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Buddy Carter on Abortion
Click here for 6 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • I believe in the dignity of human life, including unborn. (Sep 2014)
  • Human life begins at conception. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes abortion rights, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes abortion rights, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
Buddy Carter on Budget & Economy
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  • Congress needs the backbone to end the sea of debt. (Sep 2014)
  • Balance budget like Americans do at home. (Sep 2014)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2017)
  • Opposes stimulus spending, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes stimulus spending, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
Buddy Carter on Civil Rights
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  • Government shouldn't redefine marriage. (Sep 2014)
  • Religious objections to GLBT services same as 1960s racism. (May 2016)
  • Respect faith-based opposition to same-sex marriage. (Jul 2015)
Buddy Carter on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Buddy Carter on Crime
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  • Death penalty for killing police officers. (Jan 2016)
Buddy Carter on Drugs
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  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Buddy Carter on Education
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  • A-PLUS lets states escape No Child Left Behind. (Jul 2015)
  • Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools. (Oct 2015)
Buddy Carter on Energy & Oil
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  • No subsidies for wind and solar. (Sep 2014)
  • Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
Buddy Carter on Environment
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  • Supports dredging project for the Savannah harbor. (Sep 2014)
  • Voted YES to require GMO labeling. (Jun 2016)
Buddy Carter on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Buddy Carter on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Buddy Carter on Free Trade
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Buddy Carter on Government Reform
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  • Photo ID for voting. (Sep 2014)
Buddy Carter on Gun Control
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  • Opposes more gun restrictions. (Sep 2014)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2017)
  • Opposes restricting guns, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes restricting guns, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
Buddy Carter on Health Care
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  • Market-driven solutions to our health care system. (Sep 2014)
  • Affordable Care Act: unaffordable & not better care. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports repealing Obamacare, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports repealing Obamacare, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
Buddy Carter on Homeland Security
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  • Stand up for our military bases. (Sep 2014)
  • No NSA surveillance of law-abiding Americans. (Sep 2014)
  • Primary federal role is strong military. (Sep 2014)
Buddy Carter on Immigration
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  • Oppose amnesty or anything that resembles amnesty. (Sep 2014)
  • Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports deportation of illlegals, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports deportation of illlegals, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Voted YES to ban DREAMer immigrants from military service. (Jun 2016)
  • Analyze terrorism and criminal threats on southwest border. (Feb 2016)
Buddy Carter on Jobs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Buddy Carter on Principles & Values
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  • Judeo-Christian values established our government framework. (Sep 2014)
  • Endorsed Young Gun "On the Radar" in national GOP "Drive to245". (Oct 2014)
  • Member of the Republican Study Committee. (Jan 2016)
Buddy Carter on Social Security
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  • Opposes personal retirement accounts, rated by Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
Buddy Carter on Tax Reform
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  • Major tax relief plans: Flat Tax or a FairTax. (Sep 2014)
  • Replace income tax & estate tax with 23% sales tax. (Jan 2017)
  • Opposes tax increases, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes tax increases, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Replace income tax and IRS with FairTax. (Jan 2017)
  • Death Tax is a pernicious double tax. (Apr 2015)
Buddy Carter on Technology
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Buddy Carter on War & Peace
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  • Keep Israel safe from violent rogue nations. (Sep 2014)
Buddy Carter 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)
I believe in the dignity of human life, including unborn: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Human life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes abortion rights, according to Faith2Action: Opposes topic 1
Opposes abortion rights, according to PVS rating: Opposes topic 1
No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal 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)
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
Government shouldn't redefine marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Rated Religious objections to GLBT services same as 1960s racism: Strongly Favors topic 3
Respect faith-based opposition to same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Judeo-Christian values established our government framework: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Market-driven solutions to our health care system: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Affordable Care Act: unaffordable & not better care: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Obamacare, according to Faith2Action: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Obamacare, according to PVS rating: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes personal retirement accounts, rated by Faith2Action: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts, according to PVS rating: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
A-PLUS lets states escape No Child Left Behind: Favors topic 7
Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
Supports dredging project for the Savannah harbor: Favors topic 8
Voted YES to require GMO labeling: Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Death penalty for killing police officers: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes more gun restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 10
National cross-state standard for concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting guns, according to Faith2Action: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting guns, according to PVS rating: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Major tax relief plans: Flat Tax or a FairTax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Replace income tax & estate tax with 23% sales tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes tax increases, according to Faith2Action: Opposes topic 11
Opposes tax increases, according to PVS rating: Opposes topic 11
Replace income tax and IRS with FairTax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Death Tax is a pernicious double tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Oppose amnesty or anything that resembles amnesty: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports deportation of illlegals, according to Faith2Action: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports deportation of illlegals, according to PVS rating: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Voted YES to ban DREAMer immigrants from military service: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Analyze terrorism and criminal threats on southwest border: 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:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Stand up for our military bases: Strongly Favors topic 15
Primary federal role is strong military: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Photo ID for voting: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Keep Israel safe from violent rogue nations: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No subsidies for wind and solar: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Congress needs the backbone to end the sea of debt: Opposes topic 20
Balance budget like Americans do at home: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Opposes stimulus spending, according to Faith2Action: Opposes topic 20
Opposes stimulus spending, according to PVS rating: Opposes topic 20

Buddy Carter is a Populist-Leaning Conservative.
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