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John Ratcliffe on Abortion
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  • Protect unborn life. (May 2014)
John Ratcliffe on Budget & Economy
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  • Stop out-of-control spending with balanced budget amendment. (May 2014)
John Ratcliffe on Civil Rights
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John Ratcliffe on Corporations
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  • Free enterprise creates jobs; reduce regulatory burden. (May 2014)
John Ratcliffe on Crime
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John Ratcliffe on Drugs
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John Ratcliffe on Education
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John Ratcliffe on Energy & Oil
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  • Stop overreach of EPA; approve the Keystone XL pipeline. (May 2014)
John Ratcliffe on Environment
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John Ratcliffe on Families & Children
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John Ratcliffe on Foreign Policy
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John Ratcliffe on Free Trade
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John Ratcliffe on Government Reform
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  • Constitutional amendment for term limits on Congress. (May 2014)
John Ratcliffe on Gun Control
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  • Defend the Constitution under the Second Amendment. (May 2014)
John Ratcliffe on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare has proven to be government at its worst. (May 2014)
John Ratcliffe on Homeland Security
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  • Hometown Heroes: honor soldiers returning from active duty. (May 2014)
John Ratcliffe on Immigration
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  • Lock down our borders and oppose amnesty. (May 2014)
John Ratcliffe on Jobs
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John Ratcliffe on Principles & Values
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John Ratcliffe on Social Security
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John Ratcliffe on Tax Reform
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  • Promises never to raise taxes. (May 2014)
John Ratcliffe on Technology
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John Ratcliffe on War & Peace
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  • No nuclear "treaty" with Iran. (May 2014)
John Ratcliffe on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Protect unborn life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare has proven to be government at its worst: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Defend the Constitution under the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Free enterprise creates jobs; reduce regulatory burden: Opposes topic 11
Promises never to raise taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Lock down our borders and oppose amnesty: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Hometown Heroes: honor soldiers returning from active duty: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-3 points on Social scale)
Constitutional amendment for term limits on Congress: Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-5 points on Social scale)
No nuclear "treaty" with Iran: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Stop overreach of EPA; approve the Keystone XL pipeline: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Stop out-of-control spending with balanced budget amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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