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Socialists policies on domestic policy issues

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Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

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

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Muslim Surveillance

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods?

  Public statementsNo, targeting Muslims is unconstitutional, racist, and incendiary

Domestic Policy  ›  Gerrymandering

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

  Public statementsYes, switch to a multi-member, proportionally selected redistricting system

Domestic Policy  ›  No-Fly List Gun Control

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

  Party’s support baseYes, but not until the no-fly list screening process is improved for accuracy and includes due process


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Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress?

  Public statementsYes

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?

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Liability

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the American flag?

  Public statementsNo, this is a violation of free speech

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

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

  Party’s support baseNo, the government should not determine what is fake or real news

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

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)?

  Public statementsNo, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet

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?

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Eminent Domain

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

  Public statementsYes, as long as landowners are fairly compensated and the projects will benefit the community

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Security

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security?

  Public statementsNo, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors

Domestic Policy  ›  Edward Snowden

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

  Public statementsYes

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?

  Party’s support baseNo