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Jason Smith on Abortion
Click here for 7 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Don't abandon traditional Judeo-Christian values. (Jun 2013)
  • Ban abortions for sex selection or race selection. (Jan 2017)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Sep 2013)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Feb 2015)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
Jason Smith on Budget & Economy
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  • Support Balanced Budget Amendment, like 49 states out of 50. (Jun 2013)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jul 2013)
Jason Smith on Civil Rights
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  • Religious objections to GLBT services same as 1960s racism. (May 2016)
  • Respect faith-based opposition to same-sex marriage. (Apr 2016)
Jason Smith on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jason Smith on Crime
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  • Rated 38% by the NAPO, indicating a police-the-police stance. (Dec 2014)
Jason Smith on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jason Smith on Education
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  • A-PLUS lets states escape No Child Left Behind. (Jul 2015)
  • Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools. (Oct 2015)
Jason Smith on Energy & Oil
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  • Let states lease energy rights on federal lands. (Jun 2013)
  • Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
Jason Smith on Environment
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  • No EPA expansion of regulated waters. (Jul 2014)
  • Voted YES to require GMO labeling. (Jun 2016)
Jason Smith on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jason Smith on Foreign Policy
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  • Condemn China's organ harvesting from Falun Gong prisoners. (Sep 2014)
Jason Smith on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jason Smith on Government Reform
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  • Prohibit IRS audits targeting Tea Party political groups. (Feb 2014)
  • No holiday on election day; no same-day registration. (Mar 2019)
Jason Smith on Gun Control
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  • Oppose forced gun registrations & restrictions on ownership. (Jun 2014)
  • Right to bear arms is fundamental. (Jun 2013)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2017)
  • Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Jason Smith on Health Care
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  • Defund ObamaCare; no government-run programs. (Jun 2013)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
Jason Smith on Homeland Security
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  • Restrict domestic monitoring of phone calls. (Oct 2013)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Oct 2013)
Jason Smith on Immigration
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  • Voted YES to ban DREAMer immigrants from military service. (Jun 2016)
  • Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps. (Apr 2019)
Jason Smith on Jobs
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  • Government can't create jobs; small business does. (Jun 2013)
Jason Smith on Principles & Values
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  • Member of the Republican Study Committee. (Jan 2016)
Jason Smith on Social Security
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  • Rated 0% by ARA, indicating a pro-privatization stance. (Jan 2013)
Jason Smith on Tax Reform
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  • Simplify tax code & cut red tape. (Jun 2013)
  • Death Tax is a pernicious double tax. (Apr 2015)
Jason Smith on Technology
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Jason Smith on War & Peace
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  • President ok to use military force against Iran. (Feb 2020)
Jason Smith on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Require photo ID when using food stamps. (Feb 2014)


VoteMatch Responses
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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)
Don't abandon traditional Judeo-Christian values: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ban abortions for sex selection or race selection: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No family planning assistance that includes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion: 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)
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
Rated Religious objections to GLBT services same as 1960s racism: Strongly Favors topic 3
Respect faith-based opposition to same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Defund ObamaCare; no government-run programs: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Rated 0% by ARA, indicating a pro-privatization stance: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
A-PLUS lets states escape No Child Left Behind: Favors topic 7
Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
No EPA expansion of regulated waters: Favors topic 8
Voted YES to require GMO labeling: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Rated 38% by the NAPO, indicating a police-the-police stance: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose forced gun registrations & restrictions on ownership: Strongly Favors topic 10
National cross-state standard for concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale: Favors topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Simplify tax code & cut red tape: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Death Tax is a pernicious double tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Voted YES to ban DREAMer immigrants from military service: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps: Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Condemn China's organ harvesting from Falun Gong prisoners: Opposes topic 14
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Rated No holiday on election day; no same-day registration: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Rated President ok to use military force against Iran: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Let states lease energy rights on federal lands: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support Balanced Budget Amendment, like 49 states out of 50: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Government can't create jobs; small business does: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans: Opposes topic 20

Jason Smith is a Libertarian Conservative
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