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Political Science 2 - Brady

Find Evidence to Support your Opinion

Find Evidence to Support your Opinion

Scholarly Articles

You will need 2-3 scholarly articles to provide evidence for your position. Rather than searching the name of your bill, try searching for the issue the bill is addressing, such as immigration or pollution.  The following are databases you can use for finding scholarly articles:

Controversial Topic Resources

The library subscribes to resources that specifically focus on controversial issues, including:


You may be able to find opinion or information articles on your bill or issue in newspapers.  Try any of the following resources:


Statistics can be a good way to strengthen your argument.  Try searching Google for your issue, along with the word statistics.  The following are some good statistical sources: