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Pro Con.org

Procon.org The pros and cons of controversial issues.

Here are a sampling of topics:

Should tablets replace textbooks in K-12 schools?

Should gay marriage be legal?

Should gay marriage be legal?

As of Nov. 7, 2012, gay marriage has been legalized in nine US states (ME, MD, MA, CT, IA, VT, NH, NY, and WA) and the District of Columbia. Thirty-one states have constitutional amendments banning gay marriage.

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Stricter State Gun Laws Associated With Fewer Gun Deaths, Study Finds

 

 

    Selected Sites for Comm 1

    Each proposition has background information, what the proposition would do if passed, effect on the state budget AND web sites for pro and con.
     
    California Propositions for Nov. 6, 2012 Election are a perfect place to find your topic and focus your argument.
    Education Funding, State Budget, Labor Unions, Human Trafficking, Internet privacy, Three Strikes Law, Death Penalty, Genetically Engineered Foods, Early Childhood Education Funding (conflict between #30 & #38).
     
    Rand Corporation: Explore "Research Areas" pull down menu. (Children and Families; Education and the Arts...)


    •Brookings Institution Pull down menu for Research. View topics, browse all topics, limit by geography.
    Brookings brings together more than 300 leading experts in government and academia from all over the world who provide the highest quality research, policy recommendations, and analysis on a full range of public policy issues.

    New York Times "Most Viewed" articles.
     
    Public Agenda Innovative public opinion research and public engagement organization. Nonpartisan and nonprofit, it works to strengthen our democracy's capacity to tackle tough public policy issues.

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