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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: Government regulation of executive pay
  8. Debate: US political system broken
  9. Debate: Is religion a force for good?
  10. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  11. Debate: China political and economic model
  12. Debate: Background checks at gun shows
  13. Debate: Ban on violent porn
  14. Debate: Mandatory sex education in public schools
  15. Debate: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  16. Debate: Sales taxes on online purchases
  17. Debate: Legalization of performance-enhancing drugs in professional sports
  18. Debate: Is homosexuality a choice?
  19. Debate: Universal healthcare
  20. Debate: Government funding for Planned Parenthood
  21. Debate: Fraternities
  22. Debate: 20-week abortion limit
  23. Debate: Foie gras ban
  24. Debate: Background checks of gun buyers
  25. Debate: Public funding for broadcasting
  26. Debate: Pre-selecting sex of children
  27. Debate: Mandatory labeling of foods with trans fats
  28. Debate: Mandating helmets for bicyclists
  29. Debate: Government owned casinos
  30. Debate: Porn at public libraries
  31. Debate: Ban on public sex
  32. Debate: Means testing for benefits
  33. Debate: Dowries
  34. Debate: Armed pilots in airplanes
  35. Debate: A right to die?
  36. Debate: Goal-line technology in futbol
  37. Debate: Swastika ban
  38. Debate: Legality of coca chewing
  39. Debate: Pete Rose in Baseball Hall of Fame
  40. Debate: Line-item veto for US presidents
  41. Debate: University professor tenure
  42. Debate: Privatizing Medicare
  43. Debate: Urban vs rural life
  44. Debate: Prenuptial agreement
  45. Debate: IPad
  46. Debate: Bombing Iranian nuclear facilities
  47. Debate: GDP economic measure
  48. Debate: Allowing guns on college campuses
  49. Debate: Mini-nukes development in the United States
  50. Debate: Lockers in public schools
  51. Debate: Drinking bottled water
  52. Debate: Instant-runoff voting
  53. Debate: Insanity defense
  54. Debate: Online dating
  55. Debate: Speed dating
  56. Debate: Is a nuclear-armed North Korea unacceptable?
  57. Debate: Does "sin" exist?
  58. Debate: Manned spaceflight
  59. Debate: Shaming convicted criminals
  60. Debate: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  61. Debate: Presidential pardons in the United States
  62. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  63. Debate: Tax exemption for churches
  64. Debate: Force feeding prisoners on hunger strike
  65. Debate: Online gambling
  66. Debate: Women in combat
  67. Debate: Mandatory year of national service for youth
  68. Debate: Paying people to stay healthy
  69. Debate: Compulsory national service
  70. Debate: Landmines in the Korean Demilitarized Zone
  71. Debate: Sex offender registries
  72. Debate: Christian divorce
  73. Debate: Sabbath Day
  74. Debate: Cyprus reunification
  75. Debate: Use of prison labor for public works
  76. Debate: Female NFL referees
  77. Debate: Estate tax in the United States
  78. Debate: Oil drilling in the Arctic
  79. Debate: Fair trade
  80. Debate: Teach for America
  81. Debate: Trying juveniles as adults
  82. Debate: Banning protests at funerals
  83. Debate: Water fluoridation
  84. Debate: National sovereignty is an inalienable right
  85. Debate: Ban on communist parties
  86. Debate: Right to carry guns on college campuses
  87. Debate: Transparent election funding
  88. Debate: Pocket knife ban
  89. Debate: Liberty is more important than equality
  90. Debate: Is religion a force for good?
  91. Debate: Anonymous campaign donations
  92. Debate: Oil drilling in the Arctic
  93. Debate: Getting a law degree if you do not want to practice law
  94. Debate: Do I want to be a lawyer?
  95. Debate: Medicare
  96. Debate: Requiring DNA evidence for executions
  97. Debate: F-35 fighter jet
  98. Debate: No-fault divorce
  99. Debate: Privatizing airport security
  100. Debate: Natural gas fracking
  101. Debate: Online university degrees
  102. Debate: Appropriateness of atheism ads
  103. Debate: Public funding of presidential campaigns
  104. Debate: Clean diesel
  105. Debate: Oil drilling ban in Antarctica
  106. Debate: Quran book burning ban
  107. Debate: Carbon offsets
  108. Debate: Renewable energy on public lands
  109. Debate: In some cases juveniles should be tried as adults
  110. Debate: Is anonymity included in free speech rights?
  111. Debate: Banning open carrying of guns in private businesses
  112. Debate: Charging for news content
  113. Debate: Closing US military base in Okinawa
  114. Debate: US national day of prayer
  115. Debate: Inheritance tax
  116. Debate: National biometric ID cards
  117. Debate: Landmines in the Korean Demilitarized Zone
  118. Debate: Voter identification cards
  119. Debate: European social democracy
  120. Debate: Washington, DC voting rights
  121. Debate: Decriminalizing marijuana possession
  122. Debate: Pre-selecting sex of children
  123. Debate: Life without parole vs. death penalty
  124. Debate: Are homosexuals born gay?
  125. Debate: Prohibition of flag burning
  126. Debate: Graduated tax rates
  127. Debate: Electronic tagging of pedophiles
  128. Debate: No-fault divorce
  129. Debate: Buying purebred dogs
  130. Debate: Humanity is progressing toward greater freedom
  131. Debate: Fine for illegal immigrants in path to citizenship
  132. Debate: Ban on public nudity
  133. Debate: Decriminalizing marijuana possession
  134. Debate: Partial-birth abortion
  135. Debate: Ex-felon right to vote
  136. Debate: Is psychology a science
  137. Debate: Mandatory counseling of women seeking abortions
  138. Debate: Palestinian state
  139. Debate: Ban on Islamist political parties
  140. Debate: Outing of gay public figures
  141. Debate: Compulsory vaccination
  142. Debate: Ten commandments in public buildings
  143. Debate: Popular election of US presidents
  144. Debate: Banning the confederate flag
  145. Debate: English as the official language of the EU
  146. Debate: Naming and shaming of sex offenders
  147. Debate: ID checks for gun sales
  148. Debate: Background checks of gun buyers
  149. Debate: Do offspring have a right to know their biological parents?
  150. Debate: Is Islam compatible with democracy?
  151. Debate: Patenting of genetically modified seeds
  152. Debate: Compulsory voting
  153. Debate: Kashmir self determination
  154. Debate: Banning hands-free cell phones in cars
  155. Debate: Military draft
  156. Debate: Maximum weekly working hours
  157. Debate: EU federalism
  158. Debate: Detention on the grounds of mental illness
  159. Debate: Estate tax in the United States
  160. Debate: Should suicide be illegal?
  161. Debate: Two-party system
  162. Debate: Ban on public sex
  163. Debate: Minority schools
  164. Debate: Carrying a handgun at home
  165. Debate: Phasing out fossil fuel subsidies
  166. Debate: Ban on employee weight discrimination
  167. Debate: Desegregation school busing
  168. Debate: Federal anti-SLAPP law
  169. Debate: Remote-control warfare
  170. Debate: Deporting illegal immigrants in the US
  171. Debate: Ban on girls wearing full veils in state schools
  172. Debate: Ban on niqab on public transportation
  173. Debate: Ban on driving with full Muslim veil
  174. Debate: Right to health care
  175. Debate: Is file sharing fair use?
  176. Debate: Unlimited personal spending in elections
  177. Debate: Biometric national ID cards to prevent employment of illegal immigrants
  178. Debate: Metered Internet billing
  179. Debate: Vocational training
  180. Debate: Military tribunals for suspected terrorists
  181. Debate: Conscientious objections of pharmacists to emergency contraception
  182. Debate: Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage
  183. Debate: Guest workers in the United States
  184. Debate: Underground nuclear waste storage
  185. Debate: Coca crop eradication
  186. Debate: Smoking ban on public patios
  187. Debate: Anti-depressants
  188. Debate: Policy of containment toward a nuclear Iran
  189. Debate: Can a nuclear Iran be deterred?
  190. Debate: Climate change mitigation vs adaptation
  191. Debate: Timetable withdrawal from Afghanistan
  192. Debate: Nude beaches
  193. Debate: Dividing Jerusalem
  194. Debate: Tax incentives for marriage
  195. Debate: Single-sex schools
  196. Debate: China "one child" policy
  197. Debate: Single-payer universal health care
  198. Debate: Line-item veto
  199. Debate: Harm reduction drug policy
  200. Debate: Public funding for gay pride parades
  201. Debate: Moving Guantanamo detainees to America
  202. Debate: Cochlear implants for deaf infants
  203. Debate: Pill testing at night clubs
  204. Debate: Gestational surrogacy
  205. Debate: Does "God" really exist?
  206. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  207. Debate: Should marriage be defined as only between a man and a woman?
  208. Debate: Cartoon child porn
  209. Debate: Government subsidies of journalism
  210. Debate: Sudden-death overtime in NFL
  211. Debate: Developed world climate change debt to developing world
  212. Debate: Genetic screening
  213. Debate: Images of death in the media
  214. Debate: Atheism advertisements
  215. Debate: Death penalty exemption for mentally ill
  216. Debate: Palestinian right of return
  217. Debate: Terrorist suspect right to habeas corpus
  218. Debate: Human life as beginning at conception
  219. Debate: Value added tax (VAT)
  220. Debate: Death penalty for juveniles
  221. Debate: Electronic medical records
  222. Debate: Communism
  223. Debate: Socialism
  224. Debate: Credit cards for minors
  225. Debate: Death penalty for child rape
  226. Debate: Was the War in Iraq worth it?
  227. Debate: Emissions exemptions for China and India
  228. Debate: US ban on travel to Cuba
  229. Debate: Church involvement in politics
  230. Debate: Freeze on new Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories
  231. Debate: Terrorist suspect right to habeas corpus
  232. Debate: Is Scientology a religion?
  233. Debate: Judicial empathy
  234. Debate: Was the IRA justified?
  235. Debate: Junk food advertising ban
  236. Debate: Ticket scalping
  237. Debate: Corporate sponsorship of schools
  238. Debate: Should voters be required to show photo identification?
  239. Debate: DNA database of criminals
  240. Debate: Secular state
  241. Debate: Bush v. Gore
  242. Debate: Federal funding for embryonic stem cell research
  243. Debate: US nuclear weapons in Europe
  244. Debate: US arms sales to Taiwan
  245. Debate: Ban on mosque minaretes in Switzerland
  246. Debate: US sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan
  247. Debate: Mandatory drug tests of welfare recipients
  248. Debate: Legal recognition of sex changes
  249. Debate: Ban on cage fighting
  250. Debate: Does Israel have a right to exist?
  251. Debate: Should harming animals in laboratory tests be banned?
  252. Debate: Term limits for Supreme Court justices
  253. Debate: Lifetime appointment of supreme court justices
  254. Debate: Should parents put GPS implants in their children?
  255. Debate: One-party rule
  256. Debate: Jury nullification in the United States
  257. Debate: Civil unions vs. gay marriage
  258. Debate: Ivory trading
  259. Debate: "Too big to fail"
  260. Debate: Should churches be tax exempt?
  261. Debate: Do fathers have a right to be informed of an abortion?
  262. Debate: Compassionate clemency
  263. Debate: Racial quotas
  264. Debate: Male reproductive rights
  265. Debate: Male rights to opt-out of child support in unwanted pregnancies
  266. Debate: Abkhazia independence
  267. Debate: Premarital sex
  268. Debate: Chinese non-interventionism
  269. Debate: Nativity scenes on public property
  270. Debate: National lotteries
  271. Debate: Pornography
  272. Debate: Bikini baristas
  273. Debate: Should the Bible be used for swearing-in ceremonies and in courtrooms?
  274. Debate: Minimum weight requirements for models
  275. Debate: Forbidding communion to individuals over political beliefs
  276. Debate: Death penalty for child rape
  277. Debate: Expansion of the UN Security Council
  278. Debate: Should the voting age be reduced from 18 to 16?
  279. Debate: Living constitution
  280. Debate: Negotiating with terrorist groups
  281. Debate: Race-based political parties
  282. Debate: Should the Church deny communion to individuals holding opposing views?
  283. Debate: Single-party state
  284. Debate: Intelligent design
  285. Debate: Preventive war
  286. Debate: Privatizing national security
  287. Debate: Privatizing prisons
  288. Debate: Roma nation
  289. Debate: Muhammad cartoons controversy
  290. 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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