Term Paper Topics

courageous imageLooking to present your pro-life values in a paper?

Here is a list of paper topics (and subtopics) to consider:

1) What is a Human Being?

  • How do we define a human: biological, philosophical
  • Life: Conception to Natural Death

2) The Moral Dilemma of Abortion

  • When does life begin?
  • SLED defense
  • Is abortion murder?

3) Court Cases and the Fight for Life

  • Privacy: Griswald v. Connecticut (1965)
  • Abortion: Roe v. Wade (1973), Doe v. Bolton (1973), Stenberg v. Carhart (2000)
  • Fatherhood: Dubay v. Wells (2007)
  • Assisted Suicide: Washington v. Glucksberg (1997), Vacco v. Quill (1997), Gonzales v. Oregon (2006)
  • Sterilization: Buck v. Bell (1927)
  • Legality v. Morality

4) Abortion and its Health Risks

  • Physical
  • Emotional
  • Psychological

5) Birth Control and Abortifacients

  • Plan B, ellaOne
  • Health risks
  • Morality

6) The Real War on Women

  • Health risks of abortion and birth control
  • Abortion/birth control: For your health or for your money?
  • Gendercide

7) Abortion: Targeting Minorities

  • History of Planned Parenthood
  • History of Eugenics
  • Genocide

8) Alternatives to Abortion

  • Raising a child: costs, responsibilities, stereotypes
  • Adoption: legal issues, benefits

9) Assisted Suicide

  • Moral implications
  • Legal considerations
  • Effect on relationships
  • Empathy for the patient
  • End of life care

10) Advancing Technology and Reproductive Care

  • How far is too far?
  • In vitro fertilization
  • Natural Family Planning
  • Embryonic stem cell research
  • Surrogate pregnancies
  • Coping with infertility