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Contemporary issues are current, arguable topics, such as abortion, gambling, television violence, and affirmative action. In writing a paper or preparing a speech on contemporary issues, you must examine both sides of the issue in order to make a well-informed and well-reasoned argument. The sources listed below will assist you in locating background information, overviews of a issue, pro and con arguments, and other materials for the issue you select.