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Presidential Debate (I'm Pro and You're Con)

Ryne
triangle.128k

Simply what the topic title says. This will be a mock Presidential debate between me and an opponent. I'm a democratic socialist/left-winger, so I'd prefer to have an opponent of a different ideological standpoint, so that there are things to actually differ on....

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Updated 2 Months Ago

The Government Should Remove The "In God We Trust" From Our Money

elthagreat
gryephon

The "In God We Trust" phrase printed on our money violates the separation of church and state....

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5 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Prostitution should be legalized in the US

Mikal
FourTrouble

This debate is for Four TroubleResolved - Prostitution should be legalized in the USThis is a shared BOPProstitution - the practice or occupation of engaging in sexual activity with someone for moneyLegalized - make (something that was previously illegal) permissible by law.

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32 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Resolved: The United States Federal Government should pass Bill H.R. 4304

lannan13
FourTrouble

I would like to thank FourTrouble for accepting this debate. This debate is about whether or not the US federal government should pass HR 4304 or more commonly known as the Defense of Envirnment and Property Act which can be seen here. (http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr4304ih/pdf/BILLS-112hr4304ih.pdf) Rules1st Round is acceptance.2nd R...

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35 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Should there be a separation between church and state?

michaelwelsch377
Bogcha

I believe that there should be a full and absolute division between the church and state to prevent one religious group from persecuting an other off of belief and to prevent the enforcement of out-of-date religious laws....

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2 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Gay marriage should stay legal in all 50 states

Lsumichiganfan
mfigurski80

Hello welcome to the debate! This is 1st round acceptance only! *Just to clarify* Con will be arguing that same-sex marriage should be illegal in all 50 states Con may use religious arguments if they so choose. Violation of these rules will result in automatic forfeiture. Good luck to you!...

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92 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Is universal healthcare a right in the United States of America?

retrogamer176
MakeSensePeopleDont

This round will be mostly acceptance (meaning NO DEBATING) Round 2 will be arguments Round 3 will be counter arguments and new arguments Round 4 will be counter arguments of arguments presented in round 3 Round 5 will be final statements (doesn't need backup) 1.ALL points MUST be backed with at least 3 agreeing sources 2.Wikipedia is not an acceptable source 3.Internet videos are acceptable sources AS LONG AS the source is verified (with the little checkbox that says verified on YouTube...

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10 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Should Abortion be Illegal

marymac150
Zinora

Should Abortion be Illegal? I am taking the Pro on this argument. Here are the rules for my debate 1) provide sources for all arguments and claims 2) the first round is acceptance only, no arguments until the second round 3) if you do not rebuttal claims and/or arguments made from the round prior to your next set of arguments, they cannot be brought up later. I want this to be an organized debate with direct clash in each round. 4) you can bring up new arguments up until the last round,...

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3 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

single payer health care is optimal health care system

dairygirl4u2c
wgt1984

single payer health care is optimal health care system i am borrowing this debate from else where. please use this link to find working links in this debate http://www.debate.org/debates/single-payer-health-care-is-better-than-our-current-health-care-system/1/ The right single payer system would cover everyone, while yielding better results, and saving money. BETTER RESULTS WHILE SAVING MONEY: we spend more per capita, and get less health care results back... than any other country in...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Border Fence

Varrack
16kadams

This debate is for bsh1's Round Robin Tournament.Full TopicA fence ought to exist on the border between the U.S. and Mexico.

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46 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago