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Mark Callahan on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Abortion is murder. (Nov 2016)
  • You are either Pro-Life or you are not. (Oct 2015)
  • Supports human life begins at conception. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports defunding Planned Parenthood federally & locally. (Nov 2016)
Mark Callahan on Budget & Economy
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  • Balanced Budget Amendment to the US Constitution. (Oct 2015)
Mark Callahan on Civil Rights
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  • Marriage is between one man and one woman. (Oct 2015)
  • Supports defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Nov 2016)
Mark Callahan on Corporations
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  • Supports letting businesses disagree with same-sex marriage. (Nov 2016)
Mark Callahan on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Mark Callahan on Drugs
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Mark Callahan on Education
Click here for 3 full quotes on Education OR background on Education.
  • Common Core is dumbing down the next generation. (Oct 2015)
  • Get rid of the Department of Education. (Jan 2014)
  • Opposes Common Core as a nationwide academic standard. (Nov 2016)
Mark Callahan on Energy & Oil
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  • Do nothing about global warming; it's a fraudulent invention. (Sep 2016)
  • Energy independence: based on the free market. (Oct 2015)
  • Supports deregulating domestic oil exploration and drilling. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes government developing wind and solar energy. (Nov 2016)
Mark Callahan on Environment
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  • Constitution disallows so much federal land ownership. (Aug 2016)
Mark Callahan on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Mark Callahan on Foreign Policy
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  • Strong support of our military and of Israel. (Oct 2015)
  • UN Small Arms Treaty yields our sovereignty. (Jan 2014)
  • Strongly opposes Islamic Sharia as threat to the US. (Nov 2016)
Mark Callahan on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Mark Callahan on Government Reform
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  • Limit terms in Congress & the U.S. Senate. (Oct 2015)
Mark Callahan on Gun Control
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  • The 2nd Amendment was meant to protect the 1st Amendment. (Oct 2015)
  • Strongly opposes restrictive gun laws. (Nov 2016)
Mark Callahan on Health Care
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  • Full repeal of ObamaCare / WydenCare. (Oct 2015)
  • Opposes "Cover Oregon" and state-run insurance exchanges. (Jan 2014)
  • Supports Congressionally repealing Affordable Care Act. (Nov 2016)
Mark Callahan on Homeland Security
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  • Strongly support veterans & active duty military personnel. (Oct 2015)
  • Supports maintaining a numerically superior nuclear arsenal. (Nov 2016)
Mark Callahan on Immigration
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  • No driver's licenses for illegal immigrants. (Oct 2015)
  • Enforce borders; enforce existing laws; say no to amnesty. (Jan 2014)
  • Supports constructing a wall to control our border. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports ban on resettlement of Syrian refugees. (Nov 2016)
Mark Callahan on Jobs
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  • Opposes federal wage controls & healthcare role. (Nov 2016)
Mark Callahan on Principles & Values
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  • God is guiding me to fight for the freedom of our country. (Nov 2016)
  • Very conservative first-time office holder. (Nov 2016)
  • Religious freedom is under attack by political correctness. (Oct 2015)
  • Supports Judeo-Christian framework of morality. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports religious liberty and sees it at risk. (Nov 2016)
Mark Callahan on Social Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Mark Callahan on Tax Reform
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  • Support flat tax or FairTax; oppose growing government. (Sep 2016)
  • Implement a Flat Tax to replace 74,000-page tax system. (Aug 2016)
Mark Callahan on Technology
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Mark Callahan on War & Peace
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  • Iran nuclear deal endangers U.S. and our allies. (Oct 2015)
  • Opposes waiting for Islamic attacks within the US. (Nov 2016)
Mark Callahan 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 unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Abortion is murder: Strongly Opposes topic 1
You are either Pro-Life or you are not: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports human life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports defunding Planned Parenthood federally & locally: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Marriage is between one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports letting businesses disagree with same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports defining marriage as one-man-one-woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
God is guiding me to fight for the freedom of our country: Strongly Favors topic 4
Religious freedom is under attack by political correctness: Strongly Favors topic 4
Supports Judeo-Christian framework of morality: Strongly Favors topic 4
Supports religious liberty and sees it at risk: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Full repeal of ObamaCare / WydenCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes "Cover Oregon" and state-run insurance exchanges: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports Congressionally repealing Affordable Care Act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Common Core is dumbing down the next generation: Strongly Favors topic 7
Get rid of the Department of Education: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes Common Core as a nationwide academic standard: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
Constitution disallows so much federal land ownership: Strongly Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(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)
The 2nd Amendment was meant to protect the 1st Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly opposes restrictive gun laws: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support flat tax or FairTax; oppose growing government: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Implement a Flat Tax to replace 74,000-page tax system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
No driver's licenses for illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Enforce borders; enforce existing laws; say no to amnesty: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports constructing a wall to control our border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Strong support of our military and of Israel: Favors topic 14
UN Small Arms Treaty yields our sovereignty: Strongly Favors topic 14
Supports ban on resettlement of Syrian refugees: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strongly support veterans & active duty military personnel: Favors topic 15
Supports maintaining a numerically superior nuclear arsenal: Strongly Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
Limit terms in Congress & the U.S. Senate: Favors topic 16
Strongly opposes voting without photo id: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Iran nuclear deal endangers U.S. and our allies: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly opposes Islamic Sharia as threat to the US: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Opposes waiting for Islamic attacks within the US: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Do nothing about global warming; it's a fraudulent invention: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Energy independence: based on the free market: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports deregulating domestic oil exploration and drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes government developing wind and solar energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strongly opposes legalizing marijuana: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Balanced Budget Amendment to the US Constitution: Opposes topic 20

Mark Callahan is a Hard-Core Conservative.
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