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Michelle Nunn: Safe, legal, rare, and woman's personal decision.
Vernon Jones: Abortions should always be legal.
Vernon Jones: Supports embryonic stem cell research.
Jim Martin: I support Roe v. Wade.
Zell Miller: Promote and fund sexual abstinence programs.
Budget & Economy|
Nathan Deal: We survived Great Recession, and reformed state government.
Josh Lanier: Congress is out of control on spending.
Vernon Jones: Lead the way to protect home ownership.
Vernon Jones: Record of balancing budgets and not raising taxes.
Vernon Jones: Constitutional amendment defining marriage.
Alan Keyes: Public display of the Ten Commandments is a state’s right.
Jim Martin: Support affirmative action consistent with federal law.
Jim Martin: Civil unions ok; but not same-sex marriage.
Jim Martin: Work with Delta Air but also respond to middle class needs.
Rand Knight: Invest in our communities, not in corporate subsidies.
Nathan Deal: Accountability courts to avoid 5,000 prison beds.
Doug Collins: Supports capital punishment.
Rand Knight: Provide inmates with job skills and drug treatment.
Rand Knight: Support the federal death penalty.
Vernon Jones: Support the federal death penalty.
Alan Keyes: Failing to revere God results in violence and crime.
Jim Martin: Supports lethal injection as the method of execution.
Jim Martin: Supports alternative sentencing for non-violent offenders.
Zell Miller: Drunk drivers are criminals and deserve tough punishment.
Zell Miller: Two-strikes law got 1,710 ciminals behind bars.
Nathan Deal: BUI: Boating Under the Influence: if blood alcohol over .10%.
Vernon Jones: Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs.
Zell Miller: Allow people harmed by drugs to sue drug dealers.
Nathan Deal: $15M for science/tech charter schools.
Sonny Perdue: Tie teacher pay to student achievement.
Rand Knight: Federal funding for charter schools.
Vernon Jones: Vouchers for any public school.
Rand Knight: Raise teacher salaries; build more schools.
Roy Barnes: End social promotion.
Zell Miller: All children should have the opportunity to attend pre-K.
Zell Miller: Good schools mean money for teachers, books, reading.
Energy & Oil|
Doug Collins: Human activity is not contributing to climate change.
Rand Knight: Biofuels & clean green jobs.
Vernon Jones: Supports cap-and-trade, but also domestic oil.
Dale Cardwell: End our dependence on foreign oil with wind & solar.
Dale Cardwell: Invest billions to help clean energy entrepreneurs.
Jim Martin: Supports cap and trade system to reduce carbon emissions.
Rand Knight: Tackle energy dependence to reduce terrorist support.
Vernon Jones: Unaddressed, global warming will be catastrophic.
Vernon Jones: Supports CWA, CAA, CAFE but also nukes.
Josh Lanier: Help cities with mass transit and farmers in small towns too.
Vernon Jones: Capture methane gas from landfills for electricity.
Zell Miller: Protection of 100,000 Georgia acres is great achievement.
Families & Children|
Alan Keyes: We have suffered because of our abandonment of His name.
Roy Barnes: More restrictions on teenage driving.
Karen Handel: FactCheck: Only $2.2M on USAID pottery in Morocco, not $27M.
Zell Miller: The key to economic success is new markets & competition.
Nathan Deal: Fulfill true purposes of government then get out of the way.
Doug Collins: Increased transparency about campaign contributions.
Sonny Perdue: Make government more responsive, efficient, & value-driven.
Vernon Jones: Increasing individuals donation limits for federal campaigns.
Alan Keyes: Congress should have the last word, not the Supreme Court.
Alan Keyes: Obeying the dictate of federal judges means no Constitution.
Paul Broun: FactCheck: Guns cause more deaths than bats & hammers.
Jason Carter: Rated 92% by National Rifle Association.
Rand Knight: Allow individuals to carry concealed guns.
Vernon Jones: Allow individuals to carry concealed guns.
Karen Handel: Embrace threat of federal shutdown to defund ObamaCare.
Nathan Deal: ObamaCare will cost Georgia $2.5B over next ten years.
Sonny Perdue: $70M for moral obligation to serve those with disabilities.
Jim Martin: All children must have access to health care.
Jim Martin: Part of team that created the PeachCare Act.
Vernon Jones: Part of team that created the PeachCare Act.
Vernon Jones: Put quality of life over profit margins.
Zell Miller: Providing insurance for children is a top priority.
Doug Collins: Protect citizenry from terrorists while respecting rights.
Vernon Jones: Military tribunals ok; domestic spying not ok.
Vernon Jones: Supports missile shield & pre-emptive military strikes.
Vernon Jones: Find the terrorists no matter where they are.
Karen Handel: Immigration bill is 1,000 pages of industry rewards.
Rand Knight: Pathway to citizenship but with official English language.
Vernon Jones: Supports comprehensive immigration reform & work visas.
Nathan Deal: Employment is primary goal of education: more HOPE Grants.
Vernon Jones: Include gender identity in federal anti-discrimination laws.
Nathan Deal: $50 million bond package for the Port of Savannah.
Principles & Values|
Paul Broun: Separation of church and state is a mistaken idea.
Jack Kingston: Endorsed by McIntosh County Commissioner over Handel.
Karen Handel: Endorsed by McIntosh County Commissioner before Kingston.
Alan Keyes: Separation of church and state is phony and is a weapon.
Vernon Jones: Reform & improve Social Security as we know it today.
Vernon Jones: Fight hard as the Dickens for our seniors.
Vernon Jones: Permanent repeal of the federal estate tax.
Josh Lanier: Opposes $1 trillion tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans.
Zell Miller: Tax cuts of $334M in 1999.
War & Peace|
Doug Collins: Afghan withdrawal when commanders say, on secret timetable.
Doug Collins: Iran is an imminent threat to the US.
Rand Knight: Get out of Iraq within 12-18 months.
Vernon Jones: Shift responsibility of Iraq to Iraqi people & government.
Welfare & Poverty|
Vernon Jones: Supports federal block grants and local welfare control.
Jim Martin: Supports workfare, but expand TANF for state services.
Zell Miller: Supports welfare reform and welfare to work.