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  1. "The effect of high school start times on teen sleep cycles?"
    Marleena, Oct. 3, 2015

  2. "I would like to see something about the controversy with farriers being taught in a classroom or learned by old timers."
    Anonymous, Sep. 28, 2015

  3. "Should kids have Saturday School?"
    Tiffany, Aug. 27, 2015

  4. "I would like to see a comparison and viewpoints on various education models: public schools, private schools, community schools, charter schools, magnet schools, homeschool."
    John, Aug. 14, 2015

  5. "Tattoos and the effects they do or do not have on a teachers ability to teach?"
    Savannah, July 5, 2015

  6. "Should agriculture be made a compulsory subject in schools?"
    Ojo, June 12, 2015

  7. "Should dogs be allowed at school?"
    Lindsay, Apr. 28, 2015

  8. "Does an outside, physical existence really exist?"
    Danijel, Apr. 19, 2015

  9. "Should schools start later in the morning?"
    Kylea, Apr. 10, 2015

  10. "Should students have to pass a basic skills test to pass high school?"
    Kylea, Apr. 10, 2015

  11. "Benefits of teaching children second languages early on."
    Ryan, Apr. 1, 2015

  12. "Semesters vs. trimesters vs. year round schooling, for high schools and college?"
    Cooper, Mar. 26, 2015

  13. "Public funding of cyber charter schools?"
    Daniel, Mar. 22, 2015

  14. "The use of drug dogs in public schools?"
    John, Mar. 10, 2015

  15. "I am trying to do research on should students be allowed to eat food in class."
    Vanessa, Mar. 8, 2015

  16. "Should psychology be a required course in High School?"
    Drake, Mar. 6, 2015

  17. "What are the effects of forcing grades in school? As in, do children perform better with or without grades?"
    Dustyn, Mar. 5, 2015

  18. "Coed vs. single sex learning environments for k-12 grades?"
    Jennifer, Mar. 2, 2015

  19. "I would like to see a Pro/Con on how education may stifle creativity."
    Samantha, Feb. 27, 2015

  20. "I would like to see a pro-con on teaching foreign languages in elementary school."
    Maria, Dec. 5, 2014

  21. "Should department of public Safety create youtube videos to teach people how to pass the driving test?"
    Kenneth, Nov. 24, 2014

  22. "Banning books such as Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, and classics like How to Kill a Mockingbird in schools."
    Lauren, Nov. 18, 2014

  23. "Should teen slang terminology and swearing be banned?"
    Jan, Nov. 11, 2014

  24. "We need something on pros and cons of late start for school."
    Lily, Oct. 29, 2014

  25. "Should schools lower the prices of lunch?"
    Kaitlyn, Oct. 29, 2014

  26. "I would like to see the pros and cons of starting 6th-12th graders so early in the morning. Thank You."
    Cooper, Oct. 23, 2014

  27. "I want to know the advantages and disadvantages of skipping a grade if a student between kindergarten and grade 12 is one of the top-intellectual students."
    Jose, Oct. 10, 2014

  28. "Should schools be burdened with teaching crime prevention to students?"
    Janell, Sep. 22, 2014

  29. "I'd like to see issues related to the history of the US, in which upper elementary students can connect to what they're learning in social studies. Or issues that may be more relatable towards elementary aged kids. Should kids be allowed to have cell phones? Or more ethically based topics for that age group."
    Jen, July 19, 2014

  30. "Should schools punish students who do cyber-bullying outside of school?"
    Tony, May 10, 2014

  31. "[P]ros and cons for College Board."
    Shannon, Mar. 31, 2014

  32. "I would like to see more topics on children and adults with special needs."
    Monica, Mar. 27, 2014

  33. "I would like to see information regarding the pros and cons of a constitutional right to education. Specifically college and/or vocational education."
    Barb, Mar. 19, 2014

  34. "Should colleges be allowed to recruit athletes as young as 13 and 14? Should the NCAA do more to prevent the recruitment of these younger athletes?"
    Andree, Mar. 14, 2014

  35. "With the major changes to global economy and daily life in our modern world compared to just recently in the past, should schools consider adding subjects such globalization or computer programming to core curriculum in order to ensure that students have skills applicable to modern life?"
    Brandon, Mar. 13, 2014

  36. "I think the topic of religious organizations in school (such as Fellowship of Christian Athletes) should be addressed, as well as allowing secular organizations in schools (such as Secular Student Alliance) to exist alongside them."
    Anonymous, Feb. 27, 2014

  37. "Swearing in school"
    Keran, Feb. 19, 2014

  38. "Harry Potter being banned."
    Keran, Feb. 19, 2014

  39. "I would like to see the pros and cons of high school drug testing, as it deals with health and privacy of minors."
    Anthony, Feb. 13, 2014

  40. "I think a topic that should be addressed is should we have to pay for college tuition."
    Daniel, Jan. 18, 2014

  41. "The pros and cons of instating mandatory rape sensitivity training in health courses in public high schools. Does rape awareness and sexual harassment sensitivity training lower rape statistics?"
    Destiny, Jan. 16, 2014

  42. "Another topic might be the pros and cons of single gender classrooms."
    Eileen, Jan. 14, 2014

  43. "With obesity rates rising in our young people (and old!), should PE be a required class at every grade level?"
    Keith, Jan. 13, 2014

  44. "Is sex education the job of parents or of the school?"
    Daniel, Jan. 9, 2014

  45. "How about considering a longer school day? You can look at whether a longer school day would increase academic achievement."
    Maria, Dec. 7, 2013

  46. "Should Research Paper be mandatory to graduate high school?"
    Marco, Dec. 7, 2013

  47. "I want to thank you for all your hard work and would like to ask you to consider adding pro & con information about whether or not we should continue to teach students cursive handwriting (also known as joint writing, joined-up writing, script, running handwriting, or simply handwriting)."
    Jordan, Nov. 22, 2013

  48. "There should be a section under education about enhancing reading skills, especially in boys, by reading modern day books in schools."
    Sarah, Nov. 21, 2013

  49. "One topic that seems particularly relevant today in academic circles is that of cognitive enhancing drugs (smart drugs, brain gain drugs, etc.) for use in studying and taking standardized tests."
    Susan, Nov. 17, 2013

  50. "Need bullying as topic under education."
    Amritpal, Nov. 8, 2013

  51. "We definitely need a pro/con debate about the National Common Core Standards."
    Garrett, Oct. 27, 2013

  52. "Can you create a forum on why young college age students need to organize - like the AARP- in order to use their volume/mass in order influence our legislators who support the high profits made off of student loans and the ever increasing costs of higher education?"
    Linda, Oct. 28, 2013

  53. "Should educating students about human rights and principles put forth by the United Nations be part of a student's required education in school?"
    Julie, Oct. 23, 2013

  54. "Achievement and efficacy in Charter Schools versus the same in Public Schools. Basically, are Charter Schools superior to Public Schools?"
    Mary, Oct. 21, 2013

  55. "Book banning is a topic that interests me; I would love to see this discussed because personally I feel that censorship of books is diminishing our generation's intelligence."
    Sara, Oct. 11, 2013

  56. "Should Advanced Placement courses be open access or does that practice dilute the quality of AP classes?"
    Jeremy, Oct. 10, 2013

  57. "I think we should do a topic on common core. I think it is lowering the learning for our children."
    Isabella, Oct. 7, 2013

  58. "Please consider as a topic under education SINGLE SEX SCHOOLS or SINGLE SEX CLASSROOMS, wherein only male or female students are there."
    Stella, Sep. 30, 2013

  59. "I think it would be great to see all sides of the smoking controversy on college campuses covered. Recently, my college campus has banned tobacco products and we are becoming a Smoke-Free school in January 2013."
    Carly, Sep. 25, 2013

  60. "Cell phones in schools."
    Autumn, Sep. 9, 2013

  61. "Mandatory math and science education- pros/cons."
    Kirsten, Aug. 24, 2013

  62. "I would like to know the truth about large class size/student loads vs. smaller class size/student loads and its affect on students' overall learning."
    Cornel, Aug. 10, 2013

  63. "Neo-Darwinism vs. Intelligent Design. The schools are teaching Darwinism as a fact when many scientific developments prove its fallibility. Now there exists many alternative theories of evolution (still materialist) and the theory of intelligent design (NOT creationism, these are two separate ideas)."
    Kim, July 26, 2013

  64. "I've seen really amazing topics, but what I wanted to see is 'Why study history.' I want to know is it important."
    Selena, July 22, 2013

  65. "Would you consider adding the pros and cons of narrowing the focus of adult education funded by the state? CA Senate bill 173 (Carol Liu) includes elimination of funding for non-workforce readiness programs. That's classes for older adults and parent education."
    Karen, July 3, 2013

  66. "I would like to see a topic done on common core. Is it really a better way to teach our children?"
    Randi, May 20, 2013

  67. "Should those 30-40% of schools without free drinking water prioritize making free water available to students over all other expenses?"
    Daniel, Apr. 10, 2013

  68. "I'd like to hear a topic on how Children's programing is more liberal than it used to be."
    Shane, Mar. 25, 2013

  69. "I'd like to see a section on the constitutionality and social morality of banning books, especially in educational environments."
    Malia, Mar. 7, 2013

  70. "I would like to suggest a topic on what websites a school chooses to ban/what internet use is acceptable for age groups at a public school district."
    Elsabeth, Mar. 6, 2013

  71. "Is there any harm in studying with music playing, and if not, which is the best kind of music to listen to?"
    Alex, Feb. 20, 2013

  72. "I would like to weigh the pros and cons of reduction of physical education hours in our current school system... It is proven that physical education enhances students overall performance in the classroom and also enhances quality of life by instilling a culture of healthy habits and healthy lifestyle."
    Jose, Feb. 19, 2013

  73. "Overall, the site is great but I haven't found specifically what it is I need. I'm looking for the pros and cons of adding American Sign Language as a foreign language course in all public schools."
    Kassy, Feb. 17, 2013

  74. "Could you discuse the importance of funding the Fine Arts (example: music) in schools?"
    Melissa, Feb. 8, 2013

  75. "Would you be able to add a bullying laws topic. We are doing a research speech project in literature class."
    Keniqua, Feb. 8, 2013

  76. "I would like to see a section on the pros and cons of 'Corporal Punishment'."
    Cody, Jan. 24, 2013

  77. "I suggest the following topic be added to the education pro/con controversial issues list: Resolved: Students in elementary and middle school should be retained and receive remediation at grade level until they pass (with a c- or better) each required course."
    Jeff, Dec. 11, 2012

  78. "I'd love to see a ProCon article on having dress codes in public schools and how this affect students' learning, finances, freedom of expression, etc."
    Jennifer, Dec. 3, 2012

  79. "I would like to see an article which addresses the benefits of grading students on effort, rather than results, in elementary school."
    Benjamin, Nov. 6, 2012

  80. "Should schools censor reading material? Does that interfere with any of our constitutional rights?"
    Sarah, Oct. 2, 2012

  81. "I think security cameras in schools would be a good topic."
    Chandler, Sep. 25, 2012

  82. "Higher education: Online classes/degree programs vs. traditional on-site programs; How technology is rapidly changing the face of education faster than expected; Can an online class truly replace the in-person, live and real feeling of a class filled with human connections, debates and relationships?; Have we comprised education for profit?; Are we comprising education for convenience and how will this affect the future?"
    Robyn, Sep. 7, 2012

  83. "I think a great pro/con topic would be changing the public school schedule to 46-48 weeks of instruction in the school year. We no longer live in an agriculture-based society so there's no real reason that kids should have summers off. [Another] topic I'd like to see is the inclusion of other religions and cultures into the school calendar. Currently spring breaks are usually timed to coincide with christian celebrations particularly Easter and Christmas."
    Nicole, Sep. 6, 2012

  84. "Do SAT scores determine the intelligence of a child?"
    Enrique, June 20, 2012

  85. "With the educational system being challenged, there are many 'home schooling' systems being offered. I find myself needing a good objective 'pro and con between school (public + private) and homeschool'."
    Tom, June 11, 2012

  86. "Will Transitional Kindergarten programs be 'bootcamp for Kindergarten' and ignore the specific developmental needs of the 4 year-old child?"
    Teri, May 21, 2012

  87. "I would like to see a topic about high school students working."
    Katie, May 10, 2012

  88. "Should there be vending machines in schools?"
    Chris, May 11, 2012

  89. "Should teaching cursive be mandatory in public schools? Fewer and fewer schools are teaching it, and it seems to be on the way out. Is that right in our digital age where most people type their correspondence, or is it wrong that new generations cannot even write their own name?"
    Kim, Apr. 23, 2012

  90. "Would it be better for students if school started at a later hour?"
    Stephen, Apr. 17, 2012

  91. "Pros and cons of a 4-day school week?"
    Anna, Apr. 11, 2012

  92. "Should students be able to graduate high school in 3 years instead of 4? Value of homework? Fees to play sports in public HS? Sex education? School uniforms? Restrictions on junk food in school? School HS team sports count toward PE requirements?"
    Patty, Apr. 10, 2012

  93. "Are multi-age classrooms better for instruction? Should students move through curriculum at their own pace rather than be educated in batches according to age?"
    Mary, Apr. 4, 2012

  94. "Do you believe that turning a school over to a private business to run without interference from non-corporate members will fulfill the needs for an educated public in a democratic nation?"
    Mary, Mar. 3, 2012

  95. "Should students all have laptops? Is technology necessary in the classroom? What is more important in the classroom: reading and writing or using internet?"
    Adrienne, Jan. 26, 2012

  96. "What happens if a teacher or school worker sees bullying and does nothing to stop it? Should that person be held responsible for what happens to the bully victim?"
    Shadow, Nov. 26, 2011

  97. "How is the structure more benefical of a Montessori vs. a traditional Public school system?"
    Kisa, Nov. 5, 2011

  98. "Is Social Science a science?"
    Odie, Oct. 23, 2011

  99. "I'd like to know what other educators think of the one room learning center format, and what reasons they'd have for their opinion."
    Elizabeth, Aug. 31, 2011

  100. "Should there be no tolerance laws/rules to combat bullying in schools/communities? Who is ultimately responsible for bullying in school age children?"
    Kate, July 7, 2011

  101. "Is it right to keep the criminal histories of young offenders from teachers?"
    Rhonda, June 16, 2011

  102. "Should US history be segregated?"
    Andrew, May 26, 2011

  103. "What are the pros and cons of a 4 day school week?"
    Tharilyn, Apr. 10, 2011

  104. "I would like to suggest that the site do an article analyzing the benefits and drawbacks of having a daily physical education class in school, or physical education in general."
    Parker, Apr. 5, 2011

  105. "I would like to see a few documents on what people/students think of their school having Internet site blocks. I would like to see what the advantages are, the disadvantages, the risks of having/not having, etc."
    Alexander, Apr. 4, 2011

  106. "What are the pros and cons of cutting the fine arts in public education?"
    Brandon, Mar. 29, 2011

  107. "Should nutrition in elementary, middle school, and high school lunches be regulated and to what extent? I believe the maturity and sense of responsibility that comes with age dictates that these laws should be different for these 3 age ranges of schools."
    Phil, Mar. 10, 2011

  108. "I think that you should do a pro/con on school dropouts."
    Mark, Feb. 25, 2011

  109. "I would like to see a pro/con on the existence/funding of charter schools."
    Erika, Feb. 21, 2011

  110. "One suggestion for a future topic - abstinence education."
    Bob, Feb. 15, 2011

  111. "What information do you have on Special Education's TCAP Alt (Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program Alternate Portfolio Assessment)?"
    Deb, Feb. 10, 2011

  112. "Should public schools have homework?"
    Jillian, Feb. 2, 2011

  113. "Uniform Requirements in schools: Do students at schools with required uniform policies learn more than students at schools without such a policy?"
    Nancy, Jan. 31, 2011

  114. "I think a good topic would be the pros/cons of public school vs. year-round school. Specifically, do test scores show one is better than the other. Also with socialization issues and how does that play a factor."
    Amanda, Jan. 4, 2011

  115. "What about the re-writing and teaching of American History in all public schools including Native American views?"
    Nicki, Dec. 1, 2010

  116. "Pros and cons for the topic: 'Only CA residents with legal status should be eligible for in-state tuition at CA community colleges and universities.'"
    Spencer, Nov. 12, 2010

  117. "Has the use of standardized tests improved education in America?"
    Kamy, Oct. 26, 2010

  118. "Is college worth it?"
    Rebecka, Oct. 26, 2010

  119. "Can you give me the pros and cons of high schools offering AP classes?"
    Spencer, Oct. 4, 2010

  120. "What is the difference between racism among children and racism among teenagers in school?"
    Domonique, Sep. 10, 2010

  121. "I would like to see an argument about the benefits and disadvantages of removing or making optional 12th grade in high school. I think that such a change would have many aspects to it and make a very interesting debate."
    Hayden, July 23, 2010

  122. "Pro-con list on year-round schooling."
    Kimberly, July 16, 2010

  123. "Should textbooks be replaced with iPad or equivalent web-based, electronic reader?"
    Jody, July 15, 2010

  124. "Is giving tenure to teachers good for students?"
    Steve, May 9, 2010

  125. "Can you guys make a ProCon argument on the Pros and Cons on having decorating in education? For example, some people say that decorating in a learning education environment is better for learning. While others say it doesn't help. Or how teachers with blank wall are boring. etc..."
    Pete, Apr. 16, 2010

  126. "I would like to know some of the pros and cons of financial aid. Should students who enroll only to receive a refund check be punishable by law?"
    Jacquetta, Mar. 25, 2010

  127. "Topic suggestion: Texas public school textbooks and their altering of history."
    Ray, Mar. 16, 2010

  128. "I would like to suggest a new issue for ProCon: Bullying. The entire modern world has embarked on a campaign to eradicate bullying in society - particularly in schools, and secondarily in the workplace - yet the problem of bullying has been said to be escalating during the very same period that society has been combating it the hardest."
    Israel, Feb. 28, 2010

  129. "I am doing a project on cheating and have to do pro cheating. This sight has no information on that! Please help!"
    Carla, Feb. 16, 2010

  130. "[Should] those who receive state (tax payer) subsidized funds be required to make their children available for state approved education?"
    Doris, Feb. 9, 2010

  131. "I'm interested in information regarding allowing high school students to re-take all of their tests. Some feel as though allowing re-tests is the way to go (primarily administration). Others feel this enables the students and brings in a feel of 'entitlement' and does not really help them so much in the long run."
    David, Jan. 17, 2010

  132. "I need some info for my college paper on the pros and cons of Life Long Learning."
    Anna, Dec. 4, 2009

  133. "I am trying to do an argumentative research paper on the benefits of military enlistment over going straight to a college enrollment. I have been searching for documented writings on the subject and have come short."
    Charles, Nov. 3, 2009

  134. "I would love to see 'homework' as your next topic for investigation. All this fluffy, unscientific ideas about homework 'building character' and 'teaching the kids to be responsible' etc etc - I would really like to have ProCon dig in to that!"
    Ingrid, Nov. 3, 2009

  135. "Are there any Pros and Cons to after school programs?"
    Willena, Oct. 5, 2009

  136. "Does home schooling children limit the child's world views ('brainwash' the child)?"
    Marcus, Sep. 21, 2009

  137. "Should there be merit pay for teachers?"
    Nick, Aug. 19, 2009

  138. "Should standardized tests be required in order to graduate from a public high school?"
    Isabel, Aug. 19, 2009

  139. "How about US moving from state educational standards to national?"
    Wendy, Apr. 16, 2009

  140. "Should equal education be a public responsibility?"
    Seth, Apr. 9, 2009

  141. "What are both sides of the issue- Going to College?"
    Josh, Mar. 18, 2009

  142. "Should we [parents] pay students for good grades?"
    David, Dec. 4, 2008

  143. "Is the DARE program effective at preventing drug use?"
    Steve, June 25, 2008

  144. "What are the pros and cons of having an elementary school child repeat a grade?"
    Susan, May 28, 2008

  145. "Should all public schools in the US be allotted equal financial support per student?"
    Pudge, May 10, 2008

  146. "Is the program between lenders of student loans and student borrowers fair?"
    Steve, Sep. 17, 2007

  147. "Why isn't psychology stressed more in school?"
    Jack, May 24, 2007

  148. "I think you should do the pros and cons of high school students working (all year/ summer)."
    Nat, May 9, 2007

  149. "Is the PTA [Parent Teacher Association] racist?"
    Chris, Mar. 21, 2007

  150. "What are the pros and cons regarding school strategies for preventing violence?"
    Cynthia, Mar. 6, 2007

  151. "What are the pros and cons of bilingual or dual language education?"
    Aleasa, Feb. 9, 2007

  152. "Is home schooling children at the high school level non-beneficial?"
    Kat, Jan. 29, 2007

  153. "Should corporate sponsors be allowed in public schools?"
    Kenji, Apr. 12, 2006

  154. "Would school vouchers provide American children with a better education?"
    Tanya, Mar. 16, 2006

  155. "Should Spanish be required in U.S. schools?"
    Nikita, Mar. 15, 2006

  156. "Should public schools offer the theory of intelligent design as an alternative to evolution?"
    Dale, Jan. 26, 2006

  157. "Should public schooling (K-12) be gradually privatized?"
    Jim, Aug. 8, 2005

  158. "I think you should do the pros and cons of SAT testing."
    Michelle, May 2, 2005

  159. "Is the No Child Left Behind Act good for American education?"
    Kim, Feb. 16, 2005

  160. "Is there one best way to teach children how to read?"
    John, Feb. 15, 2005
  1. "Have pharmaceutical companies caused more harm than good?"
    Florentin, June 23, 2015

  2. "Turf fields and potential carcinogens in the fabric and fillers added to the fields? Are the synthetic fields safe or not?"
    Rocco, May 9, 2015

  3. "Should parents be allowed to deny their child a life saving blood transfusion if it is against their religion?"
    Taylor, May 6, 2015

  4. "Ketamine for mood disorders (intractable depression, PTSD, suicidal ideation, etc.)?"
    Howard, Mar. 28, 2015

  5. "I would like to suggest an article on whether or not prison inmates should be allowed to give organ donations."
    Ben, Mar. 19, 2015

  6. "Pros And Cons of banning junk food in schools?"
    Ruya, Feb. 12, 2015

  7. "I would like to see a debate about plastic surgery."
    Molly, Feb. 5, 2015

  8. "There should be more information on PTSD considering the veterans don't get the support and help they need after they come home from war."
    Gabrielle, Jan. 26, 2015

  9. "The proposed voucher system / privatization /keeping things as they are, Medicare debate?"
    Joanne, Nov. 19, 2014

  10. "I was wondering if you could create a topic on tattoos. There are many pros and cons in this subject and it's a hot topic for teens and adults."
    Nadia, Nov. 2, 2014

  11. "Should BPA be used in the making of plastic products, and is it safe for consumer use?"
    Kyle, Oct. 12, 2014

  12. "Drug-free cannabis as human food?"
    Gala, Sep. 21, 2014

  13. "It would be great to see the pros and cons for the debate on commercialization of transplants."
    Phillip, July 26, 2014

  14. "I would like to suggest the topic of organ donation. Should it be considered an opt-in system or an opt-out system?"
    Kathy, July 7, 2014

  15. "I would like to propose that the (now popular) topic of SEXUAL ADDICTION be added to your organization/site."
    Dr. Sarah Ullman, July 2, 2014

  16. "A pro con on the ethical questions surrounding HIV/AIDS."
    Tashawna, May 13, 2014

  17. "Should there be warning labels on food based on fat, sugar or salt content?"
    David, Mar. 19, 2014

  18. "I think one topic that should be covered here is whether or not antiviral drugs are effective."
    Denise, Mar. 10, 2014

  19. "I would really love to see pros and cons on the effects of drinking coffee."
    Emily, Feb. 6, 2014

  20. "Does the trend towards protecting consumers through product warning labels contribute to the common good, or does it create a culture of apathy towards responsibility for one's own safety?"
    Yvonne, Jan. 26, 2014

  21. "I'd be interested in the coverage of the State Medicaid expansion issue."
    Teri, Jan. 23, 2014

  22. "Plastic Surgery."
    Mary, Jan. 9, 2014

  23. "Pros and cons of antibiotic use in animal feed and the PAMTA bill before Congress (i.e., is it too weak)?."
    Blaire, Dec. 22, 2013

  24. "Cloth vs. disposable diapers."
    Julie, Dec. 3, 2013

  25. Pros/Cons of mandatory use of bicycle helmets: "A lot of passion on both sides, a lot of evidence to support both sides."
    Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, Nov. 18, 2013

  26. "Should sex selection and genetic selection (of children) be legal?"
    Megan, Nov. 10, 2013
  27. "A pro con argument about teens having access to birth control."
    Harley, Oct. 29, 2013

  28. "I would like to see the pros and cons of hospital births. The amount of medical intervention during birth and the raise in autism. The rise in c-section rates over the past 20 years. The amount of women being induced just because they 'don't want to be pregnant anymore.'"
    Jessica, Oct. 24, 2013

  29. "Cochlear implant is a good subject."
    Kristina, Oct. 14, 2013

  30. "Can you have a traditional or modern medicine versus alternative medicine?"
    Avery, Oct. 2, 2013

  31. "Should gene therapy be utilized in the treatment of genetic disorders?"
    Dana, Sep. 29, 2013

  32. "I would like to see a comprehensive article about the pros and cons of medication for ADHD and other attention/behavior challenges."
    Tia, Sep. 16, 2013

  33. "The idea of food regulation actually seems like a good idea to me. I would like to know more pros and cons of having the government limit our food intake."
    Rebecca, Sep. 16, 2013

  34. "DNA manipulation in utero."
    Autumn, Sep. 9, 2013

  35. "Please include a comprehensive discussion on Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome or PTSD. There are over 50 suicides per day among our armed forces active duty and US veteran personnel DAILY contributed to PTSD."
    Theo, Sep. 10, 2013

  36. "I'd like to hear about the pros and cons of bioethics!!"
    Mia, Sep. 3, 2013

  37. "I would like to hear pro and cons on alcoholism; is it a disease, and if so can it be cured, is it a learned trait or is it hereditary?"
    Dahmon, Sep. 1, 2013

  38. "Should people be allowed to sell their organs?"
    Howard, Aug. 23, 2013

  39. "Does debt harm health?"
    Steve, Aug 22, 2013

  40. "Are Electronic Cigarettes any better for you than Tobacco Cigarettes?"
    Christopher, July 13, 2013

  41. "I would like to see a pro and cons on caffeine."
    Erica, July 12, 2013

  42. "Could you please post some pros and cons concerning the 'Morning After Pill' for 14 year olds?"
    Jane, June 20, 2013

  43. "I'd like to see a pro/con topic on stem cell research from aborted fetuses."
    Sammi, May 20, 2013

  44. "I would like to see information regarding human chimeras and genetic testing."
    Melissa, May 17, 2013

  45. "I'm curious if you will be posting any articles re: e-cigarettes. They seem to be the rage, and with all the commercials on TV, they seem to be piquing the interest of our students."
    Jerry, May 13, 2013

  46. "I would like to see sides and discussion about fluoride in tap water."
    Lydia, May 9, 2013

  47. "I would like to see a pro and cons on reproductive technology in Australia."
    Ndubisi, Apr. 12, 2013

  48. "Is exercise appropriate for the health of elderly people?"
    Vincent, Apr. 10, 2003

  49. "Much of the news nowadays concerns our food supply and what impact the use of GMO's (genetically modified organisms) will have on the safety of our food."
    Pete, Apr. 9, 2013

  50. "I would like to see the pros and cons on safe drug use sites."
    Chelsey, Mar. 22, 2013

  51. "I think you guys should have a pro/con page on surrogacy."
    Anonymous, Mar. 14, 2013

  52. "Should smoking be allowed on [college] campuses?
    Deanna, Mar. 13, 2013

  53. "Is Gulf War Syndrome caused by the anthrax vaccine?"
    Kris, Mar. 11, 2013

  54. "Pros and Cons of genetic screening for children."
    Callum, Mar. 7, 2013

  55. "Could you possibly do a topic on Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)?"
    Trystan, Mar. 6, 2013

  56. "Birth Control in Health Insurance?"
    Kayla, Feb. 28, 2013

  57. "Could you guys do one on caffeine?"
    Stephanie, Jan. 30, 2013

  58. "I would be interested in reading the pro's and con's of circumcision."
    Kassandra, Jan. 2, 2012

  59. "I would like to see provide coverage of DNA testing during pregnancy, its advantages and disadvantages."
    Carole, Dec. 20, 2012

  60. "I would really like to see an analysis of medical tourism, and how it affects economies, insurance practices, and most importantly, health."
    Mariah, Nov. 25, 2012

  61. "I'm new to your site and I'm incredibly excited to be here! I haven't noticed anything 'debating' the issue of pregnant women's rights vs. fetus rights in terms of what the pregnant woman eats or drinks (especially alcohol)."
    Caroline, Sep. 5, 2012

  62. "What are the issues surrounding the use of opioid medicines for the treatment of chronic pain? Is access a problem? Would limiting access to prescriptions deter diversion or abuse? Does criminalization have any effect on effective care or abuse?"
    Bill, Aug. 25, 2012

  63. "Did Agent Orange cause cancer in thousands of American GI's and Vietnamese civilians?"
    Bill, Aug. 15, 2012

  64. "Would appreciate pro and con sides related to dental care for all citizens."
    Stanley, July 4, 2012

  65. "I'm doing a research paper on the elevated use of synthetic drugs by teenagers. Some are described as "bath salts" and they are legal. I thought you may have had something of drug use since it's a controversy issue because it is legal and easy to obtain."
    Kimberly, June 23, 2012

  66. "The US debate on organic / non-organic foods, across different foods and issues, is getting difficult to follow or understand. It would be a great topic for your site."
    Mike, June 19, 2012

  67. "Health issues from living on a slab foundation. Question: Will living on a slab foundation or concrete and wood floors increase severe back and feet problems? Many new homes are now built on slabs, and alot of the elders are moving on them. Is this good or bad for ageing people when they are already so fragile?"
    Teresa, June 9, 2012

  68. "What are the pros/cons to breastfeeding in public?"
    Maile, June 2, 2012

  69. "I would like to see an analysis of the pros/cons of eating wheat."
    Amanda, May, 28, 2012

  70. "I'd like to know the pros and cons of radiation [as a breast cancer therapy] and, most importantly, Tamoxifen. Tamoxifen is a hormone-blocker (therapy that can cost $30K a year for 5 years) and can have nasty side effects."
    Danna, May 21, 2012

  71. "What are the health benefits to organic foods? Are there more benefits to eating some organic foods than others (i.e. bovine hormones vs. poultry hormones vs. pesticides on fruit and vegetables)?"
    Dana, Apr. 24, 2012

  72. "The overdiagnosis of ADD and ADHD in children and its effects on learning ability."
    Mason, Mar. 31, 2012

  73. "Pros and Cons of EMT/EMS privatization."
    Diana, Mar. 14, 2012

  74. "What are the pros and cons of cochlear implants?"
    Rooney, Mar. 5, 2012

  75. What are the pros and cons of green cemeteries?
    Gary, Jan. 6, 2012

  76. "Should there be a fat tax in the United States?"
    John, Nov. 25, 2011

  77. "An analysis of the benefits and drawbacks related to the accuracy of, and choices resulting from, the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer. A complete review might include information on the compensation model of urologists who may have financial incentives to recommend the test and subsequent treatments."
    David, Nov. 7, 2011

  78. "I would like to suggest the topic of 'Should twelve years old be babysitters if certified?'"
    Rebecca, Nov. 6, 2011

  79. "I think you guys should do a pro-con about genetically modified
    Leslie, Sep. 26, 2011

  80. "Psychotherapeutic Benefits of Psychedelic Drugs."
    Robert, Sep. 14, 2011

  81. "Do vacations increase worker productivity and health?"
    Jeff, Aug. 16, 2011

  82. "Is moderate alcohol consumption good for health?"
    Kamy, Aug. 3, 2011

  83. "Should parents be allowed to choose their child's gender?"
    Ellie, July 15, 2011

  84. "Is the fluoride put in tap water and toothpaste safe?"
    Jeff, June 10, 2011

  85. "Organ Markets, Surrogacy. These seem to be growing industries and potentially huge topics."
    Katherine, May 25, 2011

  86. "Should doctors do a home study on kids before diagnosing ADD? I think a lot of times its bad parenting, sugar, and caffeine making kids act out not a disease."
    Stacey, May 20, 2011

  87. "Could anybody tell me about MMS (miracle mineral supplements)? I got a email from a friend that says it could cure autism (which my son has) I believe is malarkey, but I would like more info on it."
    Gael, May 19, 2011

  88. "Are our foods safe enough?"
    Steve, May 9, 2011

  89. "'Is the use of biodiesel safe for ALL individuals?' For example: Some people have serious allergies to peanuts. Thus IF 'peanut oil' is used in the production of the biodiesel it would seem to follow that burning biodiesel derived from peanut oil would release peanut allergens into the air. Do we know what consequences exist for someone who is highly allergic, that must breathe the peanut fume infused air?"
    Sharon, May 5, 2011

  90. "I would like to see a layout of pros/cons for taking fish oil as an added dietary supplement."
    Brandie, Mar. 23, 2011

  91. "I want to know what drinking below the age 20 can do to your body and brain."
    Taylor, Mar. 3, 2011

  92. "I am requesting information on the topic Alzheimer's Disease in the elderly population."
    Gracie, Feb. 15, 2011

  93. "Does homeopathy work beyond the placebo effect?"
    Nancy, Feb. 4, 2011

  94. "I would like to see a category for the argument for/against Fluorescent Bulbs. There are hazards involving these besides the mercury content. For the many photo-sensitive light people (like myself) in this country, we get ill from exposure to them. We have to use incandescent bulbs, yet those are being phased out by Congress in 2012. This proposes a health risk."
    Valerie, Jan. 27, 2011

  95. "I am surprised not to find on your website any issues surrounding food, with the exception of milk. Nutrition is something that seems to always bring about a healthy debate. I can think of a few issues: GMO's [genetically modified organisms], pesticide use, proper nutrition, etc. Thanks for all your hard work! Keep it up!"
    Patrick, Jan. 19, 2011

  96. "Are humans Omnivores or Herbivores?"
    Bailey, Dec. 19, 2010

  97. "FDA rejected GMO (Genetic Modified Organism) food labeling requirement, now up to 80% of many major food sources (Corn, Wheat, Beans, peanut...) are GMO products that flooded the world, and specially in the U.S. Why are citizens here denied of choices for their own health? Why not label all GMO food?"
    Leonard, Dec. 13, 2010

  98. "Are takis (chips) healthy for you?"
    Christine, Nov. 23, 2010

  99. "Do you have any info on: 'The increasing difficulty to obtain pain medication from doctors, for persons with chronic pain; i.e.: fibromyalia and non-cancer related conditions.' And how this is impacting the 'online pharmacy businesses.' Are people utilizing these 'no prescription necessary' pharmacies at an increasing rate?"
    Tony, Oct. 29, 2010

  100. "I'd like to see the pros and cons of the stem cell debate included."
    Deena, Oct. 20, 2010

  101. "A pro/con list for a Medical Malpractice Court System would be helpful."
    Gregory, Sep. 26, 2010

  102. "I would like some information about pros and cons of organ selling and current legal status of such in United States."
    Nancy, Sep. 13, 2010

  103. "Whether or not breastfeeding infants after the age of 1 has any health benefit to the child, what about after 2, 3, 4 etc. What about breastfeeding a child over 1 while you are pregnant and continuing to breastfeed 1st child over 1 after 2nd child is born."
    Chelsea, Aug. 23, 2010

  104. "Is there any scientific evidence to support the perceived dangers of brief exposures to second hand smoke? What are the pros and cons of public policy based on distortions of the findings of scientific studies, i.e. cities banning smoking in outdoor areas?"
    Kollyn, July 29, 2010

  105. "I would like to hear the pros and cons about health surveys from insurance it a scam?"
    Cheryl, July 28, 2010

  106. "Should hemp be allowed to be grown in the US? Hemp is a product which could allow farmers to grow crops that are easily sustainable. Has many viable uses."
    Sharon, July 23, 2010

  107. "Is supplementing with formula necessarily bad for infants? How far does the medical establishment go in encouraging/mandating exclusive breastfeeding for infants?"
    Michael, June 30, 2010

  108. "I would like to read up on vaccinations for domestic pets. My dogs got really sick after being given a cocktail of vaccines this year and I wonder if we are over vaccinating our pets instead of testing for immunity to certain diseases?"
    Erika, June 15, 2010

  109. "Should doctors be allowed to force feed anorexics?"
    Eric, May 26, 2010

  110. "Pros and Cons of taking vitamin supplements. Harmful or helpful?"
    Sarah, Apr. 13, 2010

  111. "Should municipal water be fluoridated? According to the answer is a resounding NO. Yet a strong argument could also be made the answer should be YES. Some say natural fluoride is OK but the actual stuff they use isn't. This is an important topic affecting the entire US."
    Rich, Apr. 10, 2010

  112. "Is a right to potable water a human right?"
    Steve, Apr. 6, 2010

  113. "Should medical insurance only pay for drug generics when they are available?"
    Steve, Apr. 6, 2010

  114. "Is breast feeding better then bottle feeding for most kids?"
    Steve, Apr. 5, 2010

  115. "Plastic Surgery - vanity or need?"
    Jose, Mar. 18, 2010

  116. "I would like to find some kind of article on the pros and cons of our mental health institutions in the United States, and their inpatient treatment plans."
    Alta, Mar. 12, 2010

  117. "Topic related to the pressing need for a Prescription Drug Monitoring Plan in the state of Missouri."
    Crystal, Mar. 5, 2010

  118. "Is taking a siesta good public policy?"
    Steve, Mar. 2, 2010

  119. "What about Salvia Divinorum... Studies say that is good for the treatment of Alzheimer, bipolar disorder, and some others listed... There is a matter of Law and Health involved with it. Will it be banned, prosecuted and categorize as a type 1 drug?"
    Danny, Feb. 18, 2010

  120. "Here's a suggestion: Is high fructose corn syrup worse for you than sugar? I saw a TV commercial suggesting high fructose corn syrup was healthy, and I had always thought the opposite was true. Perhaps could shed some light on this topic."
    Kim, Feb. 11, 2010

  121. "Wondering if there was any information in regards to herbal diet supplements, pros-cons? Need some info on the opposition of the distributors in their defense stating that they are not as dangerous as we are finding?"
    Nicole, Feb. 2, 2010

  122. "Would you mind writing about the pros and cons on using organic foods vs conventional foods?"
    Linda, Jan. 20, 2010

  123. "Will the Democrat’s health plan penalize people with fines or prison for rejecting required health insurance even if those people do not make enough money to afford the insurance?"
    Gary, Dec. 30, 2009

  124. "How about the controversy on whether or not the HIV vaccine should be continued or delayed due to informed consent, funding, and effectiveness?"
    Jennifer, Nov. 25, 2009

  125. "There are so many more [issues] that should be added to make your website better. What about... abortion?"
    Greg, Nov. 8, 2009

  126. "How about some pros and cons as to whether to get the H1N1 vaccine? Is it safe? Will you definitely get the virus if you do not take this vaccine?"
    Fred, Oct. 30, 2009

  127. "Should the federal government provide a public option for health insurance?"
    Steve, Sep. 24, 2009

  128. "Does screaming at kids motivate them?"
    Steve, Sep. 9, 2009

  129. "Should there be a junk food tax?"
    Kamy, Aug. 24, 2009

  130. "Is veganism healthy?"
    Tim, Aug. 12, 2009

  131. "Is obesity a disease?"
    Tim, Aug. 12, 2009

  132. "Is bottled water better than tap water?"
    Jeff, Aug. 6, 2009

  133. "I would like to ask if soft veggies and fruit are as good in a blender as in a juicer."
    Terry, May 15, 2009

  134. "I would love to see you address the topic of single payer health coverage."
    Jacob, May 13, 2009

  135. "I would like to see a Pro/Con analysis of child day care vs. family/home child care. Paid day-care seems to be what 90% percent of US parents chose. What about parents in other economically/socially advanced countries?"
    Randy, May 7, 2009

  136. "Are antibacterial products more harmful than helpful?"
    Jessica, Mar. 17, 2009

  137. "Should doctors be allowed to profit from the products they prescribe?"
    Matthew, Mar. 11, 2009

  138. "Should advertising prescription drugs on television be allowed?"
    Steve, Feb. 2, 2009

  139. "What are the dangers/benefits of prescription drugs online?"
    Debbie, Jan. 28, 2009

  140. "What are the pros and cons of expired meds and vitamins?"
    Darlene, Jan. 6, 2009

  141. "What are the pros and cons for smoking in public places?"
    Chris, Dec. 8, 2008

  142. "Do diets work? Which ones work best?"
    Steve, Nov. 10, 2008

  143. "Are liquid vitamins better for you than vitamins in tablet or softgel form?"
    Gary, Oct. 22, 2008

  144. "What are the pros and cons of home birth?"
    Michelle, Oct. 8, 2008

  145. "What is the best known treatment for breast cancer?"
    Paul, Oct. 8, 2008

  146. "I think that a useful topic would be artificial sweeteners, particularly the newest popular one, Splenda (tm)."
    EB, May 31, 2008

  147. "Is it healthy to eat 'Fat Free' foods?"
    Laura, May 20, 2008

  148. "Should needle exchange programs be allowed/legalized?"
    Destiny, May 15, 2008

  149. "Should drug companies be required to provide drugs at low cost to fight AIDS?"
    Amy, Apr. 13, 2008

  150. "Are eggs healthy to eat?"
    Jeff, Mar. 18, 2008

  151. "What are the pros and cons of alcoholism and drug addiction classification as a disease?"
    Gary, Feb. 29, 2008

  152. "Should cigarettes, that kill over 1 million people a year, continue to be legally sold?"
    Steve, Feb. 20, 2008

  153. "Should health subjects be taught k-12 and in a much better curriculum?"
    Anonymous, Nov. 1, 2007

  154. "Is it socially responsible for us to force our moral beliefs on others?"
    Daniel, Oct. 24, 2007

  155. "What are the Pros and Cons of mandatory HIV testing for correctional inmates? What is the current president's stance on mandatory HIV testing for correctional inmates?"
    Anonymous, Oct. 22, 2007

  156. "Is bottled water healthier than tap water?"
    Steve, July 27, 2007

  157. "Could you please compare a socialized national health service vs. private health care insurance?"
    Anson, July 11, 2007

  158. "What are the effects of Electrical Magnetic Fields on our health?"
    Cheryl, May 23, 2007

  159. "Is food irradiation a good method to extend shelf life and eliminate the need for harmful additives and salt used for preservation purposes?"
    Russell, May 4, 2007

  160. "Is today's parenting effecting the teen depression of today or is it our already set social standards?"
    R.K., Apr. 11, 2007

  161. "Should mothers be to blame for childhood morbid obesity?"
    Misty, Mar. 22, 2007

  162. "Does giving some fish meat that contains mercury to a child constitute child endangerment?"
    Marcus, Mar. 17, 2007

  163. "What are the pros and cons of developed countries being responsible for solving the AIDS problem for the world?"
    Cynthia, Mar. 6, 2007

  164. "What are the pros and cons of our programs for alcoholics?"
    Cynthia, Mar. 6, 2007

  165. "What are the pros and cons with organ procurement after cardiac death?"
    Angela, Feb. 17, 2007

  166. "What are the pros and cons of the new HPV vaccine?"
    Slusher, Feb. 12, 2007

  167. "What are the pros and cons of a pacemaker/defibrillator?"
    Rebecca, Feb. 9, 2007

  168. "Which is better, holistic medicine or doctors?"
    Alyx, Jan. 29, 2007

  169. "What are the pros and cons of circumcision?"
    Anonymous, Dec. 13, 2006

  170. "Given all the people selling drugs, why are there so few drug addicts?"
    Sym, Nov. 28, 2006

  171. "Should American Sign Language vs. Oralism be taught to children?"
    Nanci, Sep. 19, 2006

  172. "Should parents be blamed for their unruly children?"
    Nurul, Aug. 24, 2006

  173. "Should hospital campuses be completely smoke-free?"
    Anonymous, Aug. 16, 2006

  174. "Is there an obesity epidemic in America?"
    Jessie, July 9, 2006

  175. "Should physicians have a role in military interrogations?"
    Clyde, June 8, 2006

  176. "Cooking with Microwave Ovens...low risk, no risk or positively carcinogenic?"
    Regan, Apr. 25, 2006

  177. "Should children be first on organ transplant lists?"
    Zach, Apr. 14, 2006

  178. "Should there be a universal DNA database?"
    Verica, Mar. 16, 2006

  179. "Should pharmacists be permitted to refuse to fill prescriptions for the morning after pill?"
    Bonnie, Jan. 30, 2006

  180. "Should the use of genetic information for risk selection and risk classification for health insurance or employment purposes be permitted?"
    Jeff, Dec. 28, 2005

  181. "Should stores sell over-the-counter HIV tests like pregnancy tests?"
    Denise, Dec. 22, 2005

  182. "Do childhood inoculations cause autism?"
    Susan, Nov. 2, 2005

  183. "Should fast food restaurants be blamed for Americans becoming obese?"
    Monica, Apr. 6, 2005

  184. "Are genetically altered crops good for America?"
    Margo, Feb. 1, 2005

  185. "Federal Regulation of Life and Health Insurers to assure National Standards."
    Tom, Jan. 12, 2005

  186. "Are cell phones dangerous?"
    Steve, Jan. 12, 2005

  187. "Is vegetarianism a healthy diet?"
    Dan, Oct. 12, 2004

  188. "Should the United States adopt a single-payer health plan along the lines of the one in Canada."
    Michael, Aug. 2, 2004
C. LAW (210)
  1. "Enable adolescents to declare medical emancipation?
    Manon, Oct. 11, 2015

  2. "Should declawing of cats be banned?"
    Amose, Oct. 6, 2015

  3. "Is the pop-up phenomenon (restaurants, homeless shelters, etc.) good for cities?"
    Sharon, Aug. 15, 2015

  4. "Should the United States implement laws to guarantee paid family leave?"
    Yvette, July 23, 2015

  5. "After a murder, should the killer's name be reported in the media? The killers often want attention... Other countries ban the naming of the murderer."
    Anonymous, June 19, 2015

  6. "Should sharing or free download of music be legal?"
    Corey, May 7, 2015

  7. "Drug testing for welfare recipients?"
    Josie, May 5, 2015

  8. "Should puppy mills be illegal?"
    Sarah, Apr. 14, 2015

  9. "What are the effects of the anti-whistle blower legislation (known as Ag Gag laws) on animal welfare, human health, and the environment?"
    Ash, Apr. 5, 2015

  10. "Should police learn key phrases in other languages."
    Wyatt, Apr. 2, 2015

  11. "Banning leaf blowers?"
    Sarah, Mar. 12, 2015

  12. "Should police wear body cameras to record what transpires during community contact?"
    Aletia, Jan. 7, 2015

  13. "I would like to see the pros and cons of the stand your ground and castle doctrine."
    T. Williams, Dec. 30, 2014

  14. "Does construction limitation and government controls cause property values and rents to increase or decrease?"
    James, Dec. 6, 2014

  15. "Pros and cons of increased police accountability and oversight as a method for decreasing police brutality and racial discrimination."
    Nathaniel, Dec. 3, 2014

  16. "Could you do the pros and cons of the right to be forgotten?"
    David, Nov. 24, 2014

  17. "A harsher punishment for animal abusers?"
    Skyla, Oct. 28, 2014

  18. "Should children have the right to legal emancipation?"
    T., Oct. 23, 2014

  19. "Is the use of punishment (physical or mental) to deter crime morally justified?"
    Kyle, Oct. 13, 2014

  20. "Police brutality? Ferguson?"
    Susan, Sep. 8, 2014

  21. "Should birth parents have the right to children they gave up for adoption?"
    Melody, July 15, 2014

  22. "What are the pro/cons of controlling the facts regarding what child porn is or is not and how does the level of control affect what is being done to address/resolve the issue?"
    Alex, May 21, 2014

  23. "Should a rapist be able to fight for custody or visitation rights?"
    Jennifer, May 14, 2014

  24. "Should the 1st Amendment (Specifically the Freedom of Speech) be restricted in any way?"
    Anonymous, May 4, 2014

  25. "I'd like to see comparisons of legislative wording between states - is the wording strong, vague, confusing?"
    Debra, May 2, 2014

  26. "[P]ros and cons of having exotic animals as home pets?"
    Maria, Apr. 17, 2014

  27. "Whether or not the institution of prisons need reforming (i.e. more focus on rehabilitation, less on punishment)."
    Emily, Apr. 15, 2014

  28. "I would like to see a pro con on breed specific legislation (BSL). I have been doing research for papers for different classes. This site has been very helpful in a cumulative information and breaking it down."
    Sherry, Mar. 15, 2014

  29. "Should advertising for plastic surgery be illegal?"
    Heidi, Dec. 4, 2013

  30. "Sex offender registration and notification act should be a topic on here."
    Kyla, Nov. 14, 2013

  31. "Please develop pros and cons of NSA or government surveillance."
    Nicole, Nov. 5, 2013

  32. "Pros and CONS of the NSA."
    Rhonda, Oct. 29, 2013

  33. "I would like to see a pro/con list about wolf hunting in the western part of the U.S."
    Jourdin, Oct. 23, 2013

  34. "Mandatory drug testing for welfare/unemployment/Medicaid recipients?"
    Amanda, Oct. 23, 2013

  35. "Could you do the pros and cons of child labor? I'm doing a school research project and can hardly find any pro arguments of child labor."
    Elizabeth, Oct. 14, 2013

  36. "Should government control what is being served in restaurants?"
    Gayle, Oct. 12, 2013

  37. "Should spanking children be allowed?"
    Yari, Oct. 5, 2013

  38. "Is the NSA's PRISM program a violation of the Constitution?"
    Tea, Oct. 3, 2013

  39. "Child trafficking."
    Autumn, Sep. 9, 2013

  40. Free speech and First Amendment vs. national security (Wikileaks/Snowden case)
    David, Aug. 9, 2013

  41. "Adoption and foster care."
    Michelle, Aug. 2, 2013

  42. "Use of the perfected polygraph admissible exposes corruption."
    David, July 30, 2013

  43. "Pro-con re: Stand Your Ground issue."
    Tom, July 17, 2013

  44. "I would like to see privacy rights addressed in light of recent events with Snowden."
    Cheryl, June 28, 2013

  45. "Are human rights and justice served better in our legal system or in England/France?"
    Morris, June 24, 2013

  46. "The immigration bills being considered in Congress now (Summer 2013). Various sections, pros and cons."
    Susan, June 14, 2013

  47. "I would like an analysis on the pros and cons of the use of a professional jury in our U.S. system of justice."
    Ron, June 7, 2013

  48. "Should the fishermen of Taiji Japan (or anyone for that matter) be allowed to hunt dolphins?"
    Robert, May 22, 2013

  49. "I'd like to see a discussion on the plastic bag bans that have been implemented in several US cities - pros & cons."
    Jan, May 19, 2013

  50. "The NHSTA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) is recommending lower DUI to .05. This recommendation is likely to stir a lot of controversy."
    Michael, May 16, 2013

  51. "I would personally be interested in an article about a child's exposure to firearms (actual guns, and those in entertainment) and its correlation to violent behavior."
    Arthur, Apr. 2, 2013

  52. "I would like to see information on the topic, "A Solution To Overpopulated Prisons". Thank you and I love your website!"
    Tammie, Mar. 25, 2013

  53. "I would love to see the topic: HIV/AIDS in the workplace. Should disclosing your HIV/AIDS status be mandated by law?"
    Eva, Mar. 21, 2013

  54. "I'd really like to see an article about reckless driving."
    Emma, Mar. 15, 2013

  55. "Having a curfew Pros and Cons."
    Deyanira, Mar. 3, 2013

  56. What about use of the n-word in our society? (I know it's hard to find date to support this, but still, it would be interesting to see how you guys handle it.) Thanks.
    Andrew, Feb. 23, 2013

  57. "This idea sounds absurd with no explanation but that’s why I want it on procon. The legalization of methamphetamine."
    John, Feb. 11, 2013

  58. "Should moonshine be legal in the United States?"
    Sydni, Feb. 8, 2013

  59. "Does tort law need to be reformed?"
    Keanu, Jan. 15, 2013

  60. "Is 'transfer pricing' legal?"
    Steve, Jan. 14, 2013

  61. "I've been teaching your site, and I absolutely love it. In light of the horrific recent events--not only in Connecticut, but in Colorado and Wisconsin as well--I think an exploration of the claims and backings of experts associated with gun control is exigent."
    Professor Andrew Nelson, adjunct English, Lindenwood University

  62. "I would like a procon on "should animal testing be legal" and on "using human test subjects on dangerous drugs.""
    Grant, Dec. 18, 2012

  63. "If a non custodial parent pays child support should they be able to see their child/children? Even if they have been incarcerated before, but are making better for themselves now."
    Taylor, Nov. 14, 2012

  64. "Do we need the Equal Rights Amendment for protection of women's rights under the law to be equal to the protections for men? Pros/Cons of finally passing the Equal Rights Amendment."
    Karen, Oct. 30, 2012

  65. "Should felons get their gun rights back?"
    James, Oct. 25, 2012

  66. "Please present the pros and cons of civil committment for sex offenders."
    Wendy, Sep. 8, 2012

  67. "A great topic would be benefits and social impact of changing the legal drinking age to 25."
    Nicole, Sep. 6, 2012

  68. "I would like to see a pro vs con on the subject of Breed Specific Legislation."
    Elgin, July 12, 2012

  69. "Please add more info on stand your ground laws."
    Suzanne, June 5, 2012

  70. "I would like to see the pro/cons on the treatment of inmates in state/federal prisons in America."
    Linda, July 8, 2012

  71. "Should teens have the same privacy rights as adults?"
    Kristen, July 3, 2012

  72. "Bad treatment by police."
    Terry, July 3, 2012

  73. "You should do 'trying juveniles as adults.'"
    Christina, June 30, 2012

  74. "Are farrowing crates in the swine industry necessary?"
    Derek, May 10, 2012

  75. "Should parents be held morally and legally responsible for the actions of their children?"
    Natia, Apr. 16, 2012

  76. "So I would greatly appreciate it if you could some pros and cons on gun OWNERSHIP, not control. Please and thank you."
    Marie, Apr. 16, 2012

  77. "I would like to see a pro/con article about chemical or surgical castration for repeat sex offenders that would be required by law."
    Feather, Apr. 16, 2012

  78. "Recently, the US government settled a landmark 15-year case brought by the Dept. of the Interior on behalf of over 500K Native American plaintiffs." Was it right for the US government to agree to a $3.7 billion settlement in the case of Cobell v. Salazer?
    Alex, Apr. 16, 2012

  79. "Should the government pass a federal law banning smoking in all indoor facilities?"
    Mary, Mar. 28, 2012

  80. "Topic suggestion: housing waiting list for section 8 programs."
    Thomas, Feb. 29, 2012

  81. "I want Pro & Con arguments about drug patents."
    Heba, Jan. 28, 2012

  82. "Would you please consider looking into the cruel and unusual restrictions of the Sex Offender Registry?"
    Jim, Jan. 17, 2012

  83. "With Americas high crimes levels and the fact that almost everyone owns a smartphone, could an iPhone app help combat serious crime with evidence for the courts or would privacy laws prevent this from being admissible?"
    Steve Miller, Jan. 7, 2012

  84. "Should the parents of a deadbeat mom or dad be required to pay to pay child support for their grandchild?"
    Kate, Jan. 6, 2012

  85. "I would like to see a topic on mandatory minimums which give judges no discretion unless the government issues a 5K letter to cooperate."
    Jen, Jan. 2, 2012

  86. "Suggestion: A category of topic, drug legalization, containing 2 prime topics: 'Marijuana Legalization' and 'Legalization of Hard Drugs.'"
    Jon, Dec. 13, 2011

  87. "Why not do the pros and cons of the Dual Sovereignty Doctrine -- Does it interfere with the Double Jeopardy Clause of the Fifth Amendment?"
    N. Jane, Nov. 11, 2011

  88. "Teens specifically should not be judged by age, but by maturity and character. Should restriction laws really be made by age?"
    Alexandria, Nov. 10, 2011

  89. "Should birth records of adopted children be unsealed?"
    Katelyn, Nov. 1, 2011

  90. "Should welfare applicants be drug tested? If they pop positive should they be denied assistance until they have gotten clean?"
    Amber, Sep. 23, 2011

  91. "Should the US mandate paid vacation?"
    Jeff, Aug. 16, 2011

  92. "Is the War on Drugs worth continuing? Plus, regarding drugs, do we really have sovereignty over our own bodies?"
    Thomas, Aug. 1, 2011

  93. "Should state laws regarding loitering be used by police departments to target the homeless populations in this country?"
    Brian, July 20, 2011

  94. "Should spanking your children be against the law?"
    Stacey, May 20, 2011

  95. "Should smoking be against the law?"
    Stacey, May 20, 2011

  96. "Does the research honestly support parental rights of fathers in custody cases?"
    Denise, May 16, 2011

  97. "What are the pros and cons of juvenile co-correctional institutions?"
    Thomas, Apr. 2, 2011

  98. "Sexting between youths should be criminalized."
    Jacob, Mar. 20, 2011

  99. "I would like to see a discussion of hate speech, whether prohibitions against hate speech violate the free speech guarantee of the First Amendment."
    Nancy, Mar. 12, 2011

  100. "Bicycle helmets: Is the staunch promotion of or compulsion by law or by-law to wear a (certified) helmet when using a bicycle (or tricycle etc) something that contributes to the common good, all things considered? There exists a Wikipedia-article, Bicycle helmet, that covers the 'scientific debate.' There are reviews of the science, but some of those reviews are themselves hotly contested."
    Morten Lange, Mar. 11 2011

  101. "You need to have a topic of teenage driving age changed to 18."
    Emerson, Mar. 3, 2011

  102. "I think there needs to be a discussion about the Supreme Court and potential conflicts of interest in their rulings. Shouldn't there be some oversight? What can we do if they misbehave as they appear to be doing now?"
    Suzan, Feb. 16, 2011

  103. "Do you have any research on the pros and cons of monitoring devices (Pro Tec) which are ankle bracelets worn by parolees?"
    Joan, Jan. 30, 2011

  104. "Animal Rights: Is it our responsibility to care for animals and treat them as humanely as possible, even banning lab testing and implementing strict laws on slaughtering methods?"
    Aimiee, Jan. 17, 2011

  105. "Pros and cons on child protective services."
    Seaaira, Jan. 14, 2011

  106. "Please cover traffic cameras--those that give out tickets at traffic lights throughout the country."
    Sarah, Jan. 7, 2011

  107. "Should juveniles charged with violent felonies be treated as adults in the criminal justice system?"
    Matt, Dec. 21, 2010

  108. "Should 'Don't ask don't tell' be repealed?"
    Jon, Nov. 24, 2010

  109. "What is the status in the US on mandatory organ donation? Is it yet law in any state?"
    Jean, Nov. 19, 2010

  110. "Should Sharia law be allowed in deciding cases in the United States?"
    Bob, Nov. 15, 2010

  111. "I think it would be interesting to see the pro and con of banning the sale and distribution of alcoholic energy drinks."
    Shell, Nov. 14, 2010

  112. "What do you have for a Felon who wants to work? I've been 'unemployable' for almost 7 years. I Did get a job or two by leaving out my Felon status but I would like to be honest and employed. Do you have a list of states that limit Background checks to a certain amount of time?"
    Tony, Oct. 29, 2010

  113. "Suggested topic - legalization of marijuana (ie. CA Prop. 19)."
    Jacqueline, Oct. 27, 2010

  114. "Should we replace the jury system in the US?"
    Nick, Oct. 26, 2010

  115. "Should people be able to do hateful things and hide behind the First Amendment? The Supreme Court really needs to look at these things in more than a strictly 'rights' light. The Baptist church disrupting military funerals (the equivalent of a hate crime) and the pastor in Florida who threatened to burn the Koran (causing unrest in the Muslim world) are two examples of the controversy surrounding all of the first amendment issues popping up these days."
    Bob, Oct. 19, 2010

  116. "Can you present the pros and cons of spanking children?"
    Chris, Sep. 21, 2010

  117. "I would like to know opinions on mandatory sentencing. Should there be mandatory sentences?"
    Janet, July 29, 2010

  118. "Should the Federal Government be limited by the 10th Amendment to the Constitution or should the Amendment be removed from our Constitution?"
    Vince, May 18, 2010

  119. "Should parenting be considered a privilege and require a mandatory license?"
    Bill, May 5, 2010

  120. "Should the DMV prevent the elderly from driving at a certain age?"
    Lindsay, Apr. 30, 2010

  121. "Is the First Amendment violated by the tax exempt status of churches?"
    Luke, Apr. 27, 2010

  122. "I would like to know the feelings behind giving ex-convicts their original rights back, including: voting rights, gun rights, career rights (i.e. lawyer, politician, teacher, doctor, military, etc.), and the right to say no to a search."
    Kason, Apr. 8, 2010

  123. "Could you do a pro/con on the Supreme Court decision defining corporations as a 'person' and the impact on campaign financing under Citizens United v. FEC?"
    Sandy, Mar. 20, 2010

  124. "I'd like to suggest a new controversial topic: discipline vs. abuse."
    Ksuiss, Mar. 16, 2010

  125. "Should 13 and 14 year-olds be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole?"
    Amber, Mar. 15, 2010

  126. "Should the police be allowed to take a person's assets such as cash, cars, homes before a person's even found guilty of a crime? Should police be allowed to take your property even though they get 80% of what they take as asset forfeitures for their dept.?"
    Cynthia, Feb. 19, 2010

  127. "Organized Harassment is a crime that kills. It is literally psychological torture and thousands of US Citizens are being assaulted by this hideous crime. It is a methodical method of harassment that can lead to death due to the physical manifestation of severe stress or by depression and subsequent suicide."
    Rosemary, Feb. 19, 2010

  128. "I'm researching a debate on counties in Arkansas that sell liquor. Do you have information on pro arguments?"
    Austin, Feb. 17, 2010

  129. "Is the draft (conscription) unconstitutional because it's a form of involuntary servitude?"
    Neil, Feb. 7, 2010

  130. "In light of the recent Supreme Court decision allowing corporate money to interfere even more in our political system, please post something on campaign finance reform and the Fair Elections Now Act or similarly oriented legislation."
    Kim, Jan. 24, 2010

  131. "'Separation of Sex and State.' The law has no right to dictate our private behavior... Religion is much more abusive than sex, yet there are no laws to prevent the intentional sacrilegious degradation of personal self-esteem perpetrated by organized religion."
    Michael, Jan. 23, 2010

  132. "Should prisons be privatized?"
    Steve, Jan. 9, 2010

  133. "Should blasphemy be a crime, enforced and punishable by the (secular) state? Should blasphemy laws be introduced at the UN level?"
    Greg, Jan. 7, 2010

  134. "What is the purpose of parole?... What is a parole officer's purpose? A person can commit a crime whether they are on parole or not, so why keep wasting the taxpayers' money?"
    Darlene, Nov. 6, 2009

  135. "The 2nd Amendment... seems to say that people in a Militia should have the right to bear arms. Could this mean that you HAVE to be in a militia to get this freedom? Or does it indicate that you as a citizen have the right to bear arms in order to form a militia if the need would arise?"
    Chris, Nov. 5, 2009

  136. "How about a forum of property rights and regulatory takings?"
    Ray, Oct. 15, 2009

  137. "The pros-cons for the widespread issuance of permits to carry concealed weapons. Reduced or increased gun-related crimes?"
    Mark, July 13, 2009

  138. "Is it sustainable to keep existing copyright laws in the Internet Age?"
    Marcus, Apr. 23, 2009

  139. "Should President Obama ask a Federal Judge to dismiss the case against Bush Admin on illegal use of wiretaps?"
    Cathy, Apr. 14, 2009

  140. "Should pot/some drugs, even LSD, be legal in the state of California only, to protect the cultural legacy of the 70's?"
    Chris, Mar. 30, 2009

  141. "I would love to see your research on gun control."
    Paul, Mar. 26, 2009

  142. "Should the law prohibit parents from choosing the sex of their child?"
    Steve, Mar. 9, 2009

  143. "Vigilantism?"
    Peter, Mar. 6, 2009

  144. "Should the United States submit to the jurisdiction of an international court designed to prosecute crimes against humanity?"
    Mauricio, Dec. 16, 2008

  145. "Should juveniles who commit violent crimes be tried as adults?"
    Stephen, Dec. 4, 2008

  146. "Should the exclusionary rule be repealed?"
    Andrew, Nov. 12, 2008

  147. "Are the Constitution and the Bill of Rights 'living documents'?"
    Chris, Aug. 18, 2008

  148. "Should gun owners be required to have insurance similar to car owners?"
    Terra, June 8, 2008

  149. "Should marijuana be legalized and regulated?"
    Pudge, May 10, 2008

  150. "Should all convicted sex offenders be required to provide their home addresses to local, state and/or federal officials after they have served their full sentences?"
    Pudge, May 10, 2008

  151. "What are the pros and cons of the insanity defense?"
    Ellen, Apr. 8, 2008

  152. "Should states ban smoking in cars to protect children form the harmful effects of secondhand smoke?"
    Linda, Mar. 23, 2008

  153. "Should the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals be broken up into two circuits?"
    Abigail, Dec. 4, 2007

  154. "Has the Americans with Disabilities Act been a success or failure?"
    Joe, Oct. 16, 2007

  155.  "Should we spend another trillion dollars on the 'War on Drugs' or should we consider changing our cops 'n robbers approach to a more legalized and regulated one?"
    Bill, Sep. 17, 2007

  156. "What are the pros and cons of the 'Three Strikes Law' in California?"
    Jennifer, Sep. 13, 2007

  157. "Is 'Habeas corpus' good for America?"
    Steve, July 1, 2007

  158. "Should Mumia Abu-Jamal's death sentence be upheld or overturned?"
    Todd, May 18, 2007

  159. "Should the federal government ban the sale of semiautomatic weapons like those used in the Virginia tech killings?"
    Rob, Apr. 18, 2007

  160. "Should there be mandatory prosecution of the clergy in all child sexual abuse cases?"
    Maresa, Mar. 17, 2007

  161. "What are the pros and cons of our current animal conservation laws?"
    Cynthia, Mar. 6, 2007

  162.  "What are the pros and cons of the current laws protecting children on the internet?"
    Cynthia, Mar. 6, 2007

  163. "Should we have the right to hunt or not to hunt?"
    Steven, Dec. 9, 2006

  164. "Should same sex couples be able to adopt children?"
    Taneisha, Nov. 15, 2006

  165. "Does anti-Semitism exist without government or other societal recognition that it is a serious problem? Are hate crime laws that cover a range of prejudicial acts inadequate in dealing with anti-Semitism?"
    Danielle, Oct. 3, 2006

  166. "Should we ban smoking in public places?"
    Sheniqe, Sep. 22, 2006

  167. "Should there be more regulation of pornography on the internet in order to prevent minors from viewing such material?"
    JC, Sep. 19, 2006

  168. "Should people be required to show photo identification in order to vote?"
    James, Sep. 12, 2006

  169. "Should illegal immigrants have less rights than citizens?"
    Anonymous, Aug. 25, 2006

  170. "Should U.S. prisoners be put to work as soldiers?"
    Anonymous, Aug. 7, 2006

  171. "What are the cons and pros on the execution of minors?"
    Jessica, July 28, 2006

  172. "Do legal abortions cut crime?"
    Steve, July 19, 2006

  173. "Should the driving age for teens be raised to 18?"
    Mildred, July 16, 2006

  174. "Should electronic tracking devices be placed in driver's licenses and school identification cards?"
    Erin, June 12, 2006

  175. "Do animal cruelty laws pertain to animal testing?"
    Richard, May 19, 2006

  176. "Should sleepwalking be used as a criminal defense?"
    Amy, May 17, 2006

  177. "Should there be a Constitutional Amendment to permit prayer and religious symbols in public settings?"
    Judith, May 1, 2006

  178. "Should the government enforce laws about testing underage people who might smoke?"
    Allie, Apr. 18, 2006

  179. "Are the rights of smokers being violated with the new anti-smoking laws?"
    Nick, Apr. 18, 2006

  180. "Are 'Parental Advisory' labels hindering artists' free speech rights?"
    Chris, Mar. 6, 2006

  181. "Should nonviolent offenses carry prison sentences?"
    Emily, Mar. 1, 2006

  182. "Is it okay to be able to die for your country at 18, but not get drunk in your country at 18?"
    Nihar, Feb. 28, 2006

  183. "Should you have to be 18 no matter what to get a tattoo even if your parents say its ok at 16?"
    Laura, Feb. 28, 2006

  184. "Are inmate rights too excessive since prison is supposed to be punishment?"
    Kellen, Feb. 25, 2006

  185. "Should fetus farming be legal?"
    Kellen, Feb. 25, 2006

  186. "Is detention without trial a legitimate tool in the fight against terrorism?"
    Wadia, Feb. 12, 2006

  187. "Should cartoon images of the Prophet Muhammad be protected free speech?"
    Mahmood, Feb. 9, 2006

  188. "Is 'right to work' legislation good for America?"
    Tom, Jan. 25, 2006

  189. "Should society be protected from child molesters at the expense of civil liberties?"
    Anonymous Jan. 23, 2006

  190. "Should the death penalty be abolished?"
    Anonymous, Jan. 3, 2006

  191. "Should jail inmates be permitted in unsupervised work-release programs that send them daily into the community to work and back to prison each night?"
    Denise, Dec. 22, 2005

  192. "Should Supreme Court justices be limited to 20-year terms?"
    Julie, Sep. 19, 2005

  193. "Should a shield law protect reporters from revealing their sources?"
    Brandon, July 21, 2005

  194. "Should the Geneva Convention apply to 'enemy combatants' suspected of terrorism?"
    Grant, July 14, 2005

  195. "I'd like some history and pro/con on the issue of 'eminent domain'."
    Laurie, July 7, 2005

  196. "Do current child custody laws cause further harm to an already broken family unit?"
    Eric, June 23, 2005

  197. "Are the 'rights' of animals currently at an appropriate level for fair and humane treatment?"
    Jeff, June 3, 2005

  198. "Are judges and the courts activists?"
    Verica, Apr. 26, 2005

  199. "Should there be enhanced penalties for hate crime offenses? More specifically, are federal hate crimes laws necessary and constitutional?"
    Renai, Apr. 4, 2005

  200. "Should state laws have higher priority over federal laws?"
    Edward, Feb. 9, 2005

  201. "A Right to Die."
    Scott, Jan. 24, 2005

  202. "Mandatory sentencing laws."
    Tom, Jan. 12, 2005

  203. "Federal Laws for Gun Dealers."
    Tom, Jan. 12, 2005

  204. "Federal Licensing of Crime Labs and National Standards and regulations for Certification of 'Expert' Forensic Technicians."
    Tom, Jan. 12, 2005

  205. "Should felons be permitted to vote?"
    Steven, Nov. 3, 2004

  206. "Should churches be required to pay property taxes?"
    Steven, Nov. 3, 2004

  207. "Separation of Church and State, prayer in schools, 'under God' in the pledge, teaching of evolution in schools, etc."
    Mike, Sep. 7, 2004

  208. "Are minimum prison sentences good for America?"
    Steve, Aug. 23, 2004

  209. "Is a criminal penal system with a 75% recidivism rate mean we have been completely wrong in our approach to crime? Should the criminal justice system be scrapped and a system established where a 'violation' is understood to be a symptom of a medical program, a problem of brain circuitry or whatever?"
    Kevin, Aug. 22, 2004

  210. "Should our legal system be reformed?"
    Michael, Aug. 15, 2004
  1. "Limitations on Paparazzi."
    Alicia, Mar. 10, 2015

  2. "Video Games- It helps increase brain usage. This would be a great debate issue."
    Sharkeisha, Jan. 21, 2015

  3. "Heavy metal or hard rock... There is are a lot of adults who believe this type of music is negative, and can effect teens. Others say that, metal actually helps them decrease negative emotions such as anger. I think it might be more interesting to hear what everyone has to say about this subject."
    KJ, May 8, 2014

  4. "Offensive Music: Ban, Edit or Warn?"
    Tabitha, May 8, 2014

  5. "The Pros and Cons of Public Service Announcements."
    Devan, Feb. 10, 2014

  6. "There should be a pros and 'cons' for cartoons that appeal to people of all ages (i.e., Spongebob, Regular Show, Adventure Time, etc.)."
    Christian, Jan. 16, 2014

  7. "I suggest the pros and cons of media bias."
    Johanna, Oct. 22, 2013

  8. "National Endowment for the Arts--Pro and Con"
    Larry, Aug. 8, 2013

  9. "Pro's and Con's of children under the age of 10 playing video games."
    Alyssa, Mar. 5, 2013

  10. "I propose that the benefits and detriments of television in today's modern society are analysed to better understand whether correlation or causation is applicable to the case of the spread of television and supposedly declining familial values."
    Joe, Feb. 22, 2013

  11. "I would like to see the pros and cons of the women issue: body image and the media."
    Tarah. Dec. 5, 2012

  12. "Is media objective and educational, is it opinion protected by free speech, or is it propaganda and if so for whom?"
    Kate, Nov. 14, 2012

  13. "Views regarding internet policy, policing, SOPA/PIPA, persecution/extradition across borders of so-called piracy offenders, etc."
    Charles, July 20, 2012

  14. "The pros and cons of film, television, and music piracy. While I am against piracy for the obvious reason of theft, I believe that its existence also has significant benefits such as exposure for a rising artist as well as challenging creativity."
    Nadeem, June 19, 2012

  15. "I would love to see an analysis done of the biases of various news organizations, primarily media related. Is there a way to check for bias in our news?"
    Virgil, June 9, 2012

  16. "Is body sushi a form of art or an exploitation of women? Do the chefs genuinely want to create an art work without intention to elicit sexual fetishism? Is the motivation of the customers to enjoy sushi presented in an artistic way or to be thrilled over a half-naked girl?"
    Candy, July 27, 2011

  17. "My students and I are going to hold a discussion about having pets. I tried to find the pros and cons about it, but I was not able to."
    Gilmar, June 13, 2011

  18. "I would like to know about censorship in our societies today. (eg. In politics and the media)."
    Melissa, May 26, 2011

  19. "The pros and cons of the MPAA [Motion Picture Association of America] rating system and the concerns surrounding its possible corruption."
    Wrenn, Feb, 28, 2011

  20. "Trying to determine, what are the Pros and Cons of Sagging Pants, and where did it originate from."
    Debbie, Feb. 1, 2011

  21.  "Is it better to raise children in the city or suburbs?"
    Abby, Jan. 24, 2011

  22. "Should the government cut funding to public television? Should the government fund public television?"
    Janet, Jan. 19, 2011

  23. "Merry Christmas VS Happy Holidays?"
    Bailey, Dec. 19, 2010

  24. "A topic for suggestion: pros and cons of skinny guys marrying a bbw (big beautiful women)."
    Timothy, Nov. 18, 2010

  25. "I was wondering what you have collected on cyber-bullying and the criminal acts that have been going on. This is an upcoming topic for Public Forum debate in the high schools."
    Judie, Oct. 22, 2010

  26. "Although a few people recognize television as possible problem in our country, most accept TV as a good thing (entertainment, news, trends, celebrity gossip) some see it in a negative light (moral decay, glorify violence, inactivity). What are the pros and cons of watching television?"
    Dylan, May 24, 2010

  27. "I have a topic suggestion: Is Modern Western Culture hurting or skewing our view of either feminine or masculine beauty?"
    Samuel, Apr. 14, 2010

  28. "A matter of entertainment- are 3D televisions worth it?"
    Mariah, Mar. 29, 2010

  29. "What are the benefits/disadvantages of having a monopolized Internet ticketing system (ticketmaster)? Does it benefit the venue and the performers?"
    Jessica, Mar. 3, 2010

  30. "Are the signs of the Zodiac actual predictors of people personalities?"
    Steve, Oct. 20, 2009

  31. "Should music be made legally available on the internet for free?"
    Nick, Oct. 1, 2009

  32. "Is pornography harmful to women?"
    Nick, Oct. 1, 2009

  33. "Can journalistic minimum requirements be imposed without breaking free speech?"
    Marcus, Sep. 21, 2009

  34. "Should the government limit the amount of video games people play?"
    Wil, May 13, 2009

  35. "What does everyone think about zoo animals? Is it a good or bad thing?"
    Beth, Mar. 30, 2009

  36. "What are the pros and cons of employers (businesses) using social networking sites as a way to learn about employees' habits. Is this a good way to determine a person's attitude in the workplace or is this an invasion of privacy?"
    Stella, Jan. 29, 2009

  37. "Does Wikipedia help or hurt our society?"
    Gregory Kohs, Dec. 16, 2008

  38. "What are the pros and cons of media concentration?"
    Kimberly, Aug. 15, 2008

  39. "I would like to know the pros and cons of a nightclub/lounge/bar and what roll it plays on the local businesses and the people. Does it serve any good?"
    Binh, Feb. 27, 2008

  40. "Should films that depict tobacco smoking receive an 'R' rating?"
    Melissa, Sep. 9, 2007

  41. "Is the general population today, a more 'well informed citizenry' than it had been in 1787?"
    Don, Sep. 1, 2007

  42. "Should books be censored, either in schools or in general?"
    Jessica, Apr. 3, 2007

  43. "What are the pros and cons of nudist lifestyles."
    David, Mar. 13, 2007

  44. "Is the media doing enough to protect people from internet predators?"
    Cynthia, Mar. 6, 2007

  45. "Are models today too skinny and are they setting a bad example for teenagers?"
    Lammie, Feb. 16, 2007

  46. "Does the environment with which a child is brought up have a direct effect on their prospects, i.e. family, schooling, outdoor facilities, green space, and sports facilities?"
    Heidi, Nov. 17, 2006

  47. "Is there a (liberal or conservative) bias in the media?"
    Lance, July 17, 2006

  48. "Should America base maturity on age?"
    Allie, Apr. 18, 2006

  49. "Do the media work against the best interests of the American people?"
    Sarah, Mar. 26, 2006

  50. "Should the media be held responsible for the alarming rise in eating disorders among our youth?"
    Lisa, Mar. 11, 2006

  51. "Is sled dog racing in extreme conditions humane?"
    Sue, Feb. 28, 2006

  52. "Does alcohol marketing impact underage alcohol use?"
    Carlos, Jan. 31, 2006

  53. "Should news media devote equal attention to all people?"
    Larry, Jan. 30, 2006

  54. "Is the Hip-Hop/Rap Nation corrupting our youth?"
    Stephen, Dec. 21, 2005

  55. "Is violence in video games directly correlated to the violence in today's children in the American society?"
    Aaron, Sep. 6, 2005

  56. "[Add a website covering] the pros and cons of 'pros and cons' lists. This would ultimately test your ability to demonstrate your lack of bias and help me to appreciate this type of work more (I'm still not convinced pros and cons lists are effective)."
    Bobby, May 3, 2005
  1. "Are Bitcoin or other crypto currency systems viable alternatives to our standard monetary system?"
    Stan, Oct. 8, 2015

  2. "Signs in public spaces should be just to identify location, not for advertising."
    Ardis, Aug. 20, 2015

  3. "I think there should be a topic about tattoos in the work place."
    Ashley, June 21, 2015

  4. "The Trans Pacific Trade Partnership (TPP) is complicated. There will be winners and losers if the TPP is approved. Would seem an excellent topic for ProCon."
    Joe, May 23, 2015

  5. "Should nonprofit employers pay taxes for their volunteers' work?"
    Anonymous, Apr. 15, 2015

  6. "Do you have a pros / cons about whole life insurance? I have a combination of whole life and term life insurance but friends tell me I should take the money I put into my whole life insurance policy and invest it as it would provide a greater return over the same period. However, some argue the death benefit is worth the lower return."
    Steven, Dec. 31, 2014

  7. "Financial regulation (bankers gone wild)."
    John, Dec. 27, 2014

  8. "Economic impact of legalizing 5,000,000 + illegal immigrants?"
    Dick, Dec. 5, 2014

  9. "Economic impact of the Keystone pipeline?"
    Dick, Dec. 5, 2014

  10. "Impact of the Keystone pipeline on energy independence?"
    Dick, Dec. 5, 2014

  11. "Should the penny and maybe also the nickels, dimes, and quarters be kept or be eliminated and use debit or credit cards only instead?"
    Jose, Oct. 8, 2014

  12. "The pros and cons of promotion politics need to be addressed in order to create a more level playing field."
    Lorenzo, Oct. 3, 2014

  13. "Costs vs. benefits of the new 'Sharing Economy' / 'Peer to Peer' businesses."
    Eric, Sep. 12, 2014

  14. "Should internet tax be reinforced and new e-taxes levied, or will it stymie online growth and lead to indirect loss of revenue?"
    Jeremy, Apr. 28, 2014

  15. "[F]or the sake of one's own economic survival (also for their dependents) is it necessary to depreciate one's own ethics against appreciating one's professional value, given that the Executives they serve are only human (and, therefore, flawed)?"
    David, Apr. 3, 2014

  16. "Competitiveness and the effect of participation awards given ages 0-18 and the effect on entering the job market when childhood is over."
    Danielle, Feb. 13, 2014

  17. "Should tipping be banned in restaurants?"
    Kyle, Feb. 13, 2013

  18. "Should Texas raise the minimum wage?"
    Sri, Dec. 4, 2013

  19. "I would like to see some discussion on U.S. farm policy, since it has ramifications on world development, world hunger, U.S. hunger and nutrition, poverty and opportunity."
    Debra, Nov. 18, 2013

  20. "I would like to know how the effects of the growing income gap in our near future."
    Anessa, Oct. 22, 2013

  21. "A discussions of alternatives to income tax. Income tax was originally unconstitutional. The main funding mechanism was changed to be income tax, it can be and should be changed to something else."
    John, Oct. 7, 2013

  22. "I was wondering if you could please do a pro-con on the potential benefits and dangers of high frequency trading (HFT)."
    Erika, Oct. 5, 2013

  23. "Do mothers who work outside of the home have a negative effect on their children?"
    Tyler, Sep. 26, 2013

  24. "Financing Transportation Infrastructure, from roads and bridges to transmission and water lines: what's the most efficient and equitable way to so?"
    Craig, Aug. 24, 2013

  25. "Should there be mandatory arbitration between consumers and businesses?"
    Steve, Aug. 22, 2013

  26. "Corporate Power: No corporation should be permitted more power overtly or covertly than the state entity charged with regulating it--Pros and Cons"
    Larry, Aug. 8, 2013

  27. "Prices: All the Traffic Will Bear vs. Fair Market Value--Pros and Cons"
    Larry, Aug. 8, 2013

  28. "Is money from the gambling profits of Indian casinos earmarked for education a good thing? Is money derived from gambling a good source of government revenue?"
    Morris, June 24, 2013

  29. "Are corporations overtaxed?"
    Morris, June 24, 2013

  30. "Is our inheritance tax necessary for monetary and social reasons?"
    Morris, June 24, 2013

  31. "Is the removal of Native-American burial ground for economic development good?"
    Kazu, May 26, 2013

  32. "My idea for a debate is: 'Should airlines offer child or baby-free flights?'"
    Joel, May 25, 2013

  33. "Income inequality/wealth and poverty in the US."
    Erin, May 14, 2013

  34. "I would like to see a ProCon on 'Shadow Banking.'"
    Nathan, May 14, 2013

  35. "What happened in Great Britain when the country went to the flat tax rate and why?"
    Joyce, Mar. 7, 2013

  36. "I am trying to understand the pros and cons of local and state government incentives offered to businesses to locate or expand operations without the local area or state."
    Clark, Jan. 6, 2013

  37. "Should the estate tax be eliminated?"
    Fred, Dec. 29, 2012

  38. "Having employers restricted to pay the minimum wage reduces the number of jobs available, thereby increasing the unemployment rate. Therefore is having a legislated minimum wage harmful to the economy? What are the pros and cons to the minimum wage law?"
    Bob, Dec. 17, 2012

  39. "Is the federal minimum wage good for America?"
    Steve, Nov. 29, 2012

  40. "Employment at will."
    Kelsey, Nov. 28, 2012

  41. "Please address gross DISCRIMINATION in hiring for any government job."
    Arthur, Nov. 10, 2012

  42. "Please research the pros and cons of the federal reserve. Does it reduce the pain of recession and inflation on US citizens? Is it doing its job?"
    Kevin, Nov. 2, 2012

  43. "It would be very helpful if you could give pro/con answers regarding Progressive vs. Regressive vs. Flat Tax structures."
    Gilberto, Oct. 30, 2012

  44. "Should corporations have the same free speech rights as individuals?"
    Miguel, Aug. 10, 2012

  45. "Should Wall Street be taxed for their mistakes?"
    John, July 18, 2012

  46. "What is the history of trickle down economics? So many cliches, so few facts."
    Frank, July 12, 2012

  47. "How can loosening regulations on Wall Street make any sense in light of its recent mismanagement?"
    Frank, July 12, 2012

  48. "Have you considered the topic of business regulations? Specificallly occupational safety and health, environmental health and safety, Behaviour Based Safety Systems, updating & enforcement of regulations or similar topics?"
    James, July 12, 2012

  49. "I would like to suggest a topic: The adoption of VAT (Value Added Tax) by the USA. I can also add to this by suggesting a discussion on Flat Rate Income Tax. It seems to me that both of these in combination would be far better than the mess we now have with Income Taxes and various state sales taxes."
    Robert, June 20, 2012

  50. "Is there a business case behind diversity and inclusion policies in the workplace?"
    Saulius, May 12, 2012

  51. "Have you guys looked at or will look at the equal pay issue (gender)?"
    Les, Apr. 30, 2012

  52. "Givent the rise of the 99% percent movement I think it would be good to do a topic on wealth distribution (income inequality) and basic options in tax policy that effect wealth distribution."
    Mary Ann, Jan. 2, 2012

  53. "We'd like to add a vote for a payday loan "pro and con." Coverage on pro con would be important, especially because it is so difficult to get victims of predatory lending to speak in mainstream news, thus difficult to get consistent / fair coverage."
    Susan, Dec. 9, 2011

  54. "What are the pros and cons of 'corporate personhood'? Should corporations be considered people because they aren't living?"
    Chris, Dec. 2, 2011

  55. "Can you do one of these regarding cetaceans in captivity? This is another hot button issue with the [SeaWorld] trainer in Orlando being killed and the [federal job safety] trial that is happening."
    Joshua, Nov. 28, 2011

  56. "I have been researching ways to help pay back student loan debt that now tops $850 BILLION and growing! I would really appreciate Pros and Cons help on an issue that looks to be the next bubble after the housing market and Wall Street bailouts for the American people."
    Anthony, Nov. 25, 2011

  57. "What are the Pros & Cons of listing your home for sale versus renting it out when you need to relocate?"
    Peter, Nov. 1, 2011

  58. "Are factory farms suitable to be producing the vast majority of the US food supply?"
    Emma, Oct. 11, 2011

  59. "Pros and Cons of companies helping students pay off their student loans, similar to matching funds for a 401K."
    Anthony, Oct. 4, 2011

  60. "I would like to see a pro and con on gambling and casinos; and what effect it has on US economy."
    Anthony, Sep. 30, 2011

  61. "Wages and Benefits comprise well over half of the overhead expense of a business or government entity. What are the advantages versus the disadvantages of paying professionals so well especially in the vital necessities such as the food industry, medical care, housing, education, etc."
    Mark, Sep. 23, 2011

  62. Do small business owners who make more than $250K actually create jobs, and would taxing them hinder job creation?
    Bob, Sep. 28, 2011

  63. "Are work-from-home programs a scam?"
    Bruce, Sep. 17, 2011

  64. "Can a skills gap in America be avoided if American companies were to invest in training for their employees?"
    Ed, Aug. 19, 2011

  65. "Is it the responsibility of colleges and other 4-year institutions to prepare prospective employees for every job that employers say they need to fill?"
    Ed, Aug. 19, 2011

  66. "Have you considered analyzing the pros and cons of the Federal Reserve?"
    Cindo, Aug. 18, 2011

  67. "Does praise motivate people better then fear or criticism?"
    Steve, Aug. 16, 2011

  68. "Would a balanced budget amendment bring economic stability to the US?"
    Diane, Aug. 8, 2011

  69. "I think the basic topic about the collapse of the toxic capitalist economy must necessarily become put on the agenda for public discourse on current affiars."
    Jeremy, Aug. 8, 2011

  70. "Is whistle blowing good for America?"
    Steve, Aug. 2, 2011

  71. "Is capitalism dead?"
    Atta, July 26, 2011

  72. "Pro and con of state control of alcohol sales."
    Fiona, July 21, 2011

  73. "I think you should examine 'right-to-work'."
    David, July 14, 2011

  74. "Should we keep welfare or should it go away?"
    Tre, July 11, 2011

  75. "Pro and con on the federal budget deficit battle"
    Charles, June 8, 2011

  76. "Pro and con on the [US Congressman Paul] Ryan budget proposal."
    Charles, June 8, 2011

  77. "Are US taxes too high?"
    Steve, June 6, 2011

  78. "Are you planning to work on the issue of tax code and policy reform? As far as I can tell, reforms could generate hundreds of billions in additional revenue without massive tax increases. The added revenue would come from simply enforcing existing laws and eliminating unintended loopholes."
    Calmoderate, May 30, 2011

  79. "Has trickle-down economics been a successful economic policy?"
    Karen, May 28, 2011

  80. "Would you please write information on the pros and cons of subsidies for big oil companies, and their relationship to the price of gas and to the US need to reduce dependence on foreign oil?"
    Kim, May 14, 2011

  81. "Should the US debt ceiling be raised?"
    Terri, May 9, 2011

  82. "Should the 2012 budget include raising taxes?"
    Terri, May 9, 2011

  83. "An article exploring the pros and cons of our current tax and spending policies is sorely needed. This issue dominates our national politics today and is hard to find balanced info on. As a high school government teacher I find it difficult to locate a clear discussion of the pro's and con's of our progressive income tax, high defense spending, high spending on seniors, annual deficits, and high national debt."
    Ben, Apr. 22, 2011

  84. "Would you please consider pro and con articles on corporate personage. I think this is one of the most important issues facing us today."
    Chuck, Apr. 22, 2011

  85. "Just wondering if you could tell me where I might look for unbiased info on legalized gambling as it relates to a state's taxable revenue."
    Becky, Mar. 28, 2011

  86. "Zeitgeist movement - how realistic is resource based economy and money-less system?"
    Lazar, Feb. 24, 2011

  87. "If an employee union disadvantages a business, the business fails and the employees lose their jobs as well. A government entity is such it is difficult for governments to be pushed out of business. Therefore, should public employees be permitted to be represented by unions or banned?"
    Douglas, Feb. 20, 2011

  88. "I would like to add a topic, I call 'Condo Politics.' It represents the conflict between Real Estate Brokers and the current state of the Condo Buildings, including HOA politics, inadequate funding, the high percentage of delinquent owners, the high assessments, poor maintenance, etc."
    Alan, Feb. 17, 2011

  89. "Money forces underlie many of the topics in your queue. Specifically personal financial skills could be considered 21st century survival skills. A specific category on personal finance with a CURRENT topic in debate now in Washington and Wall Street--'implementing a universal fiduciary standard of care by financial services companies.'"
    Troy, Feb. 13, 2011

  90. "I'd LOVE to see a discussion on the merits of changing state and federal accounting and budgeting methodologies from Accrual to a Cash basis. This would appear to be a very timely subject given the recent budgetary disasters encountered by several states and likely worse to come."
    Jack, Jan. 29, 2011

  91. "Are rich people generally happier then poor people?"
    Steve, Jan. 24, 2011

  92. "Should paternity leave be encouraged for fathers in the United States?"
    Logan, Jan. 20, 2011

  93. "Please include pros and cons on gentrification."
    M., Dec. 2, 2010

  94. "I would like to suggest a site discussing the pros and cons of extending tier 5 unemployment benefits to '99ers'."
    Jeremy, Nov. 23, 2010

  95. "Do you have information on cap and trade? Thanks for the service. It is so needed."
    Mary, Nov. 18, 2010

  96. "Someone did suggest that you include the debate about the Bush Tax Cuts. However, the biggest argument is about the cuts for the so-called 'wealthy.' I submit that the majority of these over $250K folks are actually small businesses with people depending upon them for employment, but the specifics are foggy - you would be doing a great service if anyone could produce the actual facts! Thanks."
    Tom, Nov. 18, 2010

  97. "Should wealth be redistributed?"
    Steve, Nov. 9, 2010

  98. "Is telecommuting good for business?"
    Marcus, Oct. 27, 2010

  99. "You may not have time for this, but there is a critical ongoing debate going on now - the Bush Tax cuts... Whatever you can do in a short time to put some pro and con facts out there would be a great service."
    Tom, Sep. 23, 2010

  100. "Food Stamps, hurting America or helping??"
    Em, Aug. 15, 2010

  101. "I'd like to see a pro-con about the fair tax proposal or flat tax proposal versus the current system."
    Michael, Aug. 11, 2010

  102. "Are microfinance loans a good way to reduce poverty?"
    Tracey, July 12, 2010

  103. "Are credit cards good for America?"
    Steve, July 9, 2010

  104. "Is the Bank for International Settlements helping or hurting the global economy?"
    Maria, July 8, 2010

  105. "Can you please discuss the pros and cons about outsourcing?"
    Kevin, July, 7, 2010

  106. "I would like to see a pro/con on the estate tax in the U.S."
    Al, June 21, 2010

  107. "I am asking about the position of Muslims in the west in the absence of Islamic banking system in loan or debt taking."
    Susan, June 15, 2010

  108. "What are the arguments for or against regulation of corporations?"
    Gabrielle, May 28, 2010

  109. "Would an emphasis on 'Buy American' improve our balance of trade and decrease our law enforcement and punishment costs?"
    Dick, May 3, 2010

  110. "Economic vs. environmental benefits of flight?"
    Catherine, Apr. 5, 2010

  111. "Upselling in this economy is not only hazardous to our wallet, but it is irresponsible of businesses to pray on the impulse of buyers."
    Justin, Mar. 22, 2010

  112. "An interesting and valuable topic to research is the Self-Help industry. All the books, programs, seminars, etc. that promise to help people with whatever problems they might have: do they really work and most of all why do people have such a need for these books now more than ever?"
    Valdete, Mar. 21, 2010

  113. "What are social, health, government, global, or environmental problems that associate with unemployment in America."
    Miranda, Feb. 18, 2010

  114. "Should the Post Office be privatized?"
    Neil, Feb. 7, 2010

  115. "Daycares and nursing homes care for vulnerable populations (the very young and elderly), should they be allowed to function as 'for profit'?"
    Teresa, Feb. 1, 2010

  116. "If a well-behaved employee who otherwise excels in their work performance and obeys all work-related policy fails a randomized drug test, is firing them ethical or a non-sequitur?"
    Zack, Jan. 22, 2010

  117. "Would it be possible to pro/con the concept of a federal flat sales tax vs the loophole ridden income tax that is happening now?"
    Albert, Jan. 2, 2010

  118. "Resolved: Economic sanctions ought not to be used to achieve foreign policy."
    Andrew, Dec. 18, 2009

  119. "Is gold a good investment?"
    David, Dec. 10, 2009

  120. "Will we have 10% + inflation in the next 3 to 5 years?"
    Steve, Nov. 19, 2009

  121. "There are so many more [issues] that should be added to make your website better. What about... free trade?"
    Greg, Nov. 8, 2009

  122. "Online product marketing is a subject that would interest readers, particularly the sale of books."
    Abe, Oct. 19, 2009

  123. "Has NAFTA been a success?"
    Nick, Oct. 1, 2009

  124. "Should old growth logging be banned?"
    Jeff, Sep. 21, 2009

  125. "Should Native American sacred sites be protected from development?"
    Jeff, Sep. 21, 2009

  126. "Does the Federal (national) debt include bonds? I know bonds are 'insured' but I am concerned that if they are not included in the total of the national debt. Are they looked at as a debt that does not have to be paid back?"
    Kay, July 17, 2009

  127. "Is the system of economic interdependence (free trade, globalization, etc.) the best model to follow for the global economy?"
    Mark, Apr. 28, 2009

  128. "How about investigating why businesses, insurance companies, etc. are being allowed to use your credit rating to determine your employment status, insurance rates, and so on."
    Dawn, Mar. 25, 2009

  129. "Are pensions for government employees a good idea?"
    Bob, Mar. 25, 2009

  130. "Almost all economic ills today can be traced back to one single and incredible concept. Paper money. Your topic of the decade is: the gold standard."
    Kenneth, Feb. 18, 2009

  131. "Does race or gender play a big factor on getting to the top with one's career?"
    Anonymous, Jan. 30, 2009

  132. "I would like to see 'Reagonomics' or the trickle-down theory of economics discussed."
    Bryan, Dec. 5, 2008

  133. "What alternatives could be employed to rectify the economy, other than the proposed $700 billion bailout?"
    Stephanie, Oct. 1, 2008

  134. "What are the pros and cons of the proposed $700 billion Wall Street bailout and what does it mean to folks who hope they still have jobs next week?"
    Nancy, Sep. 30, 2008

  135. "Is the distribution of Americans' wages in line with the laws of economics or are they distorted? Is there anything keeping them lower/higher than where they would be in a 'free system'?"
    Fred, Sep. 19, 2008

  136. "Severance packages - particularly large packages to those in upper management."
    Anonymous, Sep. 10, 2008

  137. "Privatization of water rights."
    Steve, Aug. 19, 2008

  138. "Do US and foreign corporations doing business in the US pay their fair share of US income taxes?"
    Steve, Aug. 13, 2008

  139. "Should the cap on social security taxes be eliminated so that everyone pays on their entire income?"
    Terra, June 8, 2008

  140. "So called 'Bottle Bills' vary a great deal from state to state. What are the advantages vs. disadvantages of the mandatory recycling of beverage containers? (Mandatory in that a deposit must be paid up front.)"
    Randy, May 28, 2008

  141. "Pros/cons of new mega home development in suburban communities."
    Georgia, Jan. 22, 2008

  142. "When the stock market goes down does crime tend to go up?"
    Steve, Jan. 9, 2008

  143. "Should retirees have to pay taxes on their social security checks?"
    Claude, Jan. 5, 2008

  144. "Should stay at home parents be paid for raising their children?"
    Patricia, Oct. 2, 2007

  145. "Should the U.S. Congress continue to be exempt from insider trading laws?"
    Steve, Sep. 24, 2007

  146. "Does subsidized housing really help people or give them more reason to be lazy?"
    Brittany, Sep. 20, 2007

  147. "Is corporate CEO pay excessive?"
    Melissa, Sep. 9, 2007

  148. "Should the United States embrace free trade or protectionism?"
    Don, Sep. 1, 2007

  149. "What are the pros and cons of gas prices?"
    Lisa, June 5, 2007

  150. "Are our tax codes too complicated? (per Forbes April 23, 2007 chart on page 28)"
    Steve, May 7, 2007

  151. "Do labor unions provide value in the workplace?"
    Richard, Mar. 10, 2007

  152. "Do the costs of legalized casino gambling in the United States outweigh the benefits?"
    Alyssa, Feb. 27, 2007

  153. "Should the current 'profits' for Social Security be counted as income of the U.S. when calculating the U.S. deficit or surplus?"
    Steve, Feb. 18, 2007

  154. "Are garbage collection franchise monopolies good or bad?"
    Dany, Feb. 17, 2007

  155. "Should corporations continue to have the rights of an individual when they have 'no soul to save and no body to incarcerate?'"
    Timothy, Dec. 22, 2006

  156. "The Penny: phase it out or keep it?"
    Dave, Dec. 21, 2006

  157. "Should manufacturers be allowed to sell items that have been recalled in the United States to other countries?"
    Mary Beth, Dec. 20, 2006

  158. "Should the design of U.S. bills be changed so that blind people can tell them apart?"
    Lynn, Nov. 29, 2006

  159. "Should prisoners pay back the state after their release?"
    Linda, July 11, 2006

  160. "Would the legalization of long term illegal immigrants and the creation of a guest worker program help or hurt the American economy?"
    Jay, May 1, 2006

  161. "Should the United States federal government pay off the national debt?"
    Jennifer, Apr. 17, 2006

  162. "Should minimum wage be at a level in which one could survive sufficiently?"
    Welton, Mar. 23, 2006

  163. "Should the government give farm subsidies?"
    John Small, WLPO radio, Feb. 26, 2006

  164. "Should trade unions form alliances with political companies?"
    Wadia, Feb. 12, 2006

  165. "Should the U.S. continue to borrow money to finance our consumer economy or should the government redirect the economy for fiscal conservatism?"
    Anonymous, Feb. 11, 2006

  166. "Are welfare benefits a fair use of taxpayer dollars?"
    Kristi, Feb. 7, 2006

  167. "Should oil be priced in American dollars or euros?"
    Carlos, Jan. 31, 2006

  168. "Is the Fair Tax a good idea?"
    Josh, Jan. 29, 2006

  169. "Is Walmart destroying small business in rural surrounding small towns?"
    Mel, Jan. 28, 2006

  170. "Should 'rent control' be permitted in a free market system?"
    Anonymous, Jan. 27, 2006

  171. "Should private hunting reserves be allowed to exist in America?"
    Kathie, Oct. 4, 2005

  172. "Could 'The Great Depression' have been prevented?"
    Jamie, Sep. 28, 2005

  173. "Are whistleblowers good for America?"
    Steve, Sep. 27, 2005

  174. "What are the pros and cons of private accounts for social security reform?"
    Patricia, Jan. 18, 2005

  175. "Are you going to cover the deficit and the country's economy?"
    Richard, Oct. 13, 2004

  176. "Should our Government employees and legislators have to live with the same benefits as the taxpayers (i.e. Social Security, Fat Government pensions, etc.)?"
    Michael, Aug. 15, 2004

  177. "Is the out-sourcing of jobs to other countries good for America?"
    Steve, July 13, 2004
  1. "Should economic migrants escaping poverty be considered refugees?"
    Ryan, Oct. 8, 2015

  2. "Is the privatization of prisons (prisons for profit) in America beneficial or detrimental to the economy? What effect has the creation of private prisons had on incarceration rates in the United States?"
    Franklin, Sep. 30, 2015

  3. "Sanctuary Cities?"
    Guillermo, Sep. 27, 2015

  4. "The JFK assassination?"
    Jon, Sep. 23, 2015

  5. "Electoral college vs. popular vote in presidential elections?"
    Redge, Sep. 12, 2015

  6. "Voter fraud. Handful or significant?"
    Frank, Sep. 12, 2015

  7. "I would like to see a pro/con on trophy hunting as it has been in the news the past couple of years."
    Michael, Aug. 4, 2015

  8. "I'd like a Pro/con discussion or debate regarding California 'water fix' Alternative 4A."
    Matthew, July 17, 2015

  9. "Should congressmen and senators have term limits?"
    Thomas, July 9, 2015

  10. "Should government employees receive pensions when few private sector employees receive pensions?"
    Kim, June 17, 2015

  11. "Is Edward Snowden an admirable figure? Disclosure of classified information is treason by law. At the same time, we believe that sometimes ethical and moral considerations supersede the law. Is it correct for one man to disclose the secretly conducted work of thousands? Is he a good guy or a bad guy?"
    Susan, May 22, 2015

  12. "Should ISIS be allowed to organize and recruit openly in the US?"
    Kristin, May 8, 2015

  13. "I think there should be a topic regarding racism in law enforcement."
    Lisa, Apr. 20, 2015

  14. "Should child care be a free social service in the United States?"
    Maggie, Apr. 20, 2015

  15. "Have government programs helped to cause the decline of the American family and if so how?
    Rod Creathbaum, Jan. 23, 2015

  16. "I want to suggest 'tolerance of the intolerant.' Should those who are...'bigots' for example be targeted? Or would this be contradictory to the idea of "tolerance"?
    Bolouye, Jan. 22, 2015

  17. "Should the US recognize the Armenian Genocide that occurred during WWI, or not mention it in order to keep strategic military bases in Turkey?"
    Livia, Jan. 11, 2015

  18. "I would like to see a pro/con comparison of the Congressional Budget Office using Dynamic Scoring."
    Joshua Russo, Jan. 6, 2015

  19. "Ending the charter on the federal reserve?"
    Austin, Dec. 5, 2014

  20. "Enforcing our constitution on a national level?"
    Austin, Dec. 5, 2014

  21. "Repealing the patriot act?"
    Austin, Dec. 5, 2014

  22. "Auditing the FED?"
    Austin, Dec. 5, 2014

  23. "Commercial use of drones/privacy/safety vs. public good/jobs/technology advancement?"
    Cheryl, Dec. 2, 2014

  24. "Poverty, is it avoidable?"
    Jovone, Nov. 26, 2014

  25. "Should people own animals as pets?"
    Hank, Nov. 19, 2014

  26. "Is airport security an invasion of our privacy? or does the safety justify the cost?"
    Derp. Nov. 18, 2014

  27. "I strongly believe that one of the topics that you should have on your website is 'single parents.'"
    Tiffani, Nov. 14, 2014

  28. "Racial 'color blindness' as a way to create racial harmony?"
    Jessica, Nov. 8, 2014

  29. "Forced cultural assimilation of Native Americans, First Nations, and other aboriginal peoples around the world due to colonization. Was it genocide or not?"
    Kyle Oct. 12, 2014

  30. "Should people not citizens be allowed to vote at least at the local level in the United States?"
    Jose, Oct. 10, 2014

  31. "I would like to see how people react to the censoring of certain words. i.e. the "N" word or the "B" word."
    Matthew, Oct. 4, 2014

  32. "Should minor parties in the US be allowed to participate in national debates?
    Melissa, Oct. 3, 2014

  33. "Can you do a pro/con on California's Prop 46 [the Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Cap and Drug Testing of Doctors Initiative]?
    Sandra, Aug. 26, 2014

  34. "Pros and cons about drug testing for assistance, Medicaid, welfare, etc.?"
    Tabetha, July 16, 2014

  35. "Is taxation theft?"
    Edson, June 26, 2014

  36. "Japanese Internment during WWII."
    Greg, May 13, 2014

  37. "What is the proper role of government? For example, is the government responsible for protecting the lives of its citizens?"
    Ann, Apr. 21, 2014

  38. "What is the proper role of U.S. citizens? For example, are citizens responsible for protecting their own lives or is the government's role?"
    Ann, Apr. 21, 2014

  39. "Were the acts of Edward Snowden justified?"
    Peter, Apr. 7, 2014

  40. "Over the past few years, there has been a lot of discussion of the pros and cons of the USA implementing the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, and hence I suggest this might be a good topic for"
    Theodore, Apr. 4, 2014

  41. "Our government and it's role in our food consumption is an important topic and often gets overlooked. The US food industry has an direct impact on policy. Please find a way to include this area in your site."
    Holly, Apr. 1, 2014

  42. "The government "The government cover-up of alien existence."
    Alyssa, Jan. 31, 2014

  43. "Should the U.S government regulate the SNAP/food stamp program?"
    Diana, Jan. 31, 2014

  44. "Pros & cons about having Bruce Rauner for Governer of Illinois."
    Mike, Jan. 17, 2014

  45. "Would love pros and cons of Richard Nixon. Beyond Watergate and the controlled substances act, what did he do? Was anything he did for our country a positive?"
    Helen, Jan. 8, 2014

  46. "I believe that there should be a pro and con section about espionage. Meaning industrial espionage, government and political espionage, etc."
    Marielsa, Nov. 15, 2013

  47. "You should do the Pros and Cons of cutting military spending."
    Alexander, Nov. 14, 2013

  48. "You should do the pros and cons of government surveillance."
    Joshua, Oct. 23, 2013

  49. "Should deaf people have their own culture and use ASL or is it more important for them to be 'assimilated' into hearing society?"
    Anne, Oct. 8, 2013

  50. "Is it time for a woman to be elected to hold the office of President of the United States?"
    Dr. Thomas E. Davis, Ret. Colonel, author of America's First Female President... 2016?, Oct. 4, 2013

  51. "With the experience of Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan behind us, with its huge human and monetary cost, do we have enough congressional safeguards before involvement?"
    Morris, June 24, 2013

  52. I would like to see a debate on statehood for Puerto Rico.
    Audrey, June 13, 2013

  53. "Does the Nation still need a Postal Service?"
    Chuck, May 9, 2013

  54. "Austerity vs. Government spending and what is the right mix to stimulate a stagnant economy?"
    Ken, Feb. 28, 2013

  55. "Must the federal budget deficit be addressed immediately with significant cuts in spending, or is the economic recovery weak enough that austerity would be premature, hurting the economy and thus making the deficit even worse?"
    Tom, Feb. 23, 2013

  56. "I'd like to have a procon article on whether or not the United States should keep the Electoral College."
    Victoria, Feb. 19, 2013

  57. "Use of drones in military & civilian life."
    George, Feb. 12, 2013

  58. "I would like to see arguments for/against the abolition of the filibuster in the Senate. Thank you."
    Analisa, Jan. 13, 2013

  59. "Pro or Con: The administration's proposed $24 Trillion national debt in 10 years will adversely impact quality of life for current and future generations."
    Mike, Dec. 27, 2012

  60. "Any pros and cons on Texas and the secession?"
    Chase, Nov. 19, 2012

  61. "Would it ever be possible to have more than 2 relevent political parties, or eliminate them all and run individuals rather than parties?"
    Bob, Nov. 8, 2012

  62. "Because of all the flack, controversy, and conflict over the book The Roots of Obama's Rage, and the docu/movie 2016: Obama's America, will do its own fact checking on the subject?"
    Crystal, Nov. 2, 2012

  63. "Would you be willing to add a topic on the pros/cons of the Electoral College verses the Popular Vote (or proportional representation)?"
    Andrew, Oct. 25, 2012

  64. "Should we have campaign finance reform to limit the lengthy time and enormous expense of campaigns?"
    Robert, Oct. 17, 2012

  65. "What are the solutions to illegal migration in America?"
    John, Oct. 11, 2012

  66. "Why is democracy best served by strict separation of church and state?"
    Melanie, Oct. 11. 2012

  67. "Should presidential debates include third party candidates based on certain criteria (e.g. qualification for federal matching funds or a candidate who is on enough ballots to win the White House?)?"
    Ross, Sep. 27, 2012

  68. "I would like to see Pro/Con issues related to bicycling, specifically the use/viability of publicly funded bicycle-sharing stations. Many large cities (Boston, Denver, Minneapolis, D.C., Houston) already have programs in place with many other urban areas soon following."
    Brian, Sep. 26, 2012

  69. "I also would like to see more info on politician's positions on affirmative action. It is one area that will directly affect my children."
    David, Sep. 10, 2012

  70. "Isn't practical morality the most important feature of any President to determine the extent to which leadership is relevant to the American people or the world?"
    Pat, Aug. 17, 2012

  71. "Is the issue of race still relevant in America?"
    Sarah, Aug. 14, 2012

  72. "Pros and cons of the Ryan budget plan, please?"
    Carole, Aug. 13, 2012

  73. "Does the Supreme Court's first amendment ruling in Citizens United vs. FEC weaken American democracy or give too much power to wealthy corporations?"
    Miguel, Aug. 9, 2012

  74. "Should all politicians (...especially members of congress), administrators, bureaucrats, czars be held accountable when they violate their oath of office or trample on the intent of the U.S. Constitution?"
    Gordie, July 27, 2012

  75. "First off, I'd like to say that I LOVE your site! It gives so much valuable information and insights into critical issues that don't have simple answers. But two issues I'd really like to see on here are race-based affirmative action and embryonic stem cell research. I'm not sure where I stand on these tough issues and I'd love to see what kinds of insights you guys could provide. Thanks."
    Daniel, July 17, 2012

  76. "I was wondering if you could do a a pro/con issue on was George W. Bush a good president just like you did for Bill Clinton and Ronald Reagan."
    Clay, July 14, 2012

  77. "Is Lieutenant Bradley Manning a Hero or Traitor? Does he deserve life imprisonment for treason or the Nobel Peace Price for his heroic acts?"
    Stephen, June 6, 2012

  78. "Do a procon on whether we should have a pledge of allegiance in the first place."
    Dave, May 30, 2012

  79. "Is multiculturalism dead? The reasoning behind multiculturalism, integration and assimilation policies in the face of growing nationalism."
    Saulius, May 12, 2012

  80. "I would like to see you add a topic about lowering the voting age to 16."
    Jim, May 1, 2012

  81. "Pros and cons of voter I.D.?"
    Frances, Apr. 5, 2012

  82. Is the 2012 presidential election an illegal election since the US Constitution has become null and void as a result of 61 Senators who have committed high treason by passing the National Defense Authorization bill?"
    John, Jan. 13, 2012

  83. Should the 61 Senators who voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Bill be tried for high treason?
    John, Jan. 13, 2012

  84. "Professor Michael Sherraden, Director of the Center for Social Development at Washington University, St. Louis, says: "We'll have a stronger middle class when babies born in America receive tax-advantaged savings accounts seeded by our Government." This idea has bipartisan support in Congress. What are the pros and cons of this proposed savings plan for individual and society?"
    Terriann, Nov. 8, 2011

  85. "I would like to see a discussion of the pros and cons of treating organizations and companies as entities that can contribute to election campaigns."
    Ross, Oct. 19, 2011

  86. "Would you work on the pluses and negatives of the Dodd/Frank [Wall Street Reform] Bill?"
    Randy, Oct. 17, 2011

  87. "I would like to see the pros and cons about the safe haven law."
    Veronica, Oct. 16, 2011

  88. "Consumers are forced to consider the opportunity costs of their spending, donors are forced to consider the opportunity costs of the donations... so why aren't taxpayers forced to consider the opportunity costs of their taxes?"
    Carlos, Oct. 11, 2011

  89. "Universal suffrage... Basically, every argument against kids voting is an argument against adults voting. Either everybody votes or nobody votes."
    Carlos, Oct. 11, 2011

  90. "In 1913, Congress fixed the size of the House of Representatives at 435. Since then, the population has tripled, yet the House is the same size. Other nations have smaller populations and much larger national legislatures. Is Congress too small? Would a smaller district be less susceptible to outside influences?"
    Tom, Oct. 9, 2011

  91. "Do some people on California Governor Jerry Brown's staff collect a salary AND retirement pension?"
    Theremin, Oct. 1, 2011

  92. "Racial Profiling is still incredibly prominent in all areas of the country. It seems unfair to BE the book who gets judged by its cover."
    Theremin, Oct. 1, 2011

  93. "Can Congress and the Senate be effective if term limits were added to the Constition; and if so how would the American voter be able to make this happen?"
    Anthony, Aug. 15, 2011

  94. "I was wondering if you might do a ProCon piece on the benefits and consequences of both anarchy... and democracy."
    Zandra, July 15, 2011

  95. "I'd like to suggest a page concerning voter apathy in America; Is voter turnout really declining? Has the motor-voter law help improve voter turn-out? Does lack of voter participation undermine our representative democratic process?"
    Jim, July 4, 2011

  96. "Should politicians really be forced to resign after a sex sandal?"
    Auri, June 21, 2011

  97. "Should the Westboro Baptist Church be allowed to protest at the funerals of fallen military personnel?"
    Patrick, June 1, 2011

  98. "Is there a voter fraud issue that makes photo identification a necessity for fair elections?"
    Michael, May 20, 2011

  99. "Could you please add 'discrimination based upon appearance' to your list?"
    Vicki, May 2, 2011

  100. "Would Canada and the US equally benefit from a union much like the European Union?"
    Kevin, Apr. 16, 2011

  101. "My students just had a passionate argument over Affirmative Action."
    M., Apr. 1, 2011

  102. "Why is there still a race section on applications for schooling, jobs, doctor office, etc.?"
    Vera, Mar. 31, 2011

  103. "Can you possibly do the pros and cons of the new airport security body scanners?"
    Mikael, Mar. 25, 2011

  104. "Would you please consider researching the issue of voter fraud?"
    Susan, Mar. 24, 2011

  105. "Should birthright citizenship in the USA be ended?"
    James, Mar. 11, 2011

  106. "Does the standing President have the power to step in and stop [what happens] in state politics, ie..: Michigan's Governor and his Budget balancing antics?"
    Kim, Mar. 10, 2011

  107. "Should 'Planned Parenthood' receive federal funding?"
    Henna, Mar. 7, 2011

  108. "Can you do a study of corporate financial influence on our voting process/democracy?"
    Helena, Feb. 26, 2011

  109. "Expanding on your 'zoo animals' suggestion: Zoos and Conservation: is it the best way to secure biodiversity? Or cruel and unusual exploitation? Jane Goodall was vehemently against zoos for most of her life, but she strongly supported zoos when the plight of gorillas became so dire, she felt they had no chance without the role of captive animal programs. Many others feel strongly about both sides of this issue and it will get more and more contentious and important as climate change threatens many more species."
    Tom, Feb. 13, 2011

  110. "Is it possible if you guys could research the pros and cons of celebrating Columbus Day."
    Andrew, Jan. 17, 2011

  111. "Should the US make English our official language?"
    Bailey, Dec. 19, 2010

  112. "Should Republicans and their Tea Party supporters be declared Anti-American for their actions in holding the US/Russia START treaty hostage and for accepting money from anonymous sources?"
    Dan, Dec. 12, 2010

  113. "How about public holidays and recognition for Native Americans?"
    Nicki, Dec. 1, 2010

  114. "An interesting debate would be about lowering the voting age to under 18 Americans. Maybe to 12?"
    J., Nov. 24, 2010

  115. "Airport Security - scanning machines - are they safe? Profiling in who gets "patted down"? Fair to pat down children and young adults? Isn't the real risk in what unscanned, uninspected packages are being placed inside the plane?"
    Cathy, Nov. 22, 2010

  116. "I would love to see an article on legalizing drugs in America and the effectiveness or lack there of on the War on Drugs."
    Angela, Aug. 15, 2010

  117. "What are the pros and cons of offering government agencies? Cons could include people using it and don't need it."
    Ciara, Sep. 7, 2010

  118. "The right for everyone in this world to have shelter, where they can sleep, and that they can call it their home."
    Connie, June 20, 2010

  119. "I would love to see a simple comparison of Republicans and Democrats. There really don't seem to be many reliable, nonpartisan sources of information that would provide me an unbiased match-up of their policies and beliefs."
    Katy, May 29, 2010

  120. "Should voters be allowed to choose any candidate regardless of the candidate's or voter's political party in primary elections?"
    Mark, May 13, 2010

  121. "Should the filibuster be allowed?"
    Kamy, Apr. 26, 2010

  122. "Should election campaigns be publicly financed?"
    Kamy, Apr. 26, 2010

  123. "Were the newly created Communications Management Units (CMUs) at federal prisons built to isolate political prisoners from the outside world?"
    Jeff, Apr. 20, 2010

  124. "Considering the ever increasing influence that lobbyists have on politicians I believe they should be banned outright - this includes all PACs. I would like to suggest the topic: 'Should lobbyists be banned?'"
    Peter, Apr. 19, 2010

  125. "Was 9/11 an inside job?"
    Rich, Apr. 12, 2010

  126. "Is diplomatic immunity good for our country?"
    Steve, Apr. 10, 2010

  127. "What is deal with the treaty to regulate the arms trade that the President just signed?"
    David, Mar. 29, 2010

  128. "I would like to see a discussion on whether or not civilian sites should be allowed as targets during war. (Total War concept that really began in general use in World War I.) The use of fire bombs as well as the use of atomic bomb in WW II is relevant to this but it also brings the topic up to date with Afghanistan war strategies. If the 'bad guys' are bad enough, does that open the door to using what ever means 'is necessary'?"
    Ernestine, Mar. 21, 2010

  129. "I topic that I think would be worth investigation and debate is the role special interest groups play in our legislative process. Should they be allowed to write legislation? How much contact should they have with our lawmakers? What are the benefits to special interest groups? Do they take away from or add to the voice of the individual in our democracy?"
    Eric, Mar. 13, 2010

  130. "Was Prop. 13 a good idea for California?"
    Mike, Mar. 11, 2010

  131. "Some estimates put the cost at $6 billion per year. A pro-con about Birthright Citizenship would be interesting."
    Scott, Feb. 18, 2010

  132. "Who was the better president, Abraham Lincoln or FDR?"
    John, Feb. 12, 2010

  133. "Should the government have more control over daycare?"
    Priscilla, Jan. 25, 2010

  134. "I think you will agree that the appropriateness and 'winability' of the conflict in Afghanistan is of vital importance, and should be covered by your other-wise excellent service."
    Phil, Jan. 1, 2010

  135. "Were the Pilgrims terrorists?"
    Steve, Dec. 10, 2009

  136. "Was Ronald Reagan a good president?"
    Steve, Dec. 3, 2009

  137. "Was Bill Clinton a good president?"
    Steve, Dec. 3, 2009

  138. "Was George W. Bush a good president?"
    Steve, Dec. 3, 2009

  139. "Should America stay as a free society, as it founders had written, or would its population today be better served under Communist Rule?"
    Jon Shepp, Nov. 27, 2009

  140. "Can you put on the topic of capitalism vs socialism?"
    Jasmine, Nov. 19, 2009

  141. "Was Hasan’s attack at Fort Hood an act of terrorism?"
    Steve, Nov. 17, 2009

  142. "Does gun control work? That is, does restricting the ability to purchase and/or own certain types of firearms reduce rates of murder and other violent crimes? And is it possible to have meaningful gun control without impacting law-abiding citizens who enjoy hunting and target shooting?"
    Tom, Oct. 22, 2009

  143. "Has the US usually supported foreign democracies?"
    Steve, Oct. 16, 2009

  144. "Is capitalism the best economic system for promoting freedom?"
    Jeff, Sep. 30, 2009

  145. "Is America a capitalist country?"
    Steve, Sep. 29, 2009

  146. "Should the US get rid of daylight saving time?"
    Tracey, Sep. 21, 2009

  147. "Should top Bush administration officials be charged with war crimes?"
    Jeff, Sep. 21, 2009

  148. "Should the US continue its embargo against Cuba?"
    Tim, Aug. 12, 2009

  149. "Does reverse discrimination improve civil liberties?"
    Charles, July 29, 2009

  150. "Are women capable of serving in combat, and if so, should conscripted women be compelled to serve in combat?"
    Chris, Apr. 24, 2009

  151. "Should Indian tribal territories be considered sovereign nations?"
    Bob, Mar. 25, 2009

  152. "How about adding a topic on use of nonprofits vs. government programs/agencies to provide human services to those in need?"
    C., Mar. 25, 2009

  153. "Should Obama have the right to take the 2nd Amendment away from us?"
    Anonymous, Mar. 22, 2009

  154. "I would like to see something on raising the military enlistment age to 21."
    Thea, Mar. 9, 2009

  155. "Should the U.S. government be open to dialogue/ideas on how to support the enactment of an independent ‘Citizens Oversight’ body and the establishment of ‘Direct Democracy’ mechanisms, such as an ‘Electorate Legislative Consortium’ and ‘National Electorate Referendum’ ballot measures to allow all Americans a hand in shaping future legislation?”
    Michael, Feb. 27, 2009

  156. "I would like to suggest a discussion on the benefits of having term limits for our elected officials in Congress."
    Lee, Feb. 25, 2009

  157. "Should the United States withdraw our military forces from Afghanistan?"
    Dave, Feb. 1, 2009

  158. "What are the pros and cons of the preemptive war doctrine?"
    Thomas, Jan. 22, 2009

  159. "Is the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) involved in drug smuggling?"
    Jeff, Jan. 15, 2009

  160. "Should we loosen up border security between the United States and Canada?"
    Meghan, Jan. 6, 2009

  161. "Should the voting age be lowered?"
    Charlene, Dec. 27, 2008

  162. "Is the grand-jury system in the US used for political persecution?"
    Jeff, Dec. 4, 2008

  163. "Should John McCain be the individual to resolve Gitmo and its occupants?"
    Les, Dec. 3, 2008

  164. "Why are elected politicians allowed to take time off work to campaign for re-election?"
    Chris, Aug. 22, 2008

  165. "Is our Government doing anything to protect our innocent and precious children?"
    Mary, Apr. 24, 2008

  166. "Should the Earth Liberation Front (ELF) and Animal Liberation Front (ALF) be considered terrorist organizations?"
    Jeff, Mar. 5, 2008

  167. "Isn't it about time to add Native Americans to the 'melting pot' that is America, and eliminate the separate nation system?"
    Errol, Mar. 4, 2008

  168. "Does current airport security go against our civil liberties?"
    Hanxi, Feb. 27, 2008

  169. "Have the wars the US has started been for democracy?"
    Steve, Feb. 22, 2008

  170. "Is it time for a new Constitutional Convention to address issues that may need reform in our current constitution?"
    Stuart, Feb. 14, 2008

  171. "Should tobacco use in the U.S. be banned as it is in several other countries?"
    Kyle, Jan. 9, 2008

  172. "What is more important in a President, being honest or being competent?"
    Steve, Dec. 10, 2007

  173. "Should political campaigns be publicly financed?"
    Steve, Dec. 5, 2007

  174. "Is America winning the global war on terror?"
    Tracey, Nov. 20, 2007

  175. "Is U.S. doing enough to care for our veterans?"
    Steve, Nov. 11, 2007

  176. "I'd love to see you guys put something together on whether or not Bush and Cheney should be impeached."
    Adam, Nov. 7, 2007

  177. "Can moral values and ethical behavior be 'legislated'?"
    Bill, Oct. 3, 2007

  178. "Should it [the US Postal Service] be deleted and we select private companies to handle it or?"
    Lisa, Aug. 17, 2007

  179. "Should a new military draft be implemented?"
    Eric, July 26, 2007

  180. "Referendum-based government?"
    Rob, July 23, 2007

  181. "Should America have a national language?"
    Anonymous, June 11, 2007

  182. "Why is the average American so detached from our democratic government?"
    Jack, May 24, 2007

  183. "Holistic Government?"
    Mike, May 8, 2007

  184. "Amnesty for illegal immigrants?"
    Betty, May 3, 2007

  185. "Is the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) good for America?"
    Steve, Apr. 9, 2007

  186. "What are the pros and cons of welfare reform?"
    Rudolph, Mar. 28, 2007

  187. "Should the U.S. require mandatory voting?"
    Anonymous, Mar. 15, 2007

  188. "Should the voting age be altered?"
    Anonymous, Mar. 15, 2007

  189. "What are the pros and cons of our current homeless policies?"
    Cynthia, Mar. 6, 2007

  190. "Is Al Qaeda a terrorist organization?"
    Todd, Feb. 28, 2007

  191. "Is the use of torture appropriate for the United States?"
    Steve, Feb. 20, 2007

  192. "What are the pros and cons of the foster care system?"
    Lideya, Feb. 4, 2007

  193. "If the draft is ever reinstated should women be included?"
    Joan, Dec. 24, 2006

  194. "Local, state and federal handling of Katrina."
    Dave, Dec. 21, 2006

  195. "Should D.C. residents have full representation in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives?"
    Sam, Nov. 22, 2006

  196. "Are multilateral efforts beneficial to US interests?"
    Alissa, Oct. 24, 2006

  197. "What are appropriate roles for the National Guard: overseas combat, disaster relief, border security, abolishment?"
    Aaron, Oct. 12, 2006

  198. "Is the war in Iraq keeping terrorism away from the U.S.?"
    Alicia, Oct. 12, 2006

  199. "Should a woman be deemed okay for U.S. President?"
    Jessica, Sep. 15, 2006

  200. "Should reparations be paid to the descendants of American slaves?"
    Larry, July 31, 2006

  201. "Is regime change good for America?"
    Steve, June 12, 2006

  202. "Should the U.S. require mandatory national service?"
    Aaron, June 5, 2006

  203. "Should Harriet Tubman be honored with a National Holiday in her memory?"
    Sue, Feb. 28, 2006

  204. "Should privacy be sacrificed in favor of security?"
    Wadia, Feb. 12, 2006

  205. "Should a wall be constructed on the USA/Mexico border to combat illegal immigration to the U.S.?"
    Stephen, Dec. 21, 2005

  206. "Should the United States and its allies withdraw from Iraq as soon as logistically feasible or should their presence be continued until the resistance to their presence subsides?"
    Carolyn, Nov. 13, 2005

  207. "To what degree should elected officials be responsible for deception to the public?"
    Victoria, June 17, 2005

  208. "Is Arnold Schwarzenegger an effective governor?"
    Skylar, May 26, 2005

  209. "Should closeted politicians who vote in favor of anti-gay discriminatory policies be 'outed'?"
    Paul, Apr. 14, 2005

  210. "Do American politicians unfairly make decisions that favor their political party to the detriment of society, and if so, are citizens' complaints of this practice ignored?"
    Paul, Apr. 11, 2005

  211. "Immigration - Open or closed borders and the issues surrounding each?"
    Scott, Jan. 24, 2005

  212. "Should the Electoral College be abolished?"
    Scott, Oct. 31, 2004

  213. "Do you agree with California Governor in having compacts for expanding casino slots with Indian tribes for improving the revenues of the state or his Lt. Governor who is worried about '...impact of large scale gambling on the social, educational and economic profile of Nevada citizens, which are substantially attributable to pervasive influence of gambling.'"
    K.L., Aug. 22, 2004

  214. "Should U.S. elections be conducted using electronic voting machines?"
    Steve, July 25, 2004

  1. "Is life pointless?"
    Anonymous, Sep. 22, 2015

  2. "Is faith effective in your relationship with God and people?"
    Felipe, Dec. 6, 2014

  3. "Does faith encompass hope nurtured in the mind and anchored in trusting a higher power?"
    Felipe, Dec. 6, 2014

  4. "Is hope as a mindful dimension of faith helpful in practical ways?"
    Felipe, Dec. 6, 2014

  5. "Should Christmas decorations be banned on public property?"
    Anonymous, Dec. 2, 2014

  6. "Are new religious movements (Such as Scientology) official religions or not?"
    Kyle, Oct. 12, 2014

  7. "Are religious and supernatural beliefs harmless?"
    Kyle, Oct. 12, 2014

  8. "I'd like to see if Pope John Paul II was a good or bad pope"
    Jose, Aug. 14, 2014

  9. "Was America founded as a Christian nation?"
    Steve, July 26, 2014

  10. "Should churches be able to endorse or oppose political candidates?"
    Alexander, June 19, 2014

  11. "If the U.S. really has freedom of Religion/religious equality, why is it that some religions are consistently blamed for violence and war?"
    Lev, Jan. 22, 2014

  12. "I would like for to make a pro and con debate, on "Making Fun of A Religion." The racial aspects and the emotional aspects as well."
    Joshua, Jan. 2, 2014

  13. "Do religious people or atheists have better morals?"
    Justin, Nov. 17, 2013

  14. "Did Jesus of Nazareth actually exist?"
    Dennis, June 20, 2013

  15. "Should the state apply greater scrutiny to applications for religious exemptions?"
    Val, Sep. 27, 2012

  16. "Perhaps you should debate the pro's and con's of the 10 commandments. For example should killing another person be legal? How about stealing? What about adultery?"
    Timo, Nov. 20, 2011

  17. "Should we reformulate the justice system that allows Muslims to choose Sharia law? Those with certain religious beliefs can elect judgement from a different court - and an inherently partisan judge. One rule of law, but different applications."
    Jack, Oct. 20, 2011

  18. "Has religion been a force for peace?"
    Steve, Apr. 22, 2010

  19. "Excerpts from the Koran, Christian bible or any other religious writing advocating death to infidels, Christians or others of differing religions. How the Koran physically describes members of the Christian faith or others."
    Rob, Sep. 20, 2010

  20. "'Jihad' - A discussion of the pros and cons of the influence of Islam and Muslims including:
    1. The proliferation of Islamic and 'radical' Islamic beliefs throughout the world - the demographics of this influence,
    2. The sway of Islamic Sharia (law) on legal and social issues in various countries and cultures (Europe, North America, Africa, the Middle East, etc),
    3. What political issues are developing as a result of this growing Islamic influence,
    4. How this Islamic influence is effecting other religions and individuals' religious practices and beliefs (such as Christianity, Catholicism, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, etc), and
    5. The future of this Islamic influence in political, legal, social, cultural and religious arenas across the world."
    Mark, July 25, 2010

  21. "Should priests be celibate?"
    Kamy, Apr. 1, 2010

  22. "Should people be forced to believe in God and afterlife? Even though they don't want to?"
    Amanda, Mar. 17, 2010

  23. "Debate of cults versus religion. Also, the prejudice against Mormons."
    Melinda, Mar. 17, 2010

  24. "[In religion are] there times when a divorce should be acceptable other than death?"
    Katrina, Feb. 12, 2010

  25. "Are Faith and Reason compatible?"
    Neil, Feb. 7, 2010

  26. "Who has the power to decide what is good and evil?"
    Patrick, Jan. 26, 2010

  27. "Islam: Sunni, Shiite, which countries are predominantly which, when the differences arose."
    Greg, Dec. 23, 2009

  28. "Is the Shroud of Turin relic genuine?"
    David, Oct. 8, 2009

  29. "Various Religions, such as Islam [and others], require that members say a prayer three times a day, in the morning, afternoon, and evening. Should there be a moment of silence during school in order to give members of these religions a chance to pray during school with out breaking the rules?"
    Michael, Dec. 4, 2008

  30. "Has religion been a force for peace?"
    Steve, July 7, 2008

  31. "Does God exist?"
    Anonymous, Apr. 14, 2008

  32. "Is Pope Benedict XVI a representative of God here on earth?"
    Stephanie, Nov. 9, 2007

  33. "Why not do a creation vs. evolution website? It's a classic debate."
    David, Oct. 12, 2007

  34. "If marriage is a sacred institution authored by God, should atheists be allowed to marry?"
    Joe, Oct. 8, 2007

  35. "Are religious more moral then non-believers?"
    Steve, May 29, 2007

  36. "Is it ethical to tolerate extremist, repressive, and violent religions in today's volatile world?"
    Trisha, Apr. 24, 2007

  37. "Should Bibles be allowed in school along with other religious books?"
    Trevor, Apr. 4, 2007

  38. "Is Islam a peaceful religion or a religious cover for violence and death?"
    Rich, Dec. 15, 2006

  39. "Is suicide a forgivable sin?"
    Brett, Nov. 15, 2006

  40. "Should religious groups receive special permission to use illegal drugs such as marijuana and peyote in their religious rituals?"
    Patty, Oct. 31, 2005

  41. "Should we honor the Muslim stamp?"
    Kelly, Sep. 27, 2005

  42. "Is America a Christian nation?"
    Jeff, Nov. 24, 2004

  43. "Should the ten commandments be displayed in a public building?"
    Pat, Aug. 12, 2004
  1. "Should some machines (some robots with 'thought' and 'emotion'; inanimate voices (advanced Siri like in the movie HER, and android (like those fictionally offered in DO ANDROIDS DREAM...) be considered human (or partially human or human-like) and, if yes, what do we owe them ethically in terms of how we treat them and integrate them into our society?"
    Barb, Sep. 12, 2015

  2. "The topic of distracted attention spans and the Internet or distracted attention and any number of electronic devices."
    Cynthia, Sep. 4, 2015

  3. "Internet free speech vs. disabilities?"
    Juli, July 3, 2015

  4. "The dangers of silica sand mining for the hydraulic fracturing industry?"
    Nicholas, Apr. 29, 2015

  5. "Should dolphins be trained as soldiers to the Navy?"
    Lauren, Apr. 20, 2015

  6. "Should kids under the age of 13 have a phone?"
    Kylea, Apr. 10, 2015

  7. "De-Extinction - should we use biotechnology to resurrect extinct species?"
    Amanda, Apr. 8, 2015

  8. "Pros and cons on cutting down trees for trees and pros and cons on cutting down trees for humans."
    Brenna, Feb. 20, 2015

  9. "Please make the pros and cons for internet filtering."
    Youssef, Feb. 9, 2015

  10. Do thunderstorms affect the ozone layer in a good way, or a bad way?
    Kyle, Dec. 21, 2014

  11. "Liquid fluoride thorium reactors (LFTRs)?"
    Richard, Nov. 19, 2014

  12. "Everybody wants to know about bigfoot. It is a very controversial topic."
    Anonymous, Nov. 18, 2014

  13. "Pro/con for digital spying on kids and teens?"
    Lars, Nov. 5, 2014

  14. "Cellular uses and the impact that it can cause to our children behaviors (pro & com)?"
    Franklin, Sep. 18, 2014

  15. "Honeybee production, how honeybees live their short, artificial lives, and the recent reduction in honeybees."
    Kate, Sep. 16, 2014

  16. "Is the Big Bang theory good science?"
    Anthony, June 20, 2014

  17. "I suggest having the topic of hard G or soft G in pronouncing GIF."
    Kevin, June 4, 2014

  18. "I would like to see the pros and cons of the United States officially switching over to the metric system of weights and measures."
    Katie, May 13, 2014

  19. "I'd like to see Pros and Cons of using Red Light Cameras. Stats on whether they reduce accidents and deaths, and gross and net profits to agencies using them."
    Debra, May 2, 2014

  20. "Pros and cons of owning an electric car."
    Brianna, Apr. 29, 2014

  21. "Is the constant progression of technology benefiting our society or is it actually harming us?"
    Haylley, Apr. 19, 2014

  22. "Should everyone have an iPad?"
    Keilani, Apr. 8, 2014

  23. "[P]atenting of specific genetically modified strands and how it's practically impossible to prevent crossover between a GMO farm and a neighboring non-GMO farm... labeling in America, the effect of super weeds (and other factors of GMOs) to the environment, the effect on human health, and whether or not we should forget all of that because these genetically modified organisms can help save starving people due to their higher, less expensive yield."
    Jessica, Mar. 4, 2014

  24. "Please consider overpopulation of the Earth (will it kill the human race or will something else do it first)."
    Cynthia, Feb. 14, 2014

  25. "As artificial intelligence, robotics, and automation continues to get more advanced and common in modern society, I believe that there is a very high risk of mass unemployment in the near future. However, do the benefits cheap, efficient, and precise work that robots can provide outweigh the unemployment issue?"
    Troy, Jan. 22, 2014

  26. "You should make a controversy on the development in military and space technology."
    John, Jan. 9, 2014

  27. "You should have a topic on if mermaids are real or not based on the Animal Planet documentary."
    Lindsay, Nov. 7, 2013

  28. "Have we become too dependent on technology?"
    Jaiden, Nov. 6, 2013

  29. "I would like to suggest human cloning for a topic under science and technology."
    Nathan, Oct. 29, 2013

  30. "I would like to see the pros and cons of men dominating women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)."
    Tianna, Sep. 20, 2013

  31. "Should it be legal to power diesel engines with vegetable oil?"
    Chris, Aug. 17, 2013

  32. "I think it would be interesting if you would list the pros and cons about this job, forensic anthropologist."
    Thalia, July 10, 2013

  33. "In view of our technical developments are battleships and super-high flying planes, at their huge costs, justified?"
    Morris, June 24, 2013

  34. "I would like to see some articles on transhumanism. It seems like a very goodopic for this site."
    Xavier, Apr. 1, 2013

  35. "What are the pro/cons of artificial dog breeding?"
    Charlie, Mar. 16, 2013

  36. "Is scientism as a worldview effecting science as a source of knowledge?"
    Michael, Mar. 13, 2013

  37. "Eugenics. What might be the consequences of discouraging its practices? Are we promoting dysgenics by doing so?
    Scott, Feb. 28, 2013

  38. "Is a lack of competition and government regulation causing the U.S. to lag behind in high-speed, low-cost Internet access?"
    Ross, Feb. 9, 2013

  39. "I would like to see a topic on open-source software. Should there be restrictions on free, open-source competition for corporations? What is the validity of private sector programming companies in a growing age of GNU GPL?"
    Christopher, Oct. 14, 2012

  40. "Does technology affect obesity?"
    Marissa, Oct. 8, 2012

  41. "Is it worth for the U.S to spend billions of dollars every year on space exploration instead of using the money to fund projects that could help millions of people here on Earth?"
    Sreng, Aug. 8, 2012

  42. "The increasing dependency on computers."
    Enrique, July 2, 2012

  43. "Hi, your website is great and all but I think it's missing a big topic: genetic engineering - both in ethics and in food."
    Nelson, June 25, 2012

  44. "Environment (deforrestation, global warming, acid rain, etc.)"
    Bill, May 5, 2012

  45. "Invasive Species (increased import regulation or outright ban of exotic pets)"
    Bill, May 5, 2012

  46. "I'd like to see a discussion on paranormal phenomena and whether there is a scientific explanation for EVERYTHING or if there are truly things that cqannot be explained."
    Samantha, Apr. 11, 2012

  47. "Should NASA be privatized?"
    Eileen, Feb. 20, 2012

  48. "I'd like to see pro/con information for SOPA, the Software Online Piracy Act."
    Pat, Jan. 30, 2012

  49. "I thought that the decline of bees in the world would be equally controversial compared to recent climate changes, or changing the minimum drinking age."
    Harrison, Dec. 14, 2011

  50. "I think you should include digital privacy -- online behavioral tracking, cell phone and tablet computers letting app developers sell your phone number and other data to third parties, etc."
    Angela, Oct. 29, 2011

  51. "I would like to propose a topic discussing the pros and cons of brain enhancing pharmaceuticals. I feel it is a topic that will soon be a hot button issue as technology progresses and we get closer to these types of medications."
    Anthony, Oct. 5, 2011

  52. "Does the internet have the power to annihilate the truth?"
    Diana, July 25, 2011

  53. "Your site does not contain any concerning the spread of highly destructive plant species which are bought sold and distributed through out the USA, or world... I believe it deserves a serious look at giving the amount of wild fires it has created or sustained lately. Why have we not identified it as a possible fuel for harvesting and burning? Why does the media not ask the question was it a factor in these fires?"
    Anonymous, July 7, 2011

  54. "Did the oil companies really kill off the popular electric cars built, leased and sold in the 1990s?"
    Andrew, June 6, 2011

  55. "Do the benefits of animal testing outweigh the moral arguments against it?"
    Mark, May 25, 2011

  56. "I would like to see a discussion on Americans' perception of race and the science behind why race is merely perception."
    Michele, May 20, 2011

  57. "Can machines equal humans in emotions or judgment?"
    Dennis, Mar. 31, 2011

  58. "I was curious as to whether you could investigate and express the pro's and con's of the natural gas method of extraction called "fracking" or hydraulic fracturing. Natural gas is being touted as our emancipation from foreign oil, but at what cost?"
    Edwin, Mar. 31, 2011

  59. "Have you done a pro/con on whether children have a right to know the identities of their biological parents? If not, it’s a hot topic in many countries at present."
    Margaret, Mar. 25, 2011

  60. "There is raging controversy on the nature of the Sun's biology and the ramifications of the Electric Sun and Electric Universe theory."
    Richard, Mar. 19, 2011

  61. "I would like to know the pros and cons to geotagging. Geotagging is the ability to put coordinates of location to pictures and post them online."
    Shannon, Feb. 17, 2011

  62. "I would like to see some debate on NASA's budget on space exploration. Wouldn't the money be better used for community programs here on earth?"
    Winston, Feb. 16, 2011

  63. "Should aborted fetuses be used for stem cell research?"
    Christian, Feb. 7, 2011

  64. "I would love to see some historical topics included like 'What were the Pros and Cons of the Industrial Revolution.'"
    Donald, Jan. 30, 2011

  65. "Should slickwater hydrofracking and horizontal drilling be allowed for natural gas extraction?"
    Larry, Jan. 27, 2011

  66. "Net Neutrality: Should commercial Internet Service Providers have the right to deny service, or to offer enhanced service to specific content providers, either arbitrarily or based on fee schedule?"
    Jeff, Dec. 28, 2010

  67. "Light Bulbs: incandescent vs. compact florescent... Compact fluorescents cost more per bulb but supposedly use less energy and also supposedly last longer, thus, filling up our landfills slower. Incandescents, the old standard, use more energy, produce more heat in operation, don't (in theory) last as long as CFs, but don't contain harmful mercury like compact fluorescents supposedly do. How much mercury is in these bulbs? Do CFs really last that much longer than traditional light bulbs? Which bulb really is the greenest choice?"
    Chris, Dec. 15, 2010

  68. "I would very much like to obtain the pros and cons of UV curing of sprayable clear coat as it pertains to the refinishing/refacing of cabinetry and countertops"
    Terry, Dec. 11, 2010

  69. "I think you should add a pro/con topic on whether motorcycle exhaust systems should be limited by law to a certain loudness. Peripherally related are questions of whether loud pipes harm the natural environment where off-road motorcycles are used and whether loud pipes constitute a safety measure for those possessing them."
    Fred, Dec. 10, 2010

  70. "Are the new TSA airport full-body scanners good for America? Opponents say they might be dangerous, they erode civil liberties, and it is unnecessary to see passengers naked to establish safety. Proponents say the technology is safe and necessary to prevent terrorist attacks on airplanes."
    Tracey, Nov. 15, 2010

  71. "Can you give me the pros and cons of sending humans into space?"
    Spencer, Nov. 15, 2010

  72. "Geotargeting. While a productive tool in certain areas and when used right, it is not always the case. Today GT draws virtual borders between the countries that once were virtually united by the Internet. It gets more and more obtrusive and hard to avoid. Online companies implement GT where it is needed and where it is not, just because they can, without much thinking."
    Sergey, Nov. 13, 2010

  73. "Will changing the net neutrality principle undermine internet users' free and open internet access?"
    Marcus, Oct. 27, 2010

  74. "Animal Rights -- Should the pain and suffering of animals matter to us as it pertains to animal testing, factory farming, speciesism?"
    Robert, Oct. 25, 2010

  75. "What is net neutrality? What are the costs and benefits to society of having or not having net neutrality?"
    Mohammad, Aug. 18, 2010

  76. "I came looking for a balanced debate on whether or not low-dose radiation exposure is harmful, as the Linear No-Threshold theory holds, or beneficial, as many others claim."
    Eric, Aug. 4, 2010

  77. "Pros and cons of the new 'augmented reality' technology."
    Jane Goodman, July 30, 2010

  78. "Should animals be used for research?"
    Kim, July 16, 2010

  79. "Perhaps you should consider adding 'Bioethics,' which is a study that applies moral ethics to medical intervention, treatments, and their techniques, etc.? This topic would work very well with your 'ProCon' site, because it is extremely controversial."
    Ginny, June 22, 2010

  80. "Not sure how you choose your topics, but I did not see one about Evolution - fact or theory."
    Kollyn, June 18, 2010

  81. "Should robots (eventually) have civil rights? (see work of Futurists, as well as Kurzweil's book, The Age of Spiritual Machines)."
    Jennifer, June 17, 2010

  82. "Is there an intelligent force of any kind which can impact our lives other than nature and luck?... Does such a force exist after death?"
    Leigh, May 21, 2010

  83. "Publish more things on nuclear power... Much more recent developments in the nuclear power issue have been made, and deserve to be published on your website."
    Anonymous, May 7, 2010

  84. "Off shore drilling."
    Sherry, May 3, 2010

  85. "I would really like to hear something on rewilding the North American landscape as well as what's going on with the buffalo in Montana at the capture facilities, and then killing them off by the hundreds a year."
    Reign, Apr. 23, 2010

  86. "I am a high school debater and we are debating environmental policy but I was wondering if you have an article on raising or lowering speed limits?"
    Scott, Apr. 14, 2010

  87. "How many times is it ok to breed an animal?"
    Alexis, Apr. 6, 2010

  88. "Please provide pros and cons regarding the psychological technique of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Thank you."
    L., Mar. 28, 2010

  89. "Global Warming - science or fiction?"
    Gary, Mar. 18, 2010

  90. "I need some information/notes concerning xenotransplantation for my colleagues' daughter for her studies."
    Nasreen, Mar. 10, 2010

  91. "How about a topic about why it is considered for a Mac to be superior to a PC and vice versa."
    Stephen, Mar. 5, 2010

  92. "Why is the published, peer-reviewed discovery of nano-thermite by BYU, the U of Copenhagen and others within dust from the 9-11 catastrophe not listed on this site?"
    S., Feb. 20, 2010

  93. "Is euthanasia of healthy and adoptable pets in animal shelters with a lack of space the answer to overcrowding of pet shelters? Would a national-based network of rescue groups, organizations, volunteers, pet stores, that connect nationwide on a constant basis, be a good alternative to euthanasia of animals?"
    Gloria, Feb. 17, 2010

  94. "I would like to add the following topic...the federal government should significantly reform it's environmental policy. Also, the goods and bad of Biochar."
    Anonymous, Feb. 13, 2010

  95. "Should man continue to go to the moon or try to go to Mars?"
    Meghan, Feb. 12, 2010

  96. "Is there anything that exists that's beyond our capacities to perceive and/or comprehend?... Is it possible to derive a code of ethics solely from what we can apprehend via our 5 senses?"
    Neil, Feb. 7, 2010

  97. "How much does intelligence matter? Is it measured accurately by IQ tests, are there multiple intelligences, is intelligence mainly hereditary or can you 'acquire' it through effort?"
    Christopher, Feb. 3, 2010

  98. "I'm in high school and writing a research paper on airport security. My thesis is there are ways to improve airport security. I have two of three ways, profiling and better technology, but am looking for a third."
    Jonathon, Feb. 1, 2010

  99. "Are UFOs and associated phenomena real or imagined?"
    Nizzle, Jan. 4, 2010

  100. "Should texting while driving be banned?"
    Richard, Dec. 16, 2009

  101. "Do humans cause a substantial part of global warming?"
    Steve, Dec. 10, 2009

  102. "Is it safe to percolate coffee on top of the stove in those old aluminum coffee pots?"
    Kathy, Dec. 8, 2009

  103. "Is Space-Based Solar Power a worthy endeavor to reduce fossil fuel dependence and/or to hasten the development of space?"
    Paul, Dec. 6, 2009

  104. "Are rechargeable batteries smart to use?"
    Steve, Nov. 4, 2009

  105. "I am completing a social justice project and the topic I chose is increasing awareness on organ and tissue donation. I am doing a seminar class with... a debate about whether or not it is good for people to be organ donors."
    Rochelle, Nov. 3, 2009

  106. "How about a forum of... environmental cost/benefit analysis?"
    Ray, Oct. 15, 2009

  107. "I am trying to find out the pros and cons on a Temtrol airhandler that's going to be used with a Trane chiller. Are they compatible with each other?"
    Ronnie, Oct. 7, 2009

  108. "Is population control (birth control methods, and probably abortion and euthanasia) a desirable solution for the Green / ecological movement?"
    Josée, Sep. 2, 2009

  109. "If there's a possibility to achieve propulsion in vehicles without the use of any fuel, would be willing to explore such a theory?"
    Guy, May 21, 2009

  110. "Can you make a page about oil drilling in ANWR (the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge)?"
    Dexter, Feb. 17, 2009

  111. "Should the genetic engineering of humans, plants, and animals be pursued?"
    Jeff, Dec. 30, 2008

  112. "I would like the pros and cons of baby sign language."
    Sonja, Aug. 22, 2008

  113. "Have/are the US oil companies been exploiting all the tracts they have rights to in the US?"
    Steve, July 15, 2008

  114. "Darwinism v. intelligent design?"
    Steve, May 27, 2008

  115. "Should citizens be held responsible by the government for their individual carbon use? Should fossil fuels be rationed?"
    Pudge, May 10, 2008

  116. "Should mountaintop removal (a method of coal-mining) be banned?"
    Maggie, Mar. 24, 2008

  117. "Should p2p file sharing be controlled?"
    Matt, Feb. 25, 2008

  118. "Should plasma technology be used to treat municipal waste?"
    Steve, Feb. 22, 2008

  119. "Can desalinization be a smart alternative to water shortages?"
    Steve, Feb. 20, 2008

  120. "Should vivisection still be taking place in the 21st century?"
    Valerie, May 25, 2007

  121. "Are robotic libraries better?"
    Steve, Apr. 24, 2007

  122. "Which alternative auto fuels (such as ethanol, etc.), if any, should be used?"
    Steve, Apr. 16, 2007

  123. "What are the pros and cons of using wind power?"
    Brett, Nov. 27, 2006

  124. "What are the pros and cons of the erosion control methods to protect barrier islands?"
    Paige, Nov. 20, 2006

  125. "Should we vaporize our trash at high temperatures to try to avoid pollution?"
    Steve, Sep. 26, 2006

  126. "Would the U.S. switching to alternative energy sources end Global Warming?"
    Priscilla, Sep. 12, 2006

  127. "Should DDT be allowed back into the environment?"
    Rafi, May 23, 2006

  128. "Should there be such a thing as military use of dolphins?"
    Henry, Apr. 28, 2006

  129. "Should the U.S. military be permitted to advance weapons that will make them deadlier in the near future?"
    Brie, Apr. 11, 2006

  130. "Why can't the U.S. grow all its own energy, such as growing enough corn to make ethanol?"
    Chris, Feb. 26, 2006

  131. "Is human cloning right to do?"
    Kellen, Feb. 25, 2006

  132. "Should the Space Shuttle still be flying?"
    Jim, Jan. 29, 2006

  133. "Should the use of cell phones in schools be allowed?"
    Hannah, Jan. 25, 2006

  134. "Is the 'peak oil' theory valid?"
    Matthew, Jan. 23, 2006

  135. "Is technology training us to demand instant gratification and making the world too fast?"
    Stephen, Dec. 21, 2005

  136. "Should use of cell phones should be prohibited while operating a motor vehicle?"
    Angela, Nov. 11, 2005

  137. "Is there an oil shortage?"
    Steve, Oct. 5, 2005

  138. "Is it natural to have surrogate mothers?"
    Whitney, Sep. 23, 2005

  139. "If all the wonderfully brilliant scientific minds [and] at least one government on this earth became committed to the premise that we need to clean it up [nuclear waste], stop global warming, save our natural resources, and save our ozone; will they not have the capability to quickly [find] a 100% safe means of neutralizing and/or disposing of nuclear waste?"
    Pernin, Mar. 4, 2005

  140. "Energy independence - What do we need, where do we get it and at what cost?"
    Scott, Jan. 24, 2005

  141. "Embryonic Stem Cell Research?"
    Lauren, Jan. 22, 2005

  142. "Is there an environmental threat to human society?"
    Griffin, Oct. 23, 2004

  143. "Is industrial development sustainable within the context of the environmental constraints?"
    Griffin, Oct. 23, 2004

  144. "Should the U.S. ratify the Kyoto Protocol?"
    Griffin, Oct. 23, 2004

  145. "Would the McCain-Liebermann bill be effective in reducing carbon emissions?"
    Griffin, Oct. 23, 2004
I. SEX & GENDER (69)
  1. "Domestic violence?"
    Heather, Oct. 7, 2015

  2. "Whether or not women in the military should have the same physical standards as men?"
    Silas, Oct. 17, 2015

  3. "I would like a pro/con on rape culture (i.e. victim blaming such as a girl being blamed for being raped because she was wearing a miniskirt or a boy being blamed because boys are supposed to 'want' to have sex)."
    Katie, Oct. 6, 2015

  4. "I'd love to see a Pro/Con analysis of taxpayer funded gender reassignment surgery."
    Julianne, Aug. 26, 2015

  5. "Women in the military"
    Eugene, Mar. 10, 2015

  6. "Should teenage pregnancy be considered a good thing?"
    Anonymous, Mar. 1, 2015

  7. "What are pros and cons of being a feminist, and being involved with feminism?"
    Mary, Feb. 19, 2015

  8. "How does religion affect sexuality in the world and how do politics effect sexuality in the world."
    Mateo, Feb. 10, 2015

  9. "What are the pros and cons of having an affair?"
    Bridget, Nov. 8, 2014

  10. "Are sexual paraphilias normal?"
    Kyle, Oct. 13, 2014

  11. "Should people pleasure themselves, sexually (masturbation)?"
    Kyle, Oct. 13, 2014

  12. "Do mothers who work outside of the home have a negative impact on their children?"
    Karen, Sep. 12, 2014

  13. "Should employers have to pay for contraceptives?"
    Joseph, July 10, 2014

  14. "I think a premarital cohabitation topic would be an interesting one."
    Ashley, Mar. 13, 2014

  15. "I would like to see an article on transgender rights. Should transgenderism be classified as a disease (it is in the DSM as Gender Identity Disorder), the bathroom issue, hiring discrimination, etc."
    Adam, Jan. 3, 2014

  16. "Should mom have to stay at home for her young children and to do house chores?"
    Jiin, Oct. 20, 2013

  17. "Should women be allowed in the infantry?"
    Kristina, Oct. 2, 2013

  18. "I would like to see the issue of women in combat roles in our military."
    Napolean, Sep. 29, 2013

  19. "Look at the issue of arranged marriages."
    Susan, Aug. 29, 2013

  20. "Stay-at-home dads parent differently from stay-at-home moms. Are either parent's methods better or worse for the children?"
    Kathi, Apr. 23, 2013

  21. "I would really like to see an article about the controversial topic of women on the front lines."
    Tiffany, Mar. 22, 2013

  22. "I'd like to see a section about nations banning online porn."
    Ana, Mar. 1, 2013

  23. "How about 'women in combat' as a new issue?"
    Dan, Feb. 6, 2013

  24. "Is sexual monogomy necessary for a good marriage?"
    Steve, Nov. 21, 2012

  25. "Women's vs. Men's Wages. Women still get paid 77 cents on the dollar as compared to men. There are many factors that go into that number, and gap differs for a lot of people, but this is still an issue."
    Hannah, Nov. 13, 2012

  26. "Should the US Govt. present the known facts about the consequences of the world NOT reaching zero population growth to the world and to the American public, and let the people decide the future for their children?"
    Gary, June 13, 2012

  27. "Are there any character/behaviour differences between males and females? What roles do nature, nurture and epigenetics play in creating these differences?"
    Saulius, May 12, 2012

  28. "I'd really like to see an article on whether or not the role of women in the American society, economy, and government (especially), should be increased."
    Cameron, Feb. 9, 2012

  29. "I teach AP US Politics and Government, and would love to see more issues, such as... gay adoption rights."
    Norene, Oct. 5, 2011

  30. "I would like to see a topic which covers the issue of sex offenders, and the facts regarding registered sex offenders and recidivism, vigilantism, etc."
    Kevin, Aug. 9, 2011

  31. "Should same-sex couples be permitted to raise children?"
    David, July 28, 2011

  32. "I would like to see a Pros vs Cons on routine infant circumcision here. It is widely debated and just on alone you see many many heated debates about this issue."
    Cindy, June 9, 2011

  33. "Circumcision: female and male, pros and cons."
    Anonymous, June 3, 2011

  34. "I would like to see comparative articles on 'pornography addiction.' I have read articles that indicate it is very addictive and others that indicate it is a normal interest."
    Robert, Apr. 21, 2011

  35. "Should sex education be taught in kindergarten?"
    Bob, Feb. 15, 2011

  36. "Are women superior to men?"
    Jon, Oct. 24, 2010

  37. "Resolved, that women should be drafted into the military."
    Alex, Oct. 27, 2010

  38. "I would like to see the pros/cons of sex education being taught in schools (specifically elementary schools, as early as 5th grade)."
    Danielle, Oct. 21, 2010

  39. "Do men and women love differently?"
    Terryal, Sep. 29, 2010

  40. "Are men and woman fundamentally different?"
    Steve, Sep. 17, 2010

  41. "Do sex education classes increase youth pregnancy?"
    Steve, Apr. 27, 2010

  42. "Are boys generally better at math than girls?"
    Steve, Apr. 1, 2010

  43. "Is sex addiction a disease? (In response to the Tiger Woods controversy)."
    Monica, Mar. 5, 2010

  44. "Are women generally angrier than men?"
    Steve, Dec. 18, 2009

  45. "Is monogamy the natural state for man?"
    Steve, Nov. 19, 2009

  46. "Is there a pedophilia gene?"
    Bob, Nov. 21, 2008

  47. "Should the definition of a traditional marriage be redefined to include homosexuals?"
    Patrick, Oct. 26, 2008

  48. "Would a constitutional amendment banning homosexual marriage make my heterosexual marriage a symbol of intolerance?"
    Fred, Sep. 20, 2008

  49. "Is it normal for married people to have affairs?"
    Steve, Apr. 8, 2008

  50. "Should the Boy Scouts continue to keep gays and non believers out of their organization?"
    Steve, Feb. 19, 2008

  51. "Why is female circumcision considered barbaric while male circumcision is routinely performed?"
    Tamara, Jan. 7, 2008

  52. "Should gays be allowed to serve in the U.S. military?"
    Stacy, Nov. 20, 2007

  53. "Should Abstinence only education be funded? and/or Abstinence only vs Comprehensive Sex Ed in Schools?"
    Melissa, Sep. 9, 2007

  54. "What are the pros and cons of interracial relationships?"
    Cari, July 13, 2007

  55. "Does society have the right to ban consensual sex between adult siblings or cousins?"
    Joe, Mar. 12, 2007

  56. "Should Sexual Education be taught in High Schools?"
    Jonathan, Mar. 11, 2007

  57. "Should schools segregate classes by gender? Do boys perform better in the classroom with boys and girls better without boys?"
    Latina, Nov. 29, 2006

  58. "Does legal prostitution reduce crime?"
    Steve, Oct. 3, 2006

  59. "Should public high schools be allowed to pass out contraceptives to students without the consent of parents?"
    Jennifer, July 6, 2006

  60. "Is sex good for old people?"
    Steve, June 12, 2006

  61. "Should America be a patriarchal society?"
    Judith, May 1, 2006

  62. "Should the father have a say in regards to his future son/daughter?"
    Crystal, Mar. 13, 2006

  63. "Is conventional heterosexual sex truly demonstrated to be the main cause of HIV spread in Africa?"
    John, Nov. 5, 2005

  64. "Should parents be the sole provider of sex education for their children?"
    Jeff, Nov. 3, 2005

  65. "Are we doing enough to stop the sexual abuse of children and minors?"
    Judith, Sep. 30, 2005

  66. "Should female genital mutilation be outlawed, even though it is seen as a female's right of passage?"
    Adrienne, Sep. 23, 2005

  67. "Should sex 'offenders' be forced to register for life for something they MIGHT (or might not) do? Should this be considered a medical matter, rather than a criminal matter? Should such offenses -- however horrible -- be taken as a medical symptom, not a criminal offense?"
    Kevin, Oct. 22, 2004

  68. "Is exposure to sexual ideas harmful to children?"
    Steve, Aug. 1, 2004
J. SPORTS (47)
  1. "I would like to see if people consider eSports a sport."
    John, Sep. 15, 2015

  2. "Should student athletes (collegiate) be formally paid?"
    Ryan, Apr. 7, 2015

  3. "Dance - is it a sport?"
    Shaniqua, Jan. 21, 2015

  4. 2022 FIFA World Cup: "Should the 2022 FIFA World Cup be held in the summer or winter?" and "What is it with the accusations of bribery for the 2022 World Cup?"
    Jose, Aug. 14, 2014

  5. "Should sports teams with names that are offensive to some Native Americans (i.e. Indians, Braves, and especially Redskins) be changed?"
    Larry, July 23, 2014

  6. "There should be a topic about when athletes should be able to enter the NBA."
    Ben, Apr. 4, 2014

  7. "The issue of concussions, and the risks of contact sports in general."
    James, Mar. 31, 2014

  8. "Should school sports require students to have good grades?"
    Holly, Mar. 25, 2014

  9. "I'd like to see a topic on how athletes are overpaid."
    Justin, Feb. 14, 2014

  10. "Should the military on the front line get paid more than NFL football players/professional athletes?"
    Ashley, Feb. 11, 2014

  11. "Love your site. Should your format be expanded, would it be possible to have one of your topics be 'Sports team names that are offensive'? Thank you."
    Lee, Feb. 1, 2014

  12. "Should college athletes be paid?"
    Amy, Jan. 8, 2014

  13. "Should pro wrestling be considered a sport?"
    Nasseem, Nov. 13, 2013

  14. "I would like to see the pros and cons of excluding softball from the Olympics."
    Dante, Oct. 11, 2013

  15. "I would like to see people's opinions on keeping score in youth sports. Should we make all kids think they are winners by removing score from youth sports?"
    Kelly, Sep. 26, 2013

  16. "'Cheating in NASCAR' would be a good topic. After all, with the recent acts of several race teams lately, this would be considered a hot topic today."
    Jacob, Sep. 16, 2013

  17. "One of the new topics should be 'are professional athletes overpaid?'"
    Ryan, May 19, 2013

  18. "The issue presented: Whether college athletes should stay in school for their full course, or opt out early to go pro?"
    Cody, Mar. 26, 2013

  19. "I would like to see a topic concerning whether high school, college and professional sports teams should be banned from using native American mascots as their nicknames."
    Gary, Mar. 15, 2013

  20. "Is cheerleading a sport?
    Sarah, Feb. 28, 2013

  21. "The Native American mascots issue would be great."
    Jay, Dec. 8, 2012

  22. "Marching Band - Is it a sport?"
    Christina, Nov. 11, 2012

  23. "Should crossbows be allowed for hunting?"
    Paul, Oct. 16, 2012

  24. "Barefoot running or elevated heel running? Is there a benefit to running barefoot? Is minimalist footwear helpful or even necessary?"
    Laura, Oct. 16, 2012

  25. "Should girls be able to play on the high school football team?"
    Emma, Oct. 15, 2012

  26. "Poker: Luck or Skill?"
    Anonymous, July 20, 2012

  27. "Should sport hunting be banned?"
    Derek, May 10, 2012

  28. "Can you do a Pro/con on boxing as after school sport?"
    Fredrick, Mar. 26, 2012

  29. "I would enjoy if you guys could possibly add a pro and con for should college athletes be paid to play? I believe it is a very hot issue especially with the Cam Newton and Reggie Bush scandals."
    Ian, Feb. 23, 2012

  30. "My paper topic is about the impact of modern technologies on athletic performance. I looked and didn't see anything that relates my topic can you make it a new topic."
    Anonymous, Dec. 8, 2010

  31. "College athletic programs and professional sports... money/resources and social/cultural significance. Pros and Cons?"
    Anonymous, Dec. 8, 2010

  32. "Synthetic turf vs. Natural grass."
    Dustin, June 30, 2010

  33. "Should the NHL ban fighting?"
    Jeremy, Feb. 2, 2010

  34. "Would you be able to add a subject concerning teenage athletes entering professional sports after high school graduation? Essentially skipping college to become a pro?"
    Marie, Nov. 6, 2009

  35. "Do instant replay and video challenge systems make sports better for fans and athletes?"
    Tracey, Sep. 21, 2009

  36. "Should there be a salary cap in baseball?"
    Tracey, Aug. 12, 2009

  37. "Is hosting the Olympics a net benefit for a city?"
    Tracey, Aug. 12, 2009

  38. "I am teaching a sports marketing class and would appreciate a pro/con discussion on the use of public financing for private sport stadiums."
    Jerry, Apr. 28, 2009

  39. "Is it fair for baseball to still have an antitrust exemption?"
    Steve, Apr. 15, 2009

  40. "Should college athletes be paid and/or allowed to seek endorsements?"
    Daniel, Nov. 12, 2008

  41. "Beijing Olympics: How should the situation be handled?"
    K, May 1, 2008

  42. "Should boxing be abolished?"
    Zdithyad, Jan. 9, 2008

  43. "College Football: playoffs or current bowl system?"
    Dave, Dec. 21, 2006

  44. "Do harsher restrictions need to be placed on sports athletes to eliminate drug usage?"
    Ian, Oct. 19, 2006

  45. "Should high school athletes be allowed to be recruited by professional franchises before their college eligibility expires?"
    Jordan, Mar. 13, 2006

  46. "Should the use of steroids in sports be allowed?"
    John Small, WLPO radio, Feb. 26, 2006

  47. "Should athletes in high school be able to play more than one sport per season?"
    Kurt, Jan. 4, 2006
  1. "Obama's Iran Treaty, is it good or bad for Israel & America?"
    Slim, Sep. 13, 2015

  2. "The ethics of sweatshops: Where do your clothes come from?"
    Roberta, July 23, 2015

  3. "Just a request... reliable and unbiased info on the Trans Pacific Trade agreement is almost non-existent. Could you please provide some more coverage for this topic?"
    Jason, July 1, 2015

  4. "Are zoos conservation entities/organizations or dated cultural attractions?"
    Jordan, June 26, 2015

  5. "Pros and cons of nuclear negotiations with Iran."
    Phillip, Apr. 1, 2015

  6. "Should the US be a global power / global police?"
    Mike, Feb. 18, 2015

  7. "[T]he perceived need for the US Navy SEALS to use snipers?"
    John, Jan. 20, 2015

  8. "I'd like to see you research whether North Korea was behind the hacking at Sony Pictures. I've heard different reports."
    Paul, Dec. 22, 2014

  9. "What can be done about terrorism?"
    John, Dec. 16, 2014

  10. "Should people in Europe who publically deny the existence of the Holocaust or are Neo-Nazis be fined? Does this violate Freedom of Expression/Speech?"
    Kyle, Nov. 25, 2014

  11. "Should multiple worldviews, such as cultural and religious views and social mores, be taught to children in schools, as opposed to just the common American worldview and social mores?"
    Kyle, Nov. 10, 2014

  12. "Pros and cons for terrorism as a force for change?"
    Mark, Oct. 26, 2014

  13. "Pros and Cons in US involvement in international conflicts that do not threaten the homeland directly."
    Linda, Oct. 19, 2014

  14. "Were the effects of worldwide European colonialism positive or negative?"
    Kyle, Oct. 14, 2014

  15. "What should the US do about ISIS?" or "Is ISIS a threat to the US?"
    Aditya, Sep. 18, 2014

  16. "Weapons of mass destruction and chemical warfare."
    Carolyn, Sep. 3, 2014

  17. "Should the European Union become stronger integrated?"
    Lukas, June 4, 2014

  18. "Should the United States prioritize domestic issues over global intervention?"
    Megan, Mar. 13, 2014

  19. "I would like to see a commentary about the Geneva Conventions, and any cons that could be found to following them."
    Vincent, Jan. 24, 2014

  20. "Here's a good idea, why do Bronies get such a bad rap?"
    David, Nov. 11, 2013

  21. "Please make a page about interference in underdeveloped cultures. I am making an anthropological study and this information is pertinent."
    Rosita, Oct. 17, 2013

  22. "I'd like to suggest a topic about Hong Kong: Is it beneficial to Hong Kong to gain autonomy?"
    Stephen, Oct. 13, 2013

  23. "I think that topics about globalization would be helpful - looking at both the global citizen issue and the business aspect with outsourcing and such."
    Shannon, Sep. 14, 2013

  24. "Should the US commit to air strikes against Syria?"
    Patricia, Sep. 5, 2013

  25. "Topic= Should America lead a missile attack against Syria? Why or why not?"
    Brian, Sep. 5, 2013

  26. "I am currently doing an assignment for school and would've liked to see some pros and cons about the Live Export Trade."
    Jeromie, Sep. 2, 2013

  27. "Should the US support/authorize a military strike into Syria after reports of Syria using chemical weapons against its citizens?"
    Franklin, Sep. 1, 2013

  28. "The TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) is cloaked in overwhelming secrecy; we need to have this NAFTA on steroids brought out into the sunlight - examine the pros and cons for all citizens of the 11 countries involved."
    Gordie, Aug. 31, 2013

  29. "Should Syria learn from the Bosnian war and its outcome?"
    Jessica, Aug. 24, 2013

  30. "Columbian Exchange--In the long run, was it a good thing or a bad thing for the "New World" and the "Old World"?
    Shane, Aug. 15, 2013

  31. "I am searching for the pros and cons of being a 'sovereign citizen'".
    Nancy, Aug. 15, 2013

  32. "Should the US withdraw from South Korea? Should the US arm South Korea with nuclear weapons?"
    Amy, July 2, 2013

  33. "Are the bannings made by The South Korean Ministry of Gender Equality & Family reasonable/fair?"
    Summer, Apr. 10, 2013

  34. "The Pros & Cons of inflicting a worldwide population restriction law."
    Seta, Mar. 7, 2013

  35. "I would like pro/con on how globalization is either good or bad for our economy."
    Courtney, Feb. 10, 2013

  36. "Is the UN international communication policy going to allow countries to regulate and monitor companies or allow them to suspend or take down sites or companies due to possible copyrights infractions?"
    Bryan, Feb. 1, 2013

  37. "How about something a bit about a debate about the existence of time?"
    Marty, Jan. 28, 2013

  38. "Who does globalization benefit?"
    Linda, Jan. 6, 2013

  39. "Debate on the abolition of nuclear weapons."
    Maggie, Dec. 17, 2012

  40. "Can you make a topic on the bombing of Hiroshima?"
    Charlie, Nov. 7, 2012

  41. "I want there to be an article about whaling."
    Amanda, Oct. 30, 2012

  42. "Should the U.S. continue to supply large amounts of foreign aid to other countries when our economy is suffering?"
    Bob, Oct. 27, 2012

  43. "Can you give the pros and cons on the UN Arms Trade Treaty? The UN says it will not affect our Constitutional right to bear arms, but the NRA is spouting concern that it will."
    Roxanne, July 11, 2012

  44. "I would like to see a debate on the idea that China could be a threat to the United States of America down the road."
    David, June 28, 2012

  45. "Please consider putting up an article or list of pros and cons relating to the conflict between India and Pakistan, regarding possible resolutions to the withholding of nuclear weaponry that they have ready to use on each other."
    Tommy, May 2, 2012

  46. "I was just doing some research regarding Joseph Kony 2012 movement superficially the invisible children video and their plead for military intervention to work Ugandan army to overthrow Joseph Kony. This is a very hot topic right now and I have mixed feelings about it, so I would like to see you guys post this as a topic."
    Kassandra, Mar. 15, 2012

  47. "Could you please include something on the issue of diversity?"
    Alex, Aug. 7, 2011

  48. "War on terror; terrorism."
    Atta, July 26, 2011

  49. "Is the world overpopulated?"
    Chuck, Apr. 5, 2011

  50. "Is the United Nations helpful in preventing war?"
    Chuck, Apr. 5, 2011

  51. "Should American support globalization of a human rights agenda?"
    Dennis, Mar. 31, 2011

  52. "Would democracy all around the world be good for America?"
    Steve, Mar. 19, 2011

  53. "Do you believe the drug problem in Mexico could be solved by destroying the cartels that are involved in the drug trafficking?"
    Joshua, Feb. 13, 2011

  54. "I would like to see a discussion of the United Nations land management scheme, Agenda 21."
    Eleanor, Feb. 5, 2011

  55. "It has been widely reported the CIA may be using Predator drones to target Al Qaida and other terrorists outside of Iraq and Afghanistan. Namely Yemen in 2002 and Pakistan over 200 times since 2004. Does this violate the Executive Order against assassinations? Should the US Military fly these missions? Is there adjudication for the suspects? Does it matter?"
    Rob, Jan. 25, 2011

  56. "Has America been a force for Democracy abroad?"
    Steve, Jan. 24, 2011

  57. "Should N. America be doing more for the Sudan?"
    Glynis, Jan. 21, 2011

  58. "Wikileaks is a threat to US National Security."
    Rob, Jan. 21, 2011

  59. "Should espionage be allowed on the grounds of distrust between nations and violation of national sovereignty?"
    Henry, Dec. 16, 2010

  60. "I'm doing a paper on why Canada is better than the United States of America. I live in America and got a few examples such as pollution, health care and homelessness rates. I cannot find any other solid information from legitimate websites, I just get sites of people blogging about why Canada is great and the U.S. sucks."
    Matthew, Dec. 14, 2010

  61. "I wanted to learn if you are working on anything related to the privatization of world water supplies and the prediction that water will be the next 'oil'. Corporate control of the world's dwindling fresh water supply makes it a commodity (not a right) and it is the next resource that people will fight over."
    Donna, Oct. 20, 2010

  62. "What are the pro's and con's on the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan?"
    Justin, Oct. 20, 2010

  63. "It would be great if you do a pro and con regarding the war in Afghanistan. If we should get out or increase forces."
    Kevin, Oct. 18, 2010

  64. "I suggest you add International Criminal Court (ICC) to the issues list. Over 100 countries, including every US ally except Israel, has ratified the Rome Statute for the International Criminal Court. The US has not. President Clinton signed the treaty. President Bush 'unsigned' it. The court is now operating, trying indicted war criminal suspects."
    Larry, Oct. 17, 2010

  65. "Pro & Con argument to 'Should EBONICS be a "true language"?'"
    Gina, Oct. 5, 2010

  66. "I want to know how America feels on whether AmeriCorps or PeaceCorps is more important. Should we focus on America or should we reach out to the world?"
    J., Oct. 4, 2010

  67. "I believe the EU is a fascist conglomerate that threatens the sovereignty and democracy of the United Kingdom. Pros and cons anyone?"
    Breccon, Aug. 16, 2010

  68. "A pro/con investigation on the international proliferation of small arms and light weapons would be an excellent read."
    Antonette, July 21, 2010

  69. "Do Spanish speaking individuals, in particular, not understand or is it that they just don't care, that it is impolite to speak a foreign language in the workplace, and in public?"
    Nicole, July 11, 2010

  70. "Should U.S. bail out Greece? Absolutely NOT. Where will we draw a line then to the other nations request to bail out?"
    Anonymous, May 7, 2010

  71. "Should the Parthenon Marbles be returned to Greece?"
    Kerri, Apr. 29, 2010

  72. "I believe that Kim Jong Il is a big problem that needs to be evaluated."
    Alexandria, Apr. 15, 2010

  73. "Could you do something about the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between the United States and Japan?"
    Roberta, Mar. 14, 2010

  74. "Should the United States send so much aid to other countries (such as Haiti) when we have so many people in need in the United States?"
    Kelli, Feb. 8, 2010

  75. "This is a topic suggestion for ProCon. The topic is international marriages fomented by internet, sometime referred to derogatorily as 'mail order brides'."
    Tristan, Jan. 20, 2010

  76. "Is planet earth being visited by non-human sentient intelligences with some of the world's governments being fully aware?"
    Nizzle, Jan. 4, 2010

  77. "Is there a universal moral code? Can there be a Wikipedia of moral codes?”
    Lee, Nov. 11, 2009

  78. "Will the world end by the year 2500?"
    Kamy, Sep. 24, 2009

  79. "I would like to find information on legal and ethical issues on United States oil drilling in South America."
    Michael, Aug. 26, 2009

  80. "Should the United States, Mexico, and Canada become one country?"
    Victoria, Jan. 18, 2009

  81. "Please look into issues affecting the youths of developing countries more so in Africa and specifically in Kenya."
    Patrick, Dec. 4, 2008

  82. "Did the Russians invade South Ossetia to protect the population there from ethnic cleansing by the Georgians? If so, should the United States sanction the Russians for intervening?"
    Edward, Sep. 9, 2008

  83. "What are the pros and cons of violent and non-violent resistance to government oppression?"
    Dominic, Apr. 8, 2008

  84. "U.S. mitigating international conflicts?"
    Samantha, Feb. 8, 2008

  85. "Has the US supported Democracy abroad?"
    Steve, Aug. 14, 2007

  86. "What exactly is the best way of ending or slowing world hunger without the damage far outweighing the benefit?"
    Luzviminda, Mar. 12, 2007

  87. "Should African nations be split along ethnic or religious lines to prevent further violence?"
    Nita, Oct. 31, 2006

  88. "Is whaling necessary for some nations?"
    Richy, Sep. 11, 2006

  89. "Should NATO be significantly reformed or abolished?"
    Anonymous, June 11, 2006

  90. "Should human population be controlled?"
    Michael, Jan. 24, 2006

  91. "Should the U.N. replace the U.S. in Iraq?"
    Pop, Dec. 3, 2005

  92. "Should Tibet be free?"
    Mei-Wah, Aug. 13, 2005

  93. "Should the people of Kashmir have the right to a plebiscite?"
    Mohammed, July 1, 2005

  94. "Is Iran a threat to the US? Should Iran be attacked by a 'Coalition of the Willing' (US, Israel, & Micronesia perhaps)?"
    Safieh, Feb. 11, 2005

  95. "Are pre-emptive military strikes an appropriate foreign policy for members of the United Nations?"
    Jeff, Jan. 31, 2005

  96. "Is the U.N. good for America?"
    Steve, July 23, 2004

  97. "For the non-USA target audience, relevant topics can include: WTO/globalization; ecological crises and economic development models creativity training in school, as preparation for the new globalized world."
    Kevin (China), July 20, 2004