Unformatted text preview: Based on reading the article, it seems that the main audience is a younger age group that I fall into. The word choice and sentence structure tends to focus towards a more casual style of writing. With fragments such as “murder raging all around” or “that junkie peeing in an alley” one can assume that the author did so to make the reading easier. While a lot of the authors evidence to back up his or hers claims through personal opinions, there is some evidence of statistics. While not used very often, I felt that the author could have done more elaborating on the statistics in stead of randomly asserting numbers into his or hers opinions. The question that I pose after reading this article is still left unanswered: How does abortion lower crime rate? One cannot predict the future let alone decide that a newborn will commit crime. That is a matter of nature versus nurture and personally I felt the article didn’t support this claim strong enough to convince me otherwise....
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- Spring '09
- younger age group, crime rate drops, greatest measurable cause, randomly asserting numbers, abortion lower crime