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Michael Cavlan on Abortion
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  • Supports funding for morning-after pill. (Jun 2005)
  • Supports stem cell research. (Jun 2005)
Michael Cavlan on Budget & Economy
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Michael Cavlan on Civil Rights
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  • Equal hiring & equal pay for women & minorities. (Aug 2006)
  • Supports gay marriage. (Jun 2005)
Michael Cavlan on Corporations
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  • Democracy requires media independent of corporate power. (Jan 2006)
Michael Cavlan on Crime
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  • Death penalty is flawed and doesnít teach nonviolence. (Aug 2006)
  • No justice in incarcerating minor criminals for life. (Aug 2006)
Michael Cavlan on Drugs
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  • War on Drugs is really war on the poor and minorities. (Aug 2006)
Michael Cavlan on Education
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  • Supports teaching values in public schools. (Aug 2006)
  • Vouchers were invented to privatize education. (Aug 2006)
Michael Cavlan on Energy & Oil
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  • Need a Manhattan Project for alternative energy. (Jun 2005)
Michael Cavlan on Environment
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  • Root causes: throw-away society & corporate polluters. (Jan 2006)
Michael Cavlan on Families & Children
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Michael Cavlan on Foreign Policy
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  • Work toward a world of greater tolerance and acceptance. (Jan 2006)
  • America engineered coup in Haiti for corporate interests. (Jan 2006)
Michael Cavlan on Free Trade
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  • NAFTA & GATT are racing to the bottom. (Jun 2005)
Michael Cavlan on Government Reform
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  • Limit amounts and sources of campaign donations. (Aug 2006)
Michael Cavlan on Gun Control
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  • Gun ownership is a Constitutional right, but with limits. (Aug 2006)
Michael Cavlan on Health Care
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  • Take corporations out of health care. (Jan 2006)
  • Institute single payer health care. (Jan 2006)
Michael Cavlan on Homeland Security
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  • Patriot Act is simply a means to control the people. (Aug 2006)
  • Transfer military funding to veteransí benefits. (Aug 2006)
  • Dealing with terrorism militarily is counter-productive. (Jan 2006)
Michael Cavlan on Immigration
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  • All who work in US should have path to citizenship. (Aug 2006)
Michael Cavlan on Jobs
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Michael Cavlan on Principles & Values
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  • America is proceeding in a dangerous direction. (Jan 2006)
  • Change the debate and change society itself. (Jan 2006)
Michael Cavlan on Social Security
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  • Completely opposed to privatization. (Jun 2005)
Michael Cavlan on Tax Reform
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  • Make wealthy corporations in pay their fair share. (Jun 2005)
Michael Cavlan on Technology
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Michael Cavlan on War & Peace
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  • US military in Iraq is merely causing more dissension. (Aug 2006)
  • War in Iraq is brutal, immoral, racist, and corporate. (Jan 2006)
Michael Cavlan on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Churches donít serve all; so let government run welfare. (Aug 2006)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports funding for morning-after pill: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports stem cell research: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Equal hiring & equal pay for women & minorities: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports gay marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports teaching values in public schools: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
Death penalty is flawed and doesnít teach nonviolence: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+2 points on Social scale)
No justice in incarcerating minor criminals for life: Opposes topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Gun ownership is a Constitutional right, but with limits: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Take corporations out of health care: Favors topic 5
Institute single payer health care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Completely opposed to privatization: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers were invented to privatize education: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Need a Manhattan Project for alternative energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
War on Drugs is really war on the poor and minorities: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Churches donít serve all; so let government run welfare: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Make wealthy corporations in pay their fair share: Strongly Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+2 points on Social scale)
All who work in US should have path to citizenship: Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
NAFTA & GATT are racing to the bottom: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+5 points on Social scale)
Transfer military funding to veteransí benefits: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Dealing with terrorism militarily is counter-productive: Opposes topic 15
War in Iraq is brutal, immoral, racist, and corporate: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Limit amounts and sources of campaign donations: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
Patriot Act is simply a means to control the people: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+5 points on Social scale)
US military in Iraq is merely causing more dissension: Strongly Favors topic 17

Michael Cavlan is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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