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Jack Bergman on Abortion
Click here for 6 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Right to life includes the lives of those yet unborn. (Nov 2016)
  • Only allow abortion when maternal life at risk. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes public funding for abortion services. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports human life begins at conception. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports defunding Planned Parenthood federally & locally. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports pro-life legislation. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Budget & Economy
Click here for 3 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports constitutional amendment for balanced budget. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes federal spending to promote economic growth. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Civil Rights
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  • Supports defining marriage. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Corporations
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  • Supports First Amendment disagreement with same-sex marriage. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jack Bergman on Drugs
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  • Supports legalizing and regulating marijuana. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Education
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  • Government monopoly on education is a tragedy. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports vouchers to let parents choose public or private school. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes Common Core as a nationwide academic standard. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes states adopting federal education standards. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Energy & Oil
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  • Supports deregulating domestic oil drilling. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes government developing wind and solar energy. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes federally developing renewable energy. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jack Bergman on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jack Bergman on Foreign Policy
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Jack Bergman on Free Trade
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  • I support free and fair trade, not TPP. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Government Reform
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jack Bergman on Gun Control
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  • Right to bear arms is about being a free nation. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes restrictions on right to bear arms. (Nov 2016)
  • Strongly opposes restrictive gun laws. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes gun-control legislation. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Health Care
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  • Number one priority is to repeal ObamaCare. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports Congressionally repealing Affordable Care Act. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Homeland Security
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  • Give my all to implement V.A. reform. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports maintaining a numerically superior nuclear arsenal. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Immigration
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  • Immigration is a privilege, not a right. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports controlling border with necessary infrastructure. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports ban on resettlement of Syrian refugees. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports illegals returning to country of origin. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Jobs
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  • Opposes federal wage controls & healthcare role. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Principles & Values
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  • I believe the Bible is the true word of God. (Nov 2016)
  • Commitment to being the best made most exceptional nation. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports Judeo-Christian framework of morality. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports religious liberty and sees it at risk. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Social Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jack Bergman on Tax Reform
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  • Simplify and lower tax rates for everyone. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes increasing income tax rates. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes tax increases, even to balance the budget. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports lowering taxes to promote economic growth. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Technology
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Jack Bergman on War & Peace
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  • Only use troops when it is absolutely necessary. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes waiting; go after militant Islam abroad. (Nov 2016)
Jack Bergman on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Right to life includes the lives of those yet unborn: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Only allow abortion when maternal life at risk: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes public funding for abortion services: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports human life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports defunding Planned Parenthood federally & locally: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports pro-life legislation: 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)
Supports First Amendment disagreement with same-sex marriage: Opposes topic 3
Supports defining marriage: Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
I believe the Bible is the true word of God: Favors topic 4
Supports Judeo-Christian framework of morality: Strongly Favors topic 4
Supports religious liberty and sees it at risk: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Number one priority is to repeal ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing mandated health insurance: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports Congressionally repealing Affordable Care Act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing the 2010 affordable care act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Government monopoly on education is a tragedy: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports vouchers to let parents choose public or private school: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes Common Core as a nationwide academic standard: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes states adopting federal education standards: Strongly Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Right to bear arms is about being a free nation: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly opposes restrictive gun laws: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes gun-control legislation: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Simplify and lower tax rates for everyone: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing income tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Opposes tax increases, even to balance the budget: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports lowering taxes to promote economic growth: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Immigration is a privilege, not a right: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports controlling border with necessary infrastructure: Opposes topic 12
Supports illegals returning to country of origin: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
I support free and fair trade, not TPP: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Commitment to being the best made most exceptional nation: Favors topic 14
Supports ban on resettlement of Syrian refugees: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Give my all to implement V.A. reform: Favors topic 15
Supports maintaining a numerically superior nuclear arsenal: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strongly opposes voting without photo id: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Only use troops when it is absolutely necessary: Favors topic 17
Strongly opposes Islamic Sharia as threat to the US: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Opposes waiting; go after militant Islam abroad: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports deregulating domestic oil drilling: Opposes topic 18
Opposes government developing wind and solar energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes federally developing renewable energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports legalizing and regulating marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Balanced budget amendment to the Constitution: Opposes topic 20
Supports constitutional amendment for balanced budget: Favors topic 20
Opposes federal spending to promote economic growth: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Jack Bergman is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative.
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