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In a democracy, civil disobedience is an appropriate weapon in the fight for justice.

dfhdavid
qwerty15ster

I've done this debate before, and I'd like to take the con side to this. I challenge someone to present a case affirming this....

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The US should publicly fund healthcare.

dfhdavid
TheLibertarian

+ According to a 2000 study by the World Health Organization, publicly funded systems of industrial nations spend less on health care, both as a percentage of their GDP and per capita, and enjoy superior population-based health care outcomes. + The US, which runs on a free-market health care system, spends the most on healthcare (15 % of GDP). With additional administrative costs, this drives up the cost of health care for its citizens. + Health is a human right, and should be given regar...

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The US can use military force to stop threats from acquiring nuclear weapons.

chesleya
dfhdavid

First, nations should only take actions that are in their best interest for three reasons. 1. the ultimate purpose of a nation is to protect its citizenry from outside threats or else the citizens wouldn't give up some of their freedoms to be a part of it. If a nation poses a threat to the citizens of another nation, that government has a moral responsibility to act in the best interest of its people. 2. Nations wouldn't exist if they failed to act in self-interest. They must do everything...

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In a democracy, civil disobedience is an appropriate weapon in the fight for justice.

dfhdavid
godman1

DEFINITIONS Civil Disobedience: A public, non-violent, and conscientious breach of law undertaken with the aim of bringing about a change in laws or government policies (Rawls) An Appropriate Weapon: Just and effective Democracy: Government by the people in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system. POINTS 1.) Civil Disobedience is just. According to John Locke, if an unjust law is in place,...

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