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Bill Bowlin on Abortion
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  • Give reasons to choose to deliver, and medical care if not. (May 2006)
  • Support existing stem cell research. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bill Bowlin on Civil Rights
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  • Define marriage as one man and one woman. (May 2006)
  • Include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws. (May 2006)
  • Ok to consider race and gender in government contracts. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Corporations
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Bill Bowlin on Crime
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  • Supports use of death penalty. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Drugs
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  • Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Education
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  • More funding for school infrastructure & college. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Energy & Oil
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  • We have neglected alternative fuel exploration. (Jun 2006)
  • Drill ANWR but also develop alternative fuels. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Environment
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  • Strengthen Clean Water Act. & Clean Air Act. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Families & Children
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  • Include contraceptives with AIDS foreign aid. (May 2006)
  • Limit violent and sexual content on television. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Foreign Policy
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  • Maintain Great Britain and Israel as our strongest allies. (Jun 2006)
  • Don't use religion as a divisive force, as superpower. (Jun 2006)
  • Maintain financial support of the United Nations. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Free Trade
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  • Supports NAFTA, GATT, and WTO. (May 2006)
  • Include human rights and environment in trade discussions. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Government Reform
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  • Address reasons why qualified people do not run for office. (Jun 2006)
  • Let people contribute more to federal campaigns. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Gun Control
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  • Licenses and permits ok; but allow concealed carry. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Health Care
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  • Drug plans need simple laws, procedures and policies. (Jun 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Homeland Security
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  • Greatly increase military hardware and new weaponry. (May 2006)
  • Against greater discretion to read mail & tap phones. (May 2006)
  • Decide torture & pre-emptive strikes case-by-case. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Immigration
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  • Enforce existing immigration laws for safety and security. (Jun 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Jobs
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  • Focus on education and comprehensive job training. (Jun 2006)
  • Increase the minimum wage. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Principles & Values
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Bill Bowlin on Social Security
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  • Carry on the good work of this most important investment. (Jun 2006)
  • Total commitment to do the right thing. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Tax Reform
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  • Expire tax advantages given to one American & not the rest. (Jun 2006)
  • Lower taxes on low earners; higher taxes on high earners. (May 2006)
  • Opposes making President Bush's tax cuts permanent. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Technology
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  • Hurricane planning needs more strategy and less red tape. (Jun 2006)
Bill Bowlin on War & Peace
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  • Offensive and crushing end to war in Iraq. (Jun 2006)
  • Win the peace without question then begin exit. (May 2006)
Bill Bowlin on Welfare & Poverty
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  • State welfare flexibility in federal block grants. (May 2006)


VoteMatch Responses
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(7 points on Social scale)
Give reasons to choose to deliver, and medical care if not: Favors topic 1
Support existing stem cell research: Favors topic 1
Include contraceptives with AIDS foreign aid: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(2 points on Economic scale)
Ok to consider race and gender in government contracts: Favors topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(2 points on Social scale)
Define marriage as one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws: Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(2 points on Social scale)
Limit violent and sexual content on television: Favors topic 4
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
Drug plans need simple laws, procedures and policies: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(2 points on Economic scale)
Carry on the good work of this most important investment: Opposes topic 6
Total commitment to do the right thing: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(2 points on Social scale)
More funding for school infrastructure & college: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
Supports use of death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(7 points on Social scale)
Licenses and permits ok; but allow concealed carry: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Expire tax advantages given to one American & not the rest: Opposes topic 11
Lower taxes on low earners; higher taxes on high earners: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes making President Bush's tax cuts permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(2 points on Economic scale)
Enforce existing immigration laws for safety and security: Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(7 points on Economic scale)
Supports NAFTA, GATT, and WTO: Strongly Favors topic 13
Include human rights and environment in trade discussions: Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(7 points on Social scale)
Against greater discretion to read mail & tap phones: Favors topic 14
Decide torture & pre-emptive strikes case-by-case: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(0 points on Economic scale)
Greatly increase military hardware and new weaponry: Strongly Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(7 points on Economic scale)
Address reasons why qualified people do not run for office: Favors topic 16
Let people contribute more to federal campaigns: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(7 points on Economic scale)
Offensive and crushing end to war in Iraq: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Maintain financial support of the United Nations: Favors topic 17
Win the peace without question then begin exit: Strongly Opposes topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(5 points on Economic scale)
We have neglected alternative fuel exploration: Favors topic 18
Drill ANWR but also develop alternative fuels: Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(2 points on Social scale)
Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs: Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(2 points on Social scale)
State welfare flexibility in federal block grants: Favors topic 20

Bill Bowlin is a Moderate Populist.
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