The Instigator
RedPandaz
Pro (for)
The Contender
Cowman71
Con (against)

Muslims should be accepted in America

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 2/2/2017 Category: Religion
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Debating Period
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RedPandaz

Pro

I will let the opposition make the first move, but my argument is this:

-Muslims are unjustly discriminated against in America and most Western Countries
and this should stop.
Cowman71

Con

Over 250,000 Muslims are terrorists. That is a fact. Thousands of Muslims enter the U.S. everyday. That is also a fact. Do the math dumbfuck. For all we know you could be a terrorist.
Debate Round No. 1
RedPandaz

Pro

Ooh, cussing? Not a good debate tactic. Secondly, who's not doing the math? even /if/ there were '250000' Muslim terrorists, that's one in 6,400. Do you know some things that kill more people than Muslim terrorists?
1. Television: TV might be linked to earlier deaths among those who watch more than a few hours a day, but more concretely, the devices themselves kill 176 people a year. Literally. They fall on people. That's 55 times more deaths than Islamic terror claims annually.
2. Fireworks: According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, celebrating the 4th of July might be more deadly than Islamic terror attacks. The organization reports an average of 7.1 deaths per year
3. Cows [also Dogs, Spiders, Lizards, Snakes, separately]: According to the CDC, cattle slay an average of 20 Americans every year. While these deaths occur mostly among farm workers, dogs kill 28 Americans per year, spiders kill seven, and venomous lizards and snakes kill six. All of these animals are still more likely to kill an American than a 'Muslim'
4. . Elevators: They kill 27 Americans per year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Consumer Product Safety Commission
5. Choking: At least 2,500 people per year are killed by this type of asphyxiation 781 times more than from a 'jihadi' assault
6. Forty-nine people per year die from being struck by lightning more than 15 times the rate of death from 'Islamic' extremists.
7. Car accidents: The Association for Safe International Road Travel estimates about 37,000 Americans die each year in vehicular accidents, over 11,562 times the number killed by Muslim fanatics.
8. Heart attacks, Cancer, Diabetes: Heart attacks are one of America's leading killers, claiming 190,625 times more American lives than Islamic terror. 610,000 Americans die from heart attacks per year. Cancer kills 589,430 Americans annually, and diabetes is the main cause of death for 69,071 Americans per year. They are responsible for astronomically more fatalities than radical Islamic terror.
9. Police: According to a three-year average of American police killings, police killed 998 people on average per year from 2013-2015. That's roughly 312 times the average annual number of people killed by Islamic extremists since 9/11. The average number of people killed by Islamic terrorism in the last three years is 7.7, including the recent shooting in San Bernardino and by that parallel measure, police are still about 130 times deadlier than terrorists
10. Prescription Painkillers: The CDC estimates that 44 people die per day from overdosing on pharmaceutical painkillers. Never mind that that number is almost 14 times the number of Americans killed by Islamic terrorism each year. Based on the CDC's figure, about 16,060 Americans die annually from painkillers, making pharmacies 5,019 times more deadly than the Islamic terror

If you want to be scared of terrorists, there's a long line of things to be terrified of :P

Secondly, Killing 'for the name of Islam' is not justified nor accepted by the Qu'ran and these terrorists are using them for self gain and power more than anything else. Also, from 1980 to 2005, only 6 percent of terrorism in America and 1% in Europe is done by 'Muslims'.

'Islamophobia' is perpetuated by news stations selectively choosing what they report on. In December 2013, FLNC terrorists carried out simultaneous rocket attacks against police stations in two French cities. And in Greece in late 2013, the left-wing Militant Popular Revolutionary Forces shot and killed two members of the right-wing political party Golden Dawn. While over in Italy, the anarchist group FAI engaged in numerous terror attacks including sending a bomb to a journalist. And the list goes on and on.
Have you heard of these incidents? Probably not. But if Muslims had committed them do you think you our media would've covered it?

Even after one of the worst terror attacks ever in Europe in 2011, when Anders Breivik slaughtered 77 people in Norway to further his 'anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant, and pro-Christian Europe"' agenda as he stated in his manifesto, how much press did we see in the United States? Yes, it was covered, but not the way we see when a Muslim terrorist is involved. Plus we didn't see terrorism experts fill the cable news sphere asking how we can stop future Christian terrorists. In fact, even the suggestion that Breivik was a Christian terrorist" was met with outrage by many, including Fox News's Bill O'Reilly.

Finally. There are many, many Muslim Celebrities that you would never think of killing people:
Janet Jackson
Dave Chappelle
Shaquille O'Neal
Snoop Dogg
Ice Cube
Cat Stevens
Muhammad Ali
Just to name a few
Cowman71

Con

i could see snoop dog and ice cube killing people. are you Muslim because you sound like a stupid muslim -
jew cross
Debate Round No. 2
RedPandaz

Pro

Wow. Do I even have to debate against that? That's not even a solid argument.
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Debate Round No. 5
5 comments have been posted on this debate. Showing 1 through 5 records.
Posted by vi_spex 1 year ago
vi_spex
ban islam
Posted by Spud 1 year ago
Spud
Right, so I screwed up here. I confused RedPandaz for Con; Cowman71 will be the one who should get points docked off conduct right off the bat, and not RedPandaz. That was my bad.
Posted by Spud 1 year ago
Spud
RedPandaz made a pretty poor entrance to be honest - he'll lose points right off the bad on conduct when it comes time to voting.
Posted by barrelcactus 1 year ago
barrelcactus
Hi, Cowman. LOL. I agree and disagree with you at the same time.
Posted by funnerisbetter 1 year ago
funnerisbetter
This will be fun to watch. (Rooting for Panda) (Please go over the top Cowman)
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