Drug Legalization

PaletJack
lannan13

Drugs should be legal. In Portugal, the decriminalization of drugs has decreased use (1). In Colorado, Marijuana legalization has decreased use, and has generated Millions in tax revenue. Drugs only harm the person using them, so it should be their choice to use drugs. It's a victimless crime, and arresting somebody for it is unfair....

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Abortion

angel_with_horns
lannan13

Homicide is the deliberate taking of a person"s life by another person. If someone commits homicide, they can be put in prison for a life sentence, or under certain circumstances be executed. Abortion is the deliberate "procedure" of taking an unborn baby's life. The key word is deliberate. In both cases however, someone"s life is taken by another person on purpose. In 1973, the supreme court"s decision over Roe Vs Wade effectively legalized abortion in all fifty states, opening abortion clinics...

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On balance, the UK made the correct decision in voting to leave the European Union.

lannan13
nikhilworld123

This debate is Round 2 of Tejretics's Summer Tournament. I would like to thank my opponent for accepting this debate and wish him good luck going forward.RulesNo Kritiks.No Trolling.No Google Docs, all arguments must be presented in text in the debate.All sources shall be presented in the text of this debate. No new arguments in the final Round unless it is Pro responding to a new argument brought up by Con in the previous round.

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Resolved: The United States Federal Government should establish a colony on the Martian surface.

lannan13
missbailey8

I would like to thank my opponent for accepting this debate ahead of time. This is part of the DDOlympics. Rules1. No forfeits2. Citations should be provided in the text of the debate3. No new arguments in the final speeches4. Observe good sportsmanship and act civilly/decorously in the debate5. No trolling6. No "kritiks" of the topic (challenging assumptions in the resolution)7. No counterplan.8. My opponent...

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Resolved: If Forced To Choose, people ought to priotorize their national identity over their common

lannan13
That1User

I would like to thank That1User for accepting this debate as it is the 2nd round of Bsh1's Unique Topics Tournament. For more info you can click on this link. (http://www.debate.org/forums/debate.org/topic/91461/)ResolutionResolved: If Forced To Choose, people ought to priotorize their national identity over their common humanity.Rules1. No forfeits2. Citations s...

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Universal

M0nK3Y
lannan13

http://www.debate.org/debates/Universal/1/ This debate as opponent forfeited....

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Age of The Earth (Team Debate)

creationtruth
lannan13

Team Debate on The Age of The Earth Affirmative Position (Pro): The Earth is less than 10,000 years old. Negative Position (Con): The Earth is greater than 4,000,000,000 years old. Team Pro: creationtruth, NothingSpecial99, Theist_1998 Team Con: lannan13, ThinkBig, Ramshutu Debate Rules: Round 1 - Acceptance Round 2 - Opening Arguments (No Rebuttals) Round 3 - Rebuttals (No Defense of Arguments) Round 4 - Defense of Arguments (No New Arguments) Round 5 - Final Rebutta...

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Affirmative Action

Joey888
lannan13

I am doing several debates on the Big Issues. This is the second. My opponent and I will debate on the topic of affirmative action. I am for affirmative action while my opponent is against it. Round 1is for explaining rules and acceptance. Round 2 is when I place down several arguments and my opponent provides a counter-framework. Rouen 3 is for rebutting the arguments placed in Round 2. If either my opponent or I forfeit a round, voters should be aware of this and penalize that person by voting...

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Resolved: The United States Federal Government should enforce mandatory vaccinations.

lannan13
Stupidape

I would like to thank my opponent ahead of time for accepting this debate. This debate's resolution is as follows: Resolved: The United States Federal Government should enforce mandatory vaccinations.Rules1. No forfeits2. Citations should be provided in the text of the debate3. No new arguments in the final speeches4. Observe good sportsmanship and act civilly/decorously in the debate5. No trolling6. No "krit...

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Resolved: The United States Federal Government should enforce mandatory vaccinations.

lannan13
Blazer15

This debate should be impossible to accept, if you accept without my permission then you shall forfeit the debate. If you wish to accept then please leave a comment.This debate's resolution is as follows: Resolved: The United States Federal Government should enforce mandatory vaccinations.Rules1. No forfeits2. Citations should be provided in the text of the debate3. No new arguments in the final speeches4. Observe good s...

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