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Karen Handel on Abortion
Click here for 9 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Endorsed by Susan B. Anthony List for pro-life women. (Mar 2014)
  • Planned Bullyhood: book exposes Planned Parenthood's tactics. (Jun 2013)
  • FactCheck: Yes, ObamaCare allows states to fund abortions. (Sep 2012)
  • Pro-life beliefs deepened by failure to conceive. (Sep 2012)
  • Who am I to prevent a couple from fertility treatments? (Sep 2012)
  • Planned Parenthood is country's leading abortion provider. (Sep 2012)
  • End $500M annual federal funding of Planned Parenthood. (Sep 2012)
  • Prioritize on the sanctity of human life. (Aug 2010)
  • Adult stem cells but no embryonic stem cells. (Aug 2010)
Karen Handel on Budget & Economy
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  • Tenacious in balancing budget and dealing with corruption. (Jun 2013)
Karen Handel on Civil Rights
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  • 2010: Woman running for governor "raised some eyebrows". (Sep 2012)
  • Cultural outreach via Circle of Promise & Lazos Que Perduran. (Sep 2012)
  • Enforce marriage as one man and one woman. (Aug 2010)
  • "War on women" coined by feminist Left to attack Right. ()
  • Sponsored gay group event for Log Cabin Republicans. ()
Karen Handel on Corporations
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  • High taxes inhibit job creation & stifle entrepreneurialism. (Aug 2010)
Karen Handel on Crime
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Karen Handel on Drugs
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Karen Handel on Education
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  • Make approving Charter Schools easier and less cumbersome. (Aug 2010)
Karen Handel on Energy & Oil
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Karen Handel on Environment
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  • 1992: Spokesperson for Fur Info Council, against PETA. (Sep 2012)
Karen Handel on Families & Children
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Karen Handel on Foreign Policy
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  • FactCheck: Only $2.2M on USAID pottery in Morocco, not $27M. (Aug 2013)
Karen Handel on Free Trade
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Karen Handel on Government Reform
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  • Defended and implemented photo ID for voting. (Jun 2013)
  • Implemented ban on Georgia legislative gifts & nepotism. (Sep 2012)
  • No "secret orders"; no nepotism; no revolving door. (Aug 2010)
Karen Handel on Gun Control
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  • Opposes assault weapons ban; supports concealed carry. (Aug 2010)
Karen Handel on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare overreaches, but feds should address healthcare. (Mar 2014)
  • ObamaCare canceled my wife's policy & doubled premiums. (Mar 2014)
  • Embrace threat of federal shutdown to defund ObamaCare. (Sep 2013)
  • ObamaCare forces insurance plans to provide contraceptives. (Sep 2012)
  • Supports free-market system; opposes single payer system. (Aug 2010)
Karen Handel on Homeland Security
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Karen Handel on Immigration
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  • Immigration bill is 1,000 pages of industry rewards. (Jan 2014)
  • SAVE: Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlement Program. (Aug 2010)
Karen Handel on Jobs
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Karen Handel on Principles & Values
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  • Endorsed by McIntosh County Commissioner before Kingston. (Dec 2013)
  • Resigned Komen for the Cure over Planned Parenthood issue. (Sep 2012)
  • Avid runner, covering 12-15 miles per week. (Sep 2012)
Karen Handel on Social Security
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Karen Handel on Tax Reform
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  • 2003: Closed county budget deficit without tax increase. (Sep 2012)
  • Support FairTax; eliminate personal income tax. (Aug 2010)
Karen Handel on Technology
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  • On-line access to all agency revenues and expenses. (Jun 2013)
Karen Handel on War & Peace
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Karen Handel 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)
Endorsed by Susan B. Anthony List for pro-life women: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Planned Bullyhood: book exposes Planned Parenthood's tactics: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Pro-life beliefs deepened by failure to conceive: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Who am I to prevent a couple from fertility treatments?: Favors topic 1
Prioritize on the sanctity of human life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Adult stem cells but no embryonic stem cells: Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Defended and implemented photo ID for voting: Opposes topic 2
2010: Woman running for governor "raised some eyebrows": Favors topic 2
Cultural outreach via Circle of Promise & Lazos Que Perduran: Favors topic 2
"War on women" coined by feminist Left to attack Right: Opposes topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
Enforce marriage as one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Sponsored gay group event for Log Cabin Republicans: 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)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare overreaches, but feds should address healthcare: Opposes topic 5
Embrace threat of federal shutdown to defund ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports free-market system; opposes single payer system: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Make approving Charter Schools easier and less cumbersome: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
No 'rights' to clean air and water
(-5 points on Social scale)
1992: Spokesperson for Fur Info Council, against PETA: Strongly Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes assault weapons ban; supports concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
2003: Closed county budget deficit without tax increase: Strongly Opposes topic 11
High taxes inhibit job creation & stifle entrepreneurialism: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Support FairTax; eliminate personal income tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
SAVE: Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlement Program: 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)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 16:
More enforcement of the right to vote
(+2 points on Social scale)
Implemented ban on Georgia legislative gifts & nepotism: Favors topic 16
No "secret orders"; no nepotism; no revolving door: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Tenacious in balancing budget and dealing with corruption: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Karen Handel is a Moderate Conservative.
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