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VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Neutral on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(0 points on Social scale)
Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Title X is effective but needs much more funding: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
VAWA is effective in reducing domestic violence and stalking: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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Religious objections to GLBT services same as 1960s racism: Strongly Favors topic 3
First Amendment doesn't include right to turn away LGBT: Strongly Favors topic 3
Gay marriage bans deny rights to loving & committed couples: Strongly Favors topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Neutral on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
Oppose CO voucher system because it funds religious schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Oppose private and religious school voucher programs: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
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Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Black Lives Matter and police don't need special protection: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Neutral on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Neutral on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
No-Fly list against Muslims is unconstitutional: Strongly Favors topic 12
Let DREAMers join military, whether legal or not: Strongly Favors topic 12
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Injustice of Gitmo is costing us a fortune: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
Sue states for arbitrary voter registration deadlines: Strongly Favors topic 16
Censoring Citizens United would allow censoring a lot more: Opposes topic 16
Congressional term limits are unconstitutional: Opposes topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
Unconstitutional for Trump to bomb Syria: Strongly Favors topic 17
Neutral on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Drug prohibition means corruption, not an end to drug use: Opposes topic 19
A "drug free America" is not realistic; repeal prohibition: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Drug testing for welfare is ineffective and unconstitutional: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Neutral on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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(No votes on which to base response)

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Opinion Leaders on the Right:
Cato Institute (Libertarian Think Tank)
Constitution Party
Milton Friedman (Nobel Economist)
Rush Limbaugh (Radio Talk Show Host)
Ayn Rand (Author and Philosopher)
Heritage Foundation (Think Tank)
Libertarian Party
Republican Party
Ronald Reagan(President,1981-1989)

Opinion Leaders on the Left:
ACLU (Civil Rights Think Tank)
Noam Chomsky (Author and Philosopher)
Arianna Huffington (Internet Columnist)
Robert Reich (Professor and Columnist)
Howard Schultz (CEO of Starbucks)
Sierra Club (Environmental Organization)
Green Party
Democratic Party
John F. Kennedy(President,1961-1963)
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Jobs
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War & Peace
Welfare

Page last updated: Aug 02, 2017