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Roger Williams on Abortion
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  • All life is sacred and a gift from God. (Nov 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Sep 2012)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
Roger Williams on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Opposes federal stimulus spending. (Sep 2012)
Roger Williams on Civil Rights
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  • Marriage is between one man and one woman, period. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • State definition of marriage supersedes federal gay marriage. (Jan 2014)
Roger Williams on Corporations
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  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Supports tax incentives for job creation. (Sep 2012)
Roger Williams on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Roger Williams on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Roger Williams on Education
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  • Advocate for school choice, charter schools & home schooling. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes federal grants for education reforms. (Sep 2012)
Roger Williams on Energy & Oil
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  • Explore & produce our own American energy supplies. (Nov 2012)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (Sep 2012)
  • Supports offshore energy production. (Sep 2012)
  • Let states lease energy rights on federal lands. (Jun 2013)
Roger Williams on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Roger Williams on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Roger Williams on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Roger Williams on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Roger Williams on Government Reform
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Roger Williams on Gun Control
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  • I don't want anyone messing with my 2nd Amendment rights. (Nov 2012)
Roger Williams on Health Care
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  • Repeal ObamaCare; replace it with free market alternatives. (Nov 2012)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports repealing Affordable Care Act. (Sep 2012)
Roger Williams on Homeland Security
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  • Opposes reducing defense spending. (Sep 2012)
Roger Williams on Immigration
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  • Make English the official language of the United States. (Nov 2012)
Roger Williams on Jobs
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  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Roger Williams on Principles & Values
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Roger Williams on Social Security
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  • Supports personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Roger Williams on Tax Reform
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  • Lower taxes and then reform the tax code. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes an income tax increase. (Sep 2012)
Roger Williams on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Roger Williams on War & Peace
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Roger Williams on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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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)
All life is sacred and a gift from God: Strongly Opposes topic 1
I consider myself pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No family planning assistance that includes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Marriage is between one man and one woman, period: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes same-sex marriage: Opposes topic 3
State definition of marriage supersedes federal gay marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal ObamaCare; replace it with free market alternatives: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal any federal health care takeover: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Affordable Care Act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports personal retirement accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Advocate for school choice, charter schools & home schooling: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes federal grants for education reforms: Favors topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral 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)
I don't want anyone messing with my 2nd Amendment rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Lower taxes and then reform the tax code: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes an income tax increase: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Make English the official language of the United States: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Opposes reducing defense spending: Favors topic 15
Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Explore & produce our own American energy supplies: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes regulating greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports offshore energy production: Opposes topic 18
Let states lease energy rights on federal lands: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
Opposes federal stimulus spending: Strongly Favors topic 20
Supports tax incentives for job creation: Opposes topic 20
YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Opposes topic 20

Roger Williams is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative.
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