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cameronl35
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12/1/2011 4:38:29 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
They just released the new LD topic: "Resolved: It is morally permissible for victims to use deadly force as a deliberate response to repeated domestic violence." Thoughts, ideas, suggestions? It seems to be somewhat one-sided...
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Ore_Ele
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12/1/2011 4:43:33 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/1/2011 4:38:29 PM, cameronl35 wrote:
They just released the new LD topic: "Resolved: It is morally permissible for victims to use deadly force as a deliberate response to repeated domestic violence." Thoughts, ideas, suggestions? It seems to be somewhat one-sided...

How is "response" defined? If there is no time frame to the response, then it should be easy for Con.
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cameronl35
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12/1/2011 7:07:46 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/1/2011 4:43:33 PM, Ore_Ele wrote:
At 12/1/2011 4:38:29 PM, cameronl35 wrote:
They just released the new LD topic: "Resolved: It is morally permissible for victims to use deadly force as a deliberate response to repeated domestic violence." Thoughts, ideas, suggestions? It seems to be somewhat one-sided...

How is "response" defined? If there is no time frame to the response, then it should be easy for Con.

Not sure but it's hard to argue for Pro...
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BlackVoid
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12/2/2011 1:26:04 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
Only saving grace for aff is the word Permissible. Means you don't have to prove that its good, just that its not bad. The issue is that lay judges will probably expect you to prove its good anyway.