Controversial Speech Topics encourage lively debate and they stimulate critical thinking!
We're bringing you controversy at its best in our A - Z defining guide on speech topic ideas that are edgy and questioning.
Take a stance either for or against an issue or argue both opposing views and allow your audience to formulate their own opinion.
FREE INFORMATIVE SPEECH TOPICS - CONTROVERSY DEFINED
Animal experimentation should / should not be allowed?
Brand names should / should not be imitated and sold at a lower rate?
Child labor - a necessary evil?
Death penalty - punishment to fit the crime or a descent into a barbaric society?
Euthanasia - defying God or freedom of choice?
Family violence increases as society's values are eroded!
Gay couples should / should not marry their same sex partners?
Hate speech - freedom of expression or destructive propaganda?
Internet chat rooms - anonymity encourages a lack of accountability?
Jay walking fines - petty rules or enforcing public safety in a society with no inherent self-discipline?
Kilimanjaro - conquering Nature's majesty or an "everyman's" adventure if you have the money to pay the sherpas?
Living wills should / should not be allowed?
Marijuana should / should not be used for medicinal purposes?
Nuclear weapons - Damocles sword...the beginning of the end!
Oil spills - devastating and destructive...but necessary collateral damage in the bigger picture?
Plastic surgery - why not?
Queens and kings - a monarchy does / does not have a role to play in today's modern society?
Religion - bringing out the best and the worst in humanity?
Sports performance enhancement drugs - actualizing your potential or cheating?
Teenage parents - raising your child, abortion or adoption?
United Nations - effective or interfering?
Vivisection should/ should not be advocated?
Women in the military - an asset or a liability?
Xenophobia - intolerance personified or enforcing your rights?
Youth violence is increasing because of violent computer games?
Zoos - conservation or captivity?
Controversial speech topics - remember, your aim is to encourage critical thought using a researched persuasive speech outline and motivated viewpoint. Guard against unsubstantiated and emotionally evocative statements.Return from Controversial Speech Topics to Words of Wisdom