Round 0: BAN

THW ban websites that do your assignments for you
THBT governments should totally ban smoking
THW ban hymen reconstruction surgery

Round 1: RELIGION

THBT the right to free speech does not extend to offending religion
THBT religious organizations should pay taxes on donations received and assets owned
THBT the Pope should be prosecuted for the crimes of Roman Catholic priests

Round 2: MEDICAL ETHICS

THBT doctors should be obligated to report suspected cases of domestic abuse
THBT doctors should not be forced to perform medical procedures that are against their faith
THW ban treatments that claim to cure homosexuality

Round 3: POST CONFLICT

THBT post conflict societies should recruit rebel soldiers into state armies
THBT it is justified to represent fallen regimes as absolutely evil in history textbooks
THW confiscate property of those who cooperated with oppressive regimes after the fall of the regime

Round 4: BIG CITIES

THW pay youth to not migrate from rural areas to urban centres
THW impose a prohibitive tax on car ownership (i.e. making car ownership VERY expensive)
THW impose curfews in high crimes areas

Round 5: MEDIA

THBT western liberal democracies should ban online anonymity
THBT the willingness to participate in formal public election debates should be a pre-requisite for candidates running for national office
THW ban ads that use sex to sell products

Round 6: POP CULTURE/ART

THBT Harry Potter has done more harm than good for literature
THBT important characters in movies should be portrayed by actors of the same ethnicity
THW impose a minimum age for pop stars

Round 7: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

THBT it's time the US recognize Hamas as a legitimate representative of Palestine
THBT the National League for Democracy (NLD) should not boycott the elections in Burma
THBT the leaders of nations that stockpile agricultural products for economic gain while global hunger persists should be charged with crimes against humanity

Round 8: SOCIAL DILEMMAS

THW compel children to care for their parents
THW allow minors to apply to be recognized as adults before they reach the age of majority
THBT individuals who have undergone cosmetic surgery should be required to declare it to anyone whom they want to have children with

Quarterfinal and EFL Semifinal: IMMIGRATION

THBT ASEAN nations should accept Burmese refugees
TH should accept migrants even if they do not respect laws of polygamy
THW give asylum to sexual minorities

I'm still looking for Quarterfinal, Semifinal and Final motions, if you have them, please leave them in the comments! Thanks!

 


 

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