Monday, May 25, 2009

Current Event Articles # 5

1- US backs North Korea's neighbours (BBC NEWS)
2- Gay-Marriage Fight to Persist in California (Wall Street Journal)
3- State of Paralysis (California's Economic Difficulties) (New York Times)
4- Harry Reid: No Gitmo Detainees In U.S. (Huffington Post)
5- Iran's Ahmadinejad wants to debate Obama at UN (AP)

1) In the comments, you will answer the information outlined here:
a) Who – Who is involved with the issue? (Who is impacted or who is the central figure)
b) Where – Where is it happening?
c) When – The timeline of the issue or event?
d) What – What is going on? (2-3 Sentence Summary)
e) Why – Why is this issue significant?
f) Question – A question you have after reading the article.

2) Make sure to put your name. I wouldn’t know who was commenting otherwise. If you are worried that I will not view your post you can e-mail me as a friendly reminder.


At 10:30 AM , Anonymous Melody Dodge said...

Gay-Marriage Fight to Persist in California

Who: California's supreme court, gay-rights groups, and organizations that support traditional marriage.
Where: San Francisco, Ca
When: From March 5th to May 2009.
What: Supporters of gay marriage are still arguing whether gay-marriage ban will stand. Both sides of the argument are very strong and are still fighting for this.
Why: This issue is significant because the court already banned gay-marriage but those supporting it are still fighting to legalize it in California.
Question: Is gay-marriage going to be legalized eventually in California?

At 1:47 PM , Anonymous Dylan Meisenheimer said...

US backs North Korea's neighbors

Who: United States, Japan, and South Korea opposing North Korea's nuclear testing.
Where: North Korea
When: Monday the 25th
What: North Korea has been testing nuclear weapons. This makes other counties closely watch what North Korea is doing.
Why: We want to prevent a nuclear war, or we just don't want other counties to have more nuclear power.
Question: Is North Korea just doing this to cause controversy?

At 1:57 PM , Anonymous Dylan Meisenheimer said...

Gay-Marriage Fight to Persist in California

Who: Supporters and People against gay-rights, and the California supreme court.
Where: San Francisco, California
When: May 26th
What: The result of prop 8 has both sides of the issue fighting to either keep it the way it is or to overturn the result.
Why: They want their rights so they will keep fighting for them.
Question: How many times will this issue be fought for until there is a right result?

At 5:36 PM , Anonymous Micah Loyd said...

Gay-Marriage Fight to Persist in California

Who: Gay right groups, organizations that support traditional marriage and the Supreme Court
Where: San Fransisco, Ca.
What: Both sides are fighting for their rights and will continue no matter the verdict.
Why: It is a major controversial issue that heterosexuals,bisexuals,and homosexuals are fighting for.
Question: How is this affecting people?

At 5:36 PM , Anonymous Nicole Baumann said...

Gay-Marriage Fight to Persist in California

Who: Gay-rights groups, organizations & the supreme court.
Where: San Francisco
When: March 5th - May '09
What: People are still fighting about whether or not gay marriage should be banned. All of the people involved have very good points which makes for a hard decision.
Why: The court has already banned this but people are still fighting for it.
Question: Will gay marriage ever be legalized?

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