The United States Federal Government should legalize child porn Wylted vs Bluesteel and Mikal

Wylted

FRAMEWORK I'm advocating for the full legalization of child porn. My original intention was to take a softer form of legalization, but after diving a little deeper into the topic, I've decided to advocate for full legalization. I don't want anybody to be mislead by the word full. So please continue reading for conext. I'm not advocating for the sexual abuse or sexual exploitation of a minor. It would...

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Did you for the forced and irreversible surgical castration of sex offenders?

PawelK

About two years ago ago here in Poland, where I live, nasty crime occurred. Mother gave 9 year old son with emotional problems on the observations to a psychiatric hospital, the child was brutally anally raped by a 16 year old degenerate. Some people began to demand the introduction of compulsory sterilization of sexual abusers, but not limited to chemical sterilization, but a full surgical castration involving not only the removal of the testicles but preferably the whole of the crime wea...

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Updated 5 Days Ago

A just society ought to presume consent for organ procurement from the deceased

Zaradi

Resolved: A just society ought to presume consent for organ procurement from the deceased.This is an LD debate. All LD cases are acceptable.The round structure will go like this:First Round: Acceptance.Second Round: Aff Case, Neg case and rebuttalsThird Round: Aff rebuttals, neg rebuttals.Fourth Round: Aff rebuttals, Neg passes round.Anything typed in the final round for the neg will be considered...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Derek Jeter's final home game against the Orioles was rigged so that he would hit a walk off

imabench

Ladies and Gentlemen, I, the great Imabench, am temporarily returning to DDO temporarily to debate against Birdlandmemories, who on facebook claimed that Derek Jeter's last game against the Orioles at home in Yankee Stadium, was in fact RIGGED so that it would have a happy ending. I engaged with him on facebook over this topic, admittedly with my usual lack of civility when I see something utterly stupid, and after a while he cowardly blocked me halfway into the argument just so that he coul...

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108 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

The Military Draft should be abolished

UchihaMadara

This debate is for Round 1 of the Official Tier Tournament, hosted by the site's vice president, Bsh1. 1. First round for acceptance 2. No new arguments in the final round. 3. By accepting the debate, Con agrees to define the Military Draft as "a policy allowing the govenment to engage in the compulsory enlistment of citizens into military or naval service; usually employed during times of war." Good luck, Lannan....

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Does god really Exist? If so, why does he not care what we believe in?

Lel-Derp

For Example: Ever noticed that somebody who didn't believe in god never get punished so severely? (Except by the crazy religious people). What do you think about believing in god? Is it a good thing not to let a make-believe being cloud your judgments? Or is it the right thing to let such a deity lead your decisions?...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

TT2 Expert Final: U.S. militia groups pose a greater threat to our national security than do FTOs

whiteflame
bsh1

First and foremost, I'd like to congratulate bsh1 on making it this far in the tournament. Much as he has achieved this before, and even won before, I think it's a massive achievement with all of the fantastic competition we've had. Second, I am again honored to be debating a venerated veteran of the site. I have a lot of respect for bsh1 and his debating prowess, something I know he'll bring in spades to this debate. I hope I am up to the challenge, but most importantly, no matter how this ends...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Utilitarianism is an unsound ethical system

UchihaMadara

1. First round for acceptance 2. No new arguments in Round 4 3. The debate should be impossible to accept. Finding a way to accept without permission will result in an automatic loss for Con. If you would like to accept, please say so in the comments section, and I will challenge you in a few days. 4. By accepting the debate, Con agrees to use the following definitions: Utilitarianism- the doctrine that "the greatest happiness for the greatest number of people" should be the guiding...

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Homosexuality is a Choice

bsh1

PrefaceThis debate arose out of a discussion in the forums; the resolution is the same as the title of the debate. Here is a link to the forum thread that has spawned this debate [http://www.debate.org/forums/debate.org/topic/46364/] I hope that this will be a civil, engaging discussion and a learning experience for both of us; I ask that my opponent keep and open mind while prosecuting this debate and I will endeavor to do the same. Thank you.<...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

This House Concludes that Abortion is Murder

Chuz-Life

** For the purpose of screening candidates, this debate should be near impossible for you to accept. However, if you are interested in accepting, please make yourself known in the comments section. **It's no secret that the subject of abortion is my primary interest on this website. I am aware of the fact that the subject of abortion has already been debated endlessly and I have read several of the other debates on this subject - already. That said, when it comes to...

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