Abortion should be legal in every case, even late-term

Crevaux

Abortion is a very controversial issue in the United States, as well as in several developed nations of the world. I come forward with a position that is even more controversial. I believe abortion should be legalized. But not only during the first trimester, or limited to rape and incest cases, but rather throughout the pregnancy of a woman, whatever her reason for aborting is. I take an evictionist point of view, according to which the womb of a mother should remain the woman's property...

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Resolved: Individuals Have A Moral Obligation To Assist Those In Need

WriterSelbe

Because I always seem to lose when debating on the negative, I figured the best way to go about this would be to get some practice. Feel free to give me pointers and whatnot. The first round is for acceptance. When debating, please site sources and use a Lincoln-Douglas layout with a value, criterion, and necessary definitions. In fact, one should write their initial argument like an actual case....

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Allowing Citizens to Carry Handguns Reduces Crime Rates

TheTruthAnalyst

My stance is that allowing citizens to carry handguns on their person reduces crime rates. The first round is for acceptance, and I will begin with my initial arguments during the second round.For this debate, the following is assumed: Citizens are allowed to open carry and/or concealed carry registered handguns. Citizens must apply for a permit to carry handguns. Precautionary measures such as background checks are used to prevent criminals obtaining...

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Resolved: Barack Obama is not a Socialist

Contra

I am arguing that Barack Obama is not a Socialist. Round 1 will be intro, and Round 2 will be the main argument. Definition of Socialism: Any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods Definition of Socialist: A person who advocates or practices Socialism....

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Rap Battle 2A: Jean-Paul Sartre vs. Albert Camus

socialpinko

Pro raps as the prominent French existentialist, Marxist, and playwright Jean-Paul Sartre. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Paul_SartreCon raps as the Algerian founder of absurdism, journalist, and novelist Albert Camus. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_CamusBattle begins in Round 2, Round 1 is for acceptance. ...

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The historical Jesus Christ was a doomsday cult leader

ApostateAbe

ResolutionThe historical Jesus Christ was a doomsday cult leader who told his disciples that the doomsday would happen within the short time period of his own generation (within the 1st century CE).ClarificationThis resolution is NOT about faithfully interpreting the New Testament. The writings of the New Testament will be used for evidence, but the writings of the New Testament are not assumed to be any more or less trus...

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The US should not recognize the results of the latest Nicarguan election.

innomen

Resolved, the government of the United States of America should not recognize the recent election results in Nicaragua. Namely the election of Daniel Ortega. First round acceptance; rounds 2 & 3 arguments....

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It is possible to disprove a negative

Mr.Infidel

Thank you, izbo10, for agreeing to this debate. Resolution It is possible to disprove a negative The opponents of the debate, and what positions they will argue. I am affirmative, meaning that it will be my burden to prove that it is possible to prove a negative. The scope of the debate. To test if proving a negative is false is possible. The length of the debate, in number of rounds. There will be 4 rounds. First round is acceptance only. The maximum length of ea...

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DetectableNinja's Tournament: Sex offenders should be sterilized/chemically castrated.

Mestari

Sorry about the previous mistake in the set-up. Everything should be fine now. Good luck.Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Opening Arguments/RebuttalsRound 3: RebuttalsRound 4: Final Rebuttal/Closing StatementSex Offender (1): an individual who was convicted of a sex offense.We will be using the list of sex offenses and relevant definitions provided by the above source.Sterilized/Chemically Castrated:

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DetectableNinja's Tournament: Sale of Human Organs

Lickdafoot

This is for DetectableNinja's debate tournament. The resolution: The sale of human organs should be legalized. Andromeda, I'm hoping to set the opening now and have my first round up by friday so that you can get yours over the weekend. Please let me know in the comments if there is anything about the way I set the debate up that you would like to change. I look forward to debating you for a second time and wish you luck in the tournament!Round 1: Accepta...

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