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Louis Wein on Abortion
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    No stance on record.
Louis Wein on Budget & Economy
Click here for 2 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Voted NO on 1998 GOP budget. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on Balanced-budget constitutional amendment. (Mar 1997)
Louis Wein on Civil Rights
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  • Voted YES on ending special funding for minority & women-owned business. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted YES on Amendment to prohibit flag burning. (Dec 1995)
Louis Wein on Corporations
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    No stance on record.
Louis Wein on Crime
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  • Voted YES on requiring DNA testing in every death penalty case. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Three Strikes law. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on limiting product liability punitive damage awards. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on restricting class-action lawsuits. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted YES on repealing federal speed limits. (Jun 1995)
Louis Wein on Drugs
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    No stance on record.
Louis Wein on Education
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    No stance on record.
Louis Wein on Energy & Oil
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    No stance on record.
Louis Wein on Environment
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  • Voted NO on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted NO on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
Louis Wein on Families & Children
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    No stance on record.
Louis Wein on Foreign Policy
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  • Voted NO on cap foreign aid at only $12.7 billion. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on limiting the President's power to impose economic sanctions. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on limiting NATO expansion to only Poland, Hungary & Czech. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted NO on $17.9 billion to IMF. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on Strengthening of the trade embargo against Cuba. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
Louis Wein on Free Trade
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    China

  • China out of WTO; no trade with abusers. (Jul 2000)
Louis Wein on Government Reform
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  • Voted YES on continuing funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. (Aug 1999)
  • Voted NO on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
Louis Wein on Gun Control
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  • Voted NO on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
Louis Wein on Health Care
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    No stance on record.
Louis Wein on Homeland Security
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  • Voted NO on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on cutting nuclear weapons below START levels. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex basic training. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on favoring 36 vetoed military projects. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO on banning chemical weapons. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
Louis Wein on Immigration
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  • Voted NO on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted NO on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
Louis Wein on Jobs
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  • End federal agricultural subsidies. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
Louis Wein on Principles & Values
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    No stance on record.
Louis Wein on Social Security
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  • Voted YES on Social Security Lockbox & limiting national debt. (Apr 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees. (May 1998)
Louis Wein on Tax Reform
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  • Voted YES on across-the-board spending cut. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on $792B tax cuts. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on requiring super-majority for raising taxes. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on FY99 tax cuts. (Apr 1998)
Louis Wein on Technology
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    No stance on record.
Louis Wein on War & Peace
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  • Voted YES on allowing all necessary forces and other means in Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
Louis Wein on Welfare & Poverty
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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(10 points on Economic scale)
NO on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation: Strongly Opposes topic 2
YES on ending special funding for minority & women-owned business: Strongly Opposes topic 2
YES on prohibiting same-sex basic training: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(0 points on Social scale)
NO on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(7 points on Economic scale)
YES on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees: Favors topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(10 points on Social scale)
YES on requiring DNA testing in every death penalty case: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(2 points on Social scale)
NO on more penalties for gun & drug violations: Opposes topic 9
YES on Three Strikes law: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
NO on background checks at gun shows: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
YES on FY99 tax cuts: Strongly Favors topic 11
YES on requiring super-majority for raising taxes: Favors topic 11
YES on $792B tax cuts: Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(7 points on Economic scale)
NO on limit welfare for immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
NO on visas for skilled workers: Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(2 points on Economic scale)
NO on Unknown roll call for 1997-292: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(0 points on Social scale)
China out of WTO; no trade with abusers: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(0 points on Economic scale)
YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations: Favors topic 15
YES on favoring 36 vetoed military projects: Strongly Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(5 points on Economic scale)
NO on cutting nuclear weapons below START levels: Favors topic 16
NO on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty: Opposes topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(2 points on Economic scale)
NO on limiting NATO expansion to only Poland, Hungary & Czech: Favors topic 17
NO on $17.9 billion to IMF: Opposes topic 17
NO on cap foreign aid at only $12.7 billion: Favors topic 17
YES on allowing all necessary forces and other means in Kosovo: Neutral topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(7 points on Social scale)
NO on more penalties for gun & drug violations: Opposes 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)

Louis Wein is a Moderate Libertarian Conservative. Click here for explanation.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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