Other tournament motions

1st round: THBT the usage of images of Prophet Mohammed should be banned.
2nd round: TH would trade with African Nations regardless of their social development goals.
3rd round: THBT parents who have had one child taken into care should be prevented from having another.
4th round: THBT all jobs should pay equally.

5th round: THW extend punishment for those convicted of corruption to family members who profit from that corruption.
Semi Final: TH supports an independent Tibet.
Grand Final: THW reduce the size of the state.

The tournament winners are "Pass the Dutch" (Eric Stam & Rob Honig).

From Flynn

NPDA Nationals Resolutions: 2008

TH should legalize prostitution
2This House should increase regulation of home school education.
3Ground the fleet
4 Mute the red phone
5The United States should value constructive engagement over isolation.
6 When in conflict, United States politicians should value their personal conscience over the will of the people.
7 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s responsibility for European defense should be transferred to the European Union.
8 The North American Free Trade Agreement should be dissolved.
Quad Octas The USFG should eliminate subsidies for the production of ethanol.
Triple Octas The United States Supreme Court should rule to substantially restrict gun ownership in the United States.
Double Octas The U.S. should substantially check growing Chinese influence in Africa.
Octas The United States Federal Government should expand the scope of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993.
Quarters Access to potable water should be a human right.
Semis Russia should reinstate the cold war with the United States.
Finals America needs a Presidential unity ticket.
From Tuna

Round 1: This house would introduce a minimum price restriction for the sale of all alcoholic beverages

Round 2: This house would legalise incest between consenting siblings of the age of majority

Round 3: This house loves the smell of napalm in the morning (Open Motion)

Round 4: This house would force pharmaceurtical companies to give full disclosure of clincial trials

Round 5: This house believes the government should never fund IVF treatment

Semi-Final: This house would refuse to recognise an independent Kosovo

Final: This house would restrict access to pro-anorexia websites

From: http://worlddebating.blogspot.com/2008/03/corkgalway-win-ancients-2008.html

R1.: This house believes that the white man should appologise to all his colonies

R2: This house believes that celebrating chatolic religious holidays as national holidays discriminates other religions.

R3: This house believes that human trafficking should become a much more important EU priority

R4: This house believes that conformism will destroy the world 

R5: This house believes that the people of the EU should decide about the Lisabon treaty on referendums

Finals: This house believes that the EU should establish an Ombudsman institution for the human rights of economic migrants.

Motions:Round 1: Education
THB Korean universities should have the right to select their students based on their own standards.
THW require high school students take classes in fine art and music.
THB single sex schools are more effective than coeducational schools.
Round 2: THB that governments should exclusively use open source software for all administrative tasks.
Round 3: Sports
THB all professional sporting leagues should have wage caps for their athletes.
THW allow the use of performance enhancing drugs in sports.
THW require all nations participating in the Olympics to include female athletes in their delegations.
Round 4: Pop Culture and Media
THW censor obscene lyrics in music.
THB politicians should not be allowed to own media companies.
THB the Academy Awards do more harm than good.
Round 5: THB developing nations should nationalize their energy resources.

Round 6: Economics
THW abolish the inheritance tax.
THW abandon regional trading blocs for global, multilateral trade.
THB China's position as the world's factory does more harm than good.
Octofinals: Law and Order
THW have juries participate in all criminal trials.
THW post information about pedophiles on the Internet.
THB all white collar criminals should serve mandatory jail time.
Quarter Finals & Rookie Semi Finals: Massive Engineering Projects
THW join the race to build the world's tallest building.
THW outlaw the reclamation of coastal wetland areas for development.
THB deep space exploration is a waste of resources.
Semifinals: International Relations
THS the partitioning of countries plagued by ethnic violence.
THB the United Nations should have a standing army.
THW make Jerusalem a UN protectorate.
Grand Final: THB minority communities brought over during past colonial rule have a right to reparations.

Round 1: This house would withdraw state funding for gay pride events

Round 2:This house believes that the state should fund the establishment of imam training colleges in Europe

Round 3: This house believes that the state should provide basic income to all its citizens

Round 4: This house would introduce an EU-wide system of tradable quotas for asylum seekers

Round 5: This house believes that the state has a right to limit individual freedoms even when there is no harm to third parties

Semi final: This house believes that the EU should adopt different categories of membership

Final: This house would hold biological parents to the same standards as adoptive ones

Round 1. This house would Use GM Technology to Feed Africa

Round 2. This house would Stop doctors from opting out of procedures on ethical grounds

Round 3. This house would support Turkish military action in Kurdistan

Round 4: This house would not give the contraceptive pill to people under 18

Round 5: This house would give to every citizen an equal share of revenue raised from the sale of public/national assets

Finals: This house would hand Kosovo back to Serbia

(Thanks debatie and GRM for the motions)

Round 1: This house would force supermarkets to give more money to farmers
Round 2: This house supports state sterilization of those in institutions for mentally ill
Round 3: This house would introduce compulsory organ donation without exception
Polfinale: N/A
Finale: This house believes in the three states solution for Iraq

R1: This house would recognise an independed Kosovo
R2: This house would criminalise the payment of ransom
R3: This house would introduce a EU-wide salary cap for footballers
R4: This house believes that the state should not fund any form of fertility treatment
Finals: THB That The European Union Should Have A Common Foreign Policy.

Final - This house believes in an obligation to remain plugged in to the violinist.

Semis - Even if it is effective, This house believes that torture is not acceptable.

Quarters - This house would not distinguish between the freedom of belief and the freedom of religion.

Octos - This house believes a just state would be libertarian

Preliminary Rounds:

This house opposes the registration of sex offenders

This house prefers a draft to stop-loss

This house would ban Kidnap & Rescue insurance.

This house supports Jury Nullification

This house believes that holocaust denial is not hate speech. Assuming no racial bias,

This house supports capital punishment.


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