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Harriet Miers on Abortion
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  • Fought ABA endorsement of Roe v. Wade. (Oct 2005)
  • Prohibit all abortions except to prevent mother’s death. (Apr 1989)
  • Oppose the use of public funds for abortion. (Apr 1989)
  • Against the appointment of pro-choice persons to city boards. (Apr 1989)
  • Promote the pro-life movement’s goals in press conferences. (Apr 1989)
  • Promote the pro-life cause as an elected official. (Apr 1989)
Harriet Miers on Budget & Economy
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Harriet Miers on Civil Rights
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  • Supported racial and gender set-asides as head of Texas Bar. (Oct 2005)
  • Recommended legalization of gay adoption. (Oct 2005)
  • Pledged to be ‘inclusive of women and minorities’. (Oct 2005)
  • Poor, elderly, and disabled are under-represented. (Oct 2005)
Harriet Miers on Corporations
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Harriet Miers on Crime
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Harriet Miers on Drugs
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Harriet Miers on Education
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Harriet Miers on Energy & Oil
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Harriet Miers on Environment
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Harriet Miers on Families & Children
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Harriet Miers on Foreign Policy
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  • Recommended establishment of an International Criminal Court. (Oct 2005)
Harriet Miers on Free Trade
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Harriet Miers on Government Reform
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  • Judicial activism can result from courts acting pre-maturely. (Oct 2005)
  • Calls for more volunteer legal aid work. (Oct 2005)
Harriet Miers on Gun Control
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Harriet Miers on Health Care
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Harriet Miers on Homeland Security
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Harriet Miers on Immigration
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Harriet Miers on Jobs
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Harriet Miers on Principles & Values
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  • Donated to Democrats in 1890s, Republicans afterwards. (Oct 2005)
  • Reconsideration under appropriate circumstances is essential. (Oct 2005)
  • Conservative Democrat in 1980s. (Oct 2005)
  • First woman president of Texas Bar. (Oct 2005)
  • No publications in constitutional law, unlike Roberts. (Oct 2005)
  • Served one term on Dallas City Council and then bowed out. (Jun 2005)
  • Low-key but high-precision style. (Jun 2005)
Harriet Miers on Social Security
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Harriet Miers on Tax Reform
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  • Supported $800M tax increase on Dallas City Council. (Sep 2006)
Harriet Miers on Technology
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Harriet Miers on War & Peace
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Harriet Miers on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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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)
Fought ABA endorsement of Roe v. Wade: Opposes topic 1
Prohibit all abortions except to prevent mother’s death: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Oppose the use of public funds for abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Against the appointment of pro-choice persons to city boards: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supported racial and gender set-asides as head of Texas Bar: Strongly Favors topic 2
Pledged to be ‘inclusive of women and minorities’: Favors topic 2
Poor, elderly, and disabled are under-represented: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Recommended legalization of gay adoption: Favors 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)
No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
No 'rights' to clean air and water
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supported $800M tax increase on Dallas City Council: Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(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:
More enforcement of the right to vote
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+2 points on Social scale)
Recommended establishment of an International Criminal Court: Favors topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Harriet Miers is a Centrist.
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