Answered By: Priscilla Coulter
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2022     Views: 10693

The websites linked below are reputable sources of opposing viewpoints on a wide variety of controversial topics.  But, if you don't find enough coverage of your topic in any of those, there are ways that you can target differing opinions in the library's databases:

        AllSides exposes people to information and ideas from all sides of the political spectrum so they can better understand the world — and each other. Offers balanced news coveragemedia bias ratings, and civil dialogue opportunities.
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CQ Researcher: Pro/Con Sections provide award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. 


Issues & Controversies explores and analyzes hundreds of hot topics in politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit nonpartisan public charity that provides well-sourced pro, con, and related research on more than 50 controversial issues, from gun control and death penalty to illegal immigration and alternative energy.
Wall Street Journal         The Wall Street Journal's Big Issues reports feature opposing opinions by experts in a wide variety of fields, on controversial issues ranging from health to environment.  Subscription resource; enter your APUS id and password to access.
University of Virginia: Miller Center National Discussion & Debate Series         The University of Virginia: Miller Center National Discussion & Debate Series aims to create a place where civil discussion can advance our national understanding and interest.  This public debate series  presents substantive policy discussions.


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