FC: Democratic | by: Meredith Burns and Carson Lind
1: PRESIDENT: Morgan Freeman VICE PRESIDENT: Oprah Winfrey | Time for a REAL change!
2: Abortion: Pro-choice | It is the right of the woman to decide what she wants for herself and her future. It is unfair for anyone else to make that choice for her.
3: Military issues: decrease spending | We need to make a bigger change in how we end the war. We need to decrease spending by pulling out our troops in a faster manner than we are at this point. We need to cut off and have no more troops in Iraq then there are now. Stop funding so much of our nations money on the war because most of our debt is because of the money we're giving to the military.
4: Gay Marriage:we support it | We, as Americans do not have the right to decide who someone should spend their life with. It is their decision to marry a man or a woman no matter what their gender is. We need to worry about more important issues in our nation then who people want to marry. If everyone is told they have freedom then it is not fair to take away someones right to be with the person they care for.
5: Minimum Wage: increase it | Many Americans have minimum wage jobs. Some people are supporting a whole family on minimum wage. Why is it fair that they have to live off of 7.25 (varies between states) an hour? Decreasing minimum wage will only leave families in crisis and cause more problems for our country.
6: Marijuana Legalization: For it | There are many people who are sick with cancer who have to travel thousands of miles to different states to reap the benefits from using marijuana for their illness. If it is beneficial for the survival of many people with illnesses then why should it be illegal? There is no legitimate proof that marijuana is harmful to us.
7: Environment: need other ways to get energy | The fact that the usage of oil is becoming scarce would tell us that we need to find another source for our energy. Global warming is affecting us more and more each day. Using better sources of energy will cut down on government spending, therefore helping the national debt and help us save our planet.
8: Education: for free education | Everyone deserves the opportunity to get a good education. Having an education is rewarding for everyone. Without an education people cannot get a well paying job, they are less respected, and have a less chance of success. Providing free education for all children will give equal opportunity to every child. Just because they might not have a lot of money does not mean that they should not be allowed to get a good education
9: Immigration: we welcome immigrants in the proper manner | The solution is not to make a huge new status of second-class workers; that goes against our values and hurts all working people. Undocumented immigrants within our borders who clear a background check, work hard and pay taxes should be allowed to earn full participation in America.
10: Health Care: free health care for everyone | We need to make sure everyone has access to affordable health care and expand coverage and cut health care costs. In the most powerful nation on earth, no one should have to choose between taking their child to a doctor and paying the rent. We, as democrats are committed to making sure every single American has access to affordable, effective health care coverage.
11: Gun Control: for it | We will protect the Second Amendment right to own firearms, and we will keep guns out of the hands of criminals and terrorists by fighting gun crime, reauthorizing the assault weapons ban, and closing the gun show loophole. Gun crime is down by 35 percent. Now we must do even more. We need mandatory child safety locks. We should require a photo license I.D., a background check, and a gun safety test to buy a new handgun.