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Colia Clark on SenateMatch


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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Women's right to control their bodies is nonnegotiable: Strongly Favors topic 1
Morning-after pill should be readily accessible: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Community-owned businesses with inclusive employment: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits and civil marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+5 points on Social scale)
Prayer in school means pain and disrespect for some: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
The death penalty must be abolished: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+5 points on Social scale)
Mandatory sentencing must be abolished: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Prisons should be not-for-profit: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Need to set forth gun control laws is urgent: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-3 points on Economic scale)
We need single-payer health care for NY and US: Strongly Favors topic 5
Don't force purchasing insurance from private insurers: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Public protections should not be privatized and subject risk: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Charter schools should not be funded with public dollars: Strongly Opposes topic 7
School voucher system had racist origins: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Energy for the Living: green sources from wind & sun: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
Legalize medical marijuana and hemp crop production: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Return nonviolent offenders from prison to community: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Government, not churches, should provide social services: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-5 points on Economic scale)
$800 billion doled out to Wall Street is not acceptable: Strongly Favors topic 11
Federal and state taxes must be strongly progressive: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+5 points on Social scale)
NAFTA and CAFTA force workers to immigrate to the US: Favors topic 12
All immigrants should have an equal right to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
NAFTA is a hideous cancerous instrument of corporate power: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+5 points on Social scale)
All foreign bases should be closed within three years: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Cut the present defense budget by 50%: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Redirect billions spent on wars abroad on US infrastructure: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Full public financing of elections: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
Immediate repeal of the USA PATRIOT Act: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+5 points on Social scale)
End to all foreign wars is urgent: Strongly Favors topic 17

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NV:Heller(R) vs.Berkley(D)
NY:Gillibrand(D) vs.Noren(D) vs.Maragos(R) vs.Turner(R) vs.Clark(G)
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VA:Kaine(D) vs.Allen(R) vs.Radtke(R)
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Page last updated: May 25, 2012