Popular Political Issues
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Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?
Plastic Product Ban
Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?
Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
Deporting Criminal Immigrants
Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?
Should the government implement alternate circulation during a sharp pollution increase?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
Gender Workplace Diversity
Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Should the government arrest all people who are under surveillance for suspected terrorism (S-files)?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?
Assisted Reproductive Technology
Should assisted reproductive technology be allowed for lesbian couples?
Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?
Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services?
Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?
Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into France?
Should the government ban cultural ceremonies that involve the killing of animals for entertainment?
Should the current number of civil servants be increased or decreased?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Should French citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Should France assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?
Should immigrants be required to learn the French language?
Should the children of migrants who live in French territories be allowed to join their families?
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?
Drug Trafficking Penalties
Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?
Should the U.K. and Northern Ireland remain in the EU’s customs area after Brexit?
Should the government increase spending on public transportation?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?
Foreigner Mosque Funding
Should foreigners be banned from funding mosques in France?
Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?
Should immigrants to France be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
North Korea Military Strikes
Should France conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities?
Right of Foreigners to Vote
Should foreigners, currently residing in France, have the right to vote?
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?
Should France increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending?
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?
Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Should the number of elected representatives be reduced?
United States of Europe
Should the EU evolve into the United States of Europe?
Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
Syria Travel Ban
Should French citizens who have traveled to Syria be put in jail?
Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?
Should France provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen?
Political Party Subsidies
Should political parties receive money from the government?
Criminal Voting Rights
Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?
Should people under surveillance (S-Files) be sent to de-radicalization centers?
Post Brexit UK
Should the UK be allowed to access European Markets once they leave the EU?
Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Do you support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?
Syrian Support Against ISIS
Should France support the Syrian governments military offensive against ISIS?
European Union Countries
Should the number of countries in the European Union be reduced to 15?
Should the government stop construction on the Notre-Dame-des-Landes’ airport?
Stationary Security Missions
Should stationary security missions be overseen by private companies so police can concentrate on other tasks?
Central EU Agency
Should intelligence agencies be merged to create a central EU agency?
Should Emergency State measures be included in the French Constitution?
EU Authoritarian Sanctions
Should the EU sanction member countries with authoritarian governments?
Colonization of Algeria
Was France’s colonization of Algeria a crime against humanity?
Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?