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We should bring back gladiators for the death penalty

Beardon87
Castaway

In ancient Roman times, the gladiatorial arena was an amazing spectacle to watch. and yet, we can no longer are allowed to make such games. However, I propose that we send people that commit violent crimes to a great gladiator pit every year to fight each other. The last man standing would be allowed to go to the military. The arena would help in many ways, including, but not limited to: Lower taxes. With all violent offenders going to fight in the death pits, prisons will not cost as muc...

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Updated 4 Months Ago

The Death Penalty should be abolished

A_Wild_Chem
Lsumichiganfan

First round acceptance only, valid points, with facts that have been proved and preferably sourced. First round presenting points, second round is rebuttals, and third round is conclusion....

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2 Comments
Updated 10 Months Ago

Death Penalty

tejretics
Lexus

PrefaceThis is a debate between Lexus and myself on the death penalty. There are 72 hours to post each argument, with a maximum of 10,000 characters per argument. I request that Lexus accept this debate as soon as possible. A minimum Elo of 2,000 is required to vote on this debate. Full TopicThe United States should retain a death penalty.TermsAll definitions influenced by Wik...

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24 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Should death penalty be used ?

ghostrecon
Hutch96

Hi i challenge you to my debate.In my opinion death penalty should be used for the most egregious crime.Keeping dangerous criminal would be a threat to a society as whole.Most of them would re-offend after they are being release from prison....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

The death penalty should be legal in all US states.

bluetree653
Hayd

For some, the death penalty could be less worse than jail. The death penalty is only used when absolutely needed, and sometimes it is the only rational/moral option. Even if a criminal was released from the death penalty/jail, it would be very hard for them to make a living. The death penalty can be painless. The death penalty provides disclosure for victims. If the death penalty is not in use, then America will end up spending more money trying to contain criminals from the...

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Updated 11 Months Ago

The Death Penalty should be legal in all US states.

bluetree653
lyokowarri0r

For some, the death penalty could be less worse than jail. The death penalty is only used when absolutely needed, and sometimes it is the only rational/moral option. Even if a criminal was released from the death penalty/jail, it would be very hard for them to make a living. The death penalty can be painless. The death penalty provides disclosure for victims. If the death penalty is not in use, then America will end up spending more money trying to contain criminals from the...

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4 Comments
Updated 12 Months Ago

Should the death penalty be illegal?

EliasL
savannah1006

I believe that the death penalty should be illegal in ALL states (and the world for that matter) due to the fact that there is no crime that should be punishable by death. For example, if there is a murder (i.e. Jodi Arias), and the defendant is found guilty, the government has no right to kill him/her due to the fact that this too is murder....

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Should the Death Penalty be Abolished?

sunnygandhi
Rjupudi18

Rules: 1. First Round is for acceptance only 2. Not forfeiting 3. Be respectful, site your sources or post the links at the end of each round, make clear, valid points. 4. No trolling. Format: Round 1: Acceptance of debate Round 2: Intro into your argument, offer a broad outline of your main points with sources you plan to use outright. Round 3: Counter-Argument/Further main points, use this round to further your main points or in order to argue against my main points. (Post any add...

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Updated 6 Months Ago

The US should abolish the death penalty

tejretics
Skepticalone

Pro should present his or her arguments in Round 1 and cannot argue in the final round so we each have an even # of rounds [since I'm not arguing in this round]....

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66 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Death Penalty Ought to Be Legal for Capital Crimes

Alain.Ginger
kuttu

The United States should have death penalty for capital offenses, which include first-degree murder and treason. Don't hesitate to state your opinions but be respectful....

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5 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago