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Homosexual couples can raise children just as well as heterosexual couples.

Danielle
MouthWash

This debate is based on my opponent's assertion that homosexual couples cannot raise children as well as heterosexual couples. He's agreed to debate me on this topic before; however, due to my work schedule I was unable to participate and had to forfeit. Apparently he has a lot of credible sources to back up his point of view. While I don't care about the automatic loss, I'd like the opportunity for my opponent to defend his beliefs. I'm planning on taking Thursday off, so hopefully that plus th...

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121 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

This house believes that the death penalty should be abolished

Dabeast_cons
asdf12345

I do not think that the death sentence should continue in the future. The second you realize you've executed an innocent person your mindset may turn from laying in your backyard with an utmost serene mood to realizing you just murdered an innocent person. The criminals also need time to reflect and change their ways, I'm not saying I'm a fan of criminals (in fact criminals irk me a lot) but to not get time to reflect is bizzare. Our system doesn't even give people a chance. What eccentric penal...

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Updated 3 Months Ago

In the United States, private ownership of handguns ought to be banned.

BenJWasson
randomman22

Hey. My name's Ben. If you're interested in this topic, please accept, I'd like some practice. First round is for acceptance only, and here are a few other rules. 1. No forfeits 2. Sources may be provided in the comments 3. No new arguments in the final round 4. Maintain a civil and decorous atmosphere 5. No trolling 6. First round is for acceptance only 7. Violation of any rules is an automatic loss Thank you....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Global Poverty, Education, and hunger are greater issues than global warming/ climate change

jxc2000
12345t

Round 1 is acceptance. I will be arguing that Global Poverty, Education, and hunger are greater issues than global warming/ climate change. My opponent will be arguing the opposite. Round 2 is the opening statements, Round 3 will be the Refutations, and Round 4 will be the conclusion. Looking forward to debating with you!...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Should Guns be banned in the U.S.?

Fatmrhamster
whanna4d21

In the U.S. so far, 1.4 million people have died from mass gun attacks. This is more than all the people who have died in all of the U.S. wars, from the fight for independence to the war in Iraq. If we ban guns, it might be true that criminals will think of other ways to attack the population. Yet it would be way harder and the felons will lose a lot of the desire and will to do it. A knife attack might be able to kill two people, yet guns can kill up to forty. The ratio between these two weapon...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Should fighting violently against mental harassment be considered reasonable in the eyes of law?

Ritik33jain
hidude45454

You know..mental harassment could be just as painful as physical harassment ..so if somebody harasses you mentally(bullies for eg) and there's next to nothing you can do to stop them other than fighting back physically I.e physically harassing them..shouldn't that be considered reasonable in the eyes of law? I mean the judge can decide was it reasonable on person's behalf to be violent against the other person..but shouldn't the law at least give you a chance to explain why you reacted violently...

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Updated 3 Months Ago

Are Women needed for the development of the society?

dukula
ComradeMeow

Of course, women are needed for the developement... The thing is developement will never happen without women as they are the main cause for a living of mankind.. Who Says NOOO???...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Is revolution important than Human Right?

davidko
Zarium

We are happy to here to debate such a important topic. I believe the "Revolution" is more important than Human right. I want you think about if you are in period of French Revolution. You got starvation, and poverty because of monarch (Louis 16). You don't have any human right. And you want to change government in a flash. And please think "How can I change the government from monarch to democracy?" There is not way to change except the Revolution! There can't be Human right without Revolution....

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Updated 3 Months Ago

The Sex Offender Registry is ineffective in combating child sexual abuse.

Independent2k14
Valigator

The first round is for acceptance only. I am taking the position that the registry is not effective in fighting child sexual abuse....

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24 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Marijuana should be legalized for medical and recreational use.

Edlvsjd
dtien400

I will be arguing that marijuana, not necessarily in it's smokeable form should be legal for persons over a yet to be determined age(18-21) for medical and recreational use. Con will argue that it shouldn't be legalized for any age in any form, for any reason. Any source can be used until that source has been proven false or unreliable. Please respect your opponent. Debate can be informal. Con may begin with his or her argument in the first round or accept. Any further rules must be discuss...

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Updated 1 Month Ago