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Same sex marriage

16kadams
whyt3nn3rdy

I am happy to debate such a well versed debater in this debate, and hope it is civil and non repetitive. Though that is bound to happen. In the comments we are arguing law, so make legal arguments (states interests, constitution etc.) I do not know how long my case will be, but it will be mainly a secular case to homosexual marriage. Secular case to Gay marriage I. What marriage is In this debate, it is essential to answer the following questions: a) What is marriage? b) Why sho...

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61 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Fascism is on the Rise in the United States

mcc1789
Cody_Franklin

I do not mean the Democrats social welfare reforms by fascism. This is an example of projection from the right, which has at its most extreme core a proto-fascism which is rising and poses real danger to liberty in the United States, and from there quite possibly our entire world. Fascism is defined by one scholar as "palingenetic ultra-nationalist populism." Palingenesis is the concept of rebirth, a synonym for Christian baptism. This is revivalist, which fits with Christian fundamentalism in t...

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61 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

On balance, is heterosexual marriage is legal, so should gay marriage.

kohai
thett3

Definitions

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61 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Abortion should be illegal in the United States

Lifeisgood
Xer

Medical abortion first became legal in the United States in 1973 under the Roe v. Wade supreme court ruling. In this debate, I wish to show that this ruling should be overturned, as abortion goes against the Constitution. I will prove this using logic and clear facts. I will start by defining my terms. There are many kinds of abortion, but in this debate I will specifically address the type of abortion legalized in Roe v.Wade. That is, abortion before the point of viability. I also wish to in...

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60 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

The "Humanitarians" brought not only food to Gaza, but violence and hatred against Israel.

Drollf
Cogito-ergo-sum

The convoy with the supplies to Gaza had another target besides bringing the food to Gaza's people. They wanted to increase the world's hatred against Israel and make a political statement by refusing to co-operate with Israel's repeating requests. My debate will prove that once again, the world does not realize what's really going on in the middle east, and therefore jumps to conclusions which are extremely inaccurate and based on lies, hatred and even natizm. First of all, as a background,...

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60 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

If marriage is legal in the USA, SSM should also be legal in the USA

Agnostic86
SkepticsAskHere

In this debate, I will attempt to show that SSM (Same Sex Marriage) should be and needs to be legal in the USA. By accepting this debate, you (my opponent) are agreeing to the structure and rules.Structure:Pro's objective: To show why SSM needs to be legal in the USA.Con's objective: To show why SSM should NOT be legal in the USA.Both need to refute the other's arguments and make a compelling case of your own.Round 1: Accepta...

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60 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

Should the legal drinking age be lowered to age 18?

gregthedestroyer
YoungHoole

I stand in affrimation that the legal drinking age be lowered to age 18. I am not going to start this off. My oppenuent will state his case contentions and all and support them. Because i will not post this round my oppenuent will not post any arguement in the very last round. except to conclude like saying good debate, vote for me. something of that nature. if you post in your last round then i hope anybody who votes take note of that and does not give you the right amount of points....

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59 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Raepd women should be euthanized

Raperights
Minnesotan

Motion: Raped women should be euthanized. Rape is happening everywhere. It is occurring even at this time as I am writing this argument and as you are reading it. Rape is no longer something strange or unique in terms of its frequency; rather, it is an everyday, ordinary event that people from all over the world participate in. The motion as stated above is very simple and clear-cut. It seems unlikely that the motion will be misinterpreted or misunderstood. Yes, it proposes that raped wome...

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59 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Rush Limbaugh was slandered by racist charges.

RoyLatham
Danielle

A campaign by Leftists accusing Limbaugh with charges of racism was a success. They succeeded in getting him kicked out of the investor group that is planning to make a bid for the St. Louis Rams. The important evidence against Limbaugh comprised his alleged comments praising Martin Luther King's assassin, his comment "Slavery built the South. I'm not saying we should bring it back. I'm just saying it had its merits. For one thing, the streets were safer after dark," and finally that he made...

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59 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Regulation harms and defeats capitalism.

wjmelements
Mangani

I affirm: Regulation harms a capitalist system. Regulation limits liberty. Liberty is threatened by regulation. Liberty, among other things, is at stake. Further, regulation worsens depressions and limits one's potential in a capitalist system. The definitions: Regulation-A principle, rule, or law designed to control or govern conduct. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/regulation This does not mean a regulation that limits traditionally immoral behavior (rape, murder, etc.).This certianly me...

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59 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago