9/10/2014 – NEW ProCon.org Website! – Should students have to wear school uniforms? - Our 51st website explores the pros and cons in the debate over mandatory school uniforms. Almost one in five US public schools required students to wear uniforms during the 2011-2012 school year, up from one in eight in 2003-2004. Proponents say that school uniforms make schools safer for students, create a "level playing field" that reduces socioeconomic disparities, and encourage children to focus on their studies rather than their clothes. Opponents say school uniforms infringe upon students' right to express their individuality, have no positive effect on behavior and academic achievement, and emphasize the socioeconomic disparities they are intended to disguise.
8/22/2014 - Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal? - Our updated question includes quotes from Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, ThM (pro), Australian politician Peter Kavanagh, LLB (con), the ACLU (pro), and the American College of Physicians (con), along with doctors, philosophers, lawyers, and more.
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