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Chris Rothfuss on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Advance stem-cell research & nanotechnology. (Sep 2008)
  • Abortion is a woman's right. (Aug 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Budget & Economy
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  • Execute a long term plan to eliminate our national debt. (Jun 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Civil Rights
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  • All citizens must be exactly equal in eyes of government. (Aug 2008)
  • Don't require companies to hire more women and minorities. (Aug 2008)
  • Sexual orientation protected by civil rights law. (Aug 2008)
  • All US citizens should be exactly equal in government eyes. (Mar 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Corporations
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Chris Rothfuss on Crime
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  • Opposes the death penalty. (Aug 2008)
  • Opposes mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Aug 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Drugs
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  • Congress should never legislate morality, including drugs. (Aug 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Education
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  • Repeal NCLB: stop punishing our educators. (Aug 2008)
  • Vouchers hurt public schools. (Aug 2008)
  • Need to pay our teachers more and keep them highly trained. (Jun 2008)
  • No Child Left Behind aspires to mediocrity. (Mar 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Energy & Oil
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  • Cap-and-trade strategy is superior to a carbon tax. (Sep 2008)
  • We need coal and oil for energy independence. (Aug 2008)
  • Make Wyoming a leader in energy policy. (Jun 2008)
  • Leverage all resources--coal, oil, gas, wind, solar, nuclear. (Mar 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Environment
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Chris Rothfuss on Families & Children
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  • Opposes prayer in school in public schools. (Aug 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Foreign Policy
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  • Diplomacy is the only solution to global terrorism. (Jun 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Free Trade
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  • Oppose free trade; support fair trade. (Aug 2008)
  • Strongly support country of origin labeling. (Jun 2008)
  • Promote fair trade for balanced trade. (Mar 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Government Reform
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  • Change for a Buck: fight special interest influence. (Aug 2008)
  • Restrict political campaign funds. (Aug 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Gun Control
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  • Absolute right to gun ownership. (Aug 2008)
  • Right to self-protection is an essential freedom. (Mar 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Health Care
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  • Medicare should not be corporate welfare. (Oct 2008)
  • Health coverage for all Americans. (Aug 2008)
  • The way to get everyone health care is to control costs. (Jun 2008)
  • Reduce costs before we establish a national program. (Mar 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Homeland Security
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  • Federal Government has been assaulting our privacy rights. (Aug 2008)
  • Better spending on armed forces, not more spending. (Aug 2008)
  • The Patriot Act harms civil liberties. (Aug 2008)
  • Disservice to diminish freedom in name of security. (Jun 2008)
  • Obtain actionable intelligence without resorting to torture. (Mar 2008)
  • Federal Government has been assaulting our privacy rights. (Mar 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Immigration
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  • Don't count illegal aliens' work toward retirement benefits. (Oct 2008)
  • Don't allow illegal immigrants to earn citizenship. (Aug 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Jobs
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Chris Rothfuss on Principles & Values
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  • We have all grown tired of bitter partisan politics. (Jun 2008)
  • American people are looking for change. (Mar 2008)
  • Build consensus through bipartisan collaboration. (Mar 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Social Security
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  • No reasonable justification for Notch Baby disparity. (Oct 2008)
  • CPI-E would be a fairer COLA than CPI-W for seniors. (Oct 2008)
  • Raise the $102,000 taxable ceiling & raise retirement age. (Oct 2008)
  • Opposes privatizing social security. (Aug 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Tax Reform
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  • Make taxes more progressive. (Aug 2008)
  • We don't need more taxes. (Jun 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Technology
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  • Increase funding for Federal R&D programs. (Sep 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on War & Peace
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  • Take the battle to the terrorists. (Aug 2008)
  • Draw down US troops and replace with Iraqis. (Aug 2008)
  • Answer to global terrorism isn't in Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Al Qaeda arrived in Iraq after we did. (Jun 2008)
  • I strongly support the withdrawal of our troops from Iraq. (Mar 2008)
Chris Rothfuss on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Don't allow churches to provide welfare services. (Aug 2008)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Advance stem-cell research & nanotechnology: Favors topic 1
Abortion is a woman's right: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Don't require companies to hire more women and minorities: Strongly Opposes topic 2
All US citizens should be exactly equal in government eyes: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
All citizens must be exactly equal in eyes of government: Favors topic 3
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights law: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes prayer in school in public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Absolute right to gun ownership: Strongly Favors topic 10
Right to self-protection is an essential freedom: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Health coverage for all Americans: Strongly Favors topic 5
The way to get everyone health care is to control costs: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Reduce costs before we establish a national program: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes privatizing social security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Repeal NCLB: stop punishing our educators: Strongly Favors topic 7
Vouchers hurt public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Need to pay our teachers more and keep them highly trained: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We need coal and oil for energy independence: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Leverage all resources--coal, oil, gas, wind, solar, nuclear: Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
Congress should never legislate morality, including drugs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Don't allow churches to provide welfare services: Strongly Opposes topic 20
No opinion on topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(0 points on Economic scale)
Make taxes more progressive: Strongly Favors topic 11
We don't need more taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Don't allow illegal immigrants to earn citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose free trade; support fair trade: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly support country of origin labeling: Opposes topic 13
Promote fair trade for balanced trade: Strongly Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
Take the battle to the terrorists: Strongly Favors topic 15
Better spending on armed forces, not more spending: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Change for a Buck: fight special interest influence: Strongly Favors topic 16
Restrict political campaign funds: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
Federal Government has been assaulting our privacy rights: Strongly Favors topic 14
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties: Strongly Favors topic 14
Disservice to diminish freedom in name of security: Strongly Favors topic 14
Obtain actionable intelligence without resorting to torture: Favors topic 14
Federal Government has been assaulting our privacy rights: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+5 points on Social scale)
Draw down US troops and replace with Iraqis: Favors topic 17
Answer to global terrorism isn't in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
I strongly support the withdrawal of our troops from Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17

Chris Rothfuss is a Liberal Libertarian.
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