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Mike Liffrig on Abortion
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  • No Constitutional right to kill an innocent. (Mar 2004)
Mike Liffrig on Budget & Economy
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  • Pro-business because of personal experiences. (Aug 2004)
Mike Liffrig on Civil Rights
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  • No experiments with marriage, our most precious institution. (Aug 2004)
  • Discontinue affirmative action programs. (Aug 2004)
  • Homosexual love can never be fruitful. (Jan 2004)
Mike Liffrig on Corporations
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    No stance on record.
Mike Liffrig on Crime
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  • Impose truth in sentencing. (Aug 2004)
Mike Liffrig on Drugs
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  • Stricter jail and tighter borders for drugs. (Aug 2004)
Mike Liffrig on Education
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  • Vouchers for public, private or religious school. (Aug 2004)
Mike Liffrig on Energy & Oil
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  • Open ANWR for drilling; develop on oil & coal. (Aug 2004)
Mike Liffrig on Environment
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    No stance on record.
Mike Liffrig on Families & Children
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    No stance on record.
Mike Liffrig on Foreign Policy
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  • Keep US troops out of UN missions. (Aug 2004)
Mike Liffrig on Free Trade
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  • Supports NAFTA and GATT. (Aug 2004)
  • Account for human rights in trade agreements. (Aug 2004)
Mike Liffrig on Government Reform
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  • Two-term maximum for any office. (Mar 2004)
Mike Liffrig on Gun Control
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  • Remove gun restrictions and bar suing gunmakers. (Aug 2004)
Mike Liffrig on Health Care
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    No stance on record.
Mike Liffrig on Homeland Security
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  • more funding for troops and intel. (Aug 2004)
  • More funding for R&D and NMD. (Aug 2004)
Mike Liffrig on Immigration
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    No stance on record.
Mike Liffrig on Jobs
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Mike Liffrig on Principles & Values
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Mike Liffrig on Social Security
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  • Invest payroll tax in self-managed private accounts. (Aug 2004)
Mike Liffrig on Tax Reform
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  • Replace IRS with national sales tax. (Aug 2004)
  • Bush tax cuts get North Dakotans $310M per year. (Aug 2004)
Mike Liffrig on Technology
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    No stance on record.
Mike Liffrig on War & Peace
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    No stance on record.
Mike Liffrig on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Poverty aid through religious groups ok. (Aug 2004)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
No Constitutional right to kill an innocent: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(10 points on Economic scale)
Discontinue affirmative action programs: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(0 points on Social scale)
No experiments with marriage, our most precious institution: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Homosexual love can never be fruitful: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(10 points on Economic scale)
Invest payroll tax in self-managed private accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Vouchers for public, private or religious school: Strongly Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
Impose truth in sentencing: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
Remove gun restrictions and bar suing gunmakers: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Replace IRS with national sales tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(10 points on Economic scale)
Supports NAFTA and GATT: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(0 points on Social scale)
Account for human rights in trade agreements: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(0 points on Economic scale)
more funding for troops and intel: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(10 points on Economic scale)
More funding for R&D and NMD: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(10 points on Economic scale)
Keep US troops out of UN missions: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Open ANWR for drilling; develop on oil & coal: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
Stricter jail and tighter borders for drugs: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Social scale)
Poverty aid through religious groups ok: Strongly Favors topic 20

Mike Liffrig is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative.
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