The Shroud of Turin Could be Authentic

Geogeer
Peepette

This debate is for Round 1 of the 2016 Spring DebateAs the Shroud of Turin is (possibly) an ancient historical artifact, absolute proof is impossible thus there will be shared burden of proof. Pro will argue that the Shroud dates back to the time of Christ and thus could be authentic.Con will argue that it is a forgery and thus could not be authentic.

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There are times both in which abortion should and should not be allowed

InsaneSanity
Geogeer

I should clarify my position because the title isn't long enough to accurately describe it. I am arguing that there are certain times when abortion is wrong and should not be done, and there are times that it is acceptable. Con will try to prove that it is either always acceptable or always wrong. Rules: - Obviously, there will be no attacks on people and no anger. We are debating, not having an online shouting match (as happened between some idiots in my third period today but in person)...

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Abortion in the embryonic period should be legal

illegalcombat
Geogeer

!! Round 1 is for acceptance only, no arguments to be presented in round 1. !! !!! Fourth round for rebuttal and closing statements, no new arguments. !!! Definitions/Explanations Abortion - is the end (termination) of a pregnancy. A low-risk surgical procedure called suction aspiration or suction curette is generally used for first trimester abortions. Medical (non-surgical) abortions using medications such as mifepristone (RU486) are available in some clinics. The embryonic period...

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The father of an unborn child should have a say in an abortion

dynamicduodebaters
Geogeer

"Abortion is the termination of pregnancy by the removal or expulsion from the uterus of a fetus or embryo before viability. An abortion can occur spontaneously, in which case it is often called a miscarriage, or it can be purposely induced. The term abortion most commonly refers to the induced abortion of a human pregnancy. After viability, the relevant procedure is referred to as a late termination of pregnancy. Modern medicine utilizes medications and surgical procedures for induced abortion"...

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