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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR other candidates on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Supports abortion rights, but every abortion is a tragedy. (Jul 2023)
  • Keep government away from women's childbearing choices. (May 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Budget & Economy
Click here for 2 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR other candidates on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • American economy is in trouble for most people. (Aug 2023)
  • Shift budget from military to domestic spending. (Jun 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Civil Rights
Click here for 2 full quotes on Civil Rights OR other candidates on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • Address racial healing through Targeted Community Repair. (May 2023)
  • Against biological males participating in women's sports. (Apr 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Corporations
Click here for 2 full quotes on Corporations OR other candidates on Corporations OR background on Corporations.
  • Our kids can't buy homes because of corporate accumulation. (Aug 2023)
  • Rebuild industrial infrastructure and undo off-shoring. (Jun 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Crime
Click here for 4 full quotes on Crime OR other candidates on Crime OR background on Crime.
  • We will never weaponize the law against political opponents. (Aug 2023)
  • Release Sirhan Sirhan; doesn't believe he shot RFK. (Jul 2023)
  • JFK assassination and coverup with CIA involvement. (Jul 2023)
  • Instead of defunding the police, transform the police. (May 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Drugs
Click here for 2 full quotes on Drugs OR other candidates on Drugs OR background on Drugs.
  • Federally decriminalize cannabis . (Aug 2023)
  • End War on Drugs, amnesty for nonviolent drug offenders. (May 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Education
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  • Invest in public schools but with vouchers & parental choice. (Jun 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Energy & Oil
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  • Stop subsidizing carbon--and nuclear plants cost too much. (Aug 2023)
  • Climate crisis used to push totalitarian controls on society. (Jun 2023)
  • Incentivize industry to zero-waste cycles, clean energy . (May 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Environment
Click here for 3 full quotes on Environment OR other candidates on Environment OR background on Environment.
  • Riverkeepers: Sue polluters to clean up Hudson River. (Oct 2023)
  • End toxic polarization: only environmentalist on Fox News. (Jul 2023)
  • Good environmental policy identical to good economic policy. (Jun 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Families & Children
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  • Memoir "American Values" is family history and U.S. history. (Oct 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Foreign Policy
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  • Stop weaponizing the US dollar to avoid world currency. (Aug 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Free Trade
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  • Compete with China and we win without war. (Aug 2023)
  • Industry ruined by 40 years of misguided free trade schemes. (May 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Government Reform
Click here for 3 full quotes on Government Reform OR other candidates on Government Reform OR background on Government Reform.
  • We will protect wild lands from further development. (Aug 2023)
  • Roll back the secrecy and make government transparent. (May 2023)
  • Criticizes anti-cryptocurrency policies under Biden. (May 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Gun Control
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  • Common sense gun control, and assault weapons ban. (Oct 2023)
  • Mass shootings linked to antidepressants & video games . (Jun 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Health Care
Click here for 4 full quotes on Health Care OR other candidates on Health Care OR background on Health Care.
  • Would put Dr. Fauci on trial over COVID vaccines. (Jul 2023)
  • Public option not right thing, unless part of single-payer. (Jun 2023)
  • We will move from a sick care system to a wellness society. (May 2023)
  • Un-American to end religious exemptions for vaccinations. (Jul 2019)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Homeland Security
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  • 1960s FBI and CIA posed threats to democracy. (Oct 2023)
  • End the imperial project and attend to what's been neglected. (May 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Immigration
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  • War on Drugs creates desperate conditions south of border. (May 2023)
  • I will enforce a secure border & expand LEGAL immigration. (May 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Jobs
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  • I believe in labor unions & a robust middle class. (Jul 2023)
  • Yes living wage; no universal basic income. (Jun 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Principles & Values
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  • America without censorship: I'm not a cancel-culture guy. (Jul 2023)
  • Our priority will be to restore America's moral leadership. (May 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Social Security
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  • Protect Social Security; needs more study. (Jun 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Tax Reform
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  • Stimulate economy without raising taxes. (Aug 2023)
  • Exempt conversion of bitcoin from capital gains taxes . (Jul 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Technology
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  • CHIPS Act: Don't subsidize rich nor cut off trade with China. (Aug 2023)
  • Dismantle Big Tech's censorship-industrial complex. (May 2023)
  • Podcasts allow deplatformed candidates to reach voters. (Jun 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on War & Peace
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  • Supports Minsk accord: Independent Donbas & annexed Crimea. (Jul 2023)
  • Russia's invasion of Ukraine is brutal; but not "unprovoked". (Jun 2023)
  • End the proxy wars, bombing campaigns, covert operations. (May 2023)
  • Find a diplomatic solution that brings peace to Ukraine. (May 2023)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Guaranteed 3% mortgage for first-time homebuyers. (Aug 2023)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports abortion rights, but every abortion is a tragedy: Favors topic 1
Keep government away from women's childbearing choices: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Address racial healing through Targeted Community Repair: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Support transgender and LGBTQ+ rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Against biological males participating in women's sports: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
America was founded on Christian values
(-5 points on Social scale)
Un-American to end religious exemptions for vaccinations: Strongly Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
We will move from a sick care system to a wellness society: Favors topic 5
Would put Dr. Fauci on trial over COVID vaccines: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Public option not right thing, unless part of single-payer: Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Protect Social Security; needs more study: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Invest in public schools but with vouchers & parental choice: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Businesses have a right to pollute
(+2 points on Social scale)
Riverkeepers: Sue polluters to clean up Hudson River: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Criticizes anti-cryptocurrency policies under Biden: Strongly Favors topic 8
We will protect wild lands from further development: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Instead of defunding the police, transform the police: Strongly Opposes topic 9
We will never weaponize the law against political opponents: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Release Sirhan Sirhan; doesn't believe he shot RFK: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Mass shootings linked to antidepressants & video games : Favors topic 10
Common sense gun control, and assault weapons ban: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Exempt conversion of bitcoin from capital gains taxes : Strongly Opposes topic 11
Stimulate economy without raising taxes: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
I will enforce a secure border & expand LEGAL immigration: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Industry ruined by 40 years of misguided free trade schemes: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Compete with China and we win without war: Favors topic 13
CHIPS Act: Don't subsidize rich nor cut off trade with China: Strongly Favors topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Stay away from the UN & Globalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Stop weaponizing the US dollar to avoid world currency: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Our priority will be to restore America's moral leadership: Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Peace through Strength
(+5 points on Social scale)
End the imperial project and attend to what's been neglected: Strongly Opposes topic 15
1960s FBI and CIA posed threats to democracy: Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Podcasts allow deplatformed candidates to reach voters: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Stay out of foreign wars
(+2 points on Social scale)
End the proxy wars, bombing campaigns, covert operations: Strongly Favors topic 17
Find a diplomatic solution that brings peace to Ukraine: Opposes topic 17
Russia's invasion of Ukraine is brutal; but not "unprovoked": Favors topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Incentivize industry to zero-waste cycles, clean energy : Strongly Favors topic 18
Climate crisis used to push totalitarian controls on society: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Stop subsidizing carbon--and nuclear plants cost too much: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
End War on Drugs, amnesty for nonviolent drug offenders: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Federally decriminalize cannabis : Strongly Opposes topic 19
War on Drugs creates desperate conditions south of border: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Shift budget from military to domestic spending: Favors topic 20
American economy is in trouble for most people: Favors topic 20
Our kids can't buy homes because of corporate accumulation: Favors topic 20
Guaranteed 3% mortgage for first-time homebuyers: Strongly Favors topic 20

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is a Moderate Libertarian Liberal
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