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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports public abortion funding: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes parental notification for abortions: Favors topic 1
Supports churches providing birth control: Strongly Favors topic 1
Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Rated Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Rated Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports public funding for abortion services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes parental notification for abortions by minors: Favors topic 1
CC:Publicly fund abortions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Endorsed by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance: Strongly Favors topic 2
More funding & services for victims of domestic violence: Strongly Favors topic 2
Recognize 1961 Freedom Riders against segregated buses: Strongly Favors topic 2
Trump models disrespectful rhetoric & policies toward women: Favors topic 2
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays: Favors topic 3
Opposes defining traditional marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Let states recognize same sex marriage: Favors topic 3
CC:Protect sexual preference as a civil right: Strongly Favors topic 3
YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes: Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration: Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Expand eligibility for individuals to buy into Medicare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Work toward access to quality affordable health care for all: Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster": Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing mandated health insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
Keep healthcare mandate, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 5
YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program: Favors topic 5
NO on regulating tobacco as a drug: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Protect Social Security and Medicare: Opposes topic 6
Opposes investing part of your payroll tax: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI": Strongly Opposes topic 6
Rated 82% by ARA, indicating a mixed record on senior issues: Neutral on topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Rated No-strings-attached block grant will kill transparency: Opposes topic 7
Rated Oppose private and religious school voucher programs: Strongly Opposes topic 7
CC:No vouchers for private schools: Opposes topic 7
YES on $40B for green public schools: Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Rated 46% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment: Neutral on topic 8
Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements: Opposes topic 8
Require reporting lead in drinking water to the public: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Voted YES to require GMO labeling: Opposes topic 8
NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros: Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Rated 92% by the NAPO, indicating a tough-on-crime stance: Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
More background checks; end ban on gun violence research: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly supports the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
National cross-state standard for concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message: Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting the Second Amendment: Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 10
Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports increasing tax rates: Strongly Favors topic 11
Opposes eliminating the inheritance tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Rated Raising estate tax to 1990s level means $448B in new revenue: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports increasing income tax rates: Strongly Favors topic 11
CC:Reverse federal income tax cuts: Favors topic 11
CC:Keep the inhertiance tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Give DREAMers a path to citizenship rather than deportation: Strongly Favors topic 12
Greatly strengthen border security; install a Smart Fence: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Rated Voted to legalize DREAMer immigrants via military service: Strongly Favors topic 12
Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps: Favors topic 12
Sponsored bill to expand border security on Mexican border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Yes to Ex-im bank; no to fast-track: Opposes topic 13
$25B more loans from Export-Import Bank: Strongly Favors topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports Iranian nuclear deal & Congressional debate on war: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Screening process for refugees from Iraq & Syria ok as-is: Opposes topic 14
Supports standing with the nation of israel: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Reform the VA to improve care for veterans: Favors topic 15
Voted with GOP for DoD bill that Obama vetoed: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Joined lawsuit challenging AZ voting restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Overturn Citizens United with constitutional amendment: Strongly Favors topic 16
No photo IDs to vote; they suppress the vote: Favors topic 16
Corporate political spending is not free speech: Favors topic 16
Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Public financing of federal campaigns by voter vouchers: Favors topic 16
Statehood for the District of Columbia: Favors topic 16
Automatic voter registration for all citizens: Strongly Favors topic 16
Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access: Favors topic 16
Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Withdrawing from Iraq and focus on Bin Laden: Strongly Favors topic 17
Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program: Opposes topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Climate change is one of biggest national security threats: Strongly Favors topic 18
Some government action for climate change: Favors topic 18
Drill on public lands; drill offshore; keep oil in US: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Voted YES on banning offshore oil drilling in Gulf of Mexico: Strongly Favors topic 18
NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution: Opposes topic 18
NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program: Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Protect state marijuana laws from federal interference: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Disallow buying marijuana with food stamps: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Support small businesses; foster innovation: Favors topic 20
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016: Favors topic 20
CC:No Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment: Favors topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20
YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending: Strongly Favors topic 20

Ann Kirkpatrick is a Populist-Leaning Liberal
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