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Some Background on Barbara [Apr. 30th, 2005|09:54 pm]
Barbara Boxer For President in 2008

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</a> Barbara Boxer on Abortion </a>
Click here for 9 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Condemns restrictions on embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2004)
  • Voted NO on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on banning partial birth abortions. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on disallowing overseas military abortions. (May 1999)
  • Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 2004)

Barbara Boxer on Budget & Economy </a>
Click here for 3 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing national debt reduction below tax cuts. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on 1998 GOP budget. (May 1997)
  • Voted NO on Balanced-budget constitutional amendment. (Mar 1997)
Barbara Boxer on Civil Rights </a>
Click here for 11 full quotes on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • No constitutional ban on gay marriage. (Aug 2004)
  • Voted YES on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes. (Jun 2002)
  • Voted YES on loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on setting aside 10% of highway funds for minorities & women. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on ending special funding for minority & women-owned business. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting same-sex marriage. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted NO on Amendment to prohibit flag burning. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted NO on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds. (Jul 1995)
  • Rated 60% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
Barbara Boxer on Corporations </a>
Click here for 2 full quotes on Corporations OR background on Corporations.
  • Voted NO on restricting rules on personal bankruptcy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 22% by the US COC, indicating an anti-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Barbara Boxer on Crime </a>
Click here for 11 full quotes on Crime OR background on Crime.
  • Voted YES on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on limiting death penalty appeals. (Apr 1996)
  • Voted NO on limiting product liability punitive damage awards. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on restricting class-action lawsuits. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted NO on repealing federal speed limits. (Jun 1995)
  • Voted NO on mandatory prison terms for crimes involving firearms. (May 1994)
  • Voted NO on rejecting racial statistics in death penalty appeals. (May 1994)
  • Rated 75% by CURE, indicating pro-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing. (Mar 2001)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
Barbara Boxer on Drugs </a>
Click here for 2 full quotes on Drugs OR background on Drugs.
  • Voted NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Barbara Boxer on Education </a>
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  • Voted YES on funding smaller classes instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted NO on Educational Savings Accounts. (Mar 2000)
  • Voted NO on allowing more flexibility in federal school rules. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted NO on education savings accounts. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted NO on school vouchers in DC. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted NO on $75M for abstinence education. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted NO on requiring schools to allow voluntary prayer. (Jul 1994)
  • Voted YES on national education standards. (Feb 1994)
  • Rated 91% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Barbara Boxer on Energy & Oil </a>
Click here for 12 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • Voted NO on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted NO on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted NO on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted NO on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted NO on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
  • Keep climate change in EPA "State of the Environment" report. (Jun 2003)
  • Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy. (Mar 2004)
Barbara Boxer on Environment </a>
Click here for 10 full quotes on Environment OR background on Environment.
  • Voted NO on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted NO on more funding for forest roads and fish habitat. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted NO on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted YES on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted NO on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • End commercial whaling and illegal trade in whale meat. (Jun 2001)
  • Support UNCED Rio Declaration at 2002 conference. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 89% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
Barbara Boxer on Families & Children </a>
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  • Voted YES on restricting violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-family voting record. (Dec 2003)
Barbara Boxer on Foreign Policy </a>
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  • Voted YES on enlarging NATO to include Eastern Europe. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on killing a bill for trade sanctions if China sells weapons. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted NO on cap foreign aid at only $12.7 billion. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on limiting the President's power to impose economic sanctions. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on limiting NATO expansion to only Poland, Hungary & Czech. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on $17.9 billion to IMF. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on Strengthening of the trade embargo against Cuba. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
Barbara Boxer on Free Trade </a>
Click here for 9 full quotes on Free Trade OR background on Free Trade.
  • Voted NO on establishing a free trade agreement between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on establishing a free trade agreement between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted NO on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
  • Rated 17% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Barbara Boxer on Government Reform </a>
Click here for 8 full quotes on Government Reform OR background on Government Reform.
  • Voted YES on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted NO on require photo ID (not just signature) for voter registration. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning campaign donations from unions and corporations. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on continuing funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. (Aug 1999)
  • Voted YES on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on banning more types of Congressional gifts. (Jul 1995)
  • Make Election Day a national holiday. (Aug 2001)
Barbara Boxer on Gun Control </a>
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  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on loosening license & background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
Barbara Boxer on Health Care </a>
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  • Voted YES on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing importation of Rx drugs from Canada. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on allowing patients to sue HMOs & collect punitive damages. (Jun 2001)
  • Voted NO on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted NO on limiting self-employment health deduction. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on increasing tobacco restrictions. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted NO on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
  • Voted NO on Medicare means-testing. (Jun 1997)
  • Voted YES on medical savings acounts. (Apr 1996)
  • Let states make bulk Rx purchases, and other innovations. (May 2003)
  • Increase funding to combat the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. (Mar 2003)
  • Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
Barbara Boxer on Homeland Security </a>
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  • Voted YES on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing another round of military base closures. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on cutting nuclear weapons below START levels. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying National Missile Defense ASAP. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on military pay raise of 4.8%. (Feb 1999)
  • Voted NO on deploying missile defense as soon as possible. (Sep 1998)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting same-sex basic training. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on favoring 36 vetoed military projects. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on banning chemical weapons. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted NO on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty. (Jun 1996)
  • Voted NO on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
  • Federalize aviation security. (Nov 2001)
  • Rated 100% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
Barbara Boxer on Immigration </a>
Click here for 3 full quotes on Immigration OR background on Immigration.
  • Voted NO on allowing more foreign workers into the U.S. for farm work. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted NO on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
Barbara Boxer on Jobs </a>
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  • Voted NO on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted NO on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Protect overtime pay protections. (Jun 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-labor voting record. (Dec 2003)
Barbara Boxer on Principles & Values </a>
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  • Religious affiliation: Jewish. (Nov 2000)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
Barbara Boxer on Social Security </a>
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  • Voted NO on Social Security Lockbox & limiting national debt. (Apr 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees. (May 1998)
  • Voted NO on allowing personal retirement accounts. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted NO on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Barbara Boxer on Tax Reform </a>
Click here for 10 full quotes on Tax Reform OR background on Tax Reform.
  • Voted NO on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years. (May 2003)
  • Voted NO on cutting taxes by $1.35 trillion over 11 years. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing marriage penalty instead of cutting top tax rates. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on increasing tax deductions for college tuition. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on eliminating the 'marriage penalty'. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on across-the-board spending cut. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on $792B tax cuts. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on requiring super-majority for raising taxes. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted NO on FY99 tax cuts. (Apr 1998)
  • Rated 16% by NTU, indicating a "Big Spender" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
Barbara Boxer on Technology </a>
Click here for 4 full quotes on Technology OR background on Technology.
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Barbara Boxer on War & Peace </a>
Click here for 8 full quotes on War & Peace OR background on War & Peace.
  • Can get NATO into Iraq if we have a fresh start. (Aug 2004)
  • Voted NO on $86.5 billion for military operations in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on authorizing use of military force against Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on allowing all necessary forces and other means in Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on authorizing air strikes in Kosovo. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Barbara Boxer on Welfare & Poverty </a>
Click here for 6 full quotes on Welfare & Poverty OR background on Welfare & Poverty.
  • Voted NO on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted YES on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted NO on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
  • Establish a National Affordable Housing Trust Fund. (Jul 2003)
  • Fully fund AmeriCorps. (Jun 2003)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
(Click on question for explanation and background)
Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Condemns restrictions on embryonic stem cell research: Strongly Favors topic 1
Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women: Favors topic 1
Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record: Strongly Favors topic 1
Expand embryonic stem cell research: Favors topic 1
NO on disallowing overseas military abortions: Favors topic 1
NO on banning partial birth abortions: Strongly Favors topic 1
NO on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions: Favors topic 1
NO on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life: Strongly Favors topic 1
NO on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
NO on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds: Strongly Favors topic 2
YES on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation: Strongly Favors topic 2
NO on ending special funding for minority & women-owned business: Strongly Favors topic 2
NO on prohibiting same-sex basic training: Favors topic 2
YES on setting aside 10% of highway funds for minorities & women: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(10 points on Social scale)
No constitutional ban on gay marriage: Favors topic 3
More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes: Strongly Favors topic 3
Increase funding to combat the global HIV/AIDS epidemic: Strongly Favors topic 3
NO on prohibiting same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
YES on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation: Strongly Favors topic 3
YES on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation: Favors topic 3
YES on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(10 points on Social scale)
Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-family voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 4
NO on requiring schools to allow voluntary prayer: Opposes topic 4
NO on $75M for abstinence education: Strongly Opposes topic 4
YES on restricting violent videos to minors: Neutral topic 4
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
Let states make bulk Rx purchases, and other innovations: Opposes topic 5
Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record: Strongly Favors topic 5
YES on medical savings acounts: Favors topic 5
NO on Medicare means-testing: Favors topic 5
NO on limiting self-employment health deduction: Favors topic 5
YES on Unknown roll call for 1999-76: Favors topic 5
NO on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit: Favors topic 5
YES on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 6
NO on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes: Opposes topic 6
NO on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees: Opposes topic 6
NO on allowing personal retirement accounts: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Social scale)
Rated 91% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes: Strongly Opposes topic 7
NO on school vouchers in DC: Strongly Opposes topic 7
NO on education savings accounts: Opposes topic 7
NO on allowing more flexibility in federal school rules: Strongly Opposes topic 7
NO on Educational Savings Accounts: Opposes topic 7
YES on funding smaller classes instead of private tutors: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(10 points on Social scale)
Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing: Opposes topic 8
Require DNA testing for all federal executions: Strongly Opposes topic 8
NO on rejecting racial statistics in death penalty appeals: Opposes topic 8
NO on limiting death penalty appeals: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Rated 75% by CURE, indicating pro-rehabilitation crime votes: Strongly Opposes topic 9
NO on mandatory prison terms for crimes involving firearms: Strongly Opposes topic 9
NO on more penalties for gun & drug violations: Opposes topic 9
YES on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Social scale)
NO on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks: Strongly Opposes topic 10
NO on loosening license & background checks at gun shows: Opposes topic 10
YES on background checks at gun shows: Strongly Opposes topic 10
NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Rated 16% by NTU, indicating a "Big Spender" on tax votes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on Internet sales tax moratorium: Favors topic 11
NO on FY99 tax cuts: Strongly Opposes topic 11
NO on requiring super-majority for raising taxes: Opposes topic 11
NO on $792B tax cuts: Opposes topic 11
NO on eliminating the 'marriage penalty': Opposes topic 11
NO on prioritizing national debt reduction below tax cuts: Opposes topic 11
YES on reducing marriage penalty instead of cutting top tax rates: Opposes topic 11
NO on cutting taxes by $1.35 trillion over 11 years: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction: Opposes topic 11
NO on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(7 points on Economic scale)
NO on limit welfare for immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
YES on visas for skilled workers: Favors topic 12
NO on allowing more foreign workers into the U.S. for farm work: Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(2 points on Economic scale)
Rated 17% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 13
NO on Unknown roll call for 1997-292: Opposes topic 13
NO on expanding trade to the third world: Opposes topic 13
YES on removing common goods from national security export rules: Favors topic 13
NO on extending free trade to Andean nations: Strongly Opposes topic 13
NO on establishing a free trade agreement between US & Singapore: Opposes topic 13
NO on establishing a free trade agreement between the US and Chile: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(10 points on Social scale)
YES on killing a bill for trade sanctions if China sells weapons: Opposes topic 14
YES on permanent normal trade relations with China: Strongly Opposes topic 14
YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam: Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(2 points on Economic scale)
Rated 100% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 15
NO on 1996 Defense Appropriations: Opposes topic 15
YES on favoring 36 vetoed military projects: Strongly Favors topic 15
NO on allowing another round of military base closures: Favors topic 15
YES on military pay raise of 4.8%: Strongly Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(2 points on Economic scale)
NO on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty: Favors topic 16
NO on deploying missile defense as soon as possible: Favors topic 16
NO on cutting nuclear weapons below START levels: Favors topic 16
YES on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty: Favors topic 16
YES on deploying National Missile Defense ASAP: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(2 points on Economic scale)
Can get NATO into Iraq if we have a fresh start: Favors topic 17
Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine: Strongly Favors topic 17
NO on limiting NATO expansion to only Poland, Hungary & Czech: Favors topic 17
YES on $17.9 billion to IMF: Favors topic 17
NO on cap foreign aid at only $12.7 billion: Favors topic 17
YES on authorizing air strikes in Kosovo: Neutral topic 17
YES on allowing all necessary forces and other means in Kosovo: Neutral topic 17
YES on enlarging NATO to include Eastern Europe: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Keep climate change in EPA "State of the Environment" report: Favors topic 18
Rated 89% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes: Strongly Favors topic 18
Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
NO on do not require ethanol in gasoline: Favors topic 18
YES on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests: Favors topic 18
NO on defunding renewable and solar energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
YES on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards: Opposes topic 18
NO on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling: Favors topic 18
NO on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior: Favors topic 18
NO on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months: Strongly Favors topic 18
YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010: Strongly Favors topic 18
YES on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
NO on spending international development funds on drug control: Strongly Opposes topic 19
NO on more penalties for gun & drug violations: Opposes topic 19
NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses: Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(7 points on Social scale)
YES on welfare overhaul: Favors topic 20
NO on allowing state welfare waivers: Opposes topic 20
YES on eliminating block grants for food stamps: Opposes topic 20
NO on welfare block grants: Opposes topic 20

 
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[User Picture]From: ace00899
2005-05-01 04:49 am (UTC)
Yeah, that sounds about right...
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From: (Anonymous)
2005-05-02 03:15 am (UTC)
Opposes the dealth penalty but votes NO against those who harm unborn fetus' during a crime. See, this is why middle America will never understand the left. You protect the guilty and kill the innocent.
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[User Picture]From: rmac1721
2005-05-04 05:05 am (UTC)
why not try the person for 40 counts of murder because technically all those eggs inside could be counted as pontential fetuses?
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[User Picture]From: rmac1721
2005-05-04 05:08 am (UTC)
Protect The Guilty? Opposing the death penalty means someone has to spend their live inside of bars...think about that...think about having to spend a year in something like that...youd crack...death is an easy way out...and oh by the way...this is a community supporting boxer so:

a) please show us your candidate so we can compare

b) use a username

c) Dont tell people how to vote with their conscious, unless you are god...and last time I looked...god doesnt us LJ very much...

thank you come again.
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From: asaresquares
2005-05-15 08:32 pm (UTC)
<--- what he/she said.

Thank you so much for all this info! I love BB to death (my first choice for pres.) and it's lovely to know where she stands on things. And YES, her pro-choice record makes me HAPPY.
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From: pedanticliberal
2005-06-21 05:20 am (UTC)
Very helpful and informative...but could we perhaps do something about calling Sen. Boxer "anti-family" ??? That's not gonna play well in Kansas.


Boxer/Feingold '08!
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[User Picture]From: rmac1721
2005-06-23 06:04 pm (UTC)
Well the anti-family labeling is the view of that specific interest group, she is only anti-family in their eyes because they want things like abortion notifications and etc.
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