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Section 377 of Indian Penal Code should be abolished

rjayx8
Sashil

Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Arguments Round 3: Rebuttal & Closing Statements...

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16 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

AAN Tournament : This house endorses Death Penalty

Sashil
SkepticalStardust

Rules:1. Bop will be shared2. My opponent will start by giving giving his case immediately in R1 and to even out the rounds he shall pass the lastRounds:Round 1: PRO : -NIL- CON : Acceptance,ArgumentsRound 2:PRO : Ar...

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26 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Are actors and celebrities paid too much

Nasimul
AlexanderOc

I would like to start this round with wishing my opponent good luck. I thank you for accepting this debate and hope that the best debater wins. We will be arguing about weather or not actors are paid too much. I take the side that actors and professional athletes are paid too much. I hand over round one to my opponent and remind him that round one is not for starting the debate....

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8 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

does US government lie about marijuana

jangawonder
DAVCACTUS

recently i found out no one has ever died on marijuana, and in the 1930's we were told its the most cancerous causing substance .but we use it to fight cancer today. i also learned it can help secrete chemicals in the brain. then were also told it kills brain cells and lowers iq. but if it did we would die from it, and everyone i know that does smoke seems very insightful creative also good with puzzles. and in the 40's or 50's propaganda in shows makes us have a murderous crave and causes viole...

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7 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

The minimum wage should not be raised to $15/hr for fast food workers

RoyLatham
TheHitchslap

Unions recently staged protests demanding that McDonald's in the U.S. should be required to pay workers a minimum of $15 per hour. An ABC News report provides some background on the issue [1. http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/News/fast-food-workers-demand-pay/story?id=20235304]. While McDonald's was the focus of the demonstrations, a law cannot target just one fast food company. If that were legal, other chains might get most of the business, McDonald's w...

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99 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

The Death Penalty

Mister_Man
StormySkies

First round whatever you want, open with your own arguments. I saw some people discussing this earlier and thought someone would at least consider trying to change my mind. I think the death penalty, or capital punishment, should not exist. Pro will obviously be arguing to keep the death penalty where it is already in place, or implement it in more regions. Please no semantics. Good luck!...

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9 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Should Same-Sex couples be allowed to adopt?

Henry_cp
George_H_Taylor

Same sex couples should be allowed to adopt children. It is fair that they should have the same rights as straight couples....

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13 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Capital Punishment

KatyGriffiths
FaustianJustice

I am against capital punishment for a number of reasons. To begin with, I disagree with the effect that capital punishment has upon society, I believe that it creates a brutalised society and creates the impression that killing is acceptable, when in reality that is exactly the view that the government is trying to prevent - it is hypocritical. Secondly, capital punishment amounts to torture, this is the case more and more often in society today, even in the most advanced societies of North Am...

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0 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Apartheid

scots
SCOTSKNIGHT12

My opponent will be arguing that Apartheid should still be in place and should have never ended. I will be arguing that Apartheid was not necessary and should not have happened and should have never took place. first round acceptance, good luck to you :)...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Caucasians are inherently more intelligent than African Americans

000ike
jimtimmy

In accepting the debate, Pro agrees to the following parameters and definitions.Inherently: Occurring from birth; within the very genetics of the group.Round 1: Introduction of the Affirmative Case (by Pro) Round 2: Rebuttals and argumentsRound 3: Rebuttals and argumentsRound 4: Rebuttals and conclusion (no new arguments on either side)No semantics. M...

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272 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago