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Michael Cummins on Abortion
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  • Completely pro life. (Jul 2008)
Michael Cummins on Budget & Economy
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Michael Cummins on Civil Rights
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  • Let resume make decision, not gender or ethnicity. (Jul 2008)
  • Protection of sexual orientation is the law. (Jul 2008)
Michael Cummins on Corporations
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Michael Cummins on Crime
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  • Supports death penalty only with DNA proof. (Jul 2008)
  • Supports mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Jul 2008)
Michael Cummins on Drugs
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  • Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it. (Jul 2008)
Michael Cummins on Education
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  • Teach 3 Rís, not family values. (Jul 2008)
  • Vouchers give parents the right to choose. (Jul 2008)
Michael Cummins on Energy & Oil
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  • No good alternatives to oil & coal. (Jul 2008)
Michael Cummins on Environment
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Michael Cummins on Families & Children
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Michael Cummins on Foreign Policy
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Michael Cummins on Free Trade
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  • Free trade keeps prices low. (Jul 2008)
Michael Cummins on Government Reform
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  • Campaign donations are free speech. (Jul 2008)
Michael Cummins on Gun Control
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  • Government shouldnít decide who can own a weapon. (Jul 2008)
Michael Cummins on Health Care
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  • Privatize health care instead of federalize. (Jul 2008)
Michael Cummins on Homeland Security
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  • More spending for armed forces on front lines and at home. (Jul 2008)
  • Supports the Patriot Act. (Jul 2008)
Michael Cummins on Immigration
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  • Illegal immigrants are illegal; so donít allow citizenship. (Jul 2008)
Michael Cummins on Jobs
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Michael Cummins on Principles & Values
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Michael Cummins on Social Security
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  • Social Security is in real trouble; privatize it. (Jul 2008)
Michael Cummins on Tax Reform
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  • Opposes progressive taxation. (Jul 2008)
Michael Cummins on Technology
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Michael Cummins on War & Peace
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  • Keep US troops in Iraq under US control. (Jul 2008)
Michael Cummins on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Allow churches to provide welfare services. (Jul 2008)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Completely pro life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Let resume make decision, not gender or ethnicity: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
Protection of sexual orientation is the law: Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+2 points on Social scale)
Teach 3 Rís, not family values: Opposes topic 4
Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports death penalty only with DNA proof: Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Government shouldnít decide who can own a weapon: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Privatize health care instead of federalize: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Social Security is in real trouble; privatize it: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers give parents the right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No good alternatives to oil & coal: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-5 points on Social scale)
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Allow churches to provide welfare services: Strongly Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes progressive taxation: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Illegal immigrants are illegal; so donít allow citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Free trade keeps prices low: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
More spending for armed forces on front lines and at home: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Campaign donations are free speech: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports the Patriot Act: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+2 points on Social scale)
Keep US troops in Iraq under US control: Favors topic 17

Michael Cummins is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative.
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