Persuasive Essay On Junk Food

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The issue has arrived concerning the definition of “junk” food and whether or not the government should be able to control it. The committee seeks to prevent the nation from falling into this trap of confusion. The topic of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP has been a recent issue and we as a committee seek to address it. The major question is, Should the government be able to control what people buy or do not buy with food stamps? As a chairperson of the United States Department of Agriculture exploratory committee, we would like to present our information. We speak for the foundations of the country when we say, “The government should not be allowed to control what people do or do not buy with food stamps.” We believe the foundations of freedom, the definition of junk food, and the purpose of food stamps all contribute to our reasoning. Ricardo Lopez argues, "Obesity is a national problem…. We don 't want to contribute to that." As a committee we would like to formally disagree with his statement. Giving people rights and access to welfare does not automatically mean they are contributing to the problem of obesity. If the government decides someone is eligible for food stamps, it means someone recognized their need for assistance. If and when an American receives welfare benefits, they should be allowed to get what they need to get back on their feet and become a productive member of society. In efforts to counter this argument we reiterate, food stamp

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