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Debate.org Should Abolish Open Voting in Favor of Judge "Select Winner" Voting

Hierocles
BoggyDag

Max - 10,000 words 72 hours to post response 6 months to vote, Judges have plenty of time Rules & Definitions The rules and definitions will be open to debate themselves. For the sake of organization, they should be flowed under the subheading of Theory or Framework. Pro prefers if judge and any voters flow and determine winner via tabula rasa. Desired Format Rd - 1: Acceptance Rd - 2: Opening Constructives Rd - 3-4: Constructives & Rebuttals Rd 5: Rebuttals only, no new evidence pl...

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5 Comments
Updated 4 Hours Ago

The United States should replace Obamacare with a universal Medicare for All System

peacenow
DarthVitiosus

This bill is the one that I'm referencing: http://www.opencongress.org/bill/hr676-111/show However, I am not specifically defending this proposal, but simply universal healthcare for the US (via single-payer or multi-payer). However, medicare for all is probably the most viable solution for the US today. Con should begin their argument in round 1....

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3 Comments
Updated 5 Hours Ago

Should prayer be allowed in American public schools?

Leo.Messi
nmullen16

Prayer should be allowed in pubic school. i will not present any arguments the first round. 1st round-acceptance 2nd round-rebuttals and arguments 3rd round-rebuttals and conclusion Thanks! No profanity, Be chivalrous and respectful, no name-calling. Call out a logical fallacy if you see one....

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8 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Gay Marriage

morrison18669
Elijahhill97

Gay Marriage Argument Essay When the world was created, and however that may have been, it was created with a purpose and a plan, that plan did not and should not ever involve same sex marriages. Gay marriages should return to being outlawed in all states. This country was founded on biblical principals and the government is making decisions going against those principals. The government recently made a decision allowing these marriages in many states, here is what Tim Wildman, President...

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2 Comments
Updated 8 Hours Ago

All parents should be required to attend parenting classes before having a child.

killianam
Voiceless

People should be required to attend parenting classes before having a child because it will provide a realistic view of all the challenges involved with parenting. Many people don't realize all the challenges that come with parenting. Guest speakers, like current parents could provide valuable insights for couples who want to have children. The parents could describe a day in the life of a parent and go through scenarios to make people think about what they do to handle difficult situations....

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4 Comments
Updated 7 Hours Ago

All store should stop selling drugs.

keri
MLG_Pingu

if people dont stop selling drugs too many people will get arested....

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7 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Gay Marriage

Jocie
ConservativeDebater

You say that being gay is not okay. And I would say, "I get it". But I don't. I don't get why you are so discriminating against people who want to be happy. I'm currently not married, or even dating, because I want to live alone and travel the world. That would make me happy. Also, chocolate makes me happy. My pet dog makes me happy. My family makes me happy. For some people, being married to or dating someone of the same sex makes them happy. If somebody takes away that right, it would be like...

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54 Comments
Updated 6 Days Ago

all children should have mobile phones

Keaton
BillionBrainCells

All children should have mobile phones to contact 911 or their parents and family and that to me out-weighs everything else....

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Burger is more of a delicacy than Pizza!

Mattyyy
deathkillerrocks3

For me, burger is more delicious than Pizza. I don't like Pizza's texture and taste. The combinations of toppings are weird sometimes. :P...

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0 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Guantanamo prisoners coming to Uruguay.

anderson.carloto
joepbr

I'm proposing this debate as an open quest for opinions because this for me as a Brazilian citizen is something really intriguing with potential tragic consequences. One might take, especially my fellow countrymen, a point against this question besides that of the Guant"namo prison close down. Some would say I'm just a pathetic neurotic person who believes cheap conspiracy theories. Well, that is not the case. If any of you guys would take the time to make some serious research about how Brazili...

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago