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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Harry S. Truman votersPro-choice, and providing birth control, sex education, and more social services will help reduce the number of abortions

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training

the Environment  ›  Climate Change

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each position

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, as long as they pass the same background checks as straight couples


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Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies

Social  ›  Planned Parenthood Funding

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, their services reach far beyond abortions and can save many lives through cancer screening, prenatal services, and adoption referrals

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo

Social  ›  Marital Rape

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gun Buyback

Should the federal government institute a mandatory buyback of assault weapons?

  Party’s support baseYes

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, they are essential to protecting other children who are too young to be vaccinated

Immigration  ›  Border Wall

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, this would be too costly and ineffective

Social  ›  Government Mandates

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, except for religious organizations and charities that oppose the use of contraception

Social  ›  Gender Identity

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, and the government should do more to protect minorities from discrimination

Healthcare  ›  Pre-Existing Conditions

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, 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?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, all customers deserve to be treated equally

Crime  ›  Police Body Cameras

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, this will protect the safety and rights of police officers and citizens

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, and we should socialize medicine and healthcare

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Children

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

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Taxes

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, 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?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, and we should increase the amount of immigrants we currently allow into the country

Domestic Policy  ›  Muslim Surveillance

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, targeting Muslims is unconstitutional, racist, and incendiary

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, and adjust it every year according to inflation

Education  ›  Student Loans

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, and increase government funding so every student receives a free college education

Education  ›  Free College for All

Should the federal government pay for tuition at four-year colleges and universities?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, but provide more scholarship opportunities for low-income students

Domestic Policy  ›  Gerrymandering

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but provide treatment for those testing positive

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, if they were born here

Domestic Policy  ›  No-Fly List Gun Control

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but not until the no-fly list screening process is improved for accuracy and includes due process

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

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

  Harry S. Truman votersKeep current rates but eliminate deductions and loop holes

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

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?

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, and legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing it

Foreign Policy  ›  Iran

Should the U.S. go to war with Iran?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, the U.S. should encourage Iran to disarm through diplomatic channels

Immigration  ›  Immigration Healthcare

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, if they pay taxes

Immigration  ›  In-State Tuition

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, as long as they pay taxes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, only if they have entered the country illegally

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, and use the U.N. peacekeeping forces to protect our interests

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, this system guarantees healthcare for everyone

Elections  ›  Foreign Lobbying

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, foreign interests should not be able to buy the influence of our politicians

Immigration  ›  Illegal Immigrant Detainment

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, too many non-violent immigrants are being deported

Healthcare  ›  Obamacare

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, I support a majority of the plan but not all aspects

Elections  ›  Electoral College

Should the electoral college be abolished?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, but reform so that votes are distributed proportionally instead of the current winner take all system

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, we should embrace the diversity that immigrants add to our country

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, politicians should not be bought by wealthy donors

the Environment  ›  Paris Climate Agreement

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo

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?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, but increase tax incentives for companies that make biodegradable products

Elections  ›  Voter Fraud

Should a photo ID be required to vote?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, and automatically register every citizen to vote when they turn 18

Foreign Policy  ›  Torture

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, torture is inhumane, unethical, and violates the 8th amendment

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?

  Party’s support baseYes, but it should only cover very basic and simple topics

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Laborers

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, create a simple path to citizenship for immigrants with no criminal record

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but I prefer switching to a single payer healthcare system

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel Boycott

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, this is a violation of free speech

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Liability

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, manufacturers and dealers should only be held liable for negligence

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?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.S. remain in NATO?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, and we should not try to influence any other country’s elections or policy

Immigration  ›  Border Security

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, make it easier for immigrants to access temporary work visas

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel?

  Harry S. Truman votersWe should give equal support to Israel and Palestine.

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, only legal citizens should be allowed to vote

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources instead

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Alternative Energy

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, the government should support more sustainable energy technologies

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the American flag?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, this is a violation of free speech

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, board members should be the most qualified regardless of gender

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, and require a public audit each year they are in office

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, the government should not determine what is fake or real news

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?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, if the merged corporation would have more than 50% of the market share

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, this will encourage people not to work and harm economic growth

Social  ›  Confederate Flag

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, it is a symbol of racism, separatism and treason

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

  Harry S. Truman votersMore, reform the system so that it supplements, rather than replaces, a working income

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?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, we must use every diplomatic option first

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Party’s support baseNo, and voters should be required to pass a basic test demonstrating their understanding of politics in order to vote

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)?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but only after extensive background checks and continuous monitoring to ensure they have no terrorist connections

Domestic Policy  ›  Patriot Act

Do you support the Patriot Act?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, and pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit

Social  ›  Safe Spaces

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, college is meant to challenge students thoughts and opinions so they are prepared for real life

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

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

  Harry S. Truman votersIncrease, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, reduce military spending instead

Elections  ›  Lobbyists

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, and ban all forms of lobbying

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choice

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid Work Requirement

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Harry S. Truman votersHelp, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited

Healthcare  ›  Medicare Drug Prices

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes

the Environment  ›  Oil Drilling

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

National Security  ›  Military Congressional Approval

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, Congress should approve all military conflicts

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

  Harry S. Truman votersDecrease

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should the US increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Party’s support baseIncrease

Foreign Policy  ›  Yemen

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorism

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, they are not U.S. citizens and do not have constitutional rights

Crime  ›  Mandatory minimum prison sentences

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo

Crime  ›  Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, it is severely psychologically damaging to young undeveloped minds

Domestic Policy  ›  Supreme Court Reform

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

  Party’s support baseYes

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?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but do not waste money removing existing references

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but only if releasing the information does not threaten our national security

Foreign Policy  ›  ISIS Ground Troops

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, conduct targeted airstrikes instead

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, drug abuse should be treated as a health issue, not a criminal issue

Domestic Policy  ›  Affirmative Action

Do you support affirmative action programs?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, we should respect all cultural traditions

the Economy  ›  Free Tax Filing

Should the IRS create a free electronic tax filing system?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes

Education  ›  Common Core

Do you support Common Core national standards?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, I support a national base standard but allow states and local districts to customize their implementation

Foreign Policy  ›  Drones

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but only with permission from the country in question

Healthcare  ›  VA Privatization

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

  Harry S. Truman votersLess, we should increase funding to improve the current system instead

the Economy  ›  Capital Gains Tax

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, increasing the capital gains tax will limit investment in our economy

Domestic Policy  ›  Eminent Domain

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, as long as landowners are fairly compensated and the projects will benefit the community

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, temporarily while we increase investment into cleaner renewable alternatives

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation

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?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, and the government should do more to protect workers’ rights

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but not for cosmetics

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, I do not believe in the death penalty

the Environment  ›  Dakota Access Pipeline

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Security

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, as long as it was not a felony, violent, financial, or sexual crime

Science  ›  GMO Labels

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, consumers have a right to know what is in their food

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should the US assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but only if there is undeniable evidence they are planning to attack our country

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Estate Tax

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, 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)?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, NAFTA helps lower the prices of consumer products

Foreign Policy  ›  Cuba

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes

Foreign Policy  ›  War on ISIS

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, we should not legitimize ISIS as a sovereign entity

Foreign Policy  ›  Afghanistan

Should the United States pull all military troops out of Afghanistan?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo

Social  ›  Gay Wedding Cakes

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Science  ›  Space Exploration

Should the government fund space travel?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, and drastically increase NASA’s current budget

Education  ›  Universal Pre-K

Should the federal government fund Universal preschool?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but they must perform community service on a daily basis

the Economy  ›  China Tariffs

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, but drastically increase taxes and import tariffs on outsourcing businesses

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, a global free trade system is better for our businesses and consumers

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, we should pursue diplomatic options instead

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, and refusing to defend other NATO countries sets a dangerous precedent for the balance of global power

Foreign Policy  ›  Iranian Protesters

Should the government provide assistance to protesters in Iran?

  Party’s support baseNo, I support the protesters but do not want to start an international war

the Economy  ›  Federal Reserve

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, we deserve to know who the bank gives money to

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but only if the spending goes towards environmentally friendly solutions

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo

the Economy  ›  Pension Reform

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, privately managed accounts will jeopardize the financial security of senior citizens

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize farmers?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations

the Economy  ›  Property Taxes

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Edward Snowden

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, he should be protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act

Foreign Policy  ›  NSA Surveillance

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, this will incentivize companies to move jobs out of the country

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

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

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, as long as offshore income is reported

Foreign Policy  ›  Russian Airstrikes in Syria

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, all airstrikes should be conducted through UN coordination

Foreign Policy  ›  Jerusalem

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but only for low-income pensioners

Foreign Policy  ›  India Arms

Should the U.S. sell military weapons to India in order to counter Chinese and Russian influence?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, and we should increase diplomatic efforts to resolve conflicts peacefully

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

  Harry S. Truman votersYes, but not at the expense of funding public schools

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Online Sales Tax

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, the federal government does not have the authority to impose state and local taxes

Education  ›  School Truancy

Should the government decriminalize school truancy?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  F-35

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

  Harry S. Truman votersNo

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?

  Party’s support baseYes, as long as the local environment is not compromised

Foreign Policy  ›  Hong Kong Fugitive Extradition

Should the Chinese government be able to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Greenland

Should the United States acquire Greenland?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Air Force One

Should the military upgrade Air Force One?

  Harry S. Truman votersNo, not until the cost ($4B) is dramatically reduced

Social  ›  Sports Betting

Should sports betting be legal?

  Party’s support baseYes, but let each state decide