Topic Outline for the Argumentative Essay
Title: The Necessity of Reproductive Health in the Philippines Thesis statement: Although the church believes that the RH Bill shouldn’t be implemented, I believe that the RH Bill would benefit the Philippines and give them the knowledge on reproductive health,abolish overpopulation inthe Philippines, and give people the freedom on how they want to deal with pregnancies. Introduction: Background, problem, and thesis statement
I. Counter-argument # 1 + Pro-argument #1
Con: The RH bill is anti-life.
Pro: People should have the right to have the knowledge on reproductive health. II. Counter-argument # 2 + Pro-argument #2
Con: Life should be treated as a gift and not be treated as a threat. Pro: Overpopulation is one of the main causes of poverty and many are suffering because of this. III. Counter-argument # 3 + Pro-argument #3
Con: Unwanted pregnancy can easily be solved by depriving oneself of sexual pleasure, that you should be married before having sex, and it also allow abortion. Pro: Giving people the freedom to do what they want and how they want to do it. Conclusion:
The RH Bill should be pushed through because it gives people the knowledge and the freedom to choose how they would live their life.
The Necessity of Reproductive Health in the Philippines
The lack of knowledge of people on reproductive health is a major problem in the Philippines. Unwanted pregnancy causes people to live their lives with the mistakes they did in the past. Is this really how we should let those people live their life? Or should we let them have a choice on how they live their lives? The RH Bill gives us the freedom to make a choice on how we live it. Although the church believes that the RH bill shouldn’t be implemented, I believe that that the RH Bill would benefit the Philippines and give them the knowledge on reproductive health, abolish overpopulation in the Philippines, and give people...
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