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Michele Bachmann on the Issues

Michele Bachmann on Abortion

  • Respect the sanctity of life. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Budget & Economy

  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Civil Rights

  • Authored constitutional amendment defining marriage. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Corporations

  • Voted NO on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Crime

  • Voted YES on expanding services for offendors' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Drugs

No stance on record.

Michele Bachmann on Education

  • Voted NO on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Energy & Oil

  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Environment

  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)

Michele Bachmann on Families & Children

  • Support traditional family life. (Nov 2006)

Michele Bachmann on Foreign Policy

  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Free Trade

  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Government Reform

  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Gun Control

  • Fight to uphold our 2nd Amendment rights. (Nov 2006)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Health Care

  • Voted NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • Prohibit mandatory mental health screen for students. (May 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Homeland Security

  • Remain vigilant and ready, including military action. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Improve educational assistance for veterans. (Apr 2008)

Michele Bachmann on Immigration

  • Secure our borders and enforce current laws. (Nov 2006)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Jobs

  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Principles & Values

  • Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization. (Dec 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Social Security

No stance on record.

Michele Bachmann on Tax Reform

  • Put hard earned money back in taxpayers’ pockets. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on extending AMT exemptions to avoid hitting middle-income. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on paying for AMT relief by closing offshore business loopholes. (Dec 2007)

Michele Bachmann on War & Peace

  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)

Michele Bachmann on Welfare & Poverty

No stance on record.