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LGBT Rights - For or Against?

cada.beck2017
PhilosophicalUmbreon

I feel like LGBTQ+ people don't get enough rights just because they're gay/bi/pan/trans/etc. LGBTQ+ rights are human rights too. While I am not LGBTQ+ myself, I have friends that are and now that Trump is president, they are terrified for their lives. No one should have to live in fear like that, and I hate seeing them like that....

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Qualified Immunity

bsh1
Hayd

IntroHayd asked for people who were willing to debate old LD topics with him, and I was happy to volunteer myself. I don't believe Hayd and I have debated yet, so this should be a wonderful opportunity to do so--he is an excellent debater, and I look forward to our upcoming exchange.As this topic involves a controversial subject on which people may or may not have strong opinions, I have opted to nominate a judging panel of people I know to be qualif...

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146 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

domestico violence against women should prevented by addressing male's psychological attitude

Andrea75
Mharman

it's well know that high percentage of women suffer from domestic violence. many studies has been conducted trying to focus on the causes of this violence. all these studies identified the risk factors in the attitude of male to maintain power and control. but the conventional approach to this problem is to punish Male's violence once the abuses already occurred. from my point of view it should be more useful to intervene by applying a psychological analysis to male who are usually at high risk...

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3 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Are humans to blame for certain animal extinctions?

straightup.gong
Extralulu12

Humans are definitely to blame for animal extinctions. We kill animals for our own personal gain. We destroy their habitats for our own personal gain. We kill them if and when they're inconvenient to us....

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1 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

The United States should have a death penalty.

RoyLatham
Mikal

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/dictionary/capital%20punishment] Currently 32 states and the Federal government have a death penalty. [2. http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/states-and-without-death-penalty]. Background inf...

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132 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

Resolved: Gun Ban in the US

fire_wings
missmozart

IntroductionThis will be for missmozart, as we agreed to debate, and it happended to be this topic. It's been around 2 months since I debated a gun debate, and I like doing this topic, so I will be doing it right now. In this debate, the voting standards wil...

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388 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

The United States Ought to replace the electoral college with a direct national popular vote

opticphic
TheDragon5

Pro is agree with direct vote Con is agree with electoral college...

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2 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Should the legal drinking age be lowered?

SkySky16
rohanprabhu03

First round will be acceptance. Second round, opening statements. 3 & 4 rounds, rebuttals. 5th round, closing arguments and statements. I look forward to an educational discussion....

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0 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Cosmetic surgery should be legal

tejretics
MrVindication

First round is for acceptance. No new arguments in the final round. BOP is shared....

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10 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

are beauty contest harmful

princessglobal
ajisthetruth

beauty contest can be harmful to other people . you are judging women based on their looks and when they loose they feel as if they are not pretty enough and or worthy which throws off their self esteem...

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago