posted by lucille on .
The outlawing of slavery and extending voting rights to women seem to indicate that ethics can have beneficial results. Give an example from the past that indicates a similar result or a current social policy that might be regarded as wrong, which therefore needs to be changed
Civil Rights Act is the first one to come to mind.
Some states today have mandatory life sentences for those convicted of any crime for the third time. Also -- we need to look closely at who African-American males have a much higher incarceration rate than white males. Capital punishment is another issue that has a lot of opposition.
A bill before Congress would exclude gays from domestic violence prosecution.