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Tom Carper MyOcracy topics and responses

    Criminal Justice

    Increase the number of police officers working in high-crime communities

  • 03/23/2007: Voted YES on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program

    Legal age for prosecution as an adult: Decrease

  • 08/05/1999: Tougher juvenile crime penalties; but let states set them

    Civil Rights

    Support for gun control measures

  • 04/17/2013: Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets
  • 01/22/2013: Ban large-capacity ammunition
  • 05/07/2009: Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales
  • 04/02/2009: Voted NO on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains
  • 07/29/2005: Voted NO on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers
  • 03/02/2004: Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence
  • 09/19/2000: Opposes absolute right to gun ownership

    Abortion rights: Women should choose

  • 10/19/2012: Fund Planned Parenthood; contraception reduces abortion
  • 01/06/2009: Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception
  • 03/14/2008: Voted NO on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP
  • 03/13/2008: Voted NO on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion
  • 10/18/2007: Voted NO on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions

    Prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation

  • 10/19/2012: Let state legislatures decide who can get married
  • 10/17/2012: Repeal the Defense of Marriage Act
  • 03/03/2010: Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays
  • 06/11/2002: Voted YES on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes

    Support marriage rights between same-sex individuals

  • 10/19/2012: Repeal DOMA; it's unconstitutional
  • 06/07/2006: Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage
  • 09/19/2000: Supports "Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws"

    Ban abortions except in limited cases

  • 07/25/2006: Voted YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions
  • 03/12/2003: Voted YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life

    Support for gun rights

  • 09/06/2007: Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership

    Economic Issues

    Taxes for wealthier tax payers: More

  • 10/19/2012: If immigrants stay out of trouble, they can stay
  • 03/13/2008: Voted NO on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset
  • 02/13/2008: Voted NO on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M
  • 03/23/2007: Voted NO on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax
  • 03/21/2007: Voted NO on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million
  • 12/31/2006: by the CTJ, indicating support of progressive taxation
  • 08/03/2006: Voted NO on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts
  • 06/08/2006: Voted NO on permanently repealing the `death tax`
  • 05/23/2003: Voted NO on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years
  • 09/19/2000: Opposes making income tax flatter & lower
  • 08/24/2000: Criticizes `Splurging Away` Surplus
  • 08/02/2000: Remove marriage tax & estate tax; but no $1.9T tax cut

    Taxes for wealthier tax payers: Less

  • 10/17/2012: Broaden the base of taxable income by removing deductions
  • 03/13/2008: Voted NO on increasing tax rate for people earning over $1 million
  • 02/02/2006: Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends
  • 11/18/2005: Voted YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends
  • 08/02/2000: Likes cutting taxes, but fairly and sustainably

    Taxes for large corporations: Increase

  • 10/19/2012: Roadmap for deficit reduction should raise corporate taxes

    Reduce taxes for small businesses

  • 12/31/2003: by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record

    Increase taxes for all tax payers

  • 12/31/2003: by NTU, indicating a "Big Spender" on tax votes

    Education Issues

    Increase per pupil funding

  • 12/31/2003: by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes
  • 04/04/2001: Voted YES on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction
  • 08/09/2000: Public school choice OK

    Support school vouchers

  • 10/20/2006: Introduce market forces into our schools

    Limit the authority of public educator unions

  • 08/01/2000: Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice

    Reduce federal government involvement with public education

  • 10/26/2005: Voted YES on $5B for grants to local educational agencies

    Oppose school vouchers

  • 09/19/2000: Opposes parents choosing schools via vouchers

    Environmental Issues

    Support cap-and-trade programs to address industrial emissions

  • 04/01/2009: Voted NO on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade
  • 06/16/2005: Voted YES on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%)
  • 08/01/2000: Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases

    Eliminate tax incentives and/or subsidies to the fossil fuel industry

  • 09/19/2000: Supports spending resources to stop Global Warming
  • 05/19/2000: More funding for Amtrak`s high-speed rail

    Oppose domestic continental drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 11/03/2005: Voted YES on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR
  • 03/16/2005: Voted YES on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

    Use tax incentives to promote efficient energy production and conservation

  • 03/19/2004: Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy

    Oppose off-shore drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 06/21/2007: Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies

    Oppose cap-and-trade programs to address industrial emissions

  • 08/15/2000: Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries

    Invest in the creation and further development of mass transit systems

  • 07/02/1999: Maintain federal funds for transit funding above 12.5% cap

    Consumer tax credits for the purchase of hybrid or electric vehicles

  • 03/29/2007: Fund nanomaterial research project for car batteries

    Healthcare Issues

    Lower eligibility age for Medicare to increase coverage of older taxpayers

  • 07/15/2008: Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare
  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium
  • 02/02/2006: Voted YES on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D

    Increase amount of children covered by Medicaid reimbursements for health costs

  • 01/29/2009: Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 11/01/2007: Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility

    Require all taxpayers to obtain full-coverage health insurance

  • 01/21/1999: Universal coverage for children is within our grasp

    Establish government-assisted non-profit organizations from which all taxpayers would obtain health insurance

  • 12/31/2003: by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record

    Reduce government involvement in the provision of health insurance for taxpayers

  • 05/20/2003: Let states make bulk Rx purchases, and other innovations

    Immigration

    Provide amnesty for undocumented individuals

  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities"
  • 06/28/2007: Voted YES on comprehensive immigration reform
  • 05/18/2006: Voted YES on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship

    Increase border security between U.S. and Mexico

  • 09/29/2006: Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border

    Allow in-state tuition at public universities and colleges for undocumented students

  • 05/18/2006: Voted YES on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security

    Increase the number of work visas granted to foreign workers each year

  • 05/25/2006: Voted YES on establishing a Guest Worker program


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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