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Patrick Morrisey on Abortion
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  • Overturn Roe v Wade; stop the pro-abortion agenda. (Oct 2018)
  • Overturn Roe v. Wade. (Oct 2017)
  • CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:Parental notification for abortions by minors. (Jul 2018)
Patrick Morrisey on Budget & Economy
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  • Supports Balanced Budget Amendment to protect taxpayers. (Feb 2018)
  • CC:Balanced Budget Consitutional Amendment. (Jul 2018)
Patrick Morrisey on Civil Rights
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  • Disappointed with gay marriage legalization. (Jun 2015)
Patrick Morrisey on Corporations
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Patrick Morrisey on Crime
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  • More funding, more equipment, more hiring for state police. (Feb 2018)
  • $1M more for state police drug testing in criminal cases. (Oct 2017)
  • Tougher sentences for drug kingpins. (Oct 2017)
Patrick Morrisey on Drugs
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  • Fight opioid epidemic with criminal prosecutions & education. (Feb 2018)
  • Opioids: we're losing a generation of people to despair. (Jun 2016)
Patrick Morrisey on Education
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  • Endorsed by Home School Legal Defense Association. (Oct 2017)
Patrick Morrisey on Energy & Oil
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  • Led states suing to overturn Obama Clean Power Plan. (Oct 2018)
  • Fought against clean power rules. (Jan 2018)
Patrick Morrisey on Environment
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  • EPA exceeds its authority on Clean Water & Cross-State Air. (Feb 2018)
  • Led coalition against "Clean Power Plan". (Oct 2017)
Patrick Morrisey on Families & Children
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  • Disappointed with legalization of gay marriage. (Oct 2018)
Patrick Morrisey on Foreign Policy
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  • America must assert its interests. (Oct 2017)
  • CC:Keep alliance with Israel. (Jul 2018)
Patrick Morrisey on Free Trade
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  • Supports tariffs on China to gain negotiating leverage. (Oct 2018)
Patrick Morrisey on Government Reform
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  • CC:Appoint strict Constitutionalist judges. (Jul 2018)
Patrick Morrisey on Gun Control
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  • Keep Washington liberal gun grabbers off our guns. (Oct 2018)
  • Fights the "gun grabbers". (Oct 2017)
  • Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Patrick Morrisey on Health Care
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  • Sued to end coverage of preexisting conditions. (Oct 2018)
  • Was lobbyist for pharmaceutical distributors; wife still is. (Jun 2016)
  • Repeal ObamaCare; oppose individual mandate. (Nov 2012)
  • Repeal healthcare mandate, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Patrick Morrisey on Homeland Security
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  • Strong national defense preserves American freedom. (Feb 2018)
Patrick Morrisey on Immigration
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  • Lax immigration laws pose a security risk to our homeland. (Oct 2018)
  • Aggressive efforts against illegal immigration. (Oct 2017)
  • Supports border infrastructure, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Patrick Morrisey on Jobs
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Patrick Morrisey on Principles & Values
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  • Prohibit government from violating our God-given rights. (Nov 2016)
Patrick Morrisey on Social Security
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  • Reforms to keep Social Security & Medicare solvent. (Oct 2018)
  • Keep solemn promise made to our seniors. (Feb 2018)
Patrick Morrisey on Tax Reform
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  • Trump tax cuts mean West Virginians receive bonuses & raises. (Oct 2018)
  • Favors a flat tax. (Oct 2017)
  • CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:Elimination the Death Tax. (Jul 2018)
Patrick Morrisey on Technology
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  • Supports infrastructure investment. (Oct 2018)
  • Improving infrastructure a must. (Oct 2017)
  • CC:Secure the grid against terrorism. (Jul 2018)
Patrick Morrisey on War & Peace
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  • Withdraw from Iranian nuclear treaty. (Oct 2018)
Patrick Morrisey 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)
Overturn Roe v Wade; stop the pro-abortion agenda: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Overturn Roe v. Wade: Strongly Opposes topic 1
CC:Appoint strict Constitutionalist judges: Opposes topic 1
CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood: Opposes topic 1
CC:Parental notification for abortions by minors: 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)
Disappointed with legalization of gay marriage: Favors topic 3
Disappointed with gay marriage legalization: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Prohibit government from violating our God-given rights: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Sued to end coverage of preexisting conditions: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Was lobbyist for pharmaceutical distributors; wife still is: Favors topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare; oppose individual mandate: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal healthcare mandate, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Reforms to keep Social Security & Medicare solvent: Favors topic 6
Keep solemn promise made to our seniors: Opposes topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Endorsed by Home School Legal Defense Association: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
EPA exceeds its authority on Clean Water & Cross-State Air: Strongly Favors topic 8
Led coalition against "Clean Power Plan": Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
More funding, more equipment, more hiring for state police: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Keep Washington liberal gun grabbers off our guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Fights the "gun grabbers": Strongly Favors topic 10
Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Trump tax cuts mean West Virginians receive bonuses & raises: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Favors a flat tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 11
CC:Elimination the Death Tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Lax immigration laws pose a security risk to our homeland: Opposes topic 12
Aggressive efforts against illegal immigration: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports border infrastructure, according to CC survey: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports tariffs on China to gain negotiating leverage: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
America must assert its interests: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strong national defense preserves American freedom: Strongly Favors topic 15
CC:Secure the grid against terrorism: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Withdraw from Iranian nuclear treaty: Opposes topic 17
CC:Keep alliance with Israel: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Led states suing to overturn Obama Clean Power Plan: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Fought against clean power rules: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Fight opioid epidemic with criminal prosecutions & education: Strongly Favors topic 19
$1M more for state police drug testing in criminal cases: Strongly Favors topic 19
Tougher sentences for drug kingpins: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opioids: we're losing a generation of people to despair: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports infrastructure investment: Strongly Favors topic 20
Supports Balanced Budget Amendment to protect taxpayers: Strongly Opposes topic 20
CC:Balanced Budget Consitutional Amendment: Opposes topic 20

Patrick Morrisey is a Hard-Core Conservative.
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