Executive Branch

Politician PollsGun ControlAbortionBorder ControlClean EnergyMilitary SpendingReligious Freedom
Joe Biden 50.6%

Summary: Supportive of several gun control methods.  View More

Summary: Biden Has revised opinion on abortion rights several times in his political career. Currently pro-choice. View More

Summary: Opposes current border wall proposals and travel bans. Advocates for changes to strengthening asylum systems and allowing legal immigration, but supports adding more technology to manage border control. View More

Summary: Believes the US should increase use of sustainable energy sources. View More

Summary: Has rejected the position that military spending should outweigh domestic spending, therefore has supported reducing the military size. View More

Summary: Claims that he supports religious freedom but not in instances that religious institutions discriminate against LGBT. View More

Kamala Harris N/A

Summary: Supportive of an assault weapons ban and universal background checks.  View More

Summary: Said she would codify Roe V. Wade protections, and block state restrictions, if elected View More

Summary: Opposes a border wall, would instead allocate resources to secure ports of entry against threats of trafficking. Supports a pathway to citizenship, would increase oversight of immigration agencies. Has introduced pieces of legislation that would prevent presidents from limiting refugee intake. View More

Summary: Co-sponsored the Green New Deal. Believes the US should increase use of sustainable energy sources. Co-sponsored the Green New Deal. View More

Summary: Would make cuts to the defense budget and create a smaller military. View More

Summary: Has been criticized for supporting policies that have been perceived to infringe on religious freedom.  View More

Deb Haaland 58%

Summary: Haaland strongly supports several gun control measures aimed at reducing the kinds of firearms made available to the public and ensuring access to mental health services and screenings that may help to prevent acts of violence from occurring. Source: https://debforcongress.com/priority/gun-reform/  View More

Summary: Haaland supports abortion and sees it as a key part in protecting the freedom to choose how and when to raise a child. Source: https://debforcongress.com/priority/gender-equality/ View More

Summary: Haaland sees the current border control and immigration system as inhumane and calls for sweeping immigration reform to create pathways to citizenship for all. Source: https://debforcongress.com/priority/immigration/ View More

Summary: Haaland sees climate change as a serious threat to the environment and humanity and proposes the tranisiton to clean energy, environmental justice , and the establishment of environmental protections. Source: https://debforcongress.com/priority/climate-environment/ View More

Summary: Haaland supports military spending measures that provide employment opportunities at milirary bases and labs, establish housing protections for military families, reform military base practices in order to prevent contamination of local environments, promote climate resilience, and respect tribal lands--all of which are included in the National Defense Reauthorization Act of 2020, which Haaland voted for despite its perceived shortcomings. Source: https://haaland.house.gov/media/press-releases/haaland-defense-bill-isn-t-perfect-includes-major-wins-new-mexico, https://debforcongress.com/priority/veterans/ View More

Summary: Although Haaland has not made any statements on freedom of religion, she is a part of the Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee, a committee which upholds religious freedom as a constitutional right. Source: https://haaland.house.gov/media/press-releases/haaland-will-serve-civil-rights-and-civil-liberties-subcommittee View More

Tom Vilsack

Summary: Vilsack does not oppose the legal usage of guns, however he does oppose unregulated legal usage of guns, and advocates for the implementation of "smart gun technologies" to prevent unauthorized persons or those who have been convicted of criminal offenses from using guns. Source: https://www.ontheissues.org/house/Tom_Vilsack_Gun_Control.htm  View More

Summary: Vilsack is a supporter of legalized abortion and opposes any law or measure which intends to take away the right of choice, whether explicit or implicit (as he believes is the case with "informed consent"). Source: https://www.ontheissues.org/Cabinet/Tom_Vilsack_Abortion.htm View More

Summary: Vilsack supports pathways to citizenships for undocumented workers, however he also supports the border control measures outlined by Obama in his Immigration Accountability Executive Action. Source: https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/4642-vilsack-says-immigration-reform-critical-for-future-of-food-supply View More

Summary: Vilsack is a strong advocate for the increased use of renewable energy sources to reduce the effects of climate change and has spoken on the topic within the USDA as well as the United Nations' Climate Change Conference. Source: https://www.usda.gov/media/blog/2011/04/29/secretary-vilsack-talks-about-building-clean-energy-economy-equity, https://www.usda.gov/media/blog/2010/05/05/clean-energy-economy-forum-secretary-vilsack, https://www.usda.gov/media/blog/2011/04/29/secretary-vilsack-talks-about-building-clean-energy-economy-equity View More

Summary: In the past, Vilsack has voiced support for the war in Iraq and called on the repeal of tax cuts for the wealthy to raise revenue for the military budget. Source: https://siouxcityjournal.com/news/state-and-regional/vilsack-calls-for-sacrifice-in-war-on-terror/article_0156283b-4c37-5278-994a-676bd699dc3c.html View More

Summary: No clear stance on issue. View More

Xavier Becerra

Summary: Becerra supports gun control measures such as gun tracing, background checks, and a ban on assault-style weapons to keep schools and communities safe. Source: https://oag.ca.gov/news/press-releases/attorney-general-becerra-announces-recent-firearms-operations-seizure-ghost-guns, https://oag.ca.gov/news/press-releases/attorney-general-becerra-and-giffords-law-center-lead-lawsuit-demanding-trump  View More

Summary: Becerra supports equalized access to affordable and safe abortion services and believes these services should be covered for all individuals regardless of the religious affiliation of their health insurer. Source: https://oag.ca.gov/health-care, https://www.americamagazine.org/politics-society/2020/12/10/biden-aca-abortion-becerra-hhs-239462, https://www.prochoiceamerica.org/representative/xavier-becerra/ View More

Summary: Becerra supports national security measures like background checks and screening, however he is opposed to more extreme measures like the border wall and the Muslim travel ban. Source: https://oag.ca.gov/immigrant, https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/5256?q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22xavier+becerra%22%2C%22terrorism%22%2C%22terrorism%22%5D%7D&s=2&r=3 View More

Summary: Becerra sees environmental protection as not just a necessary response to climate change but also a social justice issue, and as such seeks to enforce environmental laws and fight against efforts to undermine them. Source: https://oag.ca.gov/environment View More

Summary: Becerra voted against a measure that would have diverted funds from the military to the construction of the border wall, and voted for the Continuing Appropriations and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act in 2017 despite having voted against it in 2016. Source: https://oag.ca.gov/news/press-releases/attorney-general-becerra-files-motion-protect-36-billion-military-construction, https://justfacts.votesmart.org/candidate/26754/xavier-becerra?categoryId=90&type=V,S,R,E,F,P,E,E&p=2 View More

Summary: Becerra has expressed his support for religious freedom, however he has shown reluctance to support religious freedom for institutions and entities, viewing that this could give way to faith-based discrimination within these institutions. Source: https://oag.ca.gov/news/press-releases/attorney-general-becerra-urges-us-supreme-court-retain-current-balancing-test, https://www.lifenews.com/2020/12/08/xavier-becerra-churches-shouldnt-get-same-religious-freedom-protections-as-people/ View More

Marcia L. Fudge N/A

Summary: Fudge has supported numerous pieces of legislation aimed at closing gun sales loopholes and restricting access to guns for those whose licenses have been revoked or who fail to undergo a background check. Source: https://www.ontheissues.org/OH/Marcia_Fudge_Gun_Control.htm  View More

Summary: Fudge has a strong record of support for pro-abortion policies and has a 100% rating from NARAL Pro-Choice. Source: https://www.prochoiceamerica.org/representative/marcia-fudge/ View More

Summary: Based on Fudge's voting record, she supports border control but opposes the inhumane treatment of migrants and misconduct of BPS, and advocates for more humanitarian services to be offered to migrants attempting to cross the border. Source: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/candidate/key-votes/110640/marcia-fudge/40/immigration View More

Summary: Fudge is a supporter of the expansion of renewable energy and creation of green jobs, as she voted to pass the American Clean Energy and Security Act in 2009 and has received a 93% rating from the League of Conservation Voters for her track record of pro-clean energy votes. Source: https://fudge.house.gov/2009/6/representative-marcia-l-fudge-votes-for-landmark-clean-energy-jobs-legislation, https://scorecard.lcv.org/moc/marcia-l-fudge View More

Summary: Fudge has not released many statements on military spending, however she does support veterans' services and the funding of scientific innovations aimed at treating wounded soldiers. Source: https://fudge.house.gov/2010/10/rep-fudge-on-a-mission-to-help-troops-injured-in-combat-tours-cleveland-biotech-firm, https://fudge.house.gov/veterans-resources View More

Summary: Fudge has not spoken much on the subject of religious freedom, however she has supported legislation that advocates for religious freedom in countries in which this is still not tolerated as well as against religious profiling by law enforcement. Source: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-resolution/745?q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22religious+freedom%22%2C%22religious+freedom%22%5D%7D&s=1&r=4, https://www.naacp.org/latest/recap-naacp-hosted-virtual-town-hall-featuring-former-vice-president-joe-biden-congresswoman-marcia-fudge/, https://judiciary.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=3005#:~:text=The%20Justice%20in%20Policing%20Act%20of%202020%3A,profiling%20for%20all%20law%20enforcement. View More

Peter Buttigieg N/A

Summary: Supports several gun control measures, including universal background checks.  View More

Summary: Buttigieg is pro-choice and would implement a number of protections for abortion access. View More

Summary: Buttigieg has been critical of ICE. View More

Summary: Believes the US should increase use of sustainable energy sources. Has voiced support for the Green New Deal the Paris Climate Agreement.  View More

Summary: Has said he would seek to make US military spending more efficient. View More

Summary: Does not believe that religious freedom includes the right to discriminate. View More

John Kerry

Summary: Kerry supports the second amendment right to bear arms, however he believes certain gun regulations should be made by the federal government in order to keep the public safe. Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2003/11/01/us/shotgun-in-hand-kerry-defines-his-gun-control-stance.html  View More

Summary: Kerry supports abortion and reproductive freedom and stands by the verdict made in Roe v. Wade. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/id/wbna4815646, https://www.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/04/23/kerry.abortion/ View More

Summary: Kerry supports border security but he is also a proponent for earned legalization and amnesty for undocumented immigrants. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIHRMoVKXb0, https://www.propublica.org/article/john-kerry-biden-climate-czar View More

Summary: Kerry is a renowned clean energy advocate and has led numerous efforts to transition away from fossil fuels towards clean energy. Source: https://www.nrdc.org/stories/americas-top-climate-diplomat-john-kerry View More

Summary: Although Kerry opposed military spending earlier in his political career and condemned the Vietnam War, in recent decades he has supported numerous Department of Defense appropriations bills. Most recently, he has supported increased military funding in order to defend against threats from Russia. Source: https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=3875422, https://www.factcheck.org/2004/02/did-kerry-oppose-tanks-planes-not/, https://www.defenseone.com/threats/2014/04/kerry-nato-members-must-increase-military-spending/83425/ View More

Summary: Kerry believes religious freedom, tolerance, and understanding is an important aspect of civilisn life and foreign policy and helped to implement the Office of Religion and Global Affairs at the State Department. Source: https://www.americamagazine.org/issue/religion-and-diplomacy  View More


Politician PollsGun ControlAbortionBorder ControlClean EnergyMilitary SpendingReligious Freedom
Bernie Sanders N/A

Summary: Supports gun control measures such as universal background checks and an assault weapon ban.  View More

Summary: His proposal for Medicare would provide for abortions. View More

Summary: Would expand DACA and DAPA, is against a border wall, but supports increased border security measures, would completely restructure ICE. Believes the US has a responsibility to accept refugees and asylum seekers. View More

Summary: Believes the US should increase use of sustainable energy sources. Co-sponsored the Green New Deal, which would drastically increase US investments into clean energy. View More

Summary: Has said he would cut military spending. View More

Summary: Strong advocate for separation of church and state, does not believe that religious freedom includes the right to discriminate. View More

Mitt Romney N/A

Summary: Romney is a strong supporter of the second amendment and believes that gun laws and school safety measures should be established at the state level. Source: https://www.romney.senate.gov/issues/second-amendment  View More

Summary: Romney is strongly against the legalization of abortion, making an exception in cases of rape or to protect the life of the mother, despite his past views in favor of abortion. Source: https://www.romney.senate.gov/issues/life-family-religion, https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/mitt-romneys-abortion-evolution/story?id=17443452 View More

Summary: Romney is highly supportive of border control measures, advocating for a physical barrier at the Southern border and more stringent immigration restrictions and requirements. Source: https://www.romney.senate.gov/issues/immigration View More

Summary: Romney supports clean energy initiatives, advocating for greater efficiency standards, advancements in clean energy such as "clean coal", and innovations from the private sector. Source: https://www.romney.senate.gov/issues/energy View More

Summary: Romney strongly favors military spending, advocating for the increased funding of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrant Program (GBSD), repairs and maintenance for military bases, and an overall strengthening of the armed forces. He has also called for the depoliticization of military spending, advocating for military leaders rather than politicians to have authority over which programs received federal funding. Source: https://www.romney.senate.gov/issues/foreign-policy View More

Summary: Romney supports religious freedom domestically and globally and advocates that the US take action to ensure human rights are protected, including the right to religious freedom. Source: https://www.deseret.com/2019/7/1/8935248/utah-sen-mitt-romney-just-got-a-primer-on-international-religious-freedom-from-ambassador-sam-brownb#utah-senator-mitt-romney-presents-gail-miller-owner-of-the-utah-jazz-far-right-with-the-horizon-award-during-the-2019-gold-medal-ceremony-at-the-u-s-capitol-visitor-center-in-washington-d-c-on-thursday-june-20-2019 View More

Ted Cruz N/A

Summary: He opposes gun control legislation.  View More

Summary: He is pro-life.  View More

Summary: Cruz supports increased border security.  View More

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Summary: He is supportive of increased military spending.  View More

Summary: He is supportive of religious freedom.  View More

Rand Paul N/A

Summary: He opposes gun control legislation.  View More

Summary: He is pro-life.  View More

Summary: He supports increased border security.  View More

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Summary: He opposes increased defense spending.  View More

Summary: He supports religious freedom.  View More

Elizabeth Warren N/A

Summary: Supports several gun control measures.  View More

Summary: Expressed desire to expand abortion access. View More

Summary: Released a comprehensive proposal that would, among other things, restructure ICE and CBP. View More

Summary: Believes the US should increase use of sustainable energy sources. View More

Summary: Voted to increase military spending. View More

Summary: Strong advocate for separation of church and state, does not believe that religious freedom includes the right to discriminate. View More

Chuck Schumer N/A

Summary: the senator believes we need stricter gun control measures  View More

Summary: he is a pro life democratic senator from new york View More

Summary: Schumer is in favor of border control View More

Summary: Schumer is in favor of transformation to clean energy View More

Summary: Schumer is in favor of military spending but not as much as before but to keep the US leading the world in military View More

Summary: Schumer is in favor of religious freedom View More


Politician PollsGun ControlAbortionBorder ControlClean EnergyMilitary SpendingReligious Freedom
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez N/A

Summary: She supports gun control.  View More

Summary: She supports abortion.  View More

Summary: She opposes increased border security.  View More

Summary: She supports clean energy.  View More

Summary: She opposes increased military spending.  View More

Summary: She does not have a position on religious freedom.  View More

Nancy Pelosi N/A

Summary: she believes we need more gun control including background checks  View More

Summary: she is pro-choice and believes abortion and birth control should be available to those who need them. View More

Summary: for Border control but against violence and repression on border View More

Summary: Pelosi believes in the Transformation of Energy from coal to clean energy sources and methods View More

Summary: she believes military spending is important to keep the United States military the strongest on earth and to protect it from terrorists and protect world democracies. View More

Summary: She supports religious freedom View More

Kevin McCarthy N/A

Summary: McCarthy strongly supports the second amendment right to bear arms and opposes any efforts to restrict gun ownership, seeing it as unconstitutional and an overreach of government. Source: https://kevinmccarthy.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/q-do-you-support-2nd-amendment-gun-rights  View More

Summary: McCarthy is firmly pro-life, but excuses abortion procedures only in the case of rape and incest. Source: https://www.politico.com/story/2019/05/16/abortion-bill-kevin-mccarthy-1328692, https://kevinmccarthy.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/california-s-abortion-mandate-violates-federal-law View More

Summary: McCarthy strongly supports enhanced border security through physical and technological means and opposes amnesty for those who have entered the country illegally. Source: https://kevinmccarthy.house.gov/issues/immigration View More

Summary: McCarthy supports clean energy initiatives, although he has also endorsed his support for the oil industry and supports the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. Source: https://kevinmccarthy.house.gov/issues/energy, https://kevinmccarthy.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/paris-climate-deal-trump-made-the-right-call View More

Summary: McCarthy supports military spending and sees the provision of the Armed Forces with funds, resources, and members is crucial to maintaining and strengthening national security. He has praised the 2021 National Defense reauthorization Act for providing funding to build additionally military research and weapons stations as well as the establishment of a Tactically Responsive Space Launch Program. Source: https://kevinmccarthy.house.gov/issues/national-security, https://kevinmccarthy.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/mccarthy-statement-regarding-passage-of-fy2021-defense-authorization-act View More

Summary: McCarthy has expressed his support for religious freedom and believes that those working within institutions should not be forced to engage in anything that violates their beliefs, such as the provision of contraception or abortion coverage. Source: https://kevinmccarthy.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/congressman-mccarthy-on-the-trump-administration-s-new-rules-to-protect View More

Steve Scalise N/A

Summary: Scalise is a strong supporter of the Second Amendment right to bear arms and defends every law-abiding citizen's freedom to do so through numerous pieces of legislation he has sponsored and co-sponsored as a member of Congress. Source: https://scalise.house.gov/issues/2nd-amendment  View More

Summary: Scalise has expressed his personal beliefs in opposition to abortion, seeing it as murder and therefore impermissible. He has also advocated against federal funding for abortion providers. Source: https://scalise.house.gov/press-release/scalise-taxpayers-should-not-be-forced-pay-abortion-providers, https://prolifelouisiana.org/laws-elections/federal-legislation/federal-elected-officials/1st-congressional-steve-scalise/ View More

Summary: Scalise favors strong border control policy, including the construction of a physical barrier at the US-Mexico border, stronger border security, zero amnesty, and treatment of illegal immigration as a criminal offense. Source: https://scalise.house.gov/issues/immigration View More

Summary: Although Scalise has expressed that he supports alternative and renewable energy sources, he is also a strong proponent for the continued use of fossil fuels, arguing that they are vital to maintaining the US's economic health. Source: https://scalise.house.gov/taxonomy/issues/energy View More

Summary: Scalise supports military spending to ensure the armed forces have adequate resources to address national threats, particularly terrorism. Source: https://scalise.house.gov/issues/national-security View More

Summary: Scalise supports freedom of religion, seeing religion as one of the foundations of the United States and therefore an important part of American history. Source: https://scalise.house.gov/media/press-releases/scotus-ruling-unambiguous-win-religious-liberty View More

Steve Womack N/A

Summary: Womack is a strong advocate for gun rights and the protection of the Second Amendment, and sees gun restrictions as making the country more dangerous and defenseless, not safer. Source: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/candidate/public-statements/71815/steve-womack/37/guns  View More

Summary: Womack believes life begins at conception and that abortion is therefore the killing of an innocent life. Source: https://womack.house.gov/issues/issue/?IssueID=35369 View More

Summary: Womack advocates for the strengthening of border control and national security policies, including specialized training for local law enforcement by ICE and the abolition of amnesty programs. Source: https://womack.house.gov/issues/issue/?IssueID=35375 View More

Summary: Womack believes that the key to economic success is to allow all energy sources, including renewables and fossil fuels, to compete on an equal playing field rather than regulate the fossil fuel industry. Source: https://womack.house.gov/issues/issue/?IssueID=27020 View More

Summary: Womack supports military spending and has praised past defense appropriations bills for their generous allocation of funds. he sees investing in the military as necessary to strengthen national security and fully equip the armed services against security threats. Source: https://womack.house.gov/issues/issue/?IssueID=26654, https://womack.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=399556 View More

Summary: Womack is a supporter of freedom of religion, as indicated by his support for the decision in the Hobby Lobby lawsuit in which the business filed a lawsuit against the mandate under Obamacare which requires employers to cover the cost of certain contraceptives for employees. Source: https://womack.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=386326 View More

Jim Costa N/A

Summary: Costa advocates for stricter gun control legislation, deeply concerned over the rise in mass shootings and acts of violence targeted at minorities. Source: https://costa.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/costa-calls-action-guns-condemns-racism, https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/8?q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22HR+8%22%5D%7D&r=1&s=5, https://costa.house.gov/media-center/in-the-news/fresno-congressman-criticizes-mitch-mcconnell-over-plague-gun-violence-us  View More

Summary: Costa has expressed his support for abortion rights through his vote against the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, which would have banned federal health insurance from covering abortion services. Source: https://www.congress.gov/bill/112th-congress/house-bill/3, https://www.congress.gov/bill/109th-congress/house-bill/748, https://www.prochoiceamerica.org/representative/jim-costa/ View More

Summary: Costa seeks to enhance border security while still providing pathways to citizenship for undocumented individuals. Source: https://costa.house.gov/issues/immigration, https://costa.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/costa-praises-president-biden-s-immigration-plan-will-seek-additional-ag View More

Summary: While Costa has called for an effort to reduce fossil fuel emissions and address environmental sustainaibility, he has also advocated for the continued use of fossil fuels like oil and gas on US soil. Source: https://costa.house.gov/issues/energy-independence View More

Summary: Costa supports a generous defense budget, seeking to ensure that the armed forces are fully equipped to address national security and terrorist threats. Source: https://costa.house.gov/issues/national-security View More

Summary: Costa supports religious freedom and has expressed his concern over hate crimes aimed at religious minorities. Source: https://costa.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/costa-statement-recent-hate-crimes-against-indian-americans View More

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