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This House Believes That Voluntary Euthanasia should be legal


Ok First, I want to define about Voluntary Euthanasia it self. Voluntary Euthanasia is euthanasia conducted with consent from family and especially from sufferer it self. Since 2009 voluntary euthanasia has been legal in Belgium, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Switzerland, and the states of Oregon (USA) and Washington (USA). Read more: Euthanasia Legalized in The Netherlands | So, I believe that government in THE ALL...

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Should girls be able to hit a guy and expect not to get hit back? (please speak in general context)


Simply stated, I will start off with the argument that although guys are generally physically stronger than women (There are few exceptions of course), many girls believe it is okay to hit a guy. I don't think guys should ever hit a girl without a good reason, but if a girl unintelligibly hits a guy who is stronger than her, like if a man picks a fight with a bear, you should expect consequences. It's ridiculous for girls to take advantage of the socially accepted fact that "guys shouldn't hit g...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Ebola is a rising crisis.


Ebola is described as an 'often fatal illness' by WHO, or the 'World Health Organisation'. The case fatality rate of this particular outbreak is believed to be approximately 50%. Originally, Ebola struck as a outbreak in, or near remote villages located inside of Africa. However, during the past few months, the more recent outbreak has spread to more developed urban areas, including the United Stares Of America, as well as many rural areas. Ebola is most definitely a rising crisis, and may ev...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

The Westboro Baptist Church should not have a right to free speech


In America, freedom of speech is protected by the 1st amendment of the United States Constitution. Thus, ones speech may be unpopular, it may be hurtful or clearly misunderstood. It may even be unpatriotic; however, the U.S. Constitution supports their right to make these statements. It is my opinion that the Westboro Baptist Church is a mean cult which only exists to make the lives of ordinary citizens miserable. They protest military funerals, they hailed the mass killing of children as God's...

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Updated 6 Days Ago

Should the Washington Redskins change their name?


First round for acceptance. I support the them changing their name. *Please do not use racial slurs on this debate....

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Should schools drug-test students?


Rules1. First round is for acceptance, and acceptance only.2. This rule should not even have to be stated, and it will apply to all my debates. I will no longer be stating this rule, and if I catch an opponent of mine in one of my debates doing so, I will point it out: No plagiarism.Failure to follow the rules above will result in an automatic loss of 7 points....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Everyone should have a religion


If you will take this debate put "ACCEPT" and then make your argument. If not simply put "DENIED" and just leave it there. Now for the rules:ROUND 1:ARGUMENT PHASE this round isn't worth any points, but it will start things up. We're not making any rebuttals, but we are making our own argument. ROUND 2:REBUTTAL STAGE this round is worth 2 points for whoever refutes more points.ROUND 3:ARGUMENT PHASE(2) this round IS worth points and it's all about execution, and whoever makes the more compelling...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

My 99th Debate: Kids and Corporal Punishment


PrefaceThis is my 99th debate, and I am look forward to it! Please do not accept unless you intend to invest effort and not forfeit. I look forward to an interesting discussion. You must've completed 3 debates to accept this and you must have a minimum of 2,500 ELO to vote on this.Full TopicOn balance, parental use of corporal punishment is beneficial for the child.Rules1. Pro acce...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Gun rights should be granted all over the world


My opponent (Whoever chooses to accept) and I will be debating about whether or not gun rights should be granted all over the world. I am in favor that it should be.Anyone who wishes to debate me on this topic must follow these set of guidelines: You must follow common guidelines, such as plagiarism. A few jokes in between are acceptable, but other than that, take the debate seriously. Both sides must share their BoP. First ro...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Wylted 100th Debate: The United States should implement caning as a punishment for criminals.


This debate won't be started for at least another 2 weeks. Between then and now, I'll work on the resolution. Any advice on that part is welcome. The debate should be impossible to accept and I will be nominating judges and doing a choose winner option. Judges are yet to be determined and any suggestions by potential opponents will be considered. I'll be arguing that criminals should have the option of being caned it going to prison, should they receive a jail/prison sentence. Yes, e...

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Updated 3 Months Ago