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Art Small on SenateMatch

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Based on these stances:
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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(2 points on Social scale)
No partial birth, no public funding, but some exceptions: Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(2 points on Economic scale)
Supports affirmative action in colleges and government: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(7 points on Social scale)
No civil unions; define marriage: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
Supports single payer system with choice for all Americans: Strongly Favors topic 5
Vouchers for health care will shrink government role: Opposes topic 5
Seniors deserve a break on prescription drugs: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(2 points on Economic scale)
Keep defined benefit program: Opposes topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(7 points on Social scale)
Supports vouchers and charters: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(10 points on Social scale)
No death penalty; provide rehabilitation: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Lower sentences for non-violent crimes: Opposes topic 9
Allow judges discretion in sentencing: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Social scale)
Ban semi-autos, keep fingerprints and more restrictions: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate Bush tax cuts and tax breaks for special interests: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Tax cuts drove up other government expenses: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Bush tax cuts mostly benefited the wealthy: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Tax cuts have short-term benefit and long-term costs: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(10 points on Economic scale)
Amnesty and social programs for resident aliens: Strongly Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(7 points on Economic scale)
Reduce deficit by giving exporters tradable import permits: Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(2 points on Social scale)
Include human rights and worker rights in trade agreements: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(2 points on Economic scale)
More money for troops and intel: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(0 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate National missile defense but keep R&D: Strongly Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(2 points on Economic scale)
Keep US troops in UN peacekeeping missions: Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Re-enter Kyoto, develop alternative fuels: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
Consider loosening enforcement of marijuana laws: Opposes topic 19
Drug treatment more effective than incarceration: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(2 points on Social scale)
Involve faith-based providers in rehabilitation: Favors topic 20

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