The Instigator
Tim_the_debator
Con (against)
Losing
14 Points
The Contender
rulshok
Pro (for)
Winning
15 Points

Should abortion obtain funding from the goverment? should it be legal at all?

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rulshok
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 10/14/2009 Category: Politics
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 1,507 times Debate No: 9693
Debate Rounds (2)
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Tim_the_debator

Con

Abortion should not be the solution, no matter what the circumstances. since human life starts when a zygote is formed that person's unique DNA will never be repeated. Many steps can be taken to avoid pregnancy and disregard them and you will "suffer" the consenquences by letting another human live. Would you of wanted to be aborted if you were a baby that came out of a rape.
rulshok

Pro

Con:
If a young woman is raped, and she did not consent to have the child, as she is the one bearing the child for nine months, then it should be her choice to abort the baby or not. Also, would you want to live a life of extreme hunger, or where your mother abandons you because she cannot afford to care for you? Obviously not.
Pro:
A human life does not begin when the sperm meets the egg. This is two cells. We could just as well classify an amoeba as human. Humans cannot think until birth.
Debate Round No. 1
Tim_the_debator

Con

Does two wrongs make a right? maybe in math but emotional pain does not justify killing someone. the anatomy of a fetus is same,consent or not. most mothers that birth their children from rape put them to adoption and they find suitable homes, or at least have a chance to. say a man cheats on his wife,and she knows. to satisfy her emotional pain(knowing that her husband does not approve of her or wants someone else ect.) she guns down put husband and seducer to make her feel worthy.Is this right
rulshok

Pro

My opponent fails to address the issue that the moment at which two cells join is not when a human being is formed. He therefore drops the primary argument in his case. Also, I am not arguing emotional pain, I am arguing economic strife. Teenage mothers are less likely to graduate, and the stress of adoption can be too great.

Voters:
1. Opponent doesn't address that two cells are not a fetus
Important because this negates harms of abortion
2. The emotional pain is not the reason for abort
Debate Round No. 2
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Posted by alto2osu 7 years ago
alto2osu
I didn't realize that we bullied people in the comments with ridiculous smack talk. Expressing one's opinions within the comments of a given debate is just as legit as doing so in an official round of debate.

Maybe don't take attacks against terrible argumentation as personal attacks, and everyone would be all set.
Posted by rulshok 7 years ago
rulshok
There isn't really a lot of debate to be had with a 400 character limit
Posted by Tim_the_debator 7 years ago
Tim_the_debator
yo freeman stop bein a coward and just commenting if you want to argue thats why this freakin site was made
Posted by RennAmethyst 7 years ago
RennAmethyst
Sad, sad little debate...
Posted by Tim_the_debator 7 years ago
Tim_the_debator
yo dudes my first one chill
Posted by Ragnar_Rahl 7 years ago
Ragnar_Rahl
Don't call yourself a freeman or pro-choice if you don't want people to be free to decide whether they pay for abortions :P
Posted by MTGandP 7 years ago
MTGandP
Especially given how little was said.
Posted by tmhustler 7 years ago
tmhustler
how is it possible to have a good 2 round abortion debate.
Posted by Freeman 7 years ago
Freeman
"since human life starts when a zygote is formed that person's unique DNA will never be repeated."

Begging the question

"Would you of wanted to be aborted if you were a baby that came out of a rape."

Appeal to emotion

Philosophy teachers should send their students to some of these debates on abortion. They are some of the best places to find fallacious reasoning.
Posted by Freeman 7 years ago
Freeman
Should abortion obtain funding from the gover[n]ment? Yes

should it be legal at all? Yes
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