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Cato Institute on Abortion
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  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (Feb 2011)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Nov 2009)
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  • Balance freedom of association against discrimination. (Jul 2015)
  • Anti-gay bullying school rules stifles free speech. (Jun 2013)
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  • Trusting police requires access to police disciplinary files. (Apr 2015)
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  • Legalize marijuana banking until we legalize marijuana. (Mar 2016)
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  • Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools. (Apr 2016)
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  • Minimal GMO labeling advances science & consumers. (Aug 2016)
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  • EPA embodies regulatory extremism. (Apr 1997)

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  • There is no population problem. (Jul 1995)
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  • Offer credible market-based alternatives to ObamaCare. (Apr 2015)
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  • Dragnet definition of terrorism is unconstitutional. (Dec 2012)
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  • Give LEGAL child immigrants DACA benefits too. (Dec 2016)
  • Congress decides immigration policy, not President Trump. (Dec 2016)
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  • "Social Security choice" is better than "privatization". (Jun 2013)
  • Changed term "privatization" to "choice" in 2002. (Oct 2005)
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  • Estate tax won't hit billionaires--only regular millionaires. (Feb 2001)
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
Balance freedom of association against discrimination: Favors topic 3
Anti-gay bullying school rules stifles free speech: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Offer credible market-based alternatives to ObamaCare: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
"Social Security choice" is better than "privatization": Strongly Favors topic 6
Changed term "privatization" to "choice" in 2002: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(-3 points on Social scale)
Minimal GMO labeling advances science & consumers: Opposes topic 8
End federal grants to reduce diesel emissions: Strongly Favors topic 8
Substantially restructure endangered species law: Favors topic 8
EPA embodies regulatory extremism: Strongly Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Trusting police requires access to police disciplinary files: Opposes topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Estate tax won't hit billionaires--only regular millionaires: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Give LEGAL child immigrants DACA benefits too: Favors topic 12
Congress decides immigration policy, not President Trump: Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Ex-im bank replaces market risk with bureaucrats' decisions: Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Oil and gas production isn't damaging, even OCS and ANWR: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Predictions of imminent doom donít come true: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Measured warming is recovery from previous cooling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Legalize marijuana banking until we legalize marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

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