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Jim Risch MyOcracy topics and responses

    Civil Rights

    Support for gun rights

  • 09/25/2013: Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty
  • 04/17/2013: Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets
  • 04/02/2009: Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains
  • 03/23/2009: Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights
  • 02/03/2009: Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal
  • 06/08/2008: Gun ownership is a constitutional right

    Ban abortions except in limited cases

  • 01/24/2013: No family planning assistance that includes abortion
  • 05/05/2011: Prohibit federal funding for abortion

    Abortion rights: Ban all abortions

  • 06/08/2008: I oppose abortion
  • 09/29/2006: Recognize the sanctity of life in public policy

    Support marriage rights between a man and a woman only

  • 06/08/2008: Opposes sexual orientation as a protected civil right

    Economic Issues

    Taxes for wealthier tax payers: Less

  • 11/01/2008: High priority on keeping lower individual tax rates
  • 11/01/2008: Eliminate capital gains tax & estate tax
  • 06/08/2008: Top priority: make Bush tax cuts permanent
  • 05/02/2008: Earned nickname "taxpayers friend" by fighting tax increases

    Taxes for large corporations: Decrease

  • 03/11/2009: Keep reduction of capital gains tax
  • 11/01/2008: Reduce corporate tax; eliminate corporate capital gains tax

    Reduce taxes for all tax payers

  • 01/01/2012: Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge
  • 08/12/2010: Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes

    Taxes for wealthier tax payers: More

  • 12/13/2006: Phase out sales tax on groceries & food

    Support a balanced federal budget by constitutional amendment

  • 01/06/2009: Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override

    Education Issues

    Support school vouchers

  • 06/08/2008: Supports choosing schools via vouchers

    Environmental Issues

    Support domestic continental drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 02/27/2009: Allow horizontal drilling into Alaska's Coastal Plain
  • 09/09/2008: Tap domestic potential in ANWR and continental shelf

    Oppose cap-and-trade programs to address industrial emissions

  • 04/01/2009: Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade
  • 11/01/2008: No cap-&-trade; include India & China in carbon restrictions

    Eliminate tax incentives and/or subsidies to the fossil fuel industry

  • 09/09/2008: 25x25 policy: reduce fossil fuel use 25% over 25 years
  • 08/09/2006: Opt out of EPA mercury program; no coal plants in Idaho

    Support off-shore drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 11/01/2008: Drill offshore; drill ANWR; drill for oil shale

    Use tax incentives for wind energy development and use

  • 01/17/2007: Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025

    Healthcare Issues

    Reduce government involvement in the provision of health insurance for taxpayers

  • 05/25/2011: Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts
  • 01/29/2009: Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 11/01/2008: Private sector is best suited to manage health care

    Immigration

    Oppose amnesty for undocumented individuals

  • 05/02/2008: I oppose amnesty in any form
  • 12/13/2006: Ensure that only legal immigrants receive state benefits

    Provide amnesty for undocumented individuals

  • 06/08/2008: Don`t allow illegal immigrants to earn citizenship


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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