Republican and Democrat Stance on Controversial issues

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What is the Republicans' stance on military?
Prefer increasing military spending and having a more hard line stance against countries like Iran, with a higher tendency to deploy the military option
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What is the Democrats' stance on military?
Prefer lower increases in military and are less "trigger happy" when it comes to using military force, prefers the diplomatic option
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What is the Democrats' view of gun control laws?
Favour more gun control laws eg oppose the right to carry concealed weapons in public places, favour legislation to ensure that felons and the mentally ill are not allowed to purchase guns
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What is the Republicans' view of gun control laws?
Oppose gun control laws and are strong supporters of the Second Amendment as well as the right to carry concealed weapons
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What is the Democrats' view on abortion?
It it the women's right to decide (pro choice) and thus is legal
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What is the Republicans' view on abortion?
It shouldn't be made legal- and Roe Vs Wade needs to be overturned. Some go as far to oppose businesses which cover abortion costs in their healthcare plans
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What is the Democrats' view on gay rights?
They tend to favour equal rights for gay and lesbian couples ie the right to marry and adopt children
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What is the Republicans' view on gay rights?
Believe that marriage should be between a man and a women; they do not support gay marriage or their right to adopt
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What is the Democrats' view of the death penalty?
Opposed to the death penalty
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What is the Republicans' view of the death penalty?
Support it, considering a necessary deterrence to crime
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What is the Democrats' stance on taxes?
Support progressive taxes- ie they want high income individuals to pay taxes at a higher rate. They sup[port an increase in taxes on the wealthy to pay for public programmes
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What is the Republicans' stance on taxes?
Supports tax cuts for everyone- rich and poor alike. They consider higher tax rates on the rich a form of class warfare
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What is the Democrats' stance on the minimum wage?
They favour an increase in the minimum wage, as this helps workers
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What is the Republicans' stance on the minimum wage?
They oppose raising the minimum wage because it hurts business
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