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Rand Knight on Abortion
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  • Fully˙fund embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 2008)
  • Keep politicians out of women's personal decisions. (Jun 2008)
Rand Knight on Budget & Economy
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Rand Knight on Civil Rights
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  • Treat people equally, regardless of sexual orientation. (Jun 2008)
  • No federal or state Constitutional definition of marriage. (Jun 2008)
Rand Knight on Corporations
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  • Invest in our communities, not in corporate subsidies. (Jun 2008)
Rand Knight on Crime
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  • Provide inmates with job skills and drug treatment. (Jul 2008)
  • Support the federal death penalty. (Jul 2008)
Rand Knight on Drugs
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Rand Knight on Education
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  • Federal funding for charter schools. (Jul 2008)
  • Raise teacher salaries; build more schools. (Jun 2008)
  • Don't cut funding to underperforming schools. (Jun 2008)
Rand Knight on Energy & Oil
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  • Biofuels & clean green jobs. (Jul 2008)
  • Tackle energy dependence to reduce terrorist support. (Jun 2008)
  • Clean energy means cutting carbon emissions. (Jun 2008)
Rand Knight on Environment
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Rand Knight on Families & Children
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Rand Knight on Foreign Policy
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Rand Knight on Free Trade
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  • Embrace a "mirror trade system": partners meet our standards. (Jun 2008)
Rand Knight on Government Reform
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  • Establish an Independent Ethics Commission for politicians. (Jun 2008)
  • Re-adhere to the Geneva Convention. (Jun 2008)
Rand Knight on Gun Control
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  • Allow individuals to carry concealed guns. (Jul 2008)
Rand Knight on Health Care
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  • Fully accessible health insurance for all Americans. (Jun 2008)
Rand Knight on Homeland Security
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Rand Knight on Immigration
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  • Pathway to citizenship but with official English language. (Jul 2008)
  • Illegal play a crucial role in Georgia's economy. (Jun 2008)
Rand Knight on Jobs
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Rand Knight on Principles & Values
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Rand Knight on Social Security
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  • Opposes privatization unless it guarantees retirement income. (Jun 2008)
Rand Knight on Tax Reform
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  • Oppose the Bush Tax Cuts. (Jun 2008)
Rand Knight on Technology
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Rand Knight on War & Peace
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  • Get out of Iraq within 12-18 months. (Jun 2008)
  • Bring US involvement in Iraq to a close. (Jun 2008)
Rand Knight on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fully˙fund embryonic stem cell research: Favors topic 1
Keep politicians out of women's personal decisions: Strongly Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Treat people equally, regardless of sexual orientation: Favors topic 3
No federal or state Constitutional definition of marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-5 points on Social scale)
Support the federal death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+2 points on Social scale)
Provide inmates with job skills and drug treatment: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Allow individuals to carry concealed guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fully accessible health insurance for all Americans: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Opposes privatization unless it guarantees retirement income: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Federal funding for charter schools: Favors topic 7
Raise teacher salaries; build more schools: Opposes topic 7
Don't cut funding to underperforming schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Biofuels & clean green jobs: Strongly Favors topic 18
Tackle energy dependence to reduce terrorist support: Favors topic 18
Clean energy means cutting carbon emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Invest in our communities, not in corporate subsidies: Favors topic 11
Oppose the Bush Tax Cuts: Strongly Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+2 points on Social scale)
Pathway to citizenship but with official English language: Favors topic 12
Illegal play a crucial role in Georgia's economy: Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Embrace a "mirror trade system": partners meet our standards: Strongly Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Establish an Independent Ethics Commission for politicians: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
Re-adhere to the Geneva Convention: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+5 points on Social scale)
Get out of Iraq within 12-18 months: Strongly Favors topic 17
Bring US involvement in Iraq to a close: Strongly Favors topic 17

Rand Knight is a Moderate Liberal.
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