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Scott Keller on VoteMatch


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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Find non-life-ending options for ending a pregnancy: Strongly Opposes topic 1
It's not a woman's choice whether baby lives or dies: Strongly Opposes topic 1
The baby's body is not the woman's body; provide new options: Neutral on topic 1
Woman's choice over her body, but not partial birth abortion: Favors topic 1
Focus on alternatives: birth control & adoption: Favors topic 1
Pro-life, but it's the woman's right to choose: Favors topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
The term "minority" should never be needed: Opposes topic 2
Other approach to hiring more women & minorities: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Empower women & minorities but no affirmative action: Opposes topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
No same-sex adoption; don't condone homosexual behavior: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors same-sex domestic partnership benefits: Favors topic 3
I fully support same-sex domestic partnerships: Strongly Favors topic 3
Marriage is a state and local issue: Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+2 points on Social scale)
Strongly opposes teacher-led prayer in public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Favors allowing churches to provide welfare services: Favors topic 4
Unfair to turn our schools into pulpit for any religion: Opposes topic 4
We shouldn't NEED welfare; but let churches provide it: Favors topic 4
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Health care should be free for everyone and focus on HEALTH: Strongly Favors topic 5
Make society's best interest to help people be healthy: Neutral on topic 5
More funding for health coverage, but change model: Favors topic 5
More funding for health coverage, but change model: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Communitize instead of statism or privatization: Neutral on topic 6
Make Social Security a non-profit system: Opposes topic 6
Privatization opens up Americans to the wolves: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Communitize instead of government control or privatization: Neutral on topic 7
No privatization of education: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
No 'rights' to clean air and water
(+5 points on Social scale)
We are the stewards of this planet: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Stop the profit-driven destruction of the planet: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Transform prisons so they help people reform: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly oppose mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Address the root causes of crime, rather than Three Strikes: Opposes topic 9
Killing is no "payment" for a crime, not even a murder: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
2nd Amendment deters tyranny; not just self-defense: Strongly Favors topic 10
Favors absolute right to gun ownership: Favors topic 10
Support 2nd amendment but we shouldn't need it: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No federal taxation, period: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly opposes making taxes more progressive: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Don't increase personal federal taxes in any way: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Make immigration more welcoming and helpful: Strongly Favors topic 12
Treat immigrants like people regardless of where born: Strongly Favors topic 12
Train immigrants coming to America to speak English fluently: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No more lottery; just invite everyone who wants to come: Strongly Favors topic 12
Hard stance on companies hiring illegal immigrants: Opposes topic 12
Strongly supports illegal immigrants earning citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Change Dream Act so everyone wins: Favors topic 12
Build arcologies at the borders that serve as fences: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate ALL barriers to free trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly supports expanding free trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Free trade with the full involvement of the people: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Shift military from oil police to homeland defenders: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Shift focus away from conquest: Neutral on topic 15
Expand armed forces with shifted focus: Favors topic 15
Expand the military in smart directions: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
More enforcement of the right to vote
(+5 points on Social scale)
Remove corporate personhood: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly favors stricter limits on political campaign funds: Strongly Favors topic 16
No corporate campaign donations of any kind: Strongly Favors topic 16
Elections should be 100% free, not for the wealthy: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
Be helpers, not conquerors: Strongly Favors topic 17
Be about peace and the world will follow: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly favors US out of Iraq & Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17
US out of Iraq and Afghanistan, immediately: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Sever our ties to oil; advance solar technology: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly favors replacing coal & oil with alternatives: Strongly Favors topic 18
Replace coal & oil with alternatives: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+5 points on Social scale)
No victim, no crime: Legalize marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly opposes enforce laws against immoral drug use: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Drug use isn't immoral, though it's unintelligent: Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Page last updated: Mar 25, 2015