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Deedra Abboud on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Unrestricted rights within Roe vs. Wade standards. (Mar 2018)
  • Keep government out of reproductive decisions. (Dec 2017)
  • Woman's right to choose including funding. (Jul 2017)
  • Keep women's reproductive health services in ObamaCare. (Apr 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Budget & Economy
Click here for 2 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Stimulus better than market-led recovery. (Mar 2018)
  • Economy should work for everyone. (Jul 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Civil Rights
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  • Strongly supports same-sex marriage. (Mar 2018)
  • All government levels should protect human rights. (Dec 2017)
  • Protect LGBTQ community to ensure equality. (Jul 2017)
  • Equal pay for equal work, and paid sick leave. (Apr 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Corporations
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  • Corporations great on taking, not giving back. (Dec 2017)
  • Keep banks out of stock market; no more gambling. (Dec 2017)
  • Press business on needs of workers, environment. (Jul 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Crime
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  • Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime. (Mar 2018)
  • Community policing will decrease crime & tensions. (Dec 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Drugs
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  • Marijuana isn't a gateway drug. (Mar 2018)
  • Let states make their own cannabis decisions. (Dec 2017)
  • Leave legalization to the voter. (Jul 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Education
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  • Opposes vouchers for school choice. (Mar 2018)
  • Voucher programs are weakening public schools. (Dec 2017)
  • Vouchers dismantle public schools for private schools. (Jul 2017)
  • Strong public schools lead to healthy future. (Jul 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Energy & Oil
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  • Prioritize green energy. (Mar 2018)
  • Clean energy would impact economic inequality. (Jul 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Environment
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  • EPA protections needed for holding polluters accountable. (Mar 2018)
  • Environment needs protection from corporations. (Dec 2017)
  • Government protection needed to preserve nature. (Jul 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Families & Children
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Deedra Abboud on Foreign Policy
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  • Spread our values of democracy, freedom, & personal liberty. (Mar 2018)
  • Two-state solution for Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (Dec 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Free Trade
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  • Support & expand free trade. (Mar 2018)
Deedra Abboud on Government Reform
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  • Make voter registration easier. (Mar 2018)
Deedra Abboud on Gun Control
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  • Second Amendment rights have limits. (Mar 2018)
  • Pro-2nd Amendment with education and restrictions. (Dec 2017)
  • Favors responsible, educated gun owners. (Jul 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Health Care
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  • Fix ACA and get every American covered. (Mar 2018)
  • Healthcare for all is obtainable goal. (Dec 2017)
  • Single payer health care is the goal. (Jul 2017)
  • Don't repeal, but improve ObamaCare. (Apr 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Homeland Security
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  • Opposes expanding the military. (Mar 2018)
  • Veterans are ignored, forgotten, and deserve more. (Dec 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Immigration
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  • Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens. (Mar 2018)
  • Rejects governments heartless immigration tactics. (Dec 2017)
  • Protect immigrants through commonsense government reform. (Jul 2017)
  • Banning refugees morally unacceptable. (Apr 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Jobs
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  • Affirmative action in government, but not private companies. (Mar 2018)
  • Supports measures to increase federal minimum wage. (Dec 2017)
  • $15 minimum wage and paid sick time. (Jul 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Principles & Values
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  • Keep God out of government. (Mar 2018)
  • Keep church and state separate. (Jul 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Social Security
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  • Don't privatize Social Security. (Mar 2018)
  • Stop Congress from borrowing from Social Security. (Dec 2017)
  • Hands off Social Security. (Jul 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Tax Reform
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  • Support higher taxes on the wealthy. (Mar 2018)
  • A millionaire's tax for those at the top. (Jul 2017)
Deedra Abboud on Technology
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  • Defends equal access from public to websites. (Dec 2017)
Deedra Abboud on War & Peace
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  • Diplomacy should always be first. (Mar 2018)
Deedra Abboud on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Unrestricted rights within Roe vs. Wade standards: Strongly Favors topic 1
Keep government out of reproductive decisions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Woman's right to choose including funding: Strongly Favors topic 1
Keep women's reproductive health services in ObamaCare: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Affirmative action in government, but not private companies: Favors topic 2
Equal pay for equal work, and paid sick leave: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Strongly supports same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
All government levels should protect human rights: Favors topic 3
Protect LGBTQ community to ensure equality: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
Keep God out of government: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Keep church and state separate: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fix ACA and get every American covered: Strongly Favors topic 5
Healthcare for all is obtainable goal: Favors topic 5
Single payer health care is the goal: Strongly Favors topic 5
Don't repeal, but improve ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Don't privatize Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Stop Congress from borrowing from Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Hands off Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes vouchers for school choice: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Voucher programs are weakening public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Vouchers dismantle public schools for private schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strong public schools lead to healthy future: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
EPA protections needed for holding polluters accountable: Opposes topic 8
Environment needs protection from corporations: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Government protection needed to preserve nature: Strongly Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime: Opposes topic 9
Community policing will decrease crime & tensions: Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Second Amendment rights have limits: Opposes topic 10
Pro-2nd Amendment with education and restrictions: Favors topic 10
Favors responsible, educated gun owners: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Support higher taxes on the wealthy: Favors topic 11
Economy should work for everyone: Favors topic 11
A millionaire's tax for those at the top: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens: Favors topic 12
Rejects governments heartless immigration tactics: Strongly Favors topic 12
Protect immigrants through commonsense government reform: Strongly Favors topic 12
Banning refugees morally unacceptable: Strongly Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Support & expand free trade: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
Spread our values of democracy, freedom, & personal liberty: Favors topic 14
Two-state solution for Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Opposes topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
Opposes expanding the military: Opposes topic 15
Veterans are ignored, forgotten, and deserve more: Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Make voter registration easier: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Diplomacy should always be first: Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Prioritize green energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Clean energy would impact economic inequality: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Marijuana isn't a gateway drug: Opposes topic 19
Let states make their own cannabis decisions: Opposes topic 19
Leave legalization to the voter: Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Stimulus better than market-led recovery: Favors topic 20

Deedra Abboud is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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