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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

AC>AC  Personal answerPro-choice, but ban after the first three months

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each position

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, only for criminals and the mentally ill


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Social  ›  Marital Rape

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Social  ›  Planned Parenthood Funding

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Crime  ›  Police Body Cameras

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, this will protect the safety and rights of police officers and citizens

the Environment  ›  Climate Change

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

Healthcare  ›  Pre-Existing Conditions

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, it is immoral to deny health insurance to people with pre-existing conditions

Social  ›  Religious Freedom Act

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, but only for small businesses

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and we should socialize medicine and healthcare

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the U.S. raise taxes on the rich?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Children

Should adults that are illegally attempting to cross the U.S. border be separated from their children?

AC>AC  Aaron Coleman voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, our mental healthcare system needs more funding to provide a higher quality of care and services

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the United States?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, and we should increase the amount of immigrants we currently allow into the country

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, but we should ban immigrants from “high risk” countries

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and make it a living wage

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, but with exceptions for those whose religious beliefs forbid use of vaccines

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

AC>AC  Aaron Coleman voterbaseNo, hire professionally trained security guards instead

Domestic Policy  ›  Muslim Surveillance

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, this decision should be based on crime rates instead of race or religion

Domestic Policy  ›  Gerrymandering

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting

Education  ›  Student Loans

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and increase government funding so every student receives a free college education

Social  ›  Government Mandates

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Social  ›  Gender Identity

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and the government should do more to protect minorities from discrimination

Immigration  ›  Border Wall

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, and we should adopt an open border policy

the Economy  ›  Paid Sick Leave

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, but only for maternity leave

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

Immigration  ›  Immigration Healthcare

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, if they pay taxes

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, if they were born here

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Healthcare  ›  Obamacare

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, but a mandatory single payer system would be even better

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, only if they have entered the country illegally

Domestic Policy  ›  No-Fly List Gun Control

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, it is unconstitutional to deny someone’s rights without due process

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and use the U.N. peacekeeping forces to protect our interests

Elections  ›  Electoral College

Should the electoral college be abolished?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, the electoral college ensures representation of the whole country instead of just major cities

Elections  ›  Foreign Lobbying

Should foreign lobbyists be allowed to raise money for American elections?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, foreign interests should not be able to buy the influence of our politicians

Elections  ›  Voter Fraud

Should a photo ID be required to vote?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, and automatically register every citizen to vote when they turn 18

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, term limits for the House but not the Senate

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and immediately release anyone serving time solely for drug offenses

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, but I prefer switching to a single payer healthcare system

Immigration  ›  Illegal Immigrant Detainment

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, too many non-violent immigrants are being deported

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, anyone who pays taxes should have the right to vote

Social  ›  Confederate Flag

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, it symbolizes rebellion not racism

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources instead

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and ban all political donations and publicly fund elections

Domestic Policy  ›  NSA Domestic Surveillance

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Laborers

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, create a simple path to citizenship for immigrants with no criminal record

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, this system guarantees healthcare for everyone

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, but the government should provide free language learning courses

Immigration  ›  In-State Tuition

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, as long as they pay taxes

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, board members should be the most qualified regardless of gender

the Environment  ›  Alternative Energy

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, the government should support more sustainable energy technologies

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Liability

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, manufacturers and dealers should only be held liable for negligence

Immigration  ›  Border Security

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and allow border states to manage their own security policy

the Environment  ›  Oil Drilling

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, this is a waste of time and money

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.S. remain in NATO?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Net Neutrality

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)?

AC>AC  Aaron Coleman voterbaseNo, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should the U.S. raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

AC>AC  Personal answerRaise

the Economy  ›  Corporate Mega Mergers

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and the government should break up existing mega corporations

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

AC>AC  Personal answerDecrease

Domestic Policy  ›  Patriot Act

Do you support the Patriot Act?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, and pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

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

AC>AC  Personal answerIncrease, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost

Foreign Policy  ›  Torture

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, torture is inhumane, unethical, and violates the 8th amendment

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, increase taxes on the wealthy instead

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and with more aid and support

Social  ›  Safe Spaces

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, but it should only cover very basic and simple topics

National Security  ›  Military Congressional Approval

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, Congress should approve all military conflicts

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, everyone should receive an income to cover basic necessities including food and housing

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the American flag?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, this is a violation of free speech

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, and political campaigns should be publicly funded

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, any citizen that pays taxes should be allowed to vote

Healthcare  ›  Medicare Drug Prices

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, tax returns have nothing to do with their ability to perform their duties

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, we should respect all cultural traditions

Elections  ›  Lobbyists

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and ban all forms of lobbying

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, but only if the information was legally obtained

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

AC>AC  Personal answerFewer, current benefits do not provide enough support

Foreign Policy  ›  Yemen

Should the U.S. provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, we should stay out of conflicts that are not an immediate threat to our security

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

AC>AC  Personal answerHelp

Foreign Policy  ›  North Korea Military Strikes

Should the U.S. conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, we should let China address this issue

Crime  ›  Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and we should create more social programs to help prevent and rehabilitate criminals

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation

the Environment  ›  Paris Climate Agreement

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo

Social  ›  First Amendment

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Affirmative Action

Do you support affirmative action programs?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, and minority groups should not receive any favorable treatment

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, increase consumer incentives to recycle these products instead

Education  ›  Common Core

Do you support Common Core national standards?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, national standards will help improve our national average and better prepare students for college

Crime  ›  Mandatory minimum prison sentences

Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession?

AC>AC  Aaron Coleman voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Dakota Access Pipeline

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline?

AC>AC  Aaron Coleman voterbaseNo, but reroute the pipeline away from Native American land

the Economy  ›  Capital Gains Tax

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and increase to the average U.S. tax rate (31.5%)

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should the US increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

AC>AC  Personal answerI am satisfied with the current amount of spending

the Economy  ›  Overtime Pay

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and the government should do more to protect workers’ rights

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, we should accept 10,000 refugees

Domestic Policy  ›  Eminent Domain

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, and the government should never be allowed to seize private property

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorism

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Foreign Policy  ›  ISIS Ground Troops

Should the U.S. send ground troops into Syria to fight ISIS?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, we should stay out of this conflict

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should the US assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, they should be captured and given a fair trial

Foreign Policy  ›  Drones

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo

Healthcare  ›  VA Privatization

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

AC>AC  Personal answerMore, veterans should be able to see any doctor of their choice

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Security

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

Should immigrants to the United States be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

AC>AC  Aaron Coleman voterbaseNo

Science  ›  GMO Labels

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, consumers have a right to know what is in their food

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

the Economy  ›  Estate Tax

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, and increase it at a progressive rate

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, NAFTA helps lower the prices of consumer products

the Economy  ›  China Tariffs

Should the U.S. increase tariffs on imported products from China?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, China should be punished for artificially manipulating their currency

Science  ›  Space Exploration

Should the government fund space travel?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and drastically increase NASA’s current budget

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the President offer tax breaks to individual companies to keep jobs in the U.S.?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, but drastically increase taxes and import tariffs on outsourcing businesses

Foreign Policy  ›  War on ISIS

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, we should stay out of Middle Eastern conflicts

the Economy  ›  Federal Reserve

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, we deserve to know who the bank gives money to

Foreign Policy  ›  Cuba

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, we should stay out of conflicts that do not directly threaten us

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.S. defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and refusing to defend other NATO countries sets a dangerous precedent for the balance of global power

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize farmers?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should U.S. citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, as long as offshore income is reported

Foreign Policy  ›  NSA Surveillance

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad

Domestic Policy  ›  Edward Snowden

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

the Economy  ›  Pension Reform

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, privately managed accounts will jeopardize the financial security of senior citizens

the Economy  ›  Property Taxes

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

AC>AC  Personal answeryes but only for the rich

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, but only for low-income pensioners

Foreign Policy  ›  Russian Airstrikes in Syria

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, we should not get involved

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and provide more free public transportation

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, there are too many hidden provisions in this specific agreement

Foreign Policy  ›  Jerusalem

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, and foreign governments should move their embassies there

the Economy  ›  Online Sales Tax

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo

Foreign Policy  ›  F-35

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, it provides too high of risk for criminal activity

Domestic Policy  ›  Air Force One

Should the military upgrade Air Force One?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo, the current fleet is sufficient