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Death Penalty

tejretics
Lexus

PrefaceThis is a debate between Lexus and myself on the death penalty. There are 72 hours to post each argument, with a maximum of 10,000 characters per argument. I request that Lexus accept this debate as soon as possible. A minimum Elo of 2,000 is required to vote on this debate. Full TopicThe United States should retain a death penalty.TermsAll definitions influenced by Wik...

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24 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago

Is the death penalty cruel?

MeargleSchmeargle
HankMG22

Capital punishment. It is the ultimate price for a crime. It is a sentence to be used on the most henious of crimes. Many however will argue that the death penalty is a cruel and unusual punishment in violation to our 8th amendment. I am here to make the fact plain that the death penalty is a necessary function of the legal system.Rules:No forfeitsNo trollingSource citations requiredFirst round is acceptance2nd round is opening statement3rd an...

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

The Death Penalty should be abolished

Midnight1131
The_American_Sniper

This challenge is issued to The_American_Sniper. The debate will be structured in the following manner. 1st round acceptance2nd round arguments3rd round rebutalls4th round defense.Definitions - From Oxford DictionariesDeath Penalty - the punishment of execution, administered to someone legally convicted of a capital crime.Abolish...

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1 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

Death penalty is bad

KayySlayssX13
Forever23

Some people may argue death penalty is good it has it's qualities and it's cons......

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4 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Death Penalty

shoutevenshy
SnaxAttack

I don't feel like death is the optimal punishment for an unforgivable crime. The criminal is killed gracefully, without pain, and that's it. How is that enough for anyone? I want murderers and rapists to suffer, and they don't suffer at all that way....

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2 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

Death Penalty

Ore_Ele
Danielle

Full resolution: The death penalty is an ideal form of punishment for particular criminal cases. My stance on the Death Penalty: While I support rehabilitation in as many cases as possible, there are some cases where the Death Penalty is the best option. I only believe that the DP (Death Penalty) will be of absolutly no value when we have the option of completely (with 100% certainty) brainwashing criminals to esentually make them into "new" people. Now, in order for this debate to really...

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42 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

October beginner's tournament: The USA should get rid of the death penalty

Stefanwaal
TheProphett

In the USA there are currently 31 states with the death penalty and 19 without (1). The death penalty is a very controversial topic. Many people believe the USA should keep the death penalty while others want to abolish it.I as pro am going to argue that all states in the US should have the death penalty. The burden of proof is shared.The participants have 72 hours to write their posts and the character limit is 10.000.This debate is part of the se...

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25 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

The death penalty should be abolished in the United States of America

tajshar2k
Midnight1131

ResolutionThe United States of America should abolish the Death Penalty. My position on this is Con, therefore I will be arguing that the death penalty should not be abolished. My opponent Midnight1131, will be arguing that it should be abolished. Since he is changing the status quo, the BOP will be on him....

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35 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

Should the death penalty be illegal?

EliasL
savannah1006

I believe that the death penalty should be illegal in ALL states (and the world for that matter) due to the fact that there is no crime that should be punishable by death. For example, if there is a murder (i.e. Jodi Arias), and the defendant is found guilty, the government has no right to kill him/her due to the fact that this too is murder....

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

The Death Penalty Should Be Abolished

vmpire321
MasterKage

The Resolution:"Resolved: The Death Penalty Should Be Abolished."Details: --Specific to the US/Federal GovernmentDefinitions:Death Penalty -- Capital Punishment, or punishment by death for a crime [1] [2]. Should --must, ought [3]Abolished -- to do away with; put an end to; annul; make void My Position:...

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81 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago