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Marianne Williamson: Protect the right of every woman to make her own decisions.
Nikki Haley: As UN ambassador condemned regimes using forced abortion.
Tim Scott: Against the radical left pushing taxpayer-funded abortion.
Cornel West: Protect reproductive rights, end all forms of patriarchy.
Chase Oliver: Pro-choice, but no federal funding.
Ryan Binkley: I was thankful when the court overturned Roe v. Wade.
Budget & Economy
Larry Elder: Inflation is a sure sign of a collapsing civilization.
Perry Johnson: Cut two cents off of every dollar in discretionary spending.
Tim Scott: Rein in the left's out-of-control spending, cut taxes.
Will Hurd: We need free markets not democratic socialism.
Cornel West: Free college tuition, abolish poverty and houselessness.
Perry Johnson: Out of control government spending gave us high inflation.
Stephen Laffey: Federal Reserve should be limited to money supply.
Asa Hutchinson: Repair infrastructure; don't support unnecessary spending.
Jill Stein: An Economic Bill of Rights would guarantee basic security.
Ryan Binkley: Two percent cut in nondefense discretionary spending .
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Address racial healing through Targeted Community Repair.
Larry Elder: Critical Race Theory increases racial tensions in America.
Marianne Williamson: Denial of LGBTQ rights is a stain on our national character.
Marianne Williamson: Use presidency to advocate for the things women care about.
Will Hurd: Don't be a jerk, racist, misogynist or homophobe.
Cornel West: Secure the rights of LGBTQ+ and Trans-Peoples.
Jill Stein: Ensure rights and freedoms for all marginalized groups.
Marianne Williamson: Increase protections for corporate whistleblowers.
Marianne Williamson: Government has become a handmaiden to a new corporate order.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Instead of defunding the police, transform the police.
Vivek Ramaswamy: Pardon defendants of politicized prosecutions such as Trump.
Cornel West: End surveillance, the drug war, and mass incarceration.
Larry Elder: Tell police, DAs: hold criminals accountable for their acts.
Larry Elder: We need enormous political will to invest in law enforcement.
Marianne Williamson: Punishment instead of rehabilitation leads to more crime.
Perry Johnson: I will direct the Attorney General to eliminate the FBI.
Tim Scott: Increase penalties for targeting law enforcement officers.
Cornel West: Demilitarize policing.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: We will never weaponize the law against political opponents.
Asa Hutchinson: Lock up violent offenders and address unfair sentencing.
Chase Oliver: End mandatory minimum; end victimless crimes.
Chase Oliver: End death penalty; it doesn't deter.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: End War on Drugs, amnesty for nonviolent drug offenders.
Perry Johnson: Investigate, arrest and prosecute high level dealers.
Don Blankenship: Mandatory drug testing for all high government officials.
Chase Oliver: Decriminalize cannabis; end failed war on drugs.
Larry Elder: It's time to break the monopoly of the public school system.
Marianne Williamson: Full funding for all schools regardless of zip code .
Nikki Haley: Signed a charter school bill that expanded school choice.
Perry Johnson: Give parents absolute control over children's education.
Tim Scott: Embrace education freedom and empower parents.
Will Hurd: School choice is a great way to encourage competition.
Stephen Laffey: We have to commit to getting every kid out of public schools.
Chase Oliver: Empower parents & students instead of federal involvement .
Energy & Oil
Cornel West: Remove oil and gas subsidies, invest in clean energy.
Vivek Ramaswamy: Drill, frack & burn coal: abandon the climate cult.
Doug Burgum: America being truly energy independent stabilizes the globe.
Marianne Williamson: I will treat global warming problem holistically.
Nikki Haley: Strongly advocated for withdrawing from Paris climate accord.
Perry Johnson: Immediate end to fossil fuels is unrealistic and unwise.
Cornel West: Shift from extraction to regenerative and renewable energy.
Asa Hutchinson: Americans deserve plentiful, affordable energy options.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Incentivize industry to zero-waste cycles, clean energy .
Jill Stein: Take decisive action now to fight runaway global heating.
Ryan Binkley: We must adopt a national "All Of The Above" energy strategy.
Nikki Haley: Sued Obama's EPA over heavy-handed regulatory burdens.
Perry Johnson: Don't need new, draconian regulations that remove incentives.
Families & Children
Marianne Williamson: Massively realign investment in the direction of children.
Will Hurd: Increase child tax credit so parents can afford childcare.
Cornel West: Stop all foreign military aid; close the bases; disband NATO.
Doug Burgum: Unite the country against our enemies like China and Putin.
Larry Elder: Critical to strengthen America's role as the sole superpower.
Nikki Haley: As ambassador, forced UN votes on Cuba's human rights abuses.
Nikki Haley: Signed the first anti-BDS legislation in the country.
Nikki Haley: Never trust Russia; it is never going to be our friend.
Nikki Haley: Slash foreign aid to countries that don't have our back.
Nikki Haley: Successfully got sanctions placed against North Korea.
Tim Scott: China started economic Cold War; America will finish it.
Will Hurd: Workforce key to winning New Cold War with Chinese.
Cornel West: Withdraw foreign aid to Egypt, Israel; more humanitarian aid.
Stephen Laffey: US sending money & guns to Egypt who are killing Christians.
Asa Hutchinson: Ask tough questions; hold China accountable for COVID-19.
Asa Hutchinson: Tough on Russia which is a threat to our national security.
Ryan Binkley: Quick to aid allies, willing to extend hand of diplomacy.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Industry ruined by 40 years of misguided free trade schemes.
Vivek Ramaswamy: Ban U.S. business expansion in China, stop CCP cheating.
Stephen Laffey: Why are we still trading with Communist China?
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Roll back the secrecy and make government transparent.
Vivek Ramaswamy: End civil service protection, federal employee unions.
Cornel West: Enact Congressional term limits; switch to paper ballots .
Doug Burgum: Innovation over regulation is how you solve challenges.
Larry Elder: When Americans are left alone anything is possible.
Marianne Williamson: We should know if food is made from GMOs: require labels.
Nikki Haley: Signed law requiring politicians to disclose private income.
Nikki Haley: Fought back attempts to block state voter ID law.
Corey Stapleton: I believe the United States needs smaller government.
Cornel West: Public financing of elections; eliminate Electoral College.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: We will protect wild lands from further development.
Stephen Laffey: Stop officials from conflict of interest investments.
Jill Stein: Without freedom of choice in elections there is no democracy.
Marianne Williamson: Treat gun violence against children as an emergency.
Nikki Haley: Expanded concealed carry rights to bars and restaurants.
Stephen Laffey: End making military installations "Gun Free Zones".
Chase Oliver: No new gun restrictions; repeal existing restrictions.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: We will move from a sick care system to a wellness society.
Cornel West: Guarantee health care to all like every other major country.
Marianne Williamson: Take a whole body systems approach to cultivating health.
Will Hurd: Health insurance isn't healthcare, government not the answer.
Cornel West: Medicare for all including humane mental healthcare.
Asa Hutchinson: Federal government should never be sole healthcare provider.
Chase Oliver: Market alternatives to over-regulated healthcare.
Ryan Binkley: Obamacare has ballooned Medicaid costs; it doesn't work.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: End the imperial project and attend to what's been neglected.
Marianne Williamson: Fix budget to keep, maintain and create sustainable peace.
Nikki Haley: Cut taxes for veterans who receive military retirement.
Perry Johnson: Strengthen our defense by cutting waste & improving audits.
Tim Scott: Rebuild a lethal, powerful military so adversaries fear us.
Cornel West: Cut military spending, dissolve NATO; close foreign bases.
Asa Hutchinson: A strong national defense is the bedrock of our democracy.
Jill Stein: Bipartisan endless war machine enriches military contractors.
Chase Oliver: Cut defense spending to pay for college loans.
Ryan Binkley: Our focus should be on reinvigorating our military.
Larry Elder: We must restore the rule of law to our border with Mexico.
Marianne Williamson: Calling border situation a crisis is a simply a distraction.
Nikki Haley: Give local police power to check immigrations status.
Perry Johnson: My first priority as President will be building the wall.
Tim Scott: Expel illegal immigrants, fully fund the border wall.
Cornel West: Treat every migrant and asylum seeker with dignity.
Will Hurd: We need strong disincentives to prevent illegal immigration.
Asa Hutchinson: Biden administration showing weakness along southern border .
Chase Oliver: Radically simplify system so people can come & work.
Ryan Binkley: Opportunity to obtain legal status if they meet requirements.
Vivek Ramaswamy: End affirmative action, end unlawful DEI indoctrination.
Nikki Haley: Cutting taxes and regulations helped employment boom.
Chase Oliver: Deregulate: People create jobs, not Government.
Principles & Values
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Our priority will be to restore America's moral leadership.
Cornel West: I want to reintroduce America to the best of itself.
Larry Elder: America in decline, but we can enter new American Golden Age.
Marianne Williamson: Help country atone for genocide against Native Americans .
Perry Johnson: Zero-tolerance for anti-Christian investigatory practices.
Perry Johnson: We live in the greatest country the world has ever known.
Tim Scott: I will preserve one nation, under God, indivisible.
Tim Scott: Americans have won the lottery of citizenship.
Will Hurd: US is exceptional nation because of what we've given.
Corey Stapleton: Pay it Forward: invest in children's future.
Stephen Laffey: While parties fight, our American exceptionalism slips away.
Asa Hutchinson: That rights are from God foundational to American success.
Ryan Binkley: Strive to create a culture that honors God in all that we do.
Cornel West: Expand Social Security; forgive all student debt.
Marianne Williamson: Under no circumstances should we put Social Security at risk.
Perry Johnson: Stabilize program by incentivizing work and immigration.
Stephen Laffey: Adopt Personal Security System, phase out FICA.
Ryan Binkley: Peg Social Security to growth in GDP over next seven years.
Doug Burgum: Delivered $174 million in permanent property tax relief.
Perry Johnson: Reduce taxes, cut tax brackets, cut top rate to 28%.
Stephen Laffey: Adopt Herman Cain's "9-9-9" Plan; it's fair and simple.
Asa Hutchinson: Lower taxes; reform our national tax code.
Ryan Binkley: We need a flatter, fairer tax system to foster growth.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Dismantle Big Tech's censorship-industrial complex.
Will Hurd: We need a national cyber strategy to defend our systems.
Chase Oliver: End warrantless wiretaps and FISA abuses.
War & Peace
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: End the proxy wars, bombing campaigns, covert operations.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Find a diplomatic solution that brings peace to Ukraine.
Nikki Haley: Played a prominent role in withdrawing from Iran deal.
Chase Oliver: Focus on peace; end policy of constant intervention.
Welfare & Poverty
Marianne Williamson: Declare an unconditional war on poverty, end homelessness.
Chase Oliver: Controlling spending will ease inflation.