30 Practice Debate Resolutions (#11)

Here’s 30 more practice debate resolutions, divided by value, fact, and policy.


  1. It is better to be happy than to be correct.

  2. Stand your ground laws are unjust.

  3. The term “undocumented immigrants” is better than “illegal immigrants”.

  4. The elderly give the best advice.

  5. Human rights override any other governmental concern.

  6. Protection of the environment should be valued over development of natural resources.

  7. Romance makes people wiser.

  8. The most dangerous things look safe.

  9. Individual success is determined primarily by character.

  10. The most important technological innovation so far is the printing press.


  1. Charter schools harm educational quality.

  2. Clothing is an accurate indicator of personality.

  3. A transformative new mobile device will be invented within 5 years.

  4. Minimum wage helps workers.

  5. Affirmative action is beneficial for minorities.

  6. Children respond well to the use of physical force as discipline.

  7. Flag burning is a legitimate form of public protest.

  8. The United States Postal Service is superior to private sector alternatives.

  9. The European Union is beneficial for member nations.

  10. Prayer has substantial non-religious benefits.


  1. Statutes of limitations should be abolished.

  2. The United States Federal Government should abolish social security.

  3. The age limitation on US Presidential candidates should be removed.

  4. The United States should raise the driving age.

  5. Everyone should donate 10% of their income to a charitable cause.

  6. The Supreme Court should be significantly less powerful.

  7. Habeas Corpus rights should be significantly reduced or abolished.

  8. Suspicion of terrorism should have no impact on whether due process is handled by the United States justice system.

  9. The United States should require at least one year of military training from every able-bodied adult male.

  10. The United States federal government should adopt a wage policy that promotes gender equality.