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James Comer on Abortion
Click here for 5 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Not one penny of tax dollars to Planned Parenthood. (Nov 2016)
  • Abortion should NEVER be allowed, except for maternal life. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports human life begins at conception. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports defunding Planned Parenthood federally & locally. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports pro-life legislation. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on Budget & Economy
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  • Federal fiscal restraint to tackle $19 trillion debt. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes federal spending to promote economic growth. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on Civil Rights
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  • Support traditional marriage between one man and one woman. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on Corporations
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  • Supports letting businesses disagree with same-sex marriage. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on Crime
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  • Require DNA samples from all criminal parolees. (Mar 2008)
  • Allow expungement of criminal records after 5 years. (Feb 2006)
James Comer on Drugs
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  • Help farmers with first hemp program in Kentucky. (Nov 2016)
  • Strongly opposes legalizing marijuana. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on Education
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  • Teach without interference from the federal government. (Nov 2016)
  • Mountains of student debt hinders getting a job. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes Common Core as a nationwide academic standard. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes states adopting federal education standards. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on Energy & Oil
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  • War on coal is a war on Kentucky's economy. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports deregulating domestic oil exploration and drilling. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes government developing wind and solar energy. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports building the Keystone XL pipeline. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes regulation of greenhouse gas emission. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
James Comer on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
James Comer on Foreign Policy
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James Comer on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
James Comer on Government Reform
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  • Self-imposed term limit of 6 terms. (Nov 2016)
  • Constitutional amendment for Congressional term limits. (Jan 2017)
James Comer on Gun Control
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  • Unwavering support of 2nd Amendment. (Nov 2016)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2017)
  • Strongly opposes restrictive gun laws. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes gun-control legislation. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare stifles businesses; pass tort reform instead. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports Congressionally repealing Affordable Care Act. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on Homeland Security
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  • Advocate for investments in national defense. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports maintaining a numerically superior nuclear arsenal. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on Immigration
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  • Support the wall; oppose amnesty & sanctuary cities. (Nov 2016)
  • Vocally in support of building a wall on the southern border. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports constructing a wall to control our border. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports ban on resettlement of Syrian refugees. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports illegals returning to country of origin. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on Jobs
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  • Require comparable pay regardless of gender. (Mar 2006)
  • Opposes federal wage controls & healthcare role. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on Principles & Values
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  • I believe that public servants should put God above all else. (Nov 2016)
  • I am a social conservative. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports Judeo-Christian framework of morality. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports religious liberty and sees it at risk. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on Social Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
James Comer on Tax Reform
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  • Opposes tax increases, even to balance the budget. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports lowering taxes to promote economic growth. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on Technology
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  • Maintain infrastructure: highways, locks, and dams. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on War & Peace
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  • Opposes waiting; go after militant Islam abroad. (Nov 2016)
James Comer on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Not one penny of tax dollars to Planned Parenthood: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Abortion should NEVER be allowed, except for maternal life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports human life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports defunding Planned Parenthood federally & locally: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports pro-life legislation: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Require comparable pay regardless of gender: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Support traditional marriage between one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports letting businesses disagree with same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports defining marriage as one-man-one-woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
I believe that public servants should put God above all else: Strongly Favors topic 4
Supports Judeo-Christian framework of morality: Strongly Favors topic 4
Supports religious liberty and sees it at risk: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare stifles businesses; pass tort reform instead: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports Congressionally repealing Affordable Care Act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing the 2010 affordable care act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Teach without interference from the federal government: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes Common Core as a nationwide academic standard: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes states adopting federal education standards: Strongly Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
Require DNA samples from all criminal parolees: Favors topic 9
Allow expungement of criminal records after 5 years: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Unwavering support of 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
National cross-state standard for concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly opposes restrictive gun laws: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes gun-control legislation: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes tax increases, even to balance the budget: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports lowering taxes to promote economic growth: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Support the wall; oppose amnesty & sanctuary cities: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Vocally in support of building a wall on the southern border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports constructing a wall to control our border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports illegals returning to country of origin: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports ban on resettlement of Syrian refugees: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Advocate for investments in national defense: Strongly Favors topic 15
Supports maintaining a numerically superior nuclear arsenal: Strongly Favors topic 15
Constitutional amendment for Congressional term limits: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
Self-imposed term limit of 6 terms: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly opposes voting without photo id: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strongly opposes Islamic Sharia as threat to the US: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Opposes waiting; go after militant Islam abroad: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
War on coal is a war on Kentucky's economy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports deregulating domestic oil exploration and drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes government developing wind and solar energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports building the Keystone XL pipeline: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes regulation of greenhouse gas emission: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
Help farmers with first hemp program in Kentucky: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly opposes legalizing marijuana: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Federal fiscal restraint to tackle $19 trillion debt: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Opposes federal spending to promote economic growth: Strongly Opposes topic 20

James Comer is a Hard-Core Conservative.
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