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William Capps on SenateMatch


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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Absolutely pro-life in every instance: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Affirmative action is not a federal issue: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
Define marriage as one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+5 points on Social scale)
School prayer is not a federal issue: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+2 points on Social scale)
Sentencing should depend on the crime: Opposes topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Right to carry for all citizens except criminals & impaired: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Healthcare is not a federal issue: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Don't privatize Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Let parents send children to the school of their choice: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Open up oil exploration nationwide and at sea: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Tree huggers limit oil & coal, and we get $5 gas: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low: Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
Don't legalize drugs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Churches have the right to provide welfare services: Strongly Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Drop the corporate tax rate to 20%: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Cap the tax rate to all industry at 20%, permanently: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Adopt a single-rate tax system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Seal the border; enforce the laws: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Feds have failed to enforce; enact E-verify nationwide: Opposes topic 12
Repeal the 14th Amendment to exclude illegal aliens' kids: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
End NAFTA; tariffs against China: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Manufacture base has lost jobs to trade: Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-3 points on Social scale)
Defer to generals when deciding defense spending levels: Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Campaign spending reform is a trumped-up issue: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(-5 points on Social scale)
We are at war; Patriot Act is ok: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(-3 points on Social scale)
Defer to generals when deciding exit strategies: Opposes topic 17

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Civil Rights
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
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Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Social Security
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Page last updated: May 25, 2012