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Marvin Scott on Abortion
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  • Opposes taxpayer funded abortion. (Aug 2004)
  • No public funding; no partial birth. (Jul 2004)
Marvin Scott on Budget & Economy
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    No stance on record.
Marvin Scott on Civil Rights
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  • Supports traditional marriage. (Aug 2004)
  • Discontinue affirmative action programs. (Jul 2004)
Marvin Scott on Corporations
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    No stance on record.
Marvin Scott on Crime
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  • Support the death penalty. (Jul 2004)
  • Impose truth in sentencing. (Jul 2004)
Marvin Scott on Drugs
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  • Mandatory jail for selling drugs. (Jul 2004)
Marvin Scott on Education
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  • Supports school choice & education savings accounts. (Aug 2004)
  • Allow vouchers for public or private schools. (Jul 2004)
  • Advocate for local control of schools. (May 2004)
  • Federal government should take a small role in education. (May 2004)
  • Students in failing schools can transfer to charters. (May 2004)
  • Will support stronger local control of schools. (May 2004)
Marvin Scott on Energy & Oil
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  • Open ANWR and develop oil & coal. (Jul 2004)
Marvin Scott on Environment
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  • Relax logging restrictions and recreational usage rules. (Jul 2004)
Marvin Scott on Families & Children
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    No stance on record.
Marvin Scott on Foreign Policy
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    No stance on record.
Marvin Scott on Free Trade
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  • Supports NAFTA, GATTm and the WTO. (Jul 2004)
  • Human rights should not affect trade relations. (Jul 2004)
Marvin Scott on Government Reform
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    No stance on record.
Marvin Scott on Gun Control
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  • Repeal federal restrictions. (Jul 2004)
Marvin Scott on Health Care
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  • Restrict lawsuits; support medical savings accounts. (Aug 2004)
Marvin Scott on Homeland Security
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  • US must be ready if terrorist attack again. (May 2004)
Marvin Scott on Immigration
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  • Offical English; secure our borders. (Jul 2004)
Marvin Scott on Jobs
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Marvin Scott on Principles & Values
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    No stance on record.
Marvin Scott on Social Security
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  • Allow private payroll tax investment. (Jul 2004)
Marvin Scott on Tax Reform
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  • More tax cuts and more for Indiana. (Aug 2004)
  • Federal tax code penalizes hard work and marriage. (May 2004)
  • Consumers should keep what they earn, not pay high taxes. (May 2004)
Marvin Scott on Technology
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    No stance on record.
Marvin Scott on War & Peace
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Marvin Scott on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Support faith-based organizations. (Jul 2004)


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 right
(0 points on Social scale)
Opposes taxpayer funded abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No public funding; no partial birth: 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
(0 points on Social scale)
Supports traditional marriage: 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)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(10 points on Economic scale)
Restrict lawsuits; support medical savings accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(10 points on Economic scale)
Allow private payroll tax investment: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Supports school choice & education savings accounts: Strongly Favors topic 7
Allow vouchers for public or private schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Advocate for local control of schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Students in failing schools can transfer to charters: Favors topic 7
Will support stronger local control of schools: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
Support the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
Impose truth in sentencing: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
Repeal federal restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
More tax cuts and more for Indiana: Strongly Favors topic 11
Federal tax code penalizes hard work and marriage: Strongly Favors topic 11
Consumers should keep what they earn, not pay high taxes: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(0 points on Economic scale)
Offical English; secure our borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(10 points on Economic scale)
Supports NAFTA, GATTm and the WTO: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(10 points on Social scale)
Human rights should not affect trade relations: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(0 points on Economic scale)
US must be ready if terrorist attack again: Strongly Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Open ANWR and develop oil & coal: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
Mandatory jail for selling drugs: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Social scale)
Support faith-based organizations: Strongly Favors topic 20

Marvin Scott is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative.
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