Instigator / Pro
35
1491
rating
10
debates
45.0%
won
Topic

SOLUTIONS to gun violence

Status
Finished

All stages have been completed. The voting points distribution and the result are presented below.

Arguments points
15
3
Sources points
10
2
Spelling and grammar points
5
1
Conduct points
5
0

With 5 votes and 29 points ahead, the winner is ...

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Time for argument
Three days
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Two weeks
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Contender / Con
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1467
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~ 207 / 5,000

It isn't night and day when it comes to preventing gun violence. You don't have to choose between a mass shooting a week when everyone has guns or nobody having guns and not being able to defend themselves.

Round 1
Pro
Happy first debate, curlyhairkid. 


My first solution is the most obvious one. Ban guns. Guns acquired legally are way too easy to steal, any gun can be dangerous, whether in good hands or not, and most big shootings happen with a stolen registered firearm. 

Each round, we will give our rebuttals for the previous argument, but con may not give a rebuttal for the last round for fairness.
Con
Forfeited
Round 2
Pro
Another solution to gun violence would be strict controls, checking not only a persons criminal record, but their mental health, whether or not they have children, and their background. I have seen firsthand videos of little kids given free reign of assault rifles by entitled parents that forget about them seconds later.

Kids are a liability when it comes to weapons of mass destruction, surprisingly, as many school shootings in middle and high schools are by children who managed to obtain a gun. They cannot be trusted, even if conceal-carry owners can. That is justification enough as to why background checks should include children. 

A solution to keeping a gun if you have children: Everyone given a permit for a gun gets a specialized safe that can be installed in a wall with the price included with the gun. The safe can have a monitor that tells the owner:
1.) when the gun leaves the safe
2.) when the safe moves (In case it isn't installed yet)
This way, the gun is in full control of the owner, and children will be unable to take it and harm someone. 

I was thinking of giving my opponent another chance to refute the previous argument, but I already have once and I just want to keep moving.
Con
Forfeited
Round 3
Pro
Two debate in a row that ended in full forfeit. 

Guys, I'm trying to re-earn my voting privileges, I need an actual challenge to be able to win!

So, to the voters out there, this one's for you.

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    And had a most terrible fall.
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    With a bump on his head,
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    With noxious smells in my nose.
    But this one was easy,
    I only felt queasy,
    Because I was sniffing my toes.
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    Who had a lot of growing up to do.
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    When travelling he made such a fuss.
    He was banned from the train,
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    And now travels only by bus.
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    Who swallowed a packet of seeds.
    It soon came to pass,
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    But has all the tomatoes he needs.

Con
Forfeited