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Jon Roland on Abortion
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  • Let states regulate abortion, not feds. (May 2008)
  • Federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. (May 2008)
Jon Roland on Budget & Economy
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  • Expenditures backed only by debt are unconstitutional. (Jan 2013)
  • Return to gold and silver currency standard. (Jun 2008)
Jon Roland on Civil Rights
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  • Allow same-sex couples to marry. (May 2008)
  • Discontinue affirmative action programs. (May 2008)
Jon Roland on Corporations
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Jon Roland on Crime
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  • Government agents have same criminal authority as civilians. (Jan 2012)
  • Repeal statutes restricting firearms and drug control. (Jun 2008)
  • Supports death penalty for federal crimes. (May 2008)
  • Repeal most federal criminal statutes as unconstitutional. (May 2008)
Jon Roland on Drugs
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Jon Roland on Education
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  • Return to mixed-age Lancasterian classroom system. (Jan 1998)
Jon Roland on Energy & Oil
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  • Alternative non-carbon, non-nuclear energy sources. (May 2008)
Jon Roland on Environment
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Jon Roland on Families & Children
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Jon Roland on Foreign Policy
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  • Congress has no constitutional authority to enforce treaties. (Jan 2012)
Jon Roland on Free Trade
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  • Free trade ok as long as sovereignty considered. (May 2008)
Jon Roland on Government Reform
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  • Apply campaign finance restrictions only to incumbents. (May 2012)
  • No constitutional authority to regulate campaign finances. (May 2008)
Jon Roland on Gun Control
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  • Restore militia system--everyone trained in proper gun use. (May 2008)
Jon Roland on Health Care
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  • Repeal ObamaCare as unconstitutional legislation. (May 2012)
  • Universal health program for military; not general public. (May 2008)
Jon Roland on Homeland Security
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  • Search warrants only when known to owner. (Jan 2012)
  • Treat terrorists as pirates; military tribunals ok. (May 2008)
  • More SDI funding & more state homeland security funding. (May 2008)
Jon Roland on Immigration
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  • Secure border from illegal entry. (May 2008)
Jon Roland on Jobs
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  • No constitutional authority to regulate private hiring. (May 2008)
Jon Roland on Principles & Values
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  • No religious observances with public funds nor officials. (Jan 2012)
Jon Roland on Social Security
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  • Eliminate social security as unconstitutional. (May 2008)
Jon Roland on Tax Reform
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  • Replace income tax with non-consumer purchase tax. (Jun 2008)
  • Permanently repeal the federal estate tax. (May 2008)
Jon Roland on Technology
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  • Repeal oppressive taxation of Computer Contractors. (May 2012)
Jon Roland on War & Peace
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  • One more year of the surge, then withdraw. (May 2008)
Jon Roland on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(0 points on Social scale)
Let states regulate abortion, not feds: Opposes topic 1
Federal funding for embryonic stem cell research: Favors topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Discontinue affirmative action programs: Strongly Opposes topic 2
No constitutional authority to regulate private hiring: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Allow same-sex couples to marry: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+2 points on Social scale)
No religious observances with public funds nor officials: Opposes topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Repeal ObamaCare as unconstitutional legislation: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Universal health program for military; not general public: Favors topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate social security as unconstitutional: Strongly Favors topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Government agents have same criminal authority as civilians: Favors topic 9
Supports death penalty for federal crimes: Strongly Favors topic 9
Repeal most federal criminal statutes as unconstitutional: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Restore militia system--everyone trained in proper gun use: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Replace income tax with non-consumer purchase tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Permanently repeal the federal estate tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Secure border from illegal entry: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Free trade ok as long as sovereignty considered: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
More SDI funding & more state homeland security funding: Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(+2 points on Social scale)
Apply campaign finance restrictions only to incumbents: Favors topic 16
No constitutional authority to regulate campaign finances: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
Congress has no constitutional authority to enforce treaties: Strongly Favors topic 17
One more year of the surge, then withdraw: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Alternative non-carbon, non-nuclear energy sources: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+5 points on Social scale)
Repeal statutes restricting firearms and drug control: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Expenditures backed only by debt are unconstitutional: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Jon Roland is a Conservative-Leaning Libertarian.
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