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Marvin Scott on SenateMatch

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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
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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
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Discontinue affirmative action programs: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
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Supports traditional marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
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Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
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Restrict lawsuits; support medical savings accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Allow private payroll tax investment: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
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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
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Support the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
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Impose truth in sentencing: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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Repeal federal restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
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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
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Offical English; secure our borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Supports NAFTA, GATTm and the WTO: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
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Human rights should not affect trade relations: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
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US must be ready if terrorist attack again: Strongly Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
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No opinion on topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
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Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
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Open ANWR and develop oil & coal: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
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Mandatory jail for selling drugs: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
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Support faith-based organizations: Strongly Favors topic 20

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