The Instigator
jmanco49
Pro (for)
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The Contender
smith76
Con (against)
Winning
21 Points

gay marriage

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 2/17/2008 Category: Politics
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Voting Period
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jmanco49

Pro

By making gay marriage illegal, you are taking away gay couples' rights for hospital visits, to inherit property, to refuse to testify against his or her partner, etc. There is no valid reason for taking these rights.
smith76

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None of this is true. By denying gay marriage to homosexual couples, they are simply being denied a "Union in Holy Matrimony". All they need to do is get a Civil Union. With a Civil Union, they receive all rights and privileges that a married couple do.
Debate Round No. 1
jmanco49

Pro

jmanco49 forfeited this round.
smith76

Con

Dont know what to say since there is nothing to respond to but i need more characters............................................................
Debate Round No. 2
jmanco49

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jmanco49 forfeited this round.
smith76

Con

I dont really know what to say, but I need characters.................................................................................
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Rousseau 8 years ago
Rousseau
Even though Pro didn't argue, Con didn't convince me, which is apparently an integral part of debate.

Vote Pro!
Posted by MoonDragon613 8 years ago
MoonDragon613
(if you want your arguments argued the way you want, structure your debate more carefully in the future)
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