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Steve Osborn on Abortion
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  • Keep 1st trimester abortions legal; plus rape & health risk. (Aug 2006)
Steve Osborn on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Steve Osborn on Civil Rights
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  • Definition of marriage is a states' rights issue. (Jul 2006)
  • Disappearing civil liberties need active checks-&-balances. (Jun 2006)
Steve Osborn on Corporations
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  • Opposes corporate welfare. (Jun 2006)
Steve Osborn on Crime
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  • Supports death penalty. (Aug 2006)
  • Reduce penalties for non-violent crimes. (Aug 2006)
Steve Osborn on Drugs
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  • Decriminalize marijuana and allow medicinal prescriptions. (Aug 2006)
Steve Osborn on Education
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  • Vouchers ok for public, private, and religious schools. (Aug 2006)
Steve Osborn on Energy & Oil
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  • Increase development of oil, coal, and natural gas. (Aug 2006)
Steve Osborn on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Steve Osborn on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Steve Osborn on Foreign Policy
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  • Iran's nuclear threat little different than China's threat. (Jul 2006)
Steve Osborn on Free Trade
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  • Address the trade imbalance. (Jul 2006)
Steve Osborn on Government Reform
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  • Increase individual limits for campaign donations. (Aug 2006)
  • Federal government needs rotation in office. (Apr 2006)
Steve Osborn on Gun Control
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  • A true pro-second amendment stance. (Jun 2006)
Steve Osborn on Health Care
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Steve Osborn on Homeland Security
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Steve Osborn on Immigration
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  • No amnesty for illegal immigrants. (Jul 2006)
  • Great influxes weaken sovereignty and yields Globalization. (Jul 2006)
  • Temporary Worker Program OK as long as borders are secure. (Jul 2006)
Steve Osborn on Jobs
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Steve Osborn on Principles & Values
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  • Voting for third party candidates wakes up the two parties. (Jul 2006)
  • Lugar is at the end of his popularity. (Jul 2006)
  • Indiana is only state with no Democrat on Senate ballot. (Jun 2006)
  • Married 30 years; 4 sons; clerk at his LDS church. (Apr 2006)
  • Ran for US Congress in 2000 and 2002. (Apr 2006)
Steve Osborn on Social Security
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  • Let workers invest and manage private accounts. (Aug 2006)
Steve Osborn on Tax Reform
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Steve Osborn on Technology
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  • Favors Net Neutrality & no higher Internet priority for pay. (Jul 2006)
Steve Osborn on War & Peace
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  • Against the Iraq war from the beginning. (Jul 2006)
  • President authored tainted intelligence to send us to war. (Apr 2006)
Steve Osborn on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Welfare via religious and non-profit groups. (Aug 2006)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(7 points on Social scale)
Keep 1st trimester abortions legal; plus rape & health risk: Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(7 points on Social scale)
Definition of marriage is a states' rights issue: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(10 points on Economic scale)
Let workers invest and manage private accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Vouchers ok for public, private, and religious schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(2 points on Social scale)
Supports death penalty: Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(7 points on Social scale)
Reduce penalties for non-violent crimes: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
A true pro-second amendment stance: Strongly Favors topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(2 points on Economic scale)
No amnesty for illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Great influxes weaken sovereignty and yields Globalization: Opposes topic 12
Temporary Worker Program OK as long as borders are secure: Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(2 points on Economic scale)
Address the trade imbalance: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
Disappearing civil liberties need active checks-&-balances: Strongly Favors topic 14
No opinion on topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(7 points on Economic scale)
Increase individual limits for campaign donations: Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(7 points on Economic scale)
Against the Iraq war from the beginning: Opposes topic 17
President authored tainted intelligence to send us to war: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(10 points on Economic scale)
Increase development of oil, coal, and natural gas: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize marijuana and allow medicinal prescriptions: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Social scale)
Welfare via religious and non-profit groups: Strongly Favors topic 20

Steve Osborn is a Moderate Libertarian.
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