The Instigator
EXOPrimal
Pro (for)
The Contender
missbailey8
Con (against)

The Death Penalty

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/31/2016 Category: Politics
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Debating Period
Viewed: 452 times Debate No: 98591
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Comments (1)
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EXOPrimal

Pro

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Complete Topic
The the Death Penalty is an acceptable form of punishment

Note: Contender is debating against the death penalty

Terms
The Death Penalty
the punishment of execution, administered to someone legally convicted of a capital crime.
syn: Capital Punishment

In the context of this debate we not focus on the lethal injection, just capital punishment as a whole

Rules
1. No forfeits
2. Any citations or foot/endnotes must be provided in the text of the debate
3. No new arguments in the final round
4. No trolling
5. No semantics
6. My opponent accepts all definitions and waives his/her right to add definitions
7. Violation of any of these rules or of any of the R1 set-up merits a loss.
8. No "K's" on the topic.
9. All citations should be links, and may not be hidden behind a login
10.For all undefined terms, individuals should use commonplace understandings that fit within the logical context of the resolution and this debate

Debate Format
R1: Con Accepts
R2: Pro Arguments. Con Arguments
R3: Pro Rebuttals, Con Rebuttals
R4: Pro Defence, Con Defence and Further Rebuttals
R5: Pro Defence, Further Rebuttals, and Conclusion, Con Defence and Conclusion

I Thank My Opponent In Advance For Accepting This Debate And Wish Him The Best Of Luck
missbailey8

Con

I accept. Best of luck to my opponent.
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1 comment has been posted on this debate.
Posted by Flameslinger 1 year ago
Flameslinger
I believe this will be a good debate. There is a well known topic, the rules have been defined quite clearly, and there should be plenty of evidence for both sides. Good luck to both of you.
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