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Matt Rosendale on Abortion
Click here for 9 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • No abortion; no exceptions. (Oct 2018)
  • Against abortion in all circumstances. (Jul 2017)
  • Rejected that insurers have plans with and without abortion. (Apr 2015)
  • Provide religious exemption to birth control insurance law. (Feb 2013)
  • CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:Parental notification for abortions by minors. (Jul 2018)
  • Strongly Anti-Planned Parenthood, according to AFA survey. (Sep 2020)
  • Strongly support Born Alive Survivors, according to AFA survey. (Sep 2020)
  • Pro-life, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Matt Rosendale on Budget & Economy
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  • Cut government instead of stimulus spending. (Oct 2018)
  • CC:Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. (Jul 2018)
  • Anti-stimulus spending, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
  • Pro-COVID relief, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Matt Rosendale on Civil Rights
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  • Media portrays racial relations as worse than they are. (Oct 2020)
  • No civil unions; no same-sex marriage. (Nov 2012)
  • Strongly anti-gender identity, according to AFA survey. (Sep 2020)
Matt Rosendale on Corporations
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  • New tax law changes depreciation rules to allow expansion. (Aug 2018)
  • Pro-corporate tax cuts, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Matt Rosendale on Crime
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  • No capital punishment; yes prosecute minors as adults. (Nov 2012)
  • Pro-mandatory minimum, according to AFA survey. (Sep 2020)
Matt Rosendale on Drugs
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  • Medical marijuana ok; let states decide full legalization. (Oct 2018)
  • Decriminalize and handle marijuana like a prescription drug. (Nov 2012)
  • Strongly anti-recreational marijuana, according to AFA survey. (Sep 2020)
Matt Rosendale on Education
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  • Government out of college funding. (Oct 2018)
  • Privatization is critical to improve our education system. (Oct 2018)
  • Supports charters and vouchers; opposes tenure. (Nov 2012)
  • Strongly anti-free college, according to AFA survey. (Sep 2020)
  • Pro-local education, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Matt Rosendale on Energy & Oil
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  • Climate changes, but no draconian restrictions on business. (Oct 2018)
  • Develop fossil fuels, don't subsidize green energy. (Jul 2017)
  • Anti-renewable energy, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Matt Rosendale on Environment
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  • More local management for healthy forests; fewer fires. (May 2018)
  • No state funding for open space preservation. (Nov 2012)
  • Anti-GHG restrictions, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Matt Rosendale on Families & Children
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Matt Rosendale on Foreign Policy
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Matt Rosendale on Free Trade
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  • Stop tolerating what China has been doing for decades. (Oct 2018)
  • China is a cheater; need fairer free trade deal. (May 2018)
  • Strongly pro-free enterprise, according to AFA survey. (Sep 2020)
  • Anti-tariffs, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Matt Rosendale on Government Reform
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  • No campaign donor disclosure; yes Citizens United. (Oct 2018)
  • Voted to repeal same-day voter registration. (Oct 2018)
  • D.C. corrupts; commits to serving only two terms. (May 2018)
  • Get Feds out of the way of the states. (Aug 2017)
  • Yes voter ID; but also independent redistricting. (Nov 2012)
  • CC:Appoint strict Constitutionalist judges. (Jul 2018)
  • Strongly supports Electoral College, according to AFA survey. (Sep 2020)
  • Anti-CFR, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Matt Rosendale on Gun Control
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  • Second Amendment rights are non-negotiable. (Oct 2018)
  • Don't check if gun buyers are on terrorist watch-list. (Aug 2017)
  • Citizens can own any number and type of firearms. (Nov 2012)
  • Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
  • Anti-gun control, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Matt Rosendale on Health Care
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Matt Rosendale on Homeland Security
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Matt Rosendale on Immigration
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Matt Rosendale on Jobs
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Matt Rosendale on Principles & Values
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Matt Rosendale on Social Security
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  • Modifications may be necessary moving forward. (Oct 2020)
  • Protect Social Security & Medicare for Montana seniors. (May 2020)
  • Let younger Americans invest privately instead of paying in. (Oct 2018)
  • Limit entitlements, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Matt Rosendale on Tax Reform
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  • Trump tax cuts mean more jobs for Montanans. (Oct 2018)
  • You deserve to keep more of your hard-earned money. (Mar 2018)
  • Get rid of tax on multimillion-dollar estates. (Jul 2017)
  • CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:Elimination the Death Tax. (Jul 2018)
  • Anti-taxation, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Matt Rosendale on Technology
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  • CC:Secure the grid against terrorism. (Jul 2018)
Matt Rosendale on War & Peace
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  • Iran deal handed over $1.7B to #1 state sponsor of terror. (Mar 2018)
  • Fight WMD proliferation, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Matt Rosendale on Welfare & Poverty
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
No abortion; no exceptions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Against abortion in all circumstances: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Rejected that insurers have plans with and without abortion: Strongly Favors topic 1
CC:Appoint strict Constitutionalist judges: Opposes topic 1
CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood: Opposes topic 1
CC:Parental notification for abortions by minors: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Enforce life beginning at conception, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Anti-Planned Parenthood, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly support Born Alive Survivors, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Pro-life, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Media portrays racial relations as worse than they are: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly anti-reparations, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Support traditional marriage between one man & one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No civil unions; no same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Business liberty over gay marriage, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly anti-gender identity, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Provide religious exemption to birth control insurance law: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly protect religious liberty, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly pro-Judeo-Christian morality, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
I won't give up on repealing & replacing ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Full repeal of Obamacare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal healthcare mandate, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 5
Strongly anti-universal coverage, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly pro-private insurance, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Anti-ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Modifications may be necessary moving forward: Favors topic 6
Protect Social Security & Medicare for Montana seniors: Opposes topic 6
Let younger Americans invest privately instead of paying in: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Limit entitlements, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Privatization is critical to improve our education system: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports charters and vouchers; opposes tenure: Strongly Favors topic 7
Pro-local education, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
More local management for healthy forests; fewer fires: Opposes topic 8
No state funding for open space preservation: Strongly Favors topic 8
Anti-GHG restrictions, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
No capital punishment; yes prosecute minors as adults: Favors topic 9
Pro-mandatory minimum, according to AFA survey: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Second Amendment rights are non-negotiable: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Don't check if gun buyers are on terrorist watch-list: Strongly Favors topic 10
Citizens can own any number and type of firearms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 10
Anti-gun control, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Trump tax cuts mean more jobs for Montanans: Strongly Favors topic 11
New tax law changes depreciation rules to allow expansion: Strongly Opposes topic 11
You deserve to keep more of your hard-earned money: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Get rid of tax on multimillion-dollar estates: Strongly Opposes topic 11
CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 11
CC:Elimination the Death Tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Anti-taxation, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Pro-corporate tax cuts, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Rule of law has been ignored for illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No in-state tuition for illegal immigrants: Opposes topic 12
Supports border infrastructure, according to CC survey: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly pro-border wall, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly pro-ICE, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly anti-sanctuary city, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Pro-border wall, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Anti-illegal immigrant, according to PVS survey: Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Stop tolerating what China has been doing for decades: Strongly Opposes topic 13
China is a cheater; need fairer free trade deal: Opposes topic 13
Anti-tariffs, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Strongly pro-free enterprise, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly anti-Israel boycott, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 14
Intervene in Mideast, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
CC:Secure the grid against terrorism: Favors topic 15
Strongly supports strong military, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Voted to repeal same-day voter registration: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Yes voter ID; but also independent redistricting: Opposes topic 16
Strongly supports Electoral College, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Iran deal handed over $1.7B to #1 state sponsor of terror: Opposes topic 17
Fight WMD proliferation, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Climate changes, but no draconian restrictions on business: Opposes topic 18
Develop fossil fuels, don't subsidize green energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Anti-renewable energy, according to PVS survey: Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Medical marijuana ok; let states decide full legalization: Opposes topic 19
Decriminalize and handle marijuana like a prescription drug: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly anti-recreational marijuana, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cut government instead of stimulus spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Get Feds out of the way of the states: Strongly Opposes topic 20
CC:Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment: Opposes topic 20
Strongly Anti-livable income, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Anti-stimulus spending, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Pro-COVID relief, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 20

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