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Manchester IV 2012

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Round 1: This house belives that India should remove its ban on ‘The Satanic Verses’
Round 2: This house would invest in big casinos to rejuvenate economically disadvantaged areas
Round 3: This house belives the Greek Government should reject the latest EU, ECB & IMF bailout agreement
Round 4: This house belives the Gay Rights Movement should oppose Gay Pride Parades in Western Liberal Democracies
Round 5: This house belives that the states of former Yugoslavia should create a unified football league
Open QF: This house belives that Vladmir Putin should make a credible public offer to the United States for joint decommissioning of their entire nuclear arsenal
ESL SF: This house belives that the Media should not show images of police brutality
Open SF: This house belives that film stars, music stars & other popular entertainers should be prohibited from participating in political campaigns
ESL Final: This house would grant automatic asylum to women from countries under sharia law
Open Final: This house belives that Western European countries should teach an overwhelmingly negative version of their imperial histories

SOAS IV 2011

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Round 1: This house would give harsher punishments to those who commit crimes during riots
Round 2: This house would have minimum quotas for different ethnic groups living in public housing estates
Round 3: This house believes that serving military generals should be prohibited from talking to the Media
Round 4: This house believes that the Indian Government Should Ban marriage between Members of the Same Caste
Round 5: This house would create a free market for the sale of babies
Quarter: This house believes that Mexico Should Legalise the Sale, Production and Transit of all Drugs
ESL semi: This house would allow constituents to recall their elected representatives
Semi: This house would end all subsidies for small farms
ESL final: This house believes that the countries of former Yugoslavia should create a common history curriculum and textbooks
Final: This houseregrets the extra judicial killing of Colonel Gaddafi

Melbourne Mini 2011

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Debate motions from the Melbourne Mini 2011 debate tournament

R1: THW sell uranium to India.
R2. THBT Facebook should remove pages that joke about rape.
R3. THW take drastic action against Syria.
R4: THW break up companies deemed too big to fail.
R5: THBT marriage licenses should have to be renewed periodically.
R6: THW ban all blood sports involving animals.
SF: THW allow health care professionals to opt out of any stage of abortion, including before & after care.
Final: THBT the US should support Palestinian statehood.

WUDC 2009 Cork Motions

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Final : That this house would allow abortion at all stages of pregnancy
Semi Final: This house believes governments should subsidise private home ownership.
Qtr Final: This house believes that the international criminal court should prosecute crimes against the democratic process.
Octo Final: This house would arm local militia to fight the taliban in Afghanistan.
ESL Final: This house would implement quotas for domestic players in national football leagues.
EFL Final: This house would prohibit all private health care.
Round 9: This house would ban the publication of political opinion polls.
Round 8: This house would apply a lower rate of income tax to women.
Round 7: This house believes that the west should recognise the independence of Abkhazia.
Round 6: This house would criminalise adultery.
Round 5: This house believes that China and India should bear the same obligations as the West in fighting climate change
Round 4: This house would force the religious desegregation of Northern Irish schools.
Round 3: This house would allow soldiers to sue their government for negligence.
Round 2: This house would fire the senior managements of all corporations which receive government bailouts.
Round 1: This house would ban all forms of gambling.
Womens Debate: This house would ban all forms of religious gender discrimination.
Adj Test: This house would allow insurance companies to view genetic test results in assessing potential customers.