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Joe Kyrillos on SenateMatch


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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Pro-life in my affairs; pro-choice for society: Favors topic 1
Supports parental notifications and waiting periods: Opposes topic 1
Pro-life except rape & incest: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No funding for stem cell research, embryonic or not: Opposes topic 1
Opposes public abortion funding: Opposes topic 1
Supports banning embryonic stem cell research: Opposes topic 1
Opposes churches providing birth control: Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Affirmative action ok, but not with quotas: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
Evolved from opposing civil unions to support over marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No same-sex marriage; no orientation discrimination laws: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports defining traditional marriage: Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-5 points on Social scale)
Support capital punishment: Strongly Favors topic 8
Supports the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+2 points on Social scale)
Don't prosecute minors as adults; consider alternatives: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Restrict gun purchases; no concealed carry: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Replace ObamaCare with common-sense options: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports market-based health insurance: Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Raise retirement age & reduce increases for those under 55: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports teacher merit pay; supports charter schools: Favors topic 7
Supports school vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Increased domestic production of oil and gas: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-5 points on Social scale)
Keep medical marijuana restricted: Strongly Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Wrong policy: Higher taxes, more spending, more debt: Opposes topic 11
Simplify, streamline, and lower taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
High-tech fence but also more high-tech visas: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Strengthen "buy American" provisions: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
More ships; newer strategic bombers; fund tanker aircraft: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Term limits; campaign donation limits; full disclosure: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(-5 points on Social scale)
Disarm and dismantle al Qaeda in Afghan region: Opposes topic 17
Cannot allow Iran to hold the world hostage with nuke: Strongly Opposes topic 17

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Page last updated: Nov 19, 2012