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Keith Rothfus on Abortion
Click here for 8 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Embryonic stem cell research violates the conscience. (Nov 2012)
  • Inalienable right to life from moment of conception. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports parental notification for abortions. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored prohibiting abortion information at school health centers. (Mar 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Feb 2013)
Keith Rothfus on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Endorsed by the Club for Growth, for pro-growth stances. (Aug 2012)
Keith Rothfus on Civil Rights
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  • Protect the institution of marriage. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)
Keith Rothfus on Corporations
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  • Our high tax rates drive out business. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
Keith Rothfus on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Keith Rothfus on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Keith Rothfus on Education
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Keith Rothfus on Energy & Oil
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  • Fight the EPA and drill for oil in ANWR and OCS. (Nov 2012)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (Sep 2012)
  • Supports offshore energy production. (Sep 2012)
Keith Rothfus on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Keith Rothfus on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Keith Rothfus on Foreign Policy
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Keith Rothfus on Free Trade
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  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Keith Rothfus on Government Reform
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Keith Rothfus on Gun Control
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  • Strong supporter of the Second Amendment. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
Keith Rothfus on Health Care
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  • Oppose ObamaCare & Independent Payment Advisory Board. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports repealing Affordable Care Act. (Sep 2012)
Keith Rothfus on Homeland Security
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  • Opposes reducing defense spending. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Keith Rothfus on Immigration
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Keith Rothfus on Jobs
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  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Keith Rothfus on Principles & Values
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  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Aug 2012)
  • Endorsed Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Keith Rothfus on Social Security
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Keith Rothfus on Tax Reform
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  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes increasing tax rates. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes an income tax increase. (Sep 2012)
Keith Rothfus on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Keith Rothfus on War & Peace
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Keith Rothfus 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:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Embryonic stem cell research violates the conscience: Opposes topic 1
Inalienable right to life from moment of conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes public abortion funding: Opposes topic 1
Supports parental notification for abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes churches providing birth control: Opposes topic 1
I consider myself pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Sponsored prohibiting abortion information at school health centers: Opposes topic 1
No family planning assistance that includes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Protect the institution of marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports defining traditional marriage: Opposes topic 3
Opposes same-sex marriage: Opposes topic 3
Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose ObamaCare & Independent Payment Advisory Board: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Affordable Care Act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fight the EPA and drill for oil in ANWR and OCS: Strongly Favors 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)
Strong supporter of the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting the Second Amendment: Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on gun purchases: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Our high tax rates drive out business: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Opposes an income tax increase: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Neutral on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Opposes reducing defense spending: Favors topic 15
Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Fight the EPA and drill for oil in ANWR and OCS: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes regulating greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports offshore energy production: Opposes topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Opposes topic 20

Keith Rothfus is a Libertarian Conservative.
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