The Instigator
whitesoxfan450
Pro (for)
Losing
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The Contender
bigbass3000
Con (against)
Winning
36 Points

Resolved: Hate Crime Enhancements are just

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 3/14/2008 Category: Society
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 1,418 times Debate No: 3253
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whitesoxfan450

Pro

I believe that hate crime enhancements are just. Not only do they teach the criminal what they did is wrong, but they also keep society in check. Everyone is safe
Note(If you are an LD Debater, please don't use your case! Just type against my arguments off the top of your head, it will be more fun!)
bigbass3000

Con

They teach them, what they did is wrong, it will only create more hate. All crimes that are violent are hate based. Whether it is beating up your boss, girlfriend, etc. Race is a part, but how does someones race get special treatment. Take capital punishment for instance, if someone does a crime, they know the consequences of that crime, they will be put to death. Hate crimes are the same way, it most likely will increase crime, because since hate crimes get stifer sentences, gang members will be hot shots in the prison system. Also enhancing someone's crime because of hate is wrong, because as I said before it won't deter anything and it is unjust. You should be tried for the crime, not add onto it because of the circumstances. So I now stand the floor to my opponent
Debate Round No. 1
whitesoxfan450

Pro

whitesoxfan450 forfeited this round.
bigbass3000

Con

I am still here waiting on my opponent. My arguements still stand on hate crime enhancements. They are unjust for all those reasons I mentioned.
Debate Round No. 2
whitesoxfan450

Pro

whitesoxfan450 forfeited this round.
bigbass3000

Con

This was supposed to be a fun debate, but he did not want to debate it, vote for the negation on this one please.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by DrAlexander 9 years ago
DrAlexander
That's unfortunate.. But if you didn't debate then I default con. You should re do the round.
Posted by whitesoxfan450 9 years ago
whitesoxfan450
Sorry, I had a tech prob, where I couldn't get online!
Posted by DrAlexander 9 years ago
DrAlexander
If anyone cares I voted Con, he was the only one that actually 'debated'
Posted by DrAlexander 9 years ago
DrAlexander
Shorack, I completely agree with you. I don't like seeing ppl using Lincoln-Douglas (LD) format to debate. But hey, it's their prerogative.
Posted by Korezaan 9 years ago
Korezaan
And one of them is me. I'll take this topic if non one else takes it, and since I'm lazy and I want a good debate, you can go to the HCE debate I had on this site before and completely prep me out, cause all I'm gonna do is copy/paste my old case.
Posted by Shorack 9 years ago
Shorack
Don't mention LD.
There are maybe 2 people on the site who use it.

And my opinion is that they just use it because it is either the only way they feel comfortable or to show off like: hey, i know something about debating.

That is the impression i'm getting. ;)
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