Menu
Cart
book cover

November 2017 NSDA Public Forum: Universal Background Checks

  • $ 16.00


PURCHASE AND DOWNLOAD RIGHT NOW!!

Big Sky Debate is pleased to release its November 2017 NSDA Public Forum resources on universal background checks!

The resolution, released by the National Speech and Debate Association on October 1st, 2017, is:

Resolved: The United States should require universal background checks for all gun sales and transfers of ownership.

A list of briefs for this book appears below.

Continued this season: Get both the PDF and Word versions of the book. Copy and paste Big Sky Debate’s excellent research into your own briefs OR print and file the old-fashioned way!

Why Big Sky Debate over the competitors? We have one of the longest-standing Public Forum resource services in the nation. Topic after topic, the Big Sky team delivers fresh, relevant and useful evidence and briefs for successful debate, no matter your location.

Download one brief, right now… don’t wait around for complex update services that are delivered after you are done with the topic!

Compare similar services without Big Sky Debate’s seasoned research staff at THREE times that cost! Big Sky Debate is the best value in debate!

Download one file, right now, with all the resources you need for this topic. Have a GREAT topic!!! Our Public Forum Resources are an unbeatable $16.00.

OR, click here to start a season-long subscription, or here to look at one of Big Sky Debate’s value-priced packages!  Start a subscription now and get the book in your inbox the moment we are done with our research!

 

Universal Background Checks Index

META

  • HOW DOES A BACKGROUND CHECK WORK?
  • STATES BEST FOR EXPERIMENTAL POLICY ON GUNS; SHOULD BE THE BASIS OF FEDERAL POLICY
  • STATE RISKY FOR EXPERIMENTAL POLICY ON GUNS; STATES HAVE OFTEN OPTED FOR LESS RESTRICTIONS
  • DISCUSSION OF THE ISSUE OF GUN CONTROL WILL CHANGE FEW MINDS
  • DISCUSSION OF THE GUN CONTROL ISSUE IS STYMIED BY HEATED RHETORIC
  • SINGLE GUN REFORMS INEFFECTIVE; ONLY A SUITE OF REFORMS WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE
  • STUDY ALTERNATIVE: STUDY THE ISSUE WITH FEDERALLY SUPPORTED DATA AND RESEARCH
  • STUDY ALTERNATIVE: AVAILABLE RESEARCH AND DATA ARE TERRIBLE
  • STUDY ALTERNATIVE: WE CAN’T APPROACH THIS POLICY ISSUE WITHOUT MORE ACCURATE DATA

PRO

  • MUST ACT NOW: MASS GUN DEATHS DEMAND ACTION NOW
  • CURRENT POLICY HARMS: DEALERS INCENTIVIZED TO BREAK THE LAW TO SELL GUNS
  • CURRENT POLICY HARMS: GUN SHOWS ARE PROBLEMATIC
  • CURRENT POLICY HARMS: ONLINE MARKETPLACES EXPANDING; PROVIDE MASSIVE LOOPHOLE TO FEDERAL BACKGROUND CHECK LAWS
  • CURRENT POLICY HARMS: LACK OF UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS HAS LEAD TO TERRIBLE CRIMES
  • CURRENT POLICY HARMS: THE DURABILITY OF WEAPONS MEANS THAT EVERY TRANSACTION SHOULD BE SCRUTINIZED
  • BACKGROUND CHECKS GOOD: CAN BE COUPLED WITH ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF GUN RIGHTS FOR A “WIN-WIN” SITUATION
  • BACKGROUND CHECKS GOOD: EFFECTIVE IN KEEPING GUNS OUT OF THE HANDS OF THOSE THAT SHOULD NOT HAVE THEM
  • BACKGROUND CHECKS GOOD: STATE EXPERIMENTATION PROVES
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BETTER: BACKGROUND CHECKS NOT REQUIRED WHEN A LICENSED FIREARMS DEALER IS NOT INVOLVED
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BETTER: SUBSTANTIAL NUMBER OF GUNS SOLD WITHOUT THE CHECK IN PRIVATE SALES
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BETTER: REDUCE CRIME
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BETTER: AMERICAN PEOPLE SUPPORT
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BETTER: GUN OWNERS AND NRA MEMBERS SUPPORT
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BETTER: STATES HAVE EXPERIMENTED WITH THE MODEL
  • GUN CONTROL GOOD: PUBLIC SUPPORTS
  • GUN CONTROL GOOD: SHOULD PROMOTE A CONSISTENT FEDERAL POLICY
  • WEAK GUN LAWS BAD: PROMOTES ARGUMENTS AGAINST GUN CONTROL
  • A/T: PRO STANCE IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL
  • A/T: UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS WON’T COMPLETELY SOLVE THE PROBLEM
  • A/T: UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS WILL LEAD TO BANNING AND CONFISCATING GUNS
  • A/T: MUST STUDY THE PROBLEM FURTHER
  • A/T: FIREARMS MAKE AMERICANS SAFER
  • A/T: CHECKS ARE BURDENSOME

CON

  • STATUS QUO ACCEPTABLE: WE MUST BE OKAY WITH DIVERSE APPROACHES UNTIL A BEST-PRACTICE POLICY EMERGES AT THE STATE LEVEL
  • GUN LAWS INEFFECTIVE: UNLICENSED DEALERS RARELY PROSECUTED
  • STOP SAYING GUN SHOW LOOPHOLE… PRIVATE SALES WERE PURPOSEFULLY EXEMPTED!
  • PRIVATE SALES SHOULD NOT BE REGULATED
  • GUN SHOWS GOOD: NOT MARKETPLACES FOR CRIMINALS AND TERRORISTS
  • GUN SHOWS GOOD: PEOPLE MUST FOLLOW THE LAWS… EVEN AT A GUN SHOW!
  • GUN SHOW GOOD: REGULATION WOULD SHUT DOWN THE GUN SHOWS!
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BAD: FACE IMPLEMENTATION ISSUES
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BAD: INEFFECTIVE
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BAD: CRIMINALS DON’T FOLLOW LAWS!
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BAD: TERRORISTS DO NOT FOLLOW LAWS!
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BAD: ARE A STEPPING STONE TO GUN REGISTRY, BANS, ETC.
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BAD: REPUBLICANS ARE AGAINST
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BAD: DESTRUCTIVE TO THE 2ND AMENDMENT
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BAD: BLOOMBERG SUITE OF LAWS TOO BROAD
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BAD: CRIMINALIZE NORMAL AND LEGAL ACTIVITY WITH GUNS
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BAD: IMPEDE FIREARM SAFETY INSTRUCTION
  • UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BAD: IMPEDE LEGITIMATE LAW ENFORCEMENT
  • ALTERNATIVE: HANDLE REGULATION PRIVATELY
  • A/T: 40% OF GUNS ARE SOLD WITHOUT CHECKS 
  • A/T: BACKGROUND CHECK LAWS ARE FOR NOTHING MORE THAN KEEPING GUNS AWAY FROM BAD PEOPLE! 

 


          We Also Recommend