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Animal Rights: Should We Respect Them Or Not?

llaurenthellama
AndDontCallMeShirley

Hi, everyone! LlaurenTheLlama here.If you would like to participate in this debate, please leave a comment. You would be for Con, meaning that you do not support animal rights. The debate will include an opinion on:*Animal Testing*Chains (not including leashes)*Zoos (whether they're kind to animals or not)*Kill and No-Kill animal sheltersSome other things to know:*I don't have a format preferred,...

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10 Comments
Updated 20 Hours Ago

Persuasive Debate: Animal Rights

fire_wings
missbailey8

Full Resolution; Persuasive Speech Debate Writing Format: Animal RightsI thank my opponent missbailey for doing this with me, and I thank Rosalie which made this program. This is a persuasive speech debate, no BoP, no rebuttals, just your arguments to convice the vo...

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88 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Animal Rights

Hayd
SolonKR

This debate is for Fire_wing’s tournament. Round 1 can be found herehttp://www.debate.org/forums/debate.org/topic/81403/I borrowed most of the set-up from bsh1 in this debate, I have his permission to use it.

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20 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Animal Rights

fire_wings
tejretics

Debate for Tejretics. Full Resolution: Animals should have rightsI am Con, which means that Tejretics is Pro. Rules1. No forfeiting 2. No trolling3. I really want good votes here, so min. is 3500 ELO. Sorry for people who are in the 3000-3400s.4. Tej starts arguing in round 1, and waives the final round5. No kritiks or semantics...

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45 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

My 150th Debate: Animal Rights

bsh1
FourTrouble

PrefaceThis will be my 150th debate! Having advertised for competitors and topics, I am thrilled to have FT as my opponent, given his record of debating success on the site. It should be an intense challenge, and I'm truly looking forward to it.To vote on this debate, you must have at least 3,000 ELO.Full TopicJustice requires the recognition of animal rights.TermsThe f...

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164 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago

Animal Rights

fire_wings
cam25aus

Full Resolution: Animals should have rightsI am Con, which means that my opponent is Pro. Rules1. No forfeiting2. No trolling...

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69 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Animal rights are meaningless from a secular viewpoint

AsianCalamari
Yugandda

Introduction:This is my first attempt at a debate on DDO, and I look forward to an interesting and engaging conversation.In this debate, we will be arguing from a purely secular viewpoint; Con cannot use a religious argument such as "Religion X states that animals should not be killed". Likewise, Pro cannot use the argument "Religion Y permits the killing of animals".I, Pro, will argue that the concept of animals being entitled to rights is arbitrary through the lens of a secular worldview - it...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Resolved: A just society requires the recognition of animal rights.

YYW
BlackVoid

First round will be for acceptance, following rounds for debate. Obviously, this is the current LD resolution. Let's try to debate it that way. Sources are important, but not overwhelmingly important. Logic, reason, etc. should be the grounds for compelling arguments. Kritiks are fine, so long as you do not willfully misinterpret the resolution or wage an assault on the dictionary. In our efforts we ought to mutually endeavor to test the strengths of our ideas, rather than quibble over phraseolo...

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53 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Zaradi's Prized Tournament: Animal Rights

bsh1
16kadams

PrefaceThis is the Semi-Final round of Zaradi's Prize Debate Tournament. I want to extend my thanks to Zaradi for hosting and for being magnanimous enough to attach a prize to this tournament. I also want to thank 16k--it may have taken us awhile to agree on a topic (and by "awhile" I mean eons...), but we got here nonetheless :)This is a judge-only, "select winner" debate. The judges are Raisor, Dalt, Endark, BV, Cermank, Wylted, Bluesteel, Thett, Z...

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182 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Animal Rights Ought to be recognized in society

famousdebater
Zaradi

Resolved: Animal Rights Ought To Be Recognised In Society Rules Round 1 is acceptance No trollingNo forfeiture The Burden Of Proof is shared To accept you must be older than 13To accept you must also have completed 40 debatesYou must have an elo above 3000 otherwise<...

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78 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago