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  1. ABORTION – SHOULD ABORTION BE LEGAL?
  2. ACLU – IS THE ACLU GOOD FOR AMERICA?
  3. ALTERNATIVE ENERGY VS. FOSSIL FUELS – CAN ALTERNATIVE ENERGY EFFECTIVELY REPLACE FOSSIL FUELS?
  4. AMERICAN SOCIALISM – SHOULD THE US BECOME SOCIALIST?
  5. ANIMAL DISSECTION – SHOULD K-12 STUDENTS DISSECT ANIMALS IN SCIENCE CLASSROOMS?
  6. ANIMAL TESTING– SHOULD ANIMALS BE USED FOR SCIENTIFIC OR COMMERCIAL TESTING?
  7. BANNED BOOKS – SHOULD PARENTS OR OTHER ADULTS BE ABLE TO BAN BOOKS FROM SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES?
  8. BIG THREE AUTO BAILOUT – SHOULD THE BIG THREE CAR MANUFACTURERS BE BAILED OUT BY THE US GOVERNMENT?
  9. BINGE-WATCHING – IS BINGE-WATCHING GOOD FOR YOU?
  10. BORN GAY – IS SEXUAL ORIENTATION DETERMINED AT BIRTH?
  11. BOTTLED WATER BAN – SHOULD BOTTLED WATER BE BANNED?
  12. CANCEL CULTURE – IS CANCEL CULTURE (OR CALLOUT CULTURE) GOOD FOR SOCIETY?
  13. CELL PHONE RADIATION – ARE CELL PHONES SAFE?
  14. CHURCHES AND TAXES – SHOULD CHURCHES (DEFINED AS CHURCHES, TEMPLES, MOSQUES, SYNAGOGUES, ETC.) REMAIN TAX-EXEMPT?
  15. CLIMATE CHANGE – IS HUMAN ACTIVITY PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE FOR GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE?
  16. COLLEGE EDUCATION – IS A COLLEGE EDUCATION WORTH IT?
  17. COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS – SHOULD COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPLACE THE BOWL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (BCS) WITH A PLAYOFF SYSTEM?
  18. CONCEALED HANDGUNS – SHOULD ADULTS HAVE THE RIGHT TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN?
  19. CORPORAL PUNISHMENT – SHOULD CORPORAL PUNISHMENT BE USED IN K-12 SCHOOLS?
  20. CORPORATE TAX RATE & JOBS – DOES LOWERING THE FEDERAL CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATE CREATE JOBS?
  21. CUBA EMBARGO – SHOULD THE UNITED STATES MAINTAIN ITS EMBARGO AGAINST CUBA?
  22. DACA & DREAMERS – ARE DACA (DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS) AND THE DREAM ACT GOOD FOR AMERICA?
  23. D.A.R.E. – IS THE D.A.R.E. PROGRAM GOOD FOR AMERICA’S KIDS (K-12)?
  24. DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME – SHOULD THE UNITED STATES KEEP DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME?
  25. DC AND PUERTO RICO STATEHOOD – SHOULD WASHINGTON, DC, AND PUERTO RICO BE GRANTED US STATEHOOD?
  26. DEATH PENALTY – SHOULD THE DEATH PENALTY BE ALLOWED?
  27. DEFUND THE POLICE – SHOULD POLICE DEPARTMENTS BE DEFUNDED, IF NOT ABOLISHED?
  28. DRINKING AGE – SHOULD THE DRINKING AGE BE LOWERED FROM 21 TO A YOUNGER AGE?
  29. DRONE STRIKES OVERSEAS – SHOULD THE UNITED STATES CONTINUE ITS USE OF DRONE STRIKES ABROAD?
  30. DRUG USE IN SPORTS – SHOULD PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUGS (SUCH AS STEROIDS) BE ACCEPTED IN SPORTS?
  31. ELECTION DAY NATIONAL HOLIDAY – SHOULD THE ELECTION DAY BE MADE A NATIONAL HOLIDAY?
  32. ELECTORAL COLLEGE – SHOULD THE UNITED STATES USE THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE IN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS?
  33. EUTHANASIA & ASSISTED SUICIDE – SHOULD EUTHANASIA OR PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE BE LEGAL?
  34. FELON VOTING – SHOULD FELONS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THEIR SENTENCE (INCARCERATION, PROBATION, AND PAROLE) BE ALLOWED TO VOTE?
  35. FIGHTING IN H0CKEY – SHOULD FIGHTING BE ALLOWED IN HOCKEY?
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  37. FREE COLLEGE – SHOULD PUBLIC COLLEGE BE TUITION-FREE?
  38. GAY MARRIAGE – SHOULD GAY MARRIAGE BE LEGAL?
  39. GMOs – SHOULD GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS (GMOs) BE GROWN?
  40. GOLD STANDARD – SHOULD THE UNITED STATES RETURN TO A GOLD STANDARD?
  41. GOLF – IS IT A SPORT?
  42. GUN CONTROL – SHOULD MORE GUN CONTROL LAWS BE ENACTED?
  43. HISTORIC STATUE REMOVAL – SHOULD HISTORIC STATUES BE TAKEN DOWN?
  44. HOMEWORK – IS HOMEWORK BENEFICIAL?
  45. (500pcs) 1/2-13 Security Break Away Nuts Zinc Die Cast Ships FRE
  46. INSIDER TRADING BY CONGRESS – SHOULD INSIDER TRADING BY CONGRESS BE ALLOWED?
  47. INTERNET – IS THE INTERNET “MAKING US STUPID?”
  48. ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT – WHAT ARE THE SOLUTIONS TO THE ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT?
  49. MANDATORY NATIONAL SERVICE – SHOULD THE UNITED STATES HAVE MANDATORY NATIONAL SERVICE?
  50. MARIJUANA FOR PETS – IS CBD GOOD FOR PETS?
  51. MEDICAL MARIJUANA – SHOULD MARIJUANA BE A MEDICAL OPTION?
  52. MILK – IS DRINKING MILK HEALTHY FOR HUMANS?
  53. MINIMUM WAGE – SHOULD THE FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE BE INCREASED?
  54. NATIONAL ANTHEM PROTESTS – IS REFUSING TO STAND FOR THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AN APPROPRIATE FORM OF PROTEST?
  55. NET NEUTRALITY – SHOULD NET NEUTRALITY BE RESTORED?
  56. OBAMACARE – IS THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (OBAMACARE) GOOD FOR AMERICA?
  57. OBESITY – IS OBESITY A DISEASE?
  58. OLYMPICS – ARE THE OLYMPIC GAMES AN OVERALL BENEFIT FOR THEIR HOST COUNTRIES AND CITIES?
  59. OTC BIRTH CONTROL – SHOULD BIRTH CONTROL PILLS BE AVAILABLE OVER-THE-COUNTER?
  60. PAYING COLLEGE ATHLETES – SHOULD COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES PAY ATHLETES?
  61. PENNY – SHOULD THE PENNY STAY IN CIRCULATION?
  62. PIT BULL BANS – SHOULD PIT BULLS BE BANNED?
  63. POKÉMON – IS POKÊMON GO GOOD FOR OUR SOCIETY?
  64. POLICE BODY CAMERAS – SHOULD POLICE OFFICERS WEAR BODY CAMERAS?
  65. PRESCRIPTION DRUG ADS – SHOULD PRESCRIPTION DRUGS BE ADVERTISED DIRECTLY TO CONSUMERS?
  66. PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON – WAS BILL CLINTON A GOOD PRESIDENT?
  67. PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN – WAS RONALD REAGAN A GOOD PRESIDENT?
  68. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, 2008 – WHICH CANDIDATE WOULD MAKE THE BEST US PRESIDENT?
  69. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, 2012 – WHICH CANDIDATE SHOULD BE US PRESIDENT?
  70. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, 2016 – WHO SHOULD BE ELECTED US PRESIDENT?
  71. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, 2020 – WHO SHOULD BE ELECTED US PRESIDENT?
  72. PROSTITUTION – SHOULD PROSTITUTION BE LEGAL?
  73. RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA – SHOULD RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA BE LEGAL?
  74. REPARATIONS FOR SLAVERY – SHOULD THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PAY REPARATIONS TO THE DESCENDANTS OF SLAVES?
  75. RIGHT TO HEALTH CARE – SHOULD ALL AMERICANS HAVE THE RIGHT (BE ENTITLED) TO HEALTH CARE?
  76. SANCTUARY CITIES – SHOULD SANCTUARY CITIES RECEIVE FEDERAL FUNDING?
  77. SANTA CLAUS – IS THERE REALLY A SANTA CLAUS?
  78. SANTA MONICA LOCAL ELECTIONS, 2014 – SANTA MONICA LOCAL ELECTIONS, 2014?
  79. SATURDAY HALLOWEEN – SHOULD HALLOWEEN BE MOVED PERMANENTLY TO SATURDAY?
  80. SCHOOL UNIFORMS – SHOULD STUDENTS HAVE TO WEAR SCHOOL UNIFORMS?
  81. SCHOOL VOUCHERS – ARE SCHOOL VOUCHERS A GOOD IDEA?
  82. SOCIAL MEDIA – ARE SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES GOOD FOR OUR SOCIETY?
  83. SOCIAL SECURITY PRIVATIZATION – SHOULD SOCIAL SECURITY BE PRIVATIZED?
  84. SPACE COLONIZATION – SHOULD HUMANS COLONIZE SPACE?
  85. STANDARDIZED TESTS – IS THE USE OF STANDARDIZED TESTS IMPROVING EDUCATION IN AMERICA?
  86. STUDENT LOAN DEBT – SHOULD STUDENT LOAN DEBT BE EASIER TO DISCHARGE IN BANKRUPTCY?
  87. TABLETS VS. TEXTBOOKS -SHOULD TABLETS REPLACE TEXTBOOKS IN K-12 SCHOOLS?
  88. TEACHER TENURE – SHOULD TEACHERS GET TENURE?
  89. UBER & LYFT – ARE RIDE-HAILING COMPANIES SUCH AS UBER AND LYFT AN OVERALL BENEFIT TO SOCIETY?
  90. UNDER GOD IN THE PLEDGE – SHOULD THE WORDS “UNDER GOD” BE IN THE US PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE?
  91. US DRONE SHOT DOWN BY IRAN – WAS THE US DRONE SHOT DOWN BY IRAN OVER INTERNATIONAL WATERS?
  92. UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME – IS UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME A GOOD IDEA?
  93. US-IRAQ WAR – SHOULD THE US HAVE ATTACKED IRAQ?
  94. US SUPREME COURT PACKING – SHOULD COURT PACKING THE US SUPREME COURT EVER BE CONSIDERED?
  95. VACCINES FOR KIDS – SHOULD ANY VACCINES BE REQUIRED FOR CHILDREN?
  96. VAPING E-CIGARETTES – IS VAPING E-CIGARETTES SAFE?
  97. VEGETARIANISM – SHOULD PEOPLE BECOME VEGETARIAN?
  98. VIDEO GAMES AND VIOLENCE – DO VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES CONTRIBUTE TO YOUTH VIOLENCE?
  99. VOTING AGE – SHOULD THE VOTING AGE BE LOWERED TO16?
  100. VOTING MACHINES – DO ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES IMPROVE THE VOTING PROCESS?
  101. WTC MUSLIM CENTER – IS IT APPROPRIATE TO BUILD A MUSLIM COMMUNITY CENTER (AKA THE ”GROUND ZERO MOSQUE”) NEAR THE WORLD TRADE CENTER SITE?
  102. ZOOS – SHOULD ZOOS EXIST?

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