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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Public statementsPro-choice

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, as long as they pass the same background checks as straight couples

the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each position

Healthcare  ›  Stay At Home Order

Should the government enforce a “stay-at-home” order to combat the coronavirus?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes


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Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training

Domestic Policy  ›  Trump Impeachment

Do you support the impeachment of President Donald Trump?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, Trump committed a crime when he threatened to withhold aid from Ukraine

Social  ›  Marital Rape

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and consentual sex with a spouse under the age of 18 should be classified as statutory rape

Social  ›  Planned Parenthood Funding

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, their services reach far beyond abortions and can save many lives through cancer screening, prenatal services, and adoption referrals

Domestic Policy  ›  Insurrection Act

Should the President of the United States have the power to deploy military troops in order to stop protests?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, the Posse Comitatus Act of 1878, prohibits the military from conducting law-enforcement

Crime  ›  Police Body Cameras

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, this will protect the safety and rights of police officers and citizens

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Climate Change

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

Social  ›  Gun Buyback

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, it should be voluntary with strong financial incentives instead

Healthcare  ›  Pre-Existing Conditions

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, 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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, all customers deserve to be treated equally

Domestic Policy  ›  COVID-19 School Closures

Should the state government order schools to provide online only classes in order to combat coronavirus?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and we should socialize medicine and healthcare

the Economy  ›  Taxes

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, our mental healthcare system needs more funding to provide a higher quality of care and services

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Children

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, and we should increase the amount of immigrants we currently allow into the country

Healthcare  ›  Stay-At-Home Order

When should your state end the “Stay at Home” order and reopen its economy?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseUntil a vaccine is approved by the FDA

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, they are essential to protecting other children who are too young to be vaccinated

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and adjust it every year according to inflation

Domestic Policy  ›  Muslim Surveillance

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, this decision should be based on crime rates instead of race or religion

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, hire professionally trained security guards instead

Domestic Policy  ›  Gerrymandering

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, 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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, 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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, except for religious organizations and charities that oppose the use of contraception

Social  ›  Gender Identity

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, 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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, this would be too costly and ineffective

Education  ›  Free College for All

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes

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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, the lack of paid sick leave is unfair to working men and women

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

Immigration  ›  Immigration Healthcare

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, if they pay taxes

Foreign Policy  ›  Iran

Should the U.S. go to war with Iran?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, the U.S. should encourage Iran to disarm through diplomatic channels

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, if they were born here

Healthcare  ›  Obamacare

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, but a mandatory single payer system would be even better

Elections  ›  Electoral College

Should the electoral college be abolished?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and switch to a ranked voting system

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time

Domestic Policy  ›  No-Fly List Gun Control

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, but not until the no-fly list screening process is improved for accuracy and includes due process

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, as long as it is safe for them to return to their country

Elections  ›  Voter Fraud

Should a photo ID be required to vote?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, and automatically register every citizen to vote when they turn 18

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and use the U.N. peacekeeping forces to protect our interests

Elections  ›  Foreign Lobbying

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, foreign interests should not be able to buy the influence of our politicians

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, but I prefer switching to a single payer healthcare system

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing it

Immigration  ›  Illegal Immigrant Detainment

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, only if they are convicted of a violent crime

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, but only if their hormone levels are equivalent to those in the gender category in which they compete

Elections  ›  Mail In Ballot

Should the US have a mail-in ballot process for whole states in local, state, and federal elections?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Confederate Flag

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, it should be put in a museum where it was originally flown

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, politicians should not be bought by wealthy donors

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources instead

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, but allow people to use private insurance

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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Laborers

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, create a simple path to citizenship for immigrants with no criminal record

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, and we should not try to influence any other country’s elections or policy

Immigration  ›  In-State Tuition

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, as long as they pay taxes

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, we should embrace the diversity that immigrants add to our country

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, 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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, 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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, manufacturers and dealers should only be held liable for negligence

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel Boycott

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, this is a violation of free speech

Immigration  ›  Border Security

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, make it easier for immigrants to access temporary work visas

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseDecrease

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, the government should not determine what is fake or real news

the Environment  ›  Oil Drilling

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.S. remain in NATO?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, but NATO should focus more on counter-terrorism strategies

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo

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)?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet

the Environment  ›  Alaska Wildlife Refuge

Should drilling be allowed in the Alaska Wildlife Refuge?

  Party’s support baseNo

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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and the government should break up existing mega corporations

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseKeep current rates but eliminate deductions and loop holes

Domestic Policy  ›  Patriot Act

Do you support the Patriot Act?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, 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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseIncrease, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

  Party’s support baseYes

National Security  ›  Military Congressional Approval

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, Congress should approve all military conflicts

Foreign Policy  ›  Torture

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, torture is inhumane, unethical, and violates the 8th amendment

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseWe should give equal support to Israel and Palestine.

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choice

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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, but it should only cover very basic and simple topics

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, reduce military spending instead

Social  ›  Safe Spaces

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, college is meant to challenge students thoughts and opinions so they are prepared for real life

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid Work Requirement

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, the vast majority of people who receive Medicaid are disabled

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the American flag?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, this is a violation of free speech

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, and political campaigns should be publicly funded

Foreign Policy  ›  Soleimani

Do you support the killing of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, this could unnecessarily start another war in the Middle East

Healthcare  ›  Medicare Drug Prices

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and require a public audit each year they are in office

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, and voters should be required to pass a basic test demonstrating their understanding of politics in order to vote

Elections  ›  Lobbyists

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and make it a lifetime ban

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, we should respect all cultural traditions

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, but only if releasing the information does not threaten our national security

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

  Party’s support baseFewer

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseHelp, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited

Foreign Policy  ›  Yemen

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, 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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, we must use every diplomatic option first

Crime  ›  Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, it is severely psychologically damaging to young undeveloped minds

the Environment  ›  Paris Climate Agreement

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation

Crime  ›  Mandatory minimum prison sentences

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Supreme Court Reform

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Affirmative Action

Do you support affirmative action programs?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and drastically increase the current amount of programs

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?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Free Tax Filing

Should the IRS create a free electronic tax filing system?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes

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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, but do not waste money removing existing references

Education  ›  Common Core

Do you support Common Core national standards?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, teach to each student's potential instead of uniform testing

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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, drug abuse should be treated as a health issue, not a criminal issue

the Environment  ›  Dakota Access Pipeline

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and the government should never be allowed to acquire land by eminent domain

the Economy  ›  Capital Gains Tax

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and increase to the average U.S. tax rate (31.5%)

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, but not for cosmetics

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should the US increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Party’s support baseIncrease

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, the government should intervene to boost a recovery

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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and the government should do more to protect workers’ rights

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorism

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, give them a fair trial and shut down Guantanamo Bay

Domestic Policy  ›  Eminent Domain

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, as long as landowners are fairly compensated and the projects will benefit the community

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should the US assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

  Party influenceYes

Foreign Policy  ›  ISIS Ground Troops

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, conduct targeted airstrikes instead

Foreign Policy  ›  Drones

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

  Party influenceYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Afghanistan

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  VA Privatization

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseLess, we should increase funding to improve the current system instead

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Security

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, unless they have committed an act of terrorism

Education  ›  Universal Pre-K

Should the federal government fund Universal preschool?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, as long as it was not a felony, violent, financial, or sexual crime

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, I do not believe in the death penalty

Science  ›  GMO Labels

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, consumers have a right to know what is in their food

the Economy  ›  Estate Tax

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, and increase it at a progressive rate

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, but they must perform community service on a daily basis

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, NAFTA helps lower the prices of consumer products

the Economy  ›  China Tariffs

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, temporarily while we increase investment into cleaner renewable alternatives

Science  ›  Space Exploration

Should the government fund space travel?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and drastically increase NASA’s current budget

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  War on ISIS

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, we should not legitimize ISIS as a sovereign entity

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, but drastically increase taxes and import tariffs on outsourcing businesses

Foreign Policy  ›  Cuba

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Federal Reserve

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, we deserve to know who the bank gives money to

Domestic Policy  ›  College Sports and COVID

Should college sports be played in the fall of 2020?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, a global free trade system is better for our businesses and consumers

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, and refusing to defend other NATO countries sets a dangerous precedent for the balance of global power

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, we should pursue diplomatic options instead

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize farmers?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, 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?

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  NSA Surveillance

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad

Domestic Policy  ›  Edward Snowden

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, he should be protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act

the Economy  ›  Property Taxes

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, but decrease tax rates for senior citizens

the Economy  ›  Pension Reform

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, privately managed accounts will jeopardize the financial security of senior citizens

Foreign Policy  ›  Russian Airstrikes in Syria

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, all airstrikes should be conducted through UN coordination

Foreign Policy  ›  India Arms

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, and we should increase diplomatic efforts to resolve conflicts peacefully

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, for government workers but not for politicians

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes, but only if the spending goes towards environmentally friendly solutions

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Jerusalem

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Hong Kong Fugitive Extradition

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

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  State Ownership

Should the government acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, the government should never own shares of private companies

Education  ›  School Truancy

Should the government decriminalize school truancy?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Online Sales Tax

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

  Party influenceYes

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

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, classify it as a commodity

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?

  John F. Kerry voterbaseNo, not until the cost ($4B) is dramatically reduced