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Eric Fingerhut on SenateMatch

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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Wants justices that would uphold the Roe v. Wade decision: Strongly Favors topic 1
I support Roe vs. Wade: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(2 points on Economic scale)
Affirmative action is a good outreach strategy: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Recognize same-sex civil unions and marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(2 points on Social scale)
Teach abstinence; require exit exams in high schools: Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
Address 40 million people without health insurance: Favors topic 5
Must address the health care coverage crisis: Favors topic 5
Fund basic health care for all citizens: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(2 points on Economic scale)
Lockbox to stop the raids of the Social Security surplus: Opposes topic 6
Guarantee long-term viability of Social Security: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(2 points on Social scale)
Better teacher pay; expanded early education: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
Support death penalty; ban racial profiling: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
No parole for repeat offenders: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Social scale)
Supports safety locks, background checks, semi-auto ban: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Keep estate tax and dividends tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(7 points on Economic scale)
Attract the best and the brightest from around the world: Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Fair trade, not NAFTA: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(0 points on Social scale)
Include human rights and worker rights in trade agreements: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(2 points on Economic scale)
More funding for veterans and reservists: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(5 points on Economic scale)
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Favors topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(2 points on Economic scale)
Keep US troops in UN peacekeeping missions: Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Development not at the expense of our environment: Favors topic 18
Aggressive effort to increase clean air: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize medical marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
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