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Novice's Debate Competition R1: The Death Penalty Shouldn't Be Used

TorqueDork
Josh_b

Round 1- AcceptanceRound 2- Arguments/RebuttalsRound 3- Arguments/RebuttalsRound 4- Rebuttals/Closing (no new arguments) Death Penalty- the punishment of execution, administered to someone legally convicted of a capital crime.This debate addresses death penalty in the US.Pro, me, takes the side that death penalty shouldn't be used.Con, JoshB, takes the side it should. Thanks for accepting the debate...

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4 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago

The Death Penalty

Tyler5362
Ozzyhead

First round is for acceptance ONLY! ...

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Updated 3 Months Ago

Use of the Death Penalty as punishment for capital murder and sex crimes.

Heisenberg13
athenaforce

In the case of capital murder and life destroying sexual crimes, the death penalty should be allowed, as it is a powerful deterrent and, if the criminal takes it upon themselves to take control of the life of another and ruin it/ take it, the state/federal government should reserve the power to do so as well....

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Updated 3 Months Ago

death penalty

williamsxoxo
Mhykiel

In my opinion the death penalty is immoral. Partly because you "thou shall not kill" but also because two wrongs don"t make a right, so killing someone in retaliation would be teaching society that it"s okay to kill if the person has committed a wrongful act and as long as it"s handled by the government. But there are many issues with this; the system is applied in an unfair and unjust manner against people, largely dependent on how much money they have, the skill of their attorneys, race of the...

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Updated 3 Months Ago

Death Penalty

Matthew3.14
xzcxzcasdasd

This is a debate about Death Penalty legalization. Con will be against legalization and Pro, for the death penalty. Parameters are to be set to be for California law, society, and culture. Death penalty is applicable in this debate only for legal death through court proceedings. First round is acceptance....

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Death Penalty

evandudeguy
MyDinosaurHands

Hello! Today i am challenging anyone who wishes to discuss the topic of the Death Penalty (whether we should encourage it or not) The first round is for acceptance only. to my opponent, good luck, and may the mass x acceleration be with you!...

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1 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

This House supports the death penalty!

Cezar
miketheman1200

The death penalty can also help provide closure for the victim's family and friends, who will no longer have to fear the return of this criminal into society. They will not have to worry about parole or the chance of escape, and will thus be able to achieve a greater degree of closure. Mary Heidcamp, a Chicago woman whose mother's killer faced the death penalty before the State Governor commuted the sentences to life in prison, stated 'we were looking forward to the death penalty. I'm just so d...

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2 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Is the Death Penalty an unjust punishment?

MathandScienceprodigy
JonathanDJ

I will be arguing in favor of the resolution that the Death Penalty is in fact an unjust punishment. Definition(s): The Death Penalty is the punishment of execution, administered to someone legally convicted of a capital crime. Contention(s): Bad, for many reasons: - Mistakes happen. Since 1973 in the U.S., 140 people have been released from death row with evidence of their innocence. These are ALL people who had been found...

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Updated 8 Months Ago

Resolved: The Death Penalty Should be Removed

TheHitchslap
thett3

Justification through economical, moral, political and/or legal are all legitimate, regardless of if both opponents argue differently (I may argue through legal and moral while my opponent justifies through economical and political for example). Thus both parties involved may choose what they will justify through what means. Death penalty: "Capital punishment, the death penalty, death sentence, or execution is a legal process whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for...

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71 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

The Death Penalty Should Be Illegal.

destttt_b
jd325494523

I am looking for someone to give a reasonable explanation(s) and arguments on why he or she feels that the death penalty should remain legalized in certain areas of the United States. Therefore, I will be arguing on why I do not agree with the death penalty. For this 1st round I am asking for acceptance, 2nd-4th round going deeper into the argument, and the 5th round should be the final conclusion. This is only my second debate and compared to my last argument, I know this is going to be even mo...

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15 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago