This is a page made to help students who wish to do LD debate.
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Here is a LD Debate Format.

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Here is a PDF that details lots of LD terms and strategies.


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Possible LD Topics:==

Humans should have the right to violently rebel against an oppressive regime or government.

Americans should have a right to free internet access as it was created by the US military (US Tax dollars)

High School in America should be optional as it is in Japan.

Juveniles charged with violent crimes should be tried and punished as adults

That secondary education in America should value the fine arts over athletics.

It is just for the United States to use military force to prevent the acquisition of nuclear weapons by nations that pose a military threat.

A just society ought not use the death penalty as a form of punishment.

On balance, violent revolution is a just response to political oppression

The United Nations' obligation to protect global human rights ought to be valued above its obligation to respect national sovereignty.

A just government should provide health care to its citizens.

The use of the state’s power of eminent domain to promote private enterprise is unjust.


Justice requires the recognition of animal rights.

Individuals have a moral obligation to assist people in need.

It is morally permissible for victims to use deadly force as a deliberate response to repeated domestic violence.

Targeted killing is a morally permissible foreign policy tool.

Public high school students in the United States ought not be required to pass standardized exit exams to graduate.

Vigilantism is justified when the government has failed to enforce the law.

It is just for the United States to use military force to prevent the acquisition of nuclear weapons by nations that pose a military threat.

That secondary education in America should value the fine arts over athletics.

On balance, violent revolution is a just response to political oppression.