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Greg Ganske on SenateMatch

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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on banning partial-birth abortions: Opposes topic 1
YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad: Opposes topic 1
YES on banning human cloning, including medical research: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on federal crime to harm fetus while committing other crimes: Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(7 points on Economic scale)
YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions: Opposes topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(2 points on Social scale)
YES on banning gay adoptions in DC.: Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(2 points on Social scale)
Supports anti-flag desecration amendment: Favors topic 4
YES on Constitutional amendment prohibiting Flag Desecration: Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
Tax credits for those without employee health insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
$350 billion for prescriptions for poor seniors: Favors topic 5
NO on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts: Favors topic 5
NO on Prescription Drug Coverage under Medicare: Favors topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(7 points on Economic scale)
Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings: Favors topic 6
Supports individual savings accounts and work incentives: Favors topic 6
NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox: Favors topic 6
YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits: Favors topic 6
YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Support Ed-Flex: more flexibility if more accountable: Favors topic 7
YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools: Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(2 points on Social scale)
Require DNA testing for all federal executions: Strongly Opposes topic 8
More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty: Favors topic 8
YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder: Strongly Favors topic 8
NO on maintaining right of habeus corpus in Death Penalty Appeals: Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime: Favors topic 9
YES on Amendment to prohibit burning the US flag.: Favors topic 9
NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons.: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Social scale)
NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(7 points on Economic scale)
Phaseout the death tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes: Favors topic 11
Implement socially fair, broad-based tax cuts: Opposes topic 11
YES on repealing the estate tax ("death tax"): Favors topic 11
YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty": Favors topic 11
YES on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business: Favors topic 11
YES on Tax Cut Package of $958B over 10 years: Favors topic 11
YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years: Favors topic 11
YES on eliminating the Estate Tax: Favors topic 11
Neutral on topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(5 points on Economic scale)
English immersion over bilingual education: Opposes topic 12
YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(10 points on Economic scale)
End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire : Strongly Favors topic 13
Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements: Strongly Favors topic 13
NO on withdrawing from the WTO: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(10 points on Social scale)
YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(7 points on Economic scale)
Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism: Favors topic 15
Reduce federal government size & scope, including military: Opposes topic 15
NO on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(10 points on Economic scale)
YES on deploying SDI: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(2 points on Economic scale)
Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine: Strongly Favors topic 17
No US troops under UN command; more defense spending: Opposes topic 17
YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo: Opposes topic 17
YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations: Favors topic 17
YES on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction: Favors topic 17
YES on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored: Opposes topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(2 points on Economic scale)
Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup: Opposes topic 18
Make EPA into a Cabinet department: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases: Strongly Favors topic 18
YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol: Strongly Favors topic 18
YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels: Strongly Favors topic 18
NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(5 points on Social scale)
YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC: Strongly Favors topic 19
NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Social scale)
Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending: Favors topic 20
YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations: Favors topic 20
YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks: Strongly Favors topic 20

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