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Frank Dean Lucas MyOcracy topics and responses

    Criminal Justice

    Support for the construction of prisons or detention centers

  • 06/22/2000: Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons.
  • 09/27/1994: More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty

    Increase the number of police officers working in high-crime communities

  • 09/25/2001: Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism

    Legal age for prosecution as an adult: Decrease

  • 06/17/1999: Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime

    Use of treatment centers for violators of criminal laws targeting drug-use

  • 09/16/1998: Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests

    Increase the number of local prosecutors

  • 02/08/1995: Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder

    Civil Rights

    Support marriage rights between a man and a woman only

  • 04/02/2009: Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes
  • 06/25/2008: Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage
  • 11/13/2007: Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation
  • 12/31/2006: by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance
  • 07/18/2006: Voted YES on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman
  • 09/30/2004: Voted YES on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage
  • 07/29/1999: Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC

    Ban abortions except in limited cases

  • 05/05/2011: Prohibit federal funding for abortion
  • 04/27/2005: Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions
  • 02/26/2004: Voted YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime
  • 10/02/2003: Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother`s life

    Support for gun rights

  • 10/12/2011: Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases
  • 01/25/2011: Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad
  • 10/20/2005: Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers

    Abortion rights: Ban all abortions

  • 05/04/2011: Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion
  • 04/05/2000: Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions

    Support for gun control measures

  • 06/18/1999: Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1

    Economic Issues

    Taxes for wealthier tax payers: Less

  • 12/31/2006: by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation
  • 12/08/2005: Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends
  • 04/04/2001: Voted YES on eliminating the Estate Tax ("death tax")
  • 03/14/2001: Phaseout the death tax

    Implement a flat tax

  • 01/06/2009: Replace income tax & employment tax with FairTax
  • 09/23/2004: Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification
  • 04/18/2002: Voted YES on making the Bush tax cuts permanent
  • 05/16/2001: Voted YES on Tax cut package of $958 B over 10 years

    Support a balanced federal budget by constitutional amendment

  • 01/05/2011: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution
  • 01/06/2009: Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override
  • 09/27/1994: Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto

    Taxes for large corporations: Decrease

  • 05/11/2010: No European-style VAT (value-added tax)
  • 03/09/2000: Voted YES on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business

    Reduce taxes for middle class tax payers

  • 07/12/2000: Voted YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty"
  • 09/27/1994: Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes

    Reduce taxes for all tax payers

  • 01/01/2012: Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge
  • 08/12/2010: Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes

    Reduce taxes for small businesses

  • 12/31/2003: by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record

    Increase taxes for all tax payers

  • 01/06/2009: Repeal the Death Tax

    Education Issues

    Support school vouchers

  • 03/30/2011: Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program
  • 08/06/1998: Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools
  • 11/04/1997: Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools

    Support privatization of mass education

  • 12/31/2003: by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes

    Environmental Issues

    Oppose cap-and-trade programs to address industrial emissions

  • 11/02/2010: Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP
  • 06/26/2009: Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution
  • 01/09/2009: Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules
  • 06/26/2000: Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol

    Support off-shore drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 05/12/2011: Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling
  • 03/03/2011: Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants
  • 06/29/2006: Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore

    Use tax incentives for wind energy development and use

  • 11/02/2011: Extend through 2016 the renewable energy tax credit
  • 01/17/2007: Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025

    Reduce or remove environmental regulations that address oil refinement

  • 09/18/2008: Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences
  • 09/29/2005: Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species

    Support domestic continental drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 08/01/2001: Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR

    Eliminate tax incentives and/or subsidies to the fossil fuel industry

  • 02/12/2008: Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy

    Healthcare Issues

    Reduce government involvement in the provision of health insurance for taxpayers

  • 04/15/2011: Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts
  • 10/25/2007: Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility
  • 12/31/2003: by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record
  • 10/06/1999: Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts

    Eliminate financial penalty from Obamacare for taxpayers that do not have health insurance

  • 01/05/2011: Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law

    Lower eligibility age for Medicare to increase coverage of older taxpayers

  • 07/15/2008: Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare

    Immigration

    Increase border security between U.S. and Mexico

  • 09/14/2006: Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border
  • 06/06/2006: Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project

    Allow in-state tuition at public universities and colleges for undocumented students

  • 05/20/2004: Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment

    Increase the number of work visas granted to foreign workers each year

  • 09/24/1998: Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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