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Bob Tingle on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Abortion is not a woman's right. (Aug 2008)
  • Opposed to EMBRYONIC stem cell research. (Jul 2008)
  • No to any judicial nominee that supports Roe v. Wade. (Jul 2008)
  • Protect unborn children; no embryo research. (Apr 2002)
Bob Tingle on Budget & Economy
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Bob Tingle on Civil Rights
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  • Don't require companies to hire more women and minorities. (Aug 2008)
  • Sexual orientation protected by civil rights law. (Aug 2008)
Bob Tingle on Corporations
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Bob Tingle on Crime
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  • Opposes the death penalty. (Aug 2008)
  • Opposes mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Aug 2008)
  • As pro-life, opposed to the death penalty. (Jul 2008)
Bob Tingle on Drugs
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  • Supports Personal Use of Marijuana Act. (Aug 2008)
  • Supports Personal Use of Marijuana Act. (Aug 2008)
Bob Tingle on Education
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  • Too many children trapped in schools that consistently fail. (Apr 2002)
Bob Tingle on Energy & Oil
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  • All-of-the-above approach to energy & alternatives. (Aug 2008)
  • Drill here and drill now. (Jul 2008)
  • Drill ANWR, but no nuclear power. (Jul 2008)
Bob Tingle on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bob Tingle on Families & Children
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  • No family values in public schools. (Aug 2008)
Bob Tingle on Foreign Policy
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  • I strongly support Israel, our close friend and ally. (Jul 2008)
Bob Tingle on Free Trade
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  • I support Free and Fair Trade. (Aug 2008)
Bob Tingle on Government Reform
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  • Public funding of political campaigns. (Aug 2008)
Bob Tingle on Gun Control
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  • Absolute right to gun ownership. (Aug 2008)
  • Fiercely supportive of the Second Amendment. (Jul 2008)
Bob Tingle on Health Care
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  • Opposes nationalized health care. (Aug 2008)
Bob Tingle on Homeland Security
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  • Keep us the strongest & most powerful country on earth. (Aug 2008)
  • I support the Patriot Act. (Aug 2008)
  • We must defeat Al Qaeda like we did the Nazis. (Jul 2008)
Bob Tingle on Immigration
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  • Don't allow illegal immigrants to earn citizenship. (Aug 2008)
  • Seal our borders; come down hard on illegal employers. (Jul 2008)
Bob Tingle on Jobs
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Bob Tingle on Principles & Values
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  • A casino pit boss, knows the odds are against him. (Jul 2008)
  • Ran for Congress against Jim Langevin (D, RI-2) in 2000. (Jul 2008)
Bob Tingle on Social Security
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  • Supports investment choices for social security savings. (Aug 2008)
Bob Tingle on Tax Reform
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  • Abolish the Federal Income Tax and the IRS. (Aug 2008)
  • Replace federal Income Tax with the Fair Tax. (Jul 2008)
  • Simplify tax code; close loopholes. (Apr 2002)
Bob Tingle on Technology
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Bob Tingle on War & Peace
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  • Keep our troops in Iraq. (Aug 2008)
  • Fully supports the surge & the war in Iraq. (Jul 2008)
Bob Tingle on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Allow churches to provide welfare services. (Aug 2008)


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 right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Abortion is not a woman's right: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposed to EMBRYONIC stem cell research: Opposes topic 1
No to any judicial nominee that supports Roe v. Wade: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Protect unborn children; no embryo research: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Don't require companies to hire more women and minorities: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights law: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+5 points on Social scale)
No family values in public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
As pro-life, opposed to the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Absolute right to gun ownership: Strongly Favors topic 10
Fiercely supportive of the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes nationalized health care: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports investment choices for social security savings: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Too many children trapped in schools that consistently fail: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+2 points on Economic scale)
All-of-the-above approach to energy & alternatives: Opposes topic 18
Drill here and drill now: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Drill ANWR, but no nuclear power: Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
Supports Personal Use of Marijuana Act: Strongly Favors topic 19
Supports Personal Use of Marijuana Act: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Allow churches to provide welfare services: Strongly Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Abolish the Federal Income Tax and the IRS: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Replace federal Income Tax with the Fair Tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Simplify tax code; close loopholes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Don't allow illegal immigrants to earn citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Seal our borders; come down hard on illegal employers: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
I support Free and Fair Trade.: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
Keep us the strongest & most powerful country on earth: Strongly Favors topic 15
We must defeat Al Qaeda like we did the Nazis: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Public funding of political campaigns: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(-5 points on Social scale)
I support the Patriot Act.: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(-5 points on Social scale)
Keep our troops in Iraq: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Fully supports the surge & the war in Iraq: Strongly Opposes topic 17

Bob Tingle is a Libertarian Conservative.
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