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Chuck Baldwin on VoteMatch

Constitution Party nominee for President; Reform Party nominee in several states

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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Overturn Roe v. Wade: Strongly Opposes topic 1
God begins human life at fertilization: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Abortion is America's national holocaust: Strongly Opposes topic 1
GOP did nothing to overturn Roe or end abortion-on-demand: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports Sanctity of Life Act, defining fetus as person: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
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No opinion on topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
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Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
Parents should take kids to church & pray with them: Favors topic 4
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
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No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
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Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
2nd Amendment protects our liberty! Go buy a gun!: Strongly Favors topic 10
Member of Gun Owners of America, and the NRA: Strongly Favors topic 10
Unequivocal support for right to keep & bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Freedom of choice for all healthcare decisions: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No subsidies for HMOs; no forced vaccinations: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Phase out the Social Security system: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
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Tax relief for homeschooling, private & religious schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Would be best friend homeschoolers ever had in White House: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
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Drill in Alaska for domestic energy sources: Strongly Opposes topic 18
More drilling; more refineries; more nuclear power plants: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
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No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
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Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
10% tax on all imports into the US, and no other tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
End income tax, death tax, and property tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal the 16th amendment; no income tax & no sales tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Overturn Sixteenth Amendment; no income tax; no sales tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal the "death tax" & property taxes: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
GOP & Dems both want open borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Seal borders; no amnesty; no social services for illegals: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No path to citizenship for illegal aliens: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Cut off money supply & illegal immigration dries up: Strongly Opposes topic 12
End birthright citizenship; no more anchor babies: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Repeal the "anchor baby" loophole: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No North American Union; no NAFTA Superhighway: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Reimpose tariffs on all foreign imports to keep jobs here: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Don't merge US into North American Community: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Out of the UN, NAFTA, and NATO: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+2 points on Social scale)
End international meddling of the New World Order: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Deploy a fully-operational strategic defense system: Favors topic 15
Resist reducing benefits to veterans and their survivors: Favors topic 15
Strong national defense that is second to none: Strongly Favors topic 15
End foreign aid; end nation-building; end empire-building: Strongly Opposes topic 15
There is absolutely no reason for us to be in NATO: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes limits on free speech in campaign finance laws: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
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PATRIOT Act violates principles of 4th & 5th Amendments: Strongly Favors topic 14
Bush has built a universal surveillance society: Strongly Favors topic 14
Americans have more to fear from D.C. than Baghdad or Tehran: Strongly Favors topic 14
Patriotism is not love of Big Government or Big Brother: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
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Develop exit strategy for phased withdrawal of US troops: Strongly Favors topic 17
We have become an occupation force in sovereign Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Opposed preemptive invasion; & opposes occupation of Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Remove troops from Iraq; offer bounties on terrorists: Strongly Favors topic 17
Begin safely extracting our troops from Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17

Other candidates' VoteMatch: Chuck Baldwin on the issues:
GOP: Sen.John McCain
Democrat: Sen.Hillary Clinton
Democrat: Sen.Barack Obama

GOP V.P. Possibilities:
Mayor Rudy Giuliani(NYC)
Gov.Mike Huckabee(AR)
Sen.Joe Lieberman(CT)
Gov.Mitt Romney(MA)
Gov. Mark Sanford(SC)

Third Parties:
Libertarian: Rep.Bob Barr
Libertarian: Sen.Mike Gravel
Constitution: Amb.Alan Keyes
Liberation: Gloria La Riva
Green: Rep.Cynthia McKinney
Socialist: Brian Moore
Independent: Ralph Nader
Libertarian: Rep.Ron Paul
Civil Rights
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Social Security
Tax Reform

Page last updated: Sep 30, 2008