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Vernon Jones on Abortion
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  • Abortions should always be legal. (Jul 2008)
  • Supports embryonic stem cell research. (Jul 2008)
Vernon Jones on Budget & Economy
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  • Lead the way to protect home ownership. (Jun 2008)
  • Record of balancing budgets and not raising taxes. (Jun 2008)
Vernon Jones on Civil Rights
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  • Constitutional amendment defining marriage. (Jul 2008)
Vernon Jones on Corporations
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Vernon Jones on Crime
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  • Support the federal death penalty. (Jul 2008)
Vernon Jones on Drugs
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  • Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (Jul 2008)
Vernon Jones on Education
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  • Vouchers for any public school. (Jul 2008)
Vernon Jones on Energy & Oil
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  • Supports cap-and-trade, but also domestic oil. (Jul 2008)
  • Unaddressed, global warming will be catastrophic. (May 2008)
Vernon Jones on Environment
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  • Supports CWA, CAA, CAFE but also nukes. (Jul 2008)
  • Capture methane gas from landfills for electricity. (Jun 2008)
Vernon Jones on Families & Children
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Vernon Jones on Foreign Policy
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Vernon Jones on Free Trade
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Vernon Jones on Government Reform
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  • Increasing individuals donation limits for federal campaigns. (Jul 2008)
Vernon Jones on Gun Control
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  • Allow individuals to carry concealed guns. (Jul 2008)
Vernon Jones on Health Care
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  • Part of team that created the PeachCare Act. (Jun 2008)
  • Put quality of life over profit margins. (May 2008)
Vernon Jones on Homeland Security
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  • Military tribunals ok; domestic spying not ok. (Jul 2008)
  • Supports missile shield & pre-emptive military strikes. (Jul 2008)
  • Find the terrorists no matter where they are. (Jun 2008)
Vernon Jones on Immigration
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  • Supports comprehensive immigration reform & work visas. (May 2008)
Vernon Jones on Jobs
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  • Include gender identity in federal anti-discrimination laws. (Jul 2008)
Vernon Jones on Principles & Values
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  • Voted for Bush in 2000 and 2004; donated to GOP in 2001. (Jul 2008)
Vernon Jones on Social Security
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  • Reform & improve Social Security as we know it today. (Jul 2008)
  • Fight hard as the Dickens for our seniors. (Jun 2008)
Vernon Jones on Tax Reform
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  • Permanent repeal of the federal estate tax. (Jul 2008)
Vernon Jones on Technology
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Vernon Jones on War & Peace
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  • Shift responsibility of Iraq to Iraqi people & government. (Jun 2008)
Vernon Jones on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Supports federal block grants and local welfare control. (Jul 2008)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Abortions should always be legal: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports embryonic stem cell research: Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(0 points on Social scale)
Constitutional amendment defining marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Include gender identity in federal anti-discrimination laws: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-5 points on Social scale)
Support the federal death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(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)
Allow individuals to carry concealed guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Part of team that created the PeachCare Act: Favors topic 5
Put quality of life over profit margins: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Reform & improve Social Security as we know it today: Opposes topic 6
Fight hard as the Dickens for our seniors: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers for any public school: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports cap-and-trade, but also domestic oil: Favors topic 18
Supports CWA, CAA, CAFE but also nukes: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Capture methane gas from landfills for electricity: Favors topic 18
Unaddressed, global warming will be catastrophic: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-5 points on Social scale)
Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs: Strongly Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports federal block grants and local welfare control: Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Permanent repeal of the federal estate tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supports comprehensive immigration reform & work visas: Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports missile shield & pre-emptive military strikes: Strongly Favors topic 15
Find the terrorists no matter where they are: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Increasing individuals donation limits for federal campaigns: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(-3 points on Social scale)
Military tribunals ok; domestic spying not ok: Opposes topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+5 points on Social scale)
Shift responsibility of Iraq to Iraqi people & government: Strongly Favors topic 17

Vernon Jones is a Moderate Libertarian Conservative.
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