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Carla Howell on SenateMatch

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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(7 points on Social scale)
Stop shouting; no one is listening on either side: Neutral on topic 1
Neither subsidize nor penalize; neither condemn nor condone: Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(5 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(5 points on Social scale)
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Opposes topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(7 points on Social scale)
Federal government out of education: Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(10 points on Economic scale)
Get government out of health care & we’ll be better off: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(5 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
No federal money for education, and no federal rules: Favors topic 7
$10,000 “voucher” via ending income tax: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(7 points on Social scale)
Death penalty OK morally; but don’t trust govt to do it: Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(5 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
Puts the Second Amendment first, with no exceptions: Strongly Favors topic 10
Small government: Repeal anti-gun laws now: Strongly Favors topic 10
Free gun ownership by peaceful citizens without exception: Strongly Favors topic 10
22,000 anti-gun laws haven’t worked-repeal them: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Ending income tax gives average taxpayer $10,000 annually: Strongly Favors topic 11
Abolishing income tax enriches communities & families: Strongly Favors topic 11
Shrink government enough to end income tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Libertarian government is bare-essentials small government: Strongly Favors topic 11
End the income tax; small govt doesn’t need it: Strongly Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(10 points on Economic scale)
Let goods cross borders freely and troops won’t have to: Strongly Favors topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(7 points on Social scale)
Allow open trade with China: Opposes topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(7 points on Economic scale)
Military intervention makes things worse: Opposes topic 15
Limit the military to defending America: Opposes topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(7 points on Economic scale)
Supports SDI if it’s proven viable: Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(10 points on Economic scale)
Interventionist foreign policy IS the problem: Strongly Opposes topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(5 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
She’s the Peace candidate in the War on Drugs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Drug prohibition makes crime profitable: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Be scared of the Drug War more than scared of drugs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

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