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Developing countries should publish birth control policy

Jialiang
IvorDude

"Most of the world"s population growth over the next century will be in Africa and Asia; in the other continents the population growth has already ceased." ----- Christa Brelsford Nowadays, we always face the population problem. As we can see, population problem keeps happening in developing countries. Population bomb bring lots of problems to developing country, for example, resources lack, slow economic development, education faultiness, etc. In this debate, I want to argue about population...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Resolved: The United States ought to limit qualified immunity for police officers.

Hayd
Zaradi

Just accept the debate whenever you're ready... The first round of the debate is acceptance only and no new arguments in the final round. Kritiks are not allowed. qualified immunity is the status of certain government officials, in this case police officers, in which lawsuits regarding civil damage when the official is on duty and performing their duty are dismissed as long as they qualify certain criteria. The criteria that a policeman would have to meet would be that their conduct does n...

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14 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Is the local sheriff using Excessive Force on the Dakota Pipeline Protesters?

ptosis
Doom-Guy-666-1993

Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier: "My Job Is To Enforce The Law" Sunday night: police used tear gas, rubber bullets and large water hoses in sub-freezing weather. Organizers said at least 17 protesters were taken to the hospital. Wednesday: Anyone delivering supplies to oil pipeline protesters in North Dakota could face fines, the local sheriff"s office warns. Is it against the law to supply water, tear gas antidote, and food to protesters? Nov. 30 2016 weather is currently 40-mil...

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9 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Should People be Punished for Burning the American Flag?

Kannon
313233qwe123

Donald Trump (our future president) is trying to pass the law: People should be punished for burning the American flag. Although I did not support Mr. Trump in the election I thought that this would be a great law to pass....

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Lethal force against the Dakota Access Pipeline protesters would be justified

ApostateAbe
levi_smiles

"Our agreement as citizens to obey the law to maintain our social order is sometimes described as an essential part of the social contract. This means that, in return for the benefits of social order, we agree to live according to certain laws and rules." -- American Bar Association [1] Suppose thousands of Native Americans and their sympathizers stormed your apartment building and declared the building their own, to do with as they please, because of an ideology that claims the land belongs...

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2 Comments
Updated 7 Hours Ago

Voting Should Be Compulsory in the USA

Forever23
Capitalistslave

Im sure you all know how rarely it is that I do a serious rather than a troll debate. But now, I have decided to do a good one. As you see, the topic is whether or not voting should be compulsory. I will be Pro and you will be Con. So here are the rules and the round structure. Rules: 1. No trolling 2. No Kritik 3. No Semantics 4. No plagiarism (obviously, surprising I need to say this) 5. Forfeiture means loss Round Structure: Round 1: Pro gives guidelines, rules. Con says "I ac...

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5 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

THW end the War on Drugs

tejretics
Hayd

Full resolution: This house would end the War on Drugs. This is going to be a live debate, between Hayd and me. We'll post the video here. Hayd should not accept this debate until the video is uploaded on YouTube. Format: Tejretics (Pro) Hayd (Con) 8 min. Pro's 1st Constructive 2 min. Prep time 8 min. Con's 1st Constructive/rebuttal 2 min. Prep time 7 min. Pro's 2nd Constructive/rebuttal 2 min. Prep time 7 min. Con's 2nd Constructive/rebuttal 2 min. Prep time 5 min. Pro's...

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30 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Is National Socialism better than Communism?

rockerlinda15
OkamiX5

I think National Socialism is a better form of government than Communism...

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Are the majority of the police sanctioned thugs?

ptosis
Overnight

Are the actions of the police use of excessive force unwarranted and constitute an act of oppression against not just those besieged but against everybody? Are the militarized police an occupying force who consider any challenges to their legitimacy a potential domestic terrorist who consider dissent disloyalty?...

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3 Comments
Updated 6 Days Ago

Abortion should be heavily regulated

LulzCAtz
kkkkatie126

I'm heavily pro-life. Unless it's a medical necessity, such as there is a small chance for you to live, or the child will live with a birth defect, retardation etc. I think you are a disgusting human being for having an abortion, "I can't afford it." Or something of that nature is no reason for an abortion. There are several government programs, as well as private charities that will help with the cost of the baby, and according to the CDC rape, incest, and what I said above about it being a med...

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Updated 1 Week Ago