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Alberto Gonzales on VoteMatch

 



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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
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Perceived as supporting abortion because of judicial rulings: Favors topic 1
Ok’ed teenage girls’ abortion without parental notification: Favors topic 1
Apply law when personally opposed, like parental permission: Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
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No opinion on topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
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No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
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Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
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Found no reasons to grant clemency to death row inmates: Strongly Favors topic 8
Severity of crime supercedes mental health of perpetrator: Strongly Favors topic 8
Reviewed 57 executions in Texas; no clemency: Strongly Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
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No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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No opinion on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
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No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
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Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
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Kept Cheney’s Energy task force documents secret: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
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No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
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No opinion on topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
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Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
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3 out of 4 of his grandparents were illegal immigrants: Favors topic 12
Grandparents came from Mexico, illegally, for American dream: Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
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No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
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Strongly Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
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No express grant of habeas corpus in the Constitution: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Parts of Geneva Convention are “quaint” and outdated: Opposes topic 14
FISA courts do not apply in times of war, like since 2001: Strongly Opposes topic 14
4th Amendment doesn’t require warrants in all circumstances: Opposes topic 14
Backdrop for terrorist surveillance program is 9/11: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Surveil al Qaeda because this is a war of information: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Claimed president’s actions at Guantanamo were unreviewable: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
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Congress’ 2001 authorization means Bush power is at maximum: Opposes topic 17

Other candidates' VoteMatch: Alberto Gonzales on the issues:
Obama Administration:
Pres.Barack Obama
V.P.Joe Biden
State:Hillary Clinton
HHS:Tom Daschle
Staff:Rahm Emanuel
DOC:Judd Gregg
DHS:Janet Napolitano
DOC:Bill Richardson
DoD:Robert Gates
A.G.:Eric Holder
Treas.:Tim Geithner

Former G.W.Bush Administration:
Pres.George W. Bush
V.P.Dick Cheney
State:Colin Powell
State:Condi Rice
EPA:Christie Whitman

Former Clinton Administration:
Pres.Bill Clinton
V.P.Al Gore
HUD:Andrew Cuomo
Labor:Robert Reich
A.G.:Janet Reno

Former G.H.W.Bush Administration:
Pres.George W. Bush
V.P.Dan Quayle
Labor:Liddy Dole
ED:Lamar Alexander
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Jobs
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War & Peace
Welfare

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Page last updated: Nov 19, 2011