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Terri Lynn Land on SenateMatch



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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports GOP platform which bans abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Equal pay for equal work for men and women: Strongly Favors topic 2
Women want job flexibility more than equal pay: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Supports MI Protection & Advocacy Services (pro-disabilty): Favors topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
AdWatch: No discrimination, but "no comment" on gay- bashing: Neutral on topic 3
Supports GOP platform which bans same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Pre-tax health savings accounts & cross-states insurers: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Fix ObamaCare so Michiganders can keep insurance as promised: Favors topic 5
Embrace threat of federal shutdown to defund ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports GOP platform plank for personal accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Local funding and local control of schools: Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
As a conservative, I believe in conservation: Opposes topic 8
Endorsed Targeted as "Dirty Dozen" for anti-environmentalism: Strongly Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports GOP platform which opposes magazine limit: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Make tax code simple, fair, and less bureaucratic: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
No amnesty; seal the border; more H-1B visas: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Free trade agreements only with reciprocal market access: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
America is truly exceptional; but don't always intervene: Favors topic 14
Focus on rebuilding US first, then national security abroad: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Peace cannot be attained through weakness: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Super PACs are committed to Michigan: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Allow "dark money": secret campaign donations for issue ads: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
No military action in Syrian civil war: Favors topic 17
No military intervention in Syria: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
All-of-the-above energy policy, including Keystone: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Extend jobless benefit for long-term unemployed seeking work: Favors topic 20
Federal shutdown was opportunity to address spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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