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Kenneth Chase on SenateMatch


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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
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Support stem cell research on existing lines of stem cells: Opposes topic 1
Support Child Custody Protection Act's parental notification: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(10 points on Economic scale)
Discontinue affirmative action programs: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
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Constitutional amendment to define 1-man-1-woman marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
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Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
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Healthcare is not a federal responsibility: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(5 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Supports vouchers even for private & religious schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
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Support the use of the death penalty for federal crimes: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(2 points on Social scale)
Mandatory jail for drugs; stricter white-collar penalties: Favors topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(5 points on Social scale)
Not taking position on gun control issues: Neutral on topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Make estate tax repeal & Bush tax cuts permanent: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
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Rewarding illegal aliens with citizenship is wrong: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(10 points on Economic scale)
Supports NAFTA, CAFTA, GATT, and WTO: Strongly Favors topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(7 points on Social scale)
No military tribunals & no torture; but reading email ok: Opposes topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
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Supports pre-emptive military strikes: Strongly Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(2 points on Economic scale)
Support public taxpayer funding for federal campaigns: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
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Withdraw US troops from Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
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Supports Cape Wind Project: Strongly Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(2 points on Social scale)
Mandatory jail for drugs; but medical marijuana ok: Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
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Block grants and religious groups ok for welfare: Strongly Favors topic 20

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