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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

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

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


Social  ›  Planned Parenthood Funding

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

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

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

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

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

Social  ›  Marital Rape

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

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

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

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

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  ›  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

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

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

Social  ›  Government Mandates

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Immigration  ›  Immigration Healthcare

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, if they pay taxes

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

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

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

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

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

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, if they were born here

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Social  ›  Confederate Flag

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes, it symbolizes rebellion not racism

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

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

AC>AC  Personal answerNo

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

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

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  ›  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

the Environment  ›  Paris Climate Agreement

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

AC>AC  Personal answerDecrease

Immigration  ›  In-State Tuition

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

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

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

Social  ›  Safe Spaces

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo

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

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

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

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

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

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

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

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

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  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

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

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

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  ›  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

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

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the American flag?

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

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

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

AC>AC  Personal answerRaise

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

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.S. remain in NATO?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

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

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

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel?

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

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

Healthcare  ›  Medicare Drug Prices

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

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

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

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

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

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

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo

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

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

the Environment  ›  Oil Drilling

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling?

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

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

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

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

Domestic Policy  ›  Affirmative Action

Do you support affirmative action programs?

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

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 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

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

AC>AC  Personal answerHelp

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorism

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights?

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Drones

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

AC>AC  Personal answerNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Security

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security?

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

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

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

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

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

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  ›  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

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

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

Science  ›  Space Exploration

Should the government fund space travel?

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

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

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

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  ›  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

Domestic Policy  ›  Edward Snowden

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

AC>AC  Personal answerYes

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  ›  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

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

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

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

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

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  ›  Jerusalem

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel?

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

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

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