Persuasive Speech Ideas

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The World Wide Web Persuasive Speech Ideas

    Internet spammers should / should not be allowed to use the internet as punishment.

    Consider One Spammers meeting with justice.

    Internet Spamming should / should not be a capital offense.

    Internet scammers should / should not be allowed to use the internet as punishment.

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Children Persuasive Speech Ideas

    Physical punishment (spanking or corporal punishment) is / is not a justifiable method of punishing children?

    Sex Education should / should not be required to be taught in all schools in sixth grade.

    Sex education should / should not taught by parents and not schools.

    Children should / should not be required to wear school uniforms.

    Physical education should / should not be required in schools.

    Mothers or fathers should / should not be required to stay at home to raise their children.

    Adults that enable children to smoke should / should not be punished by the law.

    Young girls provocative dressing is / is not dangerous.

    Young people should / should not be able to date until they are old enough to get married.

Student and Young Adult Issues Persuasive Speech Ideas

    Driving licenses should /should not be issued until a new driver reaches 18 years of age.

    All students should / should not be required to learn a foreign language.

    Violent movies promote / do not promote violence in young ones.

    Children, teens and young adults should be educated by their parents / educated by the schools on the dangers of huffing (sniffing solvents and aerosols).

    School bullies should / should not be expelled after three strikes.

    Schools should / should not teach students to not be victims.

    Competency exams should / should not be given in order to graduate from high school.

    The minimum wage laws should / should not apply to adolescent and young adult workers.

    Schools should / should not teach creationism with evolution in science class.

    Evolution is/ is not just an unproven theory.

    Schools should / should not have the right to search student lockers.

    Students should /should not face mandatory drug-testing.

    Bilingual education should / should not be mandatory.

    Young people should /should not be subjected to curfews to reduce crime.

    Teachers should / should not have pay based on performance

College Persuasive Speech Ideas

    Website education should / should not be part of the core curriculum.

    College athletes should / should not meet academic requirements to be able to play.

    Alcohol should / should not be banned in college towns.

    Foul language and foul speech should / should not be banned.

Energy

Working and Labor

    Workers should / should not have to work only 4 days a week.

    Workers should / should not get one month paid vacation each year.

    Those infected with HIV should / should not be required to inform their employers of their health status.

Health Care Persuasive Speech Ideas

    Unsafe plastics should / should not be be banned for food use.

    Health care professionals should / should not be tested annually for HIV and other viruses along with TB.

    Health care professionals should / should not have mandatory vaccinations.

    Vaccinations are / are not safe.

    Vaccinations that contain mercury should / should not be banned.

    Vaccinations that contain aluminum should / should not be banned.

    Organ donation should / should not be mandatory for all upon death.

    The Definition of Mental Health This takes a holistic view of the definition. It is contrarian.

    You should / should not have the right to bodily determination on the use of your organs on your death. Note: once you die, you have no rights. Your family has to decide.

    Medicinal marijuana should / should not be legalized by the federal government.

    Genetic engineering should/ should not be banned.

    Stem cell research should be banned. Note: there are different types of stem cells. Some are in your body right now. Others come from embryos. You need to know the difference.

    Mental health patients with unresolved symptoms should /should not be required to live in halfway houses or residences in the community, rather than mental hospitals.

    Mercury dental fillings should / should not be banned.

    Scientific experimentation of drugs and cosmetics on animals should / should not be allowed on animals.

    Alternative medicine should / should not be covered by insurance.

    Human organs should / should not be able to be sold legally.

    Microwave ovens are / are not safe for cooking and warming food. (http://worldtruth.tv/russia-bans-the-use-of-microwave-ovens/)

    There is / is not a treatment for Bird Flu.

    Everyone should have the right to receive health care with out blood transfusions.

    There is / is not a treatment for Swine Flu.

    Drug addicts should / should not receive medical treatment rather than prison time.

Guns and Arms

    Assault weapons should / should not be banned.

    Owners of firearms should / should not be required to register their weapons with local law enforcement.

    A two-week waiting period should / should not be required for anyone purchasing a firearm.

Government, Taxes and Matters of Law Persuasive Speech Ideas

    The death penalty for murderers should / should not be abolished.

    The death penalty should / should not applied to juveniles.

    The death penalty should / should not be imposed on the guilty mentally ill and retarded.

    Drug dealers convinced of distributing large quantities of drugs should / should not, if convicted, get the death penalty.

    The U.S. military should / should not be used to to fight drug smuggling in the U.S.

    Smoking should / should not be banned in all public areas such as restaurants and airport terminals.

    State and local governments should / should not be involved in lotteries and gambling casinos.

    The U.S. should / should not continue a part of the United Nations.

    Immigration into the U.S. should / should not be limited.

    Churches should / should not be required to pay taxes.

    Federal funding of the arts should / should not be provided.

    Riders of bicycles and motorcycles should / should not have to wear helmets.

    World trade should / should not be abolished / promoted.

    The US Tax System is / is not unfair to middle-class and lower-income Americans.

    The US should / should not go to a flat tax for income tax.

    The government should / should not ban all tobacco products.

    We should / should not be required by law to wear seat belts in cars.

    Water use restrictions should / should not be imposed before there is a global crisis.

    The President should / should not be limited to a single six-year term. Note: the current system has limited the Republican Party more than the Democrats. How many democrats were elected to two terms?

    Billboards should / should not be illegal on interstate highways.

    There should / should not be a national health insurance program.

    There should / should not be a guilty by reason of insanity plea allowed as a defense.

    Government should / should not negotiate with terrorists.

    Parents should / should not be legally responsible for the actions of their children?

    Negative advertising in political campaigns should/ should not be banned?

    Governments should / should not censor material on the world wide web?

    Government should /should not censor lyrics of songs that are violent, have expletives, promote hatred or endorse cop killing (like “gangsta” rap).

    Cell phone use while driving should / should not be banned.

    State government should / should not be fully privatized?

    The death penalty should / should not be abolished

    Cameras should / should not be allowed in Courtrooms

    The income tax system should / should not be reformed.

    Millionaires should / should not get tax loop holes

    Media violence should / should not be banned.

    Products products with child labor should / should not be banned.

    Every automobile driver should / should not be required to take a new written and driving test every three years.

    Capital punishment should / should not be eliminated as a punishment.

    There should / should not be a fat tax on fast foods.

    Plea bargaining should / should not be eliminated.

    The US should / should not be the world's police force.

    Juveniles should / should not be sentenced as adults.

    The Constitution should / should not be rewritten and modernized.

Men’s and Women's Rights Persuasive Speech Ideas

    Women should / should not have the same job rights and rewards as men do even if they cannot do the same work.

    Men should / should not have the right to maternity leave to help care for a newborn.

    Welfare should / should not be reformed.

    Violent video games should / should not be banned.

    Airlines should / should not charge more for overweight passengers.

Business Persuasive Speech Ideas

    Business should / should not be allowed to make unsolicited telephone calls to potential customers.

    Tips for restaurants and other tip staff should / should not be included in the price of meals.

    MLM, Multi-Level Marketing, Network Marketing models are / are not pyramid schemes.

Pets and Animals Persuasive Speech Ideas

    Dog and cat owners should / should not be required to have their pets spayed and neutered.

    Animal species should / should not be protected from extinction.

    The ban on trading elephant ivory should / should not be lifted.

    The international ban on hunting of whales should / should not be lifted.

Way Out There Persuasive Speech Ideas

    Aliens, extraterrestrials, and UFO’s really do / do not exist. Note: if you believe in angels then you believe in extraterrestrials.

    Breast feeding should /should not be done in public. Note: What if the woman is discrete and uses a cover of some sort?

    IQ tests are / are not legitimate measures of human intelligence.

    SAT's are / are not legitimate measures of our intelligence.

    Everyone should /should not be required to take CPR and first aid classes.

    Consumers who cannot manage credit should /should not be allowed to have credit.

    Natural remedies for colds should / should not get FDA approval.

    Terrorism can / can not be justified.

    Television does / does not have a negative influence on society.

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