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Gordon Ball on Abortion
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  • Opposes Amendment 1 banning abortion for rape & incest. (Jul 2014)
Gordon Ball on Budget & Economy
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  • Balanced budget amendment to restore fiscal discipline. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on Civil Rights
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  • Pro-gay rights. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on Corporations
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Gordon Ball on Crime
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  • Where do the little people go for justice? (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on Drugs
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Gordon Ball on Education
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  • I believe in public education. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on Energy & Oil
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  • Transition from dirty fossil fuels to clean renewables. (Aug 2014)
  • Commercial solar & wind, and also clean coal. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports construction of the Keystone pipeline. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on Environment
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  • No one has the right to pollute America's air and water. (Aug 2014)
  • Class-action lawsuits against paper companies' dumped waste. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on Families & Children
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Gordon Ball on Foreign Policy
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  • Promote human rights as cornerstone of US foreign policy. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on Free Trade
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  • Fair trade is vital; but don't ship jobs overseas. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on Government Reform
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Gordon Ball on Gun Control
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  • Second Amendment protects Americans from tyranny. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare is over the top, but keep the good parts. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on Homeland Security
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  • Ensure our troops receive the support & resources they need. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on Immigration
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  • Fair and just path to citizenship. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on Jobs
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Gordon Ball on Principles & Values
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Gordon Ball on Social Security
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  • No scare tactics: system is solvent for next 20 years. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on Tax Reform
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  • Simplify and streamline the tax code with flat tax. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on Technology
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  • We send too little on infrastructure. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on War & Peace
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  • Time for our service members to come home from Afghanistan. (Aug 2014)
  • Critical to avoid nukes in North Korea and Iran. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Ball on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Opposes Amendment 1 banning abortion for rape & incest: Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Pro-gay rights: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare is over the top, but keep the good parts: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No scare tactics: system is solvent for next 20 years: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
I believe in public education: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
No 'rights' to clean air and water
(+5 points on Social scale)
No one has the right to pollute America's air and water: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Class-action lawsuits against paper companies' dumped waste: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Where do the little people go for justice?: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Second Amendment protects Americans from tyranny: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Simplify and streamline the tax code with flat tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fair and just path to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Fair trade is vital; but don't ship jobs overseas: Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Promote human rights as cornerstone of US foreign policy: Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Ensure our troops receive the support & resources they need: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
More enforcement of the right to vote
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Time for our service members to come home from Afghanistan: Favors topic 17
Critical to avoid nukes in North Korea and Iran: Strongly Opposes topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Transition from dirty fossil fuels to clean renewables: Favors topic 18
Commercial solar & wind, and also clean coal: Favors topic 18
Supports construction of the Keystone pipeline: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Balanced budget amendment to restore fiscal discipline: Strongly Opposes topic 20
We send too little on infrastructure: Favors topic 20

Gordon Ball is a Moderate Libertarian Liberal.
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