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Was the bombing of Hiroshima ethical and justified?

Sciguy
16kadams

This debate shall only revolve around the detonation of the nuclear bomb at Hiroshima and if it was ethical and justified as the American President had said.Here is how it shall go for the debate;Round 1- AcceptanceRound 2- ArgumentRound 3- Continuation of ArgumentRound 4- RebuttleRound 5- Cite your sources I am looking forward to debating this with you. ...

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27 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Resolved: The United States Federal Government should raise the Federal Minimum wage standard to

lannan13
famousdebater

This debate is appart of Forever's tourney and is Round 1 match-up between Famousdebater and myself.The full debate resolution is as follows. Resolved: The United States Federal Government should raise the Federal Minimum wage standard to $15 per hour.RulesFirst round rules and definitions by Con, Opening arguments by Pro.Second Round Opening arguments by Con, no rebuttals. Pro refutes Con's arguments.Third Round Con's rebuttal...

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47 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Resolved: Tobacco use should be banned in the United States

kingkd
16kadams

Select Winner, 2.5kNo new arguments last round. Con may rebut my opening arguments in their first speechRules1. No forfeits2. Full citations should be provided in the text of the debate3. No new arguments in the final round4. Maintain a civil and decorous atmosphere5. No trolling6. No "kritiks" of the topic (e.g. justice is unknowable,...

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7 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Should we just nuke ISIS?

VICIOUSDEMONS
Pigzooka

i'm just sick and tired of Obama not dropping bombs on ISIS, i mean come on, Russia And France are, and they ain't even allies!...

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Assisted suicide should be illegal.

FourTrouble
whiteflame

"Assisted suicide" refers to "the act of deliberately assisting another person to kill themselves." == A Definitional Note ==The term "assisted suicide" is something of a misnomer. There's no crime called "assisted suicide." I do not argue a legal penalty for patients who seek help in dying. The crime at issue is assisting suicide, and it's targeted solely at those who help another commit suicide. The legal right sought by proponents is...

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124 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Roe V. Wade miscontrued the U.S. Constitution.

Mr.Speaker
ThePowerOfKnowlegde

Greetings, I am very excited to instigate my first debate on Debate.org. The resolution to be debated is as follows: "Roe V. Wade misconstrued the U.S. Constitution." Misconstrue is given its regular definition: "to misunderstand the meaning of; take in a wrong sense; misinterpret." (Source: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/misconstrue ) This debate is structured as follows: Round 1 - Opening Statements (No sources) Round 2 - Constructive Arguments (No rebuttals; sour...

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Should there be stricter gun laws?

HunterBrown38
retroz

I'll keep this opening statement relatively short and react upon further responses: regarding the numerous instances of mass gun violence and mass shooting in the United States, it seems fairly reasonable to at least provide stricter gun laws in order to provide the American people with a better sense of security and safety. It has been statistically proven that countries that control less guns have less gun violence. Knowing that information alone, shouldn't that be sufficient enough to persuad...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Resolved: The United States Federal Government should ban the Confederate Flag in all 50 states.

lannan13
Forever23

I would like to thank Forever23 for accepting this debate ahead of time. This debate is about the USFG and the total banning of the Confederate Flag.RulesFirst round rules and definitions by Con, Opening arguments by Pro.Second Round Opening arguments by Con, no rebuttals. Pro refutes Con's arguments.Third Round Con's rebuttals, Pro's rebuttals and Conclusion.Forth Round Con's rebuttals and conclusion. Pro waives the round.In...

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58 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Oregon Protesters

Iadevaia
pittythefool

The 150 armed protesters that have recently taken over the wildlife refuge in Oregon are essentially domestic terrorists and should be treated accordingly....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

should the US tell isis that they can kill all the jews and gays?

jakesmooth33
x69tallywacker

I mean why not? they dont have a reason to be here....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago