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A. EDUCATION (234)
  1. "Should Arts and Music programs be removed from schools?"
    Nicole, May 7, 2018

  2. "What are the pros and cons of year-roubnd school years on all K-12 schools?"
    Jose, May 2, 2018

  3. "Are children or adults the most effective language learners?"
    Jose, May 2, 2018

  4. "Should students be required to learn a different language?"
    Jessie, May 1, 2018

  5. "My suggestion for a new topic is "Should Critical Thinking be a requirement in the K-12 curriculum of public schools in America?"
    Daniel, Apr. 26, 2018

  6. "I would be grateful if you would consider doing the pros and cons of if schools should monitor their students online status to prevent cyber bullying."
    George, Apr. 23, 2018

  7. "Is it acceptable to use schools as platforms for protest (student walkouts)?"
    David, Apr. 18, 2018

  8. "Can you do one on the school closings in Chicago public schools?"
    Morgan, Apr. 9, 2018

  9. "Should foreign language instruction begin in kindergarten?"
    Shayna-Lee, Mar. 28, 2018

  10. "Oralism vs. manualism."
    Trelinda, Mar. 18, 2018

  11. "Should pets, like dogs, be allowed in the classroom?"
    Alejandra, Mar. 12, 2018

  12. "Should teachers be allowed to come to work armed."
    Sanaiah, Mar. 9, 2018

  13. "Would appreciate one about open campus lunch in high schools."
    Tailyn, Mar. 5, 2018

  14. "I would like to see an article about music during testing / studying during school."
    Katlyn, Feb. 27, 2018

  15. "Is reading books more than for one hour bad for your brain?"
    Cindy, Feb. 27, 2018

  16. "Should students be paid to go to school?"
    Zach, Feb. 26, 2018

  17. "I would really like to see the pros and cons of privatized education and how de facto segregation has affected the demographics of private schools."
    Julian, Feb. 5, 2018

  18. "I would like to see a topic on the pros and cons of the current school system and whether it should change or not."
    Austin, Dec. 15, 2017

  19. "I would like to see an article on the pros and cons of mandatory prekindergarten in all state in public schools."
    Robin, Dec. 9, 2017

  20. "I would like to request an article on independent schooling options. This refers to online schools, or schools where you go in once every week to obtain work, and turn it in the next week."
    Sarah, Dec. 5, 2017

  21. "Should colleges use social media to make admissions decisions?"
    Anonymous, Dec. 4, 2017

  22. "Should colleges and universities abolish fraternities and sororities?"
    Kelly, Oct. 10, 2017

  23. "I would like to see a topic on having an hour lunch in school."
    Elizabeth, Sep. 13, 2017

  24. "There are many articles printed about the PROS of using graphic novels in Language Arts classrooms... I'm searching for articles printed about the CONS of using graphic novels."
    Christine, Sep. 11, 2017

  25. "Should college students declare a purpose instead of a major? A study from Imperative shows 31% of students in favor of this idea. Seems like a great ProCon topic."
    Deb, Sep. 7, 2017

  26. "How effective is the Innovative Language 101 program to learn new languages?"
    Jose, Aug. 27, 2017

  27. "Is Esperanto useful?"
    Jose, Aug. 27, 2017

  28. "Should kids start learning two or more languages earlier in school like many countries outside the US do?"
    Megan, Aug. 23, 2017

  29. "Should high school students have to take three years of fine art credits to graduate?"
    Kara, Aug. 16, 2017

  30. "How effective is Rosetta Stone for learning languages?"
    Jose, Aug. 12, 2017

  31. "Should preschool last as long as a typical school day in grades 1-12 especially?"
    Jose, Aug. 12, 2017

  32. "Could you PLEASE do a topic on banning cell phones in school?"
    Evelyn, May 16, 2017

  33. "Should high schools and colleges be require to include a civics course as a graduation requirement?"
    Lisa, May 1, 2017

  34. "Comparison between writing notes on paper vs. typing on a laptop?"
    Chelsea, Apr. 27, 2017

  35. "You should do a talent / hard work topic."
    Katelyn, Apr. 19, 2017

  36. "Grading based on effort, rather than ability - the controversy?"
    Joe, Apr. 4, 2017

  37. "Pros and cons about schools having a better variety of food?"
    Trinity, Mar. 8, 2017

  38. "Pros and cons of teaching vocational classes in high schools?"
    Marie, Feb. 23, 2017

  39. "Pros and cons of people joining the military to get all or most of their college paid for?"
    Alexa, Feb. 13, 2017

  40. "I was wondering if you could cover pros and cons for mental health classes in public and, or private schools?"
    Paige, Jan. 31, 2017

  41. "Can you add whether music should be a core subject in education?"
    Isaiah, Nov. 18, 2017

  42. "What are the pros and cons of a tuition-free college?"
    Jose, Nov. 9, 2017

  43. "I think you guys need to cover school choice, vouchers, charter schools, and teachers unions."
    Erik, Nov. 28, 2016

  44. "Should public schools be allowed to discuss and read about religious holidays?"
    AC, Nov. 17, 2016

  45. "Does the US need the Department of Education?"
    Laurel, Nov. 1, 2016

  46. "Should recess be required in schools? I wanted to see both opposing and pro viewpoints for this topic."
    Asia, Oct. 9, 2016

  47. "Block scheduling in education?"
    Antoinette, Oct. 6, 2016

  48. "Should universities create/be safe spaces for students?"
    Shaun, Sep. 22, 2016

  49. "Pros and cons about speaking out in school?"
    Hannah, Sep. 8, 2016

  50. "Should schools be able to regulate use of social media even off campus?"
    K, July 19, 2016

  51. "Is school suspension harmful or effective?"
    Elizabeth, May 7, 2016

  52. "Pros and cons of compulsory education?"
    Miriam, Apr. 7, 2016

  53. "Should schools drug test students?"
    Michael, Mar. 23, 2016

  54. "Should students be put in year-round schools?"
    Veronica, Mar. 21, 2016

  55. "Student debt disparity, reform and default.
    Lenyorsita, Mar. 18, 2016

  56. "Should competition be more influenced at schools?"
    Anonymous, Mar. 3, 2016

  57. "[T]he topic of Trophy children/students - how this change has brought student entitlement."
    Felisa, Feb. 29, 2016

  58. "Pros/Cons of Universal Preschool and its affect on the academic achievement gap."
    Rachel, Feb. 17, 2016

  59. "Does the IDEA and mainstreaming deaf and hard of hearing kids do more harm than good in terms of their education, their identity and their potential for success?"
    Mekalia, Feb. 10, 2016

  60. "Should schools continue to spend money on fine arts? Or something related to that?"
    Jennifer, Feb. 7, 2016

  61. "What are the pros and cons of free education?"
    Christian, Feb. 1, 2016


  62. "Should parenting classes be required for high school graduation?"
    Shannon, Jan. 19, 2016

  63. "Do schools give enough creative opportunities for students?"
    Elise, Jan. 19, 2016

  64. "A pro/con about students picking their own classes would be nice."
    Elizabeth, Jan. 8, 2016

  65. "Should middle schools allow an open campus?"
    Malakoff, Jan. 5, 2016

  66. "Helicopter parenting/parental involvement, participation in sports/does it benefit/hurt a student, freedom of speech/does it need limitations, school funding/equitability."
    Sharon, Dec. 10, 2015

  67. "Freedom of speech in public school?"
    Eric, Dec. 4, 2015

  68. "I would like to know is the money and effort worth becoming an exchange student."
    Tiffany, Nov. 24, 2015

  69. "I want to see a procon article on teachers being bullies too."
    Gabriella, Nov. 23, 2015

  70. "What are the pros and cons of anti-bullying workshops?"
    Amanda, Nov. 10, 2015

  71. "Should parents be free to choose without economic coercion that school, public or private, which they feel is the very best they can do for their child?”
    Michael, Oct. 30, 2015

  72. "Political science education: What it is and how will it make a difference?"
    Jazmine, Oct. 21, 2015

  73. "Would love to see more articles involving intelligence testing, personality testing and educational testing as well as ethical and legal implications of said testing."
    Maggie, Dec. 17, 2015

  74. "Are teachers' organizations really responsible for bad schools?"
    Adrienne, Oct. 16, 2015

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

  76. "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

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

  78. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  100. "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

  101. "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

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

  103. "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

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

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

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

  107. "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

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

  109. "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

  110. "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

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

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

  113. "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

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

  115. "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

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

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

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

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

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

  121. "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

  122. "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

  123. "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

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

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

  126. "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

  127. "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

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

  129. "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

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

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

  132. "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

  133. "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

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

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

  136. "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

  137. "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

  138. "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

  139. "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

  140. "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

  141. "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

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

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

  144. "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

  145. "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

  146. "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

  147. "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

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

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

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

  151. "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

  152. "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

  153. "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

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

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

  156. "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

  157. "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

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

  159. "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

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

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

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

  163. "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

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

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

  166. "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

  167. "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

  168. "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

  169. "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

  170. "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

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

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

  173. "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

  174. "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

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

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

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

  178. "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

  179. "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

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

  181. "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

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

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

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

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

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

  187. "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

  188. "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

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

  190. "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

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

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

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

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

  195. "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

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

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

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

  199. "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

  200. "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

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

  202. "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

  203. "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

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

  205. "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

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

  207. "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

  208. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  234. "Is there one best way to teach children how to read?"
    John, Feb. 15, 2005
B. HEALTH & MEDICINE (225)
  1. "I would like to see whether or not grains are healthy or not."
    Abigail, Feb. 12, 2018

  2. "Is aging a major world problem?"
    Jose, Dec. 15, 2017

  3. "Should mothers who give birth to babies with drug addictions be able to take their babies home?"
    Sophie, Nov. 21, 2017

  4. "Retirement homes?"
    Jack, Oct. 5, 2017

  5. "Is drinking carbonated water bad for you?"
    Catherine, Sep. 15, 2017

  6. "The controversy over the implanting of polypropylene mesh... used to treat hernias (one million a year) and for incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse (POP)."
    Jane, July 22, 2017

  7. "Should terminally ill patients be allowed to use heroin?"
    Cristina, July 13, 2017

  8. "I was wondering if you could make articles discussing 'Cancer treatments' alternative medicine and chemotherapy for example, and 'GMOs.' Thank you very much in advance."
    Kathya, June 20, 2017

  9. "Is moderate drink consumption harmless to middle-aged women?"
    Selbi, June 4, 2017

  10. "Should minor confidentiality be legal when medicine is issued?"
    Connie, May 25, 2017

  11. "Nanotechnology in the medical/science world?"
    Andy, May 24, 2017

  12. "May I suggest a topic? Nutrition in general or any of these specifics: sugar, additives, obesity
    Food Policy/Safety, GMO, pesticide/herbicide, organics, supplements, etc."
    Morna, May 12, 2017

  13. "I would like to see the pros and cons on safe drug use sites, as well as the decriminalization and legalization of all recreational drugs. A study published in The Lancet "Drug Harms in the UK: A multicriteria decision analysis" suggests alcohol is more harmful to users and society than any other popular recreational substance, and given it's legality perhaps we need to rethink prohibition all together."
    Paul, May 6, 2017

  14. "We need one about the heroin epidemic that is going on all over the country."
    Nick, Mar. 22, 2017

  15. "Pro & con caffeine in coffee/ tea?"
    Candice, Mar. 7, 2017

  16. "Should you be able to purchase junk food with food stamps?"
    Anonymous, Mar. 6, 2017

  17. "Pros and Cons for Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010?"
    Laura, Feb. 26, 2017

  18. "Is nutrition in America a problem?"
    Loren, Jan. 30, 2017

  19. "Banning asbestos in the USA?"
    Brent, Nov. 12, 2017

  20. "Should hypertension and hypotension (the latter is low blood pressure) be considered diseases?"
    Jose, Nov. 9, 2017

  21. "Please could you discuss whether anorexia is a mental illness or not?"
    Eloise, Dec. 8, 2016

  22. "A topic that would be important to cover is the aid people who experience mental disabilities such as anxiety / depression / schizophrenia, etc. So, my question is, should society give more help to people, especially teenagers, with these disabilities?"
    Kamil, Nov. 14, 2016

  23. "Intellectual disability surgery?"
    Aniyah, Oct. 25, 2016

  24. "I think aspartame in relation to health would be a great topic as I've heard many extreme opinions on it."
    Kitty, Oct. 20, 2016

  25. "Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?"
    Emma, Sep. 26, 2016

  26. "Pros and cons of artificial nutrition and hydration provided during end-of-life hospice care."
    Brittany, Sep. 21, 2016

  27. "Does an adult with a disability who requires hands on care paid for by Medicaid have the right to determine who touches their naked body? And, does that same adult have the right of freedom of movement violated if, because of 'rules', that same staff is not allowed to travel with that adult?"
    Mary, June 28, 2016

  28. "I would like Breastfeeding in Public to be a topic."
    Hope, Apr. 8, 2016

  29. "Could you have a debate on the pros and cons of Melatonin."
    Alice, Mar. 29, 2016

  30. "Can you start a debate on the topic: The nanotechnology effect in health?"
    Despina, Mar. 20, 2016

  31. "Elderly care and veterans assistance?"
    Abraham, Mar. 3, 2016

  32. "I would like a discussion to be posted about mandatory nurse/patient ratios."
    Bonnie, Mar. 2, 2016

  33. "Harm-reduction theory and the use of Narcan (Naloxone) during this opioid epidemic."
    Natasha, Feb. 9, 2016

  34. "Smart drugs and/or brain training/games."
    Kaywin, Feb. 8, 2016

  35. "Do research on Music Therapy. Finding some cons on this topic has been rather difficult. That would be a great subject to put up."
    Emiyl, Feb. 4, 2016

  36. "How about curing aging?"
    Paul, Jan. 23, 2016

  37. "I would like to suggest an issue be added to your website. Certified Professional Midwives are licensed in 27 states and are trained specifically in home births."
    Audrey, Oct. 24, 2015

  38. "Have pharmaceutical companies caused more harm than good?"
    Florentin, June 23, 2015

  39. "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

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

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

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

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

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

  45. "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

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

  47. "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

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

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

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

  51. "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

  52. "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

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

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

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

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

  57. "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

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

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

  60. "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

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

  62. 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

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

  65. "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

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

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

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

  69. "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

  70. "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

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

  72. "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

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

  74. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  82. "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

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

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

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

  86. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  97. "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

  98. "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

  99. "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

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

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

  102. "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

  103. "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

  104. "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

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

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

  107. "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

  108. "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

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

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

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

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

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

  114. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  123. "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

  124. "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

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

  126. "'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

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

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

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

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

  131. "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

  132. "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

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

  134. "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

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

  136. "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

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

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

  139. "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

  140. "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

  141. "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

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

  143. "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

  144. "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

  145. "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

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

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

  148. "Should municipal water be fluoridated? According to www.fluoridealert.org 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

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

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


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

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

  153. "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

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

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

  156. "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

  157. "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 ProCon.org could shed some light on this topic."
    Kim, Feb. 11, 2010

  158. "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

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

  160. "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

  161. "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

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

  163. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  172. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  192. "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

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

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

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

  196. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  225. "Should the United States adopt a single-payer health plan along the lines of the one in Canada."
    Michael, Aug. 2, 2004
C. LAW (264)
  1. "Are 'collateral consequences' linked to recidivism and/or poverty?"
    Elise, Apr. 5, 2016

  2. "Are Drug Courts affecting addiction and/or recidivism?"
    Elise, Apr. 5, 2016

  3. "Judicial and prosecutor elections."
    Colin, Mar. 21, 2018

  4. "Alzheimer's and Senile Dementia [and] the thirteen percent of seniors who are developing these and other impairments and who are still driving... New medical research asserts that people in even the early stages of these should not drive! Please can we raise awareness of this forthcoming tidal wave of a problem?"
    Karen, Mar. 17, 2018

  5. "I would like to see the pros and cons of eyewitness testimonies."
    Zana, Mar. 16, 2018

  6. "Should styrofoam be banned?"
    Anon, Feb. 16, 2018

  7. "International Students, illegal to work."
    Angus, Feb. 4, 2018

  8. "Would you consider doing a pro con on police quotas?"
    Jacob, Jan. 26, 2017

  9. "I'd like to know what people think about Parent Licensing?"
    Pamela, Jan. 24, 2018

  10. "I would like to see topic on the pros and cons of improving the educational standards for inmates in the US."
    Amanda, Jan. 4, 2018

  11. "A comparison of former President Obama's immigration policies and President Trump's immigration policies."
    Michael, Dec. 31, 2017

  12. "How about discussing the argument for the travel ban."
    Rohit, Dec. 13, 2017

  13. "Should the US accept immigrants in need of a political asylum?"
    Liz, Nov. 1, 2017

  14. "Would like to address free speech as an agent of public policy, limitations of and individual rights to free speech vs. employers contracts. Which document would prevail?"
    Kathy, Oct. 9, 2017

  15. "Militarization of police/1033 program?"
    Micah, Sep. 26, 2017

  16. "How about the issue of the second amendment right or lack of it for non-violent felons. Should non-violent offenders who have been law abiding for many years be able to protect their home and family?"
    Barry, Sep. 4, 2017

  17. "Should United States Intellectual Copyright Laws be changed?"
    Mary, Aug. 18, 2017

  18. "Should people have to prove their financial and psychological viability to bear children into the world, and pass a Child Development program with a B or better, to make sure children have a reasonably good start in life to abate the cycle of poverty, violence and ignorance?"
    Marley, July 29, 2017

  19. "Could you consider crating Pro/Con list of video surveillance?"
    Morning, May 25, 2017

  20. "Should the US government have the rights to Native American Lands?"
    Natalie, May 15, 2017

  21. "Is horse racing really animal cruelty?"
    Brittany, May 15, 2017

  22. "Killing animals (dogs) for showing aggressive behavior toward kids instead of Sex Offenders."
    Solcire, May 11, 2017

  23. "How can societal rules help us or hurt us?"
    Brian, May 8, 2017

  24. "I recommend doing a topic on the legalization of home distilling."
    Michael, Apr. 25, 2017

  25. "I would love to see a topic about the Housing Fairness Act of 2017 and/or any related topics."
    Melissa, Apr. 2, 2017

  26. "Should cutting plants without permission be a crime?"
    Lilly, Feb. 28, 2017

  27. "Should Victims Of Sexual Crimes Should Be Allowed To Choose The Punishment To Convicted Perpetrators?"
    Darwis, Feb. 23, 2017

  28. "Are unarmed police officers efficient during everyday patrol?"
    Alistair, Feb. 3, 2017

  29. "Should the penalty for drunk driving be raised?"
    Korrin, Jan. 30, 2017

  30. "Are colleges doing enough to keep students safe?"
    Jan. 30, 2017

  31. "Canine tail docking and ear cropping."
    Brianna, Jan. 24, 2017

  32. "With all the talk (much of it from D. Trump) about the 'awful' crime rate in this country, I would like to see some charts with the actual crime rates for the last 40 years or so, categorized by type of crime."
    Richard, Jan. 22, 2017

  33. "What are the pros and cons of a two child max rule in America?"
    Sean, Nov. 13, 2017

  34. "Should animal abuse become a federal crime?"
    Mayra, Nov. 9, 2017

  35. "Juvenile life without parole."
    Iman Al-Omari, Dec. 13, 2016

  36. "Can you please research and educate readers in regards to the Vaping Industry and its new [FDA] regulations."
    Eliseo, Aug. 21, 2016

  37. "I would like the pros and cons on Money Bail systems."
    Charlotte, Aug. 11, 2016

  38. "The Family Court System is it only for those who have money?"
    Michael, June 6, 2016

  39. "When is it okay to break the law?"
    Anonymous, Apr. 28, 2016

  40. "I would like to see these two topics on the list eco-terrorism and terrorist hostage negotiations."
    Justin, Apr. 25, 2016

  41. "I would like to suggest 'lane-splitting' or 'filtering' for a potential Pro-Con topic."
    Tristan, Apr. 25, 2016

  42. "Do children belong on the sex offender registry. Human rights watch indicates that children as young as 8 years old are charged with sex crimes and placed on the SOR."
    Josie, Apr. 17, 2016

  43. "I would like to see topics related to people with a circumstance of employment. By signing the job application box when asked, are you an ex-felon?, immediately eliminates you from most job considerations. Felony disenfranchisement is a real deal in the USA."
    Jay, Mar. 18, 2016

  44. "I would like to see the Pros & Cons of Apple having to help the FBI by creating software that would give them access to iPhones."
    Darlene, Feb. 19, 2016

  45. "[Should] children under 16 should be allowed to work in stores and restaurants?"
    Thomas, Feb. 19, 2016

  46. "Should police tactic stop-and-frisk be used on citizens?"
    Shakayla, Jan. 26, 2016

  47. "I would suggest adding the infant safe haven laws to your site... Many people are for this as a way to counteract abortion or save lives, while others believe this law has led to more irresponsibility and moral corruption."
    Hailey, Jan. 25, 2016

  48. "Should Spain ban bullfighting?"
    Lucia, Dec. 9, 2015

  49. "The debate about the over-incarceration of the mentally ill in jails and prison."
    Les, Dec. 6, 2015

  50. "Whether a company has the right to fire employees based on what they post on social media."
    Jose, Nov. 30, 2015

  51. "Should the government have less regulation on school lunches?"
    Mary, Nov. 10, 2015

  52. Would legalizing marijuana make people less likely to use synthetic marijuana ("fake weed")?
    Anonymous, Nov. 9, 2015

  53. Would legalizing marijuana be safer for users overall?
    Anonymous, Nov. 9, 2015

  54. "Mass incarceration needs more attention."
    Michael, Nov. 5, 2015

  55. "Enable adolescents to declare medical emancipation?
    Manon, Oct. 11, 2015

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

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

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

  59. "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

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

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

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

  63. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  76. "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

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

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

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

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

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

  82. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  89. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  101. "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

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

  103. "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

  104. "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

  105. "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

  106. "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

  107. "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

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

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

  110. 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

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

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

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

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

  115. "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

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

  117. "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

  118. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  130. "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

  131. "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

  132. "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

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

  134. "Topic suggestion: housing waiting list forsection 8 programs."
    Thomas, Feb. 29, 2012

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

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

  137. "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

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

  139. "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

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

  141. "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

  142. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  153. "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

  154. "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

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

  156. "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

  157. "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

  158. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  165. "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

  166. "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

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

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

  169. "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

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

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

  172. "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

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

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

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

  176. "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

  177. "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

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

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

  180. "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

  181. "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

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

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

  184. "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

  185. "'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

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

  187. "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

  188. "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

  189. "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

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

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

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

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

  194. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  204. "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

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

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

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

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

  209. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  219. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  236. "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

  237. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  245. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  263. "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

  264. "Should our legal system be reformed?"
    Michael, Aug. 15, 2004
D. MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT (80)
  1. "I think a good topic would be PUBG vs. Fortnite."
    Jeshua, Apr. 12, 2018

  2. "I would like to know the pros and cons of SeaWorld. Many people assume it is bad, but don't they do a lot for animal welfare?"
    Sarah, Apr. 11, 2018

  3. "I would like to see a page on whether or not conspiracy theorist should be banned."
    Daniel, Mar. 29, 2018

  4. "The pros and cons of step dancing?"
    Melani, Mar. 22, 2018

  5. "Could you please do an article/pro+con about Black Friday and how it is losing it's importance?"
    Bella, Dec. 12, 2017

  6. "Whether or not the government should have carte blanche access to our personal digital media?"
    Liz, Aug. 8, 2017

  7. "Pros and cons of consumerism?"
    Jessie, June 5, 2017

  8. "Reality TV?"
    Claudia, May 17, 2017

  9. "I would like to know the pros and cons of having free internet services."
    Sapeda, May 4, 2017

  10. "Please do a pro/con list on why to read the news each day and/or fake news/credible news sources."
    Tony, Apr. 20, 2017

  11. "Materialism vs. minimalism in America?"
    Kristin, Apr. 5, 2017

  12. "Can you make an article dedicated to whether or not Leverbuster in League of Legends should be allowed?"
    Alan, Mar. 20, 2017

  13. "What should be done about the explosion of fake news?"
    Shannon, Feb. 17, 2017

  14. "Beauty pageants?"
    Mary, Feb. 2, 2017

  15. "Should models have a minimum weight limit?"
    Catelin, Jan. 19, 2017

  16. "I am a firm believer in singing and songwriting relieving stress and being, in a sense, a type of therapy."
    Jayla, Nov. 30, 2016

  17. "Please have some more topics concerning pop artists and their effect (good/bad) on America."
    Sabrina, Nov. 10, 2016

  18. "The Pros and Cons of Equal Gender Rights in Video Games and the Gaming Industry and Community"
    Martriana, Oct. 19, 2016

  19. "Impacts social media has on body image?"
    Kelly, Oct. 12, 2016

  20. "The pros and cons of integrating (or in some cases, forcing) diversity in media in terms of sexuality, race, and other like topics."
    Ian, Sep. 18, 2016

  21. "I would like to find out how we can fight pornography in all public places and eradicate it from the internet as well."
    Mimi, June 9, 2016

  22. "Are Bronies as bad as they are rumored to be?"
    Kyra, May 17, 2016

  23. "Pageants in our society?"
    Jaidyn, Mar. 16, 2016

  24. "Could you list some pros and cons on the influence of Hip-Hop on a society?"
    D'Ajahni, Mar. 1, 2016

  25. "Limitations on Paparazzi."
    Alicia, Mar. 10, 2015

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

  27. "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

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

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

  30. "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

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

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

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

  34. "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

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

  36. "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

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

  38. "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

  39. "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

  40. "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

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

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

  43. "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

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


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

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

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

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

  49. "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

  50. "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

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

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

  53. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  60. "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


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

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

  63. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  70. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  80. "[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
E. MONEY & BUSINESS (202)
  1. "Should property taxes be used to fund local schools?"
    Elise, Apr. 5, 2016

  2. "Should corporations pay the same property tax rate as home owners?"
    Elise, Apr. 5, 2016

  3. "Should property taxes be set by market value?"
    Elise, Apr. 5, 2016

  4. "You shoud do one on whether teens or kids should get an allowance."
    Charlie, Mar. 6, 2018

  5. "The US should abolish the capital gains tax."
    Samar, Feb. 19, 2018

  6. "Whether or not money buys happiness or if money is the root of all evil?"
    Alexis, Dec. 7, 2017

  7. "I would like to get peoples thoughts on putting a maximum income in the U.S. Something like $250,000 a year max."
    Daniel, Nov. 6, 2017

  8. "I would like to see some articles on surviving without a money driven economy."
    Michael, July 6, 2017

  9. "Should the government expand Youth Activities Support Project (Youth Allowance) to all level of unemployed workers who are aged between 20 to 29 without any condition?"
    Eric, June 12, 2017

  10. "A debate about general unemployment would certainly help."
    Joe, May 22, 2017

  11. "Pit bulls and homeowners insurance."
    Dylan, Mar. 30, 2017

  12. "Pros and cons regarding an unconditional basic income as a possible solution to overall automation-related job loss."
    Rebecca, Mar. 23, 2017

  13. "Should toll road be used in the US?"
    Evan, Mar. 7, 2017

  14. "An ongoing issue that continues to widen the disparities between rich and poor is gentrification. You should really include it in your site as poverty rises in America and this is one factor that contributes to it."
    C.H., Jan. 20, 2017

  15. "Shouldn't consumption-based taxation be the way to go?"
    Sassanka, Dec. 14, 2016

  16. "I would like to hear about Good personal appearance as a requirement at some enterprises. It could be interpreted as a form of discrimination. Why do these companies ask for this? A photograph in you resume can both increase or reduce our opportunities of getting an interview with the employer and also to get hired."
    Juan, Oct. 29, 2016

  17. "I would like to see a topic examining the reasons for eliminating the $100 and/or the 500 Euro note."
    Chris, Apr. 21, 2016

  18. "I would like to see a discussion about FATCA [Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act]."
    Charles, Feb. 27, 2016

  19. "I would like to see pros and cons of having tattoos and piercings in the work place."
    Akira, Nov. 20, 2015

  20. "Should we increase the Federal Minimum Wage?"
    Jay, Nov. 11, 2015

  21. "Should soldiers get paid more than celebrities?"
    Jaryel, Nov. 4, 2015

  22. "Is Citizens United Destroying the U.S. Economy?"
    Kathy, Oct. 29, 2015

  23. "If the Media Made Political Campaign Advertisement Free, Would Our Political System Be Transformed?"
    Kathy, Oct. 29, 2015

  24. "Should a government invest more in entrepreneurship or create more jobs?"
    Noel, Oct. 28, 2015

  25. "Are immigrants critical to farming in the United States?"
    Charles, Oct. 20, 2015

  26. "Are Bitcoin or other crypto currency systems viable alternatives to our standard monetary system?"
    Stan, Oct. 8, 2015

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

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

  29. "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

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

  31. "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

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

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

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

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

  36. "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

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

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

  39. "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

  40. "[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

  41. "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

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

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

  44. "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

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

  46. "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

  47. "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

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

  49. "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

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

  51. "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

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

  53. "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

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

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

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

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

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

  59. "I would like to see a ProCon on 'ShadowBanking.'"
    Nathan, May 14, 2013

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

  61. "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

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

  63. "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

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

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

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

  67. "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

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

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

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

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

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

  73. "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

  74. "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

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

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

  77. "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

  78. "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

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

  80. "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

  81. "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

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

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

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

  85. "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

  86. "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

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

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

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

  90. "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

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

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

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

  94. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  103. "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

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

  105. "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

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

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

  108. "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

  109. "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

  110. "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

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

  112. "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

  113. "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

  114. "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

  115. "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

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

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

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

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

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

  121. "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

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

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

  124. "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

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

  126. "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

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

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

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

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

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

  132. "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

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

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

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

  136. "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

  137. "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

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

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

  140. "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

  141. "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

  142. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  151. "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

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

  153. "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

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

  155. "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

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

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

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

  159. "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

  160. "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

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

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

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

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

  165. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  178. "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

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

  180. "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


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

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

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

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

  185. "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

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

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

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

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

  190. "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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  201. "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

  202. "Is the out-sourcing of jobs to other countries good for America?"
    Steve, July 13, 2004

F. POLITICS (258)

  1. "Discuss removing JROTC from the public schools. Education not militarization."
    Robert, Feb. 18, 2018


  2. "The Case for Reparations; Black Lives Matter; Thin Blue Line; Civil Rights Issues."
    Marlee, Feb. 3, 2018


  3. "It would be great to see the pros and cons of outrage culture in media today and how it is affecting our society?"
    Grace, Jan. 23, 2018


  4. "Should we pass the Equal Rights Amendment?"
    Anthony, Dec. 4, 2017

  5. "Improving the Presidential Nominating Process by having states add run-off primaries to help ensure that party nominees will present to voters a choice of consensus candidates of high quality."
    Robert, Oct. 16, 2017

  6. "I think its high time we discuss the now very popular topic 'Removing Confederate Statues and Icons.'"
    Eric, Aug. 16, 2017

  7. "Pros and Cons of America and her Citizens repeating the past."
    Nathan, May 5, 2017

  8. "Should 16-17-years-olds be given the right to vote in local elections? Should they be required to pass a civics course before they can vote?"
    Lisa, May 1, 2017

  9. "I would like to see ProCon.org take on the issue of Executive Order and Presidential powers."
    Ashley, Apr. 25, 2017

  10. "California leaving the USA?"
    Glynn, Apr. 22, 2017

  11. "Recently their have been number of calls for action for and against the taking down of monuments that honor historical figures in the founding of our society who held separatist and often racist values. Controversy has sparked all over the country in regards to this issue and I believe its an issue worth exploration by your organization."
    Jessica, Mar. 26, 2017

  12. "What is the Pro and Con on these two political groups: Muslim American Society and Islamic Circle of North America?"
    Alan, Mar. 25, 2017

  13. "Was Jimmy Carter a good president?"
    Jose, Feb. 13, 2017

  14. "Facts regarding recent Women's March in Washington. Especially welcoming or not welcoming Pro life vs. Pro choice women."
    Anonymous, Jan. 22, 2017

  15. "Would like to hear all sides regarding Chelsea Manning... Traitor, hero, other?"
    Anonymous, Jan. 19, 2017

  16. "Should the United States have a third major political party?"
    Jose, Nov. 9, 2017

  17. "Pro's and con's of the financial choice act and repeal of the dodd-frank act."
    Mary, Nov. 25, 2016

  18. "Should naturalized citizens be able to run for president?"
    Mariana, Nov. 18, 2016

  19. "Could we prevent veteran homelessness altogether?"
    Ciarra, Nov. 17, 2016

  20. "I am hoping you will have the pros and cons of Ranked Choice Voting. There are not that many 'good' lesson plans looking at the positives and negatives."
    Anonymous, Nov. 14, 2016

  21. "Pro/con of Calexit."
    Anonymous, Nov. 10, 2016

  22. "Can you also cover whether we should move away from first-past-the-post voting to some other system. Thanks."
    Anonymous, Nov. 8, 2016

  23. "Obama has vetoed a bill that has been unanimously passed by both house and senate to allow families of 9/11 victims (personal entities) to sue Saudi Arabia (foreign governments). I'd like to hear the pros and cons on this issue."
    Gwen, Sep. 26, 2016

  24. "Should the age of majority be delayed to 25?"
    Jose, Sep. 19, 2016

  25. "What are the pros and cons of a Constitutional convention called by the states?"
    Bryan, Sep. 6, 2016

  26. "Black lives do matter."
    Marcel, July 13, 2016

  27. "I'm interested in ethical pro-con issues faced by senior citizens."
    Jerry, July 12, 2016

  28. "I was wondering if you guys would do a pro and con of arming the teachers do to the mass school shootings."
    Jacob, June 2, 2016

  29. "Can neighborhoods be revitalized without gentrifying them?"
    Lisa, Apr. 21, 2016

  30. "Redistricting....who should decide...independent citizens commission should draw district boundaries OR legislators. The issue is gerrymandering."
    Ardith, Apr. 19, 2016

  31. "What are the pros and cons of gentrification?
    Leo, Mar. 25, 2016

  32. "Does discussing racism, including identifying perceived or potential structural racist experiences, perpetuate racism?"
    Jerry, Feb. 23, 2016

  33. "Should the US have mandatory military conscriptions?"
    Sarah, Feb. 9, 2016

  34. "Mistreatment of veterans, our senior citizens living in poverty not receiving an increase in benefits, while the elected representatives vote themselves pay increases every chance they get and reparations for slavery."
    Teresa, Jan. 26, 2016

  35. "I wish to suggest addressing voting rights for 16 year olds."
    James, Jan. 23, 2016

  36. "Federal government as public land steward. Given the Malheur Refuge standoff... behind the scenes, ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council) funds all sorts of bills to return federal lands to the state... but the states don't want them, big private corporate interests do."
    Karen, Jan. 23, 2016

  37. "Do a Pro Con on the American Civil War like the removing of the flag and the leaders of the confederates."
    Chris, Jan. 20, 2016

  38. "Should national security be put ahead of the rights of the individual?"
    John, Jan. 13, 2016

  39. "Should the US government continue (carry on or maintain) surveillance of its own citizens?"
    Samuel, Dec. 18, 2015

  40. "I would like to see a debate on whether or not the Confederate Flag is appropriate to fly."
    Stephen, Dec. 14, 2015

  41. "Is closing Guantanamo Bay the right move for our government to make."
    Chad, Nov. 12, 2015

  42. "Should there be a religious freedom exemption for people/companies (caterer, priest, wedding location, photographer, t-shirt maker, etc.) who feel that participating in a gay marriage or supporting a gay relationship (as a business entity) would violate their sincerely held religious beliefs?"
    Chris, Oct. 30, 2015

  43. "Torture to obtain information."
    Adam, Oct. 26, 2015

  44. "I'd be interested in seeing a pro/con on Democratic Socialism, i.e., the running theme of Bernie Sanders campaign."
    Alex, Oct. 23, 2015

  45. "Does one vote make a difference?"
    Adrienne, Oct. 16, 2015

  46. "Should economic migrants escaping poverty be considered refugees?"
    Ryan, Oct. 8, 2015

  47. "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

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

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

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

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

  52. "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

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

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

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

  56. "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

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

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

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

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

  61. "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

  62. "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

  63. "I would like to see a pro/con comparison of the Congressional Budget Office using Dynamic Scoring."
    Joshua Russo, Jan. 6, 2015

  64. "Ending the charter on the federal reserve?"
    Austin, Dec. 5, 2014

  65. "Enforcing our constitution on a national level?"
    Austin, Dec. 5, 2014

  66. "Repealing the patriot act?"
    Austin, Dec. 5, 2014

  67. "Auditing the FED?"
    Austin, Dec. 5, 2014

  68. "Commercial use of drones/privacy/safety vs. public good/jobs/technology advancement?"
    Cheryl, Dec. 2, 2014

  69. "Poverty, is it avoidable?"
    Jovone, Nov. 26, 2014

  70. "Should people own animals as pets?"
    Hank, Nov. 19, 2014

  71. "Is airport security an invasion of our privacy? or does the safety justify the cost?"
    Derp. Nov. 18, 2014

  72. "I strongly believe that one of the topics that you should have on your website is 'single parents.'"
    Tiffani, Nov. 14, 2014

  73. "Racial 'color blindness' as a way to create racial harmony?"
    Jessica, Nov. 8, 2014

  74. "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

  75. "Should people not citizens be allowed to vote at least at the local level in the United States?"
    Jose, Oct. 10, 2014

  76. "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

  77. "Should minor parties in the US be allowed to participate in national debates?
    Melissa, Oct. 3, 2014

  78. "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

  79. "Pros and cons about drug testing for assistance, Medicaid, welfare, etc.?"
    Tabetha, July 16, 2014

  80. "Is taxation theft?"
    Edson, June 26, 2014

  81. "Japanese Internment during WWII."
    Greg, May 13, 2014

  82. "What is the proper role of government? For example, is the government responsible for protecting the lives of its citizens?"
    Ann, Apr. 21, 2014

  83. "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

  84. "Were the acts of Edward Snowden justified?"
    Peter, Apr. 7, 2014

  85. "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 ProCon.org."
    Theodore, Apr. 4, 2014

  86. "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

  87. "The government "The government cover-up of alien existence."
    Alyssa, Jan. 31, 2014

  88. "Should the U.S government regulate the SNAP/food stamp program?"
    Diana, Jan. 31, 2014

  89. "Pros & cons about having Bruce Rauner for Governer of Illinois."
    Mike, Jan. 17, 2014

  90. "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

  91. "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

  92. "You should do the Pros and Cons of cutting military spending."
    Alexander, Nov. 14, 2013

  93. "You should do the pros and cons of government surveillance."
    Joshua, Oct. 23, 2013

  94. "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

  95. "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

  96. "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

  97. I would like to see a debate on statehood for Puerto Rico.
    Audrey, June 13, 2013

  98. "Does the Nation still need a Postal Service?"
    Chuck, May 9, 2013

  99. "Austerity vs. Government spending and what is the right mix to stimulate a stagnant economy?"
    Ken, Feb. 28, 2013

  100. "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

  101. "I'd like to have a procon article on whether or not the United States should keep the Electoral College."
    Victoria, Feb. 19, 2013

  102. "Use of drones in military & civilian life."
    George, Feb. 12, 2013

  103. "I would like to see arguments for/against the abolition of the filibuster in the Senate. Thank you."
    Analisa, Jan. 13, 2013

  104. "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

  105. "Any pros and cons on Texas and the secession?"
    Chase, Nov. 19, 2012

  106. "Would it ever be possible to have more than 2 relevant political parties, or eliminate them all and run individuals rather than parties?"
    Bob, Nov. 8, 2012

  107. "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 ProCon.org do its own fact checking on the subject?"
    Crystal, Nov. 2, 2012

  108. "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

  109. "Should we have campaign finance reform to limit the lengthy time and enormous expense of campaigns?"
    Robert, Oct. 17, 2012

  110. "What are the solutions to illegal migration in America?"
    John, Oct. 11, 2012

  111. "Why is democracy best served by strict separation of church and state?"
    Melanie, Oct. 11. 2012

  112. "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

  113. "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

  114. "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

  115. "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

  116. "Is the issue of race still relevant in America?"
    Sarah, Aug. 14, 2012

  117. "Pros and cons of the Ryan budget plan, please?"
    Carole, Aug. 13, 2012

  118. "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

  119. "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

  120. "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

  121. "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

  122. "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

  123. "Do a procon on whether we should have a pledge of allegiance in the first place."
    Dave, May 30, 2012

  124. "Is multiculturalism dead? The reasoning behind multiculturalism, integration and assimilation policies in the face of growing nationalism."
    Saulius, May 12, 2012

  125. "I would like to see you add a topic about lowering the voting age to 16."
    Jim, May 1, 2012

  126. "Pros and cons of voter I.D.?"
    Frances, Apr. 5, 2012

  127. 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

  128. Should the 61 Senators who voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Bill be tried for high treason?
    John, Jan. 13, 2012

  129. "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

  130. "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

  131. "Would you work on the pluses and negatives of the Dodd/Frank [Wall Street Reform] Bill?"
    Randy, Oct. 17, 2011

  132. "I would like to see the pros and cons about the safe haven law."
    Veronica, Oct. 16, 2011

  133. "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

  134. "Universal suffrage... Basically, every argument against kids voting is an argument against adults voting. Either everybody votes or nobody votes."
    Carlos, Oct. 11, 2011

  135. "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

  136. "Do some people on California Governor Jerry Brown's staff collect a salary AND retirement pension?"
    Theremin, Oct. 1, 2011

  137. "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

  138. "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

  139. "I was wondering if you might do a ProCon piece on the benefits and consequences of both anarchy... and democracy."
    Zandra, July 15, 2011

  140. "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

  141. "Should politicians really be forced to resign after a sex sandal?"
    Auri, June 21, 2011

  142. "Should the Westboro Baptist Church be allowed to protest at the funerals of fallen military personnel?"
    Patrick, June 1, 2011

  143. "Is there a voter fraud issue that makes photo identification a necessity for fair elections?"
    Michael, May 20, 2011

  144. "Could you please add 'discrimination based upon appearance' to your list?"
    Vicki, May 2, 2011

  145. "Would Canada and the US equally benefit from a union much like the European Union?"
    Kevin, Apr. 16, 2011

  146. "My students just had a passionate argument over Affirmative Action."
    M., Apr. 1, 2011

  147. "Why is there still a race section on applications for schooling, jobs, doctor office, etc.?"
    Vera, Mar. 31, 2011

  148. "Can you possibly do the pros and cons of the new airport security body scanners?"
    Mikael, Mar. 25, 2011

  149. "Would you please consider researching the issue of voter fraud?"
    Susan, Mar. 24, 2011

  150. "Should birthright citizenship in the USA be ended?"
    James, Mar. 11, 2011

  151. "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

  152. "Should 'Planned Parenthood' receive federal funding?"
    Henna, Mar. 7, 2011

  153. "Can you do a study of corporate financial influence on our voting process/democracy?"
    Helena, Feb. 26, 2011

  154. "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

  155. "Is it possible if you guys could research the pros and cons of celebrating Columbus Day."
    Andrew, Jan. 17, 2011

  156. "Should the US make English our official language?"
    Bailey, Dec. 19, 2010

  157. "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

  158. "How about public holidays and recognition for Native Americans?"
    Nicki, Dec. 1, 2010

  159. "An interesting debate would be about lowering the voting age to under 18 Americans. Maybe to 12?"
    J., Nov. 24, 2010

  160. "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

  161. "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

  162. "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

  163. "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

  164. "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

  165. "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

  166. "Should the filibuster be allowed?"
    Kamy, Apr. 26, 2010

  167. "Should election campaigns be publicly financed?"
    Kamy, Apr. 26, 2010

  168. "Were the newly created Communications Management Units (CMUs) at federal prisons built to isolate political prisoners from the outside world?"
    Jeff, Apr. 20, 2010

  169. "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

  170. "Was 9/11 an inside job?"
    Rich, Apr. 12, 2010

  171. "Is diplomatic immunity good for our country?"
    Steve, Apr. 10, 2010

  172. "What is deal with the treaty to regulate the arms trade that the President just signed?"
    David, Mar. 29, 2010

  173. "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

  174. "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

  175. "Was Prop. 13 a good idea for California?"
    Mike, Mar. 11, 2010

  176. "Some estimates put the cost at $6 billion per year. A pro-con about Birthright Citizenship would be interesting."
    Scott, Feb. 18, 2010

  177. "Who was the better president, Abraham Lincoln or FDR?"
    John, Feb. 12, 2010

  178. "Should the government have more control over daycare?"
    Priscilla, Jan. 25, 2010

  179. "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

  180. "Were the Pilgrims terrorists?"
    Steve, Dec. 10, 2009

  181. "Was Ronald Reagan a good president?"
    Steve, Dec. 3, 2009

  182. "Was Bill Clinton a good president?"
    Steve, Dec. 3, 2009

  183. "Was George W. Bush a good president?"
    Steve, Dec. 3, 2009

  184. "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

  185. "Can you put on the topic of capitalism vs socialism?"
    Jasmine, Nov. 19, 2009

  186. "Was Hasan’s attack at Fort Hood an act of terrorism?"
    Steve, Nov. 17, 2009

  187. "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

  188. "Has the US usually supported foreign democracies?"
    Steve, Oct. 16, 2009

  189. "Is capitalism the best economic system for promoting freedom?"
    Jeff, Sep. 30, 2009

  190. "Is America a capitalist country?"
    Steve, Sep. 29, 2009

  191. "Should the US get rid of daylight saving time?"
    Tracey, Sep. 21, 2009

  192. "Should top Bush administration officials be charged with war crimes?"
    Jeff, Sep. 21, 2009

  193. "Should the US continue its embargo against Cuba?"
    Tim, Aug. 12, 2009

  194. "Does reverse discrimination improve civil liberties?"
    Charles, July 29, 2009

  195. "Are women capable of serving in combat, and if so, should conscripted women be compelled to serve in combat?"
    Chris, Apr. 24, 2009

  196. "Should Indian tribal territories be considered sovereign nations?"
    Bob, Mar. 25, 2009

  197. "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

  198. "Should Obama have the right to take the 2nd Amendment away from us?"
    Anonymous, Mar. 22, 2009

  199. "I would like to see something on raising the military enlistment age to 21."
    Thea, Mar. 9, 2009

  200. "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

  201. "I would like to suggest a discussion on the benefits of having term limits for our elected officials in Congress."
    Lee, Feb. 25, 2009

  202. "Should the United States withdraw our military forces from Afghanistan?"
    Dave, Feb. 1, 2009

  203. "What are the pros and cons of the preemptive war doctrine?"
    Thomas, Jan. 22, 2009

  204. "Is the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) involved in drug smuggling?"
    Jeff, Jan. 15, 2009

  205. "Should we loosen up border security between the United States and Canada?"
    Meghan, Jan. 6, 2009

  206. "Should the voting age be lowered?"
    Charlene, Dec. 27, 2008

  207. "Is the grand-jury system in the US used for political persecution?"
    Jeff, Dec. 4, 2008

  208. "Should John McCain be the individual to resolve Gitmo and its occupants?"
    Les, Dec. 3, 2008

  209. "Why are elected politicians allowed to take time off work to campaign for re-election?"
    Chris, Aug. 22, 2008

  210. "Is our Government doing anything to protect our innocent and precious children?"
    Mary, Apr. 24, 2008

  211. "Should the Earth Liberation Front (ELF) and Animal Liberation Front (ALF) be considered terrorist organizations?"
    Jeff, Mar. 5, 2008

  212. "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

  213. "Does current airport security go against our civil liberties?"
    Hanxi, Feb. 27, 2008

  214. "Have the wars the US has started been for democracy?"
    Steve, Feb. 22, 2008

  215. "Is it time for a new Constitutional Convention to address issues that may need reform in our current constitution?"
    Stuart, Feb. 14, 2008

  216. "Should tobacco use in the U.S. be banned as it is in several other countries?"
    Kyle, Jan. 9, 2008

  217. "What is more important in a President, being honest or being competent?"
    Steve, Dec. 10, 2007

  218. "Should political campaigns be publicly financed?"
    Steve, Dec. 5, 2007

  219. "Is America winning the global war on terror?"
    Tracey, Nov. 20, 2007

  220. "Is U.S. doing enough to care for our veterans?"
    Steve, Nov. 11, 2007

  221. "I'd love to see you guys put something together on whether or not Bush and Cheney should be impeached."
    Adam, Nov. 7, 2007

  222. "Can moral values and ethical behavior be 'legislated'?"
    Bill, Oct. 3, 2007

  223. "Should it [the US Postal Service] be deleted and we select private companies to handle it or?"
    Lisa, Aug. 17, 2007

  224. "Should a new military draft be implemented?"
    Eric, July 26, 2007

  225. "Referendum-based government?"
    Rob, July 23, 2007

  226. "Should America have a national language?"
    Anonymous, June 11, 2007

  227. "Why is the average American so detached from our democratic government?"
    Jack, May 24, 2007

  228. "Holistic Government?"
    Mike, May 8, 2007

  229. "Amnesty for illegal immigrants?"
    Betty, May 3, 2007

  230. "Is the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) good for America?"
    Steve, Apr. 9, 2007

  231. "What are the pros and cons of welfare reform?"
    Rudolph, Mar. 28, 2007

  232. "Should the U.S. require mandatory voting?"
    Anonymous, Mar. 15, 2007

  233. "Should the voting age be altered?"
    Anonymous, Mar. 15, 2007

  234. "What are the pros and cons of our current homeless policies?"
    Cynthia, Mar. 6, 2007

  235. "Is Al Qaeda a terrorist organization?"
    Todd, Feb. 28, 2007

  236. "Is the use of torture appropriate for the United States?"
    Steve, Feb. 20, 2007

  237. "What are the pros and cons of the foster care system?"
    Lideya, Feb. 4, 2007

  238. "If the draft is ever reinstated should women be included?"
    Joan, Dec. 24, 2006

  239. "Local, state and federal handling of Katrina."
    Dave, Dec. 21, 2006

  240. "Should D.C. residents have full representation in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives?"
    Sam, Nov. 22, 2006

  241. "Are multilateral efforts beneficial to US interests?"
    Alissa, Oct. 24, 2006

  242. "What are appropriate roles for the National Guard: overseas combat, disaster relief, border security, abolishment?"
    Aaron, Oct. 12, 2006

  243. "Is the war in Iraq keeping terrorism away from the U.S.?"
    Alicia, Oct. 12, 2006

  244. "Should a woman be deemed okay for U.S. President?"
    Jessica, Sep. 15, 2006

  245. "Should reparations be paid to the descendants of American slaves?"
    Larry, July 31, 2006

  246. "Is regime change good for America?"
    Steve, June 12, 2006

  247. "Should the U.S. require mandatory national service?"
    Aaron, June 5, 2006

  248. "Should Harriet Tubman be honored with a National Holiday in her memory?"
    Sue, Feb. 28, 2006

  249. "Should privacy be sacrificed in favor of security?"
    Wadia, Feb. 12, 2006

  250. "Should a wall be constructed on the USA/Mexico border to combat illegal immigration to the U.S.?"
    Stephen, Dec. 21, 2005

  251. "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

  252. "To what degree should elected officials be responsible for deception to the public?"
    Victoria, June 17, 2005

  253. "Is Arnold Schwarzenegger an effective governor?"
    Skylar, May 26, 2005

  254. "Should closeted politicians who vote in favor of anti-gay discriminatory policies be 'outed'?"
    Paul, Apr. 14, 2005

  255. "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

  256. "Immigration - Open or closed borders and the issues surrounding each?"
    Scott, Jan. 24, 2005

  257. "Should the Electoral College be abolished?"
    Scott, Oct. 31, 2004

  258. "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

  259. "Should U.S. elections be conducted using electronic voting machines?"
    Steve, July 25, 2004
G. RELIGION (52)
  1. "Should priests, rabbis and other clergy bless weapons, houses of prostitution, or euthanasia and abortion clinics?"
    Anonymous, Mar. 29, 2018

  2. "Whether government should support countries that persecute Christians?"
    Hope, Nov. 13, 2017

  3. "Can you pro and con the topic of if Muslims should be able to wear their religious clothing while competing."
    Eliza, Apr. 3, 2017

  4. "Procon on the LDS Church. For example, is polygamy legal or moral if it is a religious belief?"
    Anonymous, Mar. 13, 2017

  5. "Should Pope John Paul II have been made a saint?"
    Jose, Mar. 10, 2017

  6. "Should there be separation of Church and State?"
    Joseph, Dec. 2, 2016

  7. "Religious hypocrisy in America, how our laws and controversial topics are influenced by religion."
    Meagan, Oct. 26, 2016

  8. "Should the practice of animal sacrifice remain legal?"
    Elizabeth, Mar. 11, 2016

  9. "Should government funding be given to not-for-profit religious groups for poor relief?"
    Brad, Feb. 19, 2016

  10. "Is life pointless?"
    Anonymous, Sep. 22, 2015

  11. "Is faith effective in your relationship with God and people?"
    Felipe, Dec. 6, 2014

  12. "Does faith encompass hope nurtured in the mind and anchored in trusting a higher power?"
    Felipe, Dec. 6, 2014

  13. "Is hope as a mindful dimension of faith helpful in practical ways?"
    Felipe, Dec. 6, 2014

  14. "Should Christmas decorations be banned on public property?"
    Anonymous, Dec. 2, 2014

  15. "Are new religious movements (Such as Scientology) official religions or not?"
    Kyle, Oct. 12, 2014

  16. "Are religious and supernatural beliefs harmless?"
    Kyle, Oct. 12, 2014

  17. "I'd like to see if Pope John Paul II was a good or bad pope"
    Jose, Aug. 14, 2014

  18. "Was America founded as a Christiannation?"
    Steve, July 26, 2014

  19. "Should churches be able to endorse or oppose political candidates?"
    Alexander, June 19, 2014

  20. "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

  21. "I would like for ProCon.org 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

  22. "Do religious people or atheists have better morals?"
    Justin, Nov. 17, 2013

  23. "Did Jesus of Nazareth actually exist?"
    Dennis, June 20, 2013

  24. "Should the state apply greater scrutiny to applications for religious exemptions?"
    Val, Sep. 27, 2012

  25. "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

  26. "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

  27. "Has religion been a force for peace?"
    Steve, Apr. 22, 2010

  28. "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

  29. "'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

  30. "Should priests be celibate?"
    Kamy, Apr. 1, 2010

  31. "Should people be forced to believe in God and afterlife? Even though they don't want to?"
    Amanda, Mar. 17, 2010

  32. "Debate of cults versus religion. Also, the prejudice against Mormons."
    Melinda, Mar. 17, 2010

  33. "[In religion are] there times when a divorce should be acceptable other than death?"
    Katrina, Feb. 12, 2010

  34. "Are Faith and Reason compatible?"
    Neil, Feb. 7, 2010

  35. "Who has the power to decide what is good and evil?"
    Patrick, Jan. 26, 2010

  36. "Islam: Sunni, Shiite, which countries are predominantly which, when the differences arose."
    Greg, Dec. 23, 2009

  37. "Is the Shroud of Turin relic genuine?"
    David, Oct. 8, 2009

  38. "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

  39. "Has religion been a force for peace?"
    Steve, July 7, 2008

  40. "Does God exist?"
    Anonymous, Apr. 14, 2008

  41. "Is Pope Benedict XVI a representative of God here on earth?"
    Stephanie, Nov. 9, 2007

  42. "Why not do a creation vs. evolution website? It's a classic debate."
    David, Oct. 12, 2007

  43. "If marriage is a sacred institution authored by God, should atheists be allowed to marry?"
    Joe, Oct. 8, 2007

  44. "Are religious more moral then non-believers?"
    Steve, May 29, 2007

  45. "Is it ethical to tolerate extremist, repressive, and violent religions in today's volatile world?"
    Trisha, Apr. 24, 2007

  46. "Should Bibles be allowed in school along with other religious books?"
    Trevor, Apr. 4, 2007

  47. "Is Islam a peaceful religion or a religious cover for violence and death?"
    Rich, Dec. 15, 2006

  48. "Is suicide a forgivable sin?"
    Brett, Nov. 15, 2006

  49. "Should religious groups receive special permission to use illegal drugs such as marijuana and peyote in their religious rituals?"
    Patty, Oct. 31, 2005

  50. "Should we honor the Muslim stamp?"
    Kelly, Sep. 27, 2005

  51. "Is America a Christian nation?"
    Jeff, Nov. 24, 2004

  52. "Should the ten commandments be displayed in a public building?"
    Pat, Aug. 12, 2004
H. SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (190)
  1. "I would like to see arguments and pro/con for tracking devices in firearms."
    Jordan, May 9, 2018

  2. "Should the government ban unbreakable digital locks?"
    Ethan, May 8, 2018

  3. "I would like to see a topic on PTC (positive train control), because not many people are aware of what we could do to reduce train crashes."
    Eric, Apr. 23, 2018

  4. "Should kids spend less time on electronics?"
    Vaughn, Apr. 18, 2018

  5. "Should internet access be a human right?"
    Lillionna, Apr. 18, 2018

  6. "[T]he illegal downloading of protected content, or simply put, internet piracy."
    Dennis, Dec. 2, 2017

  7. "Is it ethical to genetically engineer humans to be able to spend a lengthy amount of time in space?"
    Heather, Nov. 16, 2017

  8. "Pros and cons of doing household chores by machines?"
    Engy, Sep. 14, 2017

  9. "CRISPR is something that I will see debated in my lifetime, and I would love to see an article on here about it."
    Anna, Aug. 1, 2017

  10. "I would like to see a pro/con about the removal of the 4 lower snake river dams."
    Benjamin, May 31, 2017

  11. "I would like to know the pros and cons of having free internet services."
    Sapeda, May 4, 2017

  12. "Are autonomous cars safer than normal cars?"
    Anonymous, Apr. 6, 2017

  13. "Should we trust self driving cars?"
    Clover, Feb. 28, 2017

  14. "How microorganisms will help to clean up oil spills now and in the future?"
    Cameron, Feb. 20, 2017

  15. "I would like to know whether or not the government should restrict technology."
    Riley, Jan. 27, 2017

  16. "Is AI [artificial intelligence] ethical?"
    Tom, Jan. 10, 2017

  17. "Should electroconvulsive therapy still be practiced because of safety concerns?"
    Halle, Dec. 5, 2016

  18. "Can Wikileaks be considered a credible source?"
    Ruben, Nov. 29, 2016

  19. "I would like a Pro/Con argument about whether apps help you or waste your time."
    Sarah, Nov. 27, 2016

  20. "I believe a completely missed area of concern related to pipelines is computer security. Both the DAPL and Key XL appear to have little or nothing in the public realm about what steps they have/will take to modernize the security of their PLC components controlling the pipelines... I think ProCon should do an investigative/educational piece on computer security in these mega-projects."
    Karl, Nov. 27, 2016

  21. "The pros and cons of developing genome editing technology, specifically CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Palindromic Repeats)."
    Zachary, Nov. 13, 2016

  22. "Are Human-Like Robots safe?"
    Janet, Oct. 12, 2016

  23. "The pros and cons of humans being immortal?"
    Jose, Sep. 28, 2016

  24. "Should Pluto still be classified as a regular planet or should it continue its status as a dwarf planet?"
    Jose, Sep. 28, 2016

  25. "Should the government be spending more money preserving and protecting our oceans, since they do cover three-fourths of our planet and provide us with innumerable resources, rather than putting so much time, effort and money into space exploration?"
    Jennifer, July 22, 2016

  26. "Should we limit the number of oil rigs currently drilling in our seas (ie. The Gulf of Mexico)?"
    Jennifer, July 22, 2016

  27. "Should the commercial fishing industry be more tightly regulated to preserve and protect the various targeted species from becoming commercially extinct?"
    Jennifer, July 22, 2016

  28. "Abiotic evolution is it possible?
    1.How did DNA & RNA evolve?
    2.How did cellular respiration evolve?"
    Timothy, July 16, 2016

  29. "I was wondering if there could be a piece written over pollution? More specifically, how pollution, such as plastic, has an effect on humans and the environment."
    Kayla, July 13, 2016

  30. "Mind-Body Dualism - does consciousness 'exist' as a product of the brain, or as an independent entity?"
    Jordan, May 21, 2016

  31. "I'd like to suggest that y'all do something about colonizing other planets. Moon or Mars could work. Is it worth expending all of these resources on a project that has low odds of working?"
    William, May 10, 2016

  32. "Could you make a pro/con list on the use of artificial intelligence and if it has gone too far or not?"
    Robert, May 7, 2016

  33. "I feel there must be a debate on the benefits and drawbacks of the federal government's limiting of our oil reserves."
    David, Apr. 7, 2016

  34. "It would be great to have some more digital citizenship debates on here. I'd love to see something about ad-blocking software, age restrictions and social media, and screen time."
    Shie, Mar. 18, 2016

  35. "How about doing a topic around 'amniocentesis' to find genetic inheritance?"
    Chris, Mar. 13, 2016

  36. "I think you should add an Android vs. Apple section."
    Colin, Feb. 20, 2016

  37. "Should parents be able to customize their children (i.e. choose sex, eye color, build, etc.)?"
    Amie, Feb. 10, 2016

  38. "The ethical, moral, and possibly social effects of genetic testing (either diagnostic or prenatal)."
    Kameron, Feb. 5, 2016

  39. "A pro/con on women in STEM fields would be a good idea."
    Jenna, Jan. 22, 2016

  40. "Gaining root access to cellphones AKA jailbreaking, rooting, etc."
    Roberto, Jan. 6, 2016

  41. "[Should] Government should prefer exploration of space beyond the earth's atmosphere to exploration of Earth's oceans?"
    Stan, Dec. 22, 2015

  42. "Does technology make us feel more alone, rather than connected?"
    Morganne, Dec. 2, 2015

  43. "Adding wi-fi to school buses."
    James, Nov. 19, 2015

  44. "I didn't see telepathy..."
    Lewis, Nov. 11, 2015

  45. "Should scientists create artificial organisms?"
    Chris, Nov. 7, 2015

  46. "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

  47. "The topic of distracted attention spans and the Internet or distracted attention and any number of electronic devices."
    Cynthia, Sep. 4, 2015

  48. "Internet free speech vs. disabilities?"
    Juli, July 3, 2015

  49. "The dangers of silica sand mining for the hydraulic fracturing industry?"
    Nicholas, Apr. 29, 2015

  50. "Should dolphins be trained as soldiers to the Navy?"
    Lauren, Apr. 20, 2015

  51. "Should kids under the age of 13 have a phone?"
    Kylea, Apr. 10, 2015

  52. "De-Extinction - should we use biotechnology to resurrect extinct species?"
    Amanda, Apr. 8, 2015

  53. "Pros and cons on cutting down trees for trees and pros and cons on cutting down trees for humans."
    Brenna, Feb. 20, 2015

  54. "Please make the pros and cons for internet filtering."
    Youssef, Feb. 9, 2015

  55. Do thunderstorms affect the ozone layer in a good way, or a bad way?
    Kyle, Dec. 21, 2014

  56. "Liquid fluoride thorium reactors (LFTRs)?"
    Richard, Nov. 19, 2014

  57. "Everybody wants to know about bigfoot. It is a very controversial topic."
    Anonymous, Nov. 18, 2014

  58. "Pro/con for digital spying on kids and teens?"
    Lars, Nov. 5, 2014

  59. "Cellular uses and the impact that it can cause to our children behaviors (pro & com)?"
    Franklin, Sep. 18, 2014

  60. "Honeybee production, how honeybees live their short, artificial lives, and the recent reduction in honeybees."
    Kate, Sep. 16, 2014

  61. "Is the Big Bang theory good science?"
    Anthony, June 20, 2014

  62. "I suggest having the topic of hard G or soft G in pronouncing GIF."
    Kevin, June 4, 2014

  63. "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

  64. "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

  65. "Pros and cons of owning an electric car."
    Brianna, Apr. 29, 2014

  66. "Is the constant progression of technology benefiting our society or is it actually harming us?"
    Haylley, Apr. 19, 2014

  67. "Should everyone have an iPad?"
    Keilani, Apr. 8, 2014

  68. "[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

  69. "Please consider overpopulation of the Earth (will it kill the human race or will something else do it first)."
    Cynthia, Feb. 14, 2014

  70. "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

  71. "You should make a controversy on the development in military and space technology."
    John, Jan. 9, 2014

  72. "You should have a topic on if mermaids are real or not based on the Animal Planet documentary."
    Lindsay, Nov. 7, 2013

  73. "Have we become too dependent on technology?"
    Jaiden, Nov. 6, 2013

  74. "I would like to suggest human cloning for a topic under science and technology."
    Nathan, Oct. 29, 2013

  75. "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

  76. "Should it be legal to power diesel engines with vegetable oil?"
    Chris, Aug. 17, 2013

  77. "I think it would be interesting if you would list the pros and cons about this job, forensic anthropologist."
    Thalia, July 10, 2013

  78. "In view of our technical developments are battleships and super-high flying planes, at their huge costs, justified?"
    Morris, June 24, 2013

  79. "I would like to see some articles on transhumanism. It seems like a very goodopic for this site."
    Xavier, Apr. 1, 2013

  80. "What are the pro/cons of artificial dog breeding?"
    Charlie, Mar. 16, 2013

  81. "Is scientism as a worldview effecting science as a source of knowledge?"
    Michael, Mar. 13, 2013

  82. "Eugenics. What might be the consequences of discouraging its practices? Are we promoting dysgenics by doing so?
    Scott, Feb. 28, 2013

  83. "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

  84. "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

  85. "Does technology affect obesity?"
    Marissa, Oct. 8, 2012

  86. "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

  87. "The increasing dependency on computers."
    Enrique, July 2, 2012

  88. "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

  89. "Environment (deforrestation, global warming, acid rain, etc.)"
    Bill, May 5, 2012

  90. "Invasive Species (increased import regulation or outright ban of exotic pets)"
    Bill, May 5, 2012

  91. "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

  92. "Should NASA be privatized?"
    Eileen, Feb. 20, 2012

  93. "I'd like to see pro/con information for SOPA, the Software Online Piracy Act."
    Pat, Jan. 30, 2012

  94. "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

  95. "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

  96. "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

  97. "Does the internet have the power to annihilate the truth?"
    Diana, July 25, 2011

  98. "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

  99. "Did the oil companies really kill off the popular electric cars built, leased and sold in the 1990s?"
    Andrew, June 6, 2011

  100. "Do the benefits of animal testing outweigh the moral arguments against it?"
    Mark, May 25, 2011

  101. "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

  102. "Can machines equal humans in emotions or judgment?"
    Dennis, Mar. 31, 2011

  103. "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

  104. "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

  105. "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

  106. "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

  107. "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

  108. "Should aborted fetuses be used for stem cell research?"
    Christian, Feb. 7, 2011

  109. "I would love to see some historical topics included like 'What were the Pros and Cons of the Industrial Revolution.'"
    Donald, Jan. 30, 2011

  110. "Should slickwater hydrofracking and horizontal drilling be allowed for natural gas extraction?"
    Larry, Jan. 27, 2011

  111. "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

  112. "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

  113. "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

  114. "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

  115. "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

  116. "Can you give me the pros and cons of sending humans into space?"
    Spencer, Nov. 15, 2010

  117. "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

  118. "Will changing the net neutrality principle undermine internet users' free and open internet access?"
    Marcus, Oct. 27, 2010

  119. "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

  120. "What is net neutrality? What are the costs and benefits to society of having or not having net neutrality?"
    Mohammad, Aug. 18, 2010

  121. "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

  122. "Pros and cons of the new 'augmented reality' technology."
    Jane Goodman, July 30, 2010

  123. "Should animals be used for research?"
    Kim, July 16, 2010

  124. "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

  125. "Not sure how you choose your topics, but I did not see one about Evolution - fact or theory."
    Kollyn, June 18, 2010

  126. "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

  127. "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

  128. "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

  129. "Off shore drilling."
    Sherry, May 3, 2010

  130. "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

  131. "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

  132. "How many times is it ok to breed an animal?"
    Alexis, Apr. 6, 2010

  133. "Please provide pros and cons regarding the psychological technique of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Thank you."
    L., Mar. 28, 2010

  134. "Global Warming - science or fiction?"
    Gary, Mar. 18, 2010

  135. "I need some information/notes concerning xenotransplantation for my colleagues' daughter for her studies."
    Nasreen, Mar. 10, 2010

  136. "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

  137. "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

  138. "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

  139. "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

  140. "Should man continue to go to the moon or try to go to Mars?"
    Meghan, Feb. 12, 2010

  141. "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

  142. "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

  143. "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

  144. "Are UFOs and associated phenomena real or imagined?"
    Nizzle, Jan. 4, 2010

  145. "Should texting while driving be banned?"
    Richard, Dec. 16, 2009

  146. "Do humans cause a substantial part of global warming?"
    Steve, Dec. 10, 2009

  147. "Is it safe to percolate coffee on top of the stove in those old aluminum coffee pots?"
    Kathy, Dec. 8, 2009

  148. "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

  149. "Are rechargeable batteries smart to use?"
    Steve, Nov. 4, 2009

  150. "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

  151. "How about a forum of... environmental cost/benefit analysis?"
    Ray, Oct. 15, 2009

  152. "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

  153. "Is population control (birth control methods, and probably abortion and euthanasia) a desirable solution for the Green / ecological movement?"
    Josée, Sep. 2, 2009

  154. "If there's a possibility to achieve propulsion in vehicles without the use of any fuel, would ProCon.org be willing to explore such a theory?"
    Guy, May 21, 2009

  155. "Can you make a page about oil drilling in ANWR (the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge)?"
    Dexter, Feb. 17, 2009

  156. "Should the genetic engineering of humans, plants, and animals be pursued?"
    Jeff, Dec. 30, 2008

  157. "I would like the pros and cons of baby sign language."
    Sonja, Aug. 22, 2008

  158. "Have/are the US oil companies been exploiting all the tracts they have rights to in the US?"
    Steve, July 15, 2008

  159. "Darwinism v. intelligent design?"
    Steve, May 27, 2008

  160. "Should citizens be held responsible by the government for their individual carbon use? Should fossil fuels be rationed?"
    Pudge, May 10, 2008

  161. "Should mountaintop removal (a method of coal-mining) be banned?"
    Maggie, Mar. 24, 2008

  162. "Should p2p file sharing be controlled?"
    Matt, Feb. 25, 2008

  163. "Should plasma technology be used to treat municipal waste?"
    Steve, Feb. 22, 2008

  164. "Can desalinization be a smart alternative to water shortages?"
    Steve, Feb. 20, 2008

  165. "Should vivisection still be taking place in the 21st century?"
    Valerie, May 25, 2007

  166. "Are robotic libraries better?"
    Steve, Apr. 24, 2007

  167. "Which alternative auto fuels (such as ethanol, etc.), if any, should be used?"
    Steve, Apr. 16, 2007

  168. "What are the pros and cons of using wind power?"
    Brett, Nov. 27, 2006

  169. "What are the pros and cons of the erosion control methods to protect barrier islands?"
    Paige, Nov. 20, 2006

  170. "Should we vaporize our trash at high temperatures to try to avoid pollution?"
    Steve, Sep. 26, 2006

  171. "Would the U.S. switching to alternative energy sources end Global Warming?"
    Priscilla, Sep. 12, 2006

  172. "Should DDT be allowed back into the environment?"
    Rafi, May 23, 2006

  173. "Should there be such a thing as military use of dolphins?"
    Henry, Apr. 28, 2006

  174. "Should the U.S. military be permitted to advance weapons that will make them deadlier in the near future?"
    Brie, Apr. 11, 2006

  175. "Why can't the U.S. grow all its own energy, such as growing enough corn to make ethanol?"
    Chris, Feb. 26, 2006

  176. "Is human cloning right to do?"
    Kellen, Feb. 25, 2006

  177. "Should the Space Shuttle still be flying?"
    Jim, Jan. 29, 2006

  178. "Should the use of cell phones in schools be allowed?"
    Hannah, Jan. 25, 2006

  179. "Is the 'peak oil' theory valid?"
    Matthew, Jan. 23, 2006

  180. "Is technology training us to demand instant gratification and making the world too fast?"
    Stephen, Dec. 21, 2005

  181. "Should use of cell phones should be prohibited while operating a motor vehicle?"
    Angela, Nov. 11, 2005

  182. "Is there an oil shortage?"
    Steve, Oct. 5, 2005

  183. "Is it natural to have surrogate mothers?"
    Whitney, Sep. 23, 2005

  184. "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

  185. "Energy independence - What do we need, where do we get it and at what cost?"
    Scott, Jan. 24, 2005

  186. "Embryonic Stem Cell Research?"
    Lauren, Jan. 22, 2005

  187. "Is there an environmental threat to human society?"
    Griffin, Oct. 23, 2004

  188. "Is industrial development sustainable within the context of the environmental constraints?"
    Griffin, Oct. 23, 2004

  189. "Should the U.S. ratify the Kyoto Protocol?"
    Griffin, Oct. 23, 2004

  190. "Would the McCain-Liebermann bill be effective in reducing carbon emissions?"
    Griffin, Oct. 23, 2004
I. SEX & GENDER (105)

  1. "What are the pros and cons of shaving one's pubic hair?"
    Jose, May 2, 2018

  2. "Information on the #metoo movement vs impact of false accusations (i.e. impact on careers, jail, lawsuits, etc)."
    Frankie, May 1, 2018

     
  3. "I would like to suggest arranged marriage and their impact on women."
    Freya, Feb. 28, 2018

  4. "I would be interested in the pros and cons of stay-at-home fathers."
    CJ, Jan. 20, 2018

  5. "I'm interested in research and debates on the taxing feminine/period products."
    Anonymous, Feb. 12, 2018

  6. "[T]opics about school or restaurant dress codes and how they are discriminatory or - in other words - sexist."
    Anonymous, Nov. 4, 2018

  7. "I would like to see a debate on whether sexual harassment policies in the work place are strong enough or not."
    Jana, Nov. 30, 2017

  8. "Please include a debate about whether 'plus-sizes' should exist."
    Barbara, Nov. 2, 2017

  9. "Should couples live together before marriage?"
    Bezezu, Mar. 22, 2017

  10. "Can we choose our gender? Or is it innate?"
    Jesse, Mar. 21, 2017

  11. "Should there be condom machines in high schools?"
    Jose, Mar. 10, 2017

  12. "I would love a pro/con list for how parents and teachers encourage rape culture."
    Jade, Feb. 28, 2017

  13. "Should women get paid the same as men?"
    Clover, Feb. 28, 2017

  14. "What are the pros and cons of the swinging lifestyle?"
    Jose, Feb. 11, 2017

  15. "I wonder if you would consider opening up a forum devoted to discussing women's rights versus men's rights?"
    Laurella, Jan. 28, 2017

  16. "Should parents need a license to procreate?"
    Alex, Nov. 17, 2017

  17. "I think there should be a topic on gender discrimination."
    Jayson, Dec. 12, 2016

  18. "Could you do some research on how truly different male and females are genetically and mentally?... With the exceptions of gender dysphoria, are some gendered ideas a natural result of brain structure and biology?"
    Sterling, Oct. 30, 2016

  19. "Single fathers don't get as much help as single mothers because there is a bias."
    Elizabeth, Oct. 13, 2016

  20. "Do you think you could put the age of consent as a debated topic?"
    Logan, Sep. 16, 2016

  21. "[email protected] and variety of fetishism people have... I would like to know the pros and cons of each fetish. Especially the dangerous ones."
    Judith, Sep. 10, 2016

  22. "I would enjoy seeing a debate about whether or not transgendered people should be allowed to perform in the Olympic Games."
    Michael, July 28, 2016

  23. "We should kinkshame the kinkless until kinks are accepted in society."
    Jesus, July 18, 2016

  24. "Secretary of Defense Ash Carter's decision to fully integrate women into all combat units. Does this benefit our military and our society, or does this make our military less effective putting our nation at risk."
    Jordan, Apr. 10, 2016

  25. "The topic of baby changing stations in men's restrooms is an up and coming debate that I think would be interesting to see the pros and cons of."
    Desereah, Mar. 27, 2016

  26. "I suggest a discussion about Gender Identity; rights of transgenders, education in schools about nonbinary and genderfluid individuals. States granting the right to legally change one's gender on their license without paying for a sex change surgery."
    EJ, Feb. 5, 2016

  27. "Is it bad to have sexual intercourse with many amiss women?"
    OJ, Jan. 26, 2016


  28. "Forced sterilization and different reasons one might be forced to be sterilized."
    Alicia, Jan. 13, 2016

  29. "I would like to see a discussion on the ethics of goodness-of-fit, in terms of informed consent for adults with a diminished decisional capacity."
    Jessamyn, Jan. 12, 2016

  30. "I'd like to see a debate on whether or not sex in public should be allowed."
    Jose, Dec. 9, 2015

  31. "I strongly suggest more topics involving transgender rights."
    Mary, Dec. 4, 2015

  32. "Should teaching consent be added to sexual education curriculum?"
    Kelsie, Nov. 18, 2015

  33. "I would like to see a debate about whether Birth Control should be OTC or not."
    Jacob, Nov. 12, 2015

  34. "Should transgender individuals be allowed to join the military?"
    Thaddeus, Nov. 9, 2015

  35. "Should women be used as combat soldiers?"
    Benjamin, Nov. 4, 2015

  36. "I would like to suggest covering the issue of human trafficking and sex trafficking."
    Sarah, Oct. 15, 2015

  37. "I would like to see a debate on funding of domestic violence shelters. It can be done from a free market (neoclassical) economic view and a Keynesian economic view."
    Darlene, Oct. 14, 2015

  38. "Domestic violence?"
    Heather, Oct. 7, 2015

  39. "Whether or not women in the military should have the same physical standards as men?"
    Silas, Oct. 17, 2015

  40. "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

  41. "I'd love to see a Pro/Con analysis of taxpayer funded gender reassignment surgery."
    Julianne, Aug. 26, 2015

  42. "Women in the military"
    Eugene, Mar. 10, 2015

  43. "Should teenage pregnancy be considered a good thing?"
    Anonymous, Mar. 1, 2015

  44. "What are pros and cons of being a feminist, and being involved with feminism?"
    Mary, Feb. 19, 2015

  45. "How does religion affect sexuality in the world and how do politics effect sexuality in the world."
    Mateo, Feb. 10, 2015

  46. "What are the pros and cons of having an affair?"
    Bridget, Nov. 8, 2014

  47. "Are sexual paraphilias normal?"
    Kyle, Oct. 13, 2014

  48. "Should people pleasure themselves, sexually (masturbation)?"
    Kyle, Oct. 13, 2014

  49. "Do mothers who work outside of the home have a negative impact on their children?"
    Karen, Sep. 12, 2014

  50. "Should employers have to pay for contraceptives?"
    Joseph, July 10, 2014

  51. "I think a premarital cohabitation topic would be an interesting one."
    Ashley, Mar. 13, 2014

  52. "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

  53. "Should mom have to stay at home for her young children and to do house chores?"
    Jiin, Oct. 20, 2013

  54. "Should women be allowed in the infantry?"
    Kristina, Oct. 2, 2013

  55. "I would like to see the issue of women in combat roles in our military."
    Napolean, Sep. 29, 2013

  56. "Look at the issue of arrangedmarriages."
    Susan, Aug. 29, 2013

  57. "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

  58. "I would really like to see an article about the controversial topic of women on the front lines."
    Tiffany, Mar. 22, 2013

  59. "I'd like to see a section about nations banning online porn."
    Ana, Mar. 1, 2013

  60. "How about 'women in combat' as a new issue?"
    Dan, Feb. 6, 2013

  61. "Is sexual monogomy necessary for a good marriage?"
    Steve, Nov. 21, 2012

  62. "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

  63. "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

  64. "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

  65. "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

  66. "I teach AP US Politics and Government, and would love to see more issues, such as... gay adoption rights."
    Norene, Oct. 5, 2011

  67. "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

  68. "Should same-sex couples be permitted to raise children?"
    David, July 28, 2011

  69. "I would like to see a Pros vs Cons on routine infant circumcision here. It is widely debated and just on babycenter.com alone you see many many heated debates about this issue."
    Cindy, June 9, 2011

  70. "Circumcision: female and male, pros and cons."
    Anonymous, June 3, 2011

  71. "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

  72. "Should sex education be taught in kindergarten?"
    Bob, Feb. 15, 2011

  73. "Are women superior to men?"
    Jon, Oct. 24, 2010

  74. "Resolved, that women should be drafted into the military."
    Alex, Oct. 27, 2010

  75. "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

  76. "Do men and women love differently?"
    Terryal, Sep. 29, 2010

  77. "Are men and woman fundamentally different?"
    Steve, Sep. 17, 2010

  78. "Do sex education classes increase youth pregnancy?"
    Steve, Apr. 27, 2010

  79. "Are boys generally better at math than girls?"
    Steve, Apr. 1, 2010

  80. "Is sex addiction a disease? (In response to the Tiger Woods controversy)."
    Monica, Mar. 5, 2010


  81. "Are women generally angrier than men?"
    Steve, Dec. 18, 2009

  82. "Is monogamy the natural state for man?"
    Steve, Nov. 19, 2009

  83. "Is there a pedophilia gene?"
    Bob, Nov. 21, 2008

  84. "Should the definition of a traditional marriage be redefined to include homosexuals?"
    Patrick, Oct. 26, 2008

  85. "Would a constitutional amendment banning homosexual marriage make my heterosexual marriage a symbol of intolerance?"
    Fred, Sep. 20, 2008

  86. "Is it normal for married people to have affairs?"
    Steve, Apr. 8, 2008

  87. "Should the Boy Scouts continue to keep gays and non believers out of their organization?"
    Steve, Feb. 19, 2008

  88. "Why is female circumcision considered barbaric while male circumcision is routinely performed?"
    Tamara, Jan. 7, 2008

  89. "Should gays be allowed to serve in the U.S. military?"
    Stacy, Nov. 20, 2007

  90. "Should Abstinence only education be funded? and/or Abstinence only vs Comprehensive Sex Ed in Schools?"
    Melissa, Sep. 9, 2007

  91. "What are the pros and cons of interracial relationships?"
    Cari, July 13, 2007

  92. "Does society have the right to ban consensual sex between adult siblings or cousins?"
    Joe, Mar. 12, 2007

  93. "Should Sexual Education be taught in High Schools?"
    Jonathan, Mar. 11, 2007

  94. "Should schools segregate classes by gender? Do boys perform better in the classroom with boys and girls better without boys?"
    Latina, Nov. 29, 2006

  95. "Does legal prostitution reduce crime?"
    Steve, Oct. 3, 2006

  96. "Should public high schools be allowed to pass out contraceptives to students without the consent of parents?"
    Jennifer, July 6, 2006

  97. "Is sex good for old people?"
    Steve, June 12, 2006

  98. "Should America be a patriarchal society?"
    Judith, May 1, 2006

  99. "Should the father have a say in regards to his future son/daughter?"
    Crystal, Mar. 13, 2006

  100. "Is conventional heterosexual sex truly demonstrated to be the main cause of HIV spread in Africa?"
    John, Nov. 5, 2005

  101. "Should parents be the sole provider of sex education for their children?"
    Jeff, Nov. 3, 2005

  102. "Are we doing enough to stop the sexual abuse of children and minors?"
    Judith, Sep. 30, 2005

  103. "Should female genital mutilation be outlawed, even though it is seen as a female's right of passage?"
    Adrienne, Sep. 23, 2005

  104. "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

  105. "Is exposure to sexual ideas harmful to children?"
    Steve, Aug. 1, 2004
J. SPORTS (63)
  1. "Are Youth Sports Too Intense?"
    Garrett, Mar. 23, 2018

  2. "Should school sports be mandatory?"
    Zoe, Jan. 22, 2018

  3. "Make it on dog racing, or the itarod."
    Bob, Oct. 24, 2017

  4. "Should sport mascot names be more culturally respectful? Tradition vs Modern Sentiment?"
    Arica, Nov. 9, 2016

  5. "Use of supplements in strength training?"
    Rebecca, Nov. 21, 2016

  6. "Should countries invest the resources required by the IOC to host an Olympiad?; Should countries compete with one another to host an Olympiad?; What happens to the venues and infrastructure left behind by an Olympics?; How beneficial economically is an Olympiad to the host country/city?"
    Jeffery, Aug. 11, 2016

  7. "Outdoor games are batter than indoor games debate outdoor games are batter than indoor games debate."
    Muhammad, July 18, 2016

  8. "E-sports: Legitimate entertainment form or waste of time?"
    Ian, July 6, 2016

  9. "Should professional lacrosse be in the Olympics?"
    Mark, Mar. 30, 2016

  10. "Is eSports good or bad, or is eSports a sport?
    Yin, Jan. 20, 2016

  11. "Whether sports betting should be legal in the US?"
    Dylan, Jan. 11, 2016

  12. "Are participationtrophies helpful in kid sports?"
    Kellan, Dec. 9, 2015

  13. "Whether pro sports are manipulated by the leagues themselves for higher profits and greater fan enjoyment?"
    Anthony, Dec. 7, 2015

  14. "Should Division 1 college athletes be paid to play?"
    Samalie, Dec. 1, 2015

  15. "Is it safe for kids under the age of 12 to play football?"
    Jennifer, Nov. 23, 2015

  16. "Should Fantasy Sports be legal in all 50 states?"
    Jacob, Nov. 19, 2015

  17. "Minimum age for athletes to enter American professional sports (NBA, NFL, MLB, etc.)?"
    Mitchell, Nov. 5, 2015

  18. "I would like to see if people consider eSports a sport."
    John, Sep. 15, 2015

  19. "Should student athletes (collegiate) be formally paid?"
    Ryan, Apr. 7, 2015

  20. "Dance - is it a sport?"
    Shaniqua, Jan. 21, 2015

  21. 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

  22. "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

  23. "There should be a topic about when athletes should be able to enter the NBA."
    Ben, Apr. 4, 2014

  24. "The issue of concussions, and the risks of contact sports in general."
    James, Mar. 31, 2014

  25. "Should school sports require students to have good grades?"
    Holly, Mar. 25, 2014

  26. "I'd like to see a topic on how athletes are overpaid."
    Justin, Feb. 14, 2014

  27. "Should the military on the front line get paid more than NFL football players/professional athletes?"
    Ashley, Feb. 11, 2014

  28. "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

  29. "Should college athletes be paid?"
    Amy, Jan. 8, 2014

  30. "Should pro wrestling be considered a sport?"
    Nasseem, Nov. 13, 2013

  31. "I would like to see the pros and cons of excludingsoftball from the Olympics."
    Dante, Oct. 11, 2013

  32. "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

  33. "'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

  34. "One of the new topics should be 'are professional athletes overpaid?'"
    Ryan, May 19, 2013

  35. "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

  36. "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

  37. "Is cheerleading a sport?
    Sarah, Feb. 28, 2013

  38. "The Native American mascots issue would be great."
    Jay, Dec. 8, 2012

  39. "Marching Band - Is it a sport?"
    Christina, Nov. 11, 2012

  40. "Should crossbows be allowed for hunting?"
    Paul, Oct. 16, 2012

  41. "Barefoot running or elevated heel running? Is there a benefit to running barefoot? Is minimalist footwear helpful or even necessary?"
    Laura, Oct. 16, 2012

  42. "Should girls be able to play on the high school football team?"
    Emma, Oct. 15, 2012

  43. "Poker: Luck or Skill?"
    Anonymous, July 20, 2012

  44. "Should sport hunting be banned?"
    Derek, May 10, 2012

  45. "Can you do a Pro/con on boxing as after school sport?"
    Fredrick, Mar. 26, 2012

  46. "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

  47. "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

  48. "College athletic programs and professional sports... money/resources and social/cultural significance. Pros and Cons?"
    Anonymous, Dec. 8, 2010

  49. "Synthetic turf vs. Natural grass."
    Dustin, June 30, 2010

  50. "Should the NHL ban fighting?"
    Jeremy, Feb. 2, 2010

  51. "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

  52. "Do instant replay and video challenge systems make sports better for fans and athletes?"
    Tracey, Sep. 21, 2009

  53. "Should there be a salary cap in baseball?"
    Tracey, Aug. 12, 2009

  54. "Is hosting the Olympics a net benefit for a city?"
    Tracey, Aug. 12, 2009

  55. "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

  56. "Is it fair for baseball to still have an antitrust exemption?"
    Steve, Apr. 15, 2009

  57. "Should college athletes be paid and/or allowed to seek endorsements?"
    Daniel, Nov. 12, 2008

  58. "Beijing Olympics: How should the situation be handled?"
    K, May 1, 2008

  59. "Should boxing be abolished?"
    Zdithyad, Jan. 9, 2008

  60. "College Football: playoffs or current bowl system?"
    Dave, Dec. 21, 2006

  61. "Do harsher restrictions need to be placed on sports athletes to eliminate drug usage?"
    Ian, Oct. 19, 2006

  62. "Should high school athletes be allowed to be recruited by professional franchises before their college eligibility expires?"
    Jordan, Mar. 13, 2006

  63. "Should the use of steroids in sports be allowed?"
    John Small, WLPO radio, Feb. 26, 2006

  64. "Should athletes in high school be able to play more than one sport per season?"
    Kurt, Jan. 4, 2006
K. WORLD / INTERNATIONAL (144)
  1. "Wether or not pets are good for the family?"
    Rex, May 7, 2018

  2. "Should reptiles be kept as pets?"
    Darthvader, Apr. 9, 2018

  3. "Autism and Mass Shootings and whether they correlate or not?"
    Logan, Mar. 22, 2018

  4. "Is having so many languages in the world (like the current 6500 to 7000 or so) a blessing or a curse?"
    Jose, Dec. 18, 2017

  5. "The controversy over the use of plastic, including arguments on plastic safety, plastic in the environment, alternate plastic manufacturing vs. plastics made from fossil fuels, plastic recycling, etc."
    Dawn, Dec. 18, 2017

  6. "Wealth distribution. Does Sweden have the right idea?"
    Sabrina, Nov. 10, 2017

  7. "I would like to have animals in captivity be an issue that's covered."
    Emily, Oct. 9, 2017

  8. "Should Greenland become a country?"
    Jose, Aug. 12, 2017

  9. "Can you do a poll on what people think is the biggest problem facing the world today."
    Alicia, July 25, 2017

  10. "I'd love to read an unbiased discussion of the pros and cons of giving money to panhandlers."
    Jessica, June 19, 2017

  11. "Should Australia be considered a continent or be part of Oceania and include Oceania as a continent instead?"
    Jose, May 23, 2017

  12. "Should the whole world soon begin to adopt a single worldwide currency? "
    Jose, May 23, 2017

  13. "Is going into the military a good idea?"
    Ursula, May 20, 2017

  14. "How life as a competitive force denies your being you?"
    Yvonne, May 20, 2017

  15. "Should we protect the wild animals (e.g. wolves)?"
    Jadyn, May 3, 2017

  16. "International adoption as an avenue for human trafficking."
    Alexandria, Apr. 25, 2017

  17. "Pros and cons of growing your own food?"
    Kyra, Apr. 20, 2017

  18. "Is Fear a Good Thing?
    Jason, Apr. 8, 2017

  19. "It is very important that we bring more attention to threats like ocean acidification, ocean warming, and bleaching. Our society is not well informed about all these issues and I believe that putting the pros and cons of things we could do to help restore our oceans on this website will bring more knowledge to people."
    Maya, Mar. 19, 2017

  20. "What about food waste?"
    Kaylee, Feb. 22, 2017

  21. "I would love it if someone started a pro/con on PET RATS. I believe that a lot of people are miss-informed about these amazing pets and I would love for people to accept these animals and consider giving them a home."
    Catherine, Feb. 22, 2017

  22. "The big question is What is government for? Freedom or general welfare (a.k.a. redistribution of wealth)? Make a con-pro pair out of THAT. I dare you."
    J.H., Feb. 17, 2017

  23. "I'd like to see a discussion on a world government."
    Jose, Feb. 13, 2017

  24. "I would like it if you would do a pros and cons for the Compact Of Free Association (COFA) between the FSM and the US."
    Natasha, Feb. 9, 2017

  25. "The effects of animal agriculture on the environment?"
    Heather, Feb. 2, 2017

  26. "Should the first year of a century be the one ending in 00 or 01?"
    Jose, Nov. 9, 2017

  27. "I would like to see the role of the United Nations in the World/U.S. debated/Cited."
    Todd, Nov. 9, 2017

  28. "[A] pro/con.org site for historical events and perspectives of the times. For example, a pro/con debate and videos for the atomic weapons dropped on Hiroshima and Nagaskai, or the causes for the War of 1812 and whether or not Americans should have gotten involved in a war."
    Ian, Dec. 7, 2016

  29. "Should United States apologize for Hiroshima?"
    Alan, Dec. 1, 2016

  30. "Should the United States prosecute individuals working for and within US government agencies, who violated US and international laws against torture?"
    Paul, Nov. 18, 2016

  31. "How would you take action against a modern day 'witch hunt' such as the holocaust, Salem witch trials, or McMartin Preschool trial?"
    Aquila, Oct. 6, 2016

  32. Should Britain have remained part of the European Union or were they right in leaving?
    John, June 29, 2016

  33. "Pros and cons of TTIP [Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership]."
    Janka, Apr. 28, 2016

  34. "How does offshoring effect the economies and standards of living in the countries that house the factories?"
    Emma, Apr. 19, 2016

  35. "What were the effects of the Bush administration's policies for the war on terror? Did they help or hurt?"
    Yasmine, Apr. 15, 2016

  36. "Should New Zealand become an independent country yay or nah?"
    A, Mar. 30, 2016

  37. "Wearing uniforms in the workplace?"
    Sandra, Mar. 17, 2016

  38. "I see that there isn't any results if I type in 'shark fin soup,' and believe that the possible extinction of one of the greatest predators on Earth should get a result. Since shark fin soup is the reason that they're going extinct, I'm surprised that I didn't find a result. Thank you."
    John, Jan. 30, 2016

  39. "I would love to see a pro/con on trophy hunting, both in Africa and 'Western' countries."
    Daisy, Jan. 25, 2016

  40. "Should animals be held in zoos and aquariums for human entertainment?"
    Kalianne, Jan. 19, 2016

  41. "Are mission trips truly helpful to people in poverty-stricken areas, or is it simply a segment of the travel industry that offers feelgoodism?"
    Larry, Jan. 11, 2016

  42. "Why on balance, economic sanctions are reducing the threat Russia poses to Western interests? Could be good or bad?"
    Alex, Dec. 9, 2015

  43. "Should the U.S government negotiate with terrorists?"
    Marisela, Dec. 1, 2015

  44. "We need a discussion about a uniform term to designate the terrorist groups like ISIS."
    Thomas, Nov. 25, 2015

  45. "What are the consequences to allowing refugees in a country, good and bad?"
    Sean, Nov. 16, 2015

  46. "Should the world allow the use of AI in warfare?"
    Jacob, Nov. 10, 2015

  47. "Whether the government should fund countries that persecute Christians?"
    Heather, Oct. 29, 2015

  48. "How has the rise of corporate agricultural businesses helped and hurt society, the environment, the health of people? Alternately, how does the 'Buy Local' movement help or hurt? Are large or small farms beneficial? In what ways do genetically modified foods, organic foods or other methods of food engineering help or hurt the economy, society, the environment? How does our ability to access huge quantities and varieties of food at all times of the year help or hurt?"
    Nate, Oct. 15, 2015

  49. "Obama's Iran Treaty, is it good or bad for Israel & America?"
    Slim, Sep. 13, 2015

  50. "The ethics of sweatshops: Where do your clothes come from?"
    Roberta, July 23, 2015

  51. "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

  52. "Are zoos conservation entities/organizations or dated cultural attractions?"
    Jordan, June 26, 2015

  53. "Pros and cons of nuclear negotiations with Iran."
    Phillip, Apr. 1, 2015

  54. "Should the US be a global power / global police?"
    Mike, Feb. 18, 2015

  55. "[T]he perceived need for the US Navy SEALS to use snipers?"
    John, Jan. 20, 2015

  56. "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

  57. "What can be done about terrorism?"
    John, Dec. 16, 2014

  58. "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

  59. "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

  60. "Pros and cons for terrorism as a force for change?"
    Mark, Oct. 26, 2014

  61. "Pros and Cons in US involvement in international conflicts that do not threaten the homeland directly."
    Linda, Oct. 19, 2014

  62. "Were the effects of worldwide European colonialism positive or negative?"
    Kyle, Oct. 14, 2014

  63. "What should the US do about ISIS?" or "Is ISIS a threat to the US?"
    Aditya, Sep. 18, 2014

  64. "Weapons of mass destruction and chemical warfare."
    Carolyn, Sep. 3, 2014

  65. "Should the European Union become stronger integrated?"
    Lukas, June 4, 2014

  66. "Should the United States prioritize domestic issues over global intervention?"
    Megan, Mar. 13, 2014

  67. "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

  68. "Here's a good idea, why do Bronies get such a bad rap?"
    David, Nov. 11, 2013

  69. "Please make a page about interference in underdeveloped cultures. I am making an anthropological study and this information is pertinent."
    Rosita, Oct. 17, 2013

  70. "I'd like to suggest a topic about Hong Kong: Is it beneficial to Hong Kong to gain autonomy?"
    Stephen, Oct. 13, 2013

  71. "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

  72. "Should the US commit to air strikes against Syria?"
    Patricia, Sep. 5, 2013

  73. "Topic= Should America lead a missile attack against Syria? Why or why not?"
    Brian, Sep. 5, 2013

  74. "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

  75. "Should the US support/authorize a military strike into Syria after reports of Syria using chemical weapons against its citizens?"
    Franklin, Sep. 1, 2013

  76. "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

  77. "Should Syria learn from the Bosnian war and its outcome?"
    Jessica, Aug. 24, 2013

  78. "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

  79. "I am searching for the pros and cons of being a 'sovereign citizen'".
    Nancy, Aug. 15, 2013

  80. "Should the US withdraw from South Korea? Should the US arm South Korea with nuclear weapons?"
    Amy, July 2, 2013

  81. "Are the bannings made by The South Korean Ministry of Gender Equality & Family reasonable/fair?"
    Summer, Apr. 10, 2013

  82. "The Pros & Cons of inflicting a worldwide population restriction law."
    Seta, Mar. 7, 2013

  83. "I would like pro/con on how globalization is either good or bad for our economy."
    Courtney, Feb. 10, 2013

  84. "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

  85. "How about something a bit sexier....how about a debate about the existence of time?"
    Marty, Jan. 28, 2013

  86. "Who does globalization benefit?"
    Linda, Jan. 6, 2013

  87. "Debate on the abolition of nuclear weapons."
    Maggie, Dec. 17, 2012

  88. "Can you make a topic on the bombing of Hiroshima?"
    Charlie, Nov. 7, 2012

  89. "I want there to be an article about whaling."
    Amanda, Oct. 30, 2012

  90. "Should the U.S. continue to supply large amounts of foreign aid to other countries when our economy is suffering?"
    Bob, Oct. 27, 2012

  91. "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

  92. "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

  93. "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

  94. "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

  95. "Could you please include something on the issue of diversity?"
    Alex, Aug. 7, 2011

  96. "War on terror; terrorism."
    Atta, July 26, 2011

  97. "Is the world overpopulated?"
    Chuck, Apr. 5, 2011

  98. "Is the United Nations helpful in preventing war?"
    Chuck, Apr. 5, 2011

  99. "Should American support globalization of a human rights agenda?"
    Dennis, Mar. 31, 2011

  100. "Would democracy all around the world be good for America?"
    Steve, Mar. 19, 2011

  101. "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

  102. "I would like to see a discussion of the United Nations land management scheme, Agenda 21."
    Eleanor, Feb. 5, 2011

  103. "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

  104. "Has America been a force for Democracy abroad?"
    Steve, Jan. 24, 2011

  105. "Should N. America be doing more for the Sudan?"
    Glynis, Jan. 21, 2011

  106. "Wikileaks is a threat to US National Security."
    Rob, Jan. 21, 2011

  107. "Should espionage be allowed on the grounds of distrust between nations and violation of national sovereignty?"
    Henry, Dec. 16, 2010

  108. "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

  109. "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

  110. "What are the pro's and con's on the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan?"
    Justin, Oct. 20, 2010

  111. "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

  112. "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

  113. "Pro & Con argument to 'Should EBONICS be a "true language"?'"
    Gina, Oct. 5, 2010

  114. "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

  115. "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

  116. "A pro/con investigation on the international proliferation of small arms and light weapons would be an excellent read."
    Antonette, July 21, 2010

  117. "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

  118. "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

  119. "Should the Parthenon Marbles be returned to Greece?"
    Kerri, Apr. 29, 2010

  120. "I believe that Kim Jong Il is a big problem that needs to be evaluated."
    Alexandria, Apr. 15, 2010

  121. "Could you do something about the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between the United States and Japan?"
    Roberta, Mar. 14, 2010

  122. "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

  123. "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

  124. "Is planet earth being visited by non-human sentient intelligences with some of the world's governments being fully aware?"
    Nizzle, Jan. 4, 2010

  125. "Is there a universal moral code? Can there be a Wikipedia of moral codes?”
    Lee, Nov. 11, 2009

  126. "Will the world end by the year 2500?"
    Kamy, Sep. 24, 2009

  127. "I would like to find information on legal and ethical issues on United States oil drilling in South America."
    Michael, Aug. 26, 2009

  128. "Should the United States, Mexico, and Canada become one country?"
    Victoria, Jan. 18, 2009

  129. "Please look into issues affecting the youths of developing countries more so in Africa and specifically in Kenya."
    Patrick, Dec. 4, 2008

  130. "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

  131. "What are the pros and cons of violent and non-violent resistance to government oppression?"
    Dominic, Apr. 8, 2008

  132. "U.S. mitigating international conflicts?"
    Samantha, Feb. 8, 2008

  133. "Has the US supported Democracy abroad?"
    Steve, Aug. 14, 2007

  134. "What exactly is the best way of ending or slowing world hunger without the damage far outweighing the benefit?"
    Luzviminda, Mar. 12, 2007

  135. "Should African nations be split along ethnic or religious lines to prevent further violence?"
    Nita, Oct. 31, 2006

  136. "Is whaling necessary for some nations?"
    Richy, Sep. 11, 2006

  137. "Should NATO be significantly reformed or abolished?"
    Anonymous, June 11, 2006

  138. "Should human population be controlled?"
    Michael, Jan. 24, 2006

  139. "Should the U.N. replace the U.S. in Iraq?"
    Pop, Dec. 3, 2005

  140. "Should Tibet be free?"
    Mei-Wah, Aug. 13, 2005

  141. "Should the people of Kashmir have the right to a plebiscite?"
    Mohammed, July 1, 2005

  142. "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

  143. "Are pre-emptive military strikes an appropriate foreign policy for members of the United Nations?"
    Jeff, Jan. 31, 2005

  144. "Is the U.N. good for America?"
    Steve, July 23, 2004

  145. "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