2011 OnTheIssues interview with Green Party candidate for President, Dr. Jill Stein, M.D.
Click here for 18 full quotes from Jill Stein in the book 2011 OnTheIssues interview with Jill Stein.
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Dr. Jill Stein is the Green Party nominee for President of the United States in 2012.
She ran as the Green Party nominee for Governor of Massachusetts in 2002 and 2010 prior to entering the Presidential race.
Dr. Stein is a medical doctor who resides in Lexington Massachusetts.
This interview, which took place on Dec. 21, 2012, addresses our usual VoteMatch quiz plus the AmericansElect.org questions.
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Economy that is not fully inclusive is inherently unstable.
Death penalty is ineffective, and also barbaric.
Mandatory sentencing: ineffective & racially discriminatory.
Marijuana is dangerous because it's illegal, not vice-versa.
Opposes teacher-led prayer in public schools.
Energy & Oil|
Nuclear energy is dirty, dangerous and expensive.
Families & Children|
Family planning is 1st principle of reproductive healthcare.
PACs connect campaigns with rich donors, & disconnect public.
Gun at home more likely to cause injury than to defend home.
PATRIOT Act is a flagrant violation of 4th Amendment.
Repeal National Defense Authorization; keep right to trial.
Cut military 50%; spend that $500B on economy.
Social Security is not in crisis; and it's not a handout.
Incomes rise for wealthiest 1% but their taxes have fallen.
War & Peace|
We never should have been in Iraq; we're still not out.
We should not be in Afghanistan; no military solution.
Humanitarian aims in Libya ok; but not regime change.
Welfare & Poverty|
Don't prevent church-based welfare, but not as substitute.
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