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Resolved: The United States Should Abolish the Death Penalty

16kadams
Mikal

Select winner. 2k. I am going to literally copy and paste Roy's stuff cause it fits well. "The death penalty, i.e. capital punishment, is "execution of an offender sentenced to death after conviction by a court of law of a criminal offense." [1. http://www.merriam-webster.com...] Currently 32 states and the Federal government have a death penalty. [2. http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org...]. ... In this debate I will argue that a death penalty should be maintained as part of the U.S...

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67 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Should death penalty be used ?

ghostrecon
Hutch96

Hi i challenge you to my debate.In my opinion death penalty should be used for the most egregious crime.Keeping dangerous criminal would be a threat to a society as whole.Most of them would re-offend after they are being release from prison....

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2 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

This house believes that the death penalty should be abolished

Dabeast_cons
asdf12345

I do not think that the death sentence should continue in the future. The second you realize you've executed an innocent person your mindset may turn from laying in your backyard with an utmost serene mood to realizing you just murdered an innocent person. The criminals also need time to reflect and change their ways, I'm not saying I'm a fan of criminals (in fact criminals irk me a lot) but to not get time to reflect is bizzare. Our system doesn't even give people a chance. What eccentric penal...

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5 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Death Penalty

maddy_lion
nurul22

I am definitely against the death penalty, it's barbaric and inhumane. First off, lets say there is a scenario where someone is completely guilty of first degree murder. Would killing this person make us look any better than they do? What are we demonstrating to our children, that it's okay to take the life of another human being because they did something bad? It is understandable that the threat of the death penalty is mostly in line to scare people into not attempting murder, but that...

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

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 10 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

The US should abolish the death penalty

tejretics
Skepticalone

Pro should present his or her arguments in Round 1 and cannot argue in the final round so we each have an even # of rounds [since I'm not arguing in this round]....

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66 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Death Penalty

sara_ann_dee
TJ.Lat

First round is for acceptance...

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0 Comments
Updated 3 Months 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 10 Months Ago

Death Penalty should be eliminated

JohnBoehner
bloodyghost9

The death penalty should be eliminated. Someone please accept this debate....

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2 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago