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bmorgan
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Drug testing for state assistance!

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 5/21/2012 Category: Society
Updated: 4 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Round 1 is usually for acceptance.

I accept, present your case.
Debate Round No. 1
bmorgan

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bmorgan forfeited this round.
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It would cost a lot of money to drug test all the welfare applicants. And the tests are easily circumvented. Any way to effectively give drug tests would violate their civil rights by infringing on their privacy.

A study done in Florida, who itself instituted a mandatory drug testing law, found that only about 3% of welfare applicants used drugs, less then the national average of 8%.

http://www.miamiherald.com...

A court in that region found that mandatory drug tests were possibly a violation of civil rights too as I have shown. ^
Debate Round No. 2
bmorgan

Pro

bmorgan forfeited this round.
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Con

Extend arguments.
Debate Round No. 3
bmorgan

Pro

bmorgan forfeited this round.
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Con

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Debate Round No. 4
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Reasons for voting decision: Conduct for forfeit, arguments for vote CONtra
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Vote Placed by Meatros 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro FF - conduct to Con. Con presented an unchallenged argument, argument to Con.
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Reasons for voting decision: No arguments from Pro or attempted refutations of Con's points. Therefore Con wins by default on arguments. Con wins on conduct for Pro's forfeits, wins on sources for being the only one to actually use them, and wins on spelling and grammar for Pro misspelling the only word he actually wrote in the debate.
Vote Placed by 16kadams 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: vote CONtra XD