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Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum’s political stances on social issues

Rick Santorum was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Santorum served as the U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania from 1995 to 2007 and represented Pennsylvania’s 18th district from 1991 to 1995. Santorum is an alumnus of Penn State University and the University of Pittsburg School of Law.

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Rick Santorum’s answer: Pro-life, and I also oppose abortion for victims of rape and incest Source

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

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Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Rick Santorum’s answer: No, and the government should not give funds to any organizations that perform abortions Source

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

Rick Santorum’s answer: No, marriage should be defined as between a man and woman Source

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

Rick Santorum’s answer: No Source

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

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

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

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

Rick Santorum’s answer: No, the government should support abstinence programs instead Source

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

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

Rick Santorum’s answer: No Source

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

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

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Should AntiFa be declared a domestic terrorist organization? stats discuss

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

Rick Santorum’s answer: No Source

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

Rick Santorum’s answer: No, religion is an important aspect of our country’s history Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Rick Santorum’s answer: Yes Source

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

Rick Santorum’s answer: No Source

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

Rick Santorum’s answer: No Source

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

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

Rick Santorum’s answer: Yes Source

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

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Should sports betting be legal? stats discuss

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