Letter to Senator Tim Kaine about Abortion Rights in the United States
1. As we have learned, policy is one of the pillars of population health. Therefore, for this extra credit assignment, you will advocate a policy-maker to enact a specific policy you are interested in (Abortion rights for women in the US).
2. Write a letter to a local, state, or federal representative (i.e., a senator – Tim Kaine or Mark Warner representative, your mayor, the president) advocating for a health-related policy or program.
a. Be sure that the policy you are advocating the person for is something s/he has the ability to influence (i.e., if it is a federal law, you would want to write to a federal representative; if it is a local policy, you would want to write to a local representative).
b. Provide strong justification for why this policy is essential and what you want the policy-maker to do.
c. Your letter should be thoughtful, persuasive, and based on convincing evidence from reputable and scholarly sources.
3. right a formal letter.