Parenting Debates & Hot Topics

Do you cringe when you see a toddler with a pacifier? Should kids do chores? Are time-outs ineffective? Join other parents to discuss hot topic issues. Guidelines for debate are as Follows: Because debate boards appeal to articulate people with strong opinions, discussions on debate boards are sometimes heated. Please take a moment to review our community guidelines. ~ Don\'t attack others. Personal attacks on others will not be tolerated. Challenge others\' points of view and opinions, but do so respectfully and thoughtfully ... without insult and personal attack. ~ Harassing, offensive, vulgar, abusive, hateful or bashing communications -- especially those aimed at sexual orientation, gender, race, color, religious views, national origin, or disability -- will not be permitted, you will receive one waring to your inbox...then you will be removed from the community if you receive any other complaints. ~Please be aware that the use of sarcasm to wound or belittle someone in a debate is not allowed and is considered attacking. These posts will be pulled as disruptive. ~Please report possible violations by using the \"report\" link that appears on every message. Thank You, and Happy Debating!

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DNA databases

There have been reports today that police forces in the European union will share DNA databases to help catch criminals. This has raised many questions regarding DNA databases...

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abusive relationship, help!

hi, im just posting cause i feel i cant talk to anybody and want other peoples views. im 21, me and my boyfriend have been together and lived together for 2 years...we have a 4...

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The Dream Act

What do you all think of the Dream Act? If you are unfamiliar, the Dream Act allows undocumented immigrants who arrived as children (legally or illegally) to apply for two...

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Smoking and kids

Here's one for you. Do you think that people working with children should not be allowed to smoke at work? Even though they are far away from kids when they do it there is...

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Child Olympians

Do you think it's good or bad parenting to train your child for the Olympics? Like gymnastics specificly I'm thinking of, these girls have to be training specificly for the...

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Toddlers and Tiara's??

Oh man, I feel so bad for these little girls in the pageants. I just feel it is wrong, and takes away childhood from these kids. Are your kids in pageants? WHY? If not, how...

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Legalizing Marijuana

In November, my state of California will be putting up a bill to legalize and tax marijuana. There are stipulations and limits to this measure, and while some here in my state...

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Should it be reopened?

After the tragic events in Aurora Colorado, should the theater be reopened? I am torn. I don't think if I lived there, I could go back. But then again, they did not close the...

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