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Do you think middle school kids should get cell phones?

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 3/4/2015 Category: Technology
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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emilyjames135

Con

I think kids should not be allowed to get cell phones until high-school or when they can pay for it
scots

Pro

I think kids in Middle School should be allowed to have a cell phone. If they need to reach anyone at home, police, medical services in case of any emergency they will be able to. This Amazing device could easily save there life when needed.

And this lets them get accustomed to using it early in life so when they use it more as an adult they will know how to function it, parents in my opinion should show them the price of the phone and cellular service, so right at that moment the parents will pay it but it will get them use to the price they will have to pay once they have to pay for it.
Debate Round No. 1
emilyjames135

Con

I am a young teen and everyone but me has a cell phone. I also work with some kindergartens from another school, and some primary's ( grade 1,2,3) and they have IPods and a few have IPhone 4. Now i don't have one but i want one, and when i hang out with my friends they barely talk because they have their nose in there phone, none pay for their phones. My one friend just got an old iPhone 4s and she is 14 and her sister doesn't have a phone and she is 17. I think that you should only get a cell phone in Grade 9 + Or when you can pay for it.
scots

Pro

Well as I said before what if there is some kind of an emergency then it can be a very useful device. I agree with you that it does the up a lot of people's times these days but still think they should have it should anything happen. There are also cell phones that only allow you to call so if parents have that problem then they should buy them a simple phone only for calls.
Debate Round No. 2
emilyjames135

Con

emilyjames135 forfeited this round.
scots

Pro

forfeit vote Pro
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by ClashnBoom 2 years ago
ClashnBoom
I bought my own phone when I was 12.
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