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International Issues  Domestic Issues   Economic Issues  Social Issues 
Foreign Policy Gun Control Budget & Economy Education
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
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Bob Turner on Abortion
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  • Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund. (May 2011)
Bob Turner on Budget & Economy
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  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
Bob Turner on Civil Rights
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  • The ship has sailed on gay marriage; focus elsewhere. (Jun 2012)
  • Supports domestic partnerships, not same-sex marriage. (Apr 2012)
Bob Turner on Corporations
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  • Rated 17% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Bob Turner on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bob Turner on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bob Turner on Education
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bob Turner on Energy & Oil
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  • Keystone XL pipeline & hydrofracking are key energy sources. (Apr 2012)
  • Opposes cap-and-trade. (Nov 2010)
  • Require 80% fuel-choice vehicles by 2018. (May 2011)
Bob Turner on Environment
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  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Allow longer than 10 years to rebuild depleted fisheries. (Sep 2011)
Bob Turner on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bob Turner on Foreign Policy
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  • We have yet to find out who are the bad guys in Syria. (Jun 2012)
  • Don't pressure Israel for indefensible pre-1967 borders. (Sep 2011)
  • Assert the 10th Amendment and US sovereignty. (Nov 2010)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Bob Turner on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bob Turner on Government Reform
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  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
Bob Turner on Gun Control
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  • No cross-state reciprocity on carry permits. (Jun 2012)
  • Turner will not support gun control legislation. (Jan 2012)
Bob Turner on Health Care
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  • Federally mandated "Obamacare" an irresponsible law. (Mar 2012)
  • ObamaCare places an enormous burden on private businesses. (Sep 2011)
Bob Turner on Homeland Security
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  • Don't try foreign terrorists in a civilian court. (Sep 2011)
Bob Turner on Immigration
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  • Wouldn't report illegal immigrant working in his own home. (Jun 2012)
  • Deport foreign criminals;punish nations denying repatriation. (Oct 2011)
Bob Turner on Jobs
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  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Bob Turner on Principles & Values
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bob Turner on Social Security
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  • Oppose efforts to privatize or bankrupt the system. (Sep 2011)
Bob Turner on Tax Reform
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  • Close business tax loopholes even if construed as tax hike. (Jun 2012)
  • No anti-tax pledge; keep taxes on the negotiation table. (Jun 2012)
  • Cut taxes & spending to end economic crisis. (Sep 2011)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
Bob Turner on Technology
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  • Homeland Security authority over cyber-security. (Dec 2011)
Bob Turner on War & Peace
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  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
Bob Turner on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund: Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
The ship has sailed on gay marriage; focus elsewhere: Favors topic 3
Supports domestic partnerships, not same-sex marriage: Favors topic 3
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 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
No cross-state reciprocity on carry permits: Opposes topic 10
Turner will not support gun control legislation: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Federally mandated "Obamacare" an irresponsible law: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Oppose efforts to privatize or bankrupt the system: Opposes topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Keystone XL pipeline & hydrofracking are key energy sources: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes cap-and-trade: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Require 80% fuel-choice vehicles by 2018: Strongly Favors topic 18
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)
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Close business tax loopholes even if construed as tax hike: Favors topic 11
No anti-tax pledge; keep taxes on the negotiation table: Favors topic 11
Cut taxes & spending to end economic crisis: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-3 points on Social scale)
Wouldn't report illegal immigrant working in his own home: Favors topic 12
Deport foreign criminals;punish nations denying repatriation: Strongly Opposes topic 12
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 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(-5 points on Social scale)
Don't try foreign terrorists in a civilian court: Opposes topic 14
Homeland Security authority over cyber-security: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(-5 points on Social scale)
No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone: Strongly Opposes topic 17

Bob Turner is a Moderate Populist Conservative.
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