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Marco Rubio MyOcracy topics and responses

    Civil Rights

    Support for gun rights

  • 2013-09-25: Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty
  • 2013-04-17: Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets
  • 2013-04-14: New gun laws are ineffective, so don't pass them
  • 2013-02-12: Deal with gun violence, but do it constitutionally
  • 2010-08-11: by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record
  • 2010-08-11: Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms
  • 2010-02-03: 2nd Amendment is a cornerstone of our democracy

    Abortion rights: Ban all abortions

  • 2012-06-19: Opposed Sotomayor nomination based on her Roe support
  • 2010-09-19: Supports giving legal protection to unborn children
  • 2010-08-11: Opposes both federal abortion funding & judicial activism
  • 2010-02-03: No right to privacy, that resulted in the Roe v. Wade
  • 2010-02-03: Require ultrasounds before performing abortions

    Support marriage rights between a man and a woman only

  • 2013-06-28: Defining marriage does not demean a class of people
  • 2010-09-19: Opposes Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)
  • 2010-08-11: Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage
  • 2010-08-11: Supports banning homosexuals in the military

    Ban abortions except in limited cases

  • 2012-06-19: Expand birth control exemption for faith-based organizations
  • 2011-05-05: Prohibit federal funding for abortion
  • 2006-04-06: Voted against funding stem cell research

    Support for gun control measures

  • 2012-06-19: As Speaker, failed to push law allowing guns at work

    Economic Issues

    Taxes for wealthier tax payers: Less

  • 2010-08-11: Address market uncertainty by making Bush cuts permanent
  • 2010-02-20: Capital gains tax is double taxation
  • 2010-02-03: Simplify our tax code; reduce the tax burden
  • 2006-11-01: Supermajority vote for any tax increases

    Taxes for large corporations: Decrease

  • 2012-06-19: End double-taxes: capital gains; dividends; & inheritance
  • 2010-02-03: Eliminate taxes on capital gains; lower corporate tax rates

    Support a balanced federal budget by constitutional amendment

  • 2012-01-01: Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge
  • 2010-07-08: Demand a Balanced Budget amendment

    Implement a flat tax

  • 2010-08-11: Supports flat-rate federal tax; opposes increased tax rates
  • 2010-07-08: Adopt a single-rate tax system

    Increase taxes for all tax payers

  • 2010-07-08: Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax

    Reduce taxes for all tax payers

  • 2012-01-01: Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge

    Education Issues

    Support school vouchers

  • 2012-06-19: Presided over $2.3B cut to Florida public education
  • 2007-04-30: Voted for more scholarships for private schools
  • 2006-11-01: More options for student and parent choice in education

    Reduce federal government involvement with public education

  • 2010-09-19: Supports less federal & more local control of education
  • 2006-11-01: $4,500 voucher saves state $10,000 in per-student cost

    Support privatization of mass education

  • 2006-11-01: A+ Plan for Education: charters and choice

    Environmental Issues

    Oppose cap-and-trade programs to address industrial emissions

  • 2010-11-02: Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP
  • 2010-09-19: Opposes passage of Cap-and-Trade energy legislation
  • 2010-07-08: Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures
  • 2010-02-03: Cap-and-trade scheme destroys jobs

    Support domestic continental drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 2010-07-08: Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low
  • 2010-02-03: Explore ANWR & outer continental shelf

    Eliminate tax incentives and/or subsidies to the fossil fuel industry

  • 2006-11-01: Loans to public institutions for energy efficiency
  • 2006-11-01: Tax incentives for energy-efficient appliances

    Support cap-and-trade programs to address industrial emissions

  • 2012-06-19: I dislike cap-&-trade, but it is inevitable as national law

    Increase tax incentives for solar energy development and use

  • 2006-11-01: Florida has obvious advantages in solar energy

    Consumer tax credits for the purchase of hybrid or electric vehicles

  • 2006-11-01: Let hybrid drivers use HOV lanes & discount parking

    Healthcare Issues

    Reduce government involvement in the provision of health insurance for taxpayers

  • 2011-05-25: Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts
  • 2010-08-11: Opposes government-run healthcare
  • 2010-07-08: Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market
  • 2010-07-04: Repeal any federal health care takeover
  • 2006-11-01: Launch a marketplace of affordable health insurance

    Lower eligibility age for Medicare to increase coverage of older taxpayers

  • 2012-06-19: Medicare's hospice care let my father die with dignity


    Oppose amnesty for undocumented individuals

  • 2012-06-19: Legal status, but not citizenship, to migrant's children
  • 2010-09-19: Opposes granting amnesty to illegal immigrants
  • 2010-04-07: Don't count illegal immigrants in the 2010 census
  • 2010-03-28: No amnesty in any form, not even back-of-the-line
  • 2010-02-03: Oppose amnesty in any reform

    Provide amnesty for undocumented individuals

  • 2013-04-14: Green cards after 10 years; secure border; & e-Verify
  • 2012-06-19: AZ ant-immigrant law demands papers like police state
  • 2010-04-27: AZ law may unreasonably single out some citizens

    Increase border security between U.S. and Mexico

  • 2010-09-19: Supports full implementation of current border security laws

    Allow in-state tuition at public universities and colleges for undocumented students

  • 2014-01-08: Give kids of illegal immigrants in-state tuition rates

    Increase the number of work visas granted to foreign workers each year

  • 2012-04-26: GOP DREAM Act: visas for going to college or military


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