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Tim Scott on Abortion
Click here for 6 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Fight for the rights of the unborn. (Nov 2010)
  • No embryonic stem cell research. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
Tim Scott on Budget & Economy
Click here for 7 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Address fiscal cliff with sequestration & tax cut extension. (Dec 2012)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
Tim Scott on Civil Rights
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  • Sanctity of traditional marriage: one man one woman. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Nov 2010)
Tim Scott on Corporations
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  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Tim Scott on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Tim Scott on Drugs
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Tim Scott on Education
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  • Kids, not unions, should be focus of our public education. (Mar 2014)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Denounce the Common Core State Standards. (Feb 2014)
Tim Scott on Energy & Oil
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  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Tim Scott on Environment
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  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Allow longer than 10 years to rebuild depleted fisheries. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Tim Scott on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Tim Scott on Foreign Policy
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  • Rated -4 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Tim Scott on Free Trade
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Tim Scott on Government Reform
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  • Look to Constitution for greatness, not to Executive Orders. (Mar 2014)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
  • Member of House Rules Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • No recess appointments without Congressional approval. (Jan 2012)
  • Prohibit IRS audits targeting Tea Party political groups. (Feb 2014)
Tim Scott on Gun Control
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  • Don't rush to judgment on gun control after school shootings. (Dec 2012)
  • Second Amendment is cornerstone of our democracy. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Opposes restricting gun purchase & possession. (Nov 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Dec 2011)
  • Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. (Sep 2013)
Tim Scott on Health Care
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  • I don't want to know how many calories are on my pizza. (Mar 2014)
  • Fight the billion-dollar mandate of ObamaCare. (Apr 2012)
  • Fight against government takeover of health care. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
Tim Scott on Homeland Security
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  • Keep Guantanamo Bay open; keep military tribunals. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Apr 2013)
Tim Scott on Immigration
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  • Opposes a pathway to citizenship. (Nov 2010)
Tim Scott on Jobs
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  • 2010: Fought the National Labor Relations Board, and won. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Tim Scott on Principles & Values
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  • OpEd: Dems call Scott "senator for the Heritage Foundation". (Dec 2013)
  • Grew up poor in a black community in North Charleston. (Aug 2013)
  • We in America are a conservative nation. (Mar 2013)
  • Served in public office for 18 years, with 2 terms in House. (Dec 2012)
  • Declined to join the Congressional Black Caucus. (Apr 2012)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Tim Scott on Social Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Tim Scott on Tax Reform
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  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax. (Jul 2010)
  • Replace income tax & estate tax with 23% sales tax. (Jan 2011)
  • Permanently repeal the estate tax. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
Tim Scott on Technology
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  • Supports Port of Charleston's dredging as economic boost. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
Tim Scott on War & Peace
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  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Tim Scott on Welfare & Poverty
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  • I flunked Civics & English but thought my way out of poverty. (Mar 2014)
  • Conservative values based on "think your way out of poverty". (Apr 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Fight for the rights of the unborn: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No embryonic stem cell research: Opposes topic 1
Prohibit federal funding for abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund: Opposes topic 1
Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Sanctity of traditional marriage: one man one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Fight the billion-dollar mandate of ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Fight against government takeover of health care: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal any federal health care takeover: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business: Opposes topic 5
YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund: Strongly Opposes topic 5
YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts: Opposes topic 5
Neutral 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)
Kids, not unions, should be focus of our public education: Strongly Favors topic 7
Denounce the Common Core State Standards: Favors topic 7
YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(+2 points on Social scale)
Allow longer than 10 years to rebuild depleted fisheries: No opin. on topic 8
NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems: Favors topic 8
Neutral on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Second Amendment is cornerstone of our democracy: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting gun purchase & possession: Strongly Favors topic 10
Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases: Strongly Favors topic 10
Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad: Favors topic 10
NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Address fiscal cliff with sequestration & tax cut extension: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Adopt a single-rate tax system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Replace income tax & estate tax with 23% sales tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Permanently repeal the estate tax: Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes a pathway to citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty: Strongly Favors topic 14
Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty: Favors topic 14
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge: Strongly Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes: Opposes topic 17
Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment: Strongly Opposes topic 17
NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan: Strongly Opposes topic 17
YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low: Opposes topic 18
YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases: Opposes topic 18
YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge: Opposes topic 20
Disapprove of increasing the debt limit: Opposes topic 20

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