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Doug Collins on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Sep 2012)
  • Life and human rights begin at fertilization or cloning. (Jan 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
Doug Collins on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
Doug Collins on Civil Rights
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  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Oct 2013)
  • State definition of marriage supersedes federal gay marriage. (Feb 2014)
  • Recognize 1961 Freedom Riders against segregated buses. (Feb 2014)
Doug Collins on Corporations
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  • Cut the corporate income tax rate & capital gains tax. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
Doug Collins on Crime
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  • Supports capital punishment. (Nov 2012)
Doug Collins on Drugs
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Doug Collins on Education
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  • Let parents choose safe and effective schools. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes federal grants for education reforms. (Sep 2012)
  • Denounce the Common Core State Standards. (Feb 2014)
Doug Collins on Energy & Oil
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  • Support domestic on- and offshore drilling. (Nov 2012)
  • Human activity is not contributing to climate change. (Nov 2012)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports offshore energy production. (Sep 2012)
Doug Collins on Environment
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  • Build Keystone XL; it's now passed environmental concerns. (Feb 2013)
Doug Collins on Families & Children
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Doug Collins on Foreign Policy
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Doug Collins on Free Trade
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  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Apr 2013)
Doug Collins on Government Reform
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  • Increased transparency about campaign contributions. (Nov 2012)
Doug Collins on Gun Control
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  • Founding Fathers got it right on the Second Amendment. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
Doug Collins on Health Care
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  • Full repeal of ObamaCare; move to free market. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports repealing Affordable Care Act. (Sep 2012)
Doug Collins on Homeland Security
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  • Ensure America never bows down to her enemies. (Nov 2012)
  • Protect citizenry from terrorists while respecting rights. (Nov 2012)
Doug Collins on Immigration
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  • Secure the border and disallow amnesty. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Doug Collins on Jobs
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  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Doug Collins on Principles & Values
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Doug Collins on Social Security
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  • Supports personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Doug Collins on Tax Reform
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  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Aug 2012)
Doug Collins on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Doug Collins on War & Peace
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  • Afghan withdrawal when commanders say, on secret timetable. (Nov 2012)
  • Iran is an imminent threat to the US. (Nov 2012)
  • Sponsored condemning North Korea for testing nuclear device. (Feb 2013)
Doug Collins on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
I consider myself pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Life and human rights begin at fertilization or cloning: Strongly Favors topic 1
No family planning assistance that includes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Recognize 1961 Freedom Riders against segregated buses: Strongly Favors topic 2
NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes same-sex marriage: Opposes topic 3
Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech: Strongly Opposes topic 3
State definition of marriage supersedes federal gay marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Full repeal of ObamaCare; move to free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Affordable Care Act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports personal retirement accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Let parents choose safe and effective schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes federal grants for education reforms: Favors topic 7
Denounce the Common Core State Standards: Favors topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(0 points on Social scale)
Build Keystone XL; it's now passed environmental concerns: No opin. on topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports capital punishment: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Founding Fathers got it right on the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on gun purchases: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Secure the border and disallow amnesty: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports exiting US to apply for citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Ensure America never bows down to her enemies: Strongly Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Increased transparency about campaign contributions: Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Afghan withdrawal when commanders say, on secret timetable: Opposes topic 17
Iran is an imminent threat to the US: Opposes topic 17
Sponsored condemning North Korea for testing nuclear device: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support domestic on- and offshore drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Human activity is not contributing to climate change: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports offshore energy production: Opposes topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Cut the corporate income tax rate & capital gains tax: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans: Opposes topic 20
YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Opposes topic 20

Doug Collins is a Moderate Conservative.
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