Lincoln Douglas Topics List for 2018-2019

Resolved: A just government ought to pay reparations to indigenous populations for historical oppression.

Resolved: In a democracy, the public’s right to know ought to be valued above the right to privacy of candidates for public office.

Resolved: In the United States criminal justice system, pre-trial detention for non-violent crimes is unjust.

Resolved: States ought to eliminate their nuclear arsenals.

Resolved: The European Union ought to use economic pressure to combat the spread of illiberal democracy among its members.

Resolved: The illegal use of drugs ought to be treated as a matter of public health, not of criminal justice.

Resolved: The United States ought not provide military aid to authoritarian regimes.

Resolved: The United States ought to adopt carbon pricing.

Resolved: The United States ought to ban the use of eminent domain for economic development takings.

Resolved: Violent revolution is a just response to political oppression.