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Cigarettes should be banned from society

Lily.l
Dedpewl

Cigarettes should not receive a complete, immediate ban from society. I would like to scope this argument to the entirety of Australia, and define the topic as a complete ban of cigarettes. Meaning all use and possession of cigarettes will result in a heavy fine and possible community service and jail time. As the negative speaker I strongly disagree with this and believe that cigarettes should not receive a complete ban from society. I also believe that the effects of a complete ban of cigaret...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Should Gay Marriage Stay Legalized?

rebeccarenner111
swagfaty

My initial argument states that I do believe gay marriage should stay legalized. Homosexuality is not a choice, and it is not a sin. To restrict the right of marriage to someone is unlawful. I am open to any arguments....

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4 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

LeBron James is the greatest basketball player of all time

KingJames23
alexthedebate

LeBron James is the greatest of all time. LeBron will have a longer career than Jordan will. (I know he didn't go to college) He has played against a generation where 3 point shooting is virtually impossible to miss. He carried the Cavaliers 2 games in the finals against the Warriors. This season they finished (73-9). LeBron has played against arguably the best talent in the NBA of all time. (03-16) Lebron has 2 rings. Jordan has 6. LeBron didn't win until he went to the Heat with Wade and Bosh....

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2 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

Genetic differences explain racial IQ gaps

someloser
Grovenshar

Many thanks to my opponent, Grovenshar, for accepting the debate! For anyone else interested, comment here (http://www.debate.org/debates/Genetic-differences-explain-racial-IQ-gaps/1/)Rules:- Pro and Con will avoid debating the merits of IQ as a metric, or race as a classification system. While these are certainly debatable, being largely seperate and rather nu...

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3 Comments
Updated 43 Minutes Ago

Should Middle Schoolers Have Recess

Mailman
Mysery

I think kids in middle school should not have recess because they are just moving in from elementary school and they need to adjust to how hard it is by switching every single class. Good luck opponent....

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Should Boys and Girls Play on the Same Team

MissyErg
xXRAZIEL855Xx

Should boys and girls play the same sport on the same team? Are girls too weak? Are boys too strong? Can girls take a hit? Leave your opinions down below....

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

The Death Penalty should be legal in all US states.

bluetree653
lyokowarri0r

For some, the death penalty could be less worse than jail. The death penalty is only used when absolutely needed, and sometimes it is the only rational/moral option. Even if a criminal was released from the death penalty/jail, it would be very hard for them to make a living. The death penalty can be painless. The death penalty provides disclosure for victims. If the death penalty is not in use, then America will end up spending more money trying to contain criminals from the...

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2 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

Should transgenders be able to use the bathroom of the gender that they want to be?

Conservative04
Mysery

I think not, if your a guy use the men's bathroom, if your a girl use the women's bathroom....

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1 Comments
Updated 36 Minutes Ago

Should criminals be executed if they murder a person

chloe3691215
ViceRegent

People should not be killed. What if they had a mental illness and couldn't help it. Or there parents where like that, and taught them that path. People are different. No one should take a life from a human being. There should be a rehab or some sort of place where people like criminals. Go out and learn. People should just try that way....

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Should Employees have Paid Leave?

breakingamber
Kescarte_DeJudica

1st round acceptance and stating your claim, 2nd round arugments, 3rd round rebuttals. NO TROLLS.My claim is that employees should have paid leave. ...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago