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On balance, Death Penalty as a punishment has a negative impact on the society


I’d like to thank my opponent for agreeing to debate this resolution. I hope we both have an enriching debate. I am going to argue that on balance, death penalty has a negative impact on the society. i.e the presumed improvement in law and order is not offset by the social costs of the decision. Let us start by taking a case which I believe would be universally abhorrent. Assume a person A kills innocent girls/ women by luring them into his villa. And t...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Resolved: The Death Penalty Should be Abolished


== Definitions == Death Penalty: "Capital punishment or the death penalty is a legal process whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime." -- Although this debate is about the US, examples from other countries can be used, all dat cool stuff. == Structure == R1: Pro can either accept or write his arguments. R2: Arguments (or rebuttals depending as to how Pro wants to go) R3: Rebuttals R4: Rebuttals a...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Dylann Roof death penalty


I understand that the person killed innocent people and that is a serious crime against humanity, especially the victim's close relatives and loved ones , but in the long-term putting Dylann Roof in life imprisonment is the best resolution. The way this would be best sentence instead of a death sentence is because if you were to sentence him to death he would feel only physical pain for a certain amount of time depending what type of way he dies ,while if you imprisoned him for life isolating hi...

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Updated 11 Months Ago

The Death Penalty Should be Abolished


This debate will be going to Kasmic! Resolved "The Death Penalty Should be Abolished" I as Con will argue why we should not abolish the death penalty. Pro will be arguing as to why we should abolish it. Definitions: Death Penalty- the punishment of execution, administered to someone legally convicted of a capital crime. ( Abolished- formally put an end to (a system, practice, or institution) (

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Updated 11 Months Ago

The death penalty should be abolished


There are many cases where people debate on this topic on how "humane" it is, but I want to talk more about effectiveness. I'd be glad to challenge anyone to this debate....

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Updated 3 Years Ago

the death penalty should stay and not be abolished


The death penalty should stay because the murderers have killed innocent lives and they should go to the death penalty for life and they never can get out again and then kill....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Is the death penalty cruel?


Capital punishment. It is the ultimate price for a crime. It is a sentence to be used on the most henious of crimes. Many however will argue that the death penalty is a cruel and unusual punishment in violation to our 8th amendment. I am here to make the fact plain that the death penalty is a necessary function of the legal system.Rules:No forfeitsNo trollingSource citations requiredFirst round is acceptance2nd round is opening statement3rd an...

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Updated 6 Months Ago

Death Penalty


The death penalty has been increasing the Death toll over the world. This penalty has mostly been given to murderers, though th executioner then will himself be a murder, and he will go on and on and on until humantiy is extinct. Also why kill two people for only one murder? To add on many of us value our nations heroes though theey killed other people illegaly....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

The USFG should ban the death penalty in all 50 states.


Resolve: The USFG should ban the death penalty in all 50 states. a) definitions Death Penalty: To be sentenced and put to death by the state. aka capital punishment b) burden analysis: As pro, I accept the burden of proof to affirm the resolution 4 rounds/72 hours/ 4,000 characters Thanks Lannan13 for this debate....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Death Penalty- (Brief, Quick, Debate)


Death is truly an unusually severe punishment. Unusual in it's pain, unusual in it's suffering, it's finality, and it's enormity. Because of the nature of the death penalty, it treats those humans who are on death row as non humans toyed with and discarded. No matter what the crime, death should never be the choice. If anything, the worse punishment should be a life sentence. Rather than death, we should im...

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Updated 1 Year Ago