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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: Ban on violent video games for minors]]+ 
 +#[[Debate: Late-term abortions]]
#[[Debate: Background checks at gun shows]] #[[Debate: Background checks at gun shows]]
#[[Debate: Legalization of performance-enhancing drugs in professional sports]] #[[Debate: Legalization of performance-enhancing drugs in professional sports]]
#[[Debate: Government funding for Planned Parenthood]] #[[Debate: Government funding for Planned Parenthood]]
#[[Debate: Fraternities]] #[[Debate: Fraternities]]
-#[[Debate: Requiring women to view ultrasounds before abortions]]  
#[[Debate: 20-week abortion limit]] #[[Debate: 20-week abortion limit]]
-#[[Debate: Late-term abortions]] 
#[[Debate: Foie gras ban]] #[[Debate: Foie gras ban]]
#[[Debate: Background checks of gun buyers]] #[[Debate: Background checks of gun buyers]]

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