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Date Tournament Round Motion
2017-03-17 North American Women & Gender Minorities Debating Championship 1 This house supports deaf parents' choice to deafen their children in utero.
2017-03-17 North American Women & Gender Minorities Debating Championship 2 This house supports the government suing meat producers/distributors to recover health care and environmental costs incurred by meat consumption.
2017-03-17 North American Women & Gender Minorities Debating Championship 3 This house, as the European Union, would reject Turkey's membership application to the European Union.
2017-03-17 North American Women & Gender Minorities Debating Championship 4 This house opposes the presence of external sex characteristics (uterus, vagina, breasts) at pro-women protests (eg, the Women's March on Washington).
2017-03-17 North American Women & Gender Minorities Debating Championship 5 This house opposes the societal idea that forgiveness is a virtue.
2017-03-17 North American Women & Gender Minorities Debating Championship Novice_Final This house opposes democracy.
2017-03-17 North American Women & Gender Minorities Debating Championship Open_Semis This house would prefer a world in which we never found out that Joseph Boyden has no Indigenous heritage.
2017-03-17 North American Women & Gender Minorities Debating Championship Open_Final This house believes that feminism is incompatible with capitalism.
2016-02-27 North American Women's (@ Hart House) 1 THR the rise of dating apps (e.g. Tinder, Grindr, Hitch, Hinge,etc.)
2016-02-27 North American Women's (@ Hart House) 2 THBT continued membership in the UN should be contingent on countries opting into universal jurisdiction.
2016-02-27 North American Women's (@ Hart House) 3 TH, as a minority parent in North America, would teach their kids not to trust the justice system, or figures of legal authority (e.g. police, judges, state prosecutors, etc.)
2016-02-27 North American Women's (@ Hart House) 4 TH would prefer the reclamation of disputed monuments (e.g. the Rhodes Status at Oxford, Voertrekker Monuments in South Africa, Yakusuni Shrine in Japan, etc.) to their destruction.
2016-02-27 North American Women's (@ Hart House) 5 THS legal abortions for men.
2016-02-27 North American Women's (@ Hart House) Novice_Finals THW preference a strong social media over a physical presence in protest culture.
2016-02-27 North American Women's (@ Hart House) Open_Semis TH, as the Nicaraguan people, opposes the construction of the Nicaraguan Canal.
2016-02-27 North American Women's (@ Hart House) Open_Finals THW prefer a world in which people are sedated to experience only mild emotions.
2014-02-14 North American Women's (@ McGill University) 1 THW ban religious and ethnic parties from running for election in developing democracies
2014-02-14 North American Women's (@ McGill University) 2 TH regrets the commercialization and mainstream popularization of grafitti.
2014-02-14 North American Women's (@ McGill University) 3 THBT NATO should maintain a standing army to which all members must commit a minimum number of troops.
2014-02-14 North American Women's (@ McGill University) 4 The “court of public opinion” refers to situations in which individuals are accused of wrongdoing, defended, and informally tried within public discourse rather than a court of law, and are subsequently treated differently based on society’s verdict(s). For example, Woody Allen is currently being tried within the court of public opinion. TH prefers a society with an active court of public opinion to one without.
2014-02-14 North American Women's (@ McGill University) 5 THW ban employers from creating contracts which prohibit employees from expressing their political views publicly.
2014-02-14 North American Women's (@ McGill University) Open_Semis THBT it is in the interest of minority rights groups (e.g. LGBTQ, women, racial minorities) to join forces in common protest rather than separately advocate for the individual interests.
2014-02-14 North American Women's (@ McGill University) Open_Finals Through NSA spy networks, this House - being the US gov't - has determined that the largest of several Ukrainian opposition groups (USAR) is imminently launching a violent coup against the Ukrainian government. THW warn the Ukrainian government.