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Babydoll2697
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WilliamGaspar54
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Should birth control devices be available to any woman regardless of her age?

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WilliamGaspar54
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 3/9/2016 Category: Education
Updated: 11 months ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Babydoll2697

Pro

I think birth control devices should be handed out to just any woman and not just the ones who are seen as fit in having it. I have my reasons
WilliamGaspar54

Con

I believe, that if a woman/girl can buy them, meaning if she has the money, she should be allowed to. It could prevent many teen pregnancies, it could educate women at a young age, and also help identify certain things to children.
Debate Round No. 1
Babydoll2697

Pro

I doubt it. Most teenagers abuse the use of BCD. They think that just because they have these devices, they can go out and have a good time. This is mainly one of the reasons why students are dropping out of school and live their lives regretting the things they should an should not have done. Birth control devices are helpful, yes but they also cause distractions in school. The more teenagers use these devices, the more they can get distracted. This, i think is because they think these things do not have side effects. But they do, as in all things. And some are just too scary.
WilliamGaspar54

Con

Yes, it does give sexual confidence to some kids, but would you rather they have sex with them, or without them? I'm pro-choice, but to pro-life people this is a good thing, more birth control means less abortions, or unwanted babies abandoned at clinics. And, if teens have sex, they should do it with birth control, but many can't buy it. Teens are a boiling pot of hormones, so it's going to happen eventually, so they might as well become familiar with BCDs
Debate Round No. 2
Babydoll2697

Pro

Maybe. But then again look at the other picture. The more birth control devices given out, the more money the government needs to fund the transportation and the distribution of each type from one area to the next. Ifyou ask me i think more money would be used to fun these things than fix rundown roads and public facilities. Women should be responsible for their sex lives and know what the consequences would be if they are not careful. Birth control devices should only be given out to older women who are capable of making good choices and what not. Who know what they want. And are not pressured to do something just because of peer pressure.
WilliamGaspar54

Con

But, then again, this is America. People should have all choices available to them, and most BCDs are made overseas, then distributed at a low cost, and the age of the woman does not influence her reproductive methods, young women need them just as much as older women.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by whiteflame 11 months ago
whiteflame
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>Reported vote: Peepette// Mod action: NOT Removed<

3 points to Con (Arguments). Reasons for voting decision: PRO is actually on the CON side of this debate which I?ll ignore for the sake of arguments. Both sides made assertions with no data to affirm their points, which makes for a rather weak debate. PRO contends that BC should only be available to women of an age when good choices can be made. Teens are out for a good time, fall to peer pressure and become distracted; BC should not be made available to them. CON contends it is better for teens to use BC than not, for prevention purposes due to inevitability of sex and to offset abortions and abandonment of babies. PRO makes a rebuttal on a point not made by CON regarding cost. CON stated in R1 that if one can afford to pay, the option should be made available. Debate to CON due for stronger rebuttals points on prevention and inevitability of teen sex. Tied S&G & Conduct, there were no obvious issues with language; appropriate tone of respect was exhibited by both sides. Tied sources, neither used any.

[*Reason for non-removal*] The voter clearly explains the decision within the context of the given arguments.
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Posted by Babydoll2697 11 months ago
Babydoll2697
Yes... Like little girls too
Posted by WilliamGaspar54 11 months ago
WilliamGaspar54
Does that mean like little kids, too?
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Vote Placed by Peepette 11 months ago
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Reasons for voting decision: PRO is actually on the CON side of this debate which I?ll ignore for the sake of arguments. Both sides made assertions with no data to affirm their points, which makes for a rather weak debate. PRO contends that BC should only be available to women of an age when good choices can be made. Teens are out for a good time, fall to peer pressure and become distracted; BC should not be made available to them. CON contends it is better for teens to use BC than not, for prevention purposes due to inevitability of sex and to offset abortions and abandonment of babies. PRO makes a rebuttal on a point not made by CON regarding cost. CON stated in R1 that if one can afford to pay, the option should be made available. Debate to CON due for stronger rebuttals points on prevention and inevitability of teen sex. Tied S&G & Conduct, there were no obvious issues with language; appropriate tone of respect was exhibited by both sides. Tied sources, neither used any.