The Instigator
aly2799
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The Contender
mdc32
Con (against)
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Abortion is murder.

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mdc32
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 11/1/2014 Category: Health
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Debate Rounds (3)
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Votes (8)

 

aly2799

Pro

Killing a baby is killing a baby.
mdc32

Con

Abortion, legally, is not murder. I have 5 minutes to type this so it will be brief.

Murder is defined as a unlawfully killing someone [1], and abortion is legal in the US and most countries.

It is easy to draw the conclusion that abortion is technically not murder.

P1) Abortion is legal.
P2) Anything that is legal is not murder.
C1) Abortion is not murder.

[1] http://www.merriam-webster.com...;
Debate Round No. 1
aly2799

Pro

aly2799 forfeited this round.
mdc32

Con

My argument last round still stands. The link to my source didn't work, so I will provide a new one [1].

Also, here is the case that proves abortion legal [2].

[1] http://www.merriam-webster.com...
[2] http://www.pbs.org...
Debate Round No. 2
aly2799

Pro

aly2799 forfeited this round.
mdc32

Con

Extend. Vote Con.
Debate Round No. 3
1 comment has been posted on this debate.
Posted by ShikenNuggets 2 years ago
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Let us use this 'debate' as a reminder that word choice is very important.
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Reasons for voting decision: duh
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Reasons for voting decision: FF - Except Spelling and Grammar... Though Pro had seven words, they were flawless.
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeiture.
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Reasons for voting decision: Killing a baby is killing a baby.
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Reasons for voting decision: I hate it when instigators do this. Full forfeiture, therefore debate is granted to Con.
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Reasons for voting decision: Con did. Pro didn't.
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Reasons for voting decision: using sources, con proves that abortion isn't murder under the law