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Kevin Scott on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Supports parental notification. (Jun 2006)
  • Abortion is a woman's right. (Jan 2006)
  • Keep abortion rare; promote abstinence and adoption. (Jan 2006)
  • Abortion traumatizes women and falls heavily on minorities. (Jan 2006)
Kevin Scott on Budget & Economy
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  • Focus on small business. (Dec 2005)
Kevin Scott on Civil Rights
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  • Tolerant traditionalist: keep one-man-one-woman marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Opposes mandated affirmative action. (Jan 2006)
  • Ban flag-burning of US flags and all flags. (Jan 2006)
  • Create society where affirmative action can be phased out. (Jan 2006)
Kevin Scott on Corporations
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  • Corporate corruption attacks heart of capitalism. (Jan 2006)
Kevin Scott on Crime
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  • Opposes the death penalty. (Jan 2006)
  • Child rapists deserve life sentences. (Jan 2006)
Kevin Scott on Drugs
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  • Drug use is immoral. (Jan 2006)
  • Less drug abuse means less crime. (Jan 2006)
  • Sports "natural high" makes for less drug abuse. (Jan 2006)
Kevin Scott on Education
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  • Supports prayer and moral standards in school. (Jan 2006)
  • Vouchers for students in failing districts. (Jan 2006)
  • Encourage language and music in schools for "Mozart effect". (Jan 2006)
Kevin Scott on Energy & Oil
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  • Foreign oil dependence hurts national security. (Jan 2006)
  • Promote wind, solar, & renewable energy. (Jan 2006)
Kevin Scott on Environment
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  • Expand recycling, promote energy efficiency. (Jan 2006)
  • Chair of Wakefield Rails-to-Trails Committee. (Dec 2005)
Kevin Scott on Families & Children
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  • No marriage tax penalty. (Jan 2006)
Kevin Scott on Foreign Policy
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  • Promote mutually beneficial economic partnerships. (Jan 2006)
  • Speaks Russian and studies U.S.-Russian relations. (Dec 2005)
Kevin Scott on Free Trade
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  • Foster exports for free and fair trade. (Jan 2006)
Kevin Scott on Government Reform
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  • Lobbyists have too much control over federal government. (Jun 2006)
Kevin Scott on Gun Control
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  • Supports gun ownership. (Jan 2006)
Kevin Scott on Health Care
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Kevin Scott on Homeland Security
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  • Border security and homeland security are one in the same. (Jun 2006)
  • Eliminate WMDs in US and Russia, to limit terrorist supply. (Jun 2006)
  • Aggressively monitor terrorists but not US citizens. (Jan 2006)
  • Immediately deport all illegal immigrants. (Dec 2005)
Kevin Scott on Immigration
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  • Opposes amnesty. (Jan 2006)
  • First and foremost, we need to secure our borders. (Dec 2005)
  • Illegal immigrants pose threat to rule of law itself. (Dec 2005)
  • Amnesty programs reward illegal behavior. (Dec 2005)
  • Volunteer work earns right to remain in country. (Dec 2005)
Kevin Scott on Jobs
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  • Incentives to keep jobs in the US. (Jan 2006)
  • Unions should focus on competitive productivity & quality. (Jan 2006)
Kevin Scott on Principles & Values
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  • Massachusetts is moderate; only our politicians are liberals. (Dec 2005)
  • Why print ballots with only one candidate? (Dec 2005)
  • Roots in Wakefield business and as Wakefield Selectman. (Dec 2005)
  • Volunteers for Concord Coalition and community organizations. (Dec 2005)
  • Currently earning B.A. in politics from U.Mass. (Dec 2005)
Kevin Scott on Social Security
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Kevin Scott on Tax Reform
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  • Supports flat tax and cutting top rate from 39% to 17%. (Dec 2005)
  • Simplifying taxes would save $194B annually. (Dec 2005)
Kevin Scott on Technology
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Kevin Scott on War & Peace
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  • Opposed war until war started; then supported troops. (Jun 2006)
  • Insure against terrorists getting nuclear materials. (Jan 2006)
  • Partner with Europe & Russia in war on terror. (Jan 2006)
Kevin Scott on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(2 points on Social scale)
Supports parental notification: Opposes topic 1
Abortion is a woman's right: Favors topic 1
Keep abortion rare; promote abstinence and adoption: Favors topic 1
Abortion traumatizes women and falls heavily on minorities: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(7 points on Economic scale)
Opposes mandated affirmative action: Opposes topic 2
Create society where affirmative action can be phased out: Opposes topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(2 points on Social scale)
Tolerant traditionalist: keep one-man-one-woman marriage: Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(2 points on Social scale)
Supports prayer and moral standards in school: Favors topic 4
No opinion on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Vouchers for students in failing districts: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(7 points on Social scale)
Opposes the death penalty: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
Child rapists deserve life sentences: Strongly Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(7 points on Social scale)
Supports gun ownership: Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Supports flat tax and cutting top rate from 39% to 17%: Strongly Favors topic 11
Simplifying taxes would save $194B annually: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Economic scale)
Border security and homeland security are one in the same: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes amnesty: Opposes topic 12
Immediately deport all illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
First and foremost, we need to secure our borders: Opposes topic 12
Illegal immigrants pose threat to rule of law itself: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Amnesty programs reward illegal behavior: Opposes topic 12
Volunteer work earns right to remain in country: Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(7 points on Economic scale)
Foster exports for free and fair trade: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(7 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate WMDs in US and Russia, to limit terrorist supply: Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(2 points on Economic scale)
Lobbyists have too much control over federal government: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(2 points on Economic scale)
Opposed war until war started; then supported troops: Favors topic 17
Partner with Europe & Russia in war on terror: Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Foreign oil dependence hurts national security: Favors topic 18
Promote wind, solar, & renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
Drug use is immoral: Strongly Favors topic 19
Less drug abuse means less crime: Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

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