Political Issues

Political Issues

Abortion Rights

Abortion is a medical procedure resulting in the termination of a human pregnancy and death of a fetus. Abortion was banned in 30 states until the 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade. The ruling made abortion legal in all 50 states but gave them regulatory powers over when abortions could be performed during a pregnancy. Currently, all states must allow abortions early in pregnancies but may ban them in later trimesters.

What is your stance on abortion?

Options:

Yes = Pro-choice
No = Pro-Life
Pro-choice, but ban after the first three months
Pro-choice, I don't agree but the government has no right to ban it
But providing birth control, ...

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50 U.S. States.

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

Options:

Yes
No
No, allow civil unions but don't call it marriage
No, marriage should be defined as between a man and woman
Take the government out of marriage and instead make it a religious decision
Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies


Death Penalty*

The death penalty or capital punishment is the punishment by death for a crime. Currently 58 countries worldwide allow the death penalty (including the U.S.) while 97 countries have outlawed it.

Do you support the death penalty?

Options:

Yes
No
No, too many people are innocently convicted
No, spending life in prison is a harsher sentence
Yes, but only for horrific crimes with undeniable evidence
Yes, but the victim's family should decide the punishment


Climate Change

Global warming, or climate change, is an increase in the earth's atmospheric temperature since the late nineteenth century. In ...

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banning all offshore drilling in U.S. coastal waters. In response to rising gas prices in 2008 President George W. Bush lifted the ban. Currently, there are 3,500 offshore oil rigs, 79 of which are deep water wells.

Should the U.S. expand offshore drilling?

Options:

Yes
No
Yes, and deregulate the energy sector to let the free market determine the best energy source
No, end all offshore drilling
No, and nationalize the energy sector
No, but maintain our current offshore wells
No, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production


Increasing the Minimum Wage*

The federal minimum wage is the lowest wage at which employers may pay their employees. Since July ...

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