Idaho Voter Guide

2012 Cornerstone Candidate Questionnaire
IdahoVoterGuide.org

Do you Support or Oppose the following Statements?

1. Religious Freedom: Passing the strongest possible legal protection for religious liberties and rights of conscience from government coercion or intrusion.
Support

2. Abortion: Human rights begin in the womb. Abortion should be illegal except in rare instances to save the life of the mother.
Support

3. Marriage: Marriage in Idaho should be honored and protected as the union of one man and one woman. “Civil Unions” or “Domestic Partnerships” undermine traditional marriage.
Support

4. Patient’s Rights: Protecting the right to life from conception until natural death. Giving patients’ wishes priority in care decisions.
Support

5. Healthcare: Requiring federally mandated health insurance to be purchased by all individuals.
Oppose

6. Home Education: Permitting students taught at home to be free from state required registration or testing.
Support

7. Special Rights: Expanding hate crime statutes to provide homosexuals with enhanced protections.
Oppose

8. Abstinence-Based Sex Education: Giving priority to abstinence-based sex education over “safe sex” teaching in public schools.
Support (No sex education should be taught in the public schools)

9. Balanced Budget: Cutting government spending as a remedy to a budget shortfall.
Support

10. Tax Policy: Funding budget shortfalls is best accomplished by increasing taxes on the wealthy.
Oppose

11. Immigration: Providing amnesty for illegal immigrants.
Oppose

12. Stem Cell Research: Prohibiting embryonic stem cell research.
Support