Check out our GIANT, complete guide to the current Lincoln-Douglas debate resolution: “Resolved: In the United States, private ownership of handguns ought to be banned.”


We can help you make your U.S. handgun ban cases your best ever, with nearly 100 free pages covering strategies, tips, and tons of evidence for both the affirmative and negative sides of the debate!


Start winning more LD debates now! Find our topic analysis below the fold.



Our workshop series this season was about much more than topic preparation. Lecturers Jason Sykes (Associate Director of Debate at The Hockaday School) and Brian Lain (Director of Debate at the University of North Texas) created some innovative lessons plans on argument theory, an often-neglected aspect of debate, that translate easily to your classroom or debate meeting! You can find them below the fold. [..]

We’ve just posted our analysis of the fall UIL Lincoln-Douglas topic,

Resolved: The Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 558 U.S. 50 (2010) ruling undermines democracy in the United States.


Resolved: The United States is justified in using private military firms abroad to pursue its military objectives.


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