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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.
 +#[[Debate: Abolishing the Euro]]
#[[Debate: State deaf schools]] #[[Debate: State deaf schools]]
#[[Debate: Slut Walks]] #[[Debate: Slut Walks]]
#[[Debate: Ban on short-selling during economic crisis]] #[[Debate: Ban on short-selling during economic crisis]]
 +#[[Debate: Does Obama deserve a second term?]]
#[[Debate: Late-term abortions]] #[[Debate: Late-term abortions]]
#[[Debate: Abortion for physical deformities]] #[[Debate: Abortion for physical deformities]]

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  1. Debate: Abolishing the Euro
  2. Debate: State deaf schools
  3. Debate: Slut Walks
  4. Debate: Ban on short-selling during economic crisis
  5. Debate: Does Obama deserve a second term?
  6. Debate: Late-term abortions
  7. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  8. Debate: Background checks at gun shows
  9. Debate: Ban on violent porn
  10. Debate: Mandatory sex education in public schools
  11. Debate: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  12. Debate: Sales taxes on online purchases
  13. Debate: Legalization of performance-enhancing drugs in professional sports
  14. Debate: Is homosexuality a choice?
  15. Debate: Universal healthcare
  16. Debate: Government funding for Planned Parenthood
  17. Debate: Fraternities
  18. Debate: 20-week abortion limit
  19. Debate: Foie gras ban
  20. Debate: Background checks of gun buyers
  21. Debate: Public funding for broadcasting
  22. Debate: Pre-selecting sex of children
  23. Debate: Mandatory labeling of foods with trans fats
  24. Debate: Mandating helmets for bicyclists
  25. Debate: Government owned casinos
  26. Debate: Porn at public libraries
  27. Debate: Ban on public sex
  28. Debate: Means testing for benefits
  29. Debate: Dowries
  30. Debate: Armed pilots in airplanes
  31. Debate: A right to die?
  32. Debate: Goal-line technology in futbol
  33. Debate: Swastika ban
  34. Debate: Legality of coca chewing
  35. Debate: Pete Rose in Baseball Hall of Fame
  36. Debate: Line-item veto for US presidents
  37. Debate: University professor tenure
  38. Debate: Privatizing Medicare
  39. Debate: Urban vs rural life
  40. Debate: Prenuptial agreement
  41. Debate: IPad
  42. Debate: Allowing guns on college campuses
  43. Debate: Mini-nukes development in the United States
  44. Debate: Lockers in public schools
  45. Debate: Drinking bottled water
  46. Debate: Instant-runoff voting
  47. Debate: Insanity defense
  48. Debate: Online dating
  49. Debate: Speed dating
  50. Debate: Is a nuclear-armed North Korea unacceptable?
  51. Debate: Does "sin" exist?
  52. Debate: Manned spaceflight
  53. Debate: Shaming convicted criminals
  54. Debate: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  55. Debate: Presidential pardons in the United States
  56. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  57. Debate: Tax exemption for churches
  58. Debate: Force feeding prisoners on hunger strike
  59. Debate: Online gambling
  60. Debate: Women in combat
  61. Debate: Mandatory year of national service for youth
  62. Debate: Paying people to stay healthy
  63. Debate: Compulsory national service
  64. Debate: Landmines in the Korean Demilitarized Zone
  65. Debate: Sex offender registries
  66. Debate: Christian divorce
  67. Debate: Sabbath Day
  68. Debate: Cyprus reunification
  69. Debate: Use of prison labor for public works
  70. Debate: Female NFL referees
  71. Debate: Estate tax in the United States
  72. Debate: Oil drilling in the Arctic
  73. Debate: Fair trade
  74. Debate: Teach for America
  75. Debate: Trying juveniles as adults
  76. Debate: Banning protests at funerals
  77. Debate: Water fluoridation
  78. Debate: National sovereignty is an inalienable right
  79. Debate: Ban on communist parties
  80. Debate: Right to carry guns on college campuses
  81. Debate: Transparent election funding
  82. Debate: Pocket knife ban
  83. Debate: Liberty is more important than equality
  84. Debate: Is religion a force for good?
  85. Debate: Anonymous campaign donations
  86. Debate: Oil drilling in the Arctic
  87. Debate: Getting a law degree if you do not want to practice law
  88. Debate: Do I want to be a lawyer?
  89. Debate: Medicare
  90. Debate: Requiring DNA evidence for executions
  91. Debate: F-35 fighter jet
  92. Debate: No-fault divorce
  93. Debate: Privatizing airport security
  94. Debate: Natural gas fracking
  95. Debate: Online university degrees
  96. Debate: Appropriateness of atheism ads
  97. Debate: Public funding of presidential campaigns
  98. Debate: Clean diesel
  99. Debate: Oil drilling ban in Antarctica
  100. Debate: Quran book burning ban
  101. Debate: Carbon offsets
  102. Debate: Renewable energy on public lands
  103. Debate: In some cases juveniles should be tried as adults
  104. Debate: Is anonymity included in free speech rights?
  105. Debate: Banning open carrying of guns in private businesses
  106. Debate: Charging for news content
  107. Debate: Closing US military base in Okinawa
  108. Debate: US national day of prayer
  109. Debate: Inheritance tax
  110. Debate: National biometric ID cards
  111. Debate: Landmines in the Korean Demilitarized Zone
  112. Debate: Voter identification cards
  113. Debate: European social democracy
  114. Debate: Washington, DC voting rights
  115. Debate: Decriminalizing marijuana possession
  116. Debate: Pre-selecting sex of children
  117. Debate: Life without parole vs. death penalty
  118. Debate: Are homosexuals born gay?
  119. Debate: Prohibition of flag burning
  120. Debate: Graduated tax rates
  121. Debate: Electronic tagging of pedophiles
  122. Debate: No-fault divorce
  123. Debate: Buying purebred dogs
  124. Debate: Humanity is progressing toward greater freedom
  125. Debate: Fine for illegal immigrants in path to citizenship
  126. Debate: Ban on public nudity
  127. Debate: Decriminalizing marijuana possession
  128. Debate: Partial-birth abortion
  129. Debate: Ex-felon right to vote
  130. Debate: Is psychology a science
  131. Debate: Mandatory counseling of women seeking abortions
  132. Debate: Palestinian state
  133. Debate: Ban on Islamist political parties
  134. Debate: Outing of gay public figures
  135. Debate: Compulsory vaccination
  136. Debate: Ten commandments in public buildings
  137. Debate: Popular election of US presidents
  138. Debate: Banning the confederate flag
  139. Debate: English as the official language of the EU
  140. Debate: Naming and shaming of sex offenders
  141. Debate: ID checks for gun sales
  142. Debate: Background checks of gun buyers
  143. Debate: Do offspring have a right to know their biological parents?
  144. Debate: Is Islam compatible with democracy?
  145. Debate: Patenting of genetically modified seeds
  146. Debate: Compulsory voting
  147. Debate: Kashmir self determination
  148. Debate: Banning hands-free cell phones in cars
  149. Debate: Military draft
  150. Debate: Maximum weekly working hours
  151. Debate: EU federalism
  152. Debate: Detention on the grounds of mental illness
  153. Debate: Estate tax in the United States
  154. Debate: Should suicide be illegal?
  155. Debate: Two-party system
  156. Debate: Ban on public sex
  157. Debate: Minority schools
  158. Debate: Carrying a handgun at home
  159. Debate: Phasing out fossil fuel subsidies
  160. Debate: Ban on employee weight discrimination
  161. Debate: Desegregation school busing
  162. Debate: Federal anti-SLAPP law
  163. Debate: Remote-control warfare
  164. Debate: Deporting illegal immigrants in the US
  165. Debate: Ban on girls wearing full veils in state schools
  166. Debate: Ban on niqab on public transportation
  167. Debate: Ban on driving with full Muslim veil
  168. Debate: Right to health care
  169. Debate: Is file sharing fair use?
  170. Debate: Unlimited personal spending in elections
  171. Debate: Biometric national ID cards to prevent employment of illegal immigrants
  172. Debate: Metered Internet billing
  173. Debate: Vocational training
  174. Debate: Military tribunals for suspected terrorists
  175. Debate: Conscientious objections of pharmacists to emergency contraception
  176. Debate: Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage
  177. Debate: Guest workers in the United States
  178. Debate: Underground nuclear waste storage
  179. Debate: Coca crop eradication
  180. Debate: Smoking ban on public patios
  181. Debate: Anti-depressants
  182. Debate: Policy of containment toward a nuclear Iran
  183. Debate: Can a nuclear Iran be deterred?
  184. Debate: Climate change mitigation vs adaptation
  185. Debate: Timetable withdrawal from Afghanistan
  186. Debate: Nude beaches
  187. Debate: Dividing Jerusalem
  188. Debate: Tax incentives for marriage
  189. Debate: Single-sex schools
  190. Debate: China "one child" policy
  191. Debate: Single-payer universal health care
  192. Debate: Line-item veto
  193. Debate: Harm reduction drug policy
  194. Debate: Public funding for gay pride parades
  195. Debate: Moving Guantanamo detainees to America
  196. Debate: Cochlear implants for deaf infants
  197. Debate: Pill testing at night clubs
  198. Debate: Gestational surrogacy
  199. Debate: Does "God" really exist?
  200. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  201. Debate: Should marriage be defined as only between a man and a woman?
  202. Debate: Cartoon child porn
  203. Debate: Government subsidies of journalism
  204. Debate: Sudden-death overtime in NFL
  205. Debate: Developed world climate change debt to developing world
  206. Debate: Genetic screening
  207. Debate: Images of death in the media
  208. Debate: Atheism advertisements
  209. Debate: Death penalty exemption for mentally ill
  210. Debate: Palestinian right of return
  211. Debate: Terrorist suspect right to habeas corpus
  212. Debate: Human life as beginning at conception
  213. Debate: Value added tax (VAT)
  214. Debate: Death penalty for juveniles
  215. Debate: Electronic medical records
  216. Debate: Communism
  217. Debate: Socialism
  218. Debate: Credit cards for minors
  219. Debate: Death penalty for child rape
  220. Debate: Was the War in Iraq worth it?
  221. Debate: Emissions exemptions for China and India
  222. Debate: US ban on travel to Cuba
  223. Debate: Church involvement in politics
  224. Debate: Freeze on new Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories
  225. Debate: Terrorist suspect right to habeas corpus
  226. Debate: Is Scientology a religion?
  227. Debate: Judicial empathy
  228. Debate: Was the IRA justified?
  229. Debate: Junk food advertising ban
  230. Debate: Ticket scalping
  231. Debate: Corporate sponsorship of schools
  232. Debate: Should voters be required to show photo identification?
  233. Debate: DNA database of criminals
  234. Debate: Secular state
  235. Debate: Bush v. Gore
  236. Debate: Federal funding for embryonic stem cell research
  237. Debate: US nuclear weapons in Europe
  238. Debate: US arms sales to Taiwan
  239. Debate: Ban on mosque minaretes in Switzerland
  240. Debate: US sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan
  241. Debate: Mandatory drug tests of welfare recipients
  242. Debate: Legal recognition of sex changes
  243. Debate: Ban on cage fighting
  244. Debate: Does Israel have a right to exist?
  245. Debate: Should harming animals in laboratory tests be banned?
  246. Debate: Term limits for Supreme Court justices
  247. Debate: Lifetime appointment of supreme court justices
  248. Debate: Should parents put GPS implants in their children?
  249. Debate: One-party rule
  250. Debate: Jury nullification in the United States
  251. Debate: Civil unions vs. gay marriage
  252. Debate: Ivory trading
  253. Debate: "Too big to fail"
  254. Debate: Should churches be tax exempt?
  255. Debate: Do fathers have a right to be informed of an abortion?
  256. Debate: Compassionate clemency
  257. Debate: Racial quotas
  258. Debate: Male reproductive rights
  259. Debate: Male rights to opt-out of child support in unwanted pregnancies
  260. Debate: Abkhazia independence
  261. Debate: Premarital sex
  262. Debate: Chinese non-interventionism
  263. Debate: Nativity scenes on public property
  264. Debate: National lotteries
  265. Debate: Pornography
  266. Debate: Bikini baristas
  267. Debate: Should the Bible be used for swearing-in ceremonies and in courtrooms?
  268. Debate: Minimum weight requirements for models
  269. Debate: Forbidding communion to individuals over political beliefs
  270. Debate: Death penalty for child rape
  271. Debate: Expansion of the UN Security Council
  272. Debate: Should the voting age be reduced from 18 to 16?
  273. Debate: Living constitution
  274. Debate: Negotiating with terrorist groups
  275. Debate: Race-based political parties
  276. Debate: Should the Church deny communion to individuals holding opposing views?
  277. Debate: Single-party state
  278. Debate: Intelligent design
  279. Debate: Preventive war
  280. Debate: Privatizing national security
  281. Debate: Privatizing prisons
  282. Debate: Roma nation
  283. Debate: Muhammad cartoons controversy
  284. 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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