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The United States should retain the use of the death penalty

phantom
soulreaperjo

I had an excellent debate on this with thett3 a little while back so I thought I might try doing this again.Resolved: The United States should retain the use of the death penalty for murder.I will be negating the resolution.Thus I think the United States should not continue to use the death penalty.Burden of Proof:BoP is shared.

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17 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

death penalty

andrew26
EndarkenedRationalist

I think we should have it because it cost to much to keep these prisoners...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

We should abolish the death penalty in the US

kelsieisboss
TheUser

The death penalty does more harm than good in today's society. At one time, it may have served a useful purpose, but it is no longer necessary and the small positives it may have are outweighed by the negatives. The death penalty is not able to be overturned, so any mistake in its application cannot be corrected because we do not have the power to resurrect people. Some propose that capricious application of the death penalty is flawed, but feel that the death penalty needs to be there for tr...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

The Federal U.S. Government should declare the death penalty as cruel and unusual punishment

Prettyy_Flacko
Chief_Sosa

The death penalty is inhumane. No matter what crime someone is accused of committing, no person deserves to be punished by death. It is cruel and not morally correct....

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Updated 2 Years Ago

The death penalty should be abolished

Nicholas_Neal
KeytarHero

I am pleased to be debating Clinton Wilcox. I challenge him to a debate on whether or not the death penalty should be abolished. I am going to make the case that it should based on two main reasons. 1. The Death Penalty has killed innocent people and will always carry that possibility. Since 1973 there have been 138 exonerations of people on death row. Now admittedly this is small number, however it still brings up an ethical question about the death penalty. "Is killing the guilty wor...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Should we have the death Penalty? (Con is against death penalty)

ThadeusSmith
Leo.Messi

Currently there are 3,425 people on Death Row. An incredible 4% are innocent. This totals to 123 people who will be killed, even though they are innocent. The Death Penalty should not be allowed for 3 reasons. 1- It is Morally Wrong 2- It is expensive 3- It is unconstitutional Rules: There will be 5 rounds. Introduction, Argument 1, Argument 2, Argument 3, Conclusion. Any personal attacks on the other debater will result in an instant disqualification. Any logical fallacies can be poi...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

life in prison without parole is preferable to the death penalty

mherrington
jpeel

I think that the death penalty is more preferable for prisoners even though it is not for the general public because they would rather have the death penalty then spend their entire lives in jail without a chance of getting out....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

The Death Penalty is wrong

aiah17
alwaysmetara

There will be 5 rounds: First for acceptance, second for argument, third to counter-argue, and the fourth to address potential voters. The death penalty is not the solution. Love is....

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Updated 2 Years Ago

The United States death penalty is inefficient as it stands and should be done away with.

alarryp
16kadams

First round is for acceptance....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Death Penalty

DebaterxXx
james14

First Round: Acceptance Preceding Rounds (2-3): Arguments/Refutes Last Round: Conclusions (restatement of previous points) Time to Argue: 72 hours Words: 8,000 characters GOOD LUCK!...

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Updated 1 Year Ago