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Robert Fitzgerald on SenateMatch


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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(7 points on Social scale)
Restrictive legislation does not lead to fewer abortions: Favors topic 1
Expand stem cell research: Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(2 points on Social scale)
Don't amend Constitution to outlaw gay marriage: Opposes topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(7 points on Social scale)
Don't amend Constitution to outlaw flag burning: Opposes topic 4
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
Balance affordability with universality: Favors topic 5
Opposes single-payer coverage because it's a liability: Opposes topic 5
Sever health care coverage from employment: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(2 points on Economic scale)
Don't make young people carry burden of solvency: Favors topic 6
Raise income ceiling for Social Security taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(7 points on Social scale)
Local communities can best react to education needs: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(10 points on Social scale)
Eliminate the federal death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(5 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(5 points on Social scale)
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Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(2 points on Economic scale)
No estate tax repeal; no permanent Bush tax cut: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Bush tax cuts will be paid for by young people in the future: Strongly Opposes topic 11
National sales tax to replace the income tax: Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(5 points on Economic scale)
Secure the border and enforce same-pay laws for immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Show me 50-foot border fence, I'll show you 51-foot ladder: Favors topic 12
Making bogeymen of illegal immigrants doesn't address issue: Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Opposes the Central American Free Trade Agreement: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
Administration's power grab threatens 4th amendment rights: Strongly Favors topic 14
Legislate online data collection; support Net Neutrality: Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(10 points on Economic scale)
Reduce $ on missile defense; eliminate Homeland security $: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
Lobbyist scandals and bribes threaten faith in democracy: Favors topic 16
Public taxpayer funding for federal campaigns: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(0 points on Economic scale)
It's time to get out of Iraq now: Strongly Favors topic 17
Iraq conflict can no longer be solved with military action: Strongly Favors topic 17
Iraq war being fought with other's people's children: Strongly Favors topic 17
We're experiencing mission-creep in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Develop renewable energy by tax incentives & research funds: Strongly Favors topic 18
Encourage farmers to produce ethanol, biodiesel & wind power: Favors topic 18
Campaign bus runs on waste cooking oil: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
Eliminate war on drugs; decriminalize marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

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