The US should abolish affirmative action

tejretics
Hayd

Hayd must start in Round 1, and waive the final round. All rounds up until Hayd's Round 2 and my Round 3 should be copy/pasted from here (http://www.debate.org/debates/The-US-should-abolish-affirmative-action/1/)....

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Resolved: The United States ought to end its provision of arms to foreign insurgents.

missbailey8
tejretics

This debate is part of the DDO May Tournament held by the lovely SolonKR, so I would like to thank him for hosting and my opponent, tejretics, for accepting this debate. Alright, let's get some definitions and rules out of the way first.

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Abortion should be illegal

tejretics
sengejuri

Pro can either start arguing in Round 1 and waive the final round, or use the first round for acceptance alone, and allow me to start the debate in Round 2. No new arguments in the final round. "Abortion" refers to "the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy." Pro has to argue that abortion, in all stages of pregnancy, should be illegal (outside of cases when the mother's life is in danger, or cases of rape). I have to argue that abortion has to be allowed in at least certain stages...

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32 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Was there space before the universe came into existence.

Sonofcharl
tejretics

I would argue no space is an impossibility. Trying to imagine no space is impossible. Because space always surrounds a point of nothingness....

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Updated 5 Years Ago

THW end the War on Drugs

tejretics
Hayd

Full resolution: This house would end the War on Drugs. This is going to be a live debate, between Hayd and me. We'll post the video here. Hayd should not accept this debate until the video is uploaded on YouTube. Format: Tejretics (Pro) Hayd (Con) 8 min. Pro's 1st Constructive 2 min. Prep time 8 min. Con's 1st Constructive/rebuttal 2 min. Prep time 7 min. Pro's 2nd Constructive/rebuttal 2 min. Prep time 7 min. Con's 2nd Constructive/rebuttal 2 min. Prep time 5 min. Pro's...

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30 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Smoking Ban

ice_blaze
tejretics

Round One is acceptance, Round Two is arguements, Round Three is rebuttals, and Round Four is conclusion. I want a nice debate....

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10 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Legalize dog fighting.

Stupidape
tejretics

Dog fighting ought to be legalized. This is a source of income that has not been exploited. God gave man dominion over animals and animals have no souls, therefore this action is justified. http://biblehub.com/genesis/1-26.htm...

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10 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

The Death Sentence Should be Used

prodigyofaristotle
tejretics

If a criminal is proven guilty beyond doubt, he should be executed. Prisons cost lots of tax dollars and they require a lot of maintenance and work....

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8 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Abortion should be illegal.

Bob13
tejretics

Official Resolution - "Abortion should be illegal in the United States of America (or a similar Western state) in all cases except from cases where it is performed in order to save the life of the mother from death or serious physical injury.""Cases where it is performed in order to save the life of the mother from death or serious physical injury" refers to cases where keeping the fetus would cause death or serious physical injury, and only such cases.

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40 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Gay marriage should be permitted

tejretics
Jerry947

Full resolution: Just societies should permit same-sex marriage. First round is acceptance....

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12 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

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