30 Practice Debate Resolutions (#8)

We never intend to run out of resolutions. Here’s a fresh set divided by value, fact, and policy.


  1. The United States is the greatest country in the world.

  2. Civil asset forfeiture is unjust.

  3. Democracy ought to take precedence over individual freedom.

  4. Lack of stress ought to be valued above career advancement.

  5. Mercy is more important than justice.

  6. Ignorance is bliss.

  7. The arts deserve public funding.

  8. The grass is greener on the other side.

  9. A picture is worth a thousand words.

  10. Lawyers are overpaid.


  1. The North Korean threat is overrated.

  2. Development aid to Africa has done more harm than good.

  3. The emperor has no clothes.

  4. Investigative journalism is dying.

  5. Fracking has done more harm than good.

  6. Cancer will be cured within the next ten years.

  7. Electric cars are the future.

  8. Electronic cigarettes have done more harm than good.

  9. Death is inevitable.

  10. In the next five years, humans will be on mars.


  1. The African Union should be disbanded.

  2. The United States should let in a significantly higher number of immigrants.

  3. Freedom of speech should be significantly expanded.

  4. Public high schools should significantly decrease funding for sports.

  5. The United States Federal Government should abolish birthright citizenship.

  6. A country should overthrow their government.

  7. The United States Federal Government should grant Puerto Rico statehood.

  8. The United States Federal Government should significantly increase its investment toward nuclear energy.

  9. The board of a major company should fire their CEO.

  10. Oprah should run for president.