Research Paper Assignment: (SLOs 2-5, 7-8)Research Paper Assignment: (SLOs 2-5, 7-8)
Evaluate and discuss Texas’s decision to refuse to expand Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act.
A core component of a well-functioning democratic society is having leaders who will be bound by ethical decision making. Your task for this paper is to evaluate and discuss Texas’ decision to refuse to expand Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act.
Within your paper—and keeping in mind and evaluating the ethical merits of this decision—you should address the arguments in support of—and opposition to—this decision. What evidence is there that lends credence to each side of the argument? Finally, this decision had political implications. What were those implications, and how do those realities enhance your understanding of how politics works? You must draw a conclusion and justify your position.
-Minimum of 1,000 words (the words in your title and references page DO NOT COUNT); For every word under 1,000, I will deduct one point from your grade. This means if your paper is 900 words or fewer, you get a zero. -Minimum of 3 sources -Use the APA style of formatting -Paper must be typed -Late papers are deducted 20 points per day. -You will get a ZERO on this assignment if: You don’t turn it in orYou don’t cite your sources in the body of your paper
Papers are graded in the order that they are submitted to me. You can generally expect to receive your grade two to three weeks from the date of submission.