Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Use this resource to find information like:

  • Opinions on Internet gambling and why it should be illegal
  • Arguments for gun control as it relates to shootings in public schools
  • Different viewpoints about alternative energy sources, such as solar, wind, geothermal, and biomass energy

Opposing Viewpoints provides information and discussion about current social issues and topics in the news, and includes arguments from different viewpoints. It contains full-text articles and opinion pieces from reference sources, as well as magazine and newspaper articles, pamphlets, transcripts, statistics, and links to selected websites. Students may be interested in the resources for assignments, and teachers can access free lesson plans related to the content in the database. 

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