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Bruce Guthrie on Abortion
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  • Protect Women's Reproductive Rights. (Oct 2006)
  • I'm pro-choice; medical freedom is an individual right. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Budget & Economy
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  • Balanced Budget Amendment is unfortunately needed. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Civil Rights
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  • Recognize marriage equality for gays. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Corporations
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  • Reduce government regulation of the private sector. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Crime
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  • Eliminate the federal death penalty. (Oct 2006)
  • Reduce prison sentences for non-violent crimes. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Drugs
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  • Decriminalize marijuana; defund the Drug War. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Education
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  • Supports vouchers and charter schools. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Energy & Oil
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  • Develop alternative fuels to reduce pollution. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Environment
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  • Strengthen "polluter pays" laws & Clean Air Act. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Families & Children
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Bruce Guthrie on Foreign Policy
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  • Scale back international aid, except for emergency aid. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Free Trade
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  • Opposes NAFTA, CAFTA, and GATT. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Government Reform
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  • Increase individuals campaign donation limits. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Gun Control
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  • Ease federal gun restrictions. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Health Care
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  • Consumer-Directed over Insurance-Directed care. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Homeland Security
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  • Reduce Troops Permanently Stationed Abroad. (Oct 2006)
  • End Domestic Spying and Reform the PATRIOT Act. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Immigration
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  • Increase legal immigrants; support temporary worker program. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Jobs
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Bruce Guthrie on Principles & Values
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  • Voters were disgusted in 2004 and 60% did not vote. (Oct 2006)
  • Lends campaign $1.2 million. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Social Security
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  • Diversify Social Security investments. (Oct 2006)
  • First, we must keep our promises to our senior citizens. (Oct 2006)
  • Personal accounts if under 25; opt-out if under 50. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Tax Reform
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  • Tax burden is unbearably high. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Technology
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  • Continue the moratorium on Internet taxation. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on War & Peace
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  • End the Occupation of Iraq. (Oct 2006)
  • Iraq is in civil war; bring the troops home. (Oct 2006)
Bruce Guthrie on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Keep federal welfare programs, for now. (Oct 2006)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Protect Women's Reproductive Rights: Strongly Favors topic 1
I'm pro-choice; medical freedom is an individual right: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(7 points on Economic scale)
Reduce government regulation of the private sector: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Recognize marriage equality for gays: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teach family values 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)
Consumer-Directed over Insurance-Directed care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(10 points on Economic scale)
Diversify Social Security investments: Strongly Favors topic 6
Personal accounts if under 25; opt-out if under 50: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Supports vouchers and charter schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(10 points on Social scale)
Eliminate the federal death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Reduce prison sentences for non-violent crimes: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
Ease federal gun restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Tax burden is unbearably high: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(10 points on Economic scale)
Increase legal immigrants; support temporary worker program: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Opposes NAFTA, CAFTA, and GATT: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
End Domestic Spying and Reform the PATRIOT Act: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(10 points on Economic scale)
Reduce Troops Permanently Stationed Abroad: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(10 points on Economic scale)
Increase individuals campaign donation limits: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(0 points on Economic scale)
End the Occupation of Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(2 points on Economic scale)
Develop alternative fuels to reduce pollution: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize marijuana; defund the Drug War: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(7 points on Social scale)
Keep federal welfare programs, for now: Opposes topic 20

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