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food
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The Contender
FuzzyCatPotato
Con (against)
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Should people be aloud to smoke if there 13 or older?

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FuzzyCatPotato
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 10/20/2014 Category: Health
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Debate Rounds (5)
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food

Pro

I think that if tens want to screw up there lives then let them. I mean it's there life, right?
FuzzyCatPotato

Con

FRAMEWORK

In utilitarianism, actions that benefit the majority are moral. Use util to judge this debate because util is the only moral system governments can use.

CONTENTION ONE

Teen smoking has terrible health effects [1]. Thus, it's utilitarian to reduce teen smoking.

Banning teen smoking reduces teen smoking [2]. Thus, it's utilitarian to ban teen smoking.

REFERENCES

[1] http://teen.smokefree.gov...
[2] http://www.uic.edu...

Debate Round No. 1
food

Pro

food forfeited this round.
FuzzyCatPotato

Con

Pro has forfeited round 2. Vote Con.
Debate Round No. 2
food

Pro

food forfeited this round.
FuzzyCatPotato

Con

Pro has forfeited Round 3. Vote Con.
Debate Round No. 3
food

Pro

food forfeited this round.
FuzzyCatPotato

Con

Pro has forfeited Round 4. Vote Con.
Debate Round No. 4
food

Pro

food forfeited this round.
FuzzyCatPotato

Con

Pro has forfeited Round 5.

Pro has forfeited all forfeitable rounds, has misspelled the resolution and Pro's opening argument, has no standing arguments, and has no sources.

Con has forfeited no rounds, has not misspelled any words, has one unrefuted argument, and has two sources.

Vote Con.
Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by dekotacat1 2 years ago
dekotacat1
i don't think that they should but if that is what they want then let them be they will find out its no good and that its only killing them so when there dieing they will know why
Posted by AgnosticPanda 2 years ago
AgnosticPanda
nope kids dont know better
Posted by Max.Wallace 2 years ago
Max.Wallace
not at 13. you are a sick puppy. Throw down the smokes while you can, before you can't, fool.
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Vote Placed by 9spaceking 2 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: ff, con only one to use sources
Vote Placed by Tweka 2 years ago
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Vote Placed by lannan13 2 years ago
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Vote Placed by Atheist-Independent 2 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Full forfeiture and a dreadful premise leads to a default victory for Con.