ProCon.org has been cited in over 300 books, that we know of, by authors such as Glenn Beck, Mark Bittman, Newt Gingrich, Stefan Halper, Dick Morris, Condoleezza Rice, Michael Schmoker, Tavis Smiley, and Joseph Stiglitz. If you know of a book that references ProCon.org that is not on our list, please let us know!
Recommends ProCon.org: "The web-based resource www.procon.org... is also an excellent tool for research. This site provides plenty of text- and visual-based questions that students can use to research a given topic and develop a written argument. Not only are the students developing research skills; they are using their skills in argumentation writing to express what they know and understand."
Recommends ProCon.org: "Whether students are interested in video games and violence, standardized testing in school, or vegetarianism, they are likely to find an interesting debate on ProCon.org that models civil discourse and the correct use of evidence."
Scott A. Teitelbaum and Michael Nias – 2013 – 128 pages
Cites information from Medical Marijuana ProCon.org. It says "There are many websites that advocate more liberal medical marijuana laws and one, ProCon.org, looks at both sides of the argument and is a good nonprofit resource."
Cites information from 2012 Election ProCon.org. The author writes, "The candidates' views... have been collected at appear at procon.org, which describes itself as 'an independent, nonpartisan' public charity..."
The author references ProCon.org on page 86: "A few other organizations such as ProCon.org are building resources for teachers to teach controversial issues by displaying alternate or oppositional viewpoints on civic issues of national interest. ProCon.org in particular offers timeliness..."
Joel I. Klein, Condoleezza Rice, Julia Levy - 2012 - 120 pages
This eBook is the report of an independent task force which "asserts that fixing the nation's underperforming K-12 public schools is critical for strengthening the country's security and increasing its economic competitiveness." The report cited information from Reagan ProCon.org in the endnotes on page 77.
The authors write, "At Video Games ProCon.org, the website of a nonpartisan nonprofit group that monitors the debate, arguments for and against such violent games as Grand Theft Auto and Doom are even- handedly presented."
The author twice references ProCon.org, writing "The website ProCon.org is a cornucopia of information on both sides of numerous enduring issues... ProCon.org is an excellent, free source for any teacher... [It] provides students with abundant opportunities to learn essential content, read closely to make inferences, synthesize competing claims, analyze arguments, and reach conclusions... I highly recommend this resource," on pages 160 and 187.
Cites information from a Congressional Research Service report posted in our question "Should overstaying a visa be considered a federal crime (vs. a civil offense)?" on the Immigration ProCon.org website on page 242.
Lists Israeli - Palestinian ProCon.org as a resource in the chapter "Preparedness of the Israeli Health System for Emergencies" and links to a PDF on our site titled "Victims of Palestinian Violence and Terrorism Since September 2000" on page 384.
The author writes "I recommend starting with the 'Euthanasia' page of ProCon.org... the site nicely lays on the debate on both sides, including the positions of the various world religions, individual state laws, and international perspectives" on page 310.
Lists Prostitution ProCon.org under "Text Resources," calling our website a "comprehensive resource about prostitution, including a discussion of whether prostitution should be legal and a historical timeline of prostitution across the globe," on page 177.
Stephanie J. Coopman, James Lull - 2010 - 445 pages
The author lists ProCon.org as an online resource for hot topics, writing on page 368 "This nonprofit, nonpartisan website identifies controversial issues such as electronic voting machines, medical marijuana, and the Iraq war. The site outlines the pros and cons of each topic and provides links to resources."
La Pace Impossibile, an Italian book whose title translates to "The Impossible Peace: Israel/Palestine from 1989," cited information about Hamas' 2006 campaign platform as published on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict ProCon.org, on page 142.
The author writes about Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in her chapter on resources related to medical marijuana, writing "This site offers a nonpartisan pro-con format to the question: Should marijuana be a medical option?"
The author references the Opinion Polls/Surveys page on Medical Marijuana ProCon.org, writing "ProCon.org, a nonprofit and nonpartisan public education foundation, has identified 21 national public opinion polls that asked questions about medical marijuana from 1995 to present" on page 71.
This e-book references Prostitution ProCon.org when mentioning Priscilla Alexander, Co-founder and Coordinator of the National Task Force on Prostitution, whose biography is available on our site, on page 14.
This fictional novel cites Medical Marijuana ProCon.org. A character named Lindsary says, "But ProCon.org says there are no adverse effects of marijuana components in the use of chemotherapy patients with unremitting nausea."
The author references the Opinion Polls/Surveys page on Medical Marijuana ProCon.org, writing "ProCon.org, a nonprofit and nonpartisan public education foundation, has identified 21 national public opinion polls that asked questions about medical marijuana from 1995 to present" on page 57.