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Janedoe886
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kgbisafterme
Pro (for)

If someone tries to rob you, can you kill them?

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Started: 3/4/2017 Category: People
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Debating Period
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Janedoe886

Con

I do not think that it is right. If someone is in your house, but does not try to physically harm you in any way, it should count as murder
kgbisafterme

Pro

I will concede that if there is no physically hostile intentions that there is no god-given right to crack the thief's head open. If they show hostile intentions (which is typically the case) there is the right of self defense when a person attacks them. I believe however that you can discourage the person from returning by beating them up slightly (Oh, Officer. It's just his face. He doesn't need it.).
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Posted by kgbisafterme 3 years ago
kgbisafterme
Did Jane croak? Dang eet!
Posted by kgbisafterme 3 years ago
kgbisafterme
It's the sentiment that counts.
Posted by PowerPikachu21 3 years ago
PowerPikachu21
The saying is "an eye for an eye", but what about "an eye for a mere stab wound"?
Posted by What50 3 years ago
What50
A person broke into your home with full intentions of stealing your personal possessions. Pretty sure you have the right to kill him.
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