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Abortion should be legalized nation wide for any woman over the age of 16 without parental consent

huntabby
bearski

Currently, you must be 18 to have an abortion without parental consent. Some states require that you must have both parents consent if you want to get an abortion younger than that. I believe it is wrong to place a woman's choice over her body in her parent's hands. A 16 year old girl is more than capable of deciding what to do with her own body. It's her body and therefore, her choice. It's not up to the parent to make a decision that would affect her for the rest of her life. She should not be...

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

That we should abolish the death penalty

leachyaus
SonicAndRapBattles

My argument will rest on two premises. Firstly that the death penalty doesn't work as a deterrent and secondly that its too immoral to use even if it did. I will use this first speech to outline the former and my second speech to explain the latter. To assume the death penalty will deter anyone assumes they are thinking rationally which most who people who commit serious crimes often are not. Broadly people who commit violent crimes can be grouped into four categories. Those who act in the he...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Could Donald Trump Be a Good President?

ChristopherCaldwell
Mailman

1. Acceptance 2. Opening Arguments, No Rebuttals 3. Rebuttals and More Arguments 4. Rebuttals and Conclusions *Definitions* Donald Trump- an American businessman, politician, television personality, author, and candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in the 2016 election (Wikipedia) President- the highest executive officer of a modern republic, as the Chief Executive of the United States (Dictionary.com) I challenge anyone that can make a logical...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Resolved: The United States of America should abolish the Death Penalty

tajshar2k
Jerry947

=Resolution=This debate will be about whether the United States should abolish the Death Penalty. "The death penalty, i.e. capital punishment, is "execution of an offender sentenced to d...

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24 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Should burning or otherwise desecrating a flag be illegal?

Khaz
MrPhobos141

Title says it all. I'm looking to discuss this topic with anyone who believes that burning of flags (specifically the American flag, since I am an American) should be illegal. Feel free to share reasoning, caveats, and even potential punishments for your position.Thanks in advance, and I look forward to this discussion....

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Bluesteel v. Mikal, Resolved: The US should adopt a ban on assault weapons similar to Australia's.

bluesteel
Mikal

First round acceptance only. BOP is shared....

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125 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Capitalism

Sebas.1999
RedAnarchist

Why you think capitalism is bad. Let's reason about it...

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Should there be gun control in the US?

LordFritzinger
Reigon

I personally believe that the US government should not regulate guns. Con, myself, will be arguing that there should not and pro will be arguing that there should be. I wish the best of luck to con and look forward to an interesting debate....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Are Schools Being Unfair with Restrictions

197emmet
DebaterGood

My Schools Policy is Too Restrictive Sites Are Block EXE Files are Blocked By Group Policy This Never Happened While I was in Elementary school...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Resolved: The US should abandon the War on Terror.

ColeTrain
EverlastingMoment

This will be a team debate.Teams:Pro: ColeTrain, famousdebaterCon: fire_wings, everlastingmoment

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113 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago