Senator Thom Tillis's Political Positions

Office: U.S. Senate (NC) - Jr, Republican
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Thom Tillis has refused to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2014 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests. Thom Tillis is still welcome to submit the test at any time.

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Issue Positions

In response to the increasing unwillingness of candidates to answer issue questions, Project Vote Smart has researched Presidential and Congressional candidates' public records to determine candidates' likely responses on certain key issues. These are provided below as a courtesy to voters.

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  • "Thom believes the traditional family is the bedrock of America's culture and a driver of our nation's well being. Thom is committed to defending the institution of the traditional family. He believes that marriage is between one man and one woman and believes in protecting the rights of the unborn. Thom believes all life is sacred and as Speaker, he promoted pro-life policies and helped reverse the pro-abortion state policies Democrats had put in place for decades. In the Senate, Thom will promote a culture of life and he will champion the appointment of qualified pro-life judges." (votesmart.org)

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  • "Thom believes in the "Cut, Cap, and Balance" approach - cut spending now, cap spending in the future, and require a balanced budget every year." (votesmart.org)

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  • "Thom will work to shrink the size of our federal government to its core Constitutional role so the private sector can thrive." (votesmart.org)

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  • "We need to break up the school system into more manageable districts, and we need to put the authority for running schools in the hands of the people closest to our children, not the people in CMS headquarters in downtown Charlotte." (votesmart.org)

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  • Oil & Gas - Top Industry in Campaign Contributions (votesmart.org)

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  • "Our air and water quality continues to improve and we must take measures to ensure that we maintain a continuous process of improvement. We must find ways work towards continued improvement without complex and costly regulations on business. I do not believe burdensome, costly legislation is needed to achieve this, and I believe there are viable options that will preserve and improve our environment." (votesmart.org)

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  • "In the state legislature, Thom has fought to protect 2nd Amendment rights for law-abiding citizens and pushed to increase criminal penalties for those who don't. Thom will oppose any gun or ammunition ban in the U.S. Senate and he will fight any effort to require federal permission for firearm transfers between friends and relatives. The Second Amendment is a vital protection for an honest citizenry and it must be defended." (votesmart.org)

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  • "Thom will fight in the Senate for full repeal of ObamaCare, for defunding ObamaCare, and he will work to implement private sector solutions to reduce healthcare costs for North Carolinians." (votesmart.org)

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  • "Thom opposes amnesty and he believes Congress should solve our border security crisis now - before it even debates any other changes to our immigration laws." (votesmart.org)

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  • "Thom believes the traditional family is the bedrock of America's culture and a driver of our nation's well being. Thom is committed to defending the institution of the traditional family. He believes that marriage is between one man and one woman and believes in protecting the rights of the unborn." (votesmart.org)

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