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Rick Berg on SenateMatch


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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Pro-life strong social conservative: Strongly 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
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No affirmative action for state employment nor college: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
Protect traditional Judeo-Christian values like marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
Member of the Congressional Prayer Caucus: Favors topic 4
Neutral on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
End parole for repeat violent offenders: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Protect our second amendment freedoms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare takes power away from our elected officials: Opposes topic 5
Advocates repeal of Obama's healthcare because too costly: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Tort reform & competition instead of nationalized healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes government-run healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business: 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)
Against privatizing Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Don't privatize; don't raise the retirement age: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes private retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Develop our massive reserves of coal, oil, & renewables: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports renewable energy tax credits: Strongly Favors topic 18
Extend through 2016 the renewable energy tax credit: Strongly Favors 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
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-5 points on Social scale)
Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Job training & child care for welfare recipients: Opposes topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Keep the tax cuts; repeal the death tax: 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:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
First and foremost, oppose amnesty: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Applauds free trade with South Korea, Panama and Colombia: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
Core responsibility is to have a strong military: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(-5 points on Social scale)
YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(-3 points on Social scale)
Security & safety should drive Afghanistan policy: Opposes topic 17
No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes: 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

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Page last updated: Sep 03, 2012