Where Do You Stand?
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August 6th, 2010, 10:06 AM
One Frugal Mom
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Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Northern Virginia
Abortion: Personally against, but do not feel I have the right to control others.
Drinking age: 21
Political stance: I try to stay neutral, but admit I lean towards conservative.
Selective Service: Voluntary only
Gay marriage: I would prefer it was called a civil union, but feel everyone should have the right to join themselves with another person.
Universal pre-k: Not mandatory, but more options for others.
Sex education: For
Vaccinations: We did a modified schedule.
Sin Tax: Against (I consider it a poor man's tax)
legalization of marijuana: Against (only for medicinal purposes)
Universal Health care: Against, but am for reforming our current system
"performance pay" for teachers: AGAINST
Methods of birth control: Personal choice, nothing mandatory though
How many kids people should have: What they can take care of, materially and emotionally
Vegetarian/eating meat: Personal choice, neither for nor against.
gun control: Against
death penalty: For, with specific guidelines
circumcision: Neither for nor against
Fertility treatments/Assisted reproduction: Personal choice
Assisted suicide: Torn on this one. I don't think suicide should be the answer, but have seen people die painful deaths from cancer. I guess I would say that it should be an option for terminal paitents in pain.
Illegal Immigrants *not immigration POLICY: I am against anything "illegal".
Gender Selection: Against
Fat Tax: ?? If this is a tax based on a person's weight, then I am against.
Shopping Carts: They're handy things to have while shopping, FOR.
Kids drinking soda/eating candy/poptarts for breakfast: If a kid eats healthy 90-95% of the time, the occasional "bad" breakfast will not hurt them.
Peanut Butter bans in schools for nut allergies: Against for the most part, but can understand if alot of kids are allergic.
Government involvement in citizens lives: Against
Seat Belt law/ laws to protect citizens from themselves: Against for adults
Unassisted Childbirthing: To each their own, I had mine at home with a midwife.
Plastic Surgery: Don't care either way.
Chili (with or without beans): Depends on what it's for.
Welfare: For with limitations and time limits.
dress codes for school/office: For
Elective C-sections/elective repeat C-Sections: Against, unless they are paid for out of pocket.
Introducing solids: When a mother feels comfortable, but not before 4 months.
Car Seats: For
Spanking: For, when not excessive.
Children and Pets: For
Nursing in Public: For
Cry it Out: Against for infants
Television and Infants/Toddlers: Okay for short periods of time.
Caring for your elderly parents: For
In-N-Out Burger: Never had one.
Reborn dolls: They creep me out!
Homosexual orientation/relationships: I don't personally approve, but they have the right to be with whoever they want to be with.
Scary movies: Depnds on the type.
Transcultural adoption: For
Drug testing welfare recipients: For, with strict conditions.
"Luxuries" on welfare- vacation, designer accessories, upscale phones, TV w/cable, etc: Against
Organized religions: For
Mandatory breastfeeding attempts/prescriptions for formula: Against it being mandatory. But prescriptions for expensive special formulas, FOR.
Family beds: Neither for or against.
TTC on assistance: Against
Infants/toddlers in bikini style swim suits: Against
Leash backpacks for kids: For
Beauty pageants: Against for children
TV watching for kids under age 2: For in limited periods of time.
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