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Is the Ferguson uproar really about Michael Brown?

tyleremery2383
Jzyehoshua

Resolved: the riots in Ferguson are not necessarily about the killing of Michael Brown, but is the result of long-standing racial tensions in St. Louis. Debate layout: Round 1 is for acceptance. Round 2 is for arguments. Round 3 is for closing statements. I thank Pro in advance for accepting and for a good debate! Good luck!...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Darren Wilson was in the right

thatguy554
JayConar

The fact of the matter with this case is that Michael Brown has no argument for his defense. I'm not saying that it isn't horrible to lose a family member, but when someone assaults an officer of the law, you cannot pull an about-face and say that the officer was in the wrong. Here are the facts, -13 shots were fired at Brown, only a small number actually hit. -Blood and DNA from Brown were found on officer Wilson's weapon and pant leg, as well as inside the squad car, supporting the argu...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

An Outside Intruder Did Not Kill JonBenet Ramsey

ShabShoral
warren42

This debate is for BSH's tournament. I will be defending the idea that an outside intruder (anyone other than the parents or brother of the victim) did NOT kill JonBenet Ramsey. As such, I assume the full BOP. I must prove, beyond a REASONABLE doubt, that one of JonBenet's mother, father, and brother was responsible for her death. Standard format....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Resolved: Police officers should be required to wear body cameras

Forever23
Wild.Grape

* This is not necessarily a round of police debate* Humanity has been on an ever eternal quest in search of felicity and safety. However, throughout mankind, there has been a series of crimes gone unsolved and detectives failing to solve assigned mysteries. Sadly, all have been failing to notice the very blatant solution to all of these. A way to ensure public safety and solve crimes is right in front of u...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Did Bush did 9/11

jslan
Emilrose

Bush didn't do 9/11 first of all because he wouldn't kill 2,977 AMERICANS to just go in a war. Also Bush didn't do it because when Flight 77 hit the Pentagon it hit the MILITARY Wing. Bush wouldn't destroy all of his military information and kill high military personnel. FINALLY the main reason why people think Bush was in on it was because they say "Jet fuel can't melt steel beams" for your information they didn't melt they were weakened and the tower that was hit second was hit almost on a cor...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Should we stop animal testing?

PrincessMizukiAshiya
tsume

Animal testing is dangerous and cruel. It may also be a good thing too. But think about it, using animals as test subjects, that's cruel. Plus what happens if the test works on the animal and not on the human? It's possible for test results to work on the animal and not work on the human. Also no one knows what kind of animals they are using for the animal testing. They could be using endangered species/animals , for all we know.......

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Man-Made Global Warming is a Hoax

NDman48
InnovativeEphemera

I will be arguing that "global warming" is a hoax. Round One: Respond ONLY with "I accept" or you will be thrown out of the debate. Round Two: Opening Statements only, NO REBUTTALS or you will be thrown out of the debate. Round Three: Arguments AND rebuttals Round Four: " " Round Five: Final rebuttals and closing statements...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

George Zimmerman Acted In Self-Defense Against Trayvon Martin

Spedman
psyduck

I will not be making my opening argument this round which is something I don't normally do when I debate. I will merely say that I watched the majority of the George Zimmerman trial (I'm a Florida resident, it was on local news), and I think the evidence was overwhelming that Zimmerman acted in self-defense. I would personally like to debate with someone who actually watched the majority of the trial (a few clips does not count). I would also ask that any racial prejudices be cast aside in this...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Don't you think the Boston Bombing was over hyped?

TheAdiDebater
NFLMember

First of all, I understand and acknowledge that the Boston bombing was a terrible event which never should have occurred. But don't you ever stop and think that a big deal is being made out of something substantially smaller? People were even thinking this could be compared to 9/11. On the same day 42 people die in an earthquake in Iraq. But does that receive even a tenth of what the Boston bombings received. No. This can't be defended....

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Abortion...

Ms.Opinionated
Nahte42

If people are so against the death penalty and killing animals...why is it right to kill an unborn child? No you haven't see the baby but if your pregnant it's a HUMAN CHILD!!!! Why kill an innocent thing and think that's perfectly fine when we are so against killing animals and etc...I'm sorry the only one way for me to even possibly CONSIDER (not saying yes) would be if someone was raped that's it. So tell me why it's ok to kill a little baby?...

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Updated 5 Years Ago