Libertarian Party on VoteMatch

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Abortion is a woman's right
Abortion: Abortion is a woman’s choice and does not concern the state
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
Civil Rights: Redress the wrongs of the U.S. towards the Indians
Crime: Hate crimes are used to punish blacks
Strongly Supports
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
Civil Rights: Repeal all laws against homosexuality
Strongly Opposes
Organized Prayer In Public Schools
Principles & Values: Church and state should be completely separate
Strongly Opposes
More Federal Funding for Health Coverage
Health Care: Government should not be in the health insurance business
Strongly Supports
Privatize Social Security
Social Security: Privatize Social Security
Parents Choose Schools via Vouchers
Education: Poor kids end up at worst schools in current system
School Choice: Support a market in education to provide more choices
School Choice: The state should stay out of education
School Choice: Treat private school funding the same as public schools
Death Penalty
Crime: Omnibus Crime Bill, including death penalty, has failed
Strongly Opposes
Mandatory "Three Strikes" Sentencing Laws
Crime: Three Strikes approach is illusory & dangerous
Crime: Encourage private efforts to fight crime
Crime: Strengthen, not reduce, the rights of the accused
Strongly Supports
Absolute right to gun ownership
Gun Control: Repeal all gun control laws and regulation of weapons
Strongly Supports
Make Income Tax Flatter & Lower
Principles & Values: No taxation or regulation of private property
Tax Reform: Repeal all income taxes, & the 16th Amendment
Strongly Supports
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
Immigration: Eliminate all restrictions on immigration
Strongly Supports
Support & Expand Free Trade
Budget & Economy: Reduce taxes, spending, and eliminate controls on trade
Free Trade: Abolish all trade barriers and agreements
Strongly Opposes
Link Human Rights to trade with China
China: Abolish all trade barriers and agreements
Strongly Opposes
More Spending on Armed Forces Personnel
Defense: Reduce defense spending by half; just defend the US
Reduce spending on Missile Defense ("Star Wars")
Defense: Build missile defense privately, with federal "reward"
Defense: Eliminate nuclear weapons & bring all U.S. troops home
Strongly Opposes
Continue Foreign Aid to Russia, Israel, & others
Foreign Policy: No U.S. intervention in the affairs of other countries
War & Peace: Eliminate intervention by US abroad
Spend Resources to Stop Global Warming
Environment: Gale Norton is `giant leap' for environmental sense
Environment: Government is the worst polluter
Environment: The parties responsible for pollution should be held liable
Strongly Opposes
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
Crime: Allow drugs, alcohol, prostitution, gambling, and suicide
Drugs: The war on drugs threatens individual liberties
Allow churches to provide welfare services
Labor & Farming: No welfare & no restrictions on work
Welfare & Poverty: Non-profits more effective than government at "safety net"

Other candidates' VoteMatch: Libertarian Party on the issues:
Secy.John Ashcroft
Pat Buchanan
President George W. Bush
Vice President Dick Cheney
Former Pres.Bill Clinton
Sen.Hillary Clinton (D,NY)
Secy.Elizabeth Dole
Steve Forbes
Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R,NYC)
Former V.P.Al Gore
Ambassador Alan Keyes
Sen.John McCain (R,AZ)
Ralph Nader
Ross Perot
Secy.Colin Powell
Gov.Jesse Ventura (I,MN)

Party Platforms:
Democratic Platform
Green Platform
Libertarian Platform
Republican Platform
Civil Rights
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
School Choice
Social Security
Tax Reform
War & Peace