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Amy McGrath on Abortion
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  • 100% pro-choice; it is a woman's right to choose. (Oct 2017)
  • CC:Publicly fund abortions. (Jul 2018)
  • Pro-life, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Amy McGrath on Budget & Economy
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  • PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus. (Aug 2018)
Amy McGrath on Civil Rights
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  • Agrees with Supreme Court upholding same sex marriage. (Oct 2017)
Amy McGrath on Corporations
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  • PVS:Lower corporate taxes don't promote economic growth. (Aug 2018)
Amy McGrath on Crime
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Amy McGrath on Drugs
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  • Medical marijuana can help PTSD and addiction. (Jul 2018)
Amy McGrath on Education
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Amy McGrath on Energy & Oil
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  • Invest in renewable energy. (Jul 2018)
  • Climate change is a fact we can no longer deny. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Aug 2018)
Amy McGrath on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Amy McGrath on Families & Children
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Amy McGrath on Foreign Policy
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  • America's role in the world is that of a unique leader. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Don't use military to prevent nuclear proliferation. (Aug 2018)
Amy McGrath on Free Trade
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  • No reason for tariffs against NATO allies. (Jun 2018)
Amy McGrath on Government Reform
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  • Decisions like Citizens United hurt America. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Regulate campaign donations from corporations. (Aug 2018)
Amy McGrath on Gun Control
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Amy McGrath on Health Care
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Amy McGrath on Homeland Security
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Amy McGrath on Immigration
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Amy McGrath on Jobs
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Amy McGrath on Principles & Values
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Amy McGrath on Social Security
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  • Expand Social Security to include teachers. (Jul 2018)
Amy McGrath on Tax Reform
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  • Don't pay for tax cuts for wealthy by undermining healthcare. (Jun 2018)
  • CC:Reverse federal income tax cuts. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Increase taxes to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Amy McGrath on Technology
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  • CC:No additional spending on securing the grid. (Jul 2018)
Amy McGrath on War & Peace
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  • PVS:No U.S. military intervention in the Mideast. (Aug 2018)
Amy McGrath on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
100% pro-choice; it is a woman's right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 1
CC:Publicly fund abortions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Pro-life, according to PVS survey: 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)
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Agrees with Supreme Court upholding same sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare has taken the US a step in the right direction: Strongly Favors topic 5
Keep healthcare mandate, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Expand Social Security to include teachers: Strongly Opposes topic 6
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:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(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 Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Gun regulation is a necessity: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 10
Support gun-control, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Don't pay for tax cuts for wealthy by undermining healthcare: Strongly Favors topic 11
CC:Reverse federal income tax cuts: Favors topic 11
PVS:Increase taxes to balance budget: Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Opposes border wall, according to CC survey: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No reason for tariffs against NATO allies: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
America's role in the world is that of a unique leader: Strongly Favors topic 14
PVS:Don't use military to prevent nuclear proliferation: Opposes topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
CC:No additional spending on securing the grid: Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
PVS:Regulate campaign donations from corporations: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
PVS:No U.S. military intervention in the Mideast: Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Invest in renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Climate change is a fact we can no longer deny: Favors topic 18
PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Regulate greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Medical marijuana can help PTSD and addiction: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus: Strongly Favors topic 20

Amy McGrath is a Moderate Liberal.
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