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David Cobb on VoteMatch

Green Party nominee for President

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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Full reproductive freedom for women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Affirmative action for people of color and women: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Marriage equality for lesbians and gays: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
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Publicly funded, universal health care insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
Health care is a right: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(2 points on Economic scale)
Increase payroll tax but allow some self-investment: Opposes topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(10 points on Social scale)
Eliminate the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Criminal justice system permeated with race & class bias: Opposes topic 9
More community policing; more inmate job training: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(2 points on Social scale)
Ban assault weapons; require licenses; track fingerprints: Strongly Opposes topic 10
A gun owner who supports reasonable gun safety laws: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Increase taxes on wealthy; decrease taxes on poor: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(10 points on Economic scale)
Amnesty for undocumented immigrants after 3 years: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Withdraw from NAFTA and CAFTA: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Marched in Seattle against the WTO: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(0 points on Social scale)
Include human rights and worker rights in trade deals: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(10 points on Economic scale)
Greatly decrease all military funding: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(0 points on Economic scale)
Greatly Decrease Funding on missile defense: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(0 points on Economic scale)
More US participation in UN peacekeeping missions: Strongly Favors topic 17
All US troops out of Iraq, unless UN and Iraq say so: Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Subsidize clean renewables instead of oil & nuclear: Strongly Favors topic 18
$300B per year to fund clean energy in poor countries: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(7 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize minor possession of marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
War on drugs is war on our civil liberties: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Rated A+ by VOTE-HEMP, indicating a pro-hemp voting record: Strongly Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

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