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Bobby Jindal on VoteMatch



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Planned Parenthood sells babies' body parts: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Defund and criminally investigate Planned Parenthood: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Offering contraception is dangerous federal overreach: Opposes topic 1
Judeo-Christian heritage fosters culture of life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Euthanasia cheapens life just like abortion & infanticide: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Iím pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion: Opposes topic 1
YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research: Opposes topic 1
NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Rated 33% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance: Strongly Opposes topic 2
NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Protect first amendment rights for Christian business owners: Opposes topic 3
Institution of marriage existed long before our laws existed: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Ok to deny services to gays based on religious beliefs: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Let's have religious liberty without anti-gay discrimination: Opposes topic 3
Find common ground on gay marriage even when we disagree: Favors topic 3
Strong views opposing same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports constitutional amendment to define marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance: Strongly Opposes topic 3
YES on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Tap faith-based groups to run charter schools: Favors topic 4
Faith-based groups moved faster than feds during Katrina: Favors topic 4
Family values reduce poverty; war on poverty doesn't: Favors topic 4
Feds obliged to care for those who can't care for themselves: Opposes topic 4
Land of the Free shouldn't become Land of the Free Lunch: Favors topic 4
Washington is waging "silent war" against religious liberty: Strongly Favors topic 4
NO on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
My plan puts patients & doctors back in control: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No to Supreme Court justices who support ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare changes American dream into European nightmare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Market-based alternatives to top-down ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Healthcare is a right; but instrument is the marketplace: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Universal access, but not government-run: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Move away from ER to primary care; cover 100,000 uninsured: Favors topic 5
Loosen "one-size-fits-all" approach to Medicaid: Opposes topic 5
YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay: Strongly Opposes topic 5
NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supported privatization & reform, early & enthusiastically: Strongly Favors topic 6
Supports Bush's proposal for personal retirement accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Dollars follow the child; parents decide: Strongly Favors topic 7
Let parents decide on traditional school or virtual school: Favors topic 7
I am for standards, but against Common Core: Favors topic 7
Fight to give parents choices in schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
For school choice & tenure reform: Strongly Favors topic 7
Voucher program for New Orleans over legislature objections: Strongly Favors topic 7
Pay 90% of public school cost as private & parochial tuition: Strongly Favors topic 7
I favor whatever works, including vouchers & charters: Strongly Favors topic 7
Reinvented New Orleans with private/parochial scholarships: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
Energy jobs are good-paying jobs, but EPA disallows them: Favors topic 8
$300 million for hurricane protection & coastal restoration: Opposes topic 8
$209 million investment in new roads and expansion: Opposes topic 8
YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Open to method of execution but lethal injection ok: Strongly Favors topic 9
Chemical castration for sexual predators: Strongly Favors topic 9
Death penalty for violent child rape: Strongly Favors topic 9
Increase penalties on child predators and sex offenders: Favors topic 9
Increase scrutiny & penalties for school child abuse: Favors topic 9
Capital punishment for rape as well as murder: Favors topic 9
YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Prevent publishing concealed handgun permit information: Strongly Favors topic 10
Yes, we proudly love our guns and religion: Strongly Favors topic 10
Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC: Strongly Favors topic 10
YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We all want to get rid of death tax & reduce power of IRS: Strongly Opposes topic 11
3-tiered tax rate: 25%/10%/2%, with 2% for even the poorest: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Get rid of both corporate tax and corporate welfare: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Set tax brackets at 25% and 10%, then 2% even for the poor: Strongly Opposes topic 11
We paid companies, via loopholes, to not pay corporate tax: Favors topic 11
Overhaul our tax code and eliminate income taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
The more you pay in taxes the less you are free: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Federal tax rebate should be exempted from state income tax: Opposes topic 11
Eliminate the permanent tax on business utilities: Opposes topic 11
Speed up the elimination of the tax on capital debt: Opposes topic 11
Make the 2001 and 2003 Bush tax cuts permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Rated 0% by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Criminalize sanctuary cities & jail their mayors: Opposes topic 12
Prosecute and defund sanctuary cities for harboring illegals: Strongly Opposes topic 12
More legal foreign workers; fewer who believe in Shariah law: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes in-state tuition for illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
We need a high walls and wide gate: Opposes topic 12
We've got a backwards system: low walls and a narrow gate: Favors topic 12
A secure border means that border governors certify it: Opposes topic 12
Mexico is effectively exporting its unemployment to us: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Enforce existing laws & refocus on high-skill immigrants: Opposes topic 12
Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Government services in English only: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Declare English as the official language of the US: Opposes topic 12
YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project: Strongly Opposes topic 12
YES on building a fence along the Mexican border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Demand info on background & monitoring of Syrian refugees: Strongly Favors topic 14
The idea of America is slipping away, but we can rescue it: Strongly Favors topic 14
America is exceptional & should remain the greatest country: Strongly Favors topic 14
Don't turn the American dream into the European nightmare: Strongly Favors topic 14
YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding: Strongly Favors topic 14
YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Ill-advised to scale back missile defense: Strongly Favors topic 15
Make no apologies when we must use our military strength: Strongly Favors topic 15
Now is no time to cut funding for our troops: Strongly Favors topic 15
YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses: Favors topic 15
YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
It's time for term limits; fire them all: Favors topic 16
Make being a Congressman a part-time job: Favors topic 16
YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees: Opposes topic 16
YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
No-fly zone in Syria, to support Syrian rebels: Opposes topic 17
U.S. ground troops to wipe out ISIS: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Replace Assad; hunt down & destroy ISIS: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Against nuclear deal with Iran; keep state sanctions: Strongly Favors topic 17
Don't change hearts & minds; kill the terrorists: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Bad Iran nuclear deal is worse than no deal: Opposes topic 17
Keep option to send US ground troops to fight ISIL: Strongly Opposes topic 17
No deal with Iran that lets them become a nuclear power: Opposes topic 17
YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date: Strongly Opposes topic 17
NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Climate change is a Trojan Horse to increase regulation: Strongly Opposes topic 18
The left loves energy to be expensive and scarce: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Keystone pipeline creates jobs without environmental damage: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Cheap, affordable domestic energy is economically critical: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Develop any & all methods of producing energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Cap-and-trade is a jobs bill for other countries: Strongly Opposes topic 18
More renewables; more nuclear power, more drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence: Opposes topic 18
Stop harmful EPA regulation of greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC: Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
No legalization; but focus on rehabilitation for addicts: Favors topic 19
We lock up too many people for casual drug use: Opposes topic 19
Never experimented with drugs as a youth: Favors topic 19
Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cut the government economy to grow the American economy: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Wanting to cut is easy; actually cutting is harder: Strongly Opposes topic 20
$18 trillion debt means economy is running off a cliff: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Cuts to reclaim American dream & end European-type nightmare: Opposes topic 20
Constitutional Amendment requiring a balanced federal budget: Opposes topic 20
Replace "obsession with zeroes" with growth strategy: Favors topic 20
Create jobs by lowering tax rates for families & business: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Bobby Jindal is a Hard-Core Conservative
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MO: Parson(incumbent) vs.Galloway(D) vs.Neely(R)
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