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Brett Kavanaugh on VoteMatch



VoteMatch Responses
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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)
See if anti-abortion rules are burdensome before banning: Opposes topic 1
Roe is an important precedent, but stricter regulations ok: Opposes topic 1
Allow churches to exclude contraceptives from insurance: Opposes topic 1
Disallow 17-year-old illegal immigrant to seek abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
In the eyes of government, we are just one race here: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Job discrimination rules don't apply to transgender status: Strongly Opposes topic 3
First Amendment protects religious liberty: Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Neutral laws may impact religious groups: Favors topic 4
States funding private schools must fund parochial schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(0 points on Economic scale)
Individual mandate is constitutional even with $0 tax: Favors topic 5
Supports big healthcare mergers if they save consumer costs: Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Enthusiastic preference to privatize social security: Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Schools are limited in regulating student off-campus speech: Neutral on topic 7
The wall between religious schools and states must come down: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Suspicious of regulations on environment and worker safety: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Congress decides worker safety issues, not regulatory agency: Opposes topic 8
Dissents on EPA's blocking permit for strip mining operation: Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Work to reduce criminal's protections: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Semiautomatic rifles are not a dangerous and unusual weapon: Favors topic 10
Banning semiautomatic rifles & handgun registration unlawful: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Company can challenge onerous IRS reporting requirement: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
DACA phase-out legally correct under administrative law: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Two cases shine light on leaning towards anti-immigration: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
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Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
AZ mail-in restrictions don't violate Voting Rights Act: Strongly Opposes topic 16
No curbside voting during pandemic; keep existing rules: Opposes topic 16
Upholds Supreme Court's ruling on campaign finance limits: Strongly Opposes topic 16
States cannot sue each other over eased voting rules: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
Congressional authority needed for major foreign conflicts: Strongly Favors topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Global warming is not a blank check for executive action: Opposes topic 18
Favors ethanol & clean energy over fossil fuel: Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Allow mandatory drug testing at school for at-risk youth: Strongly Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Brett Kavanaugh is a Moderate Conservative
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Other Justices' VoteMatch: Brett Kavanaugh on the issues:
Samuel Alito
Amy Coney Barrett
Stephen Breyer
Neil Gorsuch
Ketanji Brown Jackson(nominated 2022)
Elena Kagan
Brett Kavanaugh
John Roberts
Sonia Sotomayor
Clarence Thomas

Former Justices:
Merrick Garland(nominated 2016)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg(deceasd 2020)
Anthony Kennedy(retired 2018)
Sandra Day O'Connor
William Rehnquist
Antonin Scalia
David Souter
John Paul Stevens

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About Brett Kavanaugh:
Civil Rights
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
School Choice
Social Security
Tax Reform
War & Peace

Page last updated: Mar 21, 2022