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Mel Reynolds on Abortion
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  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
Mel Reynolds on Budget & Economy
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Mel Reynolds on Crime
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  • Stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Mar 1993)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
Mel Reynolds on Drugs
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Mel Reynolds on Education
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  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Mel Reynolds on Energy & Oil
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Mel Reynolds on Environment
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Mel Reynolds on Free Trade
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Mel Reynolds on Government Reform
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Mel Reynolds on Gun Control
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Mel Reynolds on Health Care
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Mel Reynolds on Homeland Security
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  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
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Mel Reynolds on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Protect the reproductive rights of women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Stricter sentencing for hate crimes: Favors topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(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:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators: Strongly Favors topic 9
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:
Make taxes more progressive
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible: Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(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)
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace: Strongly Favors topic 14
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Increase the earned income tax credit: Opposes topic 20

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