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Jean Hay Bright on Abortion
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  • Right to decide is a constitutional & human right. (Apr 2006)
  • Abortion is a woman's right. (Dec 2005)
Jean Hay Bright on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jean Hay Bright on Civil Rights
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  • Marriage Protection Amendment is indefensible. (May 2006)
  • Special Prosecutor should investigate Bush FISA violations. (Feb 2006)
  • Require companies to hire more women & minorities. (Dec 2005)
  • Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws. (Dec 2005)
  • Flag desecration expresses gripes in a Constitutional way. (Sep 2005)
Jean Hay Bright on Corporations
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Jean Hay Bright on Crime
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  • Strongly Opposes the Death Penalty. (Dec 2005)
  • Strongly Opposes Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Dec 2005)
Jean Hay Bright on Drugs
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  • Opposes enforce drug laws based on morality. (Dec 2005)
Jean Hay Bright on Education
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  • Opposes permitting school-sponsored prayer. (Dec 2005)
  • Opposes school vouchers. (Dec 2005)
  • Keep God and flag out of Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2005)
Jean Hay Bright on Energy & Oil
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  • Favors reducing use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy. (Dec 2005)
Jean Hay Bright on Environment
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  • Label genetically-modified crops, as a first step. (Jun 2006)
Jean Hay Bright on Families & Children
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Jean Hay Bright on Foreign Policy
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  • Favors linking human rights to trade with China. (Dec 2005)
Jean Hay Bright on Free Trade
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  • Strongly Opposes expanding free trade. (Dec 2005)
Jean Hay Bright on Government Reform
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  • Generous allotment of campaign TV time, publicly-funded. (Oct 2006)
  • Impeach Bush & Cheney for violating Constitution. (May 2006)
Jean Hay Bright on Gun Control
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  • Neutral on absolute right to gun ownership. (Dec 2005)
Jean Hay Bright on Health Care
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  • National health care system is long overdue. (Jun 2006)
  • More federal funding for health coverage. (Dec 2005)
Jean Hay Bright on Homeland Security
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  • Patriot Act revisions are "truly frightening". (Jan 2006)
  • Opposes more spending on armed forces. (Dec 2005)
  • Reduce spending on missile defense. (Dec 2005)
Jean Hay Bright on Immigration
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  • Clamp down on undocumented workers via employers. (Mar 2006)
  • Neutral on encouraging immigration. (Dec 2005)
Jean Hay Bright on Jobs
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  • Raise the minimum wage, then adjust it annually. (Mar 2006)
Jean Hay Bright on Principles & Values
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  • Snowe talks moderate, but votes right-wing Republican. (Mar 2006)
Jean Hay Bright on Social Security
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  • Opposes privatizing Social Security. (Dec 2005)
  • "Promote the General Welfare" is our founding principle. (Feb 2005)
Jean Hay Bright on Tax Reform
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  • Opposes decreasing overall taxation of the wealthy. (Dec 2005)
  • Repealing estate tax shifts burden to working class. (Sep 2005)
Jean Hay Bright on Technology
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Jean Hay Bright on War & Peace
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  • Get out of Iraq as quickly as possible by involving UN. (May 2006)
  • Favors seeking UN approval for military action. (Dec 2005)
Jean Hay Bright on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Opposes church-provided welfare services. (Dec 2005)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Right to decide is a constitutional & human right: Strongly Favors topic 1
Abortion is a woman's right: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(2 points on Economic scale)
Require companies to hire more women & minorities: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Marriage Protection Amendment is indefensible: Strongly Favors topic 3
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(10 points on Social scale)
Opposes permitting school-sponsored prayer: Opposes topic 4
Flag desecration expresses gripes in a Constitutional way: Opposes topic 4
Keep God and flag out of Pledge of Allegiance: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
National health care system is long overdue: Strongly Favors topic 5
More federal funding for health coverage: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Opposes privatizing Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
"Promote the General Welfare" is our founding principle: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Social scale)
Opposes school vouchers: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(10 points on Social scale)
Strongly Opposes the Death Penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Strongly Opposes Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Opposes topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(5 points on Social scale)
Neutral on absolute right to gun ownership: Neutral on topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Opposes decreasing overall taxation of the wealthy: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repealing estate tax shifts burden to working class: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(2 points on Economic scale)
Clamp down on undocumented workers via employers: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Neutral on encouraging immigration: Neutral on topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Strongly Opposes expanding free trade: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
Special Prosecutor should investigate Bush FISA violations: Favors topic 14
Patriot Act revisions are "truly frightening": Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(10 points on Economic scale)
Opposes more spending on armed forces: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
Generous allotment of campaign TV time, publicly-funded: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(0 points on Economic scale)
Get out of Iraq as quickly as possible by involving UN: Strongly Favors topic 17
Favors seeking UN approval for military action: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Favors reducing use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
Opposes enforce drug laws based on morality: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(7 points on Social scale)
Opposes church-provided welfare services: Opposes topic 20

Jean Hay Bright is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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