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Peter Shumlin on Families & Children
Democratic Governor: Click here for Peter Shumlin on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

VT 2012: 2012 Vermont Senate Debates


Patrick Leahy on Families & Children
Democratic Sr Senator (VT): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Leahy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Rated 16% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored more services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
John MacGovern on Families & Children
Republican challenger: Click here for John MacGovern on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bernie Sanders on Families & Children
Socialist Jr Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bernie Sanders on other issues.
  • Voted NO on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)

House:


Peter Welch on Families & Children
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Peter Welch on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Increase number of children eligible for free school meals. (Oct 2009)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Howard Dean-Gov on Families & Children
Former Democratic Governor (2005-2008); pres. candidate 2004: Click here for Howard Dean-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Douglas on Families & Children
Republican VT Governor: Click here for Jim Douglas on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Jeffords on Families & Children
Independent Jr Senator (VT, retiring 2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Jeffords on other issues.
  • Voted YES on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
Jack McMullen on Families & Children
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Jack McMullen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Len Britton on Families & Children
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for Len Britton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Larry Drown on Families & Children
Democratic challenger: Click here for Larry Drown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Daniel Freilich on Families & Children
2010 Independent Challenger: Click here for Daniel Freilich on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Greg Parke on Families & Children
Republican challenger: Click here for Greg Parke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Richard Tarrant on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for Richard Tarrant on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bernie Sanders on Families & Children
Socialist Jr Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bernie Sanders on other issues.
  • Voted NO on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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