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Jack Ryan on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Abortion cheapens human life and human dignity. (Jun 2004)
  • Ban partial birth and late term abortion. (Jun 2004)
  • Life begins at conception. (Jun 2004)
  • Protect life from conception to natural death. (May 2004)
Jack Ryan on Budget & Economy
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    No stance on record.
Jack Ryan on Civil Rights
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  • Supports DOMA to counter the breakdown of the family unions. (Jun 2004)
  • Opposes same-sex marriages and opposes civil unions. (Jun 2004)
Jack Ryan on Corporations
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    No stance on record.
Jack Ryan on Crime
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  • Crime's cause is breakdown of family, not gun ownership. (Jun 2004)
  • Mandatory minimum sentences for criminals who use guns. (Jun 2004)
Jack Ryan on Drugs
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    No stance on record.
Jack Ryan on Education
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  • School choice within Chicago-area public schools. (Jun 2004)
  • Parochial scholarships for students at failing schools. (Jun 2004)
  • Support funding of charter schools. (Jun 2004)
  • Keep "under God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jun 2004)
Jack Ryan on Energy & Oil
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    No stance on record.
Jack Ryan on Environment
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    No stance on record.
Jack Ryan on Families & Children
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    No stance on record.
Jack Ryan on Foreign Policy
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  • Committed to the security of Israel as a Jewish state. (May 2004)
Jack Ryan on Free Trade
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    No stance on record.
Jack Ryan on Government Reform
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    No stance on record.
Jack Ryan on Gun Control
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  • Fight to protect constitutional guarantee of gun rights. (Jun 2004)
  • Fight to protect constitutional guarantee of gun rights. (May 2004)
Jack Ryan on Health Care
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  • Limit frivolous lawsuits to make healthcare affordable. (Jun 2004)
Jack Ryan on Homeland Security
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  • Provide $ resources to win war on terror. (Jun 2004)
  • Missile defense needed against terrorist WMDs. (Jun 2004)
Jack Ryan on Immigration
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  • Vigilance at the borders-more INS agents. (Jun 2004)
Jack Ryan on Jobs
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    No stance on record.
Jack Ryan on Principles & Values
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  • Ryan quits Senate race amid sex scandal allegations. (Jun 2004)
Jack Ryan on Social Security
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    No stance on record.
Jack Ryan on Tax Reform
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  • Low tax rates drive economic growth. (May 2004)
Jack Ryan on Technology
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    No stance on record.
Jack Ryan on War & Peace
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  • Support the Bush Doctrine and regime change where necessary. (Jun 2004)
Jack Ryan on Welfare & Poverty
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    No stance on record.


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
Abortion cheapens human life and human dignity: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ban partial birth and late term abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Protect life from conception to natural death: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(0 points on Social scale)
Supports DOMA to counter the breakdown of the family unions: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes same-sex marriages and opposes civil unions: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
Keep "under God" in Pledge of Allegiance: Strongly Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(7 points on Economic scale)
Limit frivolous lawsuits to make healthcare affordable: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
School choice within Chicago-area public schools: Favors topic 7
Parochial scholarships for students at failing schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Support funding of charter schools: Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(2 points on Social scale)
Mandatory minimum sentences for criminals who use guns: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
Fight to protect constitutional guarantee of gun rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Fight to protect constitutional guarantee of gun rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Low tax rates drive economic growth: Strongly Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(2 points on Economic scale)
Vigilance at the borders-more INS agents: Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(0 points on Economic scale)
Provide $ resources to win war on terror: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(10 points on Economic scale)
Missile defense needed against terrorist WMDs: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(7 points on Economic scale)
Support the Bush Doctrine and regime change where necessary: Opposes topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Jack Ryan is a Moderate Conservative.
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