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  1. Debate: Law school
  2. Debate: Graduate degree
  3. Debate: MBA
  4. Debate: Democrat vs. Republican
  5. Debate: Washington, DC voting rights
  6. Debate: Unlimited personal spending in elections
  7. Debate: Armed pilots in airplanes
  8. Debate: Oil sands
  9. Debate: Charging for news content
  10. Debate: Legalization of drugs
  11. Debate: US national day of prayer
  12. Debate: No-fault divorce
  13. Debate: Ban on employee weight discrimination
  14. Debate: English as US official language
  15. Debate: Landmines in the Korean Demilitarized Zone
  16. Debate: Desegregation school busing
  17. Debate: Closing US military base in Okinawa
  18. Debate: Federal anti-SLAPP law
  19. Debate: Remote-control warfare
  20. Debate: Deporting illegal immigrants in the US
  21. Debate: Ban on Muslim burqa and niqab
  22. Debate: Ban on girls wearing full veils in state schools
  23. Debate: Ban on niqab on public transportation
  24. Debate: Ban on driving with full Muslim veil
  25. Debate: Right to health care
  26. Debate: Is file sharing fair use?
  27. Debate: Inheritance tax
  28. Debate: Fine for illegal immigrants in path to citizenship
  29. Debate: Biometric national ID cards to prevent employment of illegal immigrants
  30. Debate: National biometric ID cards
  31. Debate: US special relationship with Israel
  32. Debate: Metered Internet billing
  33. Debate: Vocational training
  34. Debate: Military tribunals for suspected terrorists
  35. Debate: Conscientious objections of pharmacists to plan B pills
  36. Debate: Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage
  37. Debate: Guest workers in the United States
  38. Debate: Underground nuclear waste storage
  39. Debate: Coca crop eradication
  40. Debate: Smoking ban on public patios
  41. Debate: Anti-depressants
  42. Debate: Policy of containment toward a nuclear Iran
  43. Debate: Can a nuclear Iran be deterred?
  44. Debate: Climate change mitigation vs adaptation
  45. Debate: Timetable withdrawal from Afghanistan
  46. Debate: Nude beaches
  47. Debate: Dividing Jerusalem
  48. Debate: Tax incentives for marriage
  49. Debate: Single-sex schools
  50. Debate: China "one child" policy
  51. Debate: Single-payer universal health care
  52. Debate: Line-item veto
  53. Debate: Harm reduction drug policy
  54. Debate: Public funding for gay pride parades
  55. Debate: Moving Guantanamo detainees to America
  56. Debate: Ban on trans fats
  57. Debate: Cochlear implants for deaf infants
  58. Debate: Pill testing at night clubs
  59. Debate: Voter identification cards
  60. Debate: Decriminalizing marijuana possession
  61. Debate: Pre-selecting sex of children
  62. Debate: European social democracy
  63. Debate: Gestational surrogacy
  64. Debate: Does "God" really exist?
  65. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  66. Debate: Single-payer universal health care
  67. Debate: Should marriage be defined as only between a man and a woman?
  68. Debate: Outing of gay public figures
  69. Debate: Cartoon child porn
  70. Debate: Government subsidies of journalism
  71. Debate: Sudden-death overtime in NFL
  72. Debate: Developed world climate change debt to developing world
  73. Debate: Armed pilots in airplanes
  74. Debate: Ban on public nudity
  75. Debate: Castration of sex offenders
  76. Debate: Banning hands-free cell phones in cars
  77. Debate: Decriminalizing marijuana possession
  78. Debate: Phasing out fossil fuel subsidies
  79. Debate: Genetic screening
  80. Debate: Deportation of illegal immigrants in the US
  81. Debate: Images of death in the media
  82. Debate: Atheism advertisements
  83. Debate: Death penalty exemption for mentally ill
  84. Debate: Palestinian right of return
  85. Debate: Terrorist suspect right to habeas corpus
  86. Debate: Human life as beginning at conception
  87. Debate: Value added tax (VAT)
  88. Debate: Partial-birth abortion
  89. Debate: Ex-felon right to vote
  90. Debate: Death penalty for juveniles
  91. Debate: Electronic medical records
  92. Debate: Mandatory counseling of women seeking abortions
  93. Debate: Life without parole vs. death penalty
  94. Debate: Communism
  95. Debate: Socialism
  96. Debate: Life without parole vs. death penalty
  97. Debate: Credit cards for minors
  98. Debate: Death penalty for child rape
  99. Debate: Was the War in Iraq worth it?
  100. Debate: Emissions exemptions for China and India
  101. Debate: Are homosexuals born gay?
  102. Debate: Education vouchers
  103. Debate: Prohibition of flag burning

Debate: Electronic tagging of pedophiles

  1. Debate: Term limits for elected officials
  2. Debate: US ban on travel to Cuba
  3. Debate: Church involvement in politics
  4. Debate: Freeze on new Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories
  5. Debate: Do terrorists have a right to habeas corpus?
  6. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  7. Debate: Is Scientology a religion?
  8. Debate: Judicial empathy
  9. Debate: Junk food advertising ban
  10. Debate: Scientology as a state-recognized religion
  11. Debate: Ticket scalping
  12. Debate: Fair trade
  13. Debate: Corporate sponsorship of schools
  14. Debate: English as the official language of the EU
  15. Debate: Means testing for benefits
  16. Debate: Should voters be required to show photo identification?
  17. Debate: Naming and shaming of sex offenders
  18. Debate: ID checks for gun sales
  19. Debate: Background checks of gun buyers
  20. Debate: DNA database of criminals
  21. Debate: Secular state
  22. Debate: Bush v. Gore
  23. Debate: Ban on Islamist political parties
  24. Debate: Compulsory vaccination
  25. Debate: Federal funding for embryonic stem cell research
  26. Debate: US nuclear weapons in Europe
  27. Debate: Instant-runoff voting
  28. Debate: US arms sales to Taiwan
  29. Debate: Ban on mosque minaretes in Switzerland
  30. Debate: US sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan
  31. Debate: Do offspring have a right to know their biological parents?
  32. Debate: Is Islam compatible with democracy?
  33. Debate: Patenting of genetically modified seeds
  34. Debate: Compulsory voting
  35. Debate: Kashmir self determination
  36. Debate: Cyprus reunification
  37. Debate: Military draft
  38. Debate: Maximum weekly working hours
  39. Debate: Presidential pardons in the United States
  40. Debate: Mandatory drug tests of welfare recipients
  41. Debate: Legal recognition of sex changes
  42. Debate: EU federalism
  43. Debate: Ban on cage fighting
  44. Debate: Does Israel have a right to exist?
  45. Debate: Should harming animals in laboratory tests be banned?
  46. Debate: Term limits for Supreme Court justices
  47. Debate: Lifetime appointment of supreme court justices
  48. Debate: Should parents put GPS implants in their children?
  49. Debate: One-party rule
  50. Debate: Jury nullification in the United States
  51. Debate: Civil unions vs. gay marriage
  52. Debate: Ivory trading
  53. Debate: "Too big to fail"
  54. Debate: Should churches be tax exempt?
  55. Debate: Do fathers have a right to be informed of an abortion?
  56. Debate: Detention on the grounds of mental illness
  57. Debate: Open primaries
  58. Debate: Estate tax in the United States
  59. Debate: Minority schools
  60. Debate: Compassionate clemency
  61. Debate: Racial quotas
  62. Debate: Mini-nukes development in the United States
  63. Debate: Male reproductive rights
  64. Debate: Male rights to opt-out of child support in unwanted pregnancies
  65. Debate: A right to die?
  66. Debate: Palestinian state
  67. Debate: Abkhazia independence
  68. Debate: Premarital sex
  69. Debate: Swastika ban
  70. Debate: Ban on public sex
  71. Debate: Ten commandments in public buildings
  72. Debate: Chinese non-interventionism
  73. Debate: Nativity scenes on public property
  74. Debate: National lotteries
  75. Debate: Pornography
  76. Debate: Bikini baristas
  77. Debate: Should the Bible be used for swearing-in ceremonies and in courtrooms?
  78. Debate: Should suicide be illegal?
  79. Debate: Minimum weight requirements for models
  80. Debate: Cyprus unification vs partition
  81. Debate: Forbidding communion to individuals over political beliefs
  82. Debate: Popular election of US presidents
  83. Debate: Death penalty for child rape
  84. Debate: Expansion of the UN Security Council
  85. Debate: Should the voting age be reduced from 18 to 16?
  86. Debate: Living constitution
  87. Debate: Negotiating with terrorist groups
  88. Debate: Race-based political parties
  89. Debate: Breastfeeding
  90. Debate: Should the Church deny communion to individuals holding opposing views?
  91. Debate: Two-party system
  92. Debate: Privatizing social security
  93. Debate: Single-party state
  94. Debate: Intelligent design
  95. Debate: Puerto Rico statehood in America
  96. Debate: Banning the confederate flag
  97. Debate: Preventive war
  98. Debate: Privatizing national security
  99. Debate: Privatizing prisons
  100. Debate: Roma nation
  101. Debate: Muhammad cartoons controversy
  102. 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: Democrats vs. Republicans
  53. Debate: Gambling
  54. Debate: Extraordinary rendition
  55. Debate: Equal pay for women
  56. Debate: Wearing animal furs and skins
  57. Debate: Self-determination
  58. Debate: Cellulosic ethanol
  59. Debate: Russian membership in the WTO
  60. Debate: Sanctions
  61. Debate: Regifting
  62. Debate: Protectionism
  63. Debate: Israel membership in NATO
  64. Debate: Union of the Mediterranean
  65. Debate: Minimum wage in the United States
  66. Debate: Lifetime ban of athletes using drugs in sports
  67. Debate: Should public universities be free to attend?
  68. Debate: The Euro in the United Kingdom
  69. Debate: Global tax
  70. Debate: Legalization of sado-masochism
  71. Debate: Official visits to Yasukuni shrine in Japan
  72. Debate: Value of the United Nations
  73. Debate: Unicameral legislatures
  74. Debate: Tax on currency trading across borders (Tobin Tax)
  75. Debate: Surrogate mothers
  76. Debate: Should the rich pay more taxes to reduce inequality?
  77. Debate: Two-term limits on US presidents

Third tier debate articles for Debate Digest

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