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Jody Hice's Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)

Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 10, Republican

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Issue Positions

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  • Rated 0% by the Planned Parenthood Action Fund (votesmart.org)
  • Cosponsored and voted in favor of H.R.3504 "Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act" (votesmart.org)
  • "I am pleased to be joined by many of my colleagues from Georgia, who are original co-sponsors of the Sanctity of Human Life measure, in rightly defining life as beginning at conception." (votesmart.org)
  • "I have signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. I will not vote to raise your taxes. I strongly support cutting taxes to stimulate our economy and to put more money in your pocket." (votesmart.org)
  • Rated 79% by National Taxpayers Union (votesmart.org)
  • Voted in favor of H.R. 1 "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" (votesmart.org)
  • Rated 100% by Center for Security Policy (votesmart.org)
  • "'After too many years of inadequate funding, outdated equipment, and readiness shortfalls, this NDAA supports increasing defense spending and prioritizes the safety and security of the American people,' said Congressman Hice. 'Our top priority is and has always been to keep America safe.'" (votesmart.org)
  • Rated 92% by Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (votesmart.org)
  • "The fiscal irresponsibility of President Obama and the Democrats is positively breathtaking. Phony stimulus plans, thousands of earmarks (code for political pork spending), creating vast new bureaucracies, creating thousands of new government jobs, this is fiscal irresponsibility on steroids." (votesmart.org)
  • Voted in favor of H.R. 1 "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" (votesmart.org)
  • Rated 79% by National Taxpayers Union (votesmart.org)
  • "High corporate taxes have driven millions of jobs out of the U.S. and into foreign countries." (votesmart.org)
  • "Rather than being a safe haven for special interests and tax manipulators, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will be simple and fair, help create jobs and increase paychecks, and support working families, while restoring certainty to our tax code and our economy […]" (votesmart.org)
  • "Our schools and communities have done just fine in determining how best to accommodate the needs of students on an individual basis without the federal government's intervention. And that's how these decisions should be made -- locally by parents, teachers, students, and school boards -- not by an overreaching executive who has no respect for the rule of law and who has done more to undermine the moral fabric of our country than any President in our history." (votesmart.org)
  • "I fully support an all-of-the-above energy approach to promote American Energy Independence. This includes using our vast resources of oil, natural gas, clean coal technology, wind, solar, and nuclear." (votesmart.org)
  • "In Congress, I will work for a comprehensive plan that includes increased oil and natural gas production, coal production, nuclear power, wind, solar, and other alternative energy sources." (votesmart.org)
  • "Support American Energy Independence by allowing increased domestic production of oil and natural gas, re-starting our nuclear energy program, enhancing clean coal production, and fully supporting the development of alternative renewable energy technologies such as wind and solar power." (votesmart.org)
  • Voted in favor of H.R. 2042 "Ratepayer Protection Act" (votesmart.org)
  • "Unfortunately, President Obama's top-down approach under the Clean Power Plan was deeply flawed and yet another blatant regulatory overreach by his administration." (votesmart.org)
  • "Oppose Cap and Trade legislation because it is really Tax and Kill legislation. In the name of helping the environment, this misguided approach will cripple our economy, raise taxes, raise utility costs, raise all consumer costs, and destroy jobs." (votesmart.org)
  • Rated 0% by Enivornment America (votesmart.org)
  • Rated 93% by the National Rifle Association (votesmart.org)
  • "You can be assured then that as a member of Congress I will be vigilant to defend the right to keep and bear arms because it is foundational to all other Constitutional rights and to our American liberty." (votesmart.org)
  • "As a proud member of the National Rifle Association and Gun Owners of America, an avid hunter, and an owner of a Georgia Weapons Carry License, I am committed in Congress to be a staunch defender of these constitutionally protected rights for law-abiding citizens." (votesmart.org)
  • Voted in favor of H.R. 1628 "American Health Care Act of 2017" (votesmart.org)
  • Voted in favor of H.R.3762 "Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 " (votesmart.org)
  • "The #AHCA is not perfect, but repairing the damage of #Obamacare, lowering costs & protecting people w/ pre-existing conditions is critical." (twitter.com)
  • "We need to repeal Obamacare." (votesmart.org)
  • "[...] we passed several measures that will update the GI Bill and improve educational benefits for our veterans, place strict sanctions on our adversaries, and deliver on the President’s request to build a border wall." (hice.house.gov)
  • Rated 100% by Federation for American Immigration Reform (votesmart.org)
  • "Building a wall would help stop thousands of illegal immigrants which in turn could save tax dollars!" (www.facebook.com)
  • Signed a letter stating: "Before the House departs for the upcoming district work period, we ask House Leadership to bring a bill to the floor that funds enhanced border security measures, including following through on a commitment made by President Trump: the construction of a border wall." (votesmart.org)
  • "I am absolutely opposed to Amnesty. Of course, I know that my stand will bring charges of racism or being anti-Hispanic. That is non-sense as my wife is of Hispanic heritage." (votesmart.org)
  • Rated 100% by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (votesmart.org)
  • Rated 17% by National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (votesmart.org)
  • "[...] we cannot be afraid to stand up to nations like Iran who aggressively sponsor terrorism and threaten us and our allies. To that end, I am fundamentally opposed to the Iran Nuclear Agreement because it does not prevent Iran from being able to obtain a nuclear weapon." (votesmart.org)
  • "Just think about the threats that America faces, most especially from ISIS and the pursuit of nuclear technology by Iran and North Korea […] While no one can predict the future with clarity, our national security is the fundamental responsibility of the federal government." (votesmart.org)
  • Rated 100% by Center for Security Policy (votesmart.org)
  • "Just think about the threats that America faces, most especially from ISIS and the pursuit of nuclear technology by Iran and North Korea […] While no one can predict the future with clarity, our national security is the fundamental responsibility of the federal government." (votesmart.org)
  • Rated 100% by Center for Security Policy (votesmart.org)
  • "[...] we cannot be afraid to stand up to nations like Iran who aggressively sponsor terrorism and threaten us and our allies. To that end, I am fundamentally opposed to the Iran Nuclear Agreement because it does not prevent Iran from being able to obtain a nuclear weapon." (votesmart.org)

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