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Date Tournament Round Motion
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 1 THW allow local communities to vote to reduce the amount of policing present within their districts
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 2 THBT China should remove its restrictions on rural to urban migrants.
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 3 THP a world where everyone has Highly Superior Autobiographical (with info slide)
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 4 Given that private gun ownership is legal, THS the existence of women's gun rights organizations (with info slide)
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 5 THBT African countries should adopt English as the principal language of instruction in schools
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Novice_Final THO the dominant narrative in popular culture that there exists a soulmate for everyone
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Open_Quarters In countries that have the death penalty, THW implement execution duty (with info slide)
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Open_Semis THW allow individuals to sue religious organizations for compensation for the harmful effects of choices made as a result of adherence to religious doctrine
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Open_Final THBT it is the Moral Imperative of Liberals within Eastern European countries to stay within their Home Country rather than Emigrate to More Progressive Countries
2016-12-10 Birmingham IV 1 This house regrets Disney's use of indigenous characters and settings in their films
2016-12-10 Birmingham IV 2 This house believes that pro-remain political parties and campaign groups should launch a class action suit against prominent members of the Leave campaign for Fraud
2016-12-10 Birmingham IV 3 This house believes that the Trump administration should abandon the One-China policy
2016-12-10 Birmingham IV 4 In post conflict societies, This house would grant amnesty to perpetrators of crimes rather than seeking prosecutions
2016-12-10 Birmingham IV 5 This house would make membership of Trade Unions compulsory
2016-12-10 Birmingham IV Open_Quarters This house would ban organisations from promoting abstinence
2016-12-10 Birmingham IV Open_Semis This house regrets the inclusion of the People's Mobilization Forces in the war against the Islamic State
2016-12-10 Birmingham IV Open_Final This house believes that Eastern European states should destroy monuments from their Soviet Union period
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open 1 As Adopting Parents, TH would tell its child it is adopted only after its teenage years
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open 2 TH would ban all non-medical research into the genetics of race (For example, the effect of race on intelligence, morality, etc.)
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open 3 TH would allow the police to use entrapment
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open 4 TH regrets the rise of the hookup culture (* The hookup culture is one which accepts and encourages casual sexual encounters focused on physical pleasure, without necessarily including emotional bonding)
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open 5 TH believes that developing nations should ban political parties from handing out food and basic necessities.
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open Open_Semis TH regrets the Colombian government's decision to hold a referendum on the FARC peace deal.
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open Open_Final THW prefer a world where people cannot lie
2016-01-23 Queen Mary IV 1 TH Supports Voluntourism
2016-01-23 Queen Mary IV 2 THBT it is in the UK's interest to leave the EU
2016-01-23 Queen Mary IV 3 THW ban boarding schools
2016-01-23 Queen Mary IV 4 THW introduce mixed-gender low security prisons
2016-01-23 Queen Mary IV Open_Final THBT student unions should not take political positions that do not directly pertain to tertiary education
2015-11-22 Cambridge Women's Open 1 THBT governments should place no restrictions on how welfare payments, excluding child benefit, are spent.
2015-11-22 Cambridge Women's Open 2 THBT social disgust is sufficient justification for censoring art.
2015-11-22 Cambridge Women's Open 3 THW legally permit soldiers to refuse to participate in military actions or missions on the basis of conscience.
2015-11-22 Cambridge Women's Open 4 THBT states should take high numbers of refugees, even when faced with strong democratic opposition.
2015-11-22 Cambridge Women's Open ESL_Final THBT Britain should pay reparations to its former colonies.
2015-11-22 Cambridge Women's Open Open_Final THR the Rise of the Rom-Com Genre.
2015-11-07 Westminster Open 2015 1 THW ban cosmetic surgery
2015-11-07 Westminster Open 2015 2 THBT African countries should adopt English as the principal language of instruction in schools
2015-11-07 Westminster Open 2015 3 THW only fund medicine based on its impact on Quality Adjusted Life Years (with info slide)
2015-11-07 Westminster Open 2015 4 TH, as the West, would cooperate with Russia in its military intervention in Syria (with info slide)
2015-11-07 Westminster Open 2015 Novice_Final THBT the media should not report on the private lives of politicians
2015-11-07 Westminster Open 2015 Open_Semis THBT female game designers should prioritise over everything else the creation of female characters
2015-11-07 Westminster Open 2015 Open_Finals THW ban scientific research into the genetics of race
2015-10-31 Imperial Open 2016 1 THW compel colleges to pay athletes as professionals (with info slide)
2015-10-31 Imperial Open 2016 2 THBT the EU should enforce freedom of movement within current Schengen countries (with info slide)
2015-10-31 Imperial Open 2016 3 TH supports Lean In feminism (with info slide)
2015-10-31 Imperial Open 2016 4 THW ban adoption agencies which select families on religious grounds
2015-10-31 Imperial Open 2016 Open_Semis THBT states should strive to reduce inequality even after everyone has enough for an acceptable quality of life
2015-10-31 Imperial Open 2016 Open_Finals THW allow students to vote on the curriculum they are taught in schools
2015-10-17 KCL IV 1 THW cap every company's highest salary at 10x the lowest salary within that company.
2015-10-17 KCL IV 2 In countries with few female politicians, THBT it is good to have a politically active First Lady.
2015-10-17 KCL IV 3 THW introduce a tax on "low brow" entertainment in order to subsidise "high brow" art.
2015-10-17 KCL IV 4 THBT criminal justice policy should be outsourced to technocrats instead of elected representatives.
2015-10-17 KCL IV Novice_Final TH as Western Countries ( EU, US, Canada, Australia) would stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia.
2015-10-17 KCL IV Open_Semis THBT militaries should aggressively engage in the genetic and bionic enhancement of consenting soldiers.
2015-10-17 KCL IV Open_Final THBT the US and it's allies should announce Intentions to capture and try, as opposed to assassinate the leaders of Da'esh (IS)
2015-07-25 SOAS Open 2015 1 This House would heavily financially incentivise companies to take current prisoners as interns or apprentices
2015-07-25 SOAS Open 2015 2 This House, as a vegan, would actively and persistently seek to convert those around you to veganism or vegetarianism
2015-07-25 SOAS Open 2015 3 This House regrets the large number of UN resolutions issued against Israel (with info slide)
2015-07-25 SOAS Open 2015 4 This House would disproportionately hire African Americans in the US police force
2015-07-25 SOAS Open 2015 Open_Finals This House opposes the commodification of feminism (with info slide)
2015-03-27 Cardiff Open 2015 1 THBT the EU should guarantee membership to seceding regions of member states
2015-03-27 Cardiff Open 2015 2 THW grant prison wardens the right to extend prison sentences as a punishment (with info slide)
2015-03-27 Cardiff Open 2015 3 THBT the USA should publicly cease its efforts to prevent Iran from developing Nuclear Weapons
2015-03-27 Cardiff Open 2015 4 THW force fathers to take paternity leave
2015-03-27 Cardiff Open 2015 Open_Finals THW aggressively stream children from an early age, according to academic ability
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 1 THW allow local communities to vote to reduce the amount of policing present within their districts
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 2 THBT China should remove its restrictions on rural to urban migrants.
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 3 THP a world where everyone has Highly Superior Autobiographical (with info slide)
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 4 Given that private gun ownership is legal, THS the existence of women's gun rights organizations (with info slide)
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 5 THBT African countries should adopt English as the principal language of instruction in schools
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Novice_Final THO the dominant narrative in popular culture that there exists a soulmate for everyone
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Open_Quarters In countries that have the death penalty, THW implement execution duty (with info slide)
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Open_Semis THW allow individuals to sue religious organizations for compensation for the harmful effects of choices made as a result of adherence to religious doctrine
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Open_Final THBT it is the Moral Imperative of Liberals within Eastern European countries to stay within their Home Country rather than Emigrate to More Progressive Countries
2016-09-03 Istanbul Meridyen Debating Academy 1 THBT governments should strictly regulate construction and renovation in order to preserve historical architecture (buildings, parks, public spaces etc).
2016-09-03 Istanbul Meridyen Debating Academy 2 THW ban self-learning sex robots that aim to be highly gratifying and realistic
2016-09-03 Istanbul Meridyen Debating Academy 3 THW permanently remove from service Imams who are stationed in places where an honour killing has occured
2016-09-03 Istanbul Meridyen Debating Academy 4 THW not use scientific data acquired through non-ethical experiments
2016-09-03 Istanbul Meridyen Debating Academy Open_Final THW rebuild the Husartsan memorial
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 1 TH regrets the rise of social media as a primary source of news distribution
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 2 TH supports Barack Obama's statements that emphasise African- Americans taking individual responsibility for improving their own position in life
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 3 THW create state-run centres where individuals can purchase and consume psychedelic* drugs *drugs whose primary effect is to alter cognition and perception e.g. LSD and Magic Mushrooms
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 4 TH supports strong government intervention to prevent gentrification* *process when significant numbers of wealthier people move to a poor area
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 5 THBT the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra should regularly play the works of Richard Wagner
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 6 TH regrets the mass commercialisation of football
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 7 TH supports Sanctuary Cities in the United States
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 8 THBT Latin American states should provide extensive material support for a military coup against the Venezualan government
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 9 THBT the European Union should fund satirical* publications in its member states that target far-right political parties * the use of humour and exaggeration to criticize
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 ESL_Quarters THBT Western States should fund the spread of atheism in Iraq through provision of education, health care and welfare
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 ESL_Semis TH regrets the safe space movement’s attempts to significantly limit speech on university campuses
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 ESL_Final THBT western nations should support breakaway states in former Soviet Union (e.g. East Ukraine or South Ossetia) after free and fair referendum.
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 Open_Partial_Octos TH supports BRICS* countries creating alternatives to the current international economic institutions (i.e. the IMF, the World Bank, and the World Trade Organisation) * Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 Open_Quarters THW require the economic policies of political parties to be approved by an independent panel of experts before being used in campaigns
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 Open_Semis TH supports Iran’s extension of the Sharia principle of “an eye for an eye” to the victims of acid attacks
2016-08-14 Warsaw EUDC 2016 Open_Final THW nationalize and provide public access to the Metadata being gathered by online multinational companies.
2015-11-22 Cambridge Women's Open 1 THBT governments should place no restrictions on how welfare payments, excluding child benefit, are spent.
2015-11-22 Cambridge Women's Open 2 THBT social disgust is sufficient justification for censoring art.
2015-11-22 Cambridge Women's Open 3 THW legally permit soldiers to refuse to participate in military actions or missions on the basis of conscience.
2015-11-22 Cambridge Women's Open 4 THBT states should take high numbers of refugees, even when faced with strong democratic opposition.
2015-11-22 Cambridge Women's Open ESL_Final THBT Britain should pay reparations to its former colonies.
2015-11-22 Cambridge Women's Open Open_Final THR the Rise of the Rom-Com Genre.
2015-11-13 Oxford IV 1 This House Would Ban Religious Primary and Secondary Schools
2015-11-13 Oxford IV 2 This house believes US immigration policy should only prioritise merit-based standards of acceptance over the reunification of families.
2015-11-13 Oxford IV 3 This house would end penalty enhancements for hate crimes.
2015-11-13 Oxford IV 4 This House believes that Western Liberal Democracies should boycott the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2015-11-13 Oxford IV 5 This house would allow opponents of abortion to sign legally-binding contracts with pregnant women, in which they pay those pregnant women not to have an abortion.
2015-11-13 Oxford IV ESL_Semi THW accept 'I was only following orders' as a defence in war crimes trials
2015-11-13 Oxford IV ESL_Final THR the institutions of marriage and civil partnership
2015-11-13 Oxford IV Novice_Final THW create and enforce filial responsibility laws (mandating that people take care of their parents)" - or words to that effect
2015-11-13 Oxford IV Open_Quarters THR the rise of mega-cities
2015-11-13 Oxford IV Open_Semis THBT after 50 years of ownership the state should have the right to repossess all works of painting or sculpture for the purpose of public display
2015-11-13 Oxford IV Open_Final A new planet has been discovered identical to Earth. 1 of 2 systems can be implemented on this planet (or words to that effect). THW implement communism over capitalism.
2015-10-24 SOAS IV 1 THW give women two votes in political elections
2015-10-24 SOAS IV 2 THBT law enforcement organisations should never provide incentives to gang members to inform on their superiors (e.g. plea bargains or monetary rewards)
2015-10-24 SOAS IV 3 TH regrets the decline in oil prices over the last 18 months
2015-10-24 SOAS IV 4 THBT Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is good for America
2015-10-24 SOAS IV 5 THW allow countries to pay other countries to settle refugees who reach their borders
2015-10-24 SOAS IV ESL_Final THBT countries, like Switzerland, that were neutral in WW II should pay financial reparations to states occupied by the Nazis
2015-10-24 SOAS IV Open_Quarters THBT the state should reclaim a fixed proportion of all charitable giving and redistribute it to other charities on the basis of their effectiveness
2015-10-24 SOAS IV Open_Semis THBT the trans movement should actively seek to separate themselves, their issues and their collective identity from the LGBTQ movement in their campaigns and in the public consciousness
2015-10-24 SOAS IV Open_Final THW prefer a world in which there are no extreme emotions such as boiling rage, falling madly in love, extreme grief etc
2015-10-10 UCD IV 1 THW require approval from local referenda for all major land development decisions (e.g stadiums, airport extensions, railways etc.)
2015-10-10 UCD IV 2 THS the July 2015 decision of the UK government to deny a visa to Tyler the Creator
2015-10-10 UCD IV 3 THBT the West should abandon its foreign policy aim of removing Assad from power
2015-10-10 UCD IV 4 THW allow asylum seekers to work
2015-10-10 UCD IV 5 THBT the government should only fund further education courses that have high graduate employment rates
2015-10-10 UCD IV Open_Semis THBT political parties’ Cabinets and Shadow Cabinets should be elected by the members of that party
2015-10-10 UCD IV Open_Final THR the overwhelming narrative of good triumphing over evil in children’s entertainment
2015-02-28 Leiden Open 1 This House would allow euthanasia for consenting adults and children
2015-02-28 Leiden Open 2 This House believes that democratic countries should not allow family members of recent presidents to run for office
2015-02-28 Leiden Open 3 This House believes that the EU should introduce a unified tax system for companies
2015-02-28 Leiden Open 4 This House would ban the provision of amnesties for serious crimes commited during wartime
2015-02-28 Leiden Open 5 This House opposes organised religion
2015-02-28 Leiden Open Novice_Final This House would cut all benefits from those able but unwilling to work
2015-02-28 Leiden Open Open_Semi This House would make soldiers, upon return from the battlefield, take a pill that lets them forget about the war
2015-02-28 Leiden Open Open_Final This House believes that capitalism is absolutely incompatible with long term peace
2016-11-18 Cambridge IV 1 This House would abolish all government schemes that provide grants, tax-breaks or loans at preferential terms to home buyers
2016-11-18 Cambridge IV 2 THBT indigenous groups in parliamentary democracies should form independent political parties instead of encouraging their members to vote for, and run on behalf of, existing parties
2016-11-18 Cambridge IV 3 This House believes that governments should make available a publicly searchable database containing the income, wealth and taxes paid by all citizens
2016-11-18 Cambridge IV 4 This House would prohibit the use of predictive algorithms in criminal trials
2016-11-18 Cambridge IV 5 This House, as Israel, opposes a Iran nuclear deal
2016-11-18 Cambridge IV ESL_Semi This House believes that membership of the EAEU is in the interests of Central Asian states.
2016-11-18 Cambridge IV Novice_Final This House would allow individuals to sue the government when the government has failed to provide a basic standard of living.
2016-11-18 Cambridge IV Open_Quarter This House believes that states should focus on negotiating bilateral trade agreements over large, regional agreements such as the TPP and RCEP.
2016-11-18 Cambridge IV Open_Final This House prefers a world in which Islam is structured around a strong, central governing authority (e.g. The Pope in Catholicism)
2016-07-10 SSE Riga Debate Academy 1 THW remove all sin taxes
2016-07-10 SSE Riga Debate Academy 2 THW ban the use of armed unmanned aerial vehicles (armed drones) during warfare
2016-07-10 SSE Riga Debate Academy 3 THW give parents full access to their children's social media accounts
2016-07-10 SSE Riga Debate Academy 4 THS vigilantism in areas of severe socio-economic deprivation
2016-07-10 SSE Riga Debate Academy Open_Final THW create a standing army for the European Union
2016-03-19 Durham Australs 1.1 That we should tax and redistribute wealth contained in university endowment funds
2016-03-19 Durham Australs 1.2 That universities should make use of quotas for ideological groups (e.g. conservatives) for teaching and research staff
2016-03-19 Durham Australs 1.3 That the state should employ more non university graduates and use tax penalties to encourage other employers to do the same
2016-03-19 Durham Australs 2.1 That the EU should require member states to set common rules and rates for corporate taxation
2016-03-19 Durham Australs 2.2 That investors should divest from fossil fuel companies
2016-03-19 Durham Australs 2.3 That the US should have aggressively pushed for the inclusion of China in the TPP
2016-03-19 Durham Australs 3.1 That as the Catholic church we should deny communion to politicians who vote contrary to its teachings
2016-03-19 Durham Australs 3.2 That we should have a truth and reconciliation commission for Catholic church abuse
2016-03-19 Durham Australs 3.3 That the West should seek to fund moderate Islamic religious groups in the Middle East
2016-03-19 Durham Australs 4.1 That Pacific Rim countries should make Australian participation in future trade agreements contingent on the abandonment of their asylum seeker detention policy
2016-03-19 Durham Australs 4.2 That Australia should automatically trigger an election when the governing party replaces the prime minister
2016-03-19 Durham Australs 4.3 That despite the opposition of the Myanmar government the international community should set up a safe haven for the Rohingyas in Myanmar
2016-03-19 Durham Australs 5.1 That we should apply the same criminal sanctions to late term abortions and infanticide
2016-03-19 Durham Australs 5.2 That we should replace the institution of the family with well run state child raising facilities
2016-03-19 Durham Australs 5.3 That we should allow individuals to enter contracts specifying conditions on their relationship e.g. salary level, weight limits, frequency of sex
2016-03-19 Durham Australs Open_Semis_1 That we regret the possibility of jury nullification
2016-03-19 Durham Australs Open_Semis_2 That we should implement Good Samaritan laws (legally obliging bystanders to assist those in danger, unless doing so would place them at serious risk)
2016-03-19 Durham Australs Open_Semis_3 That illegally gathered evidence should be admissible in court
2016-03-19 Durham Australs Open_Finals_1 That state level affiliates of the Democratic Party in conservative states should disaffiliate and establish a new party
2016-03-19 Durham Australs Open_Finals_2 That US presidential primaries in all states should be run on the same date
2016-03-19 Durham Australs Open_Finals_3 That the West should select and train local activists to oppose 'third termist' leaders (those trying to subvert or remove term limits) in Sub-Saharan Africa
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 1 THW allow local communities to vote to reduce the amount of policing present within their districts
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 2 THBT China should remove its restrictions on rural to urban migrants.
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 3 THP a world where everyone has Highly Superior Autobiographical (with info slide)
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 4 Given that private gun ownership is legal, THS the existence of women's gun rights organizations (with info slide)
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 5 THBT African countries should adopt English as the principal language of instruction in schools
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Novice_Final THO the dominant narrative in popular culture that there exists a soulmate for everyone
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Open_Quarters In countries that have the death penalty, THW implement execution duty (with info slide)
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Open_Semis THW allow individuals to sue religious organizations for compensation for the harmful effects of choices made as a result of adherence to religious doctrine
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Open_Final THBT it is the Moral Imperative of Liberals within Eastern European countries to stay within their Home Country rather than Emigrate to More Progressive Countries
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 1 THW Give Extra Votes to Individuals who Live in Areas with Consistently Low Voter Turnout
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 2 This House Believes That the state should pay a salary to stay-at-home parents
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 3 Given the existence of "SASP Glasses" technology, This House Would ban them.
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 4 This House Believes That western tech companies should collectively refuse to comply with the Russian personal information law
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 5 This House Believes That developed nations should not recruit high-skilled workers (Such as doctors, engineers, etc.) from developing countries
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 Open_Semis Given the ability to accurately measure the moral track record of a person, This House Would criminalize having a consistently negative moral track record
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 Open_Final This House Believes that the Election of Donald Trump Serves the Interests of Russian Citizens
2016-11-11 Oxford IV 1 When police are put on trial for alleged instances of a violent wrongdoing, this House would decrease the burden of proof to the balance of probabilities.
2016-11-11 Oxford IV 2 This House would allow negative voting.
2016-11-11 Oxford IV 3 This House believes that armies should indoctrinate soldiers to take their own lives in the event that they fall captive to the enemy.
2016-11-11 Oxford IV 4 This House believes that the state should promote the norm of the 'single life'.
2016-11-11 Oxford IV 5 This House believes that NATO should expel members that do not meet the organisation's defence spending targets.
2016-10-28 Belgrade Open 2016 1 THW prosecute violent fouls in sports as criminal assault
2016-10-28 Belgrade Open 2016 2 THBT ICC should forcefeed detainees going on hunger strike.
2016-10-28 Belgrade Open 2016 3 TH, as China, would allow women, and only women, to marry multiple male partners
2016-10-28 Belgrade Open 2016 4 THBT Israel should Privatize the West Bank Checkpoints
2016-10-28 Belgrade Open 2016 5 THR the overwhelming narrative of good triumphing over evil in childrens
2016-10-28 Belgrade Open 2016 Open_Semis THW rather be a part of “Club 27” thank live an average anonymous
2016-10-28 Belgrade Open 2016 Open_Final In retrospect, THW have preferred Truth and Reconciliation Comissions over the ICTY to deal with the aftermath of the Yugoslav Wars
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open 1 TH, as Catholics, would oppose the canonisation of Mother Theresa.
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open 2 TH believes that the US Government should provide significant campaign funding for congressmen and senators who score highly on bi-partisan metrics*. *Scores derived from instances of voting with the other party, co-sponsoring bills, etc., calculated by independent bodies.
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open 3 TH believes that the life in the cartel is a better life for Tony Montana than a life of following the law.
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open 4 TH believes that the state’s general economic approach should be to promote policies which seek to maximise net economic gain*, even when it comes at the expense of structural unemployment. * For example free trade agreements and the automation of labour.
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open 5 TH believes that Japan should depict the act of Inseki-Jisatsu as cowardly.
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open 6 TH believes that liberal states should provide legal and financial aid to citizens who wish to permanently emigrate from them.
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open Open_Semis TH believes that it is within the interest of Tibetans to assimilate with China.
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open Open_Final TH would allow the “Cultural Defence” in all criminal proceedings.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 1 THW make the number of votes an individual has inversely proportional to their wealth (i.e. the more wealth an individual has the fewer votes in an election).
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 2 TalkToys are dolls with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and speech recognition software that enable them to engage in an actual conversation with children (they have a lexicon of thousands of prescript responses). TalkToys are meant to serve as a companion to the child, and they are in the late stages of development. Prominent examples of toys that will be able to talk include Barbie, G.I Joe and Star Wars and Action Figures. THW Ban TalkToys.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 3 The NRA, National Rifle Association of America, is a lobbying group in Washington. Its notable actions include influencing legislation aimed to deregulate gun ownership laws, initiating lawsuits against municipalities that have banned or have placed strict regulations on firearm laws, and endorsing candidates mainly of the Republican Party. THBT the US should require the NRA to pay reparations to victims of gun violence.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 4 THW suspend trade unions and labour protection laws in times of economic crisis.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 5 Conscription is mandatory in Egypt for males of ages between 18 to 30. The service obligation is between 12 to 36 months and is followed by a 9-year reserve duty. THBT Egypt Should Conscript Women to Female-Only Units.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 6 THBT Sex Education Classes in Schools Should Teach Techniques For Pure Sexual Gratification (including, but not limited to, anal sex, oral sex, mutual gratification and masturbation).
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 7 THW release inmates from jail solely on the basis of their rehabilitation and not upon the completion of a predetermined period of time.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 ProAm_Final During the first centuries AD there was no religious law demanding clerical celibacy in the Catholic sect of Christianity, and there is no direct mentioning of such a requirement in the New Testament. Celibacy is being thought to have been universally adopted by Catholiscm after a decision made by a council in 12th century. TH, as Pope Francis, would remove the requirement of catholic priests to take a vow of celibacy.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 Open_Semis THBT jobs that are deemed to be of moral value or societal importance should have their wages set by the state.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 Open_Final THBT using Human Shield tactics, by the weaker side, can be justified in a-symmetrical wars.
2015-11-13 Oxford IV 1 This House Would Ban Religious Primary and Secondary Schools
2015-11-13 Oxford IV 2 This house believes US immigration policy should only prioritise merit-based standards of acceptance over the reunification of families.
2015-11-13 Oxford IV 3 This house would end penalty enhancements for hate crimes.
2015-11-13 Oxford IV 4 This House believes that Western Liberal Democracies should boycott the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2015-11-13 Oxford IV 5 This house would allow opponents of abortion to sign legally-binding contracts with pregnant women, in which they pay those pregnant women not to have an abortion.
2015-11-13 Oxford IV ESL_Semi THW accept 'I was only following orders' as a defence in war crimes trials
2015-11-13 Oxford IV ESL_Final THR the institutions of marriage and civil partnership
2015-11-13 Oxford IV Novice_Final THW create and enforce filial responsibility laws (mandating that people take care of their parents)" - or words to that effect
2015-11-13 Oxford IV Open_Quarters THR the rise of mega-cities
2015-11-13 Oxford IV Open_Semis THBT after 50 years of ownership the state should have the right to repossess all works of painting or sculpture for the purpose of public display
2015-11-13 Oxford IV Open_Final A new planet has been discovered identical to Earth. 1 of 2 systems can be implemented on this planet (or words to that effect). THW implement communism over capitalism.