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Police officers should be legally required to wear body cameras while on duty

civiero
Bman630

I will argue that police officers should be legally required to wear body cameras while on duty. Since purchasing body cameras for law enforcement agencies would be a public expense, I will accept the burden of proof in this debate. Sources can and should be posted in text after the arguments they are being used to support. -Power and authority should be accompanied by accountability. This is something that Sir Robert Peel recognized in his principles of policing which were developed to guide...

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Updated 41 Minutes Ago

The JASTA (Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act) should be repealed.

Bobbelton
JuanNeoCena

I propose that this debate be organized in the following structure:1) Introduction to Debate; each debater introduces him/herself and accepts either the position of pro/for or con/against.2) Statement of Argument; each debater may produce an argument supporting their position.3) Rebuttal and Conclusion; each debater may address/refute the points argued by their opponent and state their conclusion.Introduction

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Updated 56 Minutes Ago

Who should be next POTUS? Trump (Pro).....Clinton(Con)

ILikePie5
SampleDebater

Hello! This will be my first debate in a while due to school. I will argue for Mr. Donald J. Trump and against Hillary because I solemnly believe that she will be a disaster for the United States. This debate is for Pro's and Con's of both candidates, so I expect Con to argue why Hillary is good, not just why Trump is bad. The format of this debate is as follows: Round 1: Acceptance Only Round 2: Arguments....NO REBUTTALS Round 3: Rebuttals Round 4: Conclusion Good Luck to my opponen...

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7 Comments
Updated 2 Hours Ago

Tird wave Feminism has gone too far.

Kycam1
StatsAndFacts

In this debate I will support the opinion that Third wave feminism has gone too far. While the first and second wave focused on general equality issues. Third wave feminism has halted and has begun to look for ways to give advantages to one half of the population while attacking the second half. This Marxist ideology has stopped looking for actual cases of injustice and inequality throughout the world. Feminism once having achieved its goals of equality in the western world has continued to argu...

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Updated 2 Hours Ago

Is sitting/kneeling/raising a fist acceptable durring the national anthem

20hlynch21
Bocaj1000

It is proven that doing one of those three things is being disrespectful to the flag, which means you are being disrespectful to America!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

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5 Comments
Updated 3 Hours Ago

Did the American Invasion of Iraq make the nation of Iraq better in the End?

SA_G8tor
alexmann152

First, I'd like to clarify that this debate isn't about the Bush administration's justifications for the Iraq War (those being revenge for 9/11 and the prevention of another terrorist attack like 9/11 with supposed Weapons of Mass Destruction which were found only in extremely limited quantities) . I'm focusing more on the consequences of the invasion in regards to the Iraqi people. Second, I'm not too familiar with the etiquette of a proper debate, so, while I encourage my opponent to remain pr...

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Updated 4 Hours Ago

Should Gun Control Be Implemented Into American Law

Dabate101
Edril

Beginning Argument: The United States has 88.8 guns per 100 people, or about 270,000,000 guns, which is the highest total and per capita number in the world. 22% of Americans own one or more guns (35% of men and 12% of women). America's pervasive gun culture stems in part from its colonial history, revolutionary roots, frontier expansion, and the Second Amendment, which states: "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Ar...

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Updated 4 Hours Ago

The United States should adopt a negative income tax.

Bob13
TN05

This is a debate for the second round of the DDOlympics Team Tournament. Bob13 and ShabShoral are on the instigating team, with TN05 and warren42 on the opposing side.The first round is acceptance. The next two rounds will be for arguments, rebuttals, and defense, then conclusions in the final round.Since TN05 and Warren will be be arguing for a negative income tax, they will post a definition in the first round.Additional rules

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Updated 5 Hours Ago

Voting should be compulsory

civiero
Torq

The topic of the debate is that "voting should be compulsory." I am taking the "against" side. There is no BoP on either side. Round 1 - Acceptance. Round 2 - Debaters state their case. Round 3 - Debaters rebut one another's cases made in Round 2. Round 4 - Debaters defend their cases against rebuttals made in Round 3. Round 5 - Debaters make closing statements, argue as to why voters should select them....

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Updated 5 Hours Ago

Is it important to have freedom of speech in a country?

Bruvton
RonPaulConservative

In order to have a well running country, freedom of speech is not necessarily mandatory. But to have freedom of speech is crucial to make sure that people will not only feel free, but also be able to express your opinion. of course, freedom of speech is only to a certain extent, because you still shouldn't be able to affect the rights of others. I currently live in a country with the absence of the right to freedom of speech, and there are things that I feel like need to be spoken out to the pub...

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Updated 5 Hours Ago