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Sep 08, 2017, 18:13 ET Civil Discourse Returns to Los Angeles with Pros and Cons Debate Series

ProCon.org, America's #1 source for pro and con research on controversial issues, the University of Southern California's Jesse M. Unruh Institute...


Apr 06, 2017, 17:24 ET Mike Gatto, Eric Gutshall, and Jeff Harris Join ProCon.org Board of Directors

ProCon.org, America's leading source for pro and con research on controversial issues, is proud to announce the addition of three new Board...


Oct 03, 2016, 21:48 ET ProCon.org and Santa Monica Pier Bring Civil Discourse Back with PRO/CON Debate Series

 ProCon.org, America's leading source for pro and con research on controversial issues, and the historic Santa Monica Pier announce...


Apr 29, 2016, 18:02 ET Teachers and Presidential Candidates Drive ProCon.org to Record Traffic in First Quarter 2016

ProCon.org, America's leading source for pro and con research on controversial issues, announced a major record in web traffic. The first quarter...


Apr 29, 2016, 12:02 ET Educators Celebrated at ProCon.org for Teacher Appreciation Week

 ProCon.org celebrates the upcoming Teacher Appreciation Week by thanking the educators who helped propel the web-based organization to another...


Mar 10, 2016, 13:47 ET Super Quiz Picks 2016 Presidential Candidates

ProCon.org (online at www.procon.org),the nation's leading source for pro and con information on controversial topics, has published its popular...


Nov 10, 2015, 07:32 ET Nonpartisan ProCon.org Launches 2016 Presidential Election Website Compares Candidates, Tracks Position Changes, Provides Comprehensive Voter Resources

 ProCon.org (online at www.procon.org), the nation's leading source for pros and cons of controversial issues, released its highly...


Oct 13, 2015, 06:20 ET Award-Winning Educator Michelle Herczog Joins ProCon.org Board of Directors

The nation's leading source for the pros and cons of controversial issues, ProCon.org (online at www.procon.org), announced today that prominent...


Feb 10, 2015, 19:40 ET Mandatory Vaccines Debate Gets Injection of New Research from ProCon.org

 ProCon.org (online at www.procon.org) has expanded and updated its website exploring pro, con, and related information from authoritative...


Jan 13, 2015, 18:55 ET ProCon.org Expands Keystone XL Pipeline Pros and Cons

The nonpartisan website ProCon.org updated and expanded its pro and con research about the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline. If completed, this...


Jan 06, 2015, 19:38 ET ProCon.org Surpasses 20 Million Annual Readers

 ProCon.org announced today that it surpassed 20,000,000 annual readers in 2014, a 22.1% increase over 2013. The free educational website,...


Dec 19, 2014, 07:15 ET Is There Really a Santa Claus? ProCon.org Investigates for the Holidays

ProCon.org, a nonpartisan research organization devoted to critical thinking on controversial topics, debuts its newest website just for the...


Dec 18, 2014, 16:43 ET Former Lincy Foundation President Named CEO Of ProCon.org

ProCon.org, a nonpartisan, nonprofit educational website (www.procon.org) that had more than 20,000,000 unique visitors in 2014, announced the...


Nov 06, 2014, 15:14 ET Santa Monica Voters Turn to Unique Nonpartisan Election Resource from ProCon.org

 More than 5,000 people turned to ProCon.org's website, http://localelections.procon.org, to help them make informed decisions about which...


Sep 10, 2014, 12:51 ET Pros and Cons of School Uniforms - Latest Research in Ongoing Debate

ProCon.org, a nonpartisan research organization devoted to critical thinking on controversial topics, debuts its 51st issue website,...


Sep 09, 2014, 17:24 ET ProCon.org Injects New Research into Mandatory Vaccine Debate

America's leading provider of free pro and con research on controversial issues, ProCon.org (online at www.procon.org), has published new...


Jun 10, 2014, 13:20 ET Controversial Health Topics - Abortion, Obesity, Rx Drug Advertising - Get Fresh Pro and Con Analysis at ProCon.org

America's largest provider of free pro and con research on controversial issues, ProCon.org (online at www.procon.org), has expanded and updated...


May 19, 2014, 13:09 ET Educators in over 5,000 Schools in ALL 50 States and 66 Countries Use Free Critical Thinking Resources at ProCon.org

America's largest provider of free pro and con research on controversial issues passed a milestone by documenting over 5,000 schools in all 50...


Mar 25, 2014, 13:42 ET Should Felons Be Allowed to Vote? New Video with Pros and Cons from ProCon.org

ProCon.org released a new short video last week in its Critical Thinking Video Series that focuses on the debate over whether or not felons should...


Dec 30, 2013, 17:40 ET Over 60 Million Served Critical Thinking Content by ProCon.org

With over 60 million unique visits since the organization was formed in 2004, ProCon.org has brought the world roughly 100,000 hours of its unique...


Dec 19, 2013, 16:17 ET Pros and Cons of US Drone Strikes Abroad - Latest Research in Ongoing Debate

Nonpartisan ProCon.org Launches Its New Website on America's Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the War on Terror ProCon.org, a nonpartisan...


Nov 26, 2013, 17:00 ET Celebrity World Challenge Golf Tournament in Calabasas, CA to Benefit ProCon.org and Rehabilitation Foundation for Disabled Persons, U.S.

A-MARK FINANCIAL CORPORATION PRESENTS THE CELEBRITY WORLD CHALLENGE GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP ON DECEMBER 2, 2013 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CALABASAS COUNTRY...


Oct 22, 2013, 10:15 ET Pros and Cons of Animal Testing - Latest Research in Ongoing Debate

Nonpartisan ProCon.org Launches Its New Website on the Animal Testing Debate An estimated 26 million animals, including cats, rats, dogs, mice...


Oct 18, 2013, 09:00 ET Pros and Cons of Obamacare from ProCon.org

Nonpartisan ProCon.org Provides Facts and Debates over the Health Care Law ProCon.org has updated its popular nonpartisan website...


Oct 01, 2013, 10:05 ET Is a College Education Worth It? New Website from ProCon.org Researches the Pros and Cons.

With 19.9 million US college students in 2013 and average student debt reported at over $26,500 and growing, the debate over whether or not a...