A contemporary controversial issue (in the last 3 months) in American or California politics

Paper Expectations:
1. The paper will thoroughly describe a contemporary controversial issue (in the last 3 months)
in American or California politics. If you are unsure of your topic please ask the professor. The
paper will describe the facts related to the issue along with why the issue is important. This
section should be 2 pages in length.
2. The paper will discuss both/all sides of the issue. Utilizing sources related to the issue,
describe the controversy surrounding the issue. State what both sides determine is the issue and
their arguments as to why their side is right. This section should be 2 pages in length.
3. Students opinion, provide an opinion on the issue that is related to the arguments
provided earlier in the paper. Students should write this section as an argumentative paper
arguing for your position. You must pick a side and defend that side. This section should be 2
pages in length. Students should avoid personal experience or observation in the opinion section instead relying upon the arguments presented in the paper