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Betty Castor on SenateMatch

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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Protect a Woman's Right to Choose: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Opposes English-Only education: Favors topic 2
Supports Affirmative Action: Strongly Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(7 points on Social scale)
Include sexual orientation in Employment Nondiscrimination: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
Support a Patients' Bill of Rights with right to sue HMOs: Favors topic 5
Expand Healthy Kids to Healthy Families: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Protect Social Security from risky investments: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(2 points on Social scale)
Allocate funds fairly to schools-don't defund failed schools: Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(5 points on Social scale)
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Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(7 points on Social scale)
Commitment to the Right to Bear Arms: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Promote tax fairness for all, not just the wealthy: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(10 points on Economic scale)
Oppose English-only classrooms: Favors topic 12
Expedited citizenship for military immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(2 points on Economic scale)
Penalize companies that send jobs overseas: Opposes topic 13
Supports free and fair trade: Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(7 points on Social scale)
Imposing harsh barriers on Cuba does not bring democracy: Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(2 points on Economic scale)
More military pay, more veteran's benefits, more equipment: Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(7 points on Economic scale)
Improve prevention against unconventional & nuclear attacks: Opposes topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(0 points on Economic scale)
US wins wars by building alliances: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Alternative energy to reduce Global Warming: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
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