Gay marriage in the US

16kadams

First round acceptance. Second args no refutations. Third refutations, of needed new args. Fourth refutations and closing. definitions; Gay marriage: the practice of marriage between two males or two females. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/same-sex+marriage...

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Abortion Is Not Immoral

Viper-King

Round 1:Acceptance I will be stating how abortion is not immoral....

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Infidel tournament: Resolved, welfare should be abolished

16kadams
royalpaladin

1st round acceptance 2nd arguments (prefer no rebbutal for organization purposes) 3rd rebbutal+add on arguments 4th rebbutal + defense of arguments Good luck:) Definitions: Abolish To end The observance or effect of. http://i.word.com/idictionary/abolish (on phone links may look odd) ^ Merriam Webster Welfare: Aid in the form of money to the needy. (goverment giving) http://i.word.com/idictionary/welfare...

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Resolved: in the forum game mafia, it is justified to bus an unwilling mafia teammate

royalpaladin

First round is acceptance only. This debate is part of lannan's round-robin debate tournament.Definitions1. Mafia: a forum game in which an uninformed majority is pitted against an informed minority. The majority must weed out and eliminate the minority from the game, while the minority must attempt to gain equal numbers as the minority.2. justified (Merriam Webster Unabridged): to prove to be right or just3. bus: A mafia tactic in...

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Abortion In General Should Be Illegal

SuburbiaSurvivor

This round is for acceptance and definitions.Human Being:"A member of any of the races of Homo sapiens; person; man, woman, or child."-Collins English DictionaryMember:"An individual belonging to a group such as a society or team"-GoogleChild:"A young human being below the age of full physical development or below the legal age of majority."-GoogleBeing:

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Abortion is Immoral --- Tournament Debate, round 1

wiploc

Resolved: Abortion is Immoral. MasterKage is Pro. He believes abortion is immoral, wrong, should not be done. He can make exceptions for rape and incest if he chooses, but the point is that abortion itself is a wrong thing, from the moment of conception. He doesn't have to argue that abortion should be illegal, but he should argue that it is immoral. Pro has the burden of proof. Wiploc is Con. His personal opinion is that abortion is good; lots of people should abort. Requiring abort...

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Allowing Citizens to Carry Handguns Reduces Crime Rates

TheTruthAnalyst

My stance is that allowing citizens to carry handguns on their person reduces crime rates. The first round is for acceptance, and I will begin with my initial arguments during the second round.For this debate, the following is assumed: Citizens are allowed to open carry and/or concealed carry registered handguns. Citizens must apply for a permit to carry handguns. Precautionary measures such as background checks are used to prevent criminals obtaining...

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Normal passengers should not be forced to subsidise passengers of size

brian_eggleston

As I am well over six foot tall, many airlines recognise my need for extra legroom by giving me a free upgrade from coach / economy class to business / first class. Of course, this means that the airlines cannot sell this premium seat to another passenger and this loss of revenue is reflected in higher fares for everybody else, but it's only right and proper that shorter passengers should subsidise my travel. No, just a moment, I'm sorry – I was confusing tall people with grossly overweight p...

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Should their be a national ban on gay marriage to outlaw it?

BrandonSiler2044

I am against a national ban on gy marriage. I believe it should be up to the states, after allit does say so in the constitution for any matter not specificly mentioned. If possible, I wish government would stay out of marriage. But I highly doubt that will ever happen. So I am for states rights. I dont personally support gay people, Im a Christian and believe homosexuality is a sin. But I do not feel that their practice should be banned....

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Flag burning amendment

denisemarie323

The flag burning amendment, is a controversial proposed constitutional amendment to the United States Constitution that would allow the United States Congress to prohibit expression of political views through the physical desecration of the flag of the United States. The concept of flag desecration continues to provoke a heated debate over protecting a national symbol, protecting free speech, and protecting the liberty represented by a national symbol. The American flag, represents more than...

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