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Barbara Boxer topics and responses

    Acknowledging and Addressing Climate Change

    PRO:

  • 04/02/2009: Voted NO on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax
  • 01/24/2008: Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards
  • 05/15/2008: Voted YES on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China
  • 05/15/2007: Voted YES on factoring global warming into federal project planning
  • 04/01/2009: Voted NO on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade
  • 06/19/2003: Keep climate change in EPA "State of the Environment" report
  • 03/19/2004: Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy
  • 01/16/2007: Sign on to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • 09/19/2010: Supports passage of Cap-and-Trade energy legislation
  • 04/06/2011: Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases
  • 07/30/2002: Support UNCED Rio Declaration at 2002 conference

    Getting Money Out of Politics

    PRO:

  • 02/25/2013: Matching fund for small donors, with debate requirements
  • 04/02/2001: Voted YES on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations
  • 03/29/2006: Voted NO on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress
  • 10/07/1997: Voted YES on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance
  • 05/11/2010: Require Internet disclosure of all earmarks
  • 07/10/2012: Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures
  • 03/20/2002: Voted YES on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads

    CON:

  • 03/28/2006: Voted NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity

    Renewable Energy

    PRO:

  • 06/16/1999: Voted NO on defunding renewable and solar energy
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence
  • 06/16/2005: Voted YES on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%)
  • 03/13/2002: Voted NO on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months
  • 06/17/2008: Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation
  • 06/10/2003: Voted YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010

    CON:

  • 09/15/1999: Voted YES on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards

    Making it Harder to Get a Gun

    PRO:

  • 05/07/2009: Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales
  • 05/20/1999: Voted YES on background checks at gun shows
  • 03/02/2004: Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence
  • 08/11/2010: Ranked by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record
  • 01/22/2013: Ban large-capacity ammunition
  • 04/02/2009: Voted NO on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains
  • 07/21/1998: Voted NO on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks
  • 05/11/1999: Voted NO on loosening license & background checks at gun shows
  • 07/29/2005: Voted NO on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers
  • 04/17/2013: Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets

    Cutting the US Military Budget

    PRO:

  • 07/11/2007: Voted YES on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record
  • 06/04/1996: Voted NO on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty
  • 08/18/2014: Non-proliferation includes disposing of nuclear materials
  • 04/20/2005: Voted YES on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding
  • 09/05/1995: Voted NO on 1996 Defense Appropriations

    CON:

  • 03/17/1999: Voted YES on deploying National Missile Defense ASAP
  • 10/30/1997: Voted YES on favoring 36 vetoed military projects
  • 05/26/1999: Voted NO on allowing another round of military base closures
  • 02/24/1999: Voted YES on military pay raise of 4.8%
  • 06/12/2008: Improve mental health care benefits for returning veterans

    Abortion Rights

    PRO:

  • 09/26/2006: Sponsored bill for emergency contraception for rape victims
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance
  • 04/26/2007: Provide emergency contraception at military facilities
  • 08/11/2004: Condemns restrictions on embryonic stem cell research
  • 03/14/2008: Voted NO on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP
  • 10/18/2007: Voted NO on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions
  • 04/11/2001: Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women
  • 06/04/2004: Expand embryonic stem cell research
  • 04/30/2006: Baby is born at birth, not at partial-birth
  • 01/06/2009: Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception
  • 12/17/2009: Emergency contraception at all military health facilities
  • 03/13/2008: Voted NO on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion
  • 03/25/2004: Voted NO on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime
  • 03/05/2009: Voted NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record
  • 01/05/1993: Protect the reproductive rights of women
  • 03/17/2005: Voted YES on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives
  • 05/19/2006: Sponsored bill providing contraceptives for low-income women
  • 11/13/2013: Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services
  • 03/17/2009: Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception
  • 06/16/2011: Let military perform abortions in cases of rape or incest
  • 02/05/2007: Ensure access to and funding for contraception
  • 06/20/2000: Voted NO on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions
  • 03/12/2003: Voted NO on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life
  • 07/25/2006: Voted NO on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions
  • 04/11/2007: Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines
  • 08/11/2010: Opposes prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research
  • 07/26/2011: Require pharmacies to fulfill contraceptive prescriptions

    Gay Rights and Gay Marriage

    PRO:

  • 12/19/2007: Provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees
  • 06/04/2013: Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools
  • 06/20/2000: Voted YES on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation
  • 04/03/2001: More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes
  • 03/10/2011: Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance
  • 09/10/1996: Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation
  • 09/10/1996: Voted NO on prohibiting same-sex marriage
  • 03/26/2003: Increase funding to combat the global HIV/AIDS epidemic
  • 09/19/2010: Supports Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)
  • 06/24/2009: ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays
  • 03/03/2010: Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays
  • 09/02/2010: Full equality only with same-sex marriage
  • 06/07/2006: Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage
  • 08/11/2004: No constitutional ban on gay marriage
  • 06/11/2002: Voted YES on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes

    Repealing ObamaCare

    PRO:

  • 05/20/2003: Let states make bulk Rx purchases, and other innovations
  • 05/08/2006: Voted NO on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000

    CON:

  • 02/14/2008: Voted NO on allowing tribal Indians to opt out of federal healthcare
  • 04/07/2008: Preserve access to Medicaid & SCHIP during economic downturn
  • 03/04/2009: Expand the National Health Service Corps
  • 01/29/2009: Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 07/15/2008: Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare
  • 06/24/1997: Voted NO on Medicare means-testing
  • 04/18/2007: Voted YES on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D
  • 06/26/2003: Voted YES on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit
  • 03/16/2009: Expand health services for women veterans
  • 04/18/1996: Voted YES on blocking medical savings acounts
  • 05/25/2011: Voted NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts
  • 11/03/2005: Voted YES on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics
  • 02/02/2006: Voted YES on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D
  • 11/01/2007: Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility
  • 04/11/2013: Merge Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit
  • 04/03/2001: Voted NO on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit
  • 07/13/1999: Voted NO on limiting self-employment health deduction
  • 03/17/2005: Voted YES on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug
  • 06/11/2009: Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record
  • 03/13/2008: Voted NO on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium

    Addressing and Fighting Income Inequality

    PRO:

  • 08/03/2006: Voted NO on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts
  • 02/02/2006: Voted NO on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends
  • 05/23/2003: Voted NO on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years
  • 05/17/2001: Voted YES on reducing marriage penalty instead of cutting top tax rates
  • 04/02/1998: Voted NO on requiring super-majority for raising taxes
  • 03/13/2008: Voted NO on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset
  • 04/04/2001: Voted YES on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction
  • 11/18/2005: Voted NO on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends
  • 03/21/2007: Voted NO on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million
  • 03/23/2007: Voted NO on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax
  • 02/02/2006: Voted YES on $47B for military by repealing capital gains tax cut
  • 04/05/2000: Voted NO on prioritizing national debt reduction below tax cuts
  • 07/18/2000: Voted NO on eliminating the 'marriage penalty'
  • 02/13/2008: Voted NO on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M
  • 06/08/2006: Voted NO on permanently repealing the `death tax`
  • 03/22/2012: Minimum tax rate of 30% for those earning over $1 million
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the CTJ, indicating support of progressive taxation
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by NTU, indicating a "Big Spender" on tax votes

    CON:

  • 10/02/1998: Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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