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Gay marriage should be legal in all 50 states.

michigainman56
SnaxAttack

Hello welcome to the debate! I will be pro for same-sex marriage and you will be con against same-sex marriage. 1st round will be acceptance only, This debate is closed is say something in the comments if you want to join. (I will only pick someone at or below my level) P.S If you find a way to join this debate with out my consent you will be forced to forfeit. And also, your opening argument should be SHORT....

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22 Comments
Updated 9 Hours Ago

The hijab and/or niqab should be banned

salam.morcos
TheHitchslap

This debate is impossible to accept. If you somehow manage to accept, you will have to forfeit or it will be considered a loss.TheHitchslap and I agreed to focus this debate to the niqab only. The proposition of this debate: "The niqab should be banned in public places (specifically outdoors, in the streets of London for example)". I am a Christian, a liberal and a secular (beat that :) !)I will argue against a ban for the niqab....

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30 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

In the U.S., you should be guaranteed two free years of technical or community college.

AJJackson412
chrisinden

First off, if you knew you were going to get into a technical or community college for free, you wouldn't work hard in High School. You wouldn't be motivated to try and get a scholarship. Secondly, taxes. The states pay for most of the public colleges. But where does that money come from... The answer is TAXES! On average it would cost a total of $3,800 to attend a community or technical college for one year. A total of 21 million people attended community and technical college last year (2014-1...

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1 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Ronald Reagan was a better President than Barack Obama

1Historygenius
RoyalFlush100

In this debate, I will argue that President Ronald Reagan was better than President Barack Obama in terms of policy. No trolling or semantics.Structure:Round 1: Acceptance onlyRound 2: Opening argumentsRound 3: Rebuttals/refutationsRound 4: Defend argumentsRound 5: Final rebuttals/defenses + conclusionFailure t...

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17 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Marriage Equality: There is no sufficient argument to deny homosexuals the right to marry.

HermanGomez95
KeytarHero

Thanks to KeytarHero for allowing us to restart this debate with a greater clarification of rules and characters. This debate will analyze reasons for and against homosexuals and their right to marry. The argument is structured with the understanding that there are no sufficient reasons to deny homosexuals the right to marry. (This means con had the BoP) There will be 5 Rounds with Round 1 being used for definition and rule clarifications. Round 1: Challenge Acceptance and Clarifications R...

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8 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

The Civil War was fought because of slavery

jbrinson
WinterSterling

I am arguing that the American Civil War was fought mainly because of slavery. I'm not saying that the Civil War was about slavery, but that the issue of slavery was the main catalyst for the war. Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Opening Statements Round 3: Rebuttal Round 4: Rebuild and Refute Round 5: Closing Statements...

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19 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Is the Confederate Flag Racist?

democratblake
samanthan9

First round is just to accept the debate. I will argue that the Confederate Flag and what it stands for is Racist....

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1 Comments
Updated 11 Hours Ago

It is likely that the number of sovereign states will increase significantly in the next 50 years

Debatasaurus
kardashiansarethebest

This debate will have 5 rounds that should go on the lines of this: 1st: Opening statement, how you will structure the debate, initial thoughts and arguments. 2nd AND 3rd: More strong arguments, concrete, but no discussion regarding the opponent"s arguments. 4th: First comments about opponent"s arguments, arguments directed against opponent, more arguments for your opinion 5th: More of what is in 4th round, plus concluding discussion and statement. I am not too strict about sources...

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1 Comments
Updated 13 Hours Ago

A monarchy is a good thing

Debatasaurus
Cotton_Candy

This debate will have 5 rounds that should go on the lines of this: 1st: Opening statement, how you will structure the debate, initial thoughts and arguments. 2nd AND 3rd: More strong arguments, concrete, but no discussion regarding the opponent"s arguments. 4th: First comments about opponent"s arguments, arguments directed against opponent, more arguments for your opinion 5th: More of what is in 4th round, plus concluding discussion and statement. I am not too strict about sources...

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39 Comments
Updated 21 Hours Ago

Current European governments are generally left-wing

Debatasaurus
Balacafa

This debate will have 5 rounds that should go on the lines of this: 1st: Opening statement, how you will structure the debate, initial thoughts and arguments. 2nd AND 3rd: More strong arguments, concrete, but no discussion regarding the opponent"s arguments. 4th: First comments about opponent"s arguments, arguments directed against opponent, more arguments for your opinion 5th: More of what is in 4th round, plus concluding discussion and statement. I am not too strict about sources; I a...

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10 Comments
Updated 13 Hours Ago