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Barbara Radnofsky on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Reduce economic necessity for abortions. (Aug 2006)
  • Support Roe v. Wade. (Apr 2006)
  • Right to choose, but with “Target Zero” abortions. (Sep 2005)
  • Uphold the right to choose, but “Target Zero” abortions. (Sep 2005)
Barbara Radnofsky on Budget & Economy
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  • Reduce deficit via pay-as-you-go. (Apr 2006)
  • Reduce the deficit & advocate fiscal responsibility. (Sep 2005)
Barbara Radnofsky on Civil Rights
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  • No constitutional definition of marriage. (Aug 2006)
  • No amendment defining one-man-one-woman marriage. (Aug 2006)
  • Equal pay for equal work. (Sep 2005)
Barbara Radnofsky on Corporations
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Barbara Radnofsky on Crime
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  • Support the use of the death penalty for federal crimes. (Aug 2006)
  • Support the use of the death penalty. (Aug 2006)
  • Support prosecution of “hate crimes”. (Aug 2006)
  • High priority to anti-lynching resolution. (Jan 2006)
Barbara Radnofsky on Drugs
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  • Increase border security to stop inflow of illegal drugs. (Aug 2006)
  • More funding to Colombia to combat the war on drugs. (Aug 2006)
  • Stop flow of illegal drugs at the border. (Aug 2006)
Barbara Radnofsky on Education
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  • Expand Upward Bound & Head Start. (Apr 2006)
  • Strengthen Pell Grant programs. (Jan 2006)
  • Improve and fund our public school systems. (Sep 2005)
  • Vouchers are divisive. (Sep 2005)
  • Vouchers bankrupt our public educational system. (Sep 2005)
Barbara Radnofsky on Energy & Oil
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  • Promote energy independence & renewables. (Apr 2006)
  • National policy of energy independence. (Jan 2006)
  • Make renewable energy a priority. (Sep 2005)
Barbara Radnofsky on Environment
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  • Strengthen emission controls and fuel efficiency standards. (Aug 2006)
  • Incentivize pollution control to spur innovation. (Sep 2005)
Barbara Radnofsky on Families & Children
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Barbara Radnofsky on Foreign Policy
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  • Supports US troops on UN peacekeeping missions. (Aug 2006)
Barbara Radnofsky on Free Trade
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  • Fair trade policy and reduced reliance on China. (Apr 2006)
  • Promote fair trade with incentives to keep jobs at home. (Sep 2005)
  • CAFTA sucks away our jobs and pollutes our environment. (Aug 2005)
Barbara Radnofsky on Government Reform
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  • Public funding for candidates complying with spending limits. (Aug 2006)
  • No-bid contracts encourage waste, fraud, corruption. (Aug 2006)
  • Support public taxpayer funding for federal campaigns. (Aug 2006)
  • Post all bills on Internet, with honest bill titles. (Apr 2006)
  • Supports earmark reform and an office of public integrity. (Apr 2006)
  • Transparency, honesty, and integrity in government. (Jan 2006)
Barbara Radnofsky on Gun Control
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  • Fully support a legally armed citizenry. (Apr 2006)
Barbara Radnofsky on Health Care
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  • Don’t criminalize Medicare negotiating for drug prices. (Oct 2006)
  • Federal insurance reform via free markets for fair prices. (Apr 2006)
  • Federal negotiations with drug companies for prescriptions. (Apr 2006)
  • Fund preventive care. (Jan 2006)
  • Fully fund Medicaid and restore cuts. (Sep 2005)
  • Medicaid must be properly funded. (Sep 2005)
Barbara Radnofsky on Homeland Security
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  • Diplomatic methods first; last resort is coercion. (Aug 2006)
  • No military tribunals for terrorists; but no torture either. (Aug 2006)
  • Pre-emptive strikes must remain in our arsenal. (Aug 2006)
  • Revise the Patriot Act regarding libraries. (Aug 2006)
  • Oppose military tribunals to try suspected terrorists. (Aug 2006)
  • More funding and services for veterans. (Apr 2006)
  • More domestic preparedness via first responders & states. (Apr 2006)
  • Fully fund the Veterans Administration. (Sep 2005)
Barbara Radnofsky on Immigration
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  • Current effort targeting illegal immigration is ineffective. (Aug 2006)
  • More border patrols, but not by vigilantes. (Apr 2006)
  • Encourage legal trade with Mexico as part of border strategy. (Jan 2006)
  • Opposes vigilante volunteers patrolling borders. (Oct 2005)
  • Tie immigration to discussion on security. (Aug 2005)
Barbara Radnofsky on Jobs
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  • Provide proper incentives for keeping US jobs at home. (Aug 2006)
  • Stop rewarding companies for shipping American jobs overseas. (Aug 2006)
Barbara Radnofsky on Principles & Values
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  • Experienced as mother, teacher, lawyer, and mediator. (Aug 2006)
Barbara Radnofsky on Social Security
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  • Privatization is a terrible idea. (Oct 2006)
  • Oppose efforts to privatize Social Security. (Apr 2006)
  • Ensure that our safety net remains safe. (Jan 2006)
  • Save Social Security from privatization. (Sep 2005)
Barbara Radnofsky on Tax Reform
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  • Roll back the unfair tax cuts the very wealthiest. (Aug 2006)
  • Keep inheritance tax for top .5% of estates. (Aug 2006)
  • Roll back unfair tax cuts for the very wealthiest. (Aug 2006)
  • Inheritance taxes only for the top 0.5% of estates. (Aug 2006)
Barbara Radnofsky on Technology
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  • I strongly support net neutrality. (Aug 2006)
  • Strongly supports net neutrality. (Aug 2006)
Barbara Radnofsky on War & Peace
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  • US presence destabilizes Iraq; leaving causes stability. (Oct 2006)
  • Partition of Iraq will increase terrorism. (Oct 2006)
  • Secret CIA papers at time of war vote skeptical of WMD info. (Oct 2006)
  • Supports creation of a Palestinian state. (Aug 2006)
  • Expose the failures of the current war on terror. (Apr 2006)
  • Planned, professional exit from Iraq. (Apr 2006)
  • Set a timetable and safely withdraw from Iraq. (Nov 2005)
Barbara Radnofsky on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Supports flexible state block grants & workfare. (Aug 2006)


VoteMatch Responses
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Reduce economic necessity for abortions: Opposes topic 1
Support Roe v. Wade: Strongly Favors topic 1
Uphold the right to choose, but “Target Zero” abortions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Equal pay for equal work: Strongly Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
No constitutional definition of marriage: Favors topic 3
No amendment defining one-man-one-woman marriage: Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports flexible state block grants & workfare: Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Federal insurance reform via free markets for fair prices: Favors topic 5
Federal negotiations with drug companies for prescriptions: Strongly Favors topic 5
Fund preventive care: Favors topic 5
Fully fund Medicaid and restore cuts: Strongly Favors topic 5
Medicaid must be properly funded: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Privatization is a terrible idea: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Oppose efforts to privatize Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Ensure that our safety net remains safe: Opposes topic 6
Save Social Security from privatization: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Expand Upward Bound & Head Start: Opposes topic 7
Improve and fund our public school systems: Opposes topic 7
Vouchers are divisive: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Vouchers bankrupt our public educational system: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strengthen emission controls and fuel efficiency standards: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Support the use of the death penalty for federal crimes: Favors topic 9
Support the use of the death penalty: Favors topic 9
Support prosecution of “hate crimes”: Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Fully support a legally armed citizenry: Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Roll back the unfair tax cuts the very wealthiest: Strongly Favors topic 11
Keep inheritance tax for top .5% of estates: Favors topic 11
Roll back unfair tax cuts for the very wealthiest: Strongly Favors topic 11
Inheritance taxes only for the top 0.5% of estates: Opposes topic 11
Reduce the deficit & advocate fiscal responsibility: Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Current effort targeting illegal immigration is ineffective: Opposes topic 12
More border patrols, but not by vigilantes: Favors topic 12
Encourage legal trade with Mexico as part of border strategy: Favors topic 12
Opposes vigilante volunteers patrolling borders: Favors topic 12
Tie immigration to discussion on security: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Promote fair trade with incentives to keep jobs at home: Opposes topic 13
CAFTA sucks away our jobs and pollutes our environment: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports US troops on UN peacekeeping missions: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
Diplomatic methods first; last resort is coercion: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Pre-emptive strikes must remain in our arsenal: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Public funding for candidates complying with spending limits: Strongly Favors topic 16
No-bid contracts encourage waste, fraud, corruption: Favors topic 16
Support public taxpayer funding for federal campaigns: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
Set a timetable and safely withdraw from Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Promote energy independence & renewables: Strongly Favors topic 18
National policy of energy independence: Strongly Favors topic 18
Make renewable energy a priority: Strongly Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-3 points on Social scale)
Increase border security to stop inflow of illegal drugs: Opposes topic 19
More funding to Colombia to combat the war on drugs: Favors topic 19
Stop flow of illegal drugs at the border: Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Provide proper incentives for keeping US jobs at home: Favors topic 20

Barbara Radnofsky is a Liberal Populist.
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