The Instigator
Cicero21
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9 Points
The Contender
mdb2290
Con (against)
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3 Points

Gay marriages should be legalized and recognized at the National level.

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/8/2008 Category: Politics
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 1,184 times Debate No: 1557
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Cicero21

Pro

Gay Marriage is an extremely controversial topic in the United States at this time. With the upcoming election, the Presidential candidates are arguing back and forth about this topic. However, I do not see the problem in legalizing gay marriage. Most arguments I have heard against the topic are completely illogical. I see no problem in it simply because it doesn't affect me. In no way does legalizing gay marriage affect anyone but those who are actually getting one. As for it being recognized on a National level, it is necessary in order to cause change in this country. When states have been left alone to change unfair policies, the Federal Government usually is forced to step in at some point, as in the case of the Civil Rights movement. There is no reason that gay marriage should not be legalized, just people unwilling to change.
mdb2290

Con

I'm sorry I didn't post this time. Had a death in the family. Do you mind if we make this a two-rounder? I'd appreciate it, but if not then I understand.
Thanks.
Debate Round No. 1
Cicero21

Pro

Sure, I'd be glad to have it be a 2-rounder. I'm sorry for your loss. Please continue with your argument.
mdb2290

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mdb2290 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 2
Cicero21

Pro

Cicero21 forfeited this round.
mdb2290

Con

mdb2290 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
1 comment has been posted on this debate.
Posted by Cicero21 9 years ago
Cicero21
Well, this was disappointing, I kept waiting for an argument to be posted, but nothing ever was... If someone has an argument for the opposing side please feel free to challenge me on the subject, I was looking forward to a good debate on this topic.
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Vote Placed by Cicero21 9 years ago
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