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The words "under God" should not be taken out of the Pledge.

JasperFrancisShickadance
YaHey

I, Pro, concede and imply that "under God" should not be taken out of the American pledge of Allegiance. It is truly a matter of if you believe God is our Creator or not, but our founding Fathers did and this is something to be respected. The nation should not take the chance or risk it because, if the God many presidents and citizens of the USA believe in is real, then we should continue to put our trust in Him. It should not make atheists mad if those words are in the Pledge or on money becaus...

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33 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Is Government Necessary

Slider
HunterD

Government is necessary...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Lannan13's 250th Debate Resolved: The United States Marine Corps should continue to exist.

lannan13
Wylted

This is Lannan13's 250th debate over the existance of the United States Marine Corps. I'd like to thank Wylted ahead of time for accepting this debate.RulesFirst round is acceptance and definitions.Round 2 is Contentions, no rebuttles.Round 3 is Contentions and rebuttles.Round 4 is rebuttles and conclusions.No semanticsNo Trolling.Marine Corps- a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces trained...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

"Marijuana, Cocaine and even Heroin Should be Legalized." -Ron Paul

YYW
gordonjames

I'm going to pull a Ron Paul here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtNc-IFJPU0 Structure: R1) Acceptance, Analysis, Structure and Rules R2) Opening arguments R3) Rebuttals and Conclusions Analysis: Let's keep this to only to the philosophical basis for the role of government in people's lives -not about the impact of drug use, why drugs are bad, etc. That drug use is harmful to the body is not in dispute. The issue of contention for this debate is whether the government has a right...

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255 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

The United States Needs to Discontinue Welfare

Debatequeen1
TheRealThunder

Why is it the government's responsibility if people are too lazy to find jobs and provide for themselves? Why shouldn't the poor work hard just like the rich do? It's completely unfair that so many people these days are getting free money! I'm ready to debate anyone on this topic......

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4 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Bhartiya Janta Party is a communalist party

rjayx8
Jay-D

Rules: Round 1 is for acceptanceRound 2 is for argumentsRound 3 is for counter-arguments / rebuttalRound 4 is closing statements and may be used to extend rebuttalThe character limit is 10,000 as this topic would require a detailed and comprehensive debate. Both Pro and Con have good cases to make and this is one of the very pressing issues as the BJP govt. has just...

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27 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

most states should not yet legalize pot

dairygirl4u2c
Max.Wallace

pot can cause problems such as mental health issues. they've done studies on this. this just causes disability and welfare spending to increase a lot more. most states should be monitoring colorado and washington to see how much the bad effects arise in those states....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

WODC: Voluntary Abortion should be legal

ArcTImes
SPENCERJOYAGE14

IntroductionThis debate is part of the larztheloser's World Online Debate Cup.ResolutionPro's contention is that Voluntary Abortion should be legal.

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30 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

The gun control debate is not this simple (see for details)

MyDinosaurHands
Tilar

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Updated 2 Months Ago

The Treaty of Versailles was the Main Cause of WW2

JustinAMoffatt
GOP

This debate will be between me and my good friend, GOP. The first round will NOT be for acceptance (seeing as I am instigating the challenge). To make the amount of argumentation even, GOP (Pro) will not rebut in round 5.To GOP: Let me know if you want to change any of the settings/the wording of the res. Accept this when you're ready. :) ...

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8 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago