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Lowering the age of consent

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m93samman
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/20/2010 Category: Politics
Updated: 6 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 1,865 times Debate No: 14107
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Cpt.RadXx

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As I see it many other countries such as Canada and most of Western Europe has the age of consent at 16 and differs from country to country so why should the US not be able to act more Liberal on the subject?
m93samman

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I thank my opponent for instigating this debate. So that we have an equal number of rounds to argue, I will pass on this round. Good luck.
Debate Round No. 1
Cpt.RadXx

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m93samman

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I'll just put out an argument so we can get started.

We shouldn't lower the age of consent because there is no brightline. If we bring it down to, say, 16 as my opponent suggests, who is to keep us from dropping it down to 15? Or 14? 16 is arbitrary, and generally speaking, 18 is a point of adulthood and rational decision-making. The brain changes significantly after the age of 18, finds a Dartmouth university study. http://www.dartmouth.edu...

Happy Holidays, everyone.
Debate Round No. 2
Cpt.RadXx

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m93samman

Con

Extend my arguments.
Debate Round No. 3
Cpt.RadXx

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m93samman

Con

Please extend my arguments. Again.
Debate Round No. 4
Cpt.RadXx

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m93samman

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Please vote Con.
Debate Round No. 5
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