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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Women’s right to control their bodies is non-negotiable: Strongly Favors topic 1
Keep safe & legal abortion: Favors topic 1
Cover abortion under national health care system: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Support affirmative action to remedy discrimination: Strongly Favors topic 2
Replace male domination with respect of difference of gender: Strongly Favors topic 2
Require affirmative action: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Support equal rights of all persons on civil marriage: No opin. on topic 3
Fund “Manhattan Project” for a cure for AIDS: Favors topic 3
Confront barriers of racism, sexism, heterosexism, & ageism: Strongly Favors topic 3
Equality by sexual orientation, including gay marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+2 points on Social scale)
Governments must remain neutral regarding religion: Strongly Opposes topic 4
End faith-based initiatives and charitable choice programs: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Support personal responsibility; teach dispute resolution: Favors topic 4
Negative income tax to keep all adults above poverty line: Opposes topic 4
Workfare is slave labor: Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare focuses on just selling more insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
Universal Single-Payer Health Care for everyone in the US: Strongly Favors topic 5
Health care is a human right: Strongly Favors topic 5
Nationalize health care & ensure universal coverage: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare sets precedent for market-based social insurance: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes any privatization of Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Don’t privatize Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
End school vouchers: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Support choice within public schools: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
Low-income & minority areas suffer disproportionately: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Human species has no right to exploit animals: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Sustainable society lives within planet’s resource limits: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Abolish the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Repeal “3 strikes, you’re out” law: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Opposes death penalty: Opposes topic 9
Focus on crime prevention instead of harsher sentences: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Restrict police use of guns and all forms of control weapons: Opposes topic 10
Support Brady Bill & thoughtful gun control: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
A universal basic income (negative income tax) for everyone: Strongly Favors topic 11
Tax industrial pollution: Favors topic 11
Tax incentives to redistribute unbalanced wealth: Strongly Favors topic 11
Support progressivity; no flat tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Give undocumented immigrants a chance to become US citizens: Strongly Favors topic 12
Don’t blame immigrants for social and economic problems: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Trans-Pacific Partnership widens the wealth divide: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Re-formulate trade agreements according to Fair Trade: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Reject NAFTA, GATT, & WTO: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(-5 points on Social scale)
US routinely ignores UN action toward nuclear disarmament: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Complete withdrawal from Iraq under UN supervision: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
Negotiate on Iranian nukes; but negotiate on US nukes too: Strongly Opposes topic 15
End all research, use, and sale of bio-chemical weapons: Strongly Opposes topic 15
End research, testing and stockpiling of all nuclear weapons: Opposes topic 15
Demilitarize our society and eliminate our WMDs: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Cut defense budget by 50%: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Caps on campaign spending and contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Expand the process of participatory democracy: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
Diplomatic solution for Syria, not dismemberment of Syria: Strongly Favors topic 17
Support social and economic justice across the globe: Favors topic 17
Assist Russia & Israel in moving towards better governments: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Natural gas does not result in climate justice: Strongly Favors topic 18
Oppose further oil and gas drilling or exploration: Strongly Favors topic 18
Commit to developing clean renewable energy technologies: Strongly Favors topic 18
Reduce greenhouse gas emissions now; more later: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+5 points on Social scale)
Nation is waking up to the end of the war on marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Cannabis/Hemp is to be legalized: Strongly Opposes topic 19
More drug counseling & treatment: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Replace Drug War with treatment and alternative sentencing: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Answers to wealth inequality are out there; ask the people: Strongly Favors topic 20
Focus on declining deficits only benefits the wealthy: Strongly Favors topic 20
Pay a living wage which reflects real value of work: Strongly Favors topic 20
Support a Living Wage: Strongly Favors topic 20
Reform system to provide tax justice: Favors topic 20
Restore federally funded welfare entitlement program: Strongly Favors topic 20

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Page last updated: Mar 17, 2014