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Gay marriage should be illegal.

Nordung
Starfleet

1. It Is Not Marriage Calling something marriage does not make it marriage. Marriage has always been a covenant between a man and a woman which is by its nature ordered toward the procreation and education of children and the unity and well being of the spouses. The promoters of same-sex "marriage" propose something entirely different. They propose the union between two men or two women. This denies the self-evident biological, physiological, and psychological differences between men and w...

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45 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Gay Marriage should Not be Permitted

bsh1
Zarroette

PrefaceI thank Zarroette for this debate. I hope she agrees to accept, and I look forward to a cordial, engaging exchange of views. If she would like to alter any rules or formatting, she should PM me prior to acceptance. This is, of course, an issue that is important to me personally, and so I hope to defend my position well. Due to the tendency for some users to cast ideological ballots on sensitive current-issue topics like this one, there is a mi...

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546 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Gay Marriage Should Be Legal

westerly2004
Arnold_Benjaman

This debate will focus on whether gay marriage should be legal. Round 1 will be acceptance. Round 2-3 are for arguments/making your case, as well as rebuttals against your opponent. Round 4 will have no new arguments made, and will mainly rebut your opponent's arguments. Please cite all your sources....

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Legalization of Gay Marriage

Magicr
InVinoVeritas

Resolved: The reasons to make same-sex marriage legal in the United States outweigh the reasons not to do so.(Note: This does not neccessarily refer to a specific jurisdiction within the United States, but rather any jurisdiction within the United States.)I have made this debate unacceptable for now, as I would like to ensure a good opponent. I have tried this debate a couple of times before and have had forfeits both times.

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54 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Gay Marriage

MLG_Pepperoni
FollowerofChrist1955

Why deny the right of marriage to two people that love each other? Love will always win no matter what and it is their right to get married. Denying this to a couple is a violation of freedom. Period....

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66 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago

Should Gay Marriage Be Legal

waldron123402
spraven

Should Gay Marriage be allowed...

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1 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Gay marriage should be permitted

tejretics
Jerry947

Full resolution: Just societies should permit same-sex marriage. First round is acceptance....

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12 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Gay marriage should not be permitted

Zarroette
2-D

PrefaceThis is only my 2nd debate on gay marriage, the first of which I lost. Please be gentle =) Full TopicIn a just society, gay marriages would not be permitted.TermsJust - based on what is morally or ethically right and/or fairGay marriage - a legally binding union conferring on two same-sex partners the same legal rights, stat...

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129 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Gay marriage should be illegal

tejretics
Cooldudebro

Pro should begin arguing in Round 1 and post only "no round as agreed" in the final round; we each have 3 total rounds to argue. [Arguing that same-sex couples can have equal rights without use of the word "marriage" is not allowed, since that's entirely semantic, and the resolution concerns the institution of gay marriage itself, not what we call it.]...

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46 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago

Gay Marriage Ought To Be Permitted

evanjfarrar
mmichaen

Hello all!This debate will concern the merits of allowing gay marriage.Full Resolution: Gay marriage ought to be permitted in a civilized American society.This debate will concern, as the resolution suggests, policy limited to the United States.------------------FormatR1: Acceptance ONLYR...

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21 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago