly-anticipated cases on gay marriage this week. It was the latest round in a heartfelt culture war and a historic victory for gay rights. The Court ruled the federal Defense of Marriage Act, (DOMA) which defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman, is unconstitutional.

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Do Now Round Up: Affirmative Action

Do Now Round-Ups | October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now Round Up: Affirmative Action

Last week’s Do Now asked students to consider the arguments around Affirmative Action and respond to the question — should universities be allowed to make race-based admissions decisions that give preference to minority applicants in an attempt to have a more diverse student body? Read their responses below.

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Do Now #44: Affirmative Action

Do Now | October 12, 2012 | 8 Comments

Do Now #44: Affirmative Action

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now In an attempt to have a more diverse student body, should universities be allowed to make […]

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Do Now #17: Pay To Play Politics — The Rise of the Super PAC

Do Now | January 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now #17: Pay To Play Politics — The Rise of the Super PAC

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Should people be able to contribute as much money as they want to political campaigns? What […]

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