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Debate articles that are of highest priority to be worked on and featured in the Debate Digest section of the main page. Please feel free to shift the order of these topics, enter debate articles not listed, or [[Debatepedia User Guide| propose/create new debate articles]] not yet found on Debatepedia. Debate articles that are of highest priority to be worked on and featured in the Debate Digest section of the main page. Please feel free to shift the order of these topics, enter debate articles not listed, or [[Debatepedia User Guide| propose/create new debate articles]] not yet found on Debatepedia.
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  1. Debate: State deaf schools
  2. Debate: Slut Walks
  3. Debate: Ban on short-selling during economic crisis
  4. Debate: Late-term abortions
  5. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  6. Debate: Background checks at gun shows
  7. Debate: Ban on violent porn
  8. Debate: Mandatory sex education in public schools
  9. Debate: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  10. Debate: Sales taxes on online purchases
  11. Debate: Legalization of performance-enhancing drugs in professional sports
  12. Debate: Is homosexuality a choice?
  13. Debate: Universal healthcare
  14. Debate: Government funding for Planned Parenthood
  15. Debate: Fraternities
  16. Debate: 20-week abortion limit
  17. Debate: Foie gras ban
  18. Debate: Background checks of gun buyers
  19. Debate: Public funding for broadcasting
  20. Debate: Pre-selecting sex of children
  21. Debate: Mandatory labeling of foods with trans fats
  22. Debate: Mandating helmets for bicyclists
  23. Debate: Government owned casinos
  24. Debate: Porn at public libraries
  25. Debate: Ban on public sex
  26. Debate: Means testing for benefits
  27. Debate: Dowries
  28. Debate: Armed pilots in airplanes
  29. Debate: A right to die?
  30. Debate: Goal-line technology in futbol
  31. Debate: Swastika ban
  32. Debate: Legality of coca chewing
  33. Debate: Pete Rose in Baseball Hall of Fame
  34. Debate: Line-item veto for US presidents
  35. Debate: University professor tenure
  36. Debate: Privatizing Medicare
  37. Debate: Urban vs rural life
  38. Debate: Prenuptial agreement
  39. Debate: IPad
  40. Debate: Allowing guns on college campuses
  41. Debate: Mini-nukes development in the United States
  42. Debate: Lockers in public schools
  43. Debate: Drinking bottled water
  44. Debate: Instant-runoff voting
  45. Debate: Insanity defense
  46. Debate: Online dating
  47. Debate: Speed dating
  48. Debate: Is a nuclear-armed North Korea unacceptable?
  49. Debate: Does "sin" exist?
  50. Debate: Manned spaceflight
  51. Debate: Shaming convicted criminals
  52. Debate: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  53. Debate: Presidential pardons in the United States
  54. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  55. Debate: Tax exemption for churches
  56. Debate: Force feeding prisoners on hunger strike
  57. Debate: Online gambling
  58. Debate: Women in combat
  59. Debate: Mandatory year of national service for youth
  60. Debate: Paying people to stay healthy
  61. Debate: Compulsory national service
  62. Debate: Landmines in the Korean Demilitarized Zone
  63. Debate: Sex offender registries
  64. Debate: Christian divorce
  65. Debate: Sabbath Day
  66. Debate: Cyprus reunification
  67. Debate: Use of prison labor for public works
  68. Debate: Female NFL referees
  69. Debate: Estate tax in the United States
  70. Debate: Oil drilling in the Arctic
  71. Debate: Fair trade
  72. Debate: Teach for America
  73. Debate: Trying juveniles as adults
  74. Debate: Banning protests at funerals
  75. Debate: Water fluoridation
  76. Debate: National sovereignty is an inalienable right
  77. Debate: Ban on communist parties
  78. Debate: Right to carry guns on college campuses
  79. Debate: Transparent election funding
  80. Debate: Pocket knife ban
  81. Debate: Liberty is more important than equality
  82. Debate: Is religion a force for good?
  83. Debate: Anonymous campaign donations
  84. Debate: Oil drilling in the Arctic
  85. Debate: Getting a law degree if you do not want to practice law
  86. Debate: Do I want to be a lawyer?
  87. Debate: Medicare
  88. Debate: Requiring DNA evidence for executions
  89. Debate: F-35 fighter jet
  90. Debate: No-fault divorce
  91. Debate: Privatizing airport security
  92. Debate: Natural gas fracking
  93. Debate: Online university degrees
  94. Debate: Appropriateness of atheism ads
  95. Debate: Public funding of presidential campaigns
  96. Debate: Clean diesel
  97. Debate: Oil drilling ban in Antarctica
  98. Debate: Quran book burning ban
  99. Debate: Carbon offsets
  100. Debate: Renewable energy on public lands
  101. Debate: In some cases juveniles should be tried as adults
  102. Debate: Is anonymity included in free speech rights?
  103. Debate: Banning open carrying of guns in private businesses
  104. Debate: Charging for news content
  105. Debate: Closing US military base in Okinawa
  106. Debate: US national day of prayer
  107. Debate: Inheritance tax
  108. Debate: National biometric ID cards
  109. Debate: Landmines in the Korean Demilitarized Zone
  110. Debate: Voter identification cards
  111. Debate: European social democracy
  112. Debate: Washington, DC voting rights
  113. Debate: Decriminalizing marijuana possession
  114. Debate: Pre-selecting sex of children
  115. Debate: Life without parole vs. death penalty
  116. Debate: Are homosexuals born gay?
  117. Debate: Prohibition of flag burning
  118. Debate: Graduated tax rates
  119. Debate: Electronic tagging of pedophiles
  120. Debate: No-fault divorce
  121. Debate: Buying purebred dogs
  122. Debate: Humanity is progressing toward greater freedom
  123. Debate: Fine for illegal immigrants in path to citizenship
  124. Debate: Ban on public nudity
  125. Debate: Decriminalizing marijuana possession
  126. Debate: Partial-birth abortion
  127. Debate: Ex-felon right to vote
  128. Debate: Is psychology a science
  129. Debate: Mandatory counseling of women seeking abortions
  130. Debate: Palestinian state
  131. Debate: Ban on Islamist political parties
  132. Debate: Outing of gay public figures
  133. Debate: Compulsory vaccination
  134. Debate: Ten commandments in public buildings
  135. Debate: Popular election of US presidents
  136. Debate: Banning the confederate flag
  137. Debate: English as the official language of the EU
  138. Debate: Naming and shaming of sex offenders
  139. Debate: ID checks for gun sales
  140. Debate: Background checks of gun buyers
  141. Debate: Do offspring have a right to know their biological parents?
  142. Debate: Is Islam compatible with democracy?
  143. Debate: Patenting of genetically modified seeds
  144. Debate: Compulsory voting
  145. Debate: Kashmir self determination
  146. Debate: Banning hands-free cell phones in cars
  147. Debate: Military draft
  148. Debate: Maximum weekly working hours
  149. Debate: EU federalism
  150. Debate: Detention on the grounds of mental illness
  151. Debate: Estate tax in the United States
  152. Debate: Should suicide be illegal?
  153. Debate: Two-party system
  154. Debate: Ban on public sex
  155. Debate: Minority schools
  156. Debate: Carrying a handgun at home
  157. Debate: Phasing out fossil fuel subsidies
  158. Debate: Ban on employee weight discrimination
  159. Debate: Desegregation school busing
  160. Debate: Federal anti-SLAPP law
  161. Debate: Remote-control warfare
  162. Debate: Deporting illegal immigrants in the US
  163. Debate: Ban on girls wearing full veils in state schools
  164. Debate: Ban on niqab on public transportation
  165. Debate: Ban on driving with full Muslim veil
  166. Debate: Right to health care
  167. Debate: Is file sharing fair use?
  168. Debate: Unlimited personal spending in elections
  169. Debate: Biometric national ID cards to prevent employment of illegal immigrants
  170. Debate: Metered Internet billing
  171. Debate: Vocational training
  172. Debate: Military tribunals for suspected terrorists
  173. Debate: Conscientious objections of pharmacists to emergency contraception
  174. Debate: Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage
  175. Debate: Guest workers in the United States
  176. Debate: Underground nuclear waste storage
  177. Debate: Coca crop eradication
  178. Debate: Smoking ban on public patios
  179. Debate: Anti-depressants
  180. Debate: Policy of containment toward a nuclear Iran
  181. Debate: Can a nuclear Iran be deterred?
  182. Debate: Climate change mitigation vs adaptation
  183. Debate: Timetable withdrawal from Afghanistan
  184. Debate: Nude beaches
  185. Debate: Dividing Jerusalem
  186. Debate: Tax incentives for marriage
  187. Debate: Single-sex schools
  188. Debate: China "one child" policy
  189. Debate: Single-payer universal health care
  190. Debate: Line-item veto
  191. Debate: Harm reduction drug policy
  192. Debate: Public funding for gay pride parades
  193. Debate: Moving Guantanamo detainees to America
  194. Debate: Cochlear implants for deaf infants
  195. Debate: Pill testing at night clubs
  196. Debate: Gestational surrogacy
  197. Debate: Does "God" really exist?
  198. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  199. Debate: Should marriage be defined as only between a man and a woman?
  200. Debate: Cartoon child porn
  201. Debate: Government subsidies of journalism
  202. Debate: Sudden-death overtime in NFL
  203. Debate: Developed world climate change debt to developing world
  204. Debate: Genetic screening
  205. Debate: Images of death in the media
  206. Debate: Atheism advertisements
  207. Debate: Death penalty exemption for mentally ill
  208. Debate: Palestinian right of return
  209. Debate: Terrorist suspect right to habeas corpus
  210. Debate: Human life as beginning at conception
  211. Debate: Value added tax (VAT)
  212. Debate: Death penalty for juveniles
  213. Debate: Electronic medical records
  214. Debate: Communism
  215. Debate: Socialism
  216. Debate: Credit cards for minors
  217. Debate: Death penalty for child rape
  218. Debate: Was the War in Iraq worth it?
  219. Debate: Emissions exemptions for China and India
  220. Debate: US ban on travel to Cuba
  221. Debate: Church involvement in politics
  222. Debate: Freeze on new Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories
  223. Debate: Terrorist suspect right to habeas corpus
  224. Debate: Is Scientology a religion?
  225. Debate: Judicial empathy
  226. Debate: Was the IRA justified?
  227. Debate: Junk food advertising ban
  228. Debate: Ticket scalping
  229. Debate: Corporate sponsorship of schools
  230. Debate: Should voters be required to show photo identification?
  231. Debate: DNA database of criminals
  232. Debate: Secular state
  233. Debate: Bush v. Gore
  234. Debate: Federal funding for embryonic stem cell research
  235. Debate: US nuclear weapons in Europe
  236. Debate: US arms sales to Taiwan
  237. Debate: Ban on mosque minaretes in Switzerland
  238. Debate: US sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan
  239. Debate: Mandatory drug tests of welfare recipients
  240. Debate: Legal recognition of sex changes
  241. Debate: Ban on cage fighting
  242. Debate: Does Israel have a right to exist?
  243. Debate: Should harming animals in laboratory tests be banned?
  244. Debate: Term limits for Supreme Court justices
  245. Debate: Lifetime appointment of supreme court justices
  246. Debate: Should parents put GPS implants in their children?
  247. Debate: One-party rule
  248. Debate: Jury nullification in the United States
  249. Debate: Civil unions vs. gay marriage
  250. Debate: Ivory trading
  251. Debate: "Too big to fail"
  252. Debate: Should churches be tax exempt?
  253. Debate: Do fathers have a right to be informed of an abortion?
  254. Debate: Compassionate clemency
  255. Debate: Racial quotas
  256. Debate: Male reproductive rights
  257. Debate: Male rights to opt-out of child support in unwanted pregnancies
  258. Debate: Abkhazia independence
  259. Debate: Premarital sex
  260. Debate: Chinese non-interventionism
  261. Debate: Nativity scenes on public property
  262. Debate: National lotteries
  263. Debate: Pornography
  264. Debate: Bikini baristas
  265. Debate: Should the Bible be used for swearing-in ceremonies and in courtrooms?
  266. Debate: Minimum weight requirements for models
  267. Debate: Forbidding communion to individuals over political beliefs
  268. Debate: Death penalty for child rape
  269. Debate: Expansion of the UN Security Council
  270. Debate: Should the voting age be reduced from 18 to 16?
  271. Debate: Living constitution
  272. Debate: Negotiating with terrorist groups
  273. Debate: Race-based political parties
  274. Debate: Should the Church deny communion to individuals holding opposing views?
  275. Debate: Single-party state
  276. Debate: Intelligent design
  277. Debate: Preventive war
  278. Debate: Privatizing national security
  279. Debate: Privatizing prisons
  280. Debate: Roma nation
  281. Debate: Muhammad cartoons controversy
  282. Debate: Gallons per mile instead of miles per gallon

Second tier debates

  1. Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase alternative energy incentives in the United States
  2. Debate: Tanning tax
  3. Debate: Judicial review of clemency powers
  4. Debate: Equal opportunity
  5. Debate: Paper books vs electronic books
  6. Debate: Recall elections
  7. Debate: Women in combat
  8. Debate: Caps on public university tuition fees
  9. Debate: Should banks be forbidden from owning investment companies?
  10. Debate: Electric vehicle mandates
  11. Debate: Is the profit-interest compatible with health care?
  12. Debate: European Union constitution
  13. Debate: Low-carb diets
  14. Debate: Homosexuality - could be a great page but needs a bit of editing.
  15. Debate: THBT hate speech should be a crime - really needs to be put in a shape
  16. Debate: Online gambling
  17. Debate: European missile defense
  18. Debate: Space-based solar power
  19. Debate: SATS - really needs some changes and developing
  20. Debate: Campaign Finance Reform
  21. Debate: Cap-and-trade versus carbon tax
  22. Debate: NAFTA
  23. Debate: Ban on spanking children
  24. Debate: School uniform
  25. Debate: Should primates be used to develop vaccines?
  26. Debate: Non-interventionism
  27. Debate: Paying disadvantaged students to learn
  28. Debate: Parental right to see student grades
  29. Debate: Should Bush administration officials be prosecuted for "torturing"?
  30. Debate: Release of US interrogation memos
  31. Debate: Mandatory drug testing for public officials
  32. Debate: Should the US use crosses to memorialize war heroes?
  33. Debate: Should the US Army field manuel be used for all interrogations?
  34. Debate: Should governments cancel student debt during economic crisis?
  35. Debate: Extraordinary rendition
  36. Debate: Lobbying
  37. Debate: Globalization
  38. Debate: Should Israel return the Golan Heights to Syria?
  39. Debate: Mine Ban Treaty (Ottawa Treaty)
  40. Debate: Forced heirship
  41. Debate: US ratification of the Law of the Sea
  42. Debate: National Missile Defense
  43. Debate: Child beauty pageants
  44. Debate: Covenant marriage
  45. Debate: Should US expand nuclear umbrella to Middle East allies?
  46. Debate: Appointment of US senators by governors
  47. Debate: $700 billion US economic bailout
  48. Debate: Are some companies too big to fail?
  49. Debate: Military draft in the United States
  50. Debate: Organic food
  51. Debate: Truth and Reconciliation Commissions
  52. Debate: Gambling
  53. Debate: Extraordinary rendition
  54. Debate: Equal pay for women
  55. Debate: Wearing animal furs and skins
  56. Debate: Self-determination
  57. Debate: Cellulosic ethanol
  58. Debate: Russian membership in the WTO
  59. Debate: Sanctions
  60. Debate: Regifting
  61. Debate: Protectionism
  62. Debate: NATO membership for Israel
  63. Debate: Union of the Mediterranean
  64. Debate: Minimum wage in the United States
  65. Debate: Lifetime ban of athletes using drugs in sports
  66. Debate: Should public universities be free to attend?
  67. Debate: The Euro in the United Kingdom
  68. Debate: Global tax
  69. Debate: Legalization of sado-masochism
  70. Debate: Official visits to Yasukuni shrine in Japan
  71. Debate: Value of the United Nations
  72. Debate: Unicameral legislatures
  73. Debate: Tax on currency trading across borders (Tobin Tax)
  74. Debate: Surrogate mothers
  75. Debate: Should the rich pay more taxes to reduce inequality?
  76. Debate: Two-term limits on US presidents

Third tier debate articles for Debate Digest

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