2021 Competition Season Update

Lincoln-Douglas Value

In NCFCA, Lincoln-Douglas debate resolutions are constructed to create a clash of competing values rather than the adoption of a specific policy.

The Lincoln-Douglas debate format is one-on-one debating, named after the famous debates between Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln.

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The 2021 Lincoln-Douglas Value Resolution

In democratic elections, the public’s right to know ought to be valued above a candidate’s right to privacy.