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James Mackler on Abortion
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  • Woman's medical decisions should be between her & her doctor. (Sep 2019)
James Mackler on Budget & Economy
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  • Investment in infrastructure means jobs. (Oct 2017)
James Mackler on Civil Rights
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  • Fight for LGBT rights. (Jun 2018)
James Mackler on Corporations
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  • Trump's tax cuts make it easier for jobs to move overseas. (Jan 2019)
James Mackler on Crime
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  • Prosecutor JAG in military, and in criminal law afterwards. (Jan 2019)
James Mackler on Drugs
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  • Legalize medical marijuana for PTSD and chronic pain. (Nov 2017)
James Mackler on Education
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  • Against vouchers, for accountability. (Oct 2017)
James Mackler on Energy & Oil
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James Mackler on Environment
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James Mackler on Families & Children
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James Mackler on Foreign Policy
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  • Don't reduce funds for State Department nor reduce diplomacy. (Nov 2017)
James Mackler on Free Trade
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  • Trade war with China is a disaster. (Jan 2019)
  • Renegotiate NAFTA; it hurts American workers. (Oct 2017)
James Mackler on Government Reform
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  • Doesn't accept corporate PAC contributions. (Mar 2019)
James Mackler on Gun Control
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James Mackler on Health Care
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  • Keep rural hospitals, to serve thousands of Tennesseans. (Jan 2019)
  • Healthcare is a right. (Oct 2017)
James Mackler on Homeland Security
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  • Let immigrants serve in military, as they always have. (Jul 2018)
  • Against privatization of VA. (Oct 2017)
  • Allow transgender people to serve in the military. (Jul 2017)
James Mackler on Immigration
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  • Don't separate kids from parents crossing border illegally. (Jun 2018)
James Mackler on Jobs
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James Mackler on Principles & Values
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  • Change broken system with Jewish tradition "Tikkun Olam". (Mar 2019)
  • Wife is a rabbi at Congregation Ohabai Sholom. (Jun 2018)
James Mackler on Social Security
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James Mackler on Tax Reform
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James Mackler on Technology
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James Mackler on War & Peace
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James Mackler 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 Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Woman's medical decisions should be between her & her doctor: Strongly Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fight for LGBT rights: Strongly Favors topic 3
Allow transgender people to serve in the military: Strongly Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Change broken system with Jewish tradition "Tikkun Olam": Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Keep rural hospitals, to serve thousands of Tennesseans: Favors topic 5
Healthcare is a right: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Against vouchers, for accountability: Strongly Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Prosecutor JAG in military, and in criminal law afterwards: Favors topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Trump's tax cuts make it easier for jobs to move overseas: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Let immigrants serve in military, as they always have: Strongly Favors topic 12
Don't separate kids from parents crossing border illegally: Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Trade war with China is a disaster: Favors topic 13
Renegotiate NAFTA; it hurts American workers: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Don't reduce funds for State Department nor reduce diplomacy: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Against privatization of VA: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Doesn't accept corporate PAC contributions: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Legalize medical marijuana for PTSD and chronic pain: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Investment in infrastructure means jobs: Strongly Favors topic 20

James Mackler is a Moderate Liberal
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