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Prostitution should be legalized in the United States

Mikal
imabench

For the purpose of this debate the definitions in the resolution will be accepted as follows.Prostitution - the practice or occupation of engaging in sexual activity with someone for payment.Legalized - make (something that was pre...

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110 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

National Security Ought to be Valued Over Freedom of the Press

SpiffyTexan
DebayushChakraborty

"No government ought to be without censors, and where press is free, none ever will." It is because I agree with Thomas Jefferson that I must negate the resolution resolved, that National security ought to be valued over freedom of the press. Infringements upon essential freedoms in the pursuit of safety and security betray priorities contrary to the fundamental values of democratic nations, and often fails to result in improved security. My value, or what I'm striving to achieve is Liberty,...

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Abortion is not justified and should be illegal. (except to save the life of the mother)

GKChesterton
TruthHurts

Resolved: Abortion is not justified and should be illegal. (except to save the life of the mother). I will argue for the resolution Information About The Topic The landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case legalized abortion in America. Since that case in 1973, it is estimated that over...

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15 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

President Obama is a welfare state liberal not a socialist

kasmic
ChosenWolff

Resolve: President Obama is a welfare state liberal not a socialist Clarification: This debate is not about support for or criticism of the President, just as the resolve states this debate is about whether or not President Obama fits the definition of welfare state liberal as opposed to Socialist. Pro will argue that President Obama is a Welfare State Liberal Con will argue that President Obama is a Socialist. Burden of proof will be shared. I will provide some definitions. Con is...

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28 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

We should not have price controls on consumer items and ATM's

saboosa
WorldPeace98

Hello! This first round is for ACCEPTENCE only. I am arguing that price control should be banned for consumer items mainly. I am looking forward to debating, good luck!...

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0 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Vietnam War Hawks vs Doves

FreedomArcher
Theunkown

Although there are reasons that America shouldn't have instigated a war in Vietnam there were major reasons for joining the war. Whoever joins this debate. Welcome and I hope we have a good debate. The first round is agreement. Second Round is discussing. Third round is conclusion...

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1 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

RESOLVED: Smoking should be banned

Kc1999
9spaceking

9spaceking has said in his account that he would gladly accept this debate challenge. So onto it my friend.Our resolution: Resolved: Smoking should be bannedSmoking: is defined as a form of inhaling tobacco or any other potentially addictive...

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23 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

People younger than 18 should be able to vote in the U.S.

kasmic
Romanii

People younger than 18 years old should be able to vote in the United States of America. This will be a short debate. Round 1 for con is acceptance....

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14 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

The United States should build and maintain a border fence

RoyLatham
kbub

A border fence is one of the possible mechanisms used to control immigration and the flow of goods over U.S. borders. In this debate I will contend that existing border fences on the southern border should maintained and upgraded, and that at least a new 700 mile fence should be built .I do not require that a border fence...

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24 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Is a Capitalist government beneficial for the nation in the long run?

Politicallion
AniKnight

This issue is controversial and I am willing to debate on it, as I need answers. A Capitalist government envisages enormous amounts of economic growth but will eventually turn out to be a struggle for the middlemen and the poor to live due to the increase in the price of basic commodities. Capitalism is like providing the field with fertilizers, You might reap a bounty crop in a short period of time. But, continuous use would mean stripping the field of it's nutritive value. Handling a nation...

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago