[eDebate] Do not put it on the BALLOT
Zompetti at aol.com
Mon Apr 10 14:20:17 CDT 2006
In a message dated 4/10/2006 2:11:42 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
nicole.colston at gmail.com writes:
QUIT CHANGING THE SUBJECT! This is not about the topic committee, this is
about inclusion in debate. The resolution that "overturns Roe vs. Wade" has
the potential for more harm than good. What will this do to inclusion, how
will I explain this to novices?????
Are you kidding me???
Suppressing discussion of arguably the most important legal topic this
quarter century can only do more harm than good. How can you debate about the
Court and NOT debate about Roe?
Plus, your inclusion arguments cut both ways -- including ground for
OPPOSITION to overturning Roe seems to suggest that a great deal of space will be
open for inclusion. Of course, this doesn't mention the obvious critical Affs
that might be run to "overturn Roe."
This just seems silly to me -- if you're right that activism occurs in
debate and "debate is real world," then you should be able to muster up
progressive forces to engage these sorts of arguments IN THE DEBATE about overturning
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