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What controversial topics(besides the major ones eg:abortion, same-sex marriage, etc) are there that i can talk about?

Asked by ralphinator (20points) April 22nd, 2009

i need to present a speech about a controversial topic, and i can’t think of one that really interests me.

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Les's avatar

Nuclear power, stem cell research, “clean coal”, climate change, death penalty, etc.

Likeradar's avatar

Euthanasia, justness of drug testing to get a job, don’t ask/don’t tell…

toomuchcoffee911's avatar

The mercy killings.

Aethelwine's avatar

Ban of smoking in public buildings or breastfeeding in public.

Les's avatar

Ooh ooh. I just heard a story on NPR about how some schools are petitioning their local governments to be allowed to strip search their students if they suspect them of carrying drugs. Controversial

Aethelwine's avatar

Lowering the legal age to drink alcohol.

Les's avatar

Allowing students on college campuses to carry weapons. What a stupid idea.

qashqai's avatar

Ethics in economy.

Well, ethics in whatever.

crisw's avatar

Animal rights.

Aethelwine's avatar

Trans fat regulations at restaurants.

Qingu's avatar

Whether or not it’s okay to get pregnant just to sell the newborn baby to a high-end restaurant for a profit.

allen_o's avatar

The American health care system, it’s a mess. Why the richest country in the world, who spend hundreds of billions a year on their military can’t use some of their budget to save the lives of their own is beyond me

tinyfaery's avatar

Selling organs

Jayne's avatar

Whether or not Qingu should be committed to a mental institute :)

Facade's avatar

the ganja.

Jayne's avatar

“Teaching the controversy”- that is, whether creationism should be given equal weight to evolution in education.

Neurolaw- should the physiology of a criminal’s brain have an effect on judicial proceedings, in light of new technologies that allow us to more accurately discern and analyze abnormalities.

buster's avatar

Gambling laws and state lotteries.

RedPowerLady's avatar

I agree the health care system is a good one.
The prison industrial complex is a good one.
Re-configuring the constitution is interesting.
Benefits of herbal & preventative medicine.
Cultural appropriation.
Taking down dams (see Klamath River)
Alternative Energy Sources

What are your interests in real life?? We might be able to help better if we knew.

benjaminlevi's avatar

Socialism or torture

adreamofautumn's avatar

America’s involvement in Israel tends to rile people on both sides of the argument up…

RedPowerLady's avatar

Oh I forgot to mention you can always argue the possibility of alien life. That is a fun one.

BBSDTfamily's avatar

Factory farming

jo_with_no_space's avatar

The death penalty.

allen_o's avatar

All of george bush’s lies, 9/11, saddams WMDs etc.

RedPowerLady's avatar

Oh here’s another one: Genetically Modified Foods
And more recently corn oil/energy

ralphinator's avatar

oh wow thanks these are all good topics :)
i was thinking about proposition 1F, but im not sure yet what i want to do..

tadpole's avatar

politics and religion, to be unspecific….

Hypocrisy_Central's avatar

Extraterrestrials, reincornation, voohoo witch craft…......

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