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Alan Khazei on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Right to safe & legal abortion is indispensable. (Nov 2009)
  • Champion stem cell research for its great promise. (Nov 2009)
Alan Khazei on Budget & Economy
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  • End recession by creating jobs and consumer spending. (Nov 2009)
Alan Khazei on Civil Rights
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  • Repeal DOMA; work for LGBT right to marry. (Nov 2009)
  • $5M/year to support women- and minority-owned businesses. (Nov 2009)
Alan Khazei on Corporations
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  • Reform corporate taxes to create American jobs. (Jul 2011)
Alan Khazei on Crime
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  • Strongly opposes the death penalty as ineffective & wrong. (Nov 2009)
  • Opposes death penalty in all cases. (Nov 2009)
Alan Khazei on Drugs
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Alan Khazei on Education
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  • $10,000 college tuition for each year of community service. (Jul 2011)
  • Make public education the civil rights issue of 21st century. (Nov 2009)
  • Double the federal charter school investment. (Nov 2009)
  • ServiceNation: volunteers for improving education& mentoring. (Oct 2009)
Alan Khazei on Energy & Oil
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  • Invest in renewable energy like solar, wind, and biofuels. (Nov 2009)
  • Implement cap-and-trade to reverse climate change. (Nov 2009)
Alan Khazei on Environment
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  • More aggressive enforcement of environmental regulations. (Jul 2011)
Alan Khazei on Families & Children
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Alan Khazei on Foreign Policy
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Alan Khazei on Free Trade
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Alan Khazei on Government Reform
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  • Include senior opportunities in Serve America Act. (Dec 2009)
  • Organized successful "Save AmeriCorps" coalition. (Oct 2009)
  • Special interests pollute our politics: end PAC money. (Oct 2009)
  • Refuses PAC money and lobbyist campaign donations. (Sep 2009)
Alan Khazei on Gun Control
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  • Ban assault weapons; strengthen background checks. (Nov 2009)
Alan Khazei on Health Care
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  • Close the Medicare Part D coverage gap. (Dec 2009)
  • Health care is both a moral issue and an economic issue. (Nov 2009)
  • Healthcare reform more important than covering abortion. (Nov 2009)
Alan Khazei on Homeland Security
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  • Would vote against Patriot Act. (Dec 2009)
  • End "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. (Nov 2009)
  • Full, mandatory funding for Department of Veterans Affairs. (Nov 2009)
Alan Khazei on Immigration
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  • Immigration critical to our future; ok to earn citizenship. (Nov 2009)
Alan Khazei on Jobs
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  • Enforceable workforce protection for seniors. (Dec 2009)
  • Jobs Creation Tax Credit: 15% back for new jobs. (Nov 2009)
Alan Khazei on Principles & Values
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  • The Khazei Principles: open process for fact-based positions. (Jul 2011)
  • Would take a "big citizenship" approach to Washington. (Oct 2009)
  • Co-founder of City Year and Be the Change. (Oct 2009)
  • Heritage is Italian and Iranian; raised in Boston and NH. (Oct 2009)
  • Citizen-led, citizen-energized, & citizen-financed campaign. (Sep 2009)
Alan Khazei on Social Security
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  • Individual retirement accounts ok; but not from Trust Fund. (Dec 2009)
Alan Khazei on Tax Reform
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  • Supports a war tax to pay for Afghanistan surge. (Dec 2009)
Alan Khazei on Technology
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  • Expand internet learning and science education. (Jul 2011)
  • Focus on mobility as key determinants of senior wellness. (Dec 2009)
Alan Khazei on War & Peace
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  • Strongly opposed Iraq War & Bush doctrine of preventive. (Nov 2009)
Alan Khazei on Welfare & Poverty
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  • City Year modeled as domestic Peace Corps. (Oct 2009)
  • Crafted Serve America Act: community and faith-based service. (Oct 2009)


VoteMatch Responses
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Right to safe & legal abortion is indispensable: Strongly Favors topic 1
Champion stem cell research for its great promise: Favors topic 1
Healthcare reform more important than covering abortion: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Enforceable workforce protection for seniors: Favors topic 2
$5M/year to support women- and minority-owned businesses: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Repeal DOMA; work for LGBT right to marry: Strongly Favors topic 3
End "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy: Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Crafted Serve America Act: community and faith-based service: Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Health care is both a moral issue and an economic issue: Strongly Favors topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Individual retirement accounts ok; but not from Trust Fund: Favors topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
Make public education the civil rights issue of 21st century: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Double the federal charter school investment: Favors topic 7
Double the federal charter school investment: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
More aggressive enforcement of environmental regulations: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Strongly opposes the death penalty as ineffective & wrong: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Opposes death penalty in all cases: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ban assault weapons; strengthen background checks: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports a war tax to pay for Afghanistan surge: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Immigration critical to our future; ok to earn citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Reform corporate taxes to create American jobs: Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Full, mandatory funding for Department of Veterans Affairs: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Special interests pollute our politics: end PAC money: Strongly Favors topic 16
Refuses PAC money and lobbyist campaign donations: Strongly Favors topic 16
Citizen-led, citizen-energized, & citizen-financed campaign: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
Strongly opposed Iraq War & Bush doctrine of preventive: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Invest in renewable energy like solar, wind, and biofuels: Strongly Favors topic 18
Implement cap-and-trade to reverse climate change: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Alan Khazei is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
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