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Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Public statementsTake the government out of marriage and instead make it a religious decision

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Public statementsPro-life

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

  Justin Amash 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?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, the government should never determine what a private business should pay employees

Healthcare  ›  COVID Mask Mandate

Should the federal government require people to wear face masks in public during the COVID pandemic?

  Party’s support baseNo


Healthcare  ›  Stay At Home Order

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

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Trump Impeachment

Do you support the impeachment of President Donald Trump?

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

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

  Voting recordNo, and the government should pass a national “stand your ground” law

Social  ›  Marital Rape

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, and consentual sex with a spouse under the age of 18 should be classified as statutory rape

Crime  ›  Police Body Cameras

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, this will protect the safety and rights of police officers and citizens

Social  ›  Planned Parenthood Funding

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Insurrection Act

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Climate Change

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Pre-Existing Conditions

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, and the government should not be involved in health insurance

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?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, any business should be able to deny service for any reason

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and the government should never regulate prices of private businesses

Social  ›  Gun Buyback

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, this is a violation of the 2nd amendment

Domestic Policy  ›  COVID-19 School Closures

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

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

  Public statementsNo, 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?

  Justin Amash voterbaseJune 1st

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

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

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Taxes

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

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Muslim Surveillance

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, 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?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, switch to a multi-member, proportionally selected redistricting system

Social  ›  Gender Identity

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and repeal anti-discrimination laws for private companies

Social  ›  Government Mandates

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, the government should not decide what services a private business can provide

Social  ›  Racial Sensitivity Training

Should the federal government require racial sensitivity training for employees?

  Party’s support baseNo

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Public statementsNo, and eliminate all wage standards

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes

Education  ›  Student Loans

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

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?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, private businesses should decide the amount of competitive incentives they offer to employees instead of a government mandate

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship?

  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Iran

Should the U.S. go to war with Iran?

  Public statementsNo, the U.S. should encourage Iran to disarm through diplomatic channels

Healthcare  ›  Obamacare

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, government should not be involved in healthcare

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Public statementsYes

Education  ›  Free College for All

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, but after they have finished serving their sentence

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

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

  Public statementsYes, but scale back our current involvement

Domestic Policy  ›  No-Fly List Gun Control

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

  Public statementsNo, it is unconstitutional to deny someone’s rights without due process

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, and decrease their salary and retirement benefits

Elections  ›  Foreign Lobbying

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, foreign interests should not be able to buy the influence of our politicians

Immigration  ›  Border Wall

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

  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, athletes should compete based on the biological sex that is listed on their birth certificate

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Public statementsYes

Immigration  ›  Illegal Immigrant Detainment

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Healthcare

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and the government should never subsidize healthcare

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 baseNo

Social  ›  Confederate Flag

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, each state should have the right to display any flag they choose

Elections  ›  Electoral College

Should the electoral college be abolished?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, the electoral college ensures representation of the whole country instead of just major cities

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by the first amendment?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Voter Fraud

Should a photo ID be required to vote?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, this will prevent voter fraud

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, this is a violation of free speech

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?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and abolish the NSA

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Laborers

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty?

  Public statementsYes, create a simple path to citizenship for immigrants with no criminal record

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and we should ban the use of sanctuary cities

the Environment  ›  Alaska Wildlife Refuge

Should drilling be allowed in the Alaska Wildlife Refuge?

  Party’s support baseNo, not until we have depleted all other oil reserves

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and we should not try to influence any other country’s elections or policy

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, the government should not be involved in healthcare

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Public statementsNo, we should embrace the diversity that immigrants add to our country

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Party’s support baseNo, 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?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, the government should never require the diversity of private businesses

the Environment  ›  Alternative Energy

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

  Public statementsNo, end all tax credits and subsidies to the energy industry

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel Boycott

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, this is a violation of free speech

Immigration  ›  Border Security

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

  Public statementsNo, make it easier for immigrants to access temporary work visas

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, only legal citizens should be allowed to vote

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.S. remain in NATO?

  Party’s support baseYes, but NATO should focus more on counter-terrorism strategies

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, social media companies are private and should not be regulated by the government

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)?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes

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?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and the government should not interfere with the free market

the Environment  ›  Oil Drilling

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, and deregulate the energy sector to let the free market determine the best energy sources

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseLower

Domestic Policy  ›  Patriot Act

Do you support the Patriot Act?

  Public statementsNo, and pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant

Social  ›  Safe Spaces

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, 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?

  Public statementsIncrease, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choice

Immigration  ›  In-State Tuition

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid Work Requirement

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, the vast majority of people who receive Medicaid are disabled

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutional

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel?

  Public statementsNo, we should be less involved

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?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, but it should only cover very basic and simple topics

Foreign Policy  ›  Torture

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

  Public statementsNo, torture is inhumane, unethical, and violates the 8th amendment

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the American flag?

  Public statementsNo

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, it should be raised

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, we should respect all cultural traditions

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Medicare Drug Prices

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, the government should not interfere with the free market

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, I would respect them more if they did but they shouldn’t be required to

Elections  ›  Lobbyists

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, and make it a lifetime ban

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Liability

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, manufacturers and dealers should only be held liable for negligence

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Justin Amash 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?

  Justin Amash voterbaseMore, reform the system so that it supplements, rather than replaces, a working income

Foreign Policy  ›  Soleimani

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

  Public statementsNo, the strike was illegal since it was not approved by The U.S. Congress

Foreign Policy  ›  Yemen

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, we should stay out of conflicts that are not an immediate threat to our security

Domestic Policy  ›  Supreme Court Reform

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and the Supreme Court should not be politicized

Crime  ›  Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, it is severely psychologically damaging to young undeveloped minds

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?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, we must use every diplomatic option first

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

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?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, as long as it does not reference a specific religion

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Justin Amash voterbaseHurt, I support some private unions but am strongly against public unions

National Security  ›  Military Congressional Approval

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

  Voting recordNo, Congress should approve all military conflicts

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?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Free Tax Filing

Should the IRS create a free electronic tax filing system?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, but I would prefer to eliminate income taxes and abolish the IRS

Domestic Policy  ›  Affirmative Action

Do you support affirmative action programs?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

Education  ›  Common Core

Do you support Common Core national standards?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

  Public statementsDecrease

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?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Dakota Access Pipeline

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, recession is a natural cycle that purges excess

the Environment  ›  Paris Climate Agreement

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Capital Gains Tax

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and abolish capital gains taxes

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should the US increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Justin Amash voterbaseDecrease, and we should not give foreign aid to any countries

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?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and the government is currently over-regulating private businesses

Domestic Policy  ›  Eminent Domain

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and the government should never be allowed to seize private property

Foreign Policy  ›  ISIS Ground Troops

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

  Public statementsNo, we should stay out of this conflict

Foreign Policy  ›  Drones

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

  Public statementsNo, the military has no right to do so without a Congressional declaration of war

Foreign Policy  ›  Afghanistan

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

  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  VA Privatization

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseMore, veterans should be able to see any doctor of their choice

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Security

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, but I would prefer to privatize it instead

Crime  ›  Mandatory minimum prison sentences

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

  Public statementsNo

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, unless they have committed a crime

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, as long as they have finished serving their sentence

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, I do not believe in the death penalty

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorism

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights?

  Public statementsYes, just like U.S. citizens, terrorists should be given a fair trial in federal courts

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, but only after extensive background checks and continuous monitoring to ensure they have no terrorist connections

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should the US assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

  Public statementsNo, they should be captured and given a fair trial

the Economy  ›  Estate Tax

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, and we should eliminate it

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

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

  Public statementsNo, trade between the member countries has become too imbalanced

Science  ›  GMO Labels

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

  Voting recordNo

the Economy  ›  China Tariffs

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

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, the government should not interfere with the free market

Education  ›  Universal Pre-K

Should the federal government fund Universal preschool?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

Science  ›  Space Exploration

Should the government fund space travel?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, the government should leave human space travel to private companies

Foreign Policy  ›  War on ISIS

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

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Federal Reserve

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress?

  Public statementsYes, we deserve to know who the bank gives money to

Foreign Policy  ›  Cuba

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

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  College Sports and COVID

Should college sports be played in the fall of 2020?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine

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

  Public statementsNo, we should stay out of conflicts that do not directly threaten us

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and we should withdraw from NATO

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize farmers?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, end all government subsidies and let the free market run its course

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  NSA Surveillance

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and abolish the NSA

Domestic Policy  ›  Edward Snowden

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, he should be protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, and our entire education system should be privatized

the Economy  ›  Pension Reform

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, pension spending is out of control and must be reduced

the Economy  ›  Property Taxes

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, but dramatically reduce government spending instead of raising taxes

Foreign Policy  ›  Russian Airstrikes in Syria

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, we should not get involved

Foreign Policy  ›  India Arms

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and we should not sell military weapons to any foreign country

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, not until we decrease our national debt

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Jerusalem

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes, foreign governments should recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Foreign Policy  ›  Hong Kong Fugitive Extradition

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  State Ownership

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, the government should never own shares of private companies

Education  ›  School Truancy

Should the government decriminalize school truancy?

  Justin Amash voterbaseYes

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and we should privatize more public transportation services

the Economy  ›  Online Sales Tax

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

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, the federal government does not have the authority to impose state and local taxes

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  F-35

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

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Greenland

Should the United States acquire Greenland?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, and the U.S. should drastically reduce its global footprint

Domestic Policy  ›  Air Force One

Should the military upgrade Air Force One?

  Justin Amash voterbaseNo, not until the cost ($4B) is dramatically reduced