A U.S.-based social problem of interest and then answer the following questions:
Using scholarly citations, describe the social problem you have chosen in a sentence or two.
Based on your research, what population(s) is/are negatively impacted by this social problem?
Provide 2-3 reasons why the problem is thought to exist. (Give examples of different points of view and include your sources).
Statistically, how widespread is the problem in the U.S.?
Is there a federal or state definition that describes the problem?
Name at least 2 stakeholders that have been publically involved in the social problem in some way. Describe their involvement (e.g. the National Rifle Association (NRA) is a stakeholder in the epidemic of gun violence that opposes stricter gun laws).
What does the Bible have to say about the problem (directly or indirectly)? Use scripture(s) to support your response.
Think about some of the competing functions (i.e. personal failure vs. system failure) of the policy discussed in the Segal text (see pages 6-23). Identify at least two examples that you think are relevant to the policy and describe how they are relevant.
Section one should be a page two pages, not more than three. Please use APA 7 formatting. APA formatting will be strictly enforced.