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Peter Konetchy on Abortion
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  • Abortion is not a woman's right. (Aug 2011)
  • No moral right to kill unborn babies in the womb. (May 2010)
Peter Konetchy on Budget & Economy
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Peter Konetchy on Civil Rights
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  • Don't require hiring more women & minorities. (Aug 2011)
  • No same-sex domestic partnership benefits. (Aug 2011)
Peter Konetchy on Corporations
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Peter Konetchy on Crime
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  • Death penalty only when no doubt of guilt. (Aug 2011)
  • Don't necessarily require THREE strikes. (Aug 2011)
Peter Konetchy on Drugs
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  • Drug use is detrimental to society, but let states decide. (Aug 2011)
Peter Konetchy on Education
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  • Support optional teacher-led prayer in public schools. (Aug 2011)
  • Support parents choosing schools via vouchers. (Aug 2011)
  • Teach students that our rights are God-given. (Oct 2010)
  • Replace federal intervention with local controls & vouchers. (Oct 2010)
Peter Konetchy on Energy & Oil
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  • Develop oil, coal, natural gas, nuclear and any others. (Aug 2011)
  • I believe in natural Climate Change, not caused by humans. (Nov 2010)
Peter Konetchy on Environment
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Peter Konetchy on Families & Children
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Peter Konetchy on Foreign Policy
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Peter Konetchy on Free Trade
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  • Support & expand free trade. (Aug 2011)
Peter Konetchy on Government Reform
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  • No government approval for campaign contributions. (Aug 2011)
Peter Konetchy on Gun Control
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  • Absolute right to gun ownership. (Aug 2011)
  • Criminals prey on weak; they flee when we brandish a gun. (May 2010)
Peter Konetchy on Health Care
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  • Oppose more federal funding for health coverage. (Aug 2011)
  • The federal health care bill must be repealed!. (Oct 2010)
Peter Konetchy on Homeland Security
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  • 4th amendment concerns with Patriot Act. (Aug 2011)
  • Strongest military possible; achieve peace through strength. (Aug 2011)
Peter Konetchy on Immigration
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  • Oppose illegal immigrants earning citizenship. (Aug 2011)
  • Immigrants must learn English; have sponsors; & be talented. (May 2010)
Peter Konetchy on Jobs
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Peter Konetchy on Principles & Values
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Peter Konetchy on Social Security
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  • Support privatizing Social Security. (Aug 2011)
  • Replace Social Security with private retirement investment. (Apr 2011)
Peter Konetchy on Tax Reform
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  • Oppose progressive taxation. (Aug 2011)
  • Replace IRS with excise tax and tax on states, not people. (Sep 2009)
Peter Konetchy on Technology
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Peter Konetchy on War & Peace
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  • We chose to limit force in Afghanistan; better to leave. (Aug 2011)
Peter Konetchy on Welfare & Poverty
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  • All welfare should be voluntary, via community & churches. (Aug 2011)
  • Voluntary charity from family & church, not government. (Oct 2010)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Abortion is not a woman's right: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No moral right to kill unborn babies in the womb: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Don't require hiring more women & minorities: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
No same-sex domestic partnership benefits: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-5 points on Social scale)
Support optional teacher-led prayer in public schools: Favors topic 4
Teach students that our rights are God-given: Strongly Favors topic 4
Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-3 points on Social scale)
Death penalty only when no doubt of guilt: Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
Don't necessarily require THREE strikes: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Absolute right to gun ownership: Strongly Favors topic 10
Criminals prey on weak; they flee when we brandish a gun: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose more federal funding for health coverage: Strongly Opposes topic 5
The federal health care bill must be repealed!: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support privatizing Social Security: Strongly Favors topic 6
Replace Social Security with private retirement investment: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support parents choosing schools via vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
Replace federal intervention with local controls & vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Develop oil, coal, natural gas, nuclear and any others: Strongly Opposes topic 18
I believe in natural Climate Change, not caused by humans: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-3 points on Social scale)
Drug use is detrimental to society, but let states decide: Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+5 points on Economic scale)
All welfare should be voluntary, via community & churches: Strongly Favors topic 20
Voluntary charity from family & church, not government: Strongly Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose progressive taxation: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Replace IRS with excise tax and tax on states, not people: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Oppose illegal immigrants earning citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Immigrants must learn English; have sponsors; & be talented: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support & expand free trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strongest military possible; achieve peace through strength: Strongly Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+2 points on Economic scale)
No government approval for campaign contributions: Opposes topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
4th amendment concerns with Patriot Act: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+2 points on Social scale)
We chose to limit force in Afghanistan; better to leave: Favors topic 17

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