Need resources for a debate, a research paper, or assignment? Below are databases and websites that can help:

The subscription databases that contain controversial topics:

Gale: Opposing Viewpoints
Facts on File: Issues and Controversies
ABC-CLIO: Issues--Understanding Controversy and Society
EBSCO: Points of View Reference Center
Congressional Digest Corp: Pro and Con
Congressional Quarterly: CQ Researcher
LexisNexis: LexisNexis Academic
ProQuest: SIRS

Websites with controversial topics compiled for research assignments include:

The Multnomah County Library website: /homework/sochc.html

Also many colleges and schools have websites: /library/nealley/websites /controversial.htm /issues.htm /info/library/connection /contro.htm

St Ambrose University's Hot Topics/ Best Information on the Web o/Hot/hotindex.htm

Some Christian websites also have controversial issues sections:
http://www.christianarsenal .com/ContTopics.htm

Joyce Valenza's pathfinder: /library/issuespath.html

Maricopa Community College (scroll down to Controversial Topics):

Pro and Con:

Debate Database:

**University of Alaska Justice Center**

Public Agenda Online: /issues/issuehome.cfm

Virtual Learning Resource Center:

Scout Report Archives: /