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David Redick on Abortion
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  • A fetus has no rights as a separate person until born. (Mar 2006)
  • A woman's body is her property. (Feb 2006)
  • No government payment & no partial birth abortion. (Feb 2006)
David Redick on Budget & Economy
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  • US economy in trouble due to excessive spending. (Feb 2006)
David Redick on Civil Rights
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  • Social engineering for minority hiring doesn't work. (Mar 2006)
  • No laws about sexual orientation--they interfere with rights. (Mar 2006)
  • Patriot Act gives excess authority which is easily abused. (Feb 2006)
David Redick on Corporations
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David Redick on Crime
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  • Death penalty is subject to error & doe not deter. (Mar 2006)
  • Don't take judgment away from judges. (Mar 2006)
David Redick on Drugs
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  • Use of drugs & alcohol is none of the government's business. (Mar 2006)
  • Making drugs illegal just raise the price & causes crime. (Mar 2006)
David Redick on Education
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  • School prayer inappropriately inserts unshared religion. (Mar 2006)
  • Vouchers are a step in the right direction. (Mar 2006)
  • Make all schools private nonprofits. (Feb 2006)
  • Phase-out property taxes as a source of school revenue. (Feb 2006)
David Redick on Energy & Oil
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  • Supports high market prices for instant conservation. (Mar 2006)
David Redick on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
David Redick on Families & Children
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David Redick on Foreign Policy
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David Redick on Free Trade
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  • Trade should be without government regulation. (Mar 2006)
  • Don't link human rights to trade with China. (Mar 2006)
David Redick on Government Reform
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David Redick on Gun Control
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  • Absolute right to guns, if used safely by non-criminals. (Mar 2006)
  • Second amendment only applies to state militias. (Feb 2006)
  • Leave responsible gun owners alone. (Feb 2006)
David Redick on Health Care
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  • Federally mandated health services just raise costs. (Jun 2006)
  • Institute federal catastrophic health insurance. (Feb 2006)
  • More consumer choice in health care. (Feb 2006)
David Redick on Homeland Security
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  • Reduce military spending by having fewer political wars. (Mar 2006)
  • Supports missile defense system. (Mar 2006)
  • Terrorists don't hate our way of life--it's about occupation. (Feb 2006)
  • Stop meddling with foreign nations to stop creating enemies. (Feb 2006)
  • Withdraw from 100 military bases abroad. (Feb 2006)
David Redick on Immigration
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  • End birthright citizenship for children of illegal aliens. (Feb 2006)
  • Adopt English as an official language. (Feb 2006)
  • Multiculturalism causes cultural disintegration. (Feb 2006)
David Redick on Jobs
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David Redick on Principles & Values
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  • No religion on coins, in schools, or Pledge of Allegiance. (Jun 2006)
  • No adorning government property with religious icons. (Feb 2006)
David Redick on Social Security
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  • Trust fund is deceptive--we're really on pay-as-you-go now. (Jun 2006)
  • Privatizing should be option if over 40; obligatory if under. (Mar 2006)
  • Allow opting out of Social Security system partly or fully. (Feb 2006)
David Redick on Tax Reform
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  • Supports flat tax; and per-person user fees. (Mar 2006)
David Redick on Technology
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David Redick on War & Peace
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  • End empire building and improper war in Iraq. (Jun 2006)
  • Purpose of Balkans war: evict China from Eastern Europe. (Feb 2006)
  • Bush planned to invade Iraq well before 9-11. (Feb 2006)
  • Immediate phased withdrawal from Iraq. (Feb 2006)
David Redick on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Faith-based organizations are a conflict on both sides. (Mar 2006)


VoteMatch Responses
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(7 points on Social scale)
A fetus has no rights as a separate person until born: Strongly Favors topic 1
A woman's body is her property: Strongly Favors topic 1
No government payment & no partial birth abortion: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(10 points on Economic scale)
Social engineering for minority hiring doesn't work: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(0 points on Social scale)
No laws about sexual orientation--they interfere with rights: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(10 points on Social scale)
School prayer inappropriately inserts unshared religion: Strongly Opposes topic 4
No adorning government property with religious icons: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(7 points on Economic scale)
Federally mandated health services just raise costs: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Institute federal catastrophic health insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
More consumer choice in health care: Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(2 points on Economic scale)
Trust fund is deceptive--we're really on pay-as-you-go now: Opposes topic 6
Privatizing should be option if over 40; obligatory if under: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Allow opting out of Social Security system partly or fully: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Vouchers are a step in the right direction: Strongly Favors topic 7
Make all schools private nonprofits: Strongly Favors topic 7
Phase-out property taxes as a source of school revenue: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(10 points on Social scale)
Death penalty is subject to error & doe not deter: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Don't take judgment away from judges: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(7 points on Social scale)
Absolute right to guns, if used safely by non-criminals: Strongly Favors topic 10
Second amendment only applies to state militias: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Leave responsible gun owners alone: Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Supports flat tax; and per-person user fees: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Economic scale)
End birthright citizenship for children of illegal aliens: Opposes topic 12
Adopt English as an official language: Opposes topic 12
Multiculturalism causes cultural disintegration: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(10 points on Economic scale)
Trade should be without government regulation: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(2 points on Social scale)
Don't link human rights to trade with China: Favors topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(7 points on Economic scale)
Reduce military spending by having fewer political wars: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Supports missile defense system: Favors topic 15
Withdraw from 100 military bases abroad: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Immediate phased withdrawal from Iraq: Opposes topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(10 points on Economic scale)
End empire building and improper war in Iraq: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Stop meddling with foreign nations to stop creating enemies: Opposes topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(2 points on Economic scale)
Supports high market prices for instant conservation: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
Use of drugs & alcohol is none of the government's business: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Making drugs illegal just raise the price & causes crime: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(10 points on Social scale)
Faith-based organizations are a conflict on both sides: Strongly Opposes topic 20

David Redick is a Liberal-Leaning Libertarian.
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