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Can you be pro life but for the death penalty

televin
Abunai

I believe that abortion is the taking of a living beings life.....my position is that only God can take life. The death penalty is the taking of a living beings life......quite a few folks on death row have been released with the advent of DNA so it would seem untenable to be pro life with respect to abortion but not the death penalty...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

The Death Penalty Should Be Used In Certain Cases

mongoose
mongeese

Resolved: The death penalty should be used in certain cases There are many cases in which the death penalty is just and should be used. For example, if a man is proven that, without a doubt, he killed another man, that murderer should be killed. While it would be profitable to use the people in prison to do labor, the prisoner should at least be given the option between death and working in prison for the rest of his life. Death Penalty: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_penalty...

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21 Comments
Updated 7 Years Ago

The Death Penalty- Good thing (pro) or bad thing (con)

DebateGirl221
Anakin

Ok, so lately at school we've been covering capital punishment (the death penalty), but we haven't really gone into a debate whether it is a good thing or not. So, I'd like to discuss this topic before I take part in a class debate, so that way I will be ready. Rules: No trolling or foul language. Round 1- Acceptance only Rounds 2/3- The battle begins. I would like to take this opportunity to wish my opponent good luck :)...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Is death penalty justified?

aayush.raj
Osun

I believe that Death Penalty is totally justified for reasons which I wish to share in the next round of this debate. As far as I have observed, the first round of a debate is usually an "acceptance" round. Anyway, death penalty is something which is very important in the smooth functioning of a nation. I am really sorry but I'll be giving my arguments on this point (along with examples) only in the next round....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Death Penalty over Life Imprisonment Without Possibility of Parole

Logical_Reason
debater99

This is how the debate will function; Round 1: State your stance and that you will be debating (for instance "I accept this challenge and oppose the death penalty"). Round 2: Opening statements Round 3: Rebuttals to opening statements Round 4: Closing statements and second rebuttals Before we begin the debate, I state the following: I am arguing for the death penalty with Propositions 3 and 4 from judges Judge Arthur L. Alarcon and Paula M. Mitchell. I hope there is no confusion of wha...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Novice's Debate Competition R1: The Death Penalty Shouldn't Be Used

TorqueDork
Josh_b

Round 1- AcceptanceRound 2- Arguments/RebuttalsRound 3- Arguments/RebuttalsRound 4- Rebuttals/Closing (no new arguments) Death Penalty- the punishment of execution, administered to someone legally convicted of a capital crime.This debate addresses death penalty in the US.Pro, me, takes the side that death penalty shouldn't be used.Con, JoshB, takes the side it should. Thanks for accepting the debate...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

The death penalty should NOT be allowed

sara_ann_dee
tajshar2k

Hello and thank you for joining my debate I will be arguing in favor of not allowing the death penalty in the United States.This is how the debate will be layed out:1st round: Acceptence only (anything more will be an automatic forfeit)!2nd round: Opening argument / statement3rd round: first round of counterarguments4th round: Final counterarguments and closeing statementAny violation to the setup will result in an automatic forfe...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

The Death Penalty

ansuma
Addison98

I am arguing that the death penalty should be abolished. The death penalty has been used since ancient history. Since then, the justice system has improved but it can not be perfect. Many a time the death penalty has resulted in false execution. Another problem is that juries are less willing to convict if they know the suspect will die, leading to the release of the actual criminal. It also costs more and is morally wrong....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Death Penalty

evandudeguy
MyDinosaurHands

Hello! Today i am challenging anyone who wishes to discuss the topic of the Death Penalty (whether we should encourage it or not) The first round is for acceptance only. to my opponent, good luck, and may the mass x acceleration be with you!...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

This House supports the death penalty!

Cezar
miketheman1200

The death penalty can also help provide closure for the victim's family and friends, who will no longer have to fear the return of this criminal into society. They will not have to worry about parole or the chance of escape, and will thus be able to achieve a greater degree of closure. Mary Heidcamp, a Chicago woman whose mother's killer faced the death penalty before the State Governor commuted the sentences to life in prison, stated 'we were looking forward to the death penalty. I'm just so d...

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Updated 3 Years Ago