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International Issues  Domestic Issues   Economic Issues  Social Issues 
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Homeland Security Crime Government Reform   Civil Rights
War & Peace Drugs Tax Reform Abortion
Free Trade Health Care Social Security Families & Children
Immigration  Technology Corporations Welfare & Poverty
Energy & Oil  Environment Jobs Principles & Values
Scott Tipton on Abortion
Click here for 5 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Pro-life; no federal funding. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
Scott Tipton on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban roadway signs indicating Recovery Act funding. (Feb 2011)
  • Supports a constitutional BBA. (Oct 2012)
Scott Tipton on Civil Rights
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  • Marriage is the union of one man and one woman. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Nov 2010)
  • Supports defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
Scott Tipton on Corporations
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  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Member of House Small Business Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Scott Tipton on Crime
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  • Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators. (Mar 2011)
Scott Tipton on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Scott Tipton on Education
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Supports school vouchers. (Oct 2012)
Scott Tipton on Energy & Oil
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  • Oppose the cap-and-tax legislation; increase gas exploration. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
Scott Tipton on Environment
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  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Scott Tipton on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Scott Tipton on Foreign Policy
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  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Oppose Arms Treaty that limits gun trade to Israel & Taiwan. (Nov 2012)
Scott Tipton on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Scott Tipton on Government Reform
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  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • Supports banning funding of offensive art. (Oct 2012)
  • No recess appointments without Congressional approval. (Jan 2012)
Scott Tipton on Gun Control
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  • Increase concealed carry permits; decease other restrictions. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restricting gun purchase & possession. (Nov 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (May 2011)
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Scott Tipton on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare is toxic; empower the individual instead. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • Opposes public option for health insurance. (Nov 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports market-based health insurance. (Oct 2012)
Scott Tipton on Homeland Security
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  • Provide our troops with the best equipment. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Supports banning military gay marriage. (Oct 2012)
Scott Tipton on Immigration
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  • Secure our borders; punish employers who hire illegals. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes a pathway to citizenship. (Nov 2010)
Scott Tipton on Jobs
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  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Scott Tipton on Principles & Values
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Scott Tipton on Social Security
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  • Opposes privatizing Social Security. (Nov 2010)
Scott Tipton on Tax Reform
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  • Supports eliminating the estate tax. (Nov 2010)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Opposes increasing tax rates. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports eliminating the inheritance tax. (Oct 2012)
Scott Tipton on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
Scott Tipton on War & Peace
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  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Scott Tipton 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:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Pro-life; no federal funding: Strongly Opposes topic 1
I consider myself pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes public abortion funding: Opposes topic 1
Opposes churches providing birth control: Opposes topic 1
YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Marriage is the union of one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports defining traditional marriage: Opposes topic 3
Supports banning military gay marriage: Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports banning funding of offensive art: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare is toxic; empower the individual instead: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes public option for health insurance: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business: Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports market-based health insurance: Opposes topic 5
YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund: Strongly Opposes topic 5
YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes privatizing Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports school vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(+2 points on Social scale)
Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs: Opposes topic 8
Neutral on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Increase concealed carry permits; decease other restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting gun purchase & possession: Strongly Favors topic 10
Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases: Strongly Favors topic 10
Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad: Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting the Second Amendment: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports eliminating the estate tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Supports eliminating the inheritance tax: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Secure our borders; punish employers who hire illegals: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes a pathway to citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Social scale)
Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Provide our troops with the best equipment: Strongly Favors topic 15
Oppose Arms Treaty that limits gun trade to Israel & Taiwan: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-5 points on Social scale)
No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes: Opposes topic 17
Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment: Strongly Opposes topic 17
NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan: Strongly Opposes topic 17
YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose the cap-and-tax legislation; increase gas exploration: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases: Opposes topic 18
YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-5 points on Social scale)
Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Ban roadway signs indicating Recovery Act funding: Opposes topic 20
YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Opposes topic 20

Scott Tipton is a Moderate Conservative.
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