Should Fox News fire Sean Hannity?

Fox News host Sean Hannity is often the center of controversy, but his latest defense of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore's alleged pursuit of teen girls may have been a step too far. At least five companies have already pulled their advertisements from his show, and many others are being pressured to do the same. Some are calling on Fox News to cancel Hannity altogether, but others are standing…

Is President Trump draining the swamp?

President Trump announced he was nominating former Big Pharma executive Alex Azar to be HHS secretary. Many have criticized the president for choosing nominees that have ties to the industry they're supposed to regulate. Trump promised to "drain the swamp" on the campaign trail, but so far his cabinet picks have been swamp rats to the fullest. Others argue Trump is keeping his promise, pushing out…

Should Roy Moore drop out of the Alabama Senate race?

After multiple women came forward accusing Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct, including an incident with a victim as young as 14 years old, many are calling on the Alabama judge to drop out of the race. Some GOP lawmakers and political commentators have come to Moore's defense—including Sean Hannity, who chose to attack the victim instead. But others are urging Moore to dr…

Should we abolish the death penalty?

The death penalty is currently legal in 32 states, yet American support for capital punishment has fallen to its lowest point in over 40 years. Researchers credit the drop in support to numerous high-profile exonerations of death row inmates. Capital punishment is also costly and hasn't been shown to deter crime. But proponents argue it is morally just to kill those who commit heinous crimes, and…

Does America need a new national anthem?

People have criticized "The Star-Spangled Banner" since it became our national anthem in 1931, and now the NAACP is calling for the anthem to be removed completely. Some argue it glorifies war and white supremacy―and let's not forget about that racist third verse. Religious folks complain it's too secular―why not sing "God Bless America" or "America The Beautiful"? Plus, the song's huge range make…

Does President Trump actually put veterans first?

Ahead of Veterans Day, The White House released a statement outlining how President Trump is "putting our veterans first." Trump has long championed veteran's issues, promising to reform Department of Veterans Affairs, improving access to health care and providing veterans with education upon exiting the military. But critics argue Trump is just exploiting veterans for his own political gain. If h…

Should English be the official language of the U.S.?

Conservatives have urged President Trump to designate English as the official language of the United States, arguing it is the true American language. Anyone who wants to become an American or participate in U.S. society should speak the language—or get out. Critics say designating English as the official language is an age-old way to marginalize immigrants. Dutch, German, Spanish and French speak…

Should people be allowed to carry guns wherever they want?

Michigan has taken steps toward allowing those with concealed weapons permits to carry guns in previously gun-free zones including schools, hospitals, bars, and churches. Advocates for open carry believe it protects the Second Amendment rights of citizens while also making public spaces safer. But opponents argue the new "pistols in preschool" legislation only increases the risk of gun violence, a…

Should DREAMers be allowed to stay in the U.S.?

Protesters across the country are demanding lawmakers pass a "clean" DREAM Act to ensure immigrants brought to the U.S. as children are protected after the Trump administration chose to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Opponents of DACA argue the government should not provide amnesty to anyone who broke the law—even if they were kids. But activists say it's cruel to p…

Should celebrities stay out of politics?

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley got political at the Country Music Awards, mocking President Trump with a parody song "Before He Tweets." Some applauded the country stars for using their platform to make fun of the current administration, and feel celebrities should be free to express their political opinions. But others think celebrities should stick to entertaining and stay out of politics. No…