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Gloria La Riva on VoteMatch

Party for Socialism and Liberation nominee for President

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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
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Repeal the Hyde Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 1
Right to abortion regardless of ability to pay: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports embryonic stem cell research: Favors topic 1
Defend women’s reproductive rights & abortion on demand: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
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Close wage gap; end gender division of labor: Strongly Favors topic 2
Oppose making English an official language: Strongly Favors topic 2
Schools should reflect community; students on school boards: Strongly Favors topic 2
Affirmative action is under attack just when redress began: Strongly Favors topic 2
Pay reparations, with interest, for slavery: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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Longtime supporter of LGBTQ rights; in first march in 1979: Strongly Favors topic 3
Equal marriage rights for all LGBT: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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Rational social & economic planning, rather than “market”: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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Healthcare is a right; create single-payer system: Strongly Favors topic 5
Free quality health care for all: Strongly Favors topic 5
Create a universal healthcare system: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Cap benefits to three times those receiving minimum: Strongly Opposes topic 6
No privatization of Social Security: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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End unpaid internships; allow student workers to unionize: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Guaranteed free education from pre-K through college: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Privatizing schools is just to reap profit: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
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Support use of recycled materials in public projects: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Environmental racism pollutes our neighborhoods: Opposes topic 8
Increase fuel efficiency standards; and don't build nukes: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Restore & reconstruct 155,000 U.S. bridges: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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End racism, police brutality, mass incarceration: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Allow prisoners to unionize to negotiate living conditions: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Restrict employers' asking about criminal records: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Opposes capital punishment; shut down most prisons: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Eliminate the racist prison-industrial complex: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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Support right of working class to own and bear arms: Favors topic 10
Second Amendment guarantees individual gun ownership: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Increase tax rate for high incomes; no tax below $50,000: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Abolish all anti-immigrant laws, shut down ICE: Strongly Favors topic 12
Full citizenship rights upon six months residency: Strongly Favors topic 12
For 8 days accompanied 2018 refugee caravan to reach US: Strongly Favors topic 12
Protect full rights of undocumented immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Full rights and equality for all undocumented immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Support global transformation from capitalism to socialism: Opposes topic 13
Free trade enriches capitalists and displaces humans: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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Demands an end of U.S. aid to the state of Israel: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Immediate lifting of the U.S. blockade on Cuba: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Close all US bases abroad; and exit all war zones: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
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Abolish CIA, NSA, FBI; disband NATO: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Eliminate military hardware &missile defense programs: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Transfer billions from Pentagon budget to jobs: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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Lower voting age to 15: Strongly Favors topic 16
Uniform ballot access; eliminate Electoral College: Strongly Favors topic 16
Eliminate corporate campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Won Cuba's Friendship Medal for opposing US blockade: Favors topic 17
Replace US global domination with solidarity among peoples: Favors topic 17
Exit Iraq immediately, and pay reparations: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Stop destruction of Native lands by mining interests: Strongly Favors topic 18
Use sustainable energy, stop fossil fuel pollution: Strongly Favors topic 18
International and domestic rules to reduce climate change: Strongly Favors topic 18
Our planet is facing a crisis from carbon dioxide build-up: Strongly Favors topic 18
Cap-and-trade allows polluters the right to pollute: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
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Disability pay for people in substance abuse programs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Increase housing subsides; allow rent control: Strongly Favors topic 20
Raise minimum wage to $15 an hour: Strongly Favors topic 20

Gloria La Riva is a Hard-Core Liberal
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Page last updated: Mar 19, 2021