Debates

 
Sort By:
Showing: 11 - 20

Affirmative Action

Kescarte_DeJudica
Emmarie

In this debate, I will attempt to prove that the very nature of affirmative action is racist and sexist. Definitions: Racist- someone or something that discriminates on the basis of race Sexist- someone or something that discriminates on the basis of sex Affirmative Action- The encouragement of increased representation of women and minority-group members, especially in employment Minority groups- anyone who is not a white male. Tax Credit- a deduction on your taxes. Subsidy-...

Debating Period
15 Comments
Updated 18 Hours Ago

The US should abolish capital punishment

tejretics
blamonkey

This debate is about the following resolution:Resolved: The United States should abolish all capital punishment used by the state and federal governments.Clarifications about the resolution follow --1. The actor in this resolution is "the United States," which refers to the passing of a law by the legislative and executive branches of government.2. The term "should" designates that this is a debate of policy, as opposed to a d...

Debating Period
14 Comments
Updated 9 Hours Ago

Homosexuality is natural

ReeThoughts
stephannoi

Homosexuality is natural and therefore homophobia is obsolete....

Debating Period
13 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

you dont have any beliefs, its simply not true

vi_spex
Devnith

you can pretend you have beliefs...

Debating Period
12 Comments
Updated 4 Hours Ago

Should America Have Dropped the Atomic Bombs?

Tyler1
Hanate333

I believe we should have dropped the atomic bombs on Japan. This is mainly because the war against Japan was turning extremely bloody, especially with frequent Kamikaze attacks and very stiff resistance. Many Americans noticed that Japanese resistance grew and grew and became more brutal and fanatical as the Americans and British got closer and closer to the Japanese mainland. Eventually, the Allies got to Okinawa. There, they found resistance forces that no one could have imagined. Frankli...

Debating Period
11 Comments
Updated 11 Hours Ago

Sex Education Should Be Taught In Schools

missbailey8
harrytruman

Thank you to harrytruman for your interest in the debate. Here are my rules.Structure:Round 1 - Opening Statements from ConRound 2 - Rebuttals from Pro, Defense from ConRound 3 - Opening Statements from Pro, Rebuttals from ConRound 4 - Defense from Pro, Con Must WaiveRules:1) No hate speech/ slander2) No kritkiks3) No plagiarism4) No new arguments in final round5) Please use citat...

Debating Period
11 Comments
Updated 9 Hours Ago

Legislative override of SCOTUS

BenD
blamonkey

Our Supreme Court has become arrogant and lawless. It mangles the Constitution; it upsets the federal balance of power; it tramples the will of the states and the voice of the people.Its unelected, unaccountable justices use their power to take over school systems and prisons; to seize private property without compensation; to confer due process rights on foreign enemy combatants; and to protect pornography and flag-burning while limiting political speech, to...

Debating Period
11 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Atheism is an illusion.

kwagga_la
vi_spex

Atheism has limited arguments against the existence of God. When confronted to give explanations they often respond by saying they do not know because dont have to know. This limitation can at best be reasonable as Agnosticism who at least says there may or may not be a God. Atheism states there is absolutely no God. This is an unreasonable position to take....

Debating Period
10 Comments
Updated 5 Hours Ago

religion=suicide

vi_spex
Curlsnamedearl

draw against your own shadow.. crime law makes the pain you feel my own.. laws exist to limit religion suicide=unanswered question=question without answer=need for confirmation...

Debating Period
9 Comments
Updated 4 Hours Ago

The US Federal Government Should Not Construct a Border Fence Between the US and Mexico

Subutai
Wylted

I'm very much looking forward to this debate. Wylted is a very strong debater, and I'm sure this is going to be a fantastic debate.Full ResolutionThe US federal govenrment should not construct a border fence between the US and Mexico.DefinitionsUnited States Federal Government: "The United States Federal Government is established by the US Constitution. The Federal Government shares sovereignty over the...

Debating Period
9 Comments
Updated 5 Hours Ago