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Legislating morality in America : debating the morality of controversial U.S. laws and policies

Author: Donald P Haider-Markel
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This title undertakes an impartial, authoritative, and in-depth examination of the moral arguments and ideas behind the laws and policies that govern personal, corporate, and government behavior in the United States"--
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Legislating morality in America.
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, 2020
(DLC) 2019026988
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald P Haider-Markel
ISBN: 9781440849701 1440849706
OCLC Number: 1107803903
Description: xii, 297 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Abortion --
Alcohol restrictions --
Animal rights and welfare --
Border security and immigration --
Civil rights and free speech --
Climate change --
Cloning --
Death penalty --
Disability --
Discrimination in K-12 education --
Driving under the influence --
Drones and unmanned (smart) weapons systems --
Drug use and policy --
Economic inequality --
Education --
Energy production --
Environmental protection and conservation --
Eugenics --
Evolution and creationism --
Extraordinary rendition --
Farming - Livestock --
Gambling --
Genetic engineering --
Homelessness --
Homosexuality --
Illegal/undocumented immigration --
Minimum wage --
Obesity --
Organ donation --
Police use of force --
Pornography --
Poverty and social welfare --
Prayer and religious observance --
Religious freedom --
Reproductive services and infertility --
Right to die/physician-assisted suicide --
Same-sex marriage --
Second amendment (right to bear arms) --
Sex education in public schools --
Sin taxes --
Surveillance --
Terrorism and counterterrorism --
Torture and extreme interrogation techniques --
Transgender issues.
Responsibility: Donald P. Haider-Markel, editor.

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