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Should Illegal Drugs Be Legalized

cathrynvclark
Zarroette

Illegal drugs should be legalized what do you think?...

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Updated 6 Days Ago

Death Penalty

Hunts
Valar_Dohaeris

Round 1-Acceptance Round 2- Opening Statements Round 3+4- Rebuttals Round 5- Closing Statements...

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Socialism (new challenger)

Parksterthejenkins
Hunts

I witnessed a previous debate where Hunts had debated an opponent who forfeited. I re-challenge Hunts in a debate over socialism. It'll be 4 Rounds. Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Opening arguments Round 3:Rebuttals Round 4: Closing arguments As con/against I will be arguing for socialism's opposing ideology, capitalism....

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Government Intervention Prolonged the Great Depression

1Historygenius
Josef_K

Resolution: Government intervention in the United States economy prolonged the Great Depression.As pro, I am arguing for the resolution. Con has to argue against it.No trolling, no semantics, no forfeits. Round 1 is for acceptance only. ...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Raising the Minimum Wage

hayhen13
Betrayed

My side will be Pro, I will be arguing that the minimum wage should be risen. My opponent will be arguing that it shouldn't be risen. First round will be acceptence, a forfeit is an automatic loss. Good luck!...

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Income Equality in America Solutions. Should government solve inequality?

debater409
purpleduck

Doesn't seem wrong that the rich in America are just getting richer? Doesn't it seem unjust that business CEO's are making millions and billions? While the poor get seven to nine dollars an hour? Income inequality is huge. This needs to be fixed, but I don't think government is the way. I believe the free market is the solution. My opponent must show that government is the solution. That government should just slim that gap between poor and rich. Rules. 1) No foul language. 2) No tro...

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Updated 6 Days Ago

Minimum wage

Hunts
light_strike

I will allow the pro arguer to go first....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Resolved: The U.S. should allow all imports of goods and capital.

jackh4mm3r
16kadams

First round acceptance and clarifying of definitions only. Second round for positive arguments. Third round rebuttal and positive arguments. Fourth round rebuttals only. Fifth round conclusion (no new arguments for positive advancement of position or against opposing position). Full resolution: The United States should allow imports of goods and capital from any society outside of the United States allowing that the domestic laws of the U.S. (such as regulations, finance laws etc.) are followed...

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Resolved: The evidence supports the Abortion-Crime link

16kadams
Nivek

== Clarification == For those unaware, there has been a supposed link between abortion and crime rates. The argument can be found in Freakonomics and Levitt and Donahue 2001. As the theory goes, as abortion becomes liberalized, crime rates will decrease. == Rules == 1. Forfeiting a round will be counted as a concession 2. Arguments should be visible within the debate, sources can be placed in an outside link if needed 3. PRO will have the BOP to prove that abortion decreases crime...

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Texas will slip into a recession due to falling oil prices

ceaser8901
Inventorkid

First round is acceptance. I hope the opposing side is ready to face a Texan. The opposing side will debate why Texas will go into a recession due to falling oil prices....

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Updated 4 Weeks Ago