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Gordon Howie on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Man does not have the right to destroy innocent life. (Sep 2014)
  • Life is a child's right; this led me into politics. (Sep 2014)
  • Leader for life both in and out of the political arena. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Howie on Budget & Economy
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  • Economic survival depends on fiscal responsibility. (Sep 2014)
  • Market should be primary vehicle for economic recovery. (Sep 2014)
  • Say No to $17 trillion national debt. (Jun 2014)
Gordon Howie on Civil Rights
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  • Government shouldn't redefine marriage. (Sep 2014)
  • Government imposed quotas are wrong. (Sep 2014)
  • Marriage is a religious institution between a man & a woman. (Sep 2014)
  • Gays and lesbians choose to live outside the laws of God. (Aug 2014)
  • Civil unions and equal rights for gays, but not marriage. (Aug 2014)
  • No affirmative action in public employment or colleges. (Nov 2006)
Gordon Howie on Corporations
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Gordon Howie on Crime
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  • Stricter punishment reduces crime. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports death penalty; no parole for repeat offenders. (Nov 2006)
Gordon Howie on Drugs
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  • Never legalize marijuana, except supervised medical use. (Sep 2014)
Gordon Howie on Education
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  • Freedom to choose will improve quality. (Sep 2014)
  • Advocate for parental rights and school choice. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Howie on Energy & Oil
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  • No subsidies for wind and solar. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes prioritizing green energy. (Sep 2014)
  • Congress should pass laws benefiting the oil & gas industry. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Howie on Environment
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  • Human needs are always paramount. (Sep 2014)
Gordon Howie on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Gordon Howie on Foreign Policy
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  • Maintain US sovereignty from UN. (Sep 2014)
Gordon Howie on Free Trade
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  • Support & expand free trade. (Sep 2014)
Gordon Howie on Government Reform
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  • Photo ID for voting. (Sep 2014)
  • Freely give to political campaigns, but with full disclosure. (Sep 2014)
  • No limits on campaign contributions, expect disclosure. (Nov 2006)
Gordon Howie on Gun Control
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  • Opposes more gun restrictions. (Sep 2014)
  • Absolute right to gun ownership. (Sep 2014)
  • Bumper sticker: God, Guns, and Gordon. (Jun 2014)
Gordon Howie on Health Care
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  • Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility. (Sep 2014)
  • ObamaCare degrades system's effectiveness & hurts liberties. (Sep 2014)
  • Limit medical malpractice lawsuits; but support suing HMOs. (Nov 2006)
Gordon Howie on Homeland Security
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  • Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal. (Sep 2014)
  • Expand the military. (Sep 2014)
Gordon Howie on Immigration
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  • Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry. (Sep 2014)
  • No pathway to citizenship until border is secure. (Sep 2014)
Gordon Howie on Jobs
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Gordon Howie on Principles & Values
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  • Religious liberty is foundational to our freedom. (Sep 2014)
  • Strongly supports keeping God in the public sphere. (Sep 2014)
  • A great America needs God. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Howie on Social Security
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  • Expand options to include private protected savings. (Sep 2014)
Gordon Howie on Tax Reform
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  • Higher taxes demotivate economic growth. (Sep 2014)
  • Rein in bloated government instead of raising taxes. (Aug 2014)
Gordon Howie on Technology
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Gordon Howie on War & Peace
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  • Stay out of Iran until there are no alternatives. (Sep 2014)
Gordon Howie on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Man does not have the right to destroy innocent life.: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Life is a child's right; this led me into politics: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Leader for life both in and out of the political arena: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Government imposed quotas are wrong: Strongly Opposes topic 2
No affirmative action in public employment or colleges: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Government shouldn't redefine marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Marriage is a religious institution between a man & a woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Gays and lesbians choose to live outside the laws of God: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Civil unions and equal rights for gays, but not marriage: Favors topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Religious liberty is foundational to our freedom: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly supports keeping God in the public sphere: Strongly Favors topic 4
A great America needs God: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare degrades system's effectiveness & hurts liberties: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Limit medical malpractice lawsuits; but support suing HMOs: Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Expand options to include private protected savings: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Freedom to choose will improve quality: Strongly Favors topic 7
Advocate for parental rights and school choice: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
EPA regulations are too restrictive
(-5 points on Social scale)
Human needs are always paramount: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Stricter punishment reduces crime: Favors topic 9
Supports death penalty; no parole for repeat offenders: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes more gun restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 10
Absolute right to gun ownership: Strongly Favors topic 10
Bumper sticker: God, Guns, and Gordon: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Higher taxes demotivate economic growth: Opposes topic 11
Rein in bloated government instead of raising taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No pathway to citizenship until border is secure: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support & expand free trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Maintain US sovereignty from UN: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal: Strongly Favors topic 15
Expand the military: Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Photo ID for voting: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Freely give to political campaigns, but with full disclosure: Opposes topic 16
No limits on campaign contributions, expect disclosure: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Stay out of Iran until there are no alternatives: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No subsidies for wind and solar: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes prioritizing green energy: Opposes topic 18
Congress should pass laws benefiting the oil & gas industry: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Never legalize marijuana, except supervised medical use: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Economic survival depends on fiscal responsibility: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Market should be primary vehicle for economic recovery: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Say No to $17 trillion national debt: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Gordon Howie is a Hard-Core Conservative.
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