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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 6 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

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 10 Months 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

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 11 Months 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

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

the death penalty should be legalized everywhere

shakeema-justice.com
AbandonedSpring

uhh this is my first debate I am really excited to get a feel for this whole debate thing. im hoping that this will get me all warmed up for the debate team. so please be hard on me (I wont cry) because I will be going up against people of much higher grades than me. I think it is time for us to talk about how we deal with individuals who just don't have any morals at all and just don"t care about the majority of society...

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1 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Bring back the death penalty for murderers in England.

stef16
leoghakj

My opening argument is simple: Murderers do not care about the human rights of their victims, so should not have any rights themselves. Article 3 of the universal declaration of human rights is "Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person." (http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/index.shtml#a2) The murderer denied their victim that, so why should they get it themselves? If the murderer won't respect other people's human rights they should forfeit their own human rights as well....

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4 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Death Penalty

lilianhunter
WilliamsP

You say imprisonment is the best route to take, but the death penalty is for INHUMANE crimes. I'm sorry but if it is unjustly to be put to death for murdering, raping, spying, terrorizing; how are those not inhumane as well? Also in prison, prisoners can access books, television, calling and visiting their loved ones, better health coverage than most unemployed Americans and three meals a day. Yes, what a punishment that is....

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24 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago