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Dan Quayle on VoteMatch



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Overturn Roe v. Wade; litmus test for appointments: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Keep courts out of state bans on partial-birth abortions: Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate gender discrimination in all federal programs: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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Oppose quotas but push for black support: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Traditional family values instead of support for gay rights: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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Religion is indispensable; against “all state, no church.”: Favors topic 4
Mentioning God in classrooms should not be illegal: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ensure health access for medically-uninsurable individuals: Strongly Favors topic 5
Provide catastrophic illness coverage through Medicare: Favors topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
30% privately invested won’t affect Social Security system: Strongly Favors topic 6
Tax-free “Freedom Accounts” replace IRAs.: Favors topic 6
Can place 30% of SSI taxes into “Freedom Accounts”: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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Experiment with charter schools and parental choice: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
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Supports marketable pollution credits for over-compliance: Opposes topic 8
Against restricting property use under ESA: Strongly Favors topic 8
Healthy economy best guarantees healthy ecology: Favors topic 8
Supports full compensation for regulatory takings: Strongly Favors topic 8
Local, not federal, solutions for suburban sprawl: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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One-Strike for gun crimes, including juveniles: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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2nd Amendment rights protect all other rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Self-control instead of gun control: Strongly Favors topic 10
Enforce existing gun laws before making new ones: Favors topic 10
Instant gun checks OK, but real issue is self-control: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Simplify income taxes, eliminate estate taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
30% across-the-board income tax and corporate tax cut: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Radical tax change eventually; cut taxes in interim: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Eliminate most tax preferences; preserve “core incentives”: Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Restrict bilingual education; maximum 3 years: Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Trade creates growth; isolation is retreat: Strongly Favors topic 13
Trade sanctions on USSR-occupied Afghanistan: Opposes topic 13
Fast-track agreements; but also protective tariffs: Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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Defund UN Office of Research and Information Collection: Strongly Favors topic 14
Role in the world: military strength and moral clarity: Opposes topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Neglect is leading to a “hollow military”: Strongly Favors topic 15
Spend more on advanced weapons R&D: Strongly Favors topic 15
Increase defense spending to meet global responsibilities: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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Develop public financing for Congressional races: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Treat Asia like we do Europe: Favors topic 17
Extend international order friendly to our security: Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Convert federal car fleet to alternative-fuel vehicles: Favors topic 18
Establish energy conservation standards for home appliances: Favors topic 18
More research before we act on global warming: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Reducing greenhouse emissions hurts economy too much: Strongly Opposes topic 18
CAFE standards cost lives by shrinking cars: Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
International strike force; and oppose legalization: Strongly Favors topic 19
Moral leaders can & must win War on Drugs: Favors topic 19
Feds have surrendered in the War on Drugs: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Proposed Balanced Budget Amendment: Opposes topic 20

Dan Quayle is a Populist-Leaning Conservative
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Page last updated: Feb 22, 2022