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Felons should have voting rights in the modern U.S.


R: Felons should have voting rights in the modern U.S. Clarification/Cont...

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Defund planned parenthood


First round acceptance Second round arguments Third round rebuttals and closing statements. For my second round I'll ask my opponent to watch one video by the center for medical progress. It's 11 minutes....

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Socialism Is Not Necessarily Authoritarian


My opponent can either choose to post his argument first and forfeit the last round or accept in the first round and I will post my argument first. Definitions: Socialism: "A political and economic theory of social organization which advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole." Authoritarian: "Favoring or enforcing strict obedience to authority at the expense of personal freedom."...

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Abolition of the Death Penalty


PrefaceThis is a "plan" topic on the abolition of the death penalty in the United States. As such, Pro shall propose a plan that involves: (1) the abolition of the death penalty, and (2) an alternative to such punishment. Con shall defend some form of capital punishment, and is allowed to propose a counterplan to minimize/remove the harms of the current system involving capital punishment.This debate is impossible to accept. If you accept witho...

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Updated 13 Hours Ago

Is Hillary Clinton lying?


Hillary is lying...

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Updated 9 Hours Ago

Right Wing vs Left Wing


Battle of Opinions/Facts (Right Wingers and Left Wingers ONLY!) Right Wing: Tea Party, Whig Party, Conservative Party, and Republican Party Left Wing: Green Party, Liberal Party, Democratic Party, and Justice Party DEBATE NOW!...

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Lannan13's 400th Debate! Resolved: The Iranian Nuclear Deal is a "mistake."


This debate is currently unacceptable. If you find a way to accept this without my permission you shall forfeit all 7 points. If you wish to debate, please apply in the comments section. Rules1st Round is acceptance.2nd Round is for Opening Arguments, NO rebuttals.3rd Round is for Rebuttals.4th Round is for Rebuttals and Conclusions.No semanticsNo Trolling.No KritcsThe Following users are prohibite...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Resolved: The United States Federal Government should pass Directive 10-289.


This debate is impossible. Accept and you forfeit, simple as that. Comment to accept.Rules Round 1 is rules and definitions for Con, Pro may begin his Constructive Case.Round 2 Con may begin his Constructive Case (No Rebuttals), Pro will begin his rebuttals.Round 3 Rebuttals (Pro may also post his conclusions)Round 4 Rebuttals and Conclusion by Con. Pro will post "No round as agreed upon."...

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Resolved: The United States Federal Government should end its public funding for Planned Parenthood.


This debate should be impossible to accept if you wish to accept, please say so in the comments section. If you accept without my permission it shall result in your automatic forfeiture.RulesFirst Round is Terms and defintions by Pro, Acceptance by Con.Second Round is Constructive Arguments, NO REBUTTALSThird Round is Rebuttals.Forth Round is Rebuttals and conclusion.No Semantics, the definitions provided are what...

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communlisation and commercialisation of yog


yoga is good.nobody is debating about it.but the question here is not about the benefits of yoga.some people for their selfish motives have today mixed religion with it and also commercialized yoga. Majority govt.in countries like India have imposed yoga on the minorities.Yoga may be good but that does not give the govt. the right to impose it on others. Today when we live in a globalized world where all major countries are democracies no one has right to impose majoritarin viewpoints on others....

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