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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
God-given right to life from fertilization to natural death: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Recognize the personhood of all unborn children: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Principles in Declaration of Independence prohibit abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Embryonic stem cell research experiments with human life: Opposes topic 1
Constitutional amendment defining life from conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Preamble to Constitution includes our unborn posterity: Opposes topic 1
Nominate only judges who refuse to legislate from the bench: Opposes topic 1
Save “snowflake babies”: no experiments on frozen embryos: Opposes topic 1
No tax funding for organizations that promote abortion: Opposes topic 1
Do everything to overthrow Roe vs. Wade to acknowledge God: Strongly Opposes topic 1
God’s choice: “Just Say No” to abortion: Opposes topic 1
Abortion is unjust and immoral.: Opposes topic 1
Mothers have no right to take a fetus’ life.: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Abortion issue epitomizes corruption of freedom: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Income tax exemptions for descendants of black slaves: Strongly Favors topic 2
We cannot cure a past injustice with another injustice: Opposes topic 2
Preferential affirmative action patronizes blacks & women: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Preferential treatments are wrong and unjust.: Opposes topic 2
Preferential affirmative action is patronizing.: Opposes topic 2
Affirmative action turns back the clock: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Federal Marriage Amendment to define the natural family: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes “hate crimes” legislation: Opposes topic 3
Schools forfeit funds if they expose kids to gay propaganda: Opposes topic 3
Respect God-given institution of the natural family: Opposes topic 3
No “sexual orientation” in Employment Non-Discrimination Act: Opposes topic 3
Gay marriage invalid because gay couples cannot reproduce: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Wrong to treat sexual behavior like race: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Marriage exists for the sake of procreation: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Massachusetts gay marriage required judges legislating: Strongly Opposes topic 3
We need a constitutional amendment to stop gay marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Gay sex is selfish hedonism: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Gay marriage destroys fundamental moral institutions: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Oppose gay agenda in military & marriage laws: Opposes topic 3
Against homosexual marriage.: Opposes topic 3
Against treating sexual orientation as a civil right.: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Gay rights aren’t like racial rights, because it’s behavior: Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
‘Separation of church & state‘ misinterprets Constitution: Favors topic 4
Impeach judges for barring legislature prayers to Jesus: Favors topic 4
Present scientific facts that support creationism: Favors topic 4
Disallow lawsuits that stop public officials invoking God: Strongly Favors topic 4
Ok if church identifies candidates who favor its principles: Favors topic 4
Protect military chaplains’ right to pray in preferred faith: Favors topic 4
Allow Christian symbols in national war memorials: Favors topic 4
No Fairness Doctrine: no equal time if morally objectionable: Favors topic 4
Protect religion from the state, but not vice versa: Strongly Favors topic 4
Can’t address budget deficit until we address moral deficit: Favors topic 4
Ten Commandments & prayer should be in schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Volunteer for community service; not via government funding: Strongly Favors topic 4
Shift welfare from government to the faith sector: Strongly Favors topic 4
We allowed the judges to drive God out of our schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Prohibiting school prayer is symptom of deeper problem: Strongly Favors topic 4
Let God into schools to keep Columbine shooters out: Strongly Favors topic 4
The Constitution does not forbid prayer in schools.: Strongly Favors topic 4
We need prayer in schools and by educators.: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Consumer in charge; no government-controlled health care: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Oppose mandated health insurance and universal coverage: Strongly Opposes topic 5
People should take care of their own health: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Health care choice will save money for long-term health care: Opposes topic 5
Patient rights & HMO rights are not federal responsibility: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Let market determine health payments, not bureaucrats: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Universal health ID’s are a threat to liberty: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Keep promises but give choice of market investments: Strongly Favors topic 6
Personal retirement accounts allow investing in one’s future: Favors topic 6
Keep promises but give future choice: Strongly Favors topic 6
Supports privatization & Lock-box: Strongly Favors topic 6
Let people who earn their money invest their own money: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Parents & local citizens know better than educrat masters: Strongly Favors topic 7
Empower parents to choose schools that reflect their values: Strongly Favors topic 7
Break up the government monopoly on public education: Strongly Favors topic 7
Replace the Department of Education with parental control: Strongly Favors topic 7
Pro-voucher; gov’t out of K-12 education: Strongly Favors topic 7
Money should follow parents’ education choices: Favors topic 7
Empower parents against the monopoly of public schools.: Strongly Favors topic 7
Tax-credited programs for Christian schooling: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(+2 points on Social scale)
Need to develop proper alternative fuels: Opposes topic 8
Explore & exploit ANWR, while respecting ecology: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Death penalty sometimes essential to respect for life: Strongly Favors topic 9
Death penalty is about universal justice: Strongly Favors topic 9
Enforcement should target criminals, not social conditions: Strongly Favors topic 9
No conflict between pro life and pro death penalty stances: Favors topic 9
Sentencing gang members to death sends strong social message: Strongly Favors topic 9
Don’t lower age of adult criminal prosecutions: Opposes topic 9
Without death penalty for murder, we disregard life: Strongly Favors topic 9
Stricter penalties; truth in sentencing: Strongly Favors topic 9
Violence in schools due to loss of moral heritage: Favors topic 9
Supports capital punishment.: Favors topic 9
External violence results from internal lawlessness: Neutral on topic 9
Capital punishment is necessary to show respect for life: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Fiercely defend the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Gun control agenda mistrusts ordinary citizens: Strongly Favors topic 10
Fundamental DUTY of free citizens to keep & bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Gun control mentality means crooks have all the guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Columbine killers lacked moral development - not gun laws: Favors topic 10
Against banning guns since that won’t end violence.: Favors topic 10
Supports right to bear arms for all types and uses of guns.: Strongly Favors topic 10
No bans on legal firearms; allow concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Amendments: Strongly Opposes topic 11
FairTax turns off spigot that funds political ambitions: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Replace income tax with a national sales tax: Opposes topic 11
Replace income tax with tariffs & duties: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Any income tax is tax-slavery - sales tax instead: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Against flat tax -- a distraction for abolishing income tax.: Strongly Opposes topic 11
“Soak the rich” schemes have socialist objectives: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Vigilant maintenance of our sovereign territory and borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Enforce existing laws against illegal immigration: Opposes topic 12
Rescind Bush’s order allowing Mexican trucks on US roads: Opposes topic 12
Oppose amnesty & guest workers until unemployment under 5%: Opposes topic 12
Extending privileges to non-citizens invites lawbreaking: Opposes topic 12
Separate naturalization (legal) from border patrols: Opposes topic 12
Expand legal immigration; curtail illegal immigration: Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
We gave away portion of sovereignty when we entered WTO: Opposes topic 13
One-on-one trade agreements; with tariffs for dumping: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Free trade gives excessive authority to international groups: Opposes topic 13
Trade sanctions on Saudi Arabia for persecuting Christians: Opposes topic 13
China trade contingent on human rights & product safety: Opposes topic 13
No NAFTA Superhighway from Canada to Mexico: Opposes topic 13
Entering WTO gave away part of our sovereignty: Opposes topic 13
Out of WTO: no legislation without representation: Strongly Opposes topic 13
WTO allows dictators to decide our future - US out: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Peace through strength: supremely strong & prepared military: Strongly Favors topic 14
Free trade gives excessive authority to international groups: Strongly Favors topic 14
Monitor the eradication of legal slavery in Sudan: Favors topic 14
Avoid ratifying Law of the Sea Treaty: Strongly Favors topic 14
Withdrawing before your enemy stops is called “defeat”: Strongly Favors topic 14
There is no distinction between Afghanistan and Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 14
Renounce interference with affairs of other nations: Favors topic 14
I’ve never been a supporter of the UN, even while Ambassador: Favors topic 14
Against paying UN until they reform: Favors topic 14
Fostered policy of withholding UN funds; UN wastes US taxes: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
Routine military intervention is wrong: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Keep some forces abroad, but avoid globalism: Opposes topic 15
Kosovo sets precedent for more future intervention: Opposes topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(+2 points on Social scale)
Campaign finance reform violates freedom of association: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Avoid incumbency protection: no union or corporate donors: Opposes topic 16
Campaigns: No union $, no corporate $, no foreign $: Favors topic 16
Campaign reforms: unconstitutional “incumbency protection”: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Unlimited contributions, but only by people, & publicized: Opposes topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+2 points on Social scale)
Stand unalterably opposed to all who commit terrorist acts: Opposes topic 17
Would not have chosen Iraq; would not have asked UN either: Favors topic 17
Our efforts in Iraq defend against a deep & terrible threat: Strongly Favors topic 17
Don’t pressure Israel to give up land for promise of peace: Strongly Favors topic 17
Autonomy for Christians in Iraq’s Nineveh region: Opposes topic 17
Preemptive strike in Iraq is a right decision: Opposes topic 17
South Africa: Venture capital instead of foreign aid: Opposes topic 17
Support Israel on moral grounds, not economic nor strategic: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Explore & exploit ANWR, while respecting ecology: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports marketable pollution credits; against regulations: Opposes topic 18
CAFE standards kill - abolish them: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-3 points on Social scale)
Call halt to “War on this” and “War on that”: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Stricter drug penalties; more border security: Strongly Favors topic 19
It’s a moral crisis, not a drug problem: Strongly Favors topic 19
Drug problem is a symptom of governmental lack of discipline: Favors topic 19
Increase penalties for selling drugs: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Income tax is a failed socialist experiment: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Rein in out-of-control spending and balance the budget: Opposes topic 20
Supports balanced budget amendment to the Constitution: Opposes topic 20
Income tax is Marxist control of entire economy: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Against the income tax -- abolish it.: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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