Archive for August, 2011

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I am a bored LD debater with no topic to research…

August 1, 2011

You poor LD debaters. Those policy debaters have had a topic to research all summer and you have zilch! 😦

Never fear. The NFL has published the topics that they will choose from for the upcoming season. We don’t know which topics will definitely be used or which months they will be for but you can go ahead and learn everything you can about each of them and be that much more prepared for the 2011-2012 season!!

1. Resolved: The United States ought to extend to non-citizens accused of terrorism the same constitutional due process protections it grants to citizens.

2. Resolved: It is morally permissible for victims to use deadly force as a deliberate response to repeated domestic violence.

3. Resolved: In the United States, possession of handguns ought not be an individual right.

4. Resolved: The use of eminent domain for private economic development is just.

5. Resolved: Estate taxes are just.

6. Resolved: A government has the obligation to lessen the economic gap between its rich and poor citizens.

7. Resolved: A just society ought to prioritize environmental concerns over the production of energy.

8. Resolved: In the United States, law enforcement ought to be required to have probable cause to search data an individual has stored on remote servers.

9. Resolved: Targeted killing is a morally permissible foreign policy tool.

10. Resolved: Individuals have a moral obligation to assist people in need.