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Karen Testerman on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Right to life is a fundamental principle: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No taxpayer dollars to terminate human life in the womb: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Federal government should not establish quotas: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Against banning of discredited gay conversion therapy: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Marriage is between one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Vocal opponent of same-sex civil unions: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
We've got to put God back in our country again: Strongly Favors topic 4
Our inalienable rights come from our Creator: Strongly Favors topic 4
BSA changing sexual orientation policy leads to atheism: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Vaccine mandate unconstitutional; violates Geneva Convention: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare should not require purchasing specific items: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare is ideologically flawed & politically damaging: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare is unaffordable and unworkable: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Employee-controlled individual savings accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Let parents choose; monies should follow the student: Strongly Favors topic 7
Put parents back in charge, not Department of Education: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
State vaccine mandate was government overreach: Strongly Favors topic 8
Reasonable humane treatment of animals is proper: Favors topic 8
Declaring national monuments to benefit donors is an abuse: Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
The punishment should fit the crime: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Right of the people to keep and bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Second Amendment is about protection, not hunting: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Redistributing wealth does not produce a robust economy: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports flat tax & abolishing the IRS: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Illegal immigrants breaking the law should not be rewarded: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Illegal immigrants are stealing from our country: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Illegal immigrants over burden our public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Trade should be fair to all: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Slogan: Together We Can Make New Hampshire Great Again: Strongly Favors topic 14
Maintain US sovereignty from UN: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Our military should be prepared, ready and able: Strongly Favors topic 15
Rebuild our forces for adversaries like Chinese & Russians: Strongly Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Transparency at all levels for campaign funds: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Define a clear mission in Iran, and whether it is vital: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Federal Government should not pick winners or losers: Strongly Opposes topic 18
End the war on coal: keep electrical generating plants: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Carbon dioxide causes plants to thrive, not global warming: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Leave marijuana legalization to the states: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Not necessarily a revenue problem but a spending problem: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Not always government's responsibility to care for the poor: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Market-led recovery better than stimulus: Strongly Opposes topic 20
More government jobs threaten our economy & freedom: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Karen Testerman is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative
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Page last updated: Nov 11, 2021