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  1. Debate: Resolved: The abuse of illegal drugs ought to be treated as a matter of public health, not of criminal justice. (2,452 bytes)
  2. Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchange for testimony is unjust (68,469 bytes)
  3. Resolved: In United States courts, victim impact statements ought to influence sentencing (8,530 bytes)
    27: ...g. As with the [http://idebate.org/wiki/index.php/Resolved:_The_precautionary_principle_ought_to_guide_envir...
  4. Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchange for testimony is unjust. (97 bytes)
    1: #redirect [[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  5. Resolved: Test Page (16,348 bytes)
  6. Resolved: That the private ownership of handguns should be banned in the United States (5,637 bytes)
  7. Resolved: On balance, violent revolution is a just response to political oppression (5,738 bytes)
  8. Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its public health assistance to Sub-Saharan Africa (12,020 bytes)
  9. Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pursuing military options against Iran (55,892 bytes)
    215: ...lic opinion is irrelevant to justification''' In "Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
    260: *[[Resolved: It is just for the United States to use military...
    284: ...w.publicforumfiles.co.nr The Public Forum files. "Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
  10. Resolved: That eliminating United States government budget deficits should be prioritized over increasing domestic spending (22,710 bytes)
  11. Resolved: A just society ought not use the death penalty as a form of punishment (44,515 bytes)
  12. Resolved: It is just for the United States to use military force to prevent the acquisition of nuclear weapons by nations that pose a military threat (54,438 bytes)
    74: ...tary threat to American forces in Iraq (see the [[Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
    130: ...g in theory is a fertile ground for debate. An unresolved question in Lincoln-Douglas Debate is the extent ...
    220: ...stified_in_pursuing_military_options_against_Iran Resolved: That the United States would be justified in Pur...
  13. Resolved: In a democracy, civil disobedience is an appropriate weapon in the fight for justice (32,951 bytes)
  14. Resolved: Universities should use affirmative action to encourage minority enrollment (21,195 bytes)
    8: === Resolved: Universities should use affirmative action to en...
  15. Resolved: It is ethical for colleges, parents, or employers to get information about people from social networking websites (20,701 bytes)
  16. Resolved: Water should be considered national property (50,024 bytes)
  17. Resolved: It is just for the United States to use military force to prevent the acquisition of nuclear weapons by nations that pose a military threat. (2,498 bytes)
    5: Resolved: It is just for the United States to use military...
  18. Debate:Resolved: Public high school students in the United States ought not be required to pass standardized exit exams to graduate. (139 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: Public high school students in the United States...
  19. Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase alternative energy incentives in the United States (11,202 bytes)
  20. Resolved: Hate crime enhancements are unjust in the United States (12,674 bytes)
  21. Resolved: That Russia has become a threat to U.S. interests (82 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: That Russia has become a threat to United States...
  22. Resolved: That the US system of primarys is contrary to democratic values (2,864 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: That the US system of primarys is contrary to de...
    67: *[[Resolved: The US system of presidential primaries is contr...
  23. Resolved: It is morally permissible to kill one innocent person to save the lives of more innocent people. (6,237 bytes)
    140: *[[Resolved: It is morally permissible to kill one innocent p...
  24. Resolved: International lenders ought to cancel the debt of highly indebted poor countries. (2,485 bytes)
  25. Debate:Resolved: On reservations, sovereignty claims by indigenous peoples ought to be prioritized above the plenary power of the United States federal government. (170 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: On reservations, sovereignty claims by indigenou...
  26. Resolved: It is morally permissible to kill one innocent person to save the lives of more innocent people (12,504 bytes)
    83: also, the resolved does not say that it is the only option, nor does...
    111: *[[Resolved: It is morally permissible to kill one innocent p...
  27. Resolved: In the United States, jury nullification is a legitimate check on government (8,214 bytes)
  28. Resolved: The US system of presidential primaries is contrary to democratic values (7,804 bytes)
    40: *[[Debate:Resolved: That the US system of primarys is contrary to de...
  29. Resolved: Governments ought to make economic reparations for their country’s historical injustices (9,270 bytes)
  30. Resolved: That Russia has become a threat to United States interests (3,601 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: That Russia has become a threat to United States...
  31. Debate:Resolved: A parliamentary form of government is preferable to the United States presidential system. (114 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: A parliamentary form of government is preferable...
  32. Debate:Resolved: That the American media work against the bestinterest of the American public. (101 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: That the American media work against the bestint...
  33. Debate:Resolved: The US system of presidential primaries is contrary to democratic values (96 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: The US system of presidential primaries is contr...
  34. Resolved: That the US Government should increase social services for indigenous peoples in America. (2,816 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: That the US Government should increase social se...
  35. Debate:Resolved: The strength of the present methods of funding the social security system outweighs the weaknesses. (123 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: The strength of the present methods of funding t...
  36. Resolved: That the private ownership of handguns should be banned in the US (2,806 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: That the private ownership of handguns should be...
  37. Resolved: That the American media work against the bestinterest of the American public. (2,563 bytes)
  38. Debate:Resolved: That the United States should assume primary responsibility for the rebuilding of Iraq. (109 bytes)
  39. Resolved: US policies established after September 11, 2001 have substantially reduced the risk of terrorist acts against the United States (5,232 bytes)
  40. Resolved: The strength of the present methods of funding the social security system outweighs the weaknesses. (2,815 bytes)
  41. Resolved: That it is morally unjustifiable to require an individual to join a labor organization as a condition of employment. (2,803 bytes)
  42. Resolved: That military conscription is a superior alternative to a voluntary army. (2,109 bytes)
  43. Resolved: On reservations, sovereignty claims by indigenous peoples ought to be prioritized above the plenary power of the United States federal government. (2,384 bytes)
  44. Debate:Resolved: That the private ownership of handguns should be banned in the US (89 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: That the private ownership of handguns should be...
  45. Resolved: A parliamentary form of government is preferable to the United States presidential system. (2,628 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: A parliamentary form of government is preferable...
  46. Resolved: United States law ought not recognize marriage. (3,547 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: United States law ought not recognize marriage.=...
  47. Resolved: United States immigration policy ought to prioritize admitting skilled workers over reuniting families. (2,732 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: United States immigration policy ought to priori...
  48. Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdiction of an international court designed to prosecute crimes against humanity. (3,228 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdi...
  49. Resolved: Public high school students in the United States ought not be required to pass standardized exit exams to graduate. (2,897 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: Public high school students in the United States...
  50. Resolved: The United States ought not issue torture warrants. (2,703 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: The United States ought not issue torture warran...
  51. Debate:Resolved: The United States ought not issue torture warrants. (75 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: The United States ought not issue torture warran...
  52. Resolved: Vigilantism is justified when the government has failed to enforce the law. (2,755 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: Vigilantism is justified when the government has...
  53. Debate:Resolved: It is just for the United States to use military force to prevent the acquisition of nuclear weapons by nations that pose a military threat. (164 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: It is just for the United States to use military...
  54. Resolved: The United States should significantly increase its use of nuclear energy. (563 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: The United States should significantly increase ...
  55. Resolved: That the United States should implement universal health care modeled after the French system. (1,244 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: That the United States should implement universa...
  56. Resolved: In a democratic society, felons ought to retain the right to vote. (12,378 bytes)
  57. Resolved: The United States government should substantialy increase alternative energy in the US. (112 bytes)
  58. Resolved: eggs (119 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: It is morally permissible to kill one innocent p...
  59. Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdiction of an international criminal court designed to prosecute crimes agianst humanity (2,776 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdi...
  60. Resolved: The precautionary principle ought to guide environmental regulations (24,254 bytes)
  61. Resolved: That, on balance, the rise of Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC) has had a positive impact on the United States. (80 bytes)
  62. Debate:Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdiction of an international court designed to prosecute crimes against humanity. (150 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdi...
  63. Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 has improved academic achievement in the United States (47,791 bytes)
  64. Debate: Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 has improved academic achievement in the United States (132 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  65. Debate:Resolved: United States law ought not recognize marriage. (71 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: United States law ought not recognize marriage.]...
  66. Resolved: United States policy on illegal immigration should focus on attrition through enforcement rather than amnesty. (2,762 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: United States policy on illegal immigration shou...
  67. Debate: Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdiction of an international criminal court designed to prosecute crimes agianst humanity (158 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdi...
  68. Debate:Resolved: United States immigration policy ought to prioritize admitting skilled workers over reuniting families. (127 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: United States immigration policy ought to priori...
  69. Debate:Resolved: That it is morally unjustifiable to require an individual to join a labor organization as a condition of employment. (140 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: That it is morally unjustifiable to require an i...
  70. Debate:Resolved: US policies established after September 11, 2001 have substantially reduced the risk of terrorist acts against the United States (152 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: US policies established after September 11, 2001...
  71. Debate:Resolved: That the US Government should increase social services for indigenous peoples in America. (113 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: That the US Government should increase social se...
  72. Debate:Resolved: That the US system of primarys is contrary to democratic values (87 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: That the US system of primarys is contrary to de...
  73. Debate: Resolved: United States policy on illegal immigration should focus on attrition through enforcement rather than amnesty. (134 bytes)
    1: #REDIRECT [[Resolved: United States policy on illegal immigration shou...
  74. Debate: Resolved: Failed nations are a greater threat to the United States than stable nations. (2,612 bytes)
  75. Argument: Privacy issues with gays in the military can be resolved (1,408 bytes)
  76. Resolved: Private management of fresh water utilities is preferable to their public management (336 bytes)
  77. Resolved: The world's fresh water should be considered common property (330 bytes)
  78. Resolved: Limiting economic inequality ought to be a more important social goal than maximizing economic freedom (2,492 bytes)
  79. Resolved: Compulsory inclusion of non-felons DNA in any government database is unjust (2,379 bytes)
  80. Resolved: Current trends in American political dialogue compromise meaningful democratic deliberation (2,238 bytes)
    106: [[Category:Resolved]]
  81. Debate: resolved: high school public forum debate resolutions should not confront sensitive religous issues (2,769 bytes)
    4: ===resolved: high school public forum debate resolutions shou...
  82. Debate: Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce its military and/or police presence in one or more of the following: South Korea, Japan, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Iraq, Turkey. (2,705 bytes)
  83. Debate: resolved private sectorinvestment in human space exploration is prefarable to public sector investment (2,705 bytes)

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  1. Duino 2007 (5,095 bytes)
    15: #[[Resolved: In United States courts, victim impact statement...
    16: #[[Resolved: The precautionary principle ought to guide envir...
    17: #[[Resolved: The United States government ought to allocate h...
    18: #[[Resolved: A just society ought not use the death penalty a...
    19: #[[Resolved: In the United States public university admission...
  2. Debate: Armed police (16,129 bytes)
    99: ... and responsibility to ensure that the problem is resolved as safely as possible. Yes, perhaps there have be...
  3. Debate: Bill of rights in the UK (9,030 bytes)
    51: ...or example, the free speech/privacy dichotomy was resolved in the case of the press by limiting free speech ...
  4. Debate: Death penalty (106,184 bytes)
    596: *[[Resolved: A just society ought not use the death penalty a...
  5. Debate: Chinese membership in the WTO (10,211 bytes)
    11: ...eople's Republic.The key issues that remain to be resolved range from whether trade will actually be benefit...
  6. Debate: Corporal punishment of children (37,374 bytes)
    148: ...pect; and they build up resentment that cannot be resolved at the time but may lead to severe misbehaviour i...
  7. Debate: European defence spending (23,682 bytes)
    91: ... equipment or boots on the ground wouldn’t have resolved the policy problems that beset a disorganised ope...
  8. Debate: European Federalisation (11,645 bytes)
    65: ...inant culture and long-running conflicts could be resolved, as issues of sovereignty become less relevant wi...
  9. Debate: Exams (6,733 bytes)
    84: *[[Resolved: Public high school students in the United States...
  10. Debate: Withdrawing from Iraq (136,561 bytes)
    207: ...' The fundamentals of the Iraq conflict cannot be resolved by strategic adjustments. These fundamentals are:...
  11. Debate: Lifting sanctions on Myanmar (10,464 bytes)
    58: ...n South East Asia which involve China are usually resolved through the negotiation rather than through aggre...
  12. Debate: Privatisation of the NHS (9,054 bytes)
    29: ...due to overburdening of doctors, etc. will not be resolved through shifting the managerial responsibility. I...
  13. Debate: Prostitution (36,860 bytes)
    116: ...e, abuse, and sexually transmitted disease can be resolved with sufficient government regulation (and it sho...
  14. Debate: Schengen Agreement (14,112 bytes)
    82: The issue of Kaliningrad will most likely be resolved through an exception to the Schengen rules. The E...
  15. Debate: UN responsibility to protect civilians (18,227 bytes)
    91: *[[Resolved: The United Nations' obligation to protect global...
  16. Debate: Civil disobedience (15,958 bytes)
    150: *[[Resolved: In a democracy, civil disobedience is an appropr...
  17. Debate: Should "date rape" be a lower offense than rape? (10,327 bytes)
    78: ...rape incidents are not reported that would not be resolved by making it a separate offense:'''
  18. Debate: Double Jeopardy Rule, Abolition of (15,664 bytes)
    68: ...ime and effort and money on case that are already resolved, to the detriment of crimes that will receive les...
  19. Debate: Ban on factory farming (12,269 bytes)
    13: ...sease, which the 1940s development of antibiotics resolved. By using mechanisation and assembly-line techniq...
  20. Debate: Hate crime laws (22,544 bytes)
    220: *[[Resolved: Hate crime enhancements are unjust in the United...
  21. Debate: Death penalty for juveniles (3,090 bytes)
    112: *[[Resolved: A just society ought not use the death penalty a...
  22. Debate: Water privatization (39,905 bytes)
    277: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  23. Debate: Market vs. regulatory approaches to cutting carbon emissions (14,752 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: Market mechanisms are preferable to regulatory a...
  24. Portal:The future of energy (2,197 bytes)
    21: *[[Resolved: The United States federal government should subs...
  25. Argument: Net neutrality prevents discrimination between sites (4,017 bytes)
    13: ...d services offered by its partners. The issue was resolved by correction of the software as well as a change...
  26. Standards:NGO Plan for Accrediting Affiliates (3,120 bytes)
    20: ...ce has taken place, the matter will be considered resolved, and the parties shall receive notification that ...
  27. Standards:Student Bill of Rights - Grievance Procedure (1,999 bytes)
    9: ...ce has taken place, the matter will be considered resolved, and the parties shall receive notification that ...
  28. Judging Karl Popper Debate: Handbook (Complete) (78,073 bytes)
    416: ...s one of her flow sheets on the following topic: 'Resolved that it is better to focus on a harm reduction st...
    419: ...s one of her flow sheets on the following topic: 'Resolved that a policy should be adopted to promote global...
  29. The People Speak: Global Debates (6,401 bytes)
    10: Topics: October 2007 Global Debate Topic: [[Resolved: Market mechanisms are preferable to regulatory a...
  30. The People Speak: Global Debate Festival (3,151 bytes)
    19: The topic for debate will be: "[[Resolved: Market mechanisms are preferable to regulatory a...
  31. Carbon Emissions: Market vs. Regulatory Approaches (Background) (15,590 bytes)
    5: Resolved: Market mechanisms are preferable to regulatory a...
  32. Argument: A carbon tax can be implemented immediately (793 bytes)
    6: ... the myriad details of a cap-and-trade system are resolved through lengthy negotiations."
  33. Argument: Rapid growth of water infrastructure requires private investments (2,489 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  34. Argument: Politics often prevent elected officials from investing in water utilities (1,371 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  35. Argument: Cases in which water privatization improved environmental conditions (708 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  36. Argument: Water is a human right, not a commodity (12,944 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  37. Argument: Water privatization is at odds with water conservation (802 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  38. Debate: Death penalty for child rape (5,278 bytes)
    53: *[[Resolved: A just society ought not use the death penalty a...
  39. Argument: Mistaken convictions have not translated into wrongful executions (4,136 bytes)
    14: ...though none of these Florida cases was ultimately resolved by a 'not guilty' verdict, a pardon or a dismissa...
  40. Argument: Executing criminals rules out the possibility of rehabilitation (1,133 bytes)
    5: ... taking of human lives, the question that must be resolved in all cases of capital punishment is this: Is it...
  41. Debate: Affirmative action (24,973 bytes)
    195: *[[Resolved: Universities should use affirmative action to en...
  42. Debate: Warrantless wiretapping in the United States (53,782 bytes)
    41: ...utional avoidance requires that such ambiguity be resolved in favor of the President’s authority to conduc...
  43. Debate: 700 mile US Mexico border fence (33,711 bytes)
    114: ... to illegal immigration. These problems cannot be resolved through a border fence.
  44. Argument: No Child Left Behind encourages parents to engage more actively (970 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  45. Argument: No Child Left Behind encourages teaching to the test (664 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  46. Argument: No Child Left Behind has a narrow curriculum (2,385 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  47. Debate: Federal funding for embryonic stem cell research (63,421 bytes)
    55: ...e said in 2005 that unless a number of issues are resolved, stem-cells with "result in unsuccessful therapie...
  48. IDEA / NJFL National Tournament (82,046 bytes)
    1039: ...se the decision on which debater more effectively resolved the central questions of the resolution rather th...
  49. Argument: Plea bargains are a necessary way to relieve an over-strained justice system (2,554 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  50. Argument: Pakistan has plea bargaining (989 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  51. Argument: The poor can obtain sufficient public representation to defend their interests in plea bargains (2,230 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  52. Argument: Defendants are often pressured into accepting plea bargains (3,571 bytes)
    4: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  53. Argument: Judges take measures to ensure defendants are not pressured to enter into false plea bargains (2,040 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  54. Debate: Should the UN value human rights over sovereignty? (2,510 bytes)
    64: *[[Resolved: The United Nations' obligation to protect global...
  55. Debate: US employee pensions (2,692 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: United States corporations should honor all prio...
  56. Argument: Serbia's public will not support a violent response to Kosovo independence (2,910 bytes)
    7: ...at the larger issue of Kosovo independence can be resolved."
  57. Test Regular Page (75,390 bytes)
    401: ...s one of her flow sheets on the following topic: 'Resolved that it is better to focus on a harm reduction st...
    404: ...s one of her flow sheets on the following topic: 'Resolved that a policy should be adopted to promote global...
  58. Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchange for testimony is unjust. (97 bytes)
    1: #redirect [[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  59. Argument: Plea bargaining in exchange for testimony is the best way to achieve broader justice and desert (905 bytes)
    4: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  60. Argument: Plea bargains incentivize faulty testimony (2,066 bytes)
    4: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  61. Plea bargaining violates the legal notion of due desert (925 bytes)
    4: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  62. Argument: Plea bargaining for testimony encourages crime by providing criminals an escape route (953 bytes)
    4: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  63. Argument: Plea bargaining reduces costs by reducing lengthy trials (628 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  64. Argument: Plea bargains in exchange testimony help convict the worst criminals and protect society (409 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  65. Argument: Plea bargains in exchange for testimony often exploit defendants (2,662 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  66. Argument: Upholding justice trumps the benefits of plea bargains (1,432 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  67. Argument: Plea bargains involve sufficient due process (1,240 bytes)
    4: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  68. Argument: Adverse salaries can cause prosecutors to push for plea bargains (599 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  69. Plea bargaining in exchange for testimony is similar to bribery (1,089 bytes)
    4: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  70. Argument: Defendants do not have the free right to choose in regard to plea bargaining (634 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  71. Argument: Defendants to not have a legal basis for selling their rights (1,184 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  72. Argument: Resolving a case quickly by plea bargaining relieves undue stress to the defendant (681 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  73. Argument: Defendants have right to plea bargain at their discretion (2,765 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  74. Debate: Abortion (89,277 bytes)
    588: ...ipe out the life of an individual that could have resolved, for example, the Middle East crisis or cured can...
  75. Debate: Online debate and dialogue (4,307 bytes)
    37: ...communications allow for mis-communications to be resolved more easily, which is very important in the conte...
  76. Argument: Judges severely punish criminals if they reject plea bargain deals (1,595 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  77. Plea bargaining violates 5th and 6th amendments (1,065 bytes)
    7: *[[Resolved: In the United States, plea bargaining in exchang...
  78. Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pursuing military options against Iran (55,892 bytes)
    215: ...lic opinion is irrelevant to justification''' In "Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
    260: *[[Resolved: It is just for the United States to use military...
    284: ...w.publicforumfiles.co.nr The Public Forum files. "Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
  79. Argument: Any sanctions effort against Iran would be scuttled by China and Russia (1,841 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
  80. Position:Confucius opposed violent rebellion in any circumstance (2,232 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: On balance, violent revolution is a just respons...
  81. Argument: The case for "negative" and against "positive" rights (315 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  82. Argument: Risks of a nuclear Iran will raise oil prices (1,522 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
  83. Argument: A nuclear Iran will spark an international arms race (6,210 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
  84. Argument: Iran is seeking nuclear weapons, not simply nuclear energy (2,002 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
  85. Argument: Iran is likely to have a nuclear weapon within a number of years (1,532 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
  86. Argument: Military action premature; Iran is no imminent threat (2,221 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
  87. Argument: A nuclear Iran would be more aggressive in the Middle East (6,340 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
  88. Argument: A nuclear-armed Iran will not provoke a Middle East arms race (1,674 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
  89. Argument: Deficit spending leads to economic stimulation (486 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: That eliminating United States government budget...
  90. Argument: US debt to foreign governments is problematic (994 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: That eliminating United States government budget...
  91. Argument: Deficit spending is economically unhealthy in the long run (1,092 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: That eliminating United States government budget...
  92. Argument: National deficits are bad when an economy is fully employed (623 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: That eliminating United States government budget...
  93. Argument: The US deficit is not bad when properly compared US GDP growth (794 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: That eliminating United States government budget...
  94. Argument: US retiring baby-boomers makes paying down national debt important (4,677 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That eliminating United States government budget...
  95. Debate: Superdelegates (28,025 bytes)
    173: ... two Democratic candidates, how should the tie be resolved? Superdelegates, as the leadership of the party, ...
  96. Debate: Drivers licenses for Illegal immigrants in the US (29,518 bytes)
    135: ... immigrant problem in the United States cannot be resolved by mass deportation. The only other course of act...
  97. Debate: Myspace is your space (22,313 bytes)
    8: ===Resolved: It is ethical for colleges, parents, or employer...
  98. Argument: No-Child-Left-Behind detracts from the education of the gifted (1,147 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  99. Argument: Profit companies are inherently incapable of securing the right to water (1,646 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  100. Resolved: It is just for the United States to use military force to prevent the acquisition of nuclear weapons by nations that pose a military threat (54,438 bytes)
    74: ...tary threat to American forces in Iraq (see the [[Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
    130: ...g in theory is a fertile ground for debate. An unresolved question in Lincoln-Douglas Debate is the extent ...
    220: ...stified_in_pursuing_military_options_against_Iran Resolved: That the United States would be justified in Pur...
  101. Debate in the Neighborhood Manual (183,433 bytes)
    283: ... clue to the real content of the debate, while “Resolved: that our government should guarantee a living wa...
    309: * Resolved: that the nations of the world should support the...
    315: * Resolved: that all citizens ought to perform a period of n...
    316: * Resolved: that citizens ought to have the right to bear ar...
    321: * Resolved: that our government should guarantee a living wa...
  102. Encouraging Public Debates (449,159 bytes)
    382: ...bout the debate or (2) no matter how the issue is resolved, it will have no e.ect on them. When promoting th...
    464: ... language (e.g., “Resolved that...”, “Be it resolved that...”, “This house would...” or “This ...
    472: ...cating this division, the planners settled on, “Resolved: That the nations of the world should support the...
    505: ... clue to the real content of the debate, while “Resolved: That our government should guarantee a living wa...
    522: ... If, however, we alter the proposition to read “Resolved: That the United States should remove economic sa...
  103. Argument: Civil disobedience is frequently the tool of unjust causes (968 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In a democracy, civil disobedience is an appropr...
  104. Resolved: Universities should use affirmative action to encourage minority enrollment (21,195 bytes)
    8: === Resolved: Universities should use affirmative action to en...
  105. Argument: When water is not treated as an economic good it is wasted (1,128 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  106. Argument: For-profit water companies seek to maximize profits at higher cost (1,515 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  107. Argument: Water is not a public right (1,999 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  108. Argument: Water privatization is more economically efficient (2,238 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  109. Argument: Water can be treated as an economic good (2,615 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  110. Argument: Even if water is considered a right, privatization is best way to protect it (906 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  111. Resolved: It is just for the United States to use military force to prevent the acquisition of nuclear weapons by nations that pose a military threat. (2,498 bytes)
    5: Resolved: It is just for the United States to use military...
  112. Argument: Nation states that "own" natural resources are more accountable to protecting those resources (600 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  113. Argument: Enforcement mechanisms for a global commons are very poor (2,449 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  114. Argument: Competing nation-states have an interest in water privatization, problematically (969 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  115. Argument: Nations are signing away control of water resources to transnational corporations in trade agreements (3,216 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  116. Argument: Global water commons address mismanagement of water by failed states (4,220 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  117. Argument: Global commons of water resources helps maintain international security (4,830 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
    5: ...use it is largely in the developing world where unresolved environmental related sensitivities seem to be lo...
  118. Argument: Only a global commons can equally protect the right to water (4,901 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  119. Argument: Water nationalization invites damaging water diversions (581 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  120. Argument: Limited water resources are distributed unequally among nations, making national ownership of water unfair (687 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  121. Argument: Water is a national security resource that states must be able to own and protect (4,438 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  122. Argument: States must secure in Antarctica their right to exploit natural resources (627 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  123. Argument: Antarctica and Southern Ocean should be protected in global commons (2,040 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  124. Argument: Water resources should be considered part of national sovereignty (3,712 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  125. Argument: Without a global commons powerful nations will hog water resources (866 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]]
  126. Argument: China has played a positive role in Darfur (1,738 bytes)
    16: ... balanced manner. We hope that this issue will be resolved properly through dialogue and negotiation."[http:...
  127. Argument: Extending UN SC veto to more countries would reduce UN effectiveness (1,387 bytes)
    6: ...nited Nations are myriad, but few if any would be resolved by expanding the Security Council. The Bush Admin...
  128. NFL resolution topics (6,123 bytes)
    6: *[[Resolved: Compulsory inclusion of non-felons' DNA in any g...
    9: *[[Resolved: Current trends in American political dialogue co...
    40: *'''2009 March/April topic:''' [[Resolved: Vigilantism is justified when the government has...
    41: *'''2009 January/February topic:''' [[Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdi...
    42: *'''2008 November/December topic:''' [[Resolved: In a democratic society, felons ought to retain ...
  129. Upcoming features for the Debate Digest (19,831 bytes)
    323: #[[Resolved: The United States federal government should subs...
  130. Resolved: That the US system of primarys is contrary to democratic values (2,864 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: That the US system of primarys is contrary to de...
    67: *[[Resolved: The US system of presidential primaries is contr...
  131. Debate: Michigan and Florida delegates in 2008 US elections (37,748 bytes)
    79: *'''Deadlocked primary nomination could be resolved by Michigan and Florida delegates.''' If the nomi...
  132. Resolved: It is morally permissible to kill one innocent person to save the lives of more innocent people. (6,237 bytes)
    140: *[[Resolved: It is morally permissible to kill one innocent p...
  133. Argument: In Michigan or Florida re-vote, how would Democrats that registered Republican vote? (2,614 bytes)
    6: ...en going to be on the ballot. At that point I am resolved to vote for Ron Paul, who appears on the Republic...
  134. Debate: UN obligation to intervene against genocide (3,075 bytes)
    64: *[[Resolved: The United Nations' obligation to protect global...
  135. Debate: Value of the United Nations (6,741 bytes)
    88: .../eweb/docs/PNW/SeptDebate--UN.pdf Serious Debate: Resolved, that the United Nations is obsolete.]
  136. Debate: Military draft (16,416 bytes)
    115: *[[Resolved: That military conscription is a superior alterna...
  137. Debate: Military draft in the United States (3,334 bytes)
    65: *[[Resolved: That military conscription is a superior alterna...
  138. Debate: Tibet independence (126,824 bytes)
    19: The Tibetan question cannot be resolved solely by historical inquiries. Party of the sove...
    435: ...otal independence of Tibet could be discussed and resolved. Although this has remained the stated position o...
  139. Debate: Gays in the US military (72,722 bytes)
    191: ...| Privacy issues with gays in the military can be resolved]]''' [http://www.ndu.edu/inss/Press/jfq_pages/edi...
  140. Resolved: It is morally permissible to kill one innocent person to save the lives of more innocent people (12,504 bytes)
    83: also, the resolved does not say that it is the only option, nor does...
    111: *[[Resolved: It is morally permissible to kill one innocent p...
  141. Portal:Lincoln Douglas Debate (6,743 bytes)
    6: ...LD topic is stated as a resolution. For example, "Resolved: Hate crime enhancements are unjust in the United...
    13: *[[Resolved: In a democratic society, felons ought to retain ...
    14: *[[Resolved: It is morally permissible to kill one innocent p...
    15: *[[Debate: Military draft|Resolved: Military conscription is unjust.]]
    16: *[[Resolved: On reservations, sovereignty claims by indigenou...
  142. Argument: The Chinese government is not working toward solutions for Tibet (2,018 bytes)
    6: ...otal independence of Tibet could be discussed and resolved. Although this has remained the stated position o...
  143. Resolved: The US system of presidential primaries is contrary to democratic values (7,804 bytes)
    40: *[[Debate:Resolved: That the US system of primarys is contrary to de...
  144. Resolved: That Russia has become a threat to United States interests (3,601 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: That Russia has become a threat to United States...
  145. Portal:Public Forum Debate (5,639 bytes)
    5: ...m topic is stated as a resolution. For example, [[Resolved: That Russia has become a threat to U.S. interest...
    12: ...tional Tournament Public Forum Debate Topic:''' [[Resolved: US policies established after September 11, 2001...
    13: ...''' 2008 November Public Forum Debate Topic:''' [[Resolved: That the United States should implement universa...
    14: *''' 2008 October Public Forum Debate Topic:''' [[Resolved: The United States should significantly increase ...
    15: ...'' 2008 September Public Forum Debate Topic:''' [[Resolved: That the United States should implement a milita...
  146. Portal:Policy Debate (4,816 bytes)
    6: ...h topic is stated as a resolution. For example, [[Resolved: The United States federal government should subs...
    13: *'''2008-2009 Policy Debate Topic''' [[Resolved: The United States federal government should subs...
    14: *'''2007-2008 Policy Debate Topic:''' [[Resolved: The United States federal government should subs...
  147. Argument: Polygamy sacrifices love between mates to other considerations (7,412 bytes)
    15: ... the nineteenth century, until the Reynolds court resolved the conflict.
  148. Resolved: That the US Government should increase social services for indigenous peoples in America. (2,816 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: That the US Government should increase social se...
  149. Debate: Hate speech on campus (5,913 bytes)
    105: *[[Resolved: Hate crime enhancements are unjust in the United...
  150. Argument: US economic crisis is not that bad; $700b plan over-adjusts (3,711 bytes)
    16: ...porarily higher interest rates. Once the issue is resolved, one way or the other, credit markets will resume...
  151. Resolved: That the private ownership of handguns should be banned in the US (2,806 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: That the private ownership of handguns should be...
  152. Debate: Infant male circumcision (72,443 bytes)
    64: ...out of view. This can be a permanent issue if not resolved immediately by additional surgery.
  153. Debate: Death penalty exemption for mentally ill (3,424 bytes)
    113: *[[Resolved: A just society ought not use the death penalty a...
  154. Resolved: A parliamentary form of government is preferable to the United States presidential system. (2,628 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: A parliamentary form of government is preferable...
  155. Resolved: United States law ought not recognize marriage. (3,547 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: United States law ought not recognize marriage.=...
  156. Resolved: United States immigration policy ought to prioritize admitting skilled workers over reuniting families. (2,732 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: United States immigration policy ought to priori...
  157. Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdiction of an international court designed to prosecute crimes against humanity. (3,228 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdi...
  158. Resolved: Public high school students in the United States ought not be required to pass standardized exit exams to graduate. (2,897 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: Public high school students in the United States...
  159. Resolved: The United States ought not issue torture warrants. (2,703 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: The United States ought not issue torture warran...
  160. Resolved: Vigilantism is justified when the government has failed to enforce the law. (2,755 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: Vigilantism is justified when the government has...
  161. Debate: THBT hate speech should be a crime (9,947 bytes)
    16: ...ree with professor Hamelink that’s why we state resolved that: “Hate speech should be a crime”. Let’...
    82: *[[Resolved: Hate crime enhancements are unjust in the United...
  162. Argument: The desire to get re-elected constrains war-making (3,329 bytes)
    8: ...ons of the democratic peace are more likely to be resolved by successful subsumption of the absence of war b...
  163. Argument: S. Ossetia has had de facto independence from Georgia (458 bytes)
    5: ...cause of the war, and this matter can only be resolved by finding mutually acceptable paths...Georgia is...
  164. Resolved: The United States should significantly increase its use of nuclear energy. (563 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: The United States should significantly increase ...
  165. Resolved: That the United States should implement universal health care modeled after the French system. (1,244 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: That the United States should implement universa...
  166. Debate: The pen is mightier than the sword (4,128 bytes)
    113: *[[Resolved: In a democracy, civil disobedience is an appropr...
  167. Argument: EFCA wrongly imposes binding arbitration on companies (9,467 bytes)
    27: ...that only seven--fewer than one out of four--were resolved within 300 days. On aver­age, binding arbitratio...
  168. Debate: Bailout of US automakers (62,626 bytes)
    120: ...tions surrounding the Big Three's future can't be resolved in law firm conference rooms or in the chambers o...
  169. Argument: Circumcision always risks permanent injury and disfigurement (7,942 bytes)
    18: ... the sutures and use of antibiotics, this problem resolved without tissue loss. 43.
  170. Argument: Circumcision is not a good solution to phimosis of foreskin (1,045 bytes)
    6: ...fficult to retract. This condition can usually be resolved by simple methods, and does not need to be correc...
  171. Argument: Bankruptcy is not best way to turnaround autos (1,335 bytes)
    8: ...tions surrounding the Big Three's future can't be resolved in law firm conference rooms or in the chambers o...
  172. Argument: Chapter 11 bankruptcy will help autos restructure and regroup (24,164 bytes)
    42: ...which competing claims on assets by creditors are resolved and so is essential to the operation of credit ma...
  173. Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdiction of an international criminal court designed to prosecute crimes agianst humanity (2,776 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdi...
  174. Debate: Bosnia and Herzegovina membership in the EU (22,901 bytes)
    69: ...dget for farmers and poor regions has still to be resolved, and this will doubtless cause problems as existi...
  175. Argument: Incestuous relationships could be legal, but ban reproduction (2,018 bytes)
    13: This is a question that is not easily resolved. But if we are to err on the side of caution, it ...
  176. Argument: No Child Left Behind fosters accountability in public schools (3,111 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  177. Argument: No Child Left Behind offers choice to leave failing schools (1,258 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  178. Argument: NCLB ensures disabled students are not left behind (4,150 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  179. Argument: No Child Left Behind offers flexibility at state, local level (2,700 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  180. Argument: No Child Left Behind offers valuable measure of student progress (781 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  181. Argument: NCLB standardized tests are a poor measure of school performance (5,217 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  182. Argument: NCLB raises standards and testing without improving education (1,762 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  183. Argument: Facilitating military recruitment through NCLB is wrong (1,867 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  184. Argument: No Child Left Behind reveal nothing new about school performance (392 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  185. Argument: No Child Left Behind over-emphasizes math and reading in curriculum (4,631 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  186. Argument: Standardized tests poorly measure real student learning (3,592 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  187. Argument: NCLB ridgedly punishes schools that are progressing, albeit slowly (1,518 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  188. Argument: NCLB damages teacher morale, future of profession (791 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  189. Argument: NCLB "pass" percentages poorly judge school progress (3,072 bytes)
    3: *[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  190. IDEA projects with The People Speak (1,798 bytes)
    13: ...obal Debates March 2008 competition. The topic: [[Resolved: Water should be considered national property]].
    17: ...ctober 2007 competition on the following topic: ''Resolved: Market mechanisms are preferable to regulatory a...
  191. Debate: Is a nuclear Iran intolerable? (33,443 bytes)
    247: ...merica_Cannot_Tolerate_a_Nuclear_Iran#chapter_02 "Resolved: America Cannot Tolerate a Nuclear Iran". FORA TV...
  192. Debate: Employers should rely less on grades and exam scores of candidates (2,685 bytes)
    105: *[[Resolved: Public high school students in the United States...
  193. Debate: Military action against nuclear Iran (55,729 bytes)
    219: ...lic opinion is irrelevant to justification''' In "Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
    292: ...w.publicforumfiles.co.nr The Public Forum files. "Resolved: That the United States would be justified in pur...
  194. Past featured IDEA projects (593 bytes)
    1: *'''[[Resolved: That on balance, the No Child Left Behind Act of...
  195. General statements in support of a two-state solution (1,440 bytes)
    8: The Jewish Council for Public Affairs resolved in early 2008:[http://www.globalpolitician.com/24...
  196. Debate: Board exams (2,987 bytes)
    110: *[[Resolved: Public high school students in the United States...
  197. Argument: Defining Holocaust denial is too difficult to outlaw it (4,864 bytes)
    33: ...settled as all great historical controversies are resolved: through free inquiry and open debate in our jour...
  198. Debate: Health insurance cooperatives (46,331 bytes)
    178: ...d consumer-oriented governing boards could not be resolved." In general, this highlights the fact that a non...
  199. Debate: Standardized Testing For Graduation (4,189 bytes)
    95: *[[Resolved: Public high school students in the United States...
  200. Resolved: United States policy on illegal immigration should focus on attrition through enforcement rather than amnesty. (2,762 bytes)
    4: ===Resolved: United States policy on illegal immigration shou...
  201. Debate: The UN should increase humanitarian aid to poor nations (16,479 bytes)
    13: ...nd Brewer International Public Policy Forum]: '''"Resolved: The United Nations should substantially increase...
  202. General statements in favor of medical marijuana (7,674 bytes)
    29: ...marijuana to patients in need; and, Be it further resolved that this organization urges the US Public Health...
  203. Debate: Palestinian right of return (21,120 bytes)
    13: ...as a right, but rather as a political claim to be resolved as part of a final peace settlement. The right of...
  204. Resolved: Current trends in American political dialogue compromise meaningful democratic deliberation (2,238 bytes)
    106: [[Category:Resolved]]
  205. Argument: Co-ops create tensions b/w doctors and governing boards (680 bytes)
    5: ...d consumer-oriented governing boards could not be resolved." In general, this highlights the fact that a non...
  206. Debate: resolved: high school public forum debate resolutions should not confront sensitive religous issues (2,769 bytes)
    4: ===resolved: high school public forum debate resolutions shou...
  207. Argument: Given a choice, anarchy is preferrable to despotism (1,075 bytes)
    2: *[[Resolved: In a democracy, civil disobedience is an appropr...
  208. Debate: Looks vs. personality (4,174 bytes)
    19: ===Resolved: It is more important for a spouse, girlfriend, o...
    50: ===Resolved: It is more important for a celebrity to be physi...
  209. Debate: Peace keeping (3,663 bytes)
    43: ...ot thier independence but this issue is yet to be resolved.
  210. Argument: No formal international legal right of return for Palestinians (3,055 bytes)
    20: That Resolution 194 resolved that that refugees willing to live in peace with ...

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