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The quick guide to America’s 2014 Texas Attorney General candidates

Complete list of the 2014 Texas Attorney General candidate political stances

Sam Houston

Sam Houston’s political views

Social issues

Should bakeries be required to make wedding cakes for gay couples? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support NFL players “taking a knee” in protest of racial injustice and police brutality? stats discuss

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What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Pro-choice  Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

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Should transgender people be allowed to serve in the U.S. Military? stats discuss

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Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should a business be able to deny service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious beliefs? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No  Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes, but only for horrific crimes with undeniable evidence  Source

Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students? stats discuss

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Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

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Should Confederate monuments and memorials be removed from public grounds? stats discuss

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Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government support a separation of church and state by removing references to God on money, federal buildings, and national monuments? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No, as long as it does not reference a specific religion  Source

Should AntiFa be declared a domestic terrorist organization? stats discuss

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Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No  Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Immigration issues

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. build a wall along the southern border? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should illegal immigrants be offered in-state tuition rates at public colleges within their residing state? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

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Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes, and grant them citizenship  Source

Should local law enforcement be allowed to detain illegal immigrants for minor crimes and transfer them to federal immigration authorities? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No, only if they are convicted of a violent crime  Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes, but the government should provide free language learning courses  Source

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No, just enforce the current border policy  Source

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

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Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes, create a simple path to citizenship for immigrants with no criminal record  Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

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Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training  Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the NSA (National Security Agency) be allowed to collect basic metadata of citizen’s phone calls such as numbers, timestamps, and call durations? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption  Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Regardless, we should create more social programs to address poverty  Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

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Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes, for most but not all drugs  Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No  Source

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No 

Should the redrawing of Congressional districts be controlled by an independent, non-partisan commission? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No  Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military upgrade Air Force One? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Healthcare issues

Should people be required to work in order to receive Medicaid? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the federal government be allowed to negotiate drug prices for Medicare? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Electoral issues

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

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Should the electoral college be abolished? stats discuss

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Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No  Source

Should foreign lobbyists be allowed to raise money for elections? stats discuss

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Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

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Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

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Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

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Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

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Should there be a 5-year ban on White House and Congressional officials from becoming lobbyists after they leave the government? stats discuss

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Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

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Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes, I support the concept but not the current implementation  Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should the government provide assistance to protesters in Iran? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel? stats discuss

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Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes, and use the U.N. peacekeeping forces to protect our interests  Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes, we should accept 10,000 refugees  Source

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

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Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists? stats discuss

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Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: We should give equal support to Israel and Palestine.  Source

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

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Should our country remain in NATO? stats discuss

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Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

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Should the military fly drones over foreign countries to gain intelligence and kill suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes, but only with permission from the country in question  Source

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No, not until they attack us on U.S. soil  Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

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Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

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Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

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Do you support President Obama’s move to lift the trade and travel embargo on Cuba? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

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Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia? stats discuss

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Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

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Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad  Source

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

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Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria? stats discuss

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Should the government cancel production of the F-35 fighter? stats discuss

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Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

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Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

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Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

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Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

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Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

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Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member? stats discuss

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Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No  Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

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Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Help  Source

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

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Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

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Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

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Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes, and increase to the average U.S. tax rate (31.5%)  Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

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Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No  Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No  Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No, but decrease tax rates for senior citizens 

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should pension plans for federal, state, and local government workers be transitioned into privately managed accounts? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No  Source

Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No  Source

Should the U.S. withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: No  Source

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline? stats discuss

Sam Houston has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

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Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

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Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Sam Houston’s answer: Yes  Source

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

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Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

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National Security issues

Should France continue to assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries? stats discuss

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Should the President be able to authorize military force against Al-Qaeda without Congressional approval? stats discuss

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Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

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Criminal issues

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? stats discuss

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Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

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Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

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Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? stats discuss

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Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

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Ken Paxton

Ken Paxton’s political views

Social issues

Should bakeries be required to make wedding cakes for gay couples? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support NFL players “taking a knee” in protest of racial injustice and police brutality? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Pro-life  Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should transgender people be allowed to serve in the U.S. Military? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should a business be able to deny service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious beliefs? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should Confederate monuments and memorials be removed from public grounds? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government support a separation of church and state by removing references to God on money, federal buildings, and national monuments? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should AntiFa be declared a domestic terrorist organization? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Immigration issues

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. build a wall along the southern border? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should illegal immigrants be offered in-state tuition rates at public colleges within their residing state? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should local law enforcement be allowed to detain illegal immigrants for minor crimes and transfer them to federal immigration authorities? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No, and the government should pass a national “stand your ground” law  Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the NSA (National Security Agency) be allowed to collect basic metadata of citizen’s phone calls such as numbers, timestamps, and call durations? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes 

Should the redrawing of Congressional districts be controlled by an independent, non-partisan commission? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No, he should be returned to the U.S. to stand trial and face the consequences of his actions  Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

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Should the military upgrade Air Force One? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Healthcare issues

Should people be required to work in order to receive Medicaid? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the federal government be allowed to negotiate drug prices for Medicare? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Electoral issues

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the electoral college be abolished? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should foreign lobbyists be allowed to raise money for elections? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be a 5-year ban on White House and Congressional officials from becoming lobbyists after they leave the government? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should the government provide assistance to protesters in Iran? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No, we should eliminate any opportunity for terrorists to enter the country  Source

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should our country remain in NATO? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military fly drones over foreign countries to gain intelligence and kill suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support President Obama’s move to lift the trade and travel embargo on Cuba? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes, surveillance of all foreign countries is essential to tracking potential terrorist threats  Source

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government cancel production of the F-35 fighter? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Hurt  Source

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No, increasing the capital gains tax will limit investment in our economy  Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No, end all government subsidies and let the free market run its course  Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes, but dramatically reduce government spending instead of raising taxes  Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should pension plans for federal, state, and local government workers be transitioned into privately managed accounts? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No  Source

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No, wind power is an inferior alternative to oil, coal, and nuclear power  Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the U.S. withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Ken Paxton’s answer: No, not until we drastically decrease our federal deficit  Source

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

National Security issues

Should France continue to assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the President be able to authorize military force against Al-Qaeda without Congressional approval? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Criminal issues

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Ken Paxton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Jamie Balagia

Jamie Balagia’s political views

Social issues

Should bakeries be required to make wedding cakes for gay couples? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support NFL players “taking a knee” in protest of racial injustice and police brutality? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Pro-choice, I don’t agree but the government has no right to ban it  Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should transgender people be allowed to serve in the U.S. Military? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Take the government out of marriage and instead make it a religious decision  Source

Should a business be able to deny service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious beliefs? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, any business should be able to deny service for any reason  Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, the government should not decide what services a private business can provide  Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, but only for horrific crimes with undeniable evidence  Source

Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should Confederate monuments and memorials be removed from public grounds? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government support a separation of church and state by removing references to God on money, federal buildings, and national monuments? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, as long as it does not reference a specific religion  Source

Should AntiFa be declared a domestic terrorist organization? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes  Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Immigration issues

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. build a wall along the southern border? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should illegal immigrants be offered in-state tuition rates at public colleges within their residing state? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, as long as they pay taxes  Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, if they were born here  Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, and the government should never subsidize healthcare  Source

Should local law enforcement be allowed to detain illegal immigrants for minor crimes and transfer them to federal immigration authorities? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, only if they are convicted of a violent crime  Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, but remove multilingual translations from government documents and services  Source

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, and allow border states to manage their own security policy  Source

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, but allow them to stay  Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, and the government should pass a national “stand your ground” law  Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the NSA (National Security Agency) be allowed to collect basic metadata of citizen’s phone calls such as numbers, timestamps, and call durations? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity  Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption  Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, and minority groups should not receive any favorable treatment  Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time  Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, and pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant  Source

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, this would allow them to remove competition, create artificial scarcity, and increase prices  Source

Should the redrawing of Congressional districts be controlled by an independent, non-partisan commission? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting  Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, people are now living longer than when the program was created  Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, investigate the CIA and NSA directors instead  Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military upgrade Air Force One? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Healthcare issues

Should people be required to work in order to receive Medicaid? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, government should not be involved in healthcare  Source

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, and legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing it  Source

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, and each state should decide their own level of coverage  Source

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the federal government be allowed to negotiate drug prices for Medicare? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Electoral issues

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the electoral college be abolished? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No  Source

Should foreign lobbyists be allowed to raise money for elections? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be a 5-year ban on White House and Congressional officials from becoming lobbyists after they leave the government? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No  Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level  Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should the government provide assistance to protesters in Iran? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No  Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, cut all support and aid  Source

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, give them a fair trial and shut down Guantanamo Bay  Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should our country remain in NATO? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military fly drones over foreign countries to gain intelligence and kill suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, the military has no right to do so without a Congressional declaration of war  Source

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, not until they attack us on U.S. soil  Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support President Obama’s move to lift the trade and travel embargo on Cuba? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, and abolish the NSA  Source

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government cancel production of the F-35 fighter? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, this will only cause prices to increase in a never ending cycle  Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutional  Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Hurt, I support some private unions but am strongly against public unions  Source

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, increasing the capital gains tax will limit investment in our economy  Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No  Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, end all government subsidies and let the free market run its course  Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, but dramatically reduce government spending instead of raising taxes  Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should pension plans for federal, state, and local government workers be transitioned into privately managed accounts? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, but only for future workers  Source

Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No  Source

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No, and the government should never support unproven technologies  Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes, and deregulate the energy sector to let the free market determine the best energy sources  Source

Should the U.S. withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia’s answer: No  Source

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

National Security issues

Should France continue to assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the President be able to authorize military force against Al-Qaeda without Congressional approval? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Criminal issues

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Jamie Balagia has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? stats discuss

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Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

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Jamar Osborne

Jamar Osborne’s political views

Social issues

Should bakeries be required to make wedding cakes for gay couples? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support NFL players “taking a knee” in protest of racial injustice and police brutality? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Pro-choice, and providing birth control, sex education, and more social services will help reduce the number of abortions  Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should transgender people be allowed to serve in the U.S. Military? stats discuss

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Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes  Source

Should a business be able to deny service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious beliefs? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No  Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes  Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, too many people are innocently convicted  Source

Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should Confederate monuments and memorials be removed from public grounds? stats discuss

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Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government support a separation of church and state by removing references to God on money, federal buildings, and national monuments? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, it creates a bias against religions that do not believe in God  Source

Should AntiFa be declared a domestic terrorist organization? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No  Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes  Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Immigration issues

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. build a wall along the southern border? stats discuss

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Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

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Should illegal immigrants be offered in-state tuition rates at public colleges within their residing state? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, and they should also be eligible for financial assistance and scholarships  Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, if they were born here  Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, and grant them citizenship  Source

Should local law enforcement be allowed to detain illegal immigrants for minor crimes and transfer them to federal immigration authorities? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, only if they are convicted of a violent crime  Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, we should embrace the diversity that immigrants add to our country  Source

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, and we should implement an open border policy  Source

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, and ban all guns from public use  Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the NSA (National Security Agency) be allowed to collect basic metadata of citizen’s phone calls such as numbers, timestamps, and call durations? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity  Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, officials gain valuable experience and become more effective representatives over time  Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Regardless, we should create more social programs to address poverty  Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time  Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, and pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant  Source

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet  Source

Should the redrawing of Congressional districts be controlled by an independent, non-partisan commission? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting  Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors  Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military upgrade Air Force One? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Healthcare issues

Should people be required to work in order to receive Medicaid? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, but a mandatory single payer system would be even better  Source

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, and immediately release anyone serving time solely for drug offenses  Source

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, but I prefer switching to a single payer healthcare system  Source

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the federal government be allowed to negotiate drug prices for Medicare? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Electoral issues

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the electoral college be abolished? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No  Source

Should foreign lobbyists be allowed to raise money for elections? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be a 5-year ban on White House and Congressional officials from becoming lobbyists after they leave the government? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes  Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, teach to each student's potential instead of uniform testing  Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should the government provide assistance to protesters in Iran? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, and use the U.N. peacekeeping forces to protect our interests  Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, we should accept 10,000 refugees  Source

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, cut all support and aid  Source

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, give them a fair trial and shut down Guantanamo Bay  Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should our country remain in NATO? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military fly drones over foreign countries to gain intelligence and kill suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, the military has no right to do so without a Congressional declaration of war  Source

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No  Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support President Obama’s move to lift the trade and travel embargo on Cuba? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad  Source

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government cancel production of the F-35 fighter? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, and make it a living wage  Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, reduce military spending instead  Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Help  Source

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

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Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No  Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations  Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, property taxes are the most reliable and consistent form of state revenue  Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should pension plans for federal, state, and local government workers be transitioned into privately managed accounts? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, privately managed accounts will jeopardize the financial security of senior citizens  Source

Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production  Source

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: Yes, wind power is the best alternative to coal and natural gas  Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No, end all offshore oil drilling  Source

Should the U.S. withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne’s answer: No  Source

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

National Security issues

Should France continue to assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the President be able to authorize military force against Al-Qaeda without Congressional approval? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Criminal issues

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Jamar Osborne has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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