Should scientists be allowed to test products intended for human use on animals? Should unhealthy fast food products be sold with a warning label? Should there be a tariff or tax on products manufactured outside of the country?
Should there be an ordinance citing people who play music too loudly 50? Should prostitution be legalized and regulated by the government? Should celebrities who break the law face stricter penalties?
Should America convert to the metric system? Should high school students have to complete community service hours to graduate? Should teens over 13 years be allowed into R rated movies? Should state tests be given in other languages for ESL students? I taxed my brain to create this huge list of persuasive essay topics relevant to todays society, but I believe it was worth the effort. Additionally, any of these topics could be applied to a persuasive speech project as well. Should students as young as fourteen be allowed to hold jobs? Should American families have a two child max rule to limit population growth? Should children younger than thirteen be allowed to watch MTV or music videos?