Current Topics

2017-2018 Policy Debate Topic:

“Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its funding and/or regulation of elementary and/or secondary education in the United States. ”

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March-April 2018 Lincoln-Douglas Debate Topic:

“Resolved: The United States ought to provide a universal basic income.”

 March 2018 Public Forum Debate Topic:

“Resolved: On balance, the current Authorization for Use of Military Force gives too much power to the president.”


February 2018 Public Forum Debate Topic:

“Resolved: The United States should abolish the capital gains tax.”

January-February 2018 Lincoln-Douglas Debate Topic:

“Resolved: Plea bargaining ought to be abolished in the United States criminal justice system.”