The Instigator
magpie
Con (against)
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The Contender
debaterjake
Pro (for)
Tied
33 Points

Drugs that are now illegal to own, use, or sell, should be legalized.

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/17/2007 Category: Politics
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 1,548 times Debate No: 603
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magpie

Con

Most people believe that the use of chemical concoctions or prescription drugs for recreational purposes is a terrible practice. Some, however, believe that drug use should be legalized. This attitude spans those who believe that drug use is terrible and they would never use it themselves; and those who want to freely use drugs.
Jake's position is for legalization. But it is not apparent to which camp he belongs.
I am vehemently opposed to the legalization of recreational drugs.
My curiosity has overcome my fear.
Let's have at it, Jake. Accept my challenge.
debaterjake

Pro

debaterjake forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 1
magpie

Con

After reading Jake's response, Ive decided tht I will abandon this debate, tobe resumed when Jake is available.

Please don't vote on this debate.
debaterjake

Pro

Thanks so much, I'll challenge you when I have more time, over the weekend.

Sorry about that. Finals just take so much time.
Debate Round No. 2
magpie

Con

No update. See previus round. Please do not vote this debate. If you have an interest in this topic, wait for a new debate to be initiated by debaterjake.
Looking forward to this debate!
debaterjake

Pro

debaterjake forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by magpie 7 years ago
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The following 'DEBATERS'? voted PRO's arguments to be superior to CON's:
Lacan, dorobo, hark, athiestman s0m31john, jblake, artc, preacherfred, and hemforvictory. Since PRO didn't make a single argument, it can be reasonably concluded that the 'DEBATERS'? were, in fact, voting for their addictions.
There was no debate and therefore, no real winner. But there were a nine LOSERS.
Posted by wjmelements 7 years ago
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PRO does not deserve to win this debate.
Posted by wjmelements 7 years ago
wjmelements
I only voted to make this a tie.
Posted by magpie 9 years ago
magpie
I'm curious. Jake appears to be a good debater, but he didn't actually say anything and got 5 votes. Is winning that important to some people?
Oh well. maybe it's just a perverse sense of humor. I can identify with that. After all, I got 3 votes.
Posted by debaterjake 9 years ago
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Hey, I've been so busy with finals this week I haven't had time to respond to your argument. I'd love to debate you though. Challenge me again and I'd be more than willing to actually post an argument this time. I'm done with finals tomorrow, so then I'll have time.
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