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Euthanasia

Rockylightning
Snugglez

===Definitions=== Euthanasia: "Good death" painless death that is sometimes is categorized as assisted suicide. Includes Passive and Active forms Incurable Disease: A disease that has no known successful cure. Painful disease: A disease that inflicts extreme amounts of pain. IMPORTANT: ONLY TO BE USED WITH INCURABLE ILLNESSES. NOT FOR ANYONE WHO REQUESTS IT.

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Euthanasia should be legalized

zhibek
x2MuzioPlayer

Euthanasia devalues human life Euthanasia can become a means of health care cost containment Physicians and other medical care people should not be involved in directly causing death There is a "slippery slope" effect that has occurred where euthanasia has been first been legalized for only the terminally ill and later laws are changed to allow it for other people or to be done non-voluntarily....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Should immunization of children be mandated by law?

danger93
16kadams

Good morning opponent. Our topic today will be: Should immunization of children be mandated by law?. I am the con/against this and my opponent shall be pro/for this. We will have 4 rounds, 72 hours of time to argue. This round is only for agreeing to the rules: 1) You must have a valid resources for your warrants. 2) Please no spamming or cussing. 3) You must have a valid claim. 4) This debate shall not be copied from the politics section of debate.org for resources. 5) Breaking of this...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Should alcohol – the world's favourite drug, be banned?

jawyer
Zealous1

As Pro I shall be arguing that alcohol should be further restricted, or even bannedCon shall be arguing against the motionI await an acceptance from anyone who is willing to take on this interesting challenge... :) ...

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4 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Abnormal women should be made to wear unfashionable uniforms whilst out in public

brian_eggleston
B-Money

For the purposes of this debate, unless otherwise challenged, "abnormal women" shall mean adult females with an unhealthy body weight, viz. being either underweight or overweight according to the body mass index scale (1) and "unfashionable uniform" shall mean one similar to the garment pictured hereunder: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/86/Irma_Grese.jpg The fact is, being underweight or overweight can present women with serious medical problems and they should obviously a...

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11 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Should private businesses be allowed to ban smoking?

M4sterDeb8er
independentthought

First round is acceptance. Debate shall be structured like this: 1st round: acceptance 2nd round: arguments 3rd round: rebuttals 4th round: response to rebuttals 5th round: closing statements...

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Updated 10 Months Ago

Cremations and burials should be made illegal

brian_eggleston
FormAndTheFormless

Cremating dead bodies releases huge amounts of nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, particulate matter, mercury, hydrogen fluoride, hydrogen chloride, heavy metals and persistent organic pollutants into the atmosphere, thus making a significant contribution to global warming. At the same time, burying corpses is no more environmentally friendly as this method of disposal results in vast quantities of hazardous embalming fluids leeching into the soil. Furthermore, entire forests...

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14 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Psychedelic drugs should be legalized for recreational use.

doldrums
OtakuJordan

Psychedelic drugs, such as LSD, shrooms and the like, are physically harmless and not addictive; therefore, as they pose no inherent threat to the health of a human being, they should be legalized for recreational usage, with practical limits in place....

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Updated 11 Months Ago

Medical Marijuana

AlmonMSC2014
DeryMSC2014

It has been proven that medical marijuana can be safe and effective for treating cancer, AIDS, multiple sclerosis, pain, epilepsy, glaucoma, and other conditions as well. Marijuana is actually less toxic then many of the medicines and drugs that doctors prescribe today to relieve the same symptoms. The tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) contained in this plant, along with many other cannabinoids, cause relief unlike any other drug....

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7 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago

Should teenage girls get abortion without parents permission?

Safia.Abdalla
democrat435

With the rise of teenage pregnancies, it is pretty obvious that teenage girls should be given the right to an abortion without parent consent. 1. The child is their's. It is not the parent's child's child. It is the child's child and she should have say over what to do with it. This is the limit where parent intervention ends and a teenager should be allowed to make their own decisions. 2. They would avoid problems. Abortions without family consent can prevent disputes at home, domestic...

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9 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago