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Eric Massa on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Abortion should be safe, legal, and rare. (Nov 2008)
  • I am “pro-cure” on stem cell research. (Nov 2008)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
Eric Massa on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Raise small business depreciation to $125,000. (Jul 2009)
  • Establish a usury limit of 16% for consumer credit cards. (Dec 2009)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Eric Massa on Civil Rights
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  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
Eric Massa on Corporations
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  • Voted YES on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
Eric Massa on Crime
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  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Eric Massa on Drugs
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Eric Massa on Education
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  • No taxpayer money to private schools via vouchers. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
Eric Massa on Energy & Oil
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  • Human activity is the primary cause of global climate change. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Include agricultural products in renewable fuels. (May 2009)
Eric Massa on Environment
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  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
Eric Massa on Families & Children
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  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
Eric Massa on Foreign Policy
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  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Condemn Iran for state-sponsored persecution of Baha'i. (Feb 2009)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
Eric Massa on Free Trade
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  • Failed free trade deals like NAFTA have sent jobs overseas. (Nov 2008)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
Eric Massa on Government Reform
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  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)
Eric Massa on Gun Control
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  • Defend the Constitution, including the 2nd Amendment. (Nov 2008)
Eric Massa on Health Care
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  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Expand the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)
Eric Massa on Homeland Security
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  • Original FISA bill was fair; no illegal spying. (Nov 2008)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Eric Massa on Immigration
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Eric Massa on Jobs
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  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Eric Massa on Principles & Values
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Eric Massa on Social Security
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  • Privatizing gambles your retirement on Wall Street. (Nov 2008)
Eric Massa on Tax Reform
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Eric Massa on Technology
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  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
Eric Massa on War & Peace
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  • Out of Iraq in less than 24 months. (Nov 2008)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Eric Massa on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Abortion should be safe, legal, and rare: Strongly Favors topic 1
I am “pro-cure” on stem cell research: Favors topic 1
Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue: Favors topic 2
Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays: Favors topic 3
Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays: Favors topic 3
YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes: Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+2 points on Social scale)
Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception: Opposes topic 4
Neutral on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Defend the Constitution, including the 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Expand the National Health Service Corps: Strongly Favors topic 5
YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program: Favors topic 5
YES on regulating tobacco as a drug: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Privatizing gambles your retirement on Wall Street: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No taxpayer money to private schools via vouchers: Strongly Opposes topic 7
YES on $40B for green public schools: Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Human activity is the primary cause of global climate change: Strongly Favors topic 18
Include agricultural products in renewable fuels: Favors topic 18
NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution: Opposes topic 18
YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program: Favors topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention: Opposes topic 20
Neutral on topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Failed free trade deals like NAFTA have sent jobs overseas: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency: Opposes topic 13
Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad: Favors topic 16
Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
Original FISA bill was fair; no illegal spying: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+2 points on Social scale)
Out of Iraq in less than 24 months: Strongly Favors topic 17
Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program: Opposes topic 17

Eric Massa is a Moderate Liberal.
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