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Doug Collins on Abortion
Click here for 8 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Has cosponsored numerous bills to champion life. (Nov 2019)
  • Ban abortions for sex selection or race selection. (Jan 2017)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Sep 2012)
  • Life and human rights begin at fertilization or cloning. (Jan 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2020)
Doug Collins on Budget & Economy
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  • Requiring balanced budget necessary, commonsense step. (Nov 2019)
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2017)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
Doug Collins on Civil Rights
Click here for 8 full quotes on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • Military chaplains should be deemed "essential" workers. (Nov 2019)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Oct 2013)
  • State definition of marriage supersedes federal gay marriage. (Feb 2014)
  • Recognize 1961 Freedom Riders against segregated buses. (Feb 2014)
  • Religious objections to GLBT services same as 1960s racism. (May 2016)
  • Respect faith-based opposition to same-sex marriage. (Jun 2015)
Doug Collins on Corporations
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  • Cut the corporate income tax rate & capital gains tax. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
Doug Collins on Crime
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  • Supports conservative criminal justice reform. (Nov 2019)
  • Supports capital punishment. (Nov 2012)
  • Rated 54% by the NAPO, indicating a moderate stance on police issues. (Dec 2014)
Doug Collins on Drugs
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  • Rated F by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Doug Collins on Education
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  • Remove "rigid" federal requirements for schools. (Nov 2019)
  • Let parents choose safe and effective schools. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes federal grants for education reforms. (Sep 2012)
  • Denounce the Common Core State Standards. (Feb 2014)
  • A-PLUS lets states escape No Child Left Behind. (Jul 2015)
  • Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools. (Oct 2015)
Doug Collins on Energy & Oil
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  • Support domestic on- and offshore drilling. (Nov 2012)
  • Human activity is not contributing to climate change. (Nov 2012)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports offshore energy production. (Sep 2012)
  • Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
Doug Collins on Environment
Click here for 3 full quotes on Environment OR background on Environment.
  • Build Keystone XL; it's now passed environmental concerns. (Feb 2013)
  • No EPA expansion of regulated waters. (Jul 2014)
  • Voted YES to require GMO labeling. (Jun 2016)
Doug Collins on Families & Children
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Doug Collins on Foreign Policy
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  • Israel is a critical ally, strong friend. (Nov 2019)
  • Favors targeted sanctions on Russia. (Nov 2019)
Doug Collins on Free Trade
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  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Apr 2013)
Doug Collins on Government Reform
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  • Rein in government overreach to stay competitive. (Nov 2019)
  • Check executive agencies trying to write laws. (Nov 2019)
  • Increased transparency about campaign contributions. (Nov 2012)
  • No holiday on election day; no same-day registration. (Mar 2019)
Doug Collins on Gun Control
Click here for 4 full quotes on Gun Control OR background on Gun Control.
  • Concealed carry permits should work across state lines. (Nov 2019)
  • Founding Fathers got it right on the Second Amendment. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
  • Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Doug Collins on Health Care
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  • Repeal ACA; focus on reducing drug prices. (Nov 2019)
  • Supported increased accountability for VA. (Nov 2019)
  • Full repeal of ObamaCare; move to free market. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports repealing Affordable Care Act. (Sep 2012)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
Doug Collins on Homeland Security
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  • Ensure America never bows down to her enemies. (Nov 2012)
  • Protect citizenry from terrorists while respecting rights. (Nov 2012)
Doug Collins on Immigration
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  • Enhance security, no tax dollars to sanctuary cities. (Nov 2019)
  • Crack down on sanctuary cities & criminal aliens. (Nov 2019)
  • Secure the border and disallow amnesty. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
  • No birthright citizenship unless one parent is an American. (Feb 2014)
  • Voted YES to ban DREAMer immigrants from military service. (Jun 2016)
Doug Collins on Jobs
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  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Doug Collins on Principles & Values
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  • No collusion; no obstruction. (Jun 2019)
  • Member of the Republican Study Committee. (Jan 2016)
  • Past impeachments came from years-long investigations. (Dec 2019)
  • Politicized impeachment usurps presidential election. (Dec 2019)
Doug Collins on Social Security
Click here for 3 full quotes on Social Security OR background on Social Security.
  • Social Security fund exhausted by 2037 without reform. (Nov 2019)
  • Supports personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
  • Rated 0% by ARA, indicating a pro-privatization stance. (Jan 2013)
Doug Collins on Tax Reform
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  • Prohibit Earned Income Tax Credit for "illegal aliens". (Nov 2019)
  • Replace income tax & estate tax with 23% sales tax. (Jan 2017)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Aug 2012)
  • Repeal the death tax, immediately and with no expiration. (Jan 2017)
  • Replace income tax and IRS with FairTax. (Jan 2015)
  • Death Tax is a pernicious double tax. (Apr 2015)
Doug Collins on Technology
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  • Work to expand broadband access in rural areas. (Nov 2019)
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Doug Collins on War & Peace
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  • Continued sanctions against Iran are crucial to security. (Nov 2019)
  • Advocated for sanctions against North Korea. (Nov 2019)
  • Afghan withdrawal when commanders say, on secret timetable. (Nov 2012)
  • Iran is an imminent threat to the US. (Nov 2012)
  • Sponsored condemning North Korea for testing nuclear device. (Feb 2013)
  • Ground troops plus drone strikes to destroy ISIL. (Mar 2016)
  • President ok to use military force against Iran. (Feb 2020)
Doug Collins on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Has cosponsored numerous bills to champion life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ban abortions for sex selection or race selection: Strongly Opposes topic 1
I consider myself pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Life and human rights begin at fertilization or cloning: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No family planning assistance that includes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Recognize 1961 Freedom Riders against segregated buses: Strongly Favors topic 2
NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Opposes topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
Opposes same-sex marriage: Opposes topic 3
Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech: Strongly Opposes topic 3
State definition of marriage supersedes federal gay marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Rated Religious objections to GLBT services same as 1960s racism: Strongly Favors topic 3
Respect faith-based opposition to same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Military chaplains should be deemed "essential" workers: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal ACA; focus on reducing drug prices: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Full repeal of ObamaCare; move to free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Affordable Care Act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Social Security fund exhausted by 2037 without reform: Strongly Favors topic 6
Supports personal retirement accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Rated 0% by ARA, indicating a pro-privatization stance: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Remove "rigid" federal requirements for schools: Favors topic 7
Let parents choose safe and effective schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes federal grants for education reforms: Favors topic 7
Denounce the Common Core State Standards: Favors topic 7
A-PLUS lets states escape No Child Left Behind: Favors topic 7
Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
Rein in government overreach to stay competitive: Strongly Favors topic 8
Check executive agencies trying to write laws: Strongly Favors topic 8
Build Keystone XL; it's now passed environmental concerns: No opin. on topic 8
No EPA expansion of regulated waters: Favors topic 8
Voted YES to require GMO labeling: Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports conservative criminal justice reform: Favors topic 9
Supports capital punishment: Strongly Favors topic 9
Rated 54% by the NAPO, indicating a moderate stance on police issues: Neutral on topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Concealed carry permits should work across state lines: Strongly Favors topic 10
Founding Fathers got it right on the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on gun purchases: Strongly Favors topic 10
Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Requiring balanced budget necessary, commonsense step: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Replace income tax & estate tax with 23% sales tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal the death tax, immediately and with no expiration: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Replace income tax and IRS with FairTax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Death Tax is a pernicious double tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Enhance security, no tax dollars to sanctuary cities: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Crack down on sanctuary cities & criminal aliens: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Prohibit Earned Income Tax Credit for "illegal aliens": Strongly Opposes topic 12
Secure the border and disallow amnesty: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports exiting US to apply for citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No birthright citizenship unless one parent is an American: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Voted YES to ban DREAMer immigrants from military service: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supported increased accountability for VA: Favors topic 15
Ensure America never bows down to her enemies: Strongly Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
Increased transparency about campaign contributions: Favors topic 16
Rated No holiday on election day; no same-day registration: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Israel is a critical ally, strong friend: Opposes topic 17
Favors targeted sanctions on Russia: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Continued sanctions against Iran are crucial to security: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Advocated for sanctions against North Korea: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Afghan withdrawal when commanders say, on secret timetable: Opposes topic 17
Iran is an imminent threat to the US: Opposes topic 17
Sponsored condemning North Korea for testing nuclear device: Opposes topic 17
Ground troops plus drone strikes to destroy ISIL: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Rated President ok to use military force against Iran: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support domestic on- and offshore drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Human activity is not contributing to climate change: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports offshore energy production: Opposes topic 18
Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Rated F 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 corporate income tax rate & capital gains tax: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans: Opposes topic 20
YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Opposes topic 20

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