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Ted Cruz MyOcracy topics and responses

    Civil Rights

    Support marriage rights between a man and a woman only

  • 2014-02-12: Sponsored state definition of marriage supersedes federal gay marriage
  • 2012-10-31: Supports defining traditional marriage
  • 2012-10-31: Supports banning military gay marriage
  • 2012-02-23: Opposes gay pride parades and opposes gay marriage
  • 2011-07-17: One-man-one-woman marriage is building block of society

    Support for gun rights

  • 2013-09-25: Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty
  • 2013-04-17: Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets
  • 2012-10-31: Opposes restricting the Second Amendment
  • 2011-07-17: Opposes unreasonable and burdensome gun restrictions

    Ban abortions except in limited cases

  • 2012-10-31: Opposes churches providing birth control
  • 2012-10-31: Opposes public abortion funding
  • 2012-04-16: Companies can deny insuring birth control

    Abortion rights: Ban all abortions

  • 2011-07-17: Protect innocent human life with partial-birth ban

    Economic Issues

    Taxes for wealthier tax payers: Less

  • 2012-10-31: Opposes increasing tax rates
  • 2012-10-31: Supports eliminating the inheritance tax
  • 2012-04-01: Permanent Washington elite protects the tax code

    Support a balanced federal budget by constitutional amendment

  • 2012-10-31: Supports a constitutional BBA
  • 2012-01-01: Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge
  • 2010-07-08: Demand a Balanced Budget amendment

    Invest money in more public projects to improve infrastructure

  • 2014-03-07: Balanced budget amendment to stop bankrupting our country

    Increase taxes for all tax payers

  • 2010-07-08: Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax

    Reduce taxes for all tax payers

  • 2012-01-01: Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge

    Implement a flat tax

  • 2010-07-08: Adopt a single-rate tax system

    Education Issues

    Reduce federal government involvement with public education

  • 2014-02-06: Denounce the Common Core State Standards
  • 2012-06-06: Education decisions best made at local level

    Environmental Issues

    Oppose cap-and-trade programs to address industrial emissions

  • 2010-11-02: Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP
  • 2010-07-08: Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures

    Support domestic continental drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 2010-07-08: Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low

    Support off-shore drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 2011-07-17: Fight against Gulf moratorium on offshore exploration

    Healthcare Issues

    Eliminate financial penalty from Obamacare for taxpayers that do not have health insurance

  • 2012-10-02: Vow to repeal ObamaCare
  • 2012-04-03: Throw my body in front of a train to stop ObamaCare
  • 2011-07-17: Defeat ObamaCare; rein in the federal government

    Reduce government involvement in the provision of health insurance for taxpayers

  • 2010-07-08: Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market
  • 2010-07-04: Repeal any federal health care takeover

    Lower eligibility age for Medicare to increase coverage of older taxpayers

  • 2012-08-24: Save Medicare by raising eligibility age

    Immigration

    Oppose amnesty for undocumented individuals

  • 2012-10-02: No path to citizenship for 1.65 million illegals in Texas
  • 2012-06-22: Give police more power to ask about immigration status
  • 2012-04-18: Boots on the ground, plus a wall
  • 2012-03-29: Triple the size of the Border Patrol

    Improve enforcement of existing immigration laws

  • 2011-07-17: Strengthen border security and increase enforcement


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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