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Roxanne Conlin on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Support women's right to reproductive freedom. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports federal abortion funding. (Aug 2010)
  • Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Sep 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Budget & Economy
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  • Fed budget serves as ATM for big banks & special interests. (Aug 2010)
  • Hold Grassley accountable for Wall Street greed. (Jul 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Civil Rights
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  • No 2nd-class citizens: repeal DOMA and Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell. (Oct 2010)
  • 1970s: Discrimination on basis of pregnancy made illegal. (Jul 2010)
  • Pass Paycheck Fairness Act to close gender pay gap. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports marriage equality for same-sex couples. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Corporations
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  • Practiced law but never for any corporate interest. (Aug 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Roxanne Conlin on Drugs
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  • As US Attorney, led major drug busts. (Aug 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Education
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  • Higher Pell Grants; lower student loan interest rates. (Aug 2010)
  • Invest in education: fund K-12 & retain teachers. (Jul 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Energy & Oil
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  • Grassley voted against extending biodiesel tax credit. (Aug 2010)
  • Invest in homegrown alternatives to foreign oil. (Jul 2010)
  • Focus on the sun, the wind, and biomass. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports renewable energy tax credits. (Aug 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Roxanne Conlin on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Roxanne Conlin on Foreign Policy
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Roxanne Conlin on Free Trade
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  • Tax incentives to encourage keeping & creating jobs here. (Aug 2010)
  • Stop helping big corporations ship jobs overseas. (Jul 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Government Reform
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  • No money from PACs nor federal lobbyists. (Aug 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Gun Control
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  • Rated D by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Aug 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Health Care
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  • Negotiate prescription drugs for Medicare like we do for VA. (Aug 2010)
  • Reward quality of care, not quantity. (Jul 2010)
  • Moral imperative to prevent 45,000 deaths from lack of care. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Homeland Security
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  • Opposes 30,000 troop surge in Afghanistan. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes banning homosexuals in the military. (Aug 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Immigration
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  • No amnesty; secure the southern border. (Aug 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Jobs
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  • Small business tax credits to create jobs. (Jul 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Principles & Values
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  • Republicans only offer more of the same. (Oct 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Social Security
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  • Defend Social Security instead of privatizing it. (Jul 2010)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Roxanne Conlin on Tax Reform
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Roxanne Conlin on Technology
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Roxanne Conlin on War & Peace
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  • Oppose addition of 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan. (Jul 2010)
Roxanne Conlin 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)
Support women's right to reproductive freedom: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports federal abortion funding: Favors topic 1
Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
1970s: Discrimination on basis of pregnancy made illegal: Strongly Favors topic 2
Pass Paycheck Fairness Act to close gender pay gap: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports marriage equality for same-sex couples: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes Amendment to prevent same sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes banning homosexuals in the military: 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)
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Rated D by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Reward quality of care, not quantity: Favors topic 5
Moral imperative to prevent 45,000 deaths from lack of care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Supports government-run healthcare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Defend Social Security instead of privatizing it: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Invest in education: fund K-12 & retain teachers: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Invest in homegrown alternatives to foreign oil: Strongly Favors topic 18
Focus on the sun, the wind, and biomass: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports renewable energy tax credits: Strongly Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-3 points on Social scale)
As US Attorney, led major drug busts: Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Small business tax credits to create jobs: Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
No amnesty; secure the southern border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Tax incentives to encourage keeping & creating jobs here: Opposes topic 13
Stop helping big corporations ship jobs overseas: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+2 points on Social scale)
Opposes 30,000 troop surge in Afghanistan: Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Fed budget serves as ATM for big banks & special interests: Favors topic 16
No money from PACs nor federal lobbyists: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+2 points on Social scale)
Oppose addition of 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan: Favors topic 17

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