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Tim Donner on SenateMatch


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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
I am unequivocally pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Protect the most innocent and defenseless among us: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
No race or sex based discrimination, like affirmative action: Opposes topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-3 points on Social scale)
No same-sex domestic partnership benefits: Opposes topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+2 points on Social scale)
No teacher-led prayer in public schools: Opposes topic 4
Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports the death penalty: Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Right to gun ownership except for criminals & mentally ill: Favors topic 10
Constitution is specific on right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No more federal funding for health coverage: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Begin with the absolute necessity to terminate Obamacare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Offer younger Americans self-directed retirement funds: Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Let parents choose schools via vouchers: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Don't hinder energy exploration or exploitation: Opposes topic 18
National energy policy to reduce dependence on foreign oil: Opposes topic 18
Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low: Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
Drug war has failed to reduce harm; and hurts privacy: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Allow limited faith-based charities: Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Flat tax will broaden the tax base: Opposes topic 11
Limit federal budget to 18% of America's GDP: Opposes topic 11
Adopt a single-rate tax system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Red Card solution: enhanced e-verification: Opposes topic 12
Tighten control of our leaky borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Few things more obvious than free trade producing wealth: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-3 points on Social scale)
Cut bureaucratic fat while retaining military muscle: Favors topic 15
China is an economic competitor and military threat: Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Spending political money is part of free speech: Opposes topic 16
Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+2 points on Social scale)
Parts of Patriot Act offensive to constitutional protections: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+2 points on Social scale)
US out of Iraq and Afghanistan: Favors topic 17

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