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Tim Penny on Abortion
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  • No new restrictions: refocus on unwanted pregnancies. (Oct 2002)
Tim Penny on Budget & Economy
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Tim Penny on Civil Rights
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Tim Penny on Corporations
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Tim Penny on Crime
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  • Voted YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
Tim Penny on Drugs
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Tim Penny on Education
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  • Limit bureaucracy; deregulate education. (Oct 2002)
  • No vouchers: educate the young in public schools. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
Tim Penny on Energy & Oil
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Tim Penny on Environment
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Tim Penny on Families & Children
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Tim Penny on Foreign Policy
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Tim Penny on Free Trade
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Tim Penny on Government Reform
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Tim Penny on Gun Control
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  • Uniform permit laws; support constitutional right. (Oct 2002)
Tim Penny on Health Care
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Tim Penny on Homeland Security
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Tim Penny on Immigration
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Tim Penny on Jobs
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Tim Penny on Principles & Values
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Tim Penny on Social Security
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Tim Penny on Tax Reform
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  • Work to avoid tax hike; but “no-tax pledge” is irresponsible. (Oct 2002)
Tim Penny on Technology
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Tim Penny on War & Peace
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Tim Penny on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
No new restrictions: refocus on unwanted pregnancies: Strongly Favors topic 1
Neutral on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+5 points on Social scale)
NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Neutral on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Uniform permit laws; support constitutional right: Favors topic 10
Neutral on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Limit bureaucracy; deregulate education: Favors topic 7
No vouchers: educate the young in public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Neutral on topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Work to avoid tax hike; but “no-tax pledge” is irresponsible: Favors topic 11
Neutral on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

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