(Answered) POLI330N Week 3 Discussion: Pros and Cons of Interest Groups, Lobbyists, and Corporations


POLI330N Political Science

Initial Post Instructions

For the initial post, respond to one of the following options, and label the beginning of your post indicating either Option 1 or Option 2:

  • Option 1:What are the pros and cons of lobbyists as a tool for special interest groups? Should former members of Congress be allowed to become lobbyists? Explain your answer.
  • Option 2: Social movements can at times use disruptive behaviors. What are some of the possible benefits of disruptive behaviors in social movements? What are the drawbacks or possible negative consequences? What does the First Amendment state concerning citizens’ right to use disruptive methods? Refer to examples from history as you frame your analysis. Explain your answer.

Be sure to make connections between your ideas and conclusions and the research, concepts, terms, and theory we are discussing this week.


I am writing on option 1

Lobbying is the practice of influencing others over a specific issue of concern. Political lobbyists aim at developing legislation that is beneficial for the groups they represent. There are different advantages of lobbying, such as controlling the majority power. In cases where the majority are lobbying, this presents the individual who will be affected (Drutman & Mahoney, 2019).  The laypersons get a strong voice in the government as people with the same goals and objectives are brought together. ……please click the icon below to purchase full answer at $5