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Resolved: The European Union Should be Dissolved

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Darenskiy

I would like to thank Darenskiy for agreeing to debate this with me.Full resolution: The European Union should be Dissolved. TermsSince complex terms are not involved, definitions are not necessary. The burden of proof i...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Greece should withdraw from the EU

Darenskiy

As long as you've completed at least 4 debates, you can accept.Full Resolution Greece should withdraw/leave the eurozone monetary union due to the ongoing financial crisis<...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

DDO Olympic Debate: That the Hyde Amendment Ought to be Repealed

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TN05

This debate is for the DDO Olympic tournament hosted by bsh1. I would like to thank my esteemed opponent for agreeing to debate this topic with me. Preface The Hyde Amendment is a legislative provision barring the use of federal funds to pay for abortions except to save the life of the mother, or if the pregnacy aris...

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Updated 2 Days Ago

Gun ownership: Individual Right or Collective Right?

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Foucault

The question is, in the United States, is it an individual right to keep and bear arms or is it solely a right held by those that serve in the states' militias? Pro will argue that it is an individual right, con will argue that it is a collective right. Individual Right: Is a right held by individual people. Collective Right: Is a right held by group members, this case in the militia....

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Updated 4 Days Ago

The United States Ought to Ban Firearms

Hayd
tajshar2k

Resolution: "The United States ought to ban firearms for citizens" This will be a rematch of this debate [http://www.debate.org/debates/Gun-bans-would-not-be-very-effective-in-the-U.S.A/3/] "Ban" means to officially prohibit. The first round is acceptance, no new arguments in the final round. Tajshar2k is an awesome guy, this ought to be a good debate. Peace and Love...

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51 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Resolved: The United States should Discontinue the Use of Capital Punishment

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I_Wanna_Rawk

First round is acceptance only. I will be arguing for the discontinuation of capital punishment in the United States and my opponent will be arguing for the continuation of aforesaid punishment. Burden of Proof is on Pro.Good luck and happy debating! ...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

The US Federal government should implement a single payer health care system.

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Darenskiy

Round 1-Acceptance, Round 2-Cases, Round 3-Rebuttals, Round 4-Defense. As pro, I will argue in favor of the single payer healthcare system....

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Updated 4 Days Ago

Social Media Time restrictions for 18 and under

thomasvalenzuela
danger25

A radical new bill has been proposed in Congress that would limit the amount of time young people could spend on social networking sites and apps. The bill would require users under the age of 18 to have a common login across all social media apps and websites. Using this common login, one would be limited to a single hour of social media use per day. After the hour is used up, individuals will not longer be able to use social media until the next 24-hour window. Is this a violation of our Const...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Outlawing guns will not stop terrorist attacks.

JimShady
CobaltWaVe

Hello, I'm looking for a classic gun control debate here. If you accept my challenge, your job will be to defend the theory that banning some/all guns will stop mass killings. My job is going to be explaining why a gun ban will stop nothing. As far as debate format or structure, I'll just let it play through. I'll go first, then you, then me... and eventually, you get the last word. So, to start off my argument, banning semi-automatic rifles with a lot of ammo will not stop terr...

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

THBT Citizens on the Terrorist Screening Database should not be barred from purchasing firearms

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Amedexyius

I would like to thank Amedexyius for agreeing to debate this topic with me. PrefaceSince the recent mass shootings at Sandy Hook, Pulse, and many others, there has been an influx in demands to increase gun control measures. One of these ideas is barring those on the Terrorist Screening Datatabase (also known as the no-fly list, or the terrorist watch list) from purchasing firearms. Whi...

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31 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago