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John McCain MyOcracy topics and responses

    Criminal Justice

    Support for the construction of prisons or detention centers

  • 1998-07-02: Pro-death penalty; more prisons; increased penalties
  • 1994-05-19: Voted YES on mandatory prison terms for crimes involving firearms

    Increase the number of local prosecutors

  • 1996-04-17: Voted YES on limiting death penalty appeals
  • 1994-05-11: Voted YES on rejecting racial statistics in death penalty appeals

    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
  • 2011-04-12: Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad
  • 2009-04-02: Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains
  • 2007-09-01: Opposes restrictions on assault weapons and ammunition types
  • 2007-09-01: Prosecute criminals, not citizens for gun ownership
  • 2007-09-01: Don`t hold gun manufacturers liable for crimes
  • 2005-07-29: Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers
  • 2004-03-02: Voted YES on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence
  • 1999-08-17: Voted against Brady Bill & assault weapon ban
  • 1999-05-20: Voted NO on background checks at gun shows
  • 1999-05-11: Voted YES on loosening license & background checks at gun shows
  • 1999-05-10: Punish criminals who abuse 2nd Amendment rights
  • 1998-07-02: Repeal existing gun restrictions; penalize criminal use

    Ban abortions except in limited cases

  • 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
  • 2003-03-12: Voted YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life
  • 2000-06-20: Voted YES on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions
  • 2000-01-31: Prosecute abortion doctors, not women who get them
  • 2000-01-22: Overturn Roe v. Wade, but keep incest & rape exceptions
  • 1999-08-24: Opposes partial-birth abortions & public financing

    Support marriage rights between a man and a woman only

  • 2008-07-02: Supports CA Prop. 8: one-man-one-woman marriage
  • 2002-06-11: Voted NO on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes
  • 2000-06-20: Voted NO on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation
  • 1996-09-10: Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex marriage
  • 1996-09-10: Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation

    Prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation

  • 2007-01-01: Leave gay marriage to the states
  • 2000-01-07: Accepts gays in military under current policy
  • 2000-01-06: Keep Don`t ask, don`t tell policy - it works
  • 1999-12-21: Would be comfortable with a gay president

    Abortion rights: Ban all abortions

  • 2008-03-14: Voted YES on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP
  • 2008-02-07: Pro-life and an advocate for the Rights of Man everywhere
  • 2007-05-03: Supports repealing Roe v. Wade

    Support marriage rights between same-sex individuals

  • 2006-11-15: Ban on same-sex marriage is unRepublican; leave it to states
  • 2006-06-07: Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage
  • 2004-01-19: 1994: No Senate hiring discrimination by sexual orientation

    Support for gun control measures

  • 1999-08-17: Ban cheap guns; require safety locks; for gun show checks

    Economic Issues

    Taxes for wealthier tax payers: Less

  • 2008-02-13: Voted YES on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M
  • 2008-02-03: Require a 3/5 majority vote in Congress to raise taxes
  • 2007-10-09: Tax system is fair; wealthy pay bulk of taxes
  • 2007-03-21: Voted YES on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million
  • 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
  • 2000-07-14: Voted YES on phasing out the estate tax (death tax)
  • 1999-09-27: Cut marriage tax, inheritance tax, & earnings test
  • 1999-04-30: Taxes should be flatter, lower, and simpler
  • 1998-04-02: Voted YES on requiring super-majority for raising taxes

    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
  • 2000-01-11: Middle-class tax cut: expand 15% tax bracket

    Taxes for wealthier tax payers: More

  • 2008-02-05: GovWatch: 2001: against tax cut that went to rich
  • 2003-05-23: Voted NO on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years
  • 2000-01-22: Remove charitable deduction; it only benefits rich

    Reduce taxes for all tax payers

  • 2012-01-01: Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge
  • 2010-08-12: Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes

    Invest money in more public projects to improve infrastructure

  • 1998-07-02: Supports Balanced Budget Amendment

    Support a balanced federal budget by constitutional amendment

  • 2009-01-06: Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override

    Education Issues

    Support school vouchers

  • 2008-09-04: I want schools to answer to parents and students
  • 2008-07-12: Vouchers and school choice for all
  • 2008-02-03: Place parents & children at the center of education
  • 2007-12-12: We need more choice and competition in education
  • 1999-09-27: Nationwide test of school vouchers
  • 1999-07-29: $5B program for 3-year test of school vouchers
  • 1998-06-24: Voted YES on education savings accounts
  • 1997-09-30: Voted YES on school vouchers in DC

    Support privatization of mass education

  • 2007-12-09: Charters, homeschooling, & vouchers are key to success
  • 1999-10-29: Vouchers & charters will improve our school system
  • 1999-06-14: Tax-funded vouchers for private schools or charter schools
  • 1998-07-02: Vouchers for any schools; more charter schools

    Reduce federal government involvement with public education

  • 2001-04-04: Voted NO on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction
  • 2000-02-29: Unrestricted block grants--let states decide spending
  • 1999-03-09: Voted YES on allowing more flexibility in federal school rules

    Increase per pupil funding

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

    Environmental Issues

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

  • 2012-02-28: The snows of Kilimanjaro may soon exist only in literature
  • 2007-12-12: Climate change is real and must be addressed
  • 2006-09-26: Utility lobbyists influence White House climate policy
  • 2004-01-19: 2000: Criticized Bush`s withdrawal from the Kyoto Treaty
  • 1998-07-02: Supports alternative fuels, emission controls, & CWA

    Oppose cap-and-trade programs to address industrial emissions

  • 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%)

    Oppose domestic continental drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 2005-11-03: Voted YES on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR
  • 2005-03-16: Voted YES on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

    Support domestic continental drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 2000-04-06: Voted YES on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling

    Support cap-and-trade programs to address industrial emissions

  • 2005-02-10: Sponsored bill for greenhouse gas tradeable allowances

    Reduce federal gasoline excise taxes

  • 2008-04-17: Gas tax holiday for the summer

    Regulate average miles-per-gallon production for consumer vehicles

  • 2002-03-13: Voted NO on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months

    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
  • 2010-09-27: Repeal and replace the massive federal health-care law
  • 2009-01-29: Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 2008-09-26: Family should make health decisions, not federal government
  • 2008-02-03: Harness market competition for comprehensive reform
  • 2006-02-02: Voted NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D
  • 2006-01-05: Include a health savings account in healthcare reform
  • 2004-01-19: 1993: To socialize healthcare would be to ruin it
  • 2004-01-19: 1989: No mandatory catastrophic Medicare coverage
  • 2003-12-31: by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record
  • 1996-04-18: Voted NO on blocking medical savings acounts

    Immigration

    Provide amnesty for undocumented individuals

  • 2009-08-04: Party that attracts immigrants becomes the ruling party
  • 2008-01-30: Deport 2 million illegal immigrants who committed crimes
  • 2007-10-09: Praised immigrants who join army to advance citizenship
  • 2007-09-05: 12 million illegals in country now is de facto amnesty
  • 2007-06-28: Voted YES on comprehensive immigration reform
  • 2007-06-03: Immigration reform needed for national security
  • 2006-05-18: Voted YES on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship
  • 2004-10-16: Give everyone in the world an opportunity to come to America
  • 2004-01-19: 1988: Honored by La Raza for opposing official English
  • 1999-03-15: No more ballot initiatives against immigration
  • 1998-07-02: More help for legal immigrants when immigrating & once here

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

  • 2006-05-25: Voted YES on establishing a Guest Worker program
  • 1998-07-23: Voted YES on allowing more foreign workers into the US for farm work
  • 1998-05-18: Voted YES on visas for skilled workers

    Oppose amnesty for undocumented individuals

  • 2010-11-01: Campaign ad: Complete the danged fence!
  • 2008-01-27: Certify border is secure; only then allow guest workers

    Increase border security between U.S. and Mexico

  • 2006-09-29: Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border

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

  • 2006-05-18: Voted YES on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security

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

  • 1997-06-24: Voted YES on limit welfare for immigrants


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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