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Key 2016 Issues
Sanctity of Human Life

Know the Republicans

  • We affirm that every unborn child has the right to life.
  • We respect states’ authority to exclude abortion providers from federal and state funding.
  • We believe that every human life matters.

Know the Democrats

  • We believe that abortion must be a part of comprehensive women’s health care.
  • We will stand up for Planned Parenthood and women’s reproductive rights.
  • We will make it clear that black lives matter and there is no place for racism.
Gender Matters

Know the Republicans

  • We recognize that marriage is a union between one man and one woman.
  • We believe that government is wrongly redefining discrimination to include sexual orientation.
  • We will strike down any edicts to the states regarding restrooms and private areas.

Know the Democrats

  • We believe in protecting women’s, workers’, and LGBT rights.
  • We will fight to end discrimination on the basis of race, sex, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation.
  • We believe that LGBT rights are human rights.
National Sovereignty

Know the Republicans

  • We will call on Congress to reclaim its constitutional powers.
  • We oppose the adoption of treaties that would weaken American sovereignty.
  • We will not recognize any international agreement without the assent of Congress.

Know the Democrats

  • We will urge Congress to eliminate all forms of discrimination
  • We support the nuclear agreement with Iran because we believe it will stop Iran from pursuing nuclear capability.
  • We believe that the United Nations has a powerful role to play in American strength.
Support for Israel

Know the Republicans

  • We reaffirm America’s commitment to Israel’s security.
  • We recognize Jerusalem as the eternal capital of the Jewish state.

Know the Democrats

  • We support Israel’s right to defend itself.
  • We will work toward a two-state solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Role of the Military

Know the Republicans

  • We are committed to rebuild the U.S. military into the strongest on earth.
  • We oppose the reinstatement of the draft except in dire circumstances.
  • We support women serving in the military, as well as their exemption from direct combat units.

Know the Democrats

  • We believe that our military are the best trained in the world.
  • We are committed to ensuring the fair treatment of LGBT service people and veterans.
  • We will seek to defeat ISIS without the deployment of American troops.
Education

Know the Republicans

  • We will continue our fight for school choice.
  • We believe parents have the primary responsibility for the education of their children.
  • We believe America’s teachers should be able to take action to maintain discipline in the classroom.

Know the Democrats

  • We believe that education is a basic right for all Americans.
  • We will make debt-free college a reality for all Americans.
  • We will oppose discipline policies that disproportionally affect LGBT, minority, and disabled people
Freedom of Religion

Know the Republicans

  • We believe that religious and nonprofit organizations should not be subject to taxation, and donations should remain tax deductible.
  • We believe the Bill of Rights protects the people’s rights to practice their faith.
  • We support the right of people to conduct their business according to their religious beliefs.

Know the Democrats

  • We support a progressive vision of religious freedom that respects all religions equally.
  • We reject the misuse of religion to discriminate.

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