Is the Internet Making YOU “Stupid”?
** Take the ProCon Poll **

By Category Topics A-Z

  1. Abortion – Should abortion be legal?
  2. ACLU – Is the ACLU good for America?
  3. Alternative Energy – Can alternative energy effectively replace fossil fuels?
  4. American Socialism – Should the US become socialist?
  5. Animal Dissection – Should K-12 students dissect animals in science classrooms?
  6. Animal Testing – Should animals be used for scientific or commercial testing?
  7. Artificial Intelligence – Is artificial intelligence good for society?
  8. Banned Books – Should parents or other adults be able to ban books from schools and libraries?
  9. Big Three Bailout – Should the big three car manufacturers be bailed out by the US government?
  10. Binge-Watching – Is binge-watching good for you?
  11. Born Gay – Is sexual orientation determined at birth?
  12. Bottled Water Ban – Should bottled water be banned?
  13. Cancel Culture – Is cancel culture (or callout culture) good for society?
  14. CBD for Pets – Is CBD good for pets?
  15. Cell Phone Radiation – Is cell phone radiation safe?
  16. Churches & Taxes – Should churches (including mosques, synagogues, etc.) remain tax-exempt?
  17. Climate Change – Is human activity primarily responsible for global climate change?
  18. College Education – Is a college education worth it?
  19. College Football Playoffs – Should college football replace the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) with a playoff system?
  20. Concealed Handguns – Should adults have the right to carry a concealed handgun?
  21. Congressional Insider Trading – Should insider trading by Congress be allowed?
  22. Corporal Punishment – Should corporal punishment be used in K-12 schools?
  23. Corporate Tax Rate – Should the federal corporate income tax rate be raised?
  24. Cuba Embargo – Should the United States maintain its embargo against Cuba?
  25. DACA & Dreamers – Are DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and the DREAM Act good for America?
  26. D.A.R.E. – Is the D.A.R.E. program good for America’s kids (K-12)?
  27. Dakota Access Pipeline – Should the Dakota Access Pipeline be completed?
  28. Daylight Saving Time – Should the United States keep daylight saving time?
  29. DC AND Puerto Rico Statehood – Should Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico be granted US statehood?
  30. Death Penalty – Should the death penalty be legal?
  31. Dress Codes – Should dress codes be implemented and enforced?
  32. Defund the Police – Should police departments be defunded, if not abolished?
  33. Drinking Age – Should the drinking age be lowered from 21 to a younger age?
  34. Drone Strikes – Should the United States continue its use of drone strikes abroad?
  35. Drug Use in Sports – Should performance-enhancing drugs be accepted in sports?
  36. Election Day National Holiday – Should the election day be made a national holiday?
  37. Electoral College – Should the United States use the Electoral College in presidential elections?
  38. Employer Vaccine Mandates – Should employers be able to mandate vaccinations?
  39. Euthanasia & Physician-Assisted Suicide – Should euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide be legal?
  40. Felon Voting – Should people who have completed felony sentences be allowed to vote?
  41. Fighting in Hockey – Should fighting be allowed in hockey?
  42. Filibuster – Should the US Senate keep the filibuster?
  43. Fracking – Should the United States continue fracking
  44. Free College – Should public college be tuition-free?
  45. Gay Marriage – Should gay marriage be legal?
  46. Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) – Should genetically modified organisms (GMOs) be grown?
  47. Gold Standard – Should the United States return to a gold standard?
  48. Golf – Is golf a sport?
  49. Gun Control – Should more gun control laws be enacted?
  50. Historic Statue Removal – Should historic statues be taken down?
  51. Homework – Is homework beneficial?
  52. Illegal Immigration – Should the government allow a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants?
  53. Internet – Is the internet “making us stupid?”
  54. Israeli-Palestinian Conflict – What are the solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
  55. Kneeling during the National Anthem – Is kneeling during the national anthem an appropriate form of protest?
  56. Mandatory National Service – Should the United States have mandatory national service?
  57. Medical Marijuana – Should marijuana be a medical option?
  58. Milk – Is drinking milk healthy for humans?
  59. Minimum Wage – Should the federal minimum wage be increased?
  60. Net Neutrality – Should the US have net neutrality laws?
  61. Obamacare – Is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) good for America?
  62. Obesity – Is obesity a disease?
  63. Olympics – Are the Olympic games an overall benefit for their host countries and cities?
  64. Over-the-Counter (OTC) Birth Control Pills – Should birth control pills be available over-the-counter (OTC)?
  65. Paying College Athletes – Should colleges and universities pay college athletes?
  66. Penny – Should the penny stay in circulation?
  67. Pit Bull Bans – Should breed-specific legislation (“pit bull bans”) be enacted?
  68. Pokémon – Is Pokémon Go good for our society?
  69. Police Body Cameras – Should police officers wear body cameras?
  70. Prescription Drug Costs – Should the US federal government regulate prescription drug prices?
  71. President Bill Clinton – Was Bill Clinton a good president?
  72. President Ronald Reagan – Was Ronald Reagan a good president?
  73. Presidential Election, 2008 – Which candidate would make the best US president?
  74. Presidential Election, 2012 – Which candidate should be US president in 2012?
  75. Presidential Election, 2016 – The Candidates and Where They Stand on the Issues
  76. Presidential Election, 2020 – 2020 Presidential Election Site
  77. Private Prisons – Should prisons be privatized?
  78. Prostitution – Should prostitution be legal?
  79. Recreational Marijuana – Should recreational marijuana be legal?
  80. Reparations for Slavery – Should the federal government pay reparations to the descendants of slaves?
  81. Right to Healthcare – Should all Americans have the right (be entitled) to health care?
  82. Sanctuary Cities – Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?
  83. Santa Claus – Is there really a Santa Claus?
  84. Saturday Halloween – Should Halloween be moved permanently to Saturday?
  85. School Uniforms – Should students have to wear school uniforms?
  86. School Vouchers – Should states have school voucher programs?
  87. Social Media – Is social media good for society?
  88. Social Security Privatization – Should social security be privatized?
  89. Space Colonization – Should humans colonize space?
  90. Standardized Tests – Do standardized tests improve education in America?
  91. Student Loan Debt – Should student loan debt be eliminated via forgiveness or bankruptcy?
  92. Tablets v. Textbooks -Should tablets replace textbooks in K-12 schools?
  93. Teacher Tenure – Should teachers get tenure?
  94. Uber & Lyft – Are ride-hailing companies a benefit to society?
  95. Under God in the Pledge – Should the words “under god” be in the US Pledge of Allegiance?
  96. US Drone Shot down by Iran – Was the US drone shot down by Iran over international waters?
  97. Universal Basic Income (UBI) – Should the United States implement a universal basic income?
  98. US-Iraq War – Should the US have attacked Iraq?
  99. US Supreme Court Packing – Should packing the US Supreme Court ever be considered?
  100. Vaccines for Kids – Should vaccines be required for children?
  101. Vaping E-Cigarettes – Is vaping e-cigarettes safe?
  102. Vegetarianism – Should people become vegetarian?
  103. Video Games & Violence – Do violent video games contribute to youth violence?
  104. Voting Age – Should the voting age be lowered to 16?
  105. Voting Machines – Do electronic voting machines improve the voting process?
  106. WTC Muslim Center – Is it appropriate to build a muslim community center (aka the ”ground zero mosque”) near the World Trade Center site?
  107. Zoos – Should zoos exist?

PROCON.ORG HEADLINES – Our Issues in the News


Massachusetts & Rhode Island to Allow Undocumented Immigrants to Obtain Driver’s Licenses as of July 1, 2023
11/14/2022 -

Massachusetts voters approved a measure on Nov. 8, 2022, and Rhode Island lawmakers passed a measure in June 2022.

Maryland & Missouri Legalize Recreational Marijuana
11/9/2022 -

The two states join 19 other states and DC where the drug is legal for adult use.

Archived Notices (archived after 30 days)

teachers corner