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Al King on SenateMatch

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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
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No abortions except to prevent maternal death: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(10 points on Economic scale)
Affirmative action violates the Constitution: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(0 points on Social scale)
No civil unions; no same-sex marriages: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(7 points on Economic scale)
Privatize with individually purchased catastrophic insurance: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Allow suing HMOs: Favors topic 5
Limit attorney fees in medical malpractice cases: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(10 points on Economic scale)
Keep the promise but allow private accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Eliminate the federal Department of Education: Strongly Favors topic 7
Vouchers & charter schools for free-market competition: Strongly Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
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Impose truth in sentencing and stricter penalties: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
2nd Amendment guarantees the right to possess guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Replace IRS with a National Sales Tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(0 points on Economic scale)
Control immigration at an assimilated level: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Enforce limits on immigration to sustainable numbers: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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One-sided trade deals send jobs overseas: Strongly Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(5 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
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More funding for troops and intel: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(10 points on Economic scale)
More funding for military R&D and NMD: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(10 points on Economic scale)
End foreign aid to our known enemies: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Reduce US involvement with UN: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(7 points on Economic scale)
Open ANWR; develop coal and oil: Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
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Stricter sentencing and tighter borders for drugs: Strongly Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
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