Condoms in Schools

Should publicly supported education programs include the distribution of condoms? All the Yes points: Providing condoms to students in public education programs will reduce the incidence of underage pre… Providing condoms to students is the morally pragmatic thing to do. Educators need not endorse sexu… Providing condoms to students is a wise investment of government … Read more

Surrogate Motherhood Should Be Allowed

Should surrogate motherhood be allowed? All the Yes points: Surrogacy is a way to bring the happiness of parenthood to a couple who would otherwise not have bee… There is no need for money payments to ever enter the equation. Even if commercialisation does occur… However, surrogacy arrangements could easily be made non-financial by allowing … Read more

Privatisation of the NHS [UK]

Should the NHS be privatised? All the Yes points: In the politics of today there is a noticeable commitment to the virtues of private enterprise and c… The issue of funding is a crucial one in this debate. The nature of private businesses fosters an en… The NHS is undoubtedly in crisis. It has been … Read more

Overpopulation and Contraception

Is there a global crisis of overpopulation? Is so, is increased use of contraception the solution? All the Yes points: Population is a major problem today – the world population of 6 billion is expected to reach 10.7 bi… Contraception is an easy and direct method of reducing population growth. The popularity and success… Contraception … Read more

Drugs in Sport

Should the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport be legalised? All the Yes points: Freedom of choice. If athletes wish to take drugs in search of improved performances, let them do s… Natural/unnatural distinction untenable. Already athletes use all sorts of dietary supplements, exe… Levels the playing field. Currently suspicion over drug use surrounds every … Read more