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Should Felons Be Permitted to Vote while in Prison?
5/20/19 - US Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders reignited this debate last month. Find quotes from Sanders (pro), as well as Professor John Lott, Jr. (con), New York Times columnist Jamelle Bouie (pro), and the Boston Herald Editorial Board (con), among others.
Taiwan Becomes First in Asia to Legalize Gay Marriage
5/17/19 - The law will go into effect on May 24, 2019 and follows a 2017 Supreme Court ruling declaring a gay marriage ban unconstitutional.
Philosophical Chairs Lesson Plan
5/1/19 - ProCon.org's newest lesson plan features the philosophical chairs debate, a method that gets students out of their chairs and allows them to change their minds mid-debate while keeping an open mind about controversial issues.