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John Bolton on VoteMatch

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
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Against abortion except for rape, incest, or maternal health: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
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1966: Opposed coeducation at all-male Yale University: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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Supports gay marriage, at state and federal level: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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No opinion on topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
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Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Vigorous democratic debate about death penalty is healthy: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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No gun control via unwritten international law: Strongly Favors topic 10
UN Arms Trade Treaty is end-run around Congress: Strongly Favors topic 10
UN Arms Trade Treaty violates our Second Amendment freedoms: Strongly Favors topic 10
UN Conference on small arms focused on US gun control: Strongly Favors topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Assimilate immigrants: not embarrassed by Americanization: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
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International Criminal Court constrains U.S. freedom: Strongly Favors topic 14
We need a president who believes in American exceptionalism: Strongly Favors topic 14
Support new sovereigntists against globalistas: Strongly Favors topic 14
American sovereignty is chipped away by global governance: Strongly Favors topic 14
International "norming" constrains US sovereignty: Strongly Favors topic 14
International human rights experts & courts not needed in US: Strongly Favors topic 14
Happiest moment at UN: exiting International Criminal Court: Strongly Favors topic 14
Role in the world: military strength and moral clarity: Opposes topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
"Nuclear zero" leaves US with dangerously low level of nukes: Strongly Favors topic 15
If you want peace, prepare for war: Strongly Favors topic 15
Don't impede advances in space technology, even if military: Favors topic 15
Americanists know: national survival requires strong defense: Strongly Favors topic 15
Increase defense spending to meet global responsibilities: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
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1976: Challenged post-Watergate campaign finance reform: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
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Leaving Afghanistan is act of surrender in war on terror: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Iraq is better off now than under Saddam: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Extend international order friendly to our security: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Climate treaty is another step toward global governance: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Increased taxation is not the answer to global warming: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Cure for recession is increasing private-sector activity: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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Page last updated: Jan 10, 2014