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Howard Phillips on VoteMatch



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Prosecute abortion doctors for homicide: Strongly Opposes topic 1
First Priority is to End Legalized Abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Killing of the innocent, young or old, is unconstitutional: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
End affirmative action: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Stop subsidizing “safe sodomy” (End AIDS education): Opposes topic 3
Direction taken from God on gay rights issues: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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Christian liberty benefits even non-Christians: Favors topic 4
Federally subsidized welfare should be ended: Strongly Favors topic 4
Christianity is the basis of our legal system: Favors topic 4
America has forgotten God: Strongly Favors topic 4
End welfare; family income doubles when fed gov’t shrinks: Favors topic 4
Schools sponsor the official state religion of humanism: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Federal govt out of health care: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Keep Congress out of Social Security’s pocket: Favors topic 6
Restore Trust Fund while privatizing: Favors topic 6
Privatize Social Security & Medicare: Strongly Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
End federal funding of education: Strongly Favors topic 7
Close down Dept of Education, Feds should play no role: Strongly Favors topic 7
Children’s education controlled by parents: Strongly Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
No 'rights' to clean air and water
(0 points on Social scale)
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Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Restore US jurisprudence to its Biblical presuppositions: Strongly Favors topic 9
Crime should be handled locally, quickly and firmly: Opposes topic 9
Feds should leave death penalty to states.: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal gun restrictions; concealed carry OK: Strongly Favors topic 10
Guns controlled by citizens with no restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Tariffs should replace taxes: Opposes topic 11
Veto all IRS funds; repeal 16th Amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Eliminate income tax, corporate tax, & estate tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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No amnesty & no welfare for immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Tighten borders and subsidies to illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Withdraw from NAFTA, WTO, UN, IMF, & Federal Reserve: Strongly Opposes topic 13
No more foolish bailouts, like Mexico’s: Opposes topic 13
Giving up sovereignty is unconstitutional & dangerous: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Defense $ for military pay & equipment, not on UN & NATO: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
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Strengthen defense spending, for US defense: Strongly Favors topic 15
US should advocate liberty abroad, but only defend US: Opposes topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
More enforcement of the right to vote
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-5 points on Social scale)
Exit IMF & World Bank: Strongly Opposes topic 17
No US troops under foreign command: Opposes topic 17
Foreign aid is unconstitutional: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Reduce federal foreign policy role: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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No to Kyoto: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Property rights are ours, not government’s: Opposes topic 18
Environmentalism is socialist: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-5 points on Social scale)
Federal duty to protect borders; local duty to protect self: Strongly Favors topic 19
Loss of the Panama Canal bases will increase drugs here: Favors topic 19
More border security needed: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No spending increases; no compromise: Opposes topic 20
Tariffs down on foreigners causes taxes up on Americans: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Cut the federal government down to constitutional size: Opposes topic 20
Eliminate income tax & most federal taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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Page last updated: Jan 10, 2015