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Wayne Sowell on SenateMatch

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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(7 points on Social scale)
Pro-choice but no partial birth: Favors topic 1
Supports stem cell research: Favors topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(7 points on Economic scale)
Re-evaluate all affirmative action programs: Opposes topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(7 points on Social scale)
Civil unions ok, but not same-sex marriage: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
Supports universal health care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Limit med-mal damages; expand med savings accounts: Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(7 points on Economic scale)
Allow opt-out but keep system intact: Favors topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(5 points on Social scale)
Supports charters; supports accountability: Favors topic 7
Top priority is saving public education: Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(2 points on Social scale)
Supports death penalty but also rehabilitation: Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(7 points on Social scale)
Truth in sentencing but with judicial discretion: Opposes topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(2 points on Social scale)
Require possession licenses and background checks: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Concealed carry ok; limit lawsuits against gunmakers: Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(2 points on Economic scale)
Lower taxes on poor; more taxes on wealthy: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Eliminate dividend tax and marriage penalty: Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(2 points on Economic scale)
Official English and decreased immigration: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Opposes NAFTA and WTO: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(0 points on Social scale)
Include human rights and worker rights in trade agreements: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(2 points on Economic scale)
More $ for troops, less $ for weapons: Opposes topic 15
Reinstitute military draft to prepare for evildoers: Strongly Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(7 points on Economic scale)
Continue with National missile defense: Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(5 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Re-enter Kyoto; strengthen fuel efficiency: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
Legalize marijuana for all adults over 21: Strongly Opposes topic 19
We Hempsters will fight for our hemp rights: Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
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