Lolo5
 
Online:6 Years Ago Name:- Private -
Updated:7 Years Ago Gender:Prefer not to say
Joined:7 Years Ago Birthday:- Private -
President:Not Saying Email:- Private -
Ideology:Not Saying Education:Not Saying
Party:Not Saying Ethnicity:Not Saying
Relationship:Not Saying Income:Not Saying
Interested:No Answer Occupation:Not Saying
Looking:No Answer Religion:Not Saying
3 Debates

14 year olds should be automatically tried as adults

Lolo5
adhominem

Brain researchers B. J. Casey and Kristina Caudle stated that when no emotional cues (when we are required to make decisions in the heat of the moment) are present, teens are better than adults at controlling themselves. [1] While lots of crimes involve emotional cues, it's no different for teens because adults are held responsible for their actions.It"s true that the prefrontal cortex is still developing in teens, but it is not defective. Just before puberty, research has found the brain experi...

Post Voting Period
3 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

14+ year olds should be automatically tried as adults

Lolo5
jamonster

Brain researchers B. J. Casey and Kristina Caudle stated that when no emotional cues (when we are required to make decisions in the heat of the moment) are present, teens are better than adults at controlling themselves. [1] While lots of crimes involve emotional cues, it's no different for teens because adults are held responsible for their actions.It"s true that the prefrontal cortex is still developing in teens, but it is not defective. Just before puberty, research has found the brain experi...

Post Voting Period
2 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

The voting age should be lowered to 14

Lolo5
birdlandmemories

Although at 14 your brain is not fully developed, it's developed enough to cast an independently made decision (outside of influence) because you can independently judge at 14 and at 14 you should be able to understand the long term impact of complex policies (I was able to understand such things at 14). Also things like healthcare affect 14 year olds and they should have say in the government....

Post Voting Period
1 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago
Lolo5
Debates:3
Lost:0
Tied:1
Won:2
Win Ratio:100.00%
Percentile:91.11%
Elo Ranking:2,263
Forum Posts:1
Votes Cast:0
Opinion Arguments:1
Opinion Questions:0
Poll Votes:0
Poll Topics:0
1 Friend
1 Album
teen brain
Updated 6 Years Ago
Disagree: 0.00%
Agree: 0.00%
AbortionN/S
Affirmative ActionN/S
Animal RightsN/S
Barack ObamaN/S
Border FenceN/S
CapitalismN/S
Civil UnionsN/S
Death PenaltyN/S
Drug LegalizationN/S
Electoral CollegeN/S
Environmental ProtectionN/S
Estate TaxN/S
European UnionN/S
EuthanasiaN/S
Federal ReserveN/S
Flat TaxN/S
Free TradeN/S
Gay MarriageN/S
Global Warming ExistsN/S
GlobalizationN/S
Gold StandardN/S
Gun RightsN/S
HomeschoolingN/S
Internet CensorshipN/S
Iran-Iraq WarN/S
Labor UnionN/S
Legalized ProstitutionN/S
Medicaid & MedicareN/S
Medical MarijuanaN/S
Military InterventionN/S
Minimum WageN/S
National Health CareN/S
National Retail Sales TaxN/S
Occupy MovementN/S
Progressive TaxN/S
Racial ProfilingN/S
RedistributionN/S
Smoking BanN/S
Social ProgramsN/S
Social SecurityN/S
SocialismN/S
Stimulus SpendingN/S
Term LimitsN/S
TortureN/S
United NationsN/S
War in AfghanistanN/S
War on TerrorN/S
WelfareN/S

By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.