Specific Purpose: Inform the audience of the different views of breastfeeding in public. Thesis Statement: You must understand that people share many different views on public breastfeeding.
Attention Material: Public breastfeeding is a huge topic for debate all around the world. Thesis Statement: You must understand that people share many different views on public breastfeeding. Preview: We need to know how people feel about public breastfeeding so we don’t offend the public. (Transition: “With that being said let’s begin”)
I. Breastfeeding in public has been a topic of debate for years. A. As of May 2011, 49 states have legalized breastfeeding in public. B. There are many people across the world that are uncomfortable with seeing a mother openly breastfeed her child. (Transition: “ Public breastfeeding not only offend many, it violates standards of decency ”)
II. Public breastfeeding violates common standards of decency. A. Breastfeeding in public exposes everyone in the vicinity to a view of private areas of the mother’s body. B. There are innumerable ways to feed babies without breastfeeding in public. (Transition: “With that being said the should be some type of stipulations when it comes to public breastfeeding. ”) III. What happens when public breastfeeding goes too far?
A. There is a fundamental difference between breast and a baby bottle. B. Breast are sex objects and this is a fact that does not change because a mother is breastfeeding.
How the public's view and/or the government's role can escalate or create a situation for celebrities? There is something about famous people that fascinates the public. Although they are ordinary people who must eat and breathe as the next person, famous people are seen as very intriguing to most. Why was everyone so interested in the O.J. Simpson murder trial, the Clinton/Lewinsky scandal, or ...
Summary Statement: Breastfeeding is natural but it does not make it appropriate in public. Concluding Remarks: After today what side will you be on when it comes to public breastfeeding?
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