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Gloria La Riva on VoteMatch

Party for Socialism and Liberation nominee for President



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
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Defend women's reproductive rights & abortion on demand: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
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Affirmative action is under attack just when redress began: Strongly Favors topic 2
Pay reparations, with interest, for slavery: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
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Equal marriage rights for all LGBT: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
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No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
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Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
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Eliminate the racist prison-industrial complex: Strongly Opposes topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
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Free quality health care for all: Strongly Favors topic 5
Create a universal healthcare system: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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No privatization of Social Security: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
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Privatizing schools is just to reap profit: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
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Our planet is facing a crisis from carbon dioxide build-up: Strongly Favors topic 18
Cap-and-trade allows polluters the right to pollute: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
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Disability pay for people in substance abuse programs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
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Rational social & economic planning, rather than "market": Strongly Opposes topic 20
No opinion on topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
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Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
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Full rights and equality for all undocumented immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Free trade enriches capitalists and displaces humans: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
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Transfer billions from Pentagon budget to jobs: Strongly Opposes topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
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Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
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The Patriot Act is racist profiling: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
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Replace US global domination with solidarity among peoples: Favors topic 17
Exit Iraq immediately, and pay reparations: Strongly Favors topic 17

Other candidates' VoteMatch: Gloria La Riva on the issues:
Frontrunners:
GOP: Sen.John McCain
Democrat: Sen.Hillary Clinton
Democrat: Sen.Barack Obama

GOP V.P. Possibilities:
Mayor Rudy Giuliani(NYC)
Gov.Mike Huckabee(AR)
Sen.Joe Lieberman(CT)
Gov.Mitt Romney(MA)
Gov. Mark Sanford(SC)

Third Parties:
Libertarian: Rep.Bob Barr
Libertarian: Sen.Mike Gravel
Constitution: Amb.Alan Keyes
Liberation: Gloria La Riva
Green: Rep.Cynthia McKinney
Socialist: Brian Moore
Independent: Ralph Nader
Libertarian: Rep.Ron Paul
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families/Children
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Infrastructure/Technology
Jobs
Principles/Values
Social Security
Tax Reform
War/Iraq/Mideast
Welfare/Poverty

Page last updated: Sep 30, 2008