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Abortion is Murder.


Today's debate is whether or not abortion is murder. 1. Acceptance 2. Main Definitions/Presentation of Main Argument 3 & 4. Rebuttals 5. Resolution/Closing Argument Hint: Definitions can be used in other rounds besides R1 Rules- No semantics No trolling No profanity No vulgarity Violating any of the rules results in immediate termination of the debate....

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Abortion is legalized murder


Abortion is nothing more, than the disgusting legalization of murder. You are taking the life of an innocent baby for nothing more than your own selfishness, because you don't want to deal with the responsibility of a child, yet still continue to have sex without the use of contraceptives. I am 100% okay with the use of birth control, in any form, but abortion is an entirely different thing because you are committing murder against someone who can't help or defend itself. Its no different than k...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Abortion is ungodly


Hello, To clarify this is the first debate I am engaging in on this website so I hope for it to be a good one and please forgive my inexperience using this website. To start this debate off I would like to clarify my stance, I believe that abortion is a crime as it is ungodly in its essence and I do not believe this too be an opinion but a fact. The definition of abortion that I will be using for this debate is the following: 'the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often perf...

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Updated 1 Year Ago



Look, I know that a lot of religious people are going to say; "because the Lord said so", but how do you know that, what I primarily question is how humans can know all of this "spiritual" knowledge but only the church can have it? If a girl or woman did a little mistake of not using any condoms, or if she got raped, the Lord did not help her in those times, he had to just watch until she got the abortion and she is in the wrong. A woman"s vagina is she"s, not yours, not theirs and most import...

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Updated 6 Months Ago

Abortion is Murder


Voting: ELO 2,000 minimum and Select Winner You troll, you lose. You forfeit, you lose. Last round, rebuttals only. No new arguments.<...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Abortion Is Morally Permissible


I want to begin by saying how pleased I am to debate Trent on this most important of moral issues. Like my opponent, I have a deep interest in bioethics. So I'm very much looking forward to discussing the philosophical aspects of abortion with such a capable and passionate contender. In this debate I'm going to defend two basic contentions. First, there are no good reasons to think that abortion is morally wrong. And secondly, there are good reasons to think that abortion is morally permissib...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

Abortion should be made illegal in the United States.


My stance is that abortion should not be made illegal. The first argument is the acceptance....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Resolved: The evidence supports the Abortion-Crime link


== Clarification == For those unaware, there has been a supposed link between abortion and crime rates. The argument can be found in Freakonomics and Levitt and Donahue 2001. As the theory goes, as abortion becomes liberalized, crime rates will decrease. == Rules == 1. Forfeiting a round will be counted as a concession 2. Arguments should be visible within the debate, sources can be placed in an outside link if needed 3. PRO will have the BOP to prove that abortion decreases crime...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

No abortion outside of extenuating circumstances should be permitted


Myself and Envisage have agreed to have this debate on whether or not abortion should be permitted.First, let me clarify the resolution:Abortion: The deliberate termination of a human foetusExtenuating circumstances: Pregnancies that are life-threatening to the motherPermitted: Allowed to take place by the governing body of the society in which the person resides. In cases of abortion, this wi...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Should abortion be legal


I believe that abortion is morally wrong in ALL cases except if the life of the mother is in danger.I think that an embryo is a human being the moment egg is fertilized.Therefore according to the Declaration of Independence all human beings are entitled to "life,liberty and the pursuit of happiness"( first paragraph).The reason that I believe that a child is human at the first stage of its life because it was created by human reproduction,The embryo contains human DNA the second the egg is ferti...

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Updated 3 Years Ago