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Morgan Griffith on Abortion
Click here for 5 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Consistently defend innocent life. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Supports prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes federal abortion funding. (Aug 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
Morgan Griffith on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
Morgan Griffith on Civil Rights
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  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Morgan Griffith on Corporations
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  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Morgan Griffith on Crime
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  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
Morgan Griffith on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Morgan Griffith on Education
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
Morgan Griffith on Energy & Oil
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  • Cap and trade scheme will result in massive job cuts. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Member of House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Mar 2011)
Morgan Griffith on Environment
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  • EPA must balance protecting environment and our economy. (Oct 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Morgan Griffith on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Morgan Griffith on Foreign Policy
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  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Oppose Arms Treaty that limits gun trade to Israel & Taiwan. (Nov 2012)
Morgan Griffith on Free Trade
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  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Morgan Griffith on Government Reform
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  • No recess appointments without Congressional approval. (Jan 2012)
Morgan Griffith on Gun Control
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  • Repeal restrictions imposed on law-abiding gun owners. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
Morgan Griffith on Health Care
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  • Replace ObamaCare with market-based reforms. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • Opposes government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
Morgan Griffith on Homeland Security
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  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
Morgan Griffith on Immigration
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  • Endorsed by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
Morgan Griffith on Jobs
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  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Morgan Griffith on Principles & Values
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  • The Constitution should guide our work in Congress. (Sep 2011)
Morgan Griffith on Social Security
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  • Opposes private retirement accounts. (Aug 2010)
Morgan Griffith on Tax Reform
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  • Higher taxes kill jobs. (Nov 2010)
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
Morgan Griffith on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
Morgan Griffith on War & Peace
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  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
Morgan Griffith on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)


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 unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Consistently defend innocent life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research: Opposes topic 1
Opposes federal abortion funding: Opposes topic 1
Prohibit federal funding for abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Replace ObamaCare with market-based reforms: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes government-run healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund: Strongly Opposes topic 5
YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes private retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(-3 points on Social scale)
EPA must balance protecting environment and our economy: Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports capital punishment for certain crimes: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal restrictions imposed on law-abiding gun owners: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases: Strongly Favors topic 10
Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Higher taxes kill jobs: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency: Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Oppose Arms Treaty that limits gun trade to Israel & Taiwan: Strongly Favors topic 15
Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment: Strongly Opposes topic 17
NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan: Strongly Opposes topic 17
YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cap and trade scheme will result in massive job cuts: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases: Opposes topic 18
YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans: Opposes topic 20
YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Opposes topic 20

Morgan Griffith is a Populist-Leaning Conservative.
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