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Kevin Zeese on SenateMatch


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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Fund both adult and embryonic stem-cell research: Favors topic 1
No federal government involvement with abortion decision: Favors topic 1
Woman involved should decide, based on her own beliefs: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(7 points on Economic scale)
No quotas & no requirements, except anti-discrimination law: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Supports full marriage rights for gay couples: Strongly Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(2 points on Social scale)
Teach family values in public schools: Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
Supports single payer national health system: Strongly Favors topic 5
Single payer eliminates waste and saves lives: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Share wealth more equitably: Opposes topic 6
Bush is misleading America on privatization: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Raise the ceiling and tax all income for Soc. Sec.: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Vouchers for public schools--competition improves schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(10 points on Social scale)
Death penalty is flawed & is no deterrent: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Mandatory sentencing results in consistent injustice: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
Supports the Second Amendment's right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
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Tax stock & bond purchases to make up for less income tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No tax on the first $100,000 of income: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(10 points on Economic scale)
Supports earned citizenship for illegal immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Renegotiate to protect labor rights: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Big business trade agreements hurt democracy and sovereignty: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
Restore civil liberties undermined by the Patriot Act: Strongly Favors topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(7 points on Economic scale)
Iraq War is costing us billions of dollars weekly: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
Supports clean money campaigns and other election reforms: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(0 points on Economic scale)
Cardin voted against war, then became wrong, wrong, wrong: Strongly Favors topic 17
Pledges to vote only for candidates who'd end Iraq War: Strongly Favors topic 17
Rapid, responsible withdrawal from Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(2 points on Economic scale)
Break the US addiction to fossil fuels: Strongly Favors topic 18
Save the Chesapeake Bay and prevent future degradation: Strongly Favors topic 18
Foreign oil is the root cause of many military conflicts: Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
Favors health-based approach to drug issues: Strongly Opposes topic 19
End the failed war on drugs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Protect medical marijuana users & providers: Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(7 points on Social scale)
No funding of churches--but church non-profit services ok: Opposes topic 20

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