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Newly revealed natural scientific laws govern the morality of abortion

givemeliberty
KeytarHero

Thank you for accepting this important debate. The law debated here could alter the way people think about abortion. This debate will test a newly revealed natural scientific law that partially governs the impact that abortion has on society. If this law is valid, then the generally accepted conclusions of the pro life movement will need revision or become invalid. Natural laws are self evident once brought to light and backed up with theory. Natural laws are not invented, they are reveale...

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444 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Resolved: Legalized Abortion is the Greatest Crime against Humanity in the History of Mankind

Chuz-Life
ishallannoyyo

I have made this debate nearly impossible to accept. If you are interested, please explain why you would like to accept this challenge in the comments section. Resolved: Legalized Elective Abortion [A] is the Greatest Crime against Humanity in the History of Mankind

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150 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

This House believes that abortion is morally permissible.

Stephen_Hawkins
unitedandy

This is in case UnitedAndy wishes to debate this resolution for the Jury debating tournament. The resolution is as it stands. The resolution itself is:This House believes that abortion is morally permissible.I'll wait for my opponent to accept. Thank you....

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127 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago

Kleptin Tournament: Abortion

Vi_Veri
PoeJoe

Thank you, PoeJoe, for participation in this tournament and for gladly accepting my debate challenge! This is a special debate for Kleptin's special debate tourney: http://www.debate.org/forums/debate.org/topic/5050/ The debate this is based off of is: http://www.debate.org/debates/abortion/10/ Voting rules: "The categories give you 7 points to play with. The contender will always be the one trying to defeat his or her old arguments. "Use the 7 points to show how well t...

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116 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

Abortion is generally immoral

zmikecuber
Zarroette

Resolved: Abortion is generally immoral.Four rounds. Shared BoP. No new arguments in R4. R1 for acceptance.I shall argue that abortion is immoral in most cases. This means excluding extraordinary cases such as rape, incest, to save the life of the mother, etc. So I shall be arguing that in cases where the individual gave consent and partook in sex, resulting in a pregnancy, abortion is immoral. My opponent shall a...

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112 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

If the fetus is a human person, then abortion is generally immoral

Trent_H
Grape

Debate DescriptionIn this debate Pro (myself) will argue that abortion is generally immoral because it directly takes the life of a human person who possesses the same basic rights that you and I have. Con will argue that the fetus is a person with said rights, but that abortion is still morally acceptable. I ask that Con only accept the debate in this round and wait to post their opening argument until round two. Round three will consist of rebuttal...

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97 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Abortion : Pro choice is the way to go!!

gonovice
qtpi2008

Abortion of course isnt the best way to go but sometimes can be good. If a mother is going to die in child birth or the baby is too it can be a good thing. Abortion is not murder it is a way out of a either unwanted OR unsafe pregnancy. What would you tell a 13 year-old girl who got pregnant who's parents would disown her if they found out? Yes, she shouldnt have gotten pregnant but it happened and the past can't be changed. But if she told her parents and they disowned her then what would she d...

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80 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Late term abortion is morally correct in every situation

rougeagent21
TheSkeptic

I stand in firm negation of the resolution. As my opponent is affirmative, the burden of proof lies on him/her. I will allow my opponent to speak first. To clarify the debate I offer the following definitions: Late term abortion-Also called voluntary abortion. the removal of an embryo or fetus from the uterus in order to end a pregnancy, done in the late stages of pregnancy. Moral-of, pertaining to, or concerned with the principles or rules of right conduct or the distinction between right...

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76 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Abortion is Prima Facie Morally Wrong

Apologician
TheSkeptic

I'm going to offer a brief outline of the pro-life position that I defend, and I will engage in further argumentation in the subsequent rounds. The fundamental issue regarding the abortion debate is not women's rights or other factors which concern personal autonomy, but over the status of the unborn child. Variants of the personal choice argument presuppose that the unborn child is not a human person, for if the unborn child is indeed a human person, then no amount of freedom justifies its e...

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73 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Abortion in General

audraxheartsxyou
gonovice

According to your issues on your Profile page, you are In-favor for abortion but against late-term abortion. Killing a child is killing a child; whether or not its late-term or not. How can you be in-favor for one, and against the other?...

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73 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago