this paper is to apply two ethical theories to a social justice question and determine which one best defends its conclusion.  Be sure that you argue equally strongly on each side of the issue before you decide which approach is best.  This a sort of practice run for your final project.

You can choose a topic question of your own, or select one from the final project topic suggestions.

Gender and Sex Issues
    What is an appropriate ethical response to the global problem of violence against women?
    Was it just for the US to legalize same-sex marriage?
    Is pornography unethical?
    Does the #MeToo movement handle the issue of sexual harassment and predation ethically?

Your paper should take the form of a standard essay, including an intro paragraph with a clear thesis and brief roadmap, a series of body paragraphs that begin with clear topic sentences, and a concluding paragraph that simply reviews the main points of your paper.  Aim for 3-4 pages in length, not including title and reference pages, in APA or MLA format. 

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