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Bernard DeCastro on Abortion
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  • Prohibit federal funds for elective abortions. (Aug 2010)
  • Man is made in image of God; so sanctity of all human life. (Aug 2010)
Bernard DeCastro on Budget & Economy
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  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
Bernard DeCastro on Civil Rights
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  • Define marriage as one man and one woman. (Aug 2010)
  • The Bible is clear: marriage is one man & one woman. (Aug 2010)
Bernard DeCastro on Corporations
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Bernard DeCastro on Crime
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  • Founded gospel-based Florida Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition. (Jun 2009)
Bernard DeCastro on Drugs
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  • Convicted of drug related crimes & pardoned after 10 years. (Jun 2009)
Bernard DeCastro on Education
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  • Put God and patriotism back in our public schools. (Aug 2010)
  • Put God and patriotism back in our public schools. (Aug 2010)
  • Dismantle the NEA and give parents the right to choose. (Aug 2010)
Bernard DeCastro on Energy & Oil
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  • New sources of nuclear power, domestic gas and oil. (Aug 2010)
  • Cap & Trade is a rip-off from the far left. (Aug 2010)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Bernard DeCastro on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bernard DeCastro on Families & Children
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Bernard DeCastro on Foreign Policy
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  • Non-interventionist foreign policy, plus Monroe Doctrine. (Aug 2010)
Bernard DeCastro on Free Trade
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Bernard DeCastro on Government Reform
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  • Repeal 17th Amendment; empower state legislatures. (Aug 2010)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
Bernard DeCastro on Gun Control
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  • I believe in the Second Amendment. (Aug 2010)
Bernard DeCastro on Health Care
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  • No public option; no government control. (Aug 2010)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
Bernard DeCastro on Homeland Security
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  • Reduce deployed nuclear weapons of both the US and Russia. (Aug 2010)
  • I believe in a strong military to keep US free. (Aug 2010)
Bernard DeCastro on Immigration
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  • Increase family reunification visas. (Aug 2010)
  • Federal government has refused to enforce immigration laws. (Aug 2010)
  • Effective immigration maintains Borders, Language & Culture. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports a strong immigration policy. (Jun 2009)
Bernard DeCastro on Jobs
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Bernard DeCastro on Principles & Values
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Bernard DeCastro on Social Security
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Bernard DeCastro on Tax Reform
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  • Repeal 16th Amendment; adopt a FairTax. (Aug 2010)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death taxes. (Jul 2010)
Bernard DeCastro on Technology
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Bernard DeCastro on War & Peace
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Bernard DeCastro on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Served on Governor's Statewide Faith-Based Advisory Board. (Jun 2009)


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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(0 points on Social scale)
Prohibit federal funds for elective abortions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Man is made in image of God; so sanctity of all human life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Define marriage as one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
The Bible is clear: marriage is one man & one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Put God and patriotism back in our public schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Put God and patriotism back in our public schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Served on Governor's Statewide Faith-Based Advisory Board: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No public option; no government control: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Dismantle the NEA and give parents the right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Founded gospel-based Florida Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
I believe in the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal 16th Amendment; adopt a FairTax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Adopt a single-rate tax system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Increase family reunification visas: Favors topic 12
Federal government has refused to enforce immigration laws: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports a strong immigration policy: Opposes 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:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Reduce deployed nuclear weapons of both the US and Russia: Opposes topic 15
I believe in a strong military to keep US free: Strongly Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Repeal 17th Amendment; empower state legislatures: Opposes topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
Non-interventionist foreign policy, plus Monroe Doctrine: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
New sources of nuclear power, domestic gas and oil: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Cap & Trade is a rip-off from the far left: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low: Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-3 points on Social scale)
Convicted of drug related crimes & pardoned after 10 years: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Bernard DeCastro is a Moderate Libertarian Conservative.
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