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Wendy Long on SenateMatch


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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Don't require churches to offer contraception to employees: Opposes topic 1
Pro-life from conception to natural death: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Endorsed as longtime pro-life leader: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Conscience exemption: churches need not insure contraception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Roe v. Wade was constitutionally flawed legal decision: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes public abortion funding: Opposes topic 1
Supports parental notification for abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes churches providing birth control: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
The Democrats cooked up this whole phony "war on women": Strongly Opposes topic 2
Firefighters don't deserve to be victims of racial quotas: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
Marriage should be between a man and a woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Would never attend a same-sex marriage ceremony: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports defining traditional marriage: Opposes topic 3
Supports banning military gay marriage: Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports banning funding of offensive art: Favors topic 4
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Lifelong shooter and gun owner: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting the Second Amendment: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare damages New York's economy: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Self-interested bureaucracies corrosive on public schools: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Develop upstate natural gas via fracking: Favors topic 18
Gas prices double while they focus on algae energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Build Keystone pipeline instead of subsidizing solar panels: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Keystone Pipeline delays are heavy hand of regulation: Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
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Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports workfare: Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Stimulus spending stimulated corporate cronyism: Favors topic 11
Unwavering on raising taxes; capital creates jobs: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Don't ever put tax increases on the table: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Cut taxes & regulations to let job creators create jobs: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Supports eliminating the inheritance tax: Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(-5 points on Social scale)
Bush's anti-terror strategy succeeded; no threat to rights: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(-5 points on Social scale)
Stand with Israel in ensuring Iran does not get nukes: Opposes topic 17
No 2014 withdrawal date for troops in Afghanistan: Strongly Opposes topic 17

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Foreign Policy
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Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
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Page last updated: Nov 19, 2012