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We should abolish the death penalty in the US

kelsieisboss
TheUser

The death penalty does more harm than good in today's society. At one time, it may have served a useful purpose, but it is no longer necessary and the small positives it may have are outweighed by the negatives. The death penalty is not able to be overturned, so any mistake in its application cannot be corrected because we do not have the power to resurrect people. Some propose that capricious application of the death penalty is flawed, but feel that the death penalty needs to be there for tr...

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4 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago

"Society should use the death penalty as a form of criminal punishment"

baseballkid
GreenTeas

Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Arguments w/o rebuttal Round 3: Arguments & Rebuttal (No new arguments from CON) Round 4: Summary of Arguments I look forward to this debate GreenTeas....

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7 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

The Federal U.S. Government should declare the death penalty as cruel and unusual punishment

Prettyy_Flacko
Chief_Sosa

The death penalty is inhumane. No matter what crime someone is accused of committing, no person deserves to be punished by death. It is cruel and not morally correct....

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Updated 11 Months Ago

The Death Penalty

Tyler5362
Ozzyhead

First round is for acceptance ONLY! ...

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Updated 5 Months Ago

Use of the Death Penalty as punishment for capital murder and sex crimes.

Heisenberg13
athenaforce

In the case of capital murder and life destroying sexual crimes, the death penalty should be allowed, as it is a powerful deterrent and, if the criminal takes it upon themselves to take control of the life of another and ruin it/ take it, the state/federal government should reserve the power to do so as well....

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Updated 5 Months Ago

death penalty

williamsxoxo
Mhykiel

In my opinion the death penalty is immoral. Partly because you "thou shall not kill" but also because two wrongs don"t make a right, so killing someone in retaliation would be teaching society that it"s okay to kill if the person has committed a wrongful act and as long as it"s handled by the government. But there are many issues with this; the system is applied in an unfair and unjust manner against people, largely dependent on how much money they have, the skill of their attorneys, race of the...

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Updated 6 Months Ago

The Death Penalty Should Be Implemented In Every Society

Lordknukle
F-16_Fighting_Falcon

PRO argues for the death penalty.CON argues against the death penalty.Death Penalty: "The punishment of execution, administered to someone convicted of a capital crime."http://goo.gl/QCyQhI wish both of us the best of luck.Round 1: Acceptance (no arguments)Round 2: Main Case (no rebuttals)Round 3: RebuttalsRound 4: Rebuttals and ConclusionBreaking these rules will automatically result...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Should the Death Penalty Exist?

aaronjames.fortson
justin.graves

Should the death penalty be allowed or exist to begin with? In my opinion, I believe it should NOT exist, and should be abolished immediately. Having the worldview that I have, I think the death penalty is murder, and people who say it isn't, and that it is justice for the victims and the hurt, I think are only justifying their own evils. No matter how you look at it, when you have someone's life in your hands, and you intentionally let them die on your own accord, because you wanted them to, it...

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7 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

death penalty

Vad08
cheesypie

I feel that the death penalty should be abolished....

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Updated 6 Months Ago

The Death Penalty is wrong

aiah17
alwaysmetara

There will be 5 rounds: First for acceptance, second for argument, third to counter-argue, and the fourth to address potential voters. The death penalty is not the solution. Love is....

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Updated 1 Year Ago