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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
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Supports state level ban at six weeks when brainwaves begin: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Abortion is murder, should be regulated at the state level: Strongly Opposes topic 1
I believe that abortion is a form of murder: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
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Get rid of affirmative action; it is a national cancer: Strongly Opposes topic 2
End affirmative action & Department of Education: Strongly Opposes topic 2
End affirmative action, end unlawful DEI indoctrination: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Support transgender and LGBTQ+ rights
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Makes no sense that biological sex is completely fluid: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Identifying as transgender can be a sign of mental illness: Opposes topic 3
Gender dysphoria is suffering; we're creating more of it: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
America was founded on Christian values
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Judeo-Christian values cornerstone of American identity: Strongly Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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Gut the FDA and its corrupt regulations: Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Let seniors work; invest Trust Fund in diversified portfolio: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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An advocate of school choice and government vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Businesses have a right to pollute
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End civil service protection, federal employee unions: Strongly Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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Pardon defendants of politicized prosecutions such as Trump: Strongly Opposes topic 9
I will shut down the Dept. of Education and the FBI: Neutral on topic 9
Shut down the FBI and replace it with something new: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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The Second Amendment is our last line of defense: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Signed Taxpayer Protection Pledge: veto any tax increases: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Military force to secure the border; then universally deport: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Ban American companies from doing business with China: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Ban U.S. business expansion in China, stop CCP cheating: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Stay away from the UN & Globalism
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Shift focus from NATO to PATO, for Pacific/Asian security: Opposes topic 14
I am an 'America first' conservative; won't apologize for it: Strongly Favors topic 14
We should embrace our national identity and be proud of it: Strongly Favors topic 14
Deliver national unity with our shared American identity: Strongly Favors topic 14
To put America first, we need to rediscover what America is: Strongly Favors topic 14
For my part, I stand for the America first agenda: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Peace through Strength
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We are way behind; need modern Monroe Doctrine: Strongly Favors topic 15
We need to increase our naval capacity by at least 20%: Strongly Favors topic 15
Ukraine not a priority; use military to protect our borders: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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Raise voting age to 25 for the majority of U.S. voters: Strongly Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of foreign wars
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Defend Taiwan by giving the Taiwanese people guns: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Opposing Russia in Ukraine is not a top priority for us: Strongly Favors topic 17
Russia/China alliance is the top threat America faces: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Ukraine is no paragon of democracy; it's not good-vs-evil: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Climate religion: it's about power, control, punishment: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Drill, frack & burn coal: abandon the climate cult: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Increase supply of everything: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
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Legalize marijuana, plus psychedelics for PTSD vets : Strongly Opposes topic 19
To stop fentanyl, build wall at northern border as well: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Unleash the animal inside the heart of the American economy: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Unleash the Beast and grow our way out of problems: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Vivek Ramaswamy is a Hard-Core Conservative
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Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL)
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Gov. Nikki Haley (R-SC)
Rep. Will Hurd (R-FL;withdrew)
Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R-AR)
Perry Johnson (R-IL)
Mayor Steve Laffey (R-RI)
Former V.P.Mike Pence (R-IN;withdrew)
Vivek Ramaswamy (R-OH)
Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC)
Secy. Corey Stapleton (R-MT)
Mayor Francis Suarez (R-FL;withdrew)
Former Pres.Donald Trump (R-NY)

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Pres. Joe Biden (D-DE)
V.P.Kamala Harris (D-CA)
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (I-NY)
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Rep.Dean Phillips (D-MN)
Cornel West (Green Party)
Kanye West (Birthday Party)
Marianne Williamson (D-CA)

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Health Care
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