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Greg Abbott’s policies on domestic policy issues

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Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

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

  Greg Abbott votersNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Trump Impeachment

Do you support the impeachment of President Donald Trump?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Greg Abbott votersYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Muslim Surveillance

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods?

  Greg Abbott votersNo, 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?

  Greg Abbott votersYes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting


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Domestic Policy  ›  No-Fly List Gun Control

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

  Greg Abbott votersYes, but not until the no-fly list screening process is improved for accuracy and includes due process

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Greg Abbott votersNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress?

  Greg Abbott votersYes, and decrease their salary and retirement benefits

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?

  Greg Abbott votersNo, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Liability

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

  Greg Abbott votersNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

  Greg Abbott votersNo, social media companies are private and should not be regulated by the government

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the American flag?

  Party’s support baseYes

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)?

  Greg Abbott votersNo, this would allow them to remove competition, create artificial scarcity, and increase prices

Domestic Policy  ›  Patriot Act

Do you support the Patriot Act?

  Greg Abbott votersYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Greg Abbott votersYes, but only if releasing the information does not threaten our national security

Domestic Policy  ›  Supreme Court Reform

Should the Supreme Court be reformed to include more seats and term limits on judges?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Affirmative Action

Do you support affirmative action programs?

  Greg Abbott votersNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Eminent Domain

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

  Greg Abbott votersNo, and the government should never be allowed to seize private property

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Security

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security?

  Greg Abbott votersNo, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors

Domestic Policy  ›  Edward Snowden

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

  Greg Abbott votersNo, he should be returned to the U.S. to stand trial and face the consequences of his actions

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Air Force One

Should the military upgrade Air Force One?

  Party’s support baseYes