Provide the facts, crediting sources that support your objections.

Debate Part Two: Con Side of the issueAfter you have received your commentary from me for Part One, complete the following challenge of your first presentation. You are the Con side. You will want to review the material on the opposition/rebuttal strategies and plan your challenge to your first speech. I expect you address/include all the key opposing ideas that exist about these issues.• Open with claim that embodies your opposition and indicates what strategy/strategies you will be using to oppose the proposition.• Provide the facts, crediting sources that support your objections.• Address any value issues from the first speech and either argue it is the wrong value so offer another or show how the status quo already supports it, or offer a value that you believe should be higher.• Use reasoning to defend, support 1-3.• Address the solution and what you like, dislike about it. Why it won’t work or offer something better. Or, show how the current system is working or with minor repairs can work.• End with a a restatement of your claim and why you believe this is the best solution.CriteriaOpening claim that opposes the pro debate claims.Open with claim that embodies your opposition and indicates what strategy/strategies you will be using to oppose the proposition.Provides sufficient support.Provide the facts, crediting sources that support your objections.Addresses and argues the value issues.Address any value issues from the first speech and either argue it is the wrong value so offer another or show how the status quo already supports it, or offer a value that you believe should be higher.Uses sufficient reasoning.Use reasoning to defend the claim, data and value arguments that have been made in this rebuttal.Addresses the Opponent side’s solution.Address the solution and what you like, dislike about it. Why it won’t work or offer something better. Or, show how the current system is working or with minor repairs can work.
Ends with a strong closing argument.End with a restatement of your claim and why you believe this is the best solution.