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Bruce Skarin on Abortion
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  • Reduce abortions without infringing women's rights to decide. (May 2014)
Bruce Skarin on Budget & Economy
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  • No witch doctors for our economy's heart attack. (Feb 2014)
  • Top priority: national debt; fiscal conservative. (Feb 2014)
Bruce Skarin on Civil Rights
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  • Don't use religious values to restrict civil right to love. (Mar 2014)
  • Not just supporter, but advocate for gay rights. (Feb 2014)
  • In secular society, cannot discriminate on religious grounds. (Feb 2014)
  • I am not just a supporter, but an advocate for gay rights. (Feb 2014)
Bruce Skarin on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bruce Skarin on Crime
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Bruce Skarin on Drugs
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  • War on drugs creates more problems than it solves. (Mar 2014)
Bruce Skarin on Education
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  • Minimize standardized testing; maximize public resources. (Mar 2014)
Bruce Skarin on Energy & Oil
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  • Top priority: combatting global climate change. (Feb 2014)
Bruce Skarin on Environment
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  • Account for polluting our commons. (Mar 2014)
Bruce Skarin on Families & Children
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  • Much-needed deep social change begins with family. (Feb 2014)
Bruce Skarin on Foreign Policy
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Bruce Skarin on Free Trade
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Bruce Skarin on Government Reform
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  • Campaign finance reform to end pervasive corruption. (Feb 2014)
Bruce Skarin on Gun Control
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  • Right to gun ownership with safety as priority. (Mar 2014)
Bruce Skarin on Health Care
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Bruce Skarin on Homeland Security
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  • Individuals control when private information is accessed. (Mar 2014)
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Bruce Skarin on Principles & Values
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  • Three main principles: transparency, independence, diversity. (Feb 2014)
Bruce Skarin on Social Security
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Bruce Skarin on Tax Reform
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  • Use the necessary evil of taxes more wisely. (Feb 2014)
  • Decrease income tax; increase gas tax. (Feb 2014)
Bruce Skarin on Technology
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  • It is time to upgrade the operating system of government. (Feb 2014)
Bruce Skarin on War & Peace
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Bruce Skarin on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Hunger is still a very real problem for our nation's poor. (Mar 2014)


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 unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Reduce abortions without infringing women's rights to decide: Strongly Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
I am not just a supporter, but an advocate for gay rights: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+2 points on Social scale)
Don't use religious values to restrict civil right to love: Opposes topic 4
In secular society, cannot discriminate on religious grounds: Opposes topic 4
No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Minimize standardized testing; maximize public resources: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(-3 points on Social scale)
Account for polluting our commons: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Focus on prevention and more effective long term solutions: Opposes topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Right to gun ownership with safety as priority: Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Use the necessary evil of taxes more wisely: Strongly Favors topic 11
Decrease income tax; increase gas tax: Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Campaign finance reform to end pervasive corruption: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Top priority: combatting global climate change: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+5 points on Social scale)
War on drugs creates more problems than it solves: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Top priority: national debt; fiscal conservative: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Bruce Skarin is a Moderate Libertarian Liberal.
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