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George Allen on VoteMatch

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
For parental notification; against funding abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
For adult stem-cell research; against embryonic research: Opposes topic 1
Strongly opposes “Abortion is a woman’s right”: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime: Opposes topic 1
NO on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives: Opposes topic 1
YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions: Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Opposes requiring companies to hire more minorities: Opposes topic 2
Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Sexual orientation not a factor in judges' qualifications: Favors topic 3
Judges shouldn't invent law or impose their political views: Opposes topic 3
Defense of Marriage Act does not fully protect marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Defense of Marriage Act does not fully protect marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes “Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws”: Strongly Opposes topic 3
NO on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes: Strongly Opposes topic 3
YES on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
No activist judges who oppose God in Pledge of Allegiance: Strongly Favors topic 4
Supports allowing churches to provide welfare services: Favors topic 4
Minor mothers must live at home & identify fathers: Favors topic 4
Supports anti-flag desecration amendment: Favors topic 4
Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record: Strongly Favors topic 4
YES on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare hurts seniors by taking $700B from Medicare: Favors topic 5
I want to be the deciding vote to repeal ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
I want to be the deciding vote to repeal ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
YES on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit: Opposes topic 5
YES on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit: Favors topic 5
YES on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics: Favors topic 5
NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug: Strongly Opposes topic 5
NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D: Opposes topic 5
YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000: Favors topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Raise retirement age, plus options for younger people: Favors topic 6
Raise retirement age & end benefits to wealthy: Opposes topic 6
Raise retirement age; more retirement security options: Favors topic 6
Only supports reforms that do not adversely affect benefits: Opposes topic 6
Supports privatizing Social Security: Strongly Favors topic 6
Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
School choice & vouchers, over one-size-fits-all: Strongly Favors topic 7
School choice & vouchers, over one-size-fits-all: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports parents choosing schools via vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
Testing has brought accountability: Favors topic 7
Rated 27% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes: Strongly Favors topic 7
NO on funding smaller classes instead of private tutors: Favors topic 7
NO on funding student testing instead of private tutors: Favors topic 7
NO on $5B for grants to local educational agencies: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
We are blessed to be #1 in energy resources: so use them: Strongly Favors topic 8
Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Leader for three decades in enacting truth-in-sentencing: Strongly Favors topic 9
Supports the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 9
Supports mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Favors topic 9
Abolished parole; instituted Three Strikes laws: Strongly Favors topic 9
Try juvenile felons as adults: Favors topic 9
1994: led "truth-in-sentencing" reform among states: Strongly Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Endorsed by NRA for record of defending Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Allow concealed carry in National Parks: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes absolute right to gun ownership: Strongly Opposes topic 10
NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence: Strongly Opposes topic 10
YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Letting Bush tax cuts expire is a tax hike: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No tax increases; no defense cuts; no bargaining: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Curb spending by passing a line-item veto: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Freedom-to-choose flat tax: present tax code or flat rate: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports making income tax flatter & lower: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Authored Balanced Budget Amendment plus lower taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
End death tax & marriage penalty; more deductions: Opposes topic 11
Rated 76% by NTU, indicating a "Taxpayer's Friend" on tax votes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Adopt a single-rate tax system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
NO on reducing marriage penalty instead of cutting top tax rates: Opposes topic 11
NO on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction: Opposes topic 11
YES on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends: Strongly Opposes topic 11
NO on $47B for military by repealing capital gains tax cut: Opposes topic 11
YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on permanently repealing the `death tax`: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes “Immigration helps our economy”: Opposes topic 12
NO on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 12
NO on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
NO on establishing a Guest Worker program: Opposes topic 12
YES on building a fence along the Mexican border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports expanding Free Trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Rated 67% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on removing common goods from national security export rules: Favors topic 13
YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam: Favors topic 13
YES on extending free trade to Andean nations: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on establishing free trade between US & Singapore: Favors topic 13
YES on establishing free trade between the US and Chile: Favors topic 13
YES on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on free trade agreement with Oman: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Economic scale)
NO on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees: Strongly Favors topic 14
NO on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Military readiness more important than congressional consent: Strongly Favors topic 15
Spending necessary to bolster the military, post-9-11: Strongly Favors topic 15
52,000 earmarks, but mostly for defense & security: Strongly Favors topic 15
Supports more spending on Armed Forces personnel: Strongly Favors topic 15
Build SDI; pay soldiers more: Favors topic 15
Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record: Strongly Favors topic 15
YES on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
NO on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations: Opposes topic 16
NO on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads: Opposes topic 16
NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity: Opposes topic 16
YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-5 points on Social scale)
End foreign aid to Egypt until they join War on Terror: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Iran is a threat; prevent getting nuclear weapons: Opposes topic 17
Stay the course: no retreat; fight al Qaeda in Iraq: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Supports continuing Foreign Aid to Russia, Israel, & others: Strongly Favors topic 17
YES on authorizing use of military force against Iraq: Strongly Opposes topic 17
NO on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
If you use electricity, you should vote for me: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Energy independence instead of cap-and-trade: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Use the blessings of our plentiful American energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
We are blessed to be #1 in energy resources: so use them: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes spending resources to stop Global Warming: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low: Opposes topic 18
YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill: Opposes topic 18
NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%): Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports “Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it”: Strongly Favors topic 19
Tougher sentencing for drug crimes: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Letting Bush tax cuts expire is a tax hike: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Supports line-item veto & balanced budget amendment: Opposes topic 20
Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge: Opposes topic 20

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