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  1. ABORTION – SHOULD ABORTION BE LEGAL?
  2. ACLU – IS THE ACLU GOOD FOR AMERICA?
  3. ALTERNATIVE ENERGY VS. FOSSIL FUELS – 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. BANNED BOOKS – SHOULD PARENTS OR OTHER ADULTS BE ABLE TO BAN BOOKS FROM SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES?
  8. BIG THREE AUTO BAILOUT – SHOULD THE BIG THREE CAR MANUFACTURERS BE BAILED OUT BY THE US GOVERNMENT?
  9. BINGE-WATCHING – IS BINGE-WATCHING GOOD FOR YOU?
  10. BORN GAY – IS SEXUAL ORIENTATION DETERMINED AT BIRTH?
  11. BOTTLED WATER BAN – SHOULD BOTTLED WATER BE BANNED?
  12. CANCEL CULTURE – IS CANCEL CULTURE (OR CALLOUT CULTURE) GOOD FOR SOCIETY?
  13. CELL PHONE RADIATION – ARE CELL PHONES SAFE?
  14. CHURCHES AND TAXES – SHOULD CHURCHES (DEFINED AS CHURCHES, TEMPLES, MOSQUES, SYNAGOGUES, ETC.) REMAIN TAX-EXEMPT?
  15. CLIMATE CHANGE – IS HUMAN ACTIVITY PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE FOR GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE?
  16. COLLEGE EDUCATION – IS A COLLEGE EDUCATION WORTH IT?
  17. COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS – SHOULD COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPLACE THE BOWL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (BCS) WITH A PLAYOFF SYSTEM?
  18. CONCEALED HANDGUNS – SHOULD ADULTS HAVE THE RIGHT TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN?
  19. CORPORAL PUNISHMENT – SHOULD CORPORAL PUNISHMENT BE USED IN K-12 SCHOOLS?
  20. CORPORATE TAX RATE & JOBS – DOES LOWERING THE FEDERAL CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATE CREATE JOBS?
  21. CUBA EMBARGO – SHOULD THE UNITED STATES MAINTAIN ITS EMBARGO AGAINST CUBA?
  22. DACA & DREAMERS – ARE DACA (DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS) AND THE DREAM ACT GOOD FOR AMERICA?
  23. D.A.R.E. – IS THE D.A.R.E. PROGRAM GOOD FOR AMERICA’S KIDS (K-12)?
  24. DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME – SHOULD THE UNITED STATES KEEP DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME?
  25. DEATH PENALTY – SHOULD THE DEATH PENALTY BE ALLOWED?
  26. DEFUND THE POLICE – SHOULD POLICE DEPARTMENTS BE DEFUNDED, IF NOT ABOLISHED?
  27. DRINKING AGE – SHOULD THE DRINKING AGE BE LOWERED FROM 21 TO A YOUNGER AGE?
  28. DRONE STRIKES OVERSEAS – SHOULD THE UNITED STATES CONTINUE ITS USE OF DRONE STRIKES ABROAD?
  29. DRUG USE IN SPORTS – SHOULD PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUGS (SUCH AS STEROIDS) BE ACCEPTED IN SPORTS?
  30. ELECTION DAY NATIONAL HOLIDAY – SHOULD THE ELECTION DAY BE MADE A NATIONAL HOLIDAY?
  31. ELECTORAL COLLEGE – SHOULD THE UNITED STATES USE THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE IN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS?
  32. EUTHANASIA & ASSISTED SUICIDE – SHOULD EUTHANASIA OR PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE BE LEGAL?
  33. FELON VOTING – SHOULD FELONS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THEIR SENTENCE (INCARCERATION, PROBATION, AND PAROLE) BE ALLOWED TO VOTE?
  34. FIGHTING IN H0CKEY – SHOULD FIGHTING BE ALLOWED IN HOCKEY?
  35. FRACKING – SHOULD THE UNITED STATES CONTINUE FRACKING
  36. FREE COLLEGE – SHOULD PUBLIC COLLEGE BE TUITION-FREE?
  37. GAY MARRIAGE – SHOULD GAY MARRIAGE BE LEGAL?
  38. GMOs – SHOULD GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS (GMOs) BE GROWN?
  39. GOLD STANDARD – SHOULD THE UNITED STATES RETURN TO A GOLD STANDARD?
  40. GOLF – IS IT A SPORT?
  41. GUN CONTROL – SHOULD MORE GUN CONTROL LAWS BE ENACTED?
  42. HISTORIC STATUE REMOVAL – SHOULD HISTORIC STATUES BE TAKEN DOWN?
  43. HOMEWORK – IS HOMEWORK BENEFICIAL?
  44. ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – WHAT ARE THE SOLUTIONS TO ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IN AMERICA?
  45. INSIDER TRADING BY CONGRESS – SHOULD INSIDER TRADING BY CONGRESS BE ALLOWED?
  46. INTERNET – IS THE INTERNET “MAKING US STUPID?”
  47. ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT – WHAT ARE THE SOLUTIONS TO THE ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT?
  48. MANDATORY NATIONAL SERVICE – SHOULD THE UNITED STATES HAVE MANDATORY NATIONAL SERVICE?
  49. MARIJUANA FOR PETS – IS CBD GOOD FOR PETS?
  50. MEDICAL MARIJUANA – SHOULD MARIJUANA BE A MEDICAL OPTION?
  51. MILK – IS DRINKING MILK HEALTHY FOR HUMANS?
  52. MINIMUM WAGE – SHOULD THE FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE BE INCREASED?
  53. NATIONAL ANTHEM PROTESTS – IS REFUSING TO STAND FOR THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AN APPROPRIATE FORM OF PROTEST?
  54. NET NEUTRALITY – SHOULD NET NEUTRALITY BE RESTORED?
  55. OBAMACARE – IS THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (OBAMACARE) GOOD FOR AMERICA?
  56. OBESITY – IS OBESITY A DISEASE?
  57. OLYMPICS – ARE THE OLYMPIC GAMES AN OVERALL BENEFIT FOR THEIR HOST COUNTRIES AND CITIES?
  58. OTC BIRTH CONTROL – SHOULD BIRTH CONTROL PILLS BE AVAILABLE OVER-THE-COUNTER?
  59. PAYING COLLEGE ATHLETES – SHOULD COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES PAY ATHLETES?
  60. PENNY – SHOULD THE PENNY STAY IN CIRCULATION?
  61. POKÉMON – IS POKÊMON GO GOOD FOR OUR SOCIETY?
  62. POLICE BODY CAMERAS – SHOULD POLICE OFFICERS WEAR BODY CAMERAS?
  63. PRESCRIPTION DRUG ADS – SHOULD PRESCRIPTION DRUGS BE ADVERTISED DIRECTLY TO CONSUMERS?
  64. PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON – WAS BILL CLINTON A GOOD PRESIDENT?
  65. PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN – WAS RONALD REAGAN A GOOD PRESIDENT?
  66. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, 2008 – WHICH CANDIDATE WOULD MAKE THE BEST US PRESIDENT?
  67. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, 2012 – WHICH CANDIDATE SHOULD BE US PRESIDENT?
  68. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, 2016 – WHO SHOULD BE ELECTED US PRESIDENT?
  69. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, 2020 – WHO SHOULD BE ELECTED US PRESIDENT?
  70. PROSTITUTION – SHOULD PROSTITUTION BE LEGAL?
  71. RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA – SHOULD RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA BE LEGAL?
  72. REPARATIONS FOR SLAVERY – SHOULD THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PAY REPARATIONS TO THE DESCENDANTS OF SLAVES?
  73. RIGHT TO HEALTH CARE – SHOULD ALL AMERICANS HAVE THE RIGHT (BE ENTITLED) TO HEALTH CARE?
  74. SANCTUARY CITIES – SHOULD SANCTUARY CITIES RECEIVE FEDERAL FUNDING?
  75. SANTA CLAUS – IS THERE REALLY A SANTA CLAUS?
  76. SANTA MONICA LOCAL ELECTIONS, 2014 – SANTA MONICA LOCAL ELECTIONS, 2014?
  77. SATURDAY HALLOWEEN – SHOULD HALLOWEEN BE MOVED PERMANENTLY TO SATURDAY?
  78. SCHOOL UNIFORMS – SHOULD STUDENTS HAVE TO WEAR SCHOOL UNIFORMS?
  79. SCHOOL VOUCHERS – ARE SCHOOL VOUCHERS A GOOD IDEA?
  80. SOCIAL MEDIA – ARE SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES GOOD FOR OUR SOCIETY?
  81. SOCIAL SECURITY PRIVATIZATION – SHOULD SOCIAL SECURITY BE PRIVATIZED?
  82. STANDARDIZED TESTS – IS THE USE OF STANDARDIZED TESTS IMPROVING EDUCATION IN AMERICA?
  83. STUDENT LOAN DEBT – SHOULD STUDENT LOAN DEBT BE EASIER TO DISCHARGE IN BANKRUPTCY?
  84. TABLETS VS. TEXTBOOKS -SHOULD TABLETS REPLACE TEXTBOOKS IN K-12 SCHOOLS?
  85. TEACHER TENURE – SHOULD TEACHERS GET TENURE?
  86. UBER & LYFT – ARE RIDE-HAILING COMPANIES SUCH AS UBER AND LYFT AN OVERALL BENEFIT TO SOCIETY?
  87. UNDER GOD IN THE PLEDGE – SHOULD THE WORDS “UNDER GOD” BE IN THE US PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE?
  88. US DRONE SHOT DOWN BY IRAN – WAS THE US DRONE SHOT DOWN BY IRAN OVER INTERNATIONAL WATERS?
  89. UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME – IS UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME A GOOD IDEA?
  90. US-IRAQ WAR – SHOULD THE US HAVE ATTACKED IRAQ?
  91. US SUPREME COURT PACKING – SHOULD COURT PACKING THE US SUPREME COURT EVER BE CONSIDERED?
  92. VACCINES FOR KIDS – SHOULD ANY VACCINES BE REQUIRED FOR CHILDREN?
  93. VAPING E-CIGARETTES – IS VAPING E-CIGARETTES SAFE?
  94. VEGETARIANISM – SHOULD PEOPLE BECOME VEGETARIAN?
  95. VIDEO GAMES AND VIOLENCE – DO VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES CONTRIBUTE TO YOUTH VIOLENCE?
  96. VOTING AGE – SHOULD THE VOTING AGE BE LOWERED TO16?
  97. VOTING MACHINES – DO ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES IMPROVE THE VOTING PROCESS?
  98. WTC MUSLIM CENTER – IS IT APPROPRIATE TO BUILD A MUSLIM COMMUNITY CENTER (AKA THE ”GROUND ZERO MOSQUE”) NEAR THE WORLD TRADE CENTER SITE?
  99. ZOOS – SHOULD ZOOS EXIST?

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Texas Governor Signs Permitless Carry Law
6/17/2021 -

19 states now have constitutional carry laws allowing for concealed carry without a permit.

American Runner Shelby Houlihan Banned for Four Years for Positive Anabolic Steroids Test
6/15/2021 -

The runner tested positive for nandrolone in Dec. 2020. She claims the result is a false positive due to her consumption of a pork burrito containing offal.

38 States Have NIL (Name Image Likeness) Laws for College Athletes Passed or in Progress
6/14/2021 -

As of June 10, 2021, 18 states have passed NIL laws; five more states have passed bills that were awaiting the governor’s signature to become law; 14 states have introduced NIL bills; and one state has a bill passed by the Senate and awaiting a House vote, according to the Business of College Sports.

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