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ACLU on Abortion
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  • Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women. (Jan 2015)
  • Ultimately, a woman has the right to terminate her pregnancy. (Jan 2012)
ACLU on Budget & Economy
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ACLU on Civil Rights
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  • Religious objections to GLBT services same as 1960s racism. (May 2016)
  • First Amendment doesn't include right to turn away LGBT. (Jul 2015)
  • Gay marriage bans deny rights to loving & committed couples. (Dec 2013)
ACLU on Corporations
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ACLU on Crime
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  • Black Lives Matter and police don't need special protection. (Jul 2016)
ACLU on Drugs
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  • Drug testing for welfare is ineffective and unconstitutional. (Mar 2012)
ACLU on Education
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  • Oppose CO voucher system because it funds religious schools. (Mar 2013)
  • Oppose private and religious school voucher programs. (Mar 2011)
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ACLU on Government Reform
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  • Censoring Citizens United would allow censoring a lot more. (Jun 2015)
  • Congressional term limits are unconstitutional. (Nov 2014)
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  • No-Fly list against Muslims is unconstitutional. (Nov 2014)
  • Let DREAMers join military, whether legal or not. (Jun 2011)
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ACLU on Technology
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  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Neutral on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
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
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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:
Society bears cost of pollution
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
Censoring Citizens United would allow censoring a lot more: Opposes topic 16
Congressional term limits are unconstitutional: Opposes topic 16
Neutral on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Drug testing for welfare is ineffective and unconstitutional: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Neutral on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

ACLU is a Moderate Libertarian Liberal.
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