Case: The IRS should deny tax-exempt status to religious organizations that discriminate based on gender. Government: Syracuse CK PM: David Kopel MG: Samm Costello Opposition: Brandeis Navajo Blanket LO: Keith Barry MO: Russell Leibowitz [expand title=”Results” notitle=”true” trigclass=”arrowright”]Brandeis Navajo Blanket won.[/expand]
Case: It would be preferable if laws that ban private art traders from trading international antiquities were repealed. Government: Chicago B PM: Leighton Huch MG: Kyle Painter Opposition: GW DC LO: Jordan Dale MO: Dan Cobos [expand title=”Results” notitle=”true” trigclass=”arrowright”]Unknown won.[/expand] Thanks to Dan Cobos for the recording!
Case: You are Dorian Gray. [Insert 5 minutes of background here.] Do you show your magical picture containing to your soul to your friends or not, caveating that they will have ongoing access to the painting as it becomes more hideous over time? Opp chose to show the painting. Government: Swarthmore A PM: Griffin Olmstead […]
Case: Don’t exclude immigrants on the basis of homophobia. Government: Chicago A PM: Bridget Fahey MG: Steph Bell Opposition: Princeton A LO: Dave Kwasniewski MO: Jason Sheltzer [expand title=”Results” notitle=”true” trigclass=”arrowright”]Princeton A won on a 4-3 decision.[/expand]
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Case: Would the institution of marriage be improved if spouses could not lie to each other? Opp said, “Yes”. Government: Syracuse Denny Crane PM: David Kopel MG: Anthony Rini Opposition: BU Sonic and Tails LO: Alison Kennedy MO: Maddie Powell [expand title=”Results” notitle=”true” trigclass=”arrowright”]Syracuse Denny Crane won.[/expand] Thanks to Dave Kopel for the recording.