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Ayanna Pressley on Abortion
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  • Abortion is a woman's right. (Jul 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Budget & Economy
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  • Federal projects can spur economic growth. (Jul 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Civil Rights
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  • I support the cause & tactic of NFL players taking a knee. (Aug 2018)
  • The LGBTQ community should be treated as equals. (Jul 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Corporations
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  • No one on Wall Street is bigger than the law. (Jul 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Crime
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  • Supports message & action of NFL players kneeling in protest. (Sep 2018)
  • High minority incarceration rate is modern day slavery. (Aug 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Drugs
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  • When pot is legalized, licensing needs to be fair. (Jul 2017)
Ayanna Pressley on Education
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  • Debt free college should be available for all. (Jul 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Energy & Oil
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  • We need to encourage renewable energy. (Jul 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Environment
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  • Empower the EPA; strengthen clean air & water laws. (Jul 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Families & Children
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  • Paid family leave is a necessity. (Jul 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Foreign Policy
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Ayanna Pressley on Free Trade
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Ayanna Pressley on Government Reform
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Ayanna Pressley on Gun Control
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  • Gun control needs to be implemented now. (Jul 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Health Care
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  • Obamacare should be further implemented. (Jul 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Homeland Security
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Ayanna Pressley on Immigration
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  • No compromise: no funding for border wall. (Sep 2018)
  • No funding in any bill for Trump's hate wall. (Aug 2018)
  • America needs to be immigrant friendly. (Jul 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Jobs
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  • A higher Federal minimum wage is beneficial. (Jul 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Principles & Values
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  • Support progressive legislation with activist leadership. (Sep 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Social Security
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  • Social Security is crucial and must not be cut. (Jul 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Tax Reform
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  • Our tax code should relieve the 99%. (Jul 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on Technology
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  • Spending on infrastructure will benefit Americans. (Jul 2018)
Ayanna Pressley on War & Peace
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Ayanna Pressley on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Abortion is a woman's right: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports message & action of NFL players kneeling in protest: Strongly Favors topic 2
I support the cause & tactic of NFL players taking a knee: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
The LGBTQ community should be treated as equals: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Obamacare should be further implemented: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Social Security is crucial and must not be cut: Strongly Opposes topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Empower the EPA; strengthen clean air & water laws: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
High minority incarceration rate is modern day slavery: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Gun control needs to be implemented now: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Our tax code should relieve the 99%: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
No compromise: no funding for border wall: Strongly Favors topic 12
No funding in any bill for Trump's hate wall: Strongly Favors topic 12
America needs to be immigrant friendly: Strongly Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
We need to encourage renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
When pot is legalized, licensing needs to be fair: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Federal projects can spur economic growth: Favors topic 20
A higher Federal minimum wage is beneficial: Strongly Favors topic 20

Ayanna Pressley is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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