Members of the Lincoln-Douglas community, let your preferences be heard by reminding your chapter advisors to vote by Monday, September 10, at 4 p.m. CDT. Please follow the instructions below from the National Forensic League:

Chapter advisors: Log in to the Points Application, select LD Topic Selection from the left side menu, and follow the online ballot instructions.

The 2012-2013 list of NFL topics:

Resolved: The constitutions of democratic governments ought to include procedures for secession.

Resolved: When making admissions decisions, public colleges and universities in the United States ought to favor members of historically disadvantaged groups.

Resolved: United States Supreme Court justices should be subject to term limits.

Resolved: The United States is justified in intervening in the internal political processes of other countries to attempt to stop human rights abuses.

Resolved: In a democracy, voting ought to be compulsory.

Resolved: On balance, the privatization of civil services serves the public interest.

Resolved: On balance, labor unions in the United States are beneficial.

Resolved: The United States ought to guarantee universal health care for its citizens.

Resolved: Oppressive government is more desirable than no government.

Resolved: Rehabilitation ought to be valued above retribution in the United States criminal justice system.