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Should gay marriage be legalized?

Debate_King1475
9spaceking

Gay marriage should be allowed because humans made up marriage. As a result of us being the creator of marriage, we should be allowed to change it in any way we would like. Because we are allowed to change this in any way we desire, we should change it in favor of those who would like to be married in a gay way. For people who are against this, it is a bummer for them because we have a right to liberty and the freedom to express ourselves in this way....

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Do Post 9/11 securities outweigh the losses of personal freedom?

dwill_0597
hatshepsut

Firstly, I am researching this topic in a debate for school in a week, where I am pro post 9/11 security measures. I would like to see what it would be like to be on the opposing side so that I can better prepare for rebuttal. I am hoping for a great debate with whoever my opponent is! My first argument will focus on the TSA which arose right after 9/11. Firstly I would say that there is too much money being wasted on security measures, as TSA has cost the nation's taxpayers over 1 trillion d...

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Classical Liberalism is More Effective Than Conservativsm

EthanSaldanha
a_mysterious_stranger

Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Introduce and Expand on Arguments Round 3: Rebuttals Round 4: Counter-rebuttals/Conclusions NOTE: I am arguing for the more general Classical Liberalism, not the version specific only to the United States. My definitions of both worldviews are as follows: Liberalism- a political worldview founded on liberty and equality, usually supporting civil and human rights, private property, and a free market Conservatism- a political worldview advocating tradi...

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Should Puerto Rico become a U.S State?

Thejayzone
badmonkey27

I do not think Puerto Rico should become a state because it would offer little to no economic value to our government. Also, our status with the Caribbean-area is unstable, so it may spark some disagreement among the islands....

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World Government will Impede the Progress of Humanity

wxyz2000
IronCurx

I know that I have debated this topic before twice. But both times my opponents forfeited and I was never able to get past my opening arguments.World government is the notion of a single common political authority for all of humanity. Burden of Proof will be on the side of Pro.First round is acceptance.Second round is opening arguments.Third round is rebuttals.Fourth round is conclusion. ...

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Freedom of Speech in America. (good or bad)

Domochi
DarthVitiosus

Open to anyone...

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Capitalism an Inherently Exploitative System

Jellon
MaesterAemon

Capitalism- An economic and political system in which a country"s trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit Exploitative - describing the treatment of someone unfairly in order to benefit from their work. Round 1: acceptance/introduction Round 2: opening arguments, no rebuttal Round 3: rebuttals Round 4: responses to rebuttals and closing statements Judging: minimum 2500 elo with select winner. MaesterAemon, I saw your previous debate and copied your round 1 def...

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Abortion

KatieKat99
alyfish126

I stand in firm opposition of the resolution Abortion should be made illegal within the US. First round is acceptance. Todays debate should be run in typical Parliamentary format if points are dropped that is a point for the opposing team....

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The world is less free today than it has been in the past

Christofar
republicofdhar

Are our lives today more or less restricted than they ever have been before? Is our freedom compromised by the worlds ability to share data like never before? Rules: Round 1- Acceptance Subsequent rounds- Debate I will be arguing on the agreeing side, I look forward to debating with you....

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The ISIS Will Spread Ebola to the US

rlarson
1harderthanyouthink

Becuase the ISIS is evil and will edstroy America, we must stand up and fight. If Obama thinks we will just sit here and do nothing we will die. We must arm ourselves because the ISIS will bring Ebola here. But the dirty liberals don't want no guns here, no sir....

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