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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on banning partial-birth abortions: Opposes topic 1
YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad: Opposes topic 1
YES on banning human cloning, including medical research: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on federal crime to harm fetus while committing other crimes: Opposes topic 1
YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info: Opposes topic 1
YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender: Strongly Favors topic 2
NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions: Favors topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(2 points on Social scale)
YES on banning gay adoptions in DC.: Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
Supports anti-flag desecration amendment: Favors topic 4
Rated 76% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-family voting record: Strongly Favors topic 4
Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer: Strongly Favors topic 4
YES on Constitutional amendment prohibiting Flag Desecration: Favors topic 4
YES on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror: Strongly Favors topic 4
YES on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration: Favors topic 4
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
Better and immediate funding for Medicare & Medicaid: Favors topic 5
Rated 44% by APHA, indicating a mixed record on public health issues: Neutral on topic 5
NO on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts: Favors topic 5
NO on Prescription Drug Coverage under Medicare: Favors topic 5
NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs: Opposes topic 5
NO on capping damages and setting time limits in medical lawsuits: Favors topic 5
YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients: Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(2 points on Economic scale)
Rated 44% by the ARA, indicating a mixed record on senior issues: Neutral on topic 6
YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox: Opposes topic 6
NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits: Opposes topic 6
YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable: Favors topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(2 points on Social scale)
Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes: Strongly Opposes topic 7
YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools: Opposes topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
Rated 10% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes: Strongly Favors topic 9
YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime: Favors topic 9
YES on Amendment to prohibit burning the US flag.: Favors topic 9
NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons.: Strongly Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(7 points on Social scale)
Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1: Strongly Opposes topic 10
YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse: Strongly Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(7 points on Economic scale)
Phaseout the death tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Rated 32% by NTU, indicating a "Big Spender" on tax votes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on repealing the estate tax ("death tax"): Favors topic 11
YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty": Favors topic 11
YES on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business: Favors topic 11
YES on Tax Cut Package of $958B over 10 years: Favors topic 11
YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years: Favors topic 11
YES on eliminating the Estate Tax: Favors topic 11
NO on making the Bush tax cuts permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(10 points on Economic scale)
YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers: Favors topic 12
YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules: Favors topic 12
NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment: Strongly Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(7 points on Economic scale)
Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues: Neutral on topic 13
NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements: Strongly Opposes topic 13
NO on withdrawing from the WTO: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on implementing the US-Singapore free trade agreement: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(10 points on Social scale)
YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(2 points on Economic scale)
Rated 56% by SANE, indicating a mixed record on military issues: Neutral on topic 15
YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill: Favors topic 15
YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(10 points on Economic scale)
YES on deploying SDI: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(2 points on Economic scale)
NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo: Favors topic 17
YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations: Favors topic 17
YES on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction: Favors topic 17
NO on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Balance fossil fuels and viable renewable energy: Favors topic 18
Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup: Opposes topic 18
Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(7 points on Social scale)
YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations: Favors topic 20
NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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