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The death penalty should be abolished

republicofdhar
Mopi

Welcome, Mopi! I chanced upon one of your previous debates and I felt that your opponent missed out on several points of importance. For that reason, I would like to invite you to a debate on this topic, with you taking the same position of abolition of the law, that you had taken the previous time. The structure of the debate would be as follows: Round 1 - Acceptance Round 2 - Opening Arguments Round 3 - Rebuttals and Counter-Arguments Round 4 - Defence of Opening Arguments Round 5 -...

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2 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago

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

Cermank
thett3

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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14 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

The death penalty should be abolished

Nordenkalt444
4saken

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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7 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Public Burning at Stake should be used as a Death Penalty

Envisage
9spaceking

*You need at least 20 debates to accept this debate* Full Resolution: "In a country which already employs the death penalty, burning at stake should be used as a death penalty" This debate regards only the methodology of executing a death penalty, rather than the question of issuing a death penalty itself. Definitions: Burning at Stake: An execution performed by binding a convict to a wooden stake and setting fire to said stake[1] Format: 48h, 3 rounds, 8,000 characters Round 1: A...

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11 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Death penalty is never justified, under any circumstance

Cermank
wrichcirw

I thank wrirchcirw for agreeing to debate this resolution. This debate is mostly a culmination of some things I’ve been reading up on local news, and my reaction to them. For the purpose of the debate, I’ll be arguing that Death penalty is never justified.Some definitions before we get started:Death penalty- also referred to as capital punishment. Execution of an offender sentenced to death...

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26 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Should the death penalty be legalized?

thomsonmsc2014
Simoneaumsc2014

The death penalty should be legalized because it would save a lot of money to have people put to death rather than taking tax dollars to keep them held in jail....

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

The Death Penalty

Mister_Man
StormySkies

First round whatever you want, open with your own arguments. I saw some people discussing this earlier and thought someone would at least consider trying to change my mind. I think the death penalty, or capital punishment, should not exist. Pro will obviously be arguing to keep the death penalty where it is already in place, or implement it in more regions. Please no semantics. Good luck!...

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9 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago

The Death Penalty should be kept and enforced.

Youth
lauren1001

Now let's keep it simple.This is just for practice.For the first two rounds let's state our points and the third the rebuttals. I shall state my argument.The Death penalty should be kept and in fact enforced.Let me tell you why.As we all know every crime should face its punishments.People should pay for what they've done.Yes,even now with the death penalty being enforced in certain countries and states people are still committing crimes worthy of the death penalty.However,they who commit those...

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0 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Death Penalty Should be Banned

SS1105
sereneharsh

First round for acceptance, second for arguments, third of rebuttal of the opponent's arguments and fourth for rebutting the previously posted rebuttals....

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2 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago

Intemediate's Debate Competition R2: The Death Penalty Should Be Legal.

Bullish
SeventhProfessor

This debate is part of the Second Official DDO Tournament, hosted by TUF. http://www.debate.org/forums/debate.org/topic/36950/ And part of Round 2 of the Intermediate Tier of the tournament.

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10 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago