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David Vitter MyOcracy topics and responses

    Criminal Justice

    Increase the number of police officers working in high-crime communities

  • 2007-03-23: Voted YES on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program
  • 2001-09-25: Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism

    Legal age for prosecution as an adult: Decrease

  • 1999-06-17: Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime

    Support for the construction of prisons or detention centers

  • 2000-06-22: Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons.

    Civil Rights

    Support for gun rights

  • 2013-09-25: Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty
  • 2013-04-17: Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets
  • 2010-08-11: by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record
  • 2009-04-02: Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains
  • 2009-03-23: Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights
  • 2009-02-03: Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal
  • 2007-09-06: Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership
  • 2005-07-29: Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers
  • 2003-04-09: Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse

    Ban abortions except in limited cases

  • 2013-01-24: Sponsored banning family assistance that includes abortion
  • 2011-05-05: Prohibit federal funding for abortion
  • 2007-10-18: Voted YES on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions
  • 2006-07-25: Voted YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions
  • 2004-02-26: Voted YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime
  • 2003-10-02: Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother`s life

    Abortion rights: Ban all abortions

  • 2009-02-04: Declare preborn as persons under 14th amendment
  • 2008-03-14: Voted YES on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP
  • 2008-03-13: Voted YES on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion
  • 2007-04-11: Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines
  • 2000-04-05: Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions
  • 1999-06-30: Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion

    Support marriage rights between a man and a woman only

  • 2014-02-12: State definition of marriage supersedes federal gay marriage
  • 2008-06-25: Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage
  • 2006-12-31: by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance
  • 2006-06-07: Voted YES on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage
  • 2004-09-30: Voted YES on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage
  • 1999-07-29: Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC

    Support for gun control measures

  • 1999-06-18: Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1

    Economic Issues

    Taxes for wealthier tax payers: Less

  • 2008-03-13: Voted NO on increasing tax rate for people earning over $1 million
  • 2008-02-13: Voted YES on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M
  • 2007-03-21: Voted YES on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million
  • 2006-12-31: by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation
  • 2006-08-03: Voted YES on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts
  • 2006-06-08: Voted YES on permanently repealing the `death tax`
  • 2006-02-02: Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends
  • 2005-11-18: Voted YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends
  • 2001-04-04: Voted YES on eliminating the Estate Tax (death tax)
  • 2001-03-14: Phaseout the death tax

    Reduce taxes for middle class tax payers

  • 2008-03-13: Voted YES on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset
  • 2007-03-23: Voted YES on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax
  • 2000-07-12: Voted YES on eliminating the marriage penalty

    Reduce taxes for all tax payers

  • 2012-01-01: Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge
  • 2010-08-12: Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes
  • 2010-08-11: Opposes both marriage penalty & federal tax increases

    Taxes for large corporations: Decrease

  • 2009-03-11: Keep reduction of capital gains tax
  • 2000-03-09: Voted YES on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business

    Support a balanced federal budget by constitutional amendment

  • 2012-01-01: Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge
  • 2009-01-06: Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override

    Implement a flat tax

  • 2002-04-18: Voted YES on making the Bush tax cuts permanent
  • 2001-05-16: Voted YES on Tax cut package of $958 B over 10 years

    Reduce taxes for small businesses

  • 2003-12-31: by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record

    Education Issues

    Support privatization of mass education

  • 2010-08-11: Supports education vouchers for public or private school
  • 2003-12-31: by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes
  • 2002-11-05: Supports charter schools & increased flexibility

    Support school vouchers

  • 2002-11-05: Supports vouchers for private & religious schools

    Increase per pupil funding

  • 2005-10-26: Voted NO on $5B for grants to local educational agencies

    Environmental Issues

    Oppose cap-and-trade programs to address industrial emissions

  • 2010-11-02: Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP
  • 2009-04-01: Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade
  • 2005-06-16: Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%)
  • 2000-06-26: Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol

    Support domestic continental drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 2005-11-03: Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR
  • 2005-03-16: Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
  • 2001-08-01: Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR

    Support off-shore drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 2008-06-26: Open the Outer Continental Shelf for oil & gas leasing
  • 2007-06-21: Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies

    Eliminate tax incentives and/or subsidies to the fossil fuel industry

  • 2012-02-28: Get us beyond high-carbon fuels

    Healthcare Issues

    Reduce government involvement in the provision of health insurance for taxpayers

  • 2011-05-25: Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts
  • 2010-07-04: Repeal any federal health care takeover
  • 2009-01-29: Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 2008-07-15: Voted NO on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare
  • 2007-11-01: Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility
  • 2006-02-02: Voted NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D
  • 2003-12-31: by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record
  • 1999-10-06: Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts

    Eliminate financial penalty from Obamacare for taxpayers that do not have health insurance

  • 2010-10-28: Introduced legislation to repeal ObamaCare
  • 2010-10-27: I fought ObamaCare & I'm still fighting it
  • 2010-10-18: ObamaCare injects government into private decisions

    Lower eligibility age for Medicare to increase coverage of older taxpayers

  • 2008-03-13: Voted YES on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium

    Immigration

    Oppose amnesty for undocumented individuals

  • 2008-03-13: Voted NO on continuing federal funds for declared sanctuary cities
  • 2007-06-28: Voted NO on comprehensive immigration reform
  • 2006-05-18: Voted NO on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship

    Increase border security between U.S. and Mexico

  • 2008-03-05: Zero tolerance for border crossing via increased prosecution
  • 2006-09-29: Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border

    Oppose in-state tuition at public universities and colleges for undocumented students

  • 2006-05-18: Voted NO on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security
  • 2004-05-20: Voted YES on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment

    Increase the number of work visas granted to foreign workers each year

  • 2007-05-22: Voted YES on eliminating the Y nonimmigrant guestworker program


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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