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Water Boarding is indeed torture.

left_wing_mormon
PublicForumG-d

I will assume that my opponet has not been water-boarded by the U.S. Military. I can say honestly that I have never been water-boarded. With that being said my opponet and I cannot use personal accounts on this issue. To determine if Water-Boarding is torture, I present two things to ponder. 1: The history of Water-boarding During World War II, Japanese troops, especially the Kempeitai, as well as the Gestapo, the German secret police, used waterboarding as a method of torture. During th...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

Water boarding for interrogation is Constitutional

chevy10294
Vi_Veri

Hello First off let me say that this debate will only be about if water boarding for interrogation is Constitutional, not weather its right. Water boarding for interrogation is Constitutional, because there is nothing in the Constitution that says anything about interrogation. Its says- "Amendment VIII Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted."(http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/constitution/billofrights.html) THis is...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

Water Boarding

queenalexandria
Kleptin

What if we knew someone had information about a possible terrorist attack... but we couldn't get it out of them? What if we had been able to STOP 9/11 before it happened? What if we were able to save hundreds of lives by merely causing a single human being extreme discomfort and even maybe anguish? Who are we to say that the mistreating of a few people is wrong, even if it saves many? Search inside yourself, and think, if I could either be tortured against my will or save even a few lives of mot...

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8 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

The united states should legalize the use of water boarding on suspected terrorists, for information

Ped-X-ing
knick-knack

I will let KK start, if he chooses to accept my challenge. X...

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4 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Water boarding is a just method of gaining information from terrorists

rougeagent21
Johnicle

I stand in affirmation. I will allow my opponent to open. Why is water boarding unjust?...

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35 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Water Boarding is an act of torture and is immoral.

feverish
Ragnar_Rahl

I affirm the resolution : Water Boarding is an act of torture and is immoral. I consider myself an open minded person yet I am always shocked when glancing at people's profiles on this site when I see people saying they are pro-water boarding. This is especially true if their other opinions do not seem particularly extreme. I would appreciate if somebody who is pro-water boarding would like to take me up on this debate. If nobody does so, I will be forced to conclude that most of these ind...

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34 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Water Boarding is Terrorism.

TheCalmOne
redbrave70

redbrave70 has challenged my intellectual level. Since he supports water boarding, but is in favor of the war on terrorism, I would like to hear how water boarding is NOT terrorism. Terrorism - the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, esp. for political purposes. *http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/terrorism...

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18 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

should water boarding be considered torture

danjr10
ComradVlad

water boarding is torture. torture is defined as Torture is the act of inflicting severe pain (whether physical or psychological) as a means of punishment, revenge, forcing information or a confession, or simply as an act of cruelty. Wikipiedia.org you decide...

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Water boarding is torture and should not be used by the U.S. and their allies.

bennourse
ConservativePolitico

I will argue that water boarding is torture and that it shouldn't be used for the reasons I will outline in my argument....

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5 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

If water boarding is cool, then why allow soldiers to carry an electric taser?

Muscle_Boy
yannikmarazia

Torture and rape is gaining acceptance as a possible tool in times of war. Then why not, the most painful invention of the last hundred years? The handheld electric taser will shock any enemy into submission!...

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Updated 4 Months Ago