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New Hampshire Open Debate

Search and vote for questions on issues that are important to you! NH1 will host two Open Debates: one for gubernatorial candidates Chris Sununu and Colin Van Ostern on 10/26, and one for Senate candidates Maggie Hassan and Kelly Ayotte on 10/27. 50% of questions will come from the Top 30 vote-getters on this site! NOTE: Questions must not name or allude to candidates and must be able to be posed to both candidates.
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Are you a globalist--do you support one world government?

We need assurances that America remains the world's superpower. Ensure that at all times America's military forces are prepared for war to stop attacks, encourage peace, and win any war.

Submitted by: Bruce C P. from WY
Oct. 15, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
175

Do you acknowledge that govt dependency is the seed of tyranny?

The more that individuals, families and businesses are dependent on the state for the good necessary to sustain and advance themselves, the less autonomy they will have. Expanding welfare is bad.

Submitted by: Bruce C P. from WY
Oct. 15, 2016, 10:15 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
144

Would you support efforts to help raise standards of living worldwide? How?

A "global New Deal" would promote rising wages, investment in quality public services, and human and worker rights.

Submitted by: Ben A. from DC
Oct. 13, 2016, 12:13 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
54

What is your position on the BDS movement?

Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement supports economic & political pressure on Israel to accede to Palestinian rights.

Submitted by: S. A. L. from OH
Oct. 17, 2016, 10:41 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
1

What will do to protect Babies from abortion?

More and more Babies get killed by abortion's. we are not giving them a second chance to see there mother and father. Abortion are destroying families. I don't want this to continue.

Submitted by: Zachary S. from TX
Oct. 27, 2016, 5:02 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
482

Climate Change

How will you address the climate change crisis?

Submitted by: Angie S. from VA
Oct. 17, 2016, 10:44 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
55

Why do you think the two major parties can repeatedly fail, but not lose power

The two major parties have left us in debt, at war, impoverished, and poorly represented in areas like criminal justice, foreign affairs, economy, and many other aspects. Why does this cycle continue?

Submitted by: Timothy I. from CO
Oct. 18, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
167

Explain your party's position on and actions to support women's equality

Including equal pay, protection from sexual harassment and domestic violence, anti-discrimination legislation, prosecution of perpetrators of sex crimes.

Submitted by: Neela P. from CA
Oct. 15, 2016, 12:30 a.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
356

Do you believe Congressmen are qualified to make health decisions for a woman?

How many male members of Congress are trained as a medical doctor? Isn't the decision better handled by the doctor chosen by the women?

Submitted by: Evan K.
Oct. 14, 2016, 9:38 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
189

Do you believe the first duty of the fed govt is to defend the American people?

Foreign enemies do not have our interests at heart. Advancing freedom is good.

Submitted by: Bruce C P. from WY
Oct. 15, 2016, 10:23 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
222

Will you support cutting spending now & living w/in our means in the future?

Congress should refrain from spending money it does not have.

Submitted by: Bruce C P. from WY
Oct. 15, 2016, 10 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
123

Would you support requiring an audit of the military budget?

Enormous sums of money spent by the military cannot be accounted for. Should such theft be punished?

Submitted by: Dwight R. from WA
Oct. 25, 2016, 2:46 a.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
13

Do you think the govt should encourage people to persevere through difficulties?

Life can be hard, but instead of giving into being gay, sex change, killing babies in the womb, etc, we can help each other & get all the cleansing & provision we need by faith in Jesus’ grace.

Submitted by: J E. from FL
Oct. 20, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
490

Should we limit or increase the number of refugees coming into the U.S.?

Humanitarian calamities in the Middle East and Latin America have caused tens of millions to flee their homes, creating the worst refugee crisis of our time.

Submitted by: Ben A. from DC
Oct. 13, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
186

Would you support a Supreme Court nominee who will overturn Roe v. Wade?

Our next U.S. Senator will help to determine the makeup of the U.S. Supreme Court and the future of reproductive health care access. Will you support justices who will overturn Roe v. Wade?

Submitted by: Wally G. from NH
Oct. 20, 2016, 2:20 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
440

How would you help people on social security.

It is not an entitlement, as we have paid into it all our working lives. Will you stop giving it to people who haven't paid into it at all, not including families of those who have paid into it.

Submitted by: Sue P. from SC
Oct. 15, 2016, 5:18 a.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
1112

Do you support laws that make it illegal for domestic abusers to access guns?

I am a gun violence survivor. Current gaps in our laws make it too easy for dangerous people to buy guns. Do you support background checks for all gun sales to close the online & gun show loopholes?

Submitted by: Clai L. from NH
Oct. 20, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
141

If you suppport climate change how much are you willing to raise energy taxes?

Raising taxes on energy is sure to come if you accept climate change as science.

Submitted by: Robert R. from MD
Oct. 14, 2016, 6:28 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
71

What would you do about the heroin epidemic and the red tape to get help for add

Too many are dying from heroin. When those struggling with the disease of addiction they cannot obtain the help they need and get supportive affordable housing while in recovery.

Submitted by: Diane M. from NY
Oct. 17, 2016, 8:29 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
919

What's your stance on network neutrality?

I'd like to know if the candidates for the Senate will take any action on network neutrality and preserving the openness and freedom of the internet for all users.

Submitted by: Brandon B. from TX
Oct. 14, 2016, 6:27 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
92

What would you do to make it easier to form labor unions?

Unions are a democratic voice for justice in the workplace. Presently union organizers tend to be fired or demoted. Workers are threatened with plant closures. What would balance the power?

Submitted by: Dwight R. from WA
Oct. 25, 2016, 3:11 a.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
389

What is so wrong with extensive background checks?

Would prevent people who should not own a gun from buying one!

Submitted by: Elaine N. from PA
Oct. 14, 2016, 6:56 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
206

Will you work to abolish the IRS?

The corruption at the IRS is overwhelming we the people. They are targeting orgs and groups to aid and abet political agendas at the WH.

Submitted by: Bruce C P. from WY
Oct. 15, 2016, 1:41 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates

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