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August 6th, 2010, 12:48 PM
hopefullymommy hopefullymommy is offline
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Central Texas area
Posts: 342
Abortion pro choice

Drinking age: leave it at 21

Political stance: fairly conservative, but not on every single issue.

Selective Service: Voluntary

Gay marriage: for

Universal pre-k: for

Sex education: for

Vaccinations: my kids were vacc'd on time, so I guess that makes me "for"

Sin Tax: ?

legalization of marijuana: doesn't really bother me either way

Universal Health care: I think the states should deal with this issue (ditto Tammy)

"performance pay" for teachers: ?

war: not "for", but support our troops regardless

Methods of birth control: Personal decision

How many kids people should have: not my decision

Vegetarian/eating meat: whatever individuals choose-I am a meat eater though.

gun controlL Against

death penalty: aganist

circumcision: my DS is circ'd, but it's up to individual parents to make informed choices that are good for their family.

Fertility treatments/Assisted reproduction: for (we had to stop TTC due to expense)

Assisted suicide: personal choice

Illegal Immigrants *not immigration POLICY: I feel immigrants should come here legally, but I do realize it's very difficult to do that.

Gender Selection: neither for or against

Fat Tax: ?

Shopping Carts: I use them and I put them in the cart corral.

Kids drinking soda/eating candy/poptarts for breakfast: not all the time, but occasional is fine.

Peanut Butter bans in schools for nut allergies: For

VBACs: for ,if possible

Government involvement in citizens lives: I prefer limited involvment.

Seat Belt law/ laws to protect citizens from themselves: from a medical person standpoint, I prefer seat belt laws; other laws rerotecting from themselves, I'd evaluate on a case-by-case basis.

Unassisted Childbirthing: not my choice, but up to individuals

Plastic Surgery: for this, but I can't see the wisdom in going overboard; I have had reduction surgery and it was the best thing I've ever done for myself.

Chili (with or without beans) With

Welfare: I'm for social programs when used as a temporary helping hand; not long term use if you aren't trying to better yourself.

dress codes for school/office: depends; seeing how some people seem to want to push the envelope, "guidelines" aren't out of the realm of possibility in my eyes. Especially for those that work directly with the public.

Elective C-sections/elective repeat C-Sections: Elective-no, unless there is an issue known ahead of time. Elective repeat-yes they are ok with me; if I had gotten pregnant again, I'd have scheduled one. (my DS and DD were both sections, due to fluke issues in labor)

Introducing solids: I don't know...the recommendations change all the time (ditto)

Car Seats: for

Spanking: against

Children and Pets: supervised, I have no problem with

Nursing in Public: for

Cry it Out: Very much AGAINST

Television and Infants/Toddlers: no problem with it, within reason, timewise.

Caring for your elderly parents: I see my mom going through this now-and I am for it, although I know it's difficult and I would hope there would be help from siblings.

Diamonds: I like mine

In-N-Out Burger: never had it

Reborn dolls: ??

Homosexual orientation/relationships: whatever makes you happy

Polyamory: not for me

Scary movies: don't like them

Transcultural adoption: for

Drug testing welfare recipients: don't have a problem with this

"Luxuries" on welfare- vacation, designer accessories, upscale phones, TV w/cable, etc: against

Organized religions: for myself and my family, for. whatever "you" choose is up to you.

Mandatory breastfeeding attempts/prescriptions for formula: No

Family beds: not for my family

TTC on assistance: No

Infants/toddlers in bikini style swim suits: Don't care one way or another

Leash backpacks for kids: don't have a problem with these

Beauty pageants: Against

TV watching for kids under age 2: limited, time-wise

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~Mark Twain
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