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Bo Heyward on SenateMatch


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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
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Against abortion being used as a form of birth control: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
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No mandates on who companies hire: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
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People aren't born gay; no special protections needed: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
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Permit school prayer, but don't force it: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
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Healthcare should be handled by states, not feds: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Social Security should be done away with: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
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School choice ok if done at the state level: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
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Pedophiles deserve the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
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Supports giving violent criminals harsher sentences: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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I strongly support gun ownership: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
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Supports flat tax with no penalty for high income: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
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Illegal immigration is harmful to the welfare of US citizens: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Free trade weakens the economy: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
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Simplify the Patriot Act: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
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Give military EVERYTHING it needs: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
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Much stricter limits on political campaign funds: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
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Have the guts to truly unleash our military in Iraq: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
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Tap our own resources and build more refineries: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
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Keep drug use illegal: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
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Do away with federal welfare, and rely on charities instead: Strongly Favors topic 20

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