The Instigator
Mrs.Amber
Con (against)
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The Contender
nerdyandnotsoproud
Pro (for)
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42 Points

Rapists, Sexual Abusers, and Sexual Predators.

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Started: 11/29/2007 Category: News
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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Mrs.Amber

Con

Rapists, Sexual Abusers and sexual predators, are sick people who belong behind bars, little girls ages of 9-13's porn videos of theyre young bodies...thats sick. And the guys who do it; nothing happends to them.
nerdyandnotsoproud

Pro

i read your comment below and decided to chip in. you could turn this into a debate if you said that punishment is too lax for sex offenders.

obviously no one is in favor of rapists, sexual abusers/ predators; its sick and disturbing, but you can't say nothing happens to them. depending on their crime, the sex offenders can spend anywhere from a few years to a maximum sentence of life in prison. after that, if they are released, they are labeled as "sex offender" for the rest of their lives. every time they move into a new neighborhood, they are required by law to go door to door and tell the neighbors that they are sex offenders. that probably puts quite a bit of shame on the individual. the US takes sexual offenses very seriously. its not a crime you can commit, serve your punishment, and then go back to a normal life. you are marked shamefully as a sex offender throughout your entire life. personally, i don't think our society takes sexual offenses as a light subject. i think that our government properly enforces punishment for pedophiles.
Debate Round No. 1
Mrs.Amber

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Debate Round No. 2
Mrs.Amber

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Pro

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Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Ragnar_Rahl 9 years ago
Ragnar_Rahl
A gang leader has "integrity," i.e. the unity of purpose demanded by the principles he accepts, or he wouldn't have become the leader. What he lacks is good principles to have integrity about :D.
Posted by PreacherFred 9 years ago
PreacherFred
Do not gang leaders lead by example as well as other tactics? Do they have what the majority of people would call integrity?
Posted by Ragnar_Rahl 9 years ago
Ragnar_Rahl
Only for those with the integrity to lead with their example. Many people don't have that integrity.
Posted by PreacherFred 9 years ago
PreacherFred
Most fraud is illegal. Performing an illegal act does advocate illegal activity since it leads by example
Posted by Ragnar_Rahl 9 years ago
Ragnar_Rahl
Performing illegal activity is not the same thing as advocating illegal activity. Think of the thief who yells "thief!" all the time :D.
Posted by PreacherFred 9 years ago
PreacherFred
"Yelling "fire" or "bomb," by the way, is not advocating illegal activity." ?????????

It is against the law to yell "fire" in a theater. If it is against the law, it is illegal.
Posted by Ragnar_Rahl 9 years ago
Ragnar_Rahl
wait wait wait, anyone advocating illegal activity should be punished?

So how exactly do the laws get changed when they aren't just?

And by the way, there would be much less of a market for child pornography if the thousands of pictures the us government has compensated/ created (yes, the US government does CREATE child pornography, it is in fact the number 1 producer commercially) were made freely available. At least the ones before a certain date. Why? All that free stuff, and there will be no market for people to pay people to make new productions. Besides, this way the government can keep an eye on who's looking at it and make sure all they do is look :D

Yelling "fire" or "bomb," by the way, is not advocating illegal activity. What it is is fraud, and should be punished as such.
Posted by ahundredhighways 9 years ago
ahundredhighways
ways to solve this problem...

label them, with different license plates, drivers licenses, signs in their yards, and keep them away from kids and public places

do the same for drunks and druggies until their clean for 5 years
Posted by Solarman1969 9 years ago
Solarman1969
clsmooth

there are FEDERAL LAWS against free speech consisting of looking at child pornogrpahy

Bernie Ward, a popular far left talk show host here in SF, is finding that out right now

I feel that anyone advocating illegal activity is in violation of the law and should be punished

For example, conspiracy

Or yelling "fire" in a crowded theatre

or yellling "Bomb" on an airplane

there are plenty of other examples

I am very pro-freedom, but also believe in the rule of law
Posted by shellbells169 9 years ago
shellbells169
I believe that sex offenders get what they deserve! They should be locked away. I don't feel one bit sorry for them if they decide to move and have to get a new mug shot. I would hope if I was living by a pedophile that I would want to know! They take away people's dignity. They should have thought about the consequences when they sexually assault someone.
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