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samanthan9
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EloisaJoyce
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Should Abortion Be Legal?

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after 1 vote the winner is...
EloisaJoyce
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 6/28/2015 Category: Politics
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 407 times Debate No: 77084
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samanthan9

Con

I believe abortion should be illegal because it's murder.
EloisaJoyce

Pro

Abortion is the expulsion of a baby in a mother's womb. Abortion is not illegal because it isn't murder. Murder was only applied to already born child/people so the law doesn't apply to those who are still in a mother's womb.
Debate Round No. 1
samanthan9

Con

Okay so if abortion isn't murder then why is it considered a double homocide when a pregnant woman is killed?
EloisaJoyce

Pro

In MOST states, killing a pregnant woman is not considered as double homicide. A fetus doesn't have legal rights. If you killed a baby that is already been born, then it is murder. But if you are aborting a baby for a reason, then it isn't murder.
Debate Round No. 2
samanthan9

Con

samanthan9 forfeited this round.
EloisaJoyce

Pro

It's all about choices.
Debate Round No. 3
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Vote Placed by SirMaximus 1 year ago
SirMaximus
samanthan9EloisaJoyceTied
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Reasons for voting decision: Before this debate, I agreed with Pro that abortion should be legal. After the debate, I still agree with Pro that abortion should be legal, because of Pro's arguments, which I will get to shortly. Pro had better conduct, because Con forfeited 1 round, and Pro didn't forfeit any rounds. I counted 2 spelling and grammar mistakes from Con and only 1 from Pro, so Pro wins on that. Pro made more convincing arguments, because Pro rebutted every argument that Con made, but Con did not rebut every argument that Pro made. Con and Pro tie for reliable sources, because neither of them used any sources.