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James Kowalski Rhetoric 10.02 Ozge Girit 4/30/2007 Debate Critique The point that was raised by the opposition that I felt was the most convincing was that some religions use alcohol in ceremonies and it is everyone’s right to practice whatever religion they choose to. This is a pretty strong argument against the banning of alcohol because the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights specifically states that, “congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof”. The United States has a significant number of Christians and many of the Christian faith drink wine as a part of mass. An alcohol ban would directly affect their right to exercise their religious belief, which is a violation of the First Amendment. This is a convincing argument because it is likely that a ban of this nature would have a very hard time passing through congress seeing that it would attract so much negative attention. The strongest point that was raised by my group (the affirming) was that of the
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2008 for the course HIST 016 taught by Professor Ivers during the Spring '08 term at University of Iowa.

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