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Russ Fulcher on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Life begins at conception; adoption instead of abortion. (Sep 2018)
  • Make providing unlicensed abortions a felony, with jail time. (Feb 2007)
  • Require parental consent for underage abortions. (Feb 2007)
  • Pro-choice, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Budget & Economy
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  • Pass a balanced budget; then ensure open market. (Sep 2018)
  • Passing $21T in debt to our children is irresponsible. (Sep 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Civil Rights
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  • Voter referendum to define marriage in State Constitution. (Feb 2006)
Russ Fulcher on Corporations
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  • Simpler, lower taxes for small businesses. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Lower corporate taxes promote economic growth. (Aug 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Crime
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  • Supports the death penalty. (Sep 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Drugs
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  • Oppose efforts to legalize marijuana, including "medical". (Feb 2013)
  • PVS:Oppose recreational marijuana. (Aug 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Education
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  • No tuition-free public college. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:States decide standards, not federal government. (Aug 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Energy & Oil
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  • Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility. (Sep 2018)
  • Supports growing energy sector. (Sep 2018)
  • Opposes requiring 2% biodiesel biodegradable fuel. (Mar 2006)
Russ Fulcher on Environment
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  • Transfer federal lands in Idaho to state & locals. (Sep 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Families & Children
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  • Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms. (Sep 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Foreign Policy
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  • Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations. (Sep 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Russ Fulcher on Government Reform
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  • Require photo ID to vote. (Apr 2010)
Russ Fulcher on Gun Control
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  • More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety. (Sep 2018)
  • Establish constitutional right to hunt, trap, and fish. (Mar 2006)
  • Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Health Care
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  • Health insurance is not a government responsibility. (Sep 2018)
  • Choice & competition instead of ObamaCare mandates. (Sep 2018)
  • Keep ObamaCare, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Homeland Security
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  • Peace maintained via a strong military. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Immigration
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  • Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities. (Sep 2018)
  • Secure the border; end chain migration. (Sep 2018)
  • Make English the official state language. (Mar 2007)
Russ Fulcher on Jobs
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  • Robust growth reduces unemployment, not "livable income". (Sep 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Principles & Values
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  • Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values. (Sep 2018)
  • Motorcycle accident in middle of congressional campaign. (May 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Social Security
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  • People should not have to rely strictly on Social Security. (Sep 2018)
  • Cap medical benefits at $155/mo for government retirees. (Mar 2008)
Russ Fulcher on Tax Reform
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  • Lower the marginal tax rate for highest income. (Mar 2012)
  • PVS:Don't increase taxes to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Technology
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  • Robust cybersecurity, and defend intellectual property. (Sep 2018)
  • Link usage taxes to infrastructure funding. (Sep 2018)
Russ Fulcher on War & Peace
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  • Help defend Israel; fight the terrorists overseas. (Sep 2018)
Russ Fulcher on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Life begins at conception; adoption instead of abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Make providing unlicensed abortions a felony, with jail time: Opposes topic 1
Require parental consent for underage abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Pro-choice, according to PVS survey: 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 Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Voter referendum to define marriage in State Constitution: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Health insurance is not a government responsibility: Opposes topic 5
Choice & competition instead of ObamaCare mandates: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Keep ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
People should not have to rely strictly on Social Security: Favors topic 6
Cap medical benefits at $155/mo for government retirees: Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
PVS:States decide standards, not federal government: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Transfer federal lands in Idaho to state & locals: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports the death penalty: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety: Strongly Favors topic 10
Establish constitutional right to hunt, trap, and fish: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Simpler, lower taxes for small businesses: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Lower the marginal tax rate for highest income: Strongly Opposes topic 11
PVS:Don't increase taxes to balance budget: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Secure the border; end chain migration: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Make English the official state language: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Peace maintained via a strong military: Favors topic 15
PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Require photo ID to vote: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Help defend Israel; fight the terrorists overseas: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports growing energy sector: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes requiring 2% biodiesel biodegradable fuel: Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Oppose efforts to legalize marijuana, including "medical": Favors topic 19
PVS:Oppose recreational marijuana: Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Pass a balanced budget; then ensure open market: Opposes topic 20
Passing $21T in debt to our children is irresponsible: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Link usage taxes to infrastructure funding: Favors topic 20

Russ Fulcher is a Hard-Core Conservative.
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