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Brian Babin on Abortion
Click here for 7 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Human life begins at conception. (Sep 2014)
  • Steadfast defender of the unborn. (Aug 2014)
  • Ban abortions for sex selection or race selection. (Jan 2017)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (Jan 2017)
  • Opposes abortion rights. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes abortion rights. (Sep 2014)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Feb 2015)
Brian Babin on Budget & Economy
Click here for 2 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Opposes stimulus spending. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes stimulus spending. (Sep 2014)
Brian Babin on Civil Rights
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  • Government shouldn't redefine marriage. (Sep 2014)
  • Respect faith-based opposition to same-sex marriage. (Jun 2015)
Brian Babin on Corporations
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  • Government regulations stymie entrepreneurship. (Aug 2014)
Brian Babin on Crime
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  • Broaden death penalty; more truth-in-sentencing. (Nov 1996)
Brian Babin on Drugs
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  • Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (Nov 1996)
  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Disallow buying marijuana with food stamps. (May 2015)
Brian Babin on Education
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  • Amendment for moment of silence in schools. (Nov 1996)
  • Vouchers for public, private or religious schools. (Nov 1996)
Brian Babin on Energy & Oil
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  • No subsidies for wind and solar. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes regulating CO2. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes regulating CO2. (Sep 2014)
  • Federal collaboration for advanced nuclear technologies. (Nov 2015)
Brian Babin on Environment
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  • Limit endangered species list; sell pollution credits. (Nov 1996)
Brian Babin on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Brian Babin on Foreign Policy
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  • Foreign aid should reflect US interests. (Nov 1996)
  • Move US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem; recognize as cap. (Feb 2015)
Brian Babin on Free Trade
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  • Opposes NAFTA and GATT. (Nov 1996)
Brian Babin on Government Reform
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  • Photo ID for voting. (Sep 2014)
Brian Babin on Gun Control
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  • Opposes more gun restrictions. (Sep 2014)
  • Rock-solid defender of the 2nd Amendment. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes restricting guns. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes restricting guns. (Sep 2014)
  • Interstate transportation of firearms is federally prote. (Jan 2015)
Brian Babin on Health Care
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  • I will work tirelessly to repeal ObamaCare. (Sep 2014)
  • Work tirelessly to repeal ObamaCare. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports repealing Obamacare. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports repealing Obamacare. (Sep 2014)
Brian Babin on Homeland Security
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  • Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal. (Sep 2014)
  • Our military must be prepared and second to none. (Aug 2014)
  • No transfers of Gitmo prisoners to US or abroad. (Feb 2015)
Brian Babin on Immigration
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  • Stop rewarding illegal entry. (Sep 2014)
  • We must secure the borders. (Aug 2014)
  • Sponsored deporting foreign criminals;punish nations denying repatriation. (Oct 2011)
  • Redefine "birthright citizenship" to exclude illegal aliens. (Jan 2017)
  • Supports deportation of illlegals. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports deportation of illlegals. (Sep 2014)
Brian Babin on Jobs
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  • Opposes affirmative action programs. (Nov 1996)
Brian Babin on Principles & Values
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  • Judeo-Christian values established our government framework. (Sep 2014)
  • Member of the Republican Study Committee. (Jan 2016)
  • Member of the House Freedom Caucus. (Jan 2017)
Brian Babin on Social Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Brian Babin on Tax Reform
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  • Work toward a simplified tax code. (Sep 2014)
  • Oppose ANY tax increase. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes tax increases. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes tax increases. (Sep 2014)
Brian Babin on Technology
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Brian Babin on War & Peace
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Brian Babin on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
(Click on question for explanation and background)
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)
Human life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Steadfast defender of the unborn: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ban abortions for sex selection or race selection: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Prohibit federal funding for abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes abortion rights: Opposes topic 1
Opposes abortion rights: Opposes topic 1
Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes affirmative action programs: 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
Respect faith-based opposition to same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Judeo-Christian values established our government framework: Strongly Favors topic 4
Amendment for moment of silence in schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
I will work tirelessly to repeal ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Work tirelessly to repeal ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Obamacare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Obamacare: 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)
Vouchers for public, private or religious schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(-3 points on Social scale)
Limit endangered species list; sell pollution credits: Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Broaden death penalty; more truth-in-sentencing: 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
Rock-solid defender of the 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Interstate transportation of firearms is federally prote: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Work toward a simplified tax code: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Oppose ANY tax increase: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes tax increases: Opposes topic 11
Opposes tax increases: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Stop rewarding illegal entry: Strongly Opposes topic 12
We must secure the borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Sponsored deporting foreign criminals;punish nations denying repatriation: Opposes topic 12
Redefine "birthright citizenship" to exclude illegal aliens: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports deportation of illlegals: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports deportation of illlegals: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes NAFTA and GATT: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Foreign aid should reflect US interests: Strongly Favors topic 14
Move US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem; recognize as cap: Favors topic 14
No transfers of Gitmo prisoners to US or abroad: 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
Our military must be prepared and second to none: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Photo ID for voting: Strongly Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No subsidies for wind and solar: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes regulating CO2: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes regulating CO2: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Federal collaboration for advanced nuclear technologies: Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs: Strongly Favors topic 19
Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance: Strongly Favors topic 19
Disallow buying marijuana with food stamps: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Government regulations stymie entrepreneurship: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Opposes stimulus spending: Opposes topic 20
Opposes stimulus spending: Opposes topic 20

Brian Babin is a Hard-Core Conservative.
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