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Howie Hawkins on Abortion
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  • Supports reproductive freedom. (Jun 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Howie Hawkins on Civil Rights
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  • Continue affirmative action programs. (Oct 2006)
  • Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws. (Aug 2006)
  • End racial profiling. (Jun 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Corporations
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Howie Hawkins on Crime
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  • Opposes mandatory sentencing. (Aug 2006)
  • End the death penalty. (Jun 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Drugs
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  • End the "War on Drugs". (Jun 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Education
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  • Guarantee a quality education to everyone. (Jun 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Energy & Oil
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  • Solar-Based Renewable Energy. (Jun 2006)
  • More mass transportation, and fuel cell cars. (Jun 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Howie Hawkins on Families & Children
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  • Raise minimum wage to family-supporting wage. (Jul 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Foreign Policy
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Howie Hawkins on Free Trade
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  • Repeal NAFTA & CAFTA. (Aug 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Government Reform
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  • Supports publicly financed campaigns. (Aug 2006)
  • Abolish the Electoral College; support IRV. (Jun 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Gun Control
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  • Strengthen existing federal gun restrictions. (Oct 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Health Care
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  • Supports Universal Medicare. (Jun 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Homeland Security
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  • Halve defense spending & use funds domestically. (Aug 2006)
  • End secret detentions and arrests without charge. (Jul 2006)
  • Repeal the Patriot Act. (Jun 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Immigration
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  • Supports path to citizenship. (Aug 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Jobs
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  • Full Employment at Living Wages. (Jun 2006)
  • Supports Fair Labor Laws. (Jun 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Principles & Values
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Howie Hawkins on Social Security
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Howie Hawkins on Tax Reform
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  • Shift to progressively-graduated income and wealth taxes. (Jun 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Technology
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Howie Hawkins on War & Peace
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  • Replace Middle East occupation with peace. (Aug 2006)
  • End the War in Iraq. (Jun 2006)
Howie Hawkins on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Expand public works to guarantee an adequate income. (Oct 2006)
  • Repeal Taft- Hartley. (Jul 2006)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Supports reproductive freedom: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Continue affirmative action programs: Strongly Favors topic 2
End racial profiling: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
Supports Universal Medicare: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(2 points on Social scale)
Guarantee a quality education to everyone: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(10 points on Social scale)
End the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Opposes mandatory sentencing: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Social scale)
Strengthen existing federal gun restrictions: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Shift to progressively-graduated income and wealth taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(10 points on Economic scale)
Supports path to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Repeal NAFTA & CAFTA: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
End secret detentions and arrests without charge: Strongly Favors topic 14
Repeal the Patriot Act: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(10 points on Economic scale)
Halve defense spending & use funds domestically: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
Supports publicly financed campaigns: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(0 points on Economic scale)
Replace Middle East occupation with peace: Favors topic 17
End the War in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Shut down nuclear energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Solar-Based Renewable Energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
More mass transportation, and fuel cell cars: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
End the "War on Drugs": Strongly Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(7 points on Social scale)
Expand public works to guarantee an adequate income: Opposes topic 20

Howie Hawkins is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
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