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Gail Lightfoot on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Oppose embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 2012)
  • Abortion happens, legal or not. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports “Abortion is a woman’s right”. (Oct 2000)
Gail Lightfoot on Budget & Economy
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  • Liberty Candidate: End the Federal Reserve. (Sep 2010)
Gail Lightfoot on Civil Rights
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  • Free to hire the best person for the job. (Jul 2010)
  • End licensing marriage; support same-sex as marriage choice. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports “Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws”. (Oct 2000)
  • Neutral on requiring companies to hire more minorities. (Oct 2000)
Gail Lightfoot on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Gail Lightfoot on Crime
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  • Oppose government sanctioned killing. (Jul 2010)
  • Let judge and jury decide sentences, not Three Strikes. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes the death penalty. (Oct 2000)
  • Oppose mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Oct 2000)
Gail Lightfoot on Drugs
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  • The war on drugs is a war on people. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes “Drug use is immoral”. (Oct 2000)
Gail Lightfoot on Education
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  • STEM education is important for science advancement. (Jun 2012)
  • Public schools must be NEUTRAL on religion & prayer. (Jul 2010)
  • Vouchers are interim until all government schools closed. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports parents choosing schools via vouchers. (Oct 2000)
  • Supports Organized Prayer In Public Schools. (Oct 2000)
Gail Lightfoot on Energy & Oil
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  • Let the market create and sell other energy resources. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes spending resources to stop Global Warming. (Oct 2000)
  • Liberty Candidate: tax incentives for US-based alternatives. (Sep 2010)
Gail Lightfoot on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Gail Lightfoot on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Gail Lightfoot on Foreign Policy
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  • Opposes linking Human Rights to trade with China. (Oct 2000)
  • Opposes continuing Foreign Aid to Russia, Israel, & others. (Oct 2000)
  • Liberty Candidate: US abroad unconstitutional & unaffordable. (Sep 2010)
Gail Lightfoot on Free Trade
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  • Trade across borders means fewer armies cross borders. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports expanding Free Trade. (Oct 2000)
Gail Lightfoot on Government Reform
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  • Remove limits on individual political donations. (Jul 2010)
Gail Lightfoot on Gun Control
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  • No registration of hand held arms nor ammunition. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports absolute right to gun ownership. (Oct 2000)
  • Liberty Candidate: no point in keeping guns you can't access. (Sep 2010)
Gail Lightfoot on Health Care
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  • Everyone benefits from health research, but not by gov't. (Jun 2012)
  • Repeal ObamaCare & replace it with private sector. (Jun 2012)
  • Free care is an illusion. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes More Federal Funding for Health Coverage. (Oct 2000)
Gail Lightfoot on Homeland Security
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  • Live by the rule of law, not by the Patriot Act. (Jul 2010)
  • Let Generals & experts decide on army deployment. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports spending on Missile Defense (“Star Wars”). (Oct 2000)
  • Opposes more spending on Armed Forces personnel. (Oct 2000)
Gail Lightfoot on Immigration
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  • Unlimited legal entry; the limit is the real problem. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes “Immigration helps our economy”. (Oct 2000)
Gail Lightfoot on Jobs
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Gail Lightfoot on Principles & Values
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Gail Lightfoot on Social Security
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  • Replace Ponzi scheme with personal portable plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports privatizing Social Security. (Oct 2000)
Gail Lightfoot on Tax Reform
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  • Tax consumption, not productivity; end the income tax. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports making income tax flatter & lower. (Oct 2000)
Gail Lightfoot on Technology
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  • Not up to government to provide R&D for business & industry. (Jun 2012)
Gail Lightfoot on War & Peace
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  • US out of Iraq and Afghanistan. (Jul 2010)
Gail Lightfoot on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Support private charity, oppose government charity. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports allowing churches to provide welfare services. (Oct 2000)


VoteMatch Responses
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Abortion happens, legal or not: Favors topic 1
Supports “Abortion is a woman’s right”: Favors topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Free to hire the best person for the job: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Neutral on requiring companies to hire more minorities: Neutral on topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
End licensing marriage; support same-sex as marriage choice: Strongly Favors topic 3
Supports “Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws”: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
Public schools must be NEUTRAL on religion & prayer: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Supports Organized Prayer In Public Schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
Oppose government sanctioned killing: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes the death penalty: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+5 points on Social scale)
Let judge and jury decide sentences, not Three Strikes: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Oppose mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No registration of hand held arms nor ammunition: Strongly Favors topic 10
Supports absolute right to gun ownership: Strongly Favors topic 10
Liberty Candidate: no point in keeping guns you can't access: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal ObamaCare & replace it with private sector: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Free care is an illusion: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes More Federal Funding for Health Coverage: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Replace Ponzi scheme with personal portable plans: Strongly Favors topic 6
Supports privatizing Social Security: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers are interim until all government schools closed: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports parents choosing schools via vouchers: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Let the market create and sell other energy resources: Opposes topic 18
Opposes spending resources to stop Global Warming: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Liberty Candidate: tax incentives for US-based alternatives: Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
The war on drugs is a war on people: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Opposes “Drug use is immoral”: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support private charity, oppose government charity: Strongly Favors topic 20
Supports allowing churches to provide welfare services: Strongly Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Tax consumption, not productivity; end the income tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports making income tax flatter & lower: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+2 points on Social scale)
Unlimited legal entry; the limit is the real problem: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes “Immigration helps our economy”: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Trade across borders means fewer armies cross borders: Strongly Favors topic 13
Supports expanding Free Trade: Favors topic 13
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+2 points on Social scale)
Let Generals & experts decide on army deployment: Neutral on topic 15
Opposes more spending on Armed Forces personnel: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Remove limits on individual political donations: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
Live by the rule of law, not by the Patriot Act: Strongly Favors topic 14
Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(-3 points on Social scale)
US out of Iraq and Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17
Opposes continuing Foreign Aid to Russia, Israel, & others: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Liberty Candidate: US abroad unconstitutional & unaffordable: Opposes topic 17

Gail Lightfoot is a Hard-Core Libertarian.
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