| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Jack Hatch: Abortions should always be legally available.
Mike Huckabee: Eliminate public funding for abortion organizations.
Scott Brown: Abortions should always be legally available.
Dave Freudenthal: No civil unions; define one-man-one-woman marriage.
Dave Freudenthal: No affirmative action in state contracts nor colleges.
Jack Hatch: Supports civil unions and same-sex marriage.
Jack Hatch: Affirmative action in state college & state contracts.
Mark Sanford: No civil unions; define one-man-one-woman marriage.
Mark Sanford: Affirmative action in state contracts, but not colleges.
Mike Huckabee: No civil unions; only one-man-one-woman marriage.
Mike Huckabee: No affirmative action for state contracts nor colleges.
Dave Freudenthal: Provide prisoner job rehabilitation & alternative sentencing.
Dave Freudenthal: Support the death penalty.
Jack Hatch: Programs for at-risk youth and job skills for inmates.
Mark Sanford: End parole for repeat violent offenders.
Mike Huckabee: Build more prisons, and privatize their management.
Scott Brown: Implement the death penalty in Massachusetts.
Jack Hatch: Decriminalize medicinal marijuana.
Mike Huckabee: Stricter penalties for drug-related crimes.
Dave Freudenthal: Increase teacher salaries & school infrastructure spending.
Dave Freudenthal: Teach both abstinence AND contraceptives in sex ed.
Mark Sanford: Endorses teacher-led prayer & displaying Ten Commandments.
Mike Huckabee: Raise teacher salaries; hire more teachers.
Mike Huckabee: Support displaying the Ten Commandments in public schools.
Scott Brown: Vouchers for public, private, or religious schools.
Energy & Oil|
Jack Hatch: Promote increased use of alternative fuel technology.
Mike Huckabee: Promote alternative fuel technology.
Scott Brown: Promote increased use of alternative fuel technology.
Jack Hatch: Supports open-space preservation and more environmental regs.
Dave Freudenthal: Limit campaign contributions but not campaign spending.
Jack Hatch: Spending limits on political campaigns, & state funding.
Mark Sanford: Limit campaign contributions but not campaign spending.
Mike Huckabee: Supports term limits for state legislators.
Mike Huckabee: Limit campaign contributions, but no public funding.
Scott Brown: Campaign disclosure but no donation limits.
Dave Freudenthal: Ease state gun restrictions.
Jack Hatch: Supports background checks, licensing, and enforcement.
Mike Huckabee: Allow concealed carry.
Scott Brown: Concealed carry ok; but licenses & background checks ok too.
Mark Sanford: Transfer more Medicaid recipients into managed care programs.
Mike Huckabee: Guaranteed medical care not government’s responsibility.
Scott Brown: Ensure access to basic health care, including state funding.
Jack Hatch: Opposes English as the official language.
Scott Brown: No affirmative action in public employment nor contracting.
Dave Freudenthal: Supports term limits for state legislators.
Mark Sanford: Supports term limits for state legislators.
Mike Huckabee: Supports Internet sales tax.
Welfare & Poverty|
Jack Hatch: More TANF; more job training programs.
Mark Sanford: Redirect welfare funding to faith-based organizations.