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Bob Underwood on Abortion
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  • Government shouldn't decide abortion, but also shouldn't pay. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Budget & Economy
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Bob Underwood on Civil Rights
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  • No quotas for women and minorities. (Aug 2008)
  • Sexual orientation protected by civil rights law. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Corporations
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Bob Underwood on Crime
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  • Opposes the death penalty--there have been too many mistakes. (Aug 2008)
  • Three Strikes laws ok, but only for serious crimes. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Drugs
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  • Laws against drug use have not stopped the use of drugs. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Education
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  • If a state wants a voucher system, let them have it. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Energy & Oil
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  • Much of my platform is dedicated to replacing coal and oil. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Environment
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Bob Underwood on Families & Children
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  • Let states decide about family values in public schools. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Foreign Policy
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Bob Underwood on Free Trade
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  • End free trade as it is now; it isn't free. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Government Reform
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  • Laws about political expenditures do not work. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Gun Control
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  • Average Americans are best defense against tyranny. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Health Care
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  • Canadian system works; US is an epidemic waiting to happen. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Homeland Security
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  • Less spending on armed forces. (Aug 2008)
  • The Patriot Act harms civil liberties. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Immigration
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  • Deport illegal immigrants. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Jobs
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Bob Underwood on Principles & Values
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Bob Underwood on Social Security
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  • Don't privatize social security. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Tax Reform
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  • Lower all taxes by reducing government. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Technology
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Bob Underwood on War & Peace
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  • Withdraw US troops from Iraq. (Aug 2008)
Bob Underwood on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Allow churches to provide welfare services. (Aug 2008)


VoteMatch Responses
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Government shouldn't decide abortion, but also shouldn't pay: Favors topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
No quotas for women and minorities: Opposes topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights law: Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
Let states decide about family values in public schools: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes the death penalty--there have been too many mistakes: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-3 points on Social scale)
Three Strikes laws ok, but only for serious crimes: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Average Americans are best defense against tyranny: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Canadian system works; US is an epidemic waiting to happen: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Don't privatize social security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
If a state wants a voucher system, let them have it: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Much of my platform is dedicated to replacing coal and oil: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
Laws against drug use have not stopped the use of drugs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Allow churches to provide welfare services: Strongly Favors topic 20
Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Lower all taxes by reducing government: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Deport illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
End free trade as it is now; it isn't free: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+5 points on Social scale)
Less spending on armed forces: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Laws about political expenditures do not work: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+5 points on Social scale)
Withdraw US troops from Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17

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