The Instigator
SitaraMusica
Pro (for)
Losing
4 Points
The Contender
billgreatss
Con (against)
Winning
5 Points

Same sex couples have the right to get married.

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billgreatss
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/17/2014 Category: Politics
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Debate Rounds (3)
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SitaraMusica

Pro

Same sex couples have the right to get married. It is wrong for religious people to force religion on people. Some religious people are gay or bisexual. Gays have the same right to happiness as straight people. Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion or prohibiting the free excercise thereof.
billgreatss

Con

Marriage is not about love nor has it ever been. It is a socioeconomic contract between a man and a woman. Religious people have no ground defending marriage because it is not a religion exclusive ritual. However, like all contracts there are prerequisites. One of them being one personal has to be male and the other female. Otherwise the concept of marriage would become nonsensical. Gays, transgenders, polygamous, even people who are in love with inanimate objects would all want to be married--and could be. Marriage is an institution and all institutions have guidelines and barriers to entry. marriage is a business arrangement it is not a Taylor Swift music video.
Debate Round No. 1
SitaraMusica

Pro

The oppossition is wrong. Marriage, true marriage is about love, not chromosomes. Gay couples have the right tto get married if they are consenting adults. It is 2014. It is time to leave the stone age.
billgreatss

Con

billgreatss forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 2
SitaraMusica

Pro

SitaraMusica forfeited this round.
billgreatss

Con

billgreatss forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
1 comment has been posted on this debate.
Posted by SitaraMusica 2 years ago
SitaraMusica
I see that the bigoted side won. Bigots.
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Vote Placed by Mikal 2 years ago
Mikal
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Reasons for voting decision: Sadly this goes to con. Pro asserts marriage is about love. Con negates it and says its a socioeconomic contract. He then challenges its validity as a religious institution, and assumes the guideline to marriage is between a man and a woman. Pro just says no, and then they both FF every round. It boils down to the contentions being made. Pro asserts that marriage is about love, Con states that it is a contract between a man and woman negating pros BOP. Pro literally says hes wrong without challenging the rebuttal and then they both FF. This sadly goes to con
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Reasons for voting decision: FF