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John MacGovern on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Opposes abortion in most cases. (Aug 2012)
  • Don't force religious institutions to violate moral values. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
John MacGovern on Budget & Economy
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  • Rein in out-of-control spending. (Aug 2012)
John MacGovern on Civil Rights
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  • Don't mandate private business pay levels for women. (May 2012)
John MacGovern on Corporations
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  • Entrepreneurs are engine of growth for creation of jobs. (Aug 2012)
John MacGovern on Crime
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John MacGovern on Drugs
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John MacGovern on Education
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John MacGovern on Energy & Oil
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  • Ridge lines threatened by industrial wind power projects. (Oct 2012)
John MacGovern on Environment
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John MacGovern on Families & Children
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John MacGovern on Foreign Policy
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John MacGovern on Free Trade
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John MacGovern on Government Reform
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John MacGovern on Gun Control
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  • Second Amendment rights are under assault. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
John MacGovern on Health Care
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  • Dislikes President Obama's health care act. (Aug 2012)
  • Reform Medicare to reduce out-of-control spending. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
John MacGovern on Homeland Security
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  • No noisy F-35 fighter planes at Burlington Airport. (Oct 2012)
John MacGovern on Immigration
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John MacGovern on Jobs
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John MacGovern on Principles & Values
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  • Runs the Hanover Institute, a Dartmouth alumni group. (Oct 2012)
  • Served four terms in the Massachusetts legislature. (Aug 2012)
John MacGovern on Social Security
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  • Serious and courageous reforms of Social Security. (Aug 2012)
John MacGovern on Tax Reform
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  • Lower individual and corporate tax rates. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Opposes increasing tax rates. (Oct 2012)
John MacGovern on Technology
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John MacGovern on War & Peace
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  • No nation-building in Afghanistan or Iraq. (Aug 2012)
John MacGovern on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes abortion in most cases: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Don't force religious institutions to violate moral values: Opposes topic 1
Opposes public abortion funding: Opposes topic 1
Opposes churches providing birth control: Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Don't mandate private business pay levels for women: Opposes topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Second Amendment rights are under assault: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting the Second Amendment: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Dislikes President Obama's health care act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Reform Medicare to reduce out-of-control spending: Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Serious and courageous reforms of Social Security: Favors topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Ridge lines threatened by industrial wind power projects: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Rein in out-of-control spending: Opposes topic 11
Lower individual and corporate tax rates: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing tax rates: Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+2 points on Social scale)
No nation-building in Afghanistan or Iraq: Favors topic 17

John MacGovern is a Libertarian Conservative.
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