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Jury nullification is a fascinating phenomenon, and the significant level of controversy surrounding it makes it ripe for debate. Hence, this challenge--it should be fun. For the full debate topic, definitions, the debate's rules, consult the "full description." Acceptance of this debate constitutes acceptance of these rules and definitions.

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A fetus is not part of the mother’s body.

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strict gun laws are part of the reason new york is a very safe cityhttp://nycitylens.com/wp-content/guns/new-york-city-and-its-gun-laws-how-strict-are-they/index.html

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Although there are now more guns in our society but fewer people own them, the gain has been that a small number of kooks are stock piling

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The government has plans for attempts against the government and would easily put them down https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelpeck/2012/11/15/how-the-u-s-military-would-crush-a-tea-party-rebellion/#5460cf5475bc

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Was the 2010s great?

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Is religion harmful? Rules of the debate are: 1. Don't use logical fallacies. 2. No swearing or name calling. 3. Give evidence, and not feelings. 4. Stay on topic. 5. Give counter arguments. 6. Don't be stupid. 7. Don't be fool. Good luck.

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I'll argue that the US is becoming one of the worst places to live in the developed world, and will do so within the century, you'll argue it is not.

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Among the 62 mass shootings over the last 30 years that we studied, not a single case includes evidence that the killer chose to target a place because it banned guns

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I am arguing that without counter culture America would be better off. Round 1 arguments Round 2 rebuttal and arguments Round 3 rebuttals

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If the Right wing types get together to over throw the government they are looking at a route

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the conventional view of Prohibition is not supported by the facts.

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At least it isn't elephants.

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The United States doesn't actually suffer from higher rates of crime what it does experience is higher , much higher levels of violent VIOLENT crime because of the prevalence of guns in our society https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/10/2/16399418/us-gun-violence-statistics-maps-charts

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