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Paul Rappaport on SenateMatch



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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(2 points on Social scale)
Opposes partial birth abortions; pro-life: Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(7 points on Economic scale)
Opposes preferential treatment and quotas: Opposes topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
More morality in school; more discipline; more community: Strongly Favors topic 4
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
Support affordable Rx & Medical Savings: Favors topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(7 points on Economic scale)
Privatize some; protect Trust Fund; eliminate work penalty: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Supports charter schools, block grants, & vouchers: 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)
Supports victimís rights & more prison construction: Strongly Favors topic 9
More aggressive approach to juvenile crime: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
No new gun laws; target criminals not guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Campaign finance reform plus smaller government: Favors topic 11
Repeal marriage penalty; death tax; gas tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
No Internet tax; govít out of technology: Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(2 points on Economic scale)
Protect borders against illegal immigration: Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(2 points on Social scale)
Concerned about Chinaís military & expansion: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(2 points on Economic scale)
More pay & support for service personnel: Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(10 points on Economic scale)
Strengthen defense; build SDI: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(2 points on Economic scale)
Support Israel; monitor Russia & China; oppose Panama Canal: Favors topic 17
Let Europe lead in Kosovo: Favors topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(5 points on Economic scale)
Scientific standards, not knee jerk reactions: Neutral on topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(2 points on Social scale)
More drug interdiction; more drug treatment: Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(2 points on Social scale)
Supported welfare reform: Favors topic 20

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