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General Resources about Persuasive Topics    Back to Top

Ask Jeeves Search Engine
If you can't find something on this page, go to Ask Jeeves and ask a question.
http://www.ask.com

Gun Control    Back to Top

Crime Statistics (State of Pennsylvania)
A site which looks at crime statistics in the state of Pennsylvania including graphs and a break down by year and crime. Good support for research on crime.
http://ucr.psp.state.pa.us/UCR/ComMain.asp

Gun Control vs. Gun Rights
A site which talks about both sides of the issue.
http://www.opensecrets.org/news/guns/index.htm

The Movement to End Gun Violence
A site to promote gun control.
http://www.paxusa.org/?e_e=39fef9ce24faa1b3_9466

National Rifle Association
This site promotes the right to bear arms.
http://www.nra.org/

Abortion    Back to Top

Current News on the Abortion Rights Debate
Current news' stories about both sides of the debate.
http://dailynews.yahoo.com/fc/US/Abortion_Rights_Debate

California Abortion & Reproductive Rights Action League
This is a site promoting pro-choice for abortions.
http://www.caral.org/

Gravesend Christians Caring For Life
An anti-abortion site with statistics.
HTTP://www.btinternet.com/~DEvans_23/helparea.htm

Capital Punishment    Back to Top

Capital Punishment
An argument for both sides of the death penalty.
http://www.frontiernet.com/~kenc/cappun.htm

Capital Punishment: the Ultimate Injustice
A site against the death penalty with other links.
http://d.witmer.tripod.com/

Capital Punishment: Life or Death
A school created site that outlines both sides of the issue.
http://www.cwrl.utexas.edu/~tonya/spring/cap/group1.htm

PBS Frontline:the execution
An examination of capital punishment through the life and crimes of self-confessed double murderer Clifford Boggess, who was executed in Texas in June 1998 after spending almost ten years on death row.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/execution/

School Prayer    Back to Top

Americans For Voluntary School Prayer
A site with an argument for allowing voluntary school prayer in schools.
http://www.concentric.net/~Dannemyr/

Pro and Con: School Prayer
A site which gives opinions both pro and con for allowing school prayer.
http://www.nonline.com/procon/main_aug14.htm

Funding Oregon Schools    Back to Top

Charter Schools
An argument for charter schools by State Senator Tom Hartung
http://www.leg.state.or.us/hartung/charterschools.htm

Coalition for Funding Now
A site giving possible ideas for school funding in Oregon.
http://www.schoolfunding.org/candidates/monnes-anderson_l.html

Kitzhauber Speech
A speech by Governor Kitzhauber on school funding measures.
http://www.governor.state.or.us/governor/speeches/s020807.htm

Focus on Critical Issues
A site listing issues regarding educational problems in Oregon. Click on the After The Fall article to look into school funding.
http://www.osba.org/pubs/critiss/

The Oregon Business Association looks at Education Funding
This site is the Oregon Business Association's ideas for how to adequately fund schools and some goals for education in Oregon.
http://www.oba-online.org/legis/education.html

School Reform in Oregon
This site gives parents the alternative of choosing which school their children go to as a way of improving the efficiency of schools.
http://www.schoolreformers.com/activist/cause/legislation/models/

Against Ballot Measure 13
This gives an opinion in opposition to Ballot Measure 13 funding schools in Oregon.
http://www.sos.state.or.us/elections/may212002/guide/mea/m13/m13op.htm

 
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