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Jon Ossoff on Social Security

 

 


Strengthen and protect Social Security benefits

I will oppose any efforts to cut Social Security. I will oppose the efforts to attack the funding mechanism for Social Security. America decided almost a century ago that we would not allow our seniors to be destitute or homeless. These are earned benefits that Americans have paid into over their entire lives, and I will oppose efforts to cut these vital Social Security benefits that so many of our seniors depend upon. I'll work to strengthen and protect those benefits.
Source: AARP Voter Guide on 2020 Georgia Senate race , Oct 8, 2020

A civilized nation cannot abandon its elders to destitution

Our country decided long ago that America's seniors will not be neglected or forgotten. A civilized, prosperous nation cannot abandon its elders to destitution or homelessness, or allow them to go without health care.

Medicare and Social Security are vital programs that reflect our values and our commitment to honor and support seniors. Seniors paid for these benefits throughout their lives. Many still count on these critical programs. We should honor all seniors as if they are our own family.

Source: 2017 Georgia House campaign website, ElectJon.com , Apr 21, 2017

Pro-entitlement, according to PVS survey.

Ossoff supports the PVS survey question on entitlement spending

Project Vote Smart inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Budget: Do you support expanding federal funding to support entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare?' PVS self-description: "The Political Courage Test provides voters with positions on key issues. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: PVS Survey 20PVS-6 on Sep 9, 2020

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