How is a Recent Controversial Issue Used To Define The Movement Of A Political Group?In this age of divided politics and the media dominated by each party's members, it is easy to forget the importance of finding common ground when discussing a contentious issue. Whilst members of a particular political party can often have different points of view on many issues, it is important to seek to find an angle that many in your political group share.
It is not unusual for one political party to be highly opposed to another within the United States of America. Indeed, that can sometimes be expected, as the two groups are often perceived to represent opposite sides of the same coin.
However, with a controversy over the Employment Non-Discrimination Act now swirling around the nation, many members of the United States Congress have realised that they need to come together and speak with one voice in order to combat discrimination against individuals or groups on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. It is important to note that this specific legislation has not been introduced because there is a particular feeling about gay and lesbian citizens who are experiencing discrimination. Rather, it was introduced by Senator Ted Kennedy and then championed by Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, both Democrat senators from New York.
Following recent days in the United States of America and other countries around the world, many people have been trying to find out what the current political stance on gay marriage is within that country. Indeed, it is often difficult to determine where gay marriage is on the political spectrum - many in Congress may well be opposed to it, but some more conservative politicians may be for it.
With the recent political scandal in the United Kingdom, it is not uncommon for Parliament to remain on recess for weeks at a time - making a promise to resolve the issue. Many people feel that this is the best way to resolve a divisive issue.
Even if it is clear that the issues are not going to be resolved any time soon, there is an opportunity to begin to discuss how the two parties in Government and between the two parties in Parliament can work together in the future in order to identify ways to improve the areas in which there is disagreement. Although the exact answer will not come within days or weeks, it will definitely be years before the issue of gay marriage comes to a head again.
Such united states can have difficult times as well as very prosperous times. The United States of America is a very diverse nation, as it allows for the ability for different religions to live peacefully alongside each other.
As you consider whether or not to form a political group within your community, or whether or not you should be creating a local club, consider the current contentious issue on the national stage as a means of determining where you should stand. Perhaps, although the argument may be polarised and it may be easy to agree, in the long run it might prove to be more productive.