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Jim Abeler on Abortion
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  • Human life begins at conception. (Jul 2014)
  • Rated 100% by MN Citizens Concerned for Life. (Apr 2013)
  • No public funding for embryonic stem cell research. (May 2008)
Jim Abeler on Budget & Economy
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  • Borrowing places our sovereignity at risk. (Jul 2014)
  • Led $3.8B in human services cuts to close MN budget gap. (Nov 2013)
Jim Abeler on Civil Rights
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  • Government shouldn't redefine marriage. (Jul 2014)
  • No state authorization of same-sex marriage. (May 2013)
  • Rated 0% by MN-OAP on positions on racial equity. (Apr 2013)
Jim Abeler on Corporations
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Jim Abeler on Crime
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  • Major overhaul needed for sex offender laws. (Dec 2013)
  • Supports use of deadly force in self-defense. (Feb 2012)
Jim Abeler on Drugs
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  • No legalized medical marijuana. (May 2009)
Jim Abeler on Education
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  • Oppose nationwide Common Core standards. (Jul 2014)
  • Oppose Common Core's centralized federal oversight. (Feb 2014)
Jim Abeler on Energy & Oil
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  • No subsidies for wind and solar. (Jul 2014)
  • Voted NO on removing CO2 emissions ban. (May 2011)
  • Supports regional cap-and-trade emissions program. (May 2008)
Jim Abeler on Environment
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  • Rated 34% on animal rights in 2013; but 100$ in 2011. (Mar 2013)
Jim Abeler on Families & Children
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Jim Abeler on Foreign Policy
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Jim Abeler on Free Trade
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Jim Abeler on Government Reform
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  • Photo ID for voting. (Jul 2014)
  • Unlock the stifling stranglehold the of federal government. (Jun 2013)
  • Require photo ID to vote. (Apr 2012)
Jim Abeler on Gun Control
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  • Opposes more gun restrictions. (Jul 2014)
  • Rated 92% by National Rifle Association. (Oct 2012)
Jim Abeler on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare risks access to care, ironically. (Jul 2014)
  • Big companies benefit from ObamaCare but not regular people. (Nov 2013)
  • Preventative care; coordinated treatment; low-income clinics. (Nov 2013)
  • Led bipartisan effort for health and human services reform. (Jun 2013)
Jim Abeler on Homeland Security
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  • Our friends don't trust us; our enemies don't fear us. (Jul 2014)
Jim Abeler on Immigration
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  • Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry. (Jul 2014)
  • Withhold state aid for sanctuary cities. (Mar 2008)
Jim Abeler on Jobs
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Jim Abeler on Principles & Values
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  • Judeo-Christian values established our government framework. (Jul 2014)
  • Former investment banker; outsider with no voting record. (Mar 2014)
  • Creator, conscience, and constituents, in that order. (Jun 2013)
Jim Abeler on Social Security
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Jim Abeler on Tax Reform
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  • Rated 52% by Taxpayers League of Minnesota. (Aug 2012)
Jim Abeler on Technology
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Jim Abeler on War & Peace
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Jim Abeler on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Human life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Rated 100% by MN Citizens Concerned for Life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No public funding for embryonic stem cell research: Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Rated 0% by MN-OAP on positions on racial equity: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Government shouldn't redefine marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No state authorization of same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Judeo-Christian values established our government framework: Strongly Favors topic 4
Creator, conscience, and constituents, in that order: Strongly Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare risks access to care, ironically: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Big companies benefit from ObamaCare but not regular people: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Preventative care; coordinated treatment; low-income clinics: Favors topic 5
Led bipartisan effort for health and human services reform: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose nationwide Common Core standards: Strongly Favors topic 7
Oppose Common Core's centralized federal oversight: Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
No 'rights' to clean air and water
(-3 points on Social scale)
Rated 34% on animal rights in 2013; but 100$ in 2011: Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
Major overhaul needed for sex offender laws: Opposes topic 9
Supports use of deadly force in self-defense: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes more gun restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 10
Rated 92% by National Rifle Association: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Rated 52% by Taxpayers League of Minnesota: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Withhold state aid for sanctuary cities: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Our friends don't trust us; our enemies don't fear us: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
More enforcement of the right to vote
(-5 points on Social scale)
Photo ID for voting: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Require photo ID to vote: Strongly Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
No subsidies for wind and solar: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Voted NO on removing CO2 emissions ban: Favors topic 18
Supports regional cap-and-trade emissions program: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-5 points on Social scale)
No legalized medical marijuana: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Borrowing places our sovereignity at risk: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Led $3.8B in human services cuts to close MN budget gap: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Unlock the stifling stranglehold the of federal government: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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