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David Walker on VoteMatch

 



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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-3 points on Social scale)
I strongly oppose partial birth abortion: Opposes topic 1
Morally wrong, but a woman's choice until viability: Favors topic 1
Enforce against doctors performing abortions after viability: Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
I believe in affirmative action but not quotas: Opposes topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
Equal benefits for civil unions, but no same-sex marriage: Favors topic 3
Equal benefits for civil unions; but no same-sex marriage: Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+2 points on Social scale)
No school prayer, but moment of silence ok: Opposes topic 4
Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-3 points on Social scale)
Death penalty only when DNA evidence & jury are conclusive: Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-3 points on Social scale)
Mandatory sentencing only for limited severe crimes: Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Screening for automatic weapons; no felons own guns: Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Cap annual healthcare spending like every major country: Strongly Favors topic 5
Demographics will require more federal healthcare funding: Strongly Favors topic 5
Repeal and replace ObamaCare if Supreme Court doesn't: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Annual budget limit on all federal health care spending : Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supplemental retirement accounts ok; private accounts not: Opposes topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers ok, if they have proper protections in place: Favors topic 7
Basic national standards; local control for curriculum: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+2 points on Economic scale)
More drilling now; invest in renewables now & over time: Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-3 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize marijuana use; differentiate from hard drugs: Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Let churches provide services with religious exemptions: Favors topic 20
Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-3 points on Economic scale)
3 parts spending cuts to 1 part tax increase via reforms: Favors topic 11
Make effective tax rates progressive, not marginal tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Broaden base; make top rate 25%; make capital gains 25%: Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-3 points on Social scale)
Path to legal status but not to citizenship: Favors topic 12
Enforce employment laws on employers, not against immigrants: Opposes topic 12
Enforce against employers hiring illegals: Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Fair trade; but keep NAFTA and China trade: Favors topic 13
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
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Change force structure for new types of conflicts: Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
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Constitutional Amendment to limit campaign finance: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+2 points on Social scale)
Reform Patriot Act; it harms civil liberties: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+2 points on Social scale)
Out of Iraq & Afghanistan; no ground troops in Iran: Favors topic 17

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Energy/Oil
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Page last updated: Apr 04, 2012