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Barry Loudermilk's Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)

Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 11, Republican

On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House (GA) - District 11

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Barry Loudermilk has failed to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2020 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests from Vote Smart and voters like you.

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  • Rated 100% by National Right to Life Committee. (votesmart.org)
  • "Abortion prevents the first unalienable right - LIFE. I am addressing the House about overturning #RoevWade" (twitter.com)
  • Cosponsored and voted in favor of H.R.3504 "Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act" (votesmart.org)
  • "Lower taxes, deregulation, and better trade deals are key to a booming economy - not the #ProAct, which House Dems just passed..." (twitter.com)
  • "True tax reform can only be achieved by abolishing both the IRS and the current tax code and replacing both with a simpler and equitable tax system such as the Flat Tax, Fair Tax or Simple Tax." (loudermilkforcongress.com)
  • "I will continue to work hard for issues our Seniors care about, including Social Security and Medicare." (twitter.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • "Although some of these reforms were in the bill Speaker Pelosi rushed to the floor last week, that bill contained provisions that our local agencies agree would put their departments and officers at great risk. Most importantly, removing qualified immunity, they all agreed, would make retaining or hiring police officers virtually impossible. Just as we should not equate peaceful protesters to the vandals and rioters; neither can we accuse all law enforcement officers of being bad cops based on the actions of a few. At the end of the day, our police are a part of the solution, not a part of the problem." (votesmart.org)
  • "Today, I voted for a bill that will give our service members a much deserved pay increase and will shore up our lagging defense budget." (twitter.com)
  • "Let's show the world real leadership. Balance the fed budget, cut fed spending, reduce regulation on business. #GAPOL #SOTU" (twitter.com)
  • "What POTUS didn't address, rising national debt, deficit spending ,failures of ACA, and strengthening the economy. #GAPOL #FIXAMERICA" (twitter.com)
  • "Americans are winning as President Trump just signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act!" (twitter.com)
  • "More great news: “Fifth Third Bank will pay more than 13,500 employees a bonus and raise the minimum wage of its workforce to $15 an hour after the passage of the Republican tax plan that will cut the bank's corporate tax rate.” #winning" (twitter.com)
  • "Senate worked on crucial bipartisan bill to ensure Americans have income and can keep jobs in this crisis. Pelosi /Schumer want to exploit the #Coronavirus crisis, with non-related add-ons." (twitter.com)
  • "Small businesses are being hit hardest financially by the COVID-19 pandemic.That’s why Congress just passed a supplemental funding bill, adding more than $300 billion in relief funds to thePaycheck Protection Program. #InItTogether Stay safe and healthy!" (twitter.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • "Gas prices are hitting new lows for the year in Georgia, and America is a major player in the world energy market. That’s more money in your pocket and a more secure nation thanks to our conservative solutions." (twitter.com)
  • "In 2016, the Republican led Congress fought to lift a 40-year ban on oil exports. Over the 2 years that followed, we worked with Pres. Trump to create the conditions that have resulted in the U.S. being the #1 producer of oil and natural gas in the world." (twitter.com)
  • "We must utilize our domestic resources to their full potential. We can revitalize our economy by freeing up American energy. #gapol" (twitter.com)
  • Signed a letter stating " We write to express our continued and serious concerns regarding the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan (CPP), Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS), and Ozone Standard of 70 parts per billion(ppb) Rules." (votesmart.org)
  • "The damaging ramifications of this deal weren't properly evaluated, and now it's taking away jobs from hardworking Americans. A free economy is the best way to work towards promoting job creation and economic prosperity, along with stewarding our God-given resources and environment. President Trump is making the right decision withdrawing from the Paris Agreement on climate change, and I fully support his decision." (votesmart.org)
  • "The safety and security of the people of this country is a core responsibility of our government, which, Barry believes, includes protecting every citizen's right to protect themselves and their family. Barry remains a strong supporter of the Second Amendment, and opposes measures to restrict the rights of law abiding citizens to purchase and carry firearms." (votesmart.org)
  • "We can't let that happen. We must repeal & replace #Obamacare!" (twitter.com)
  • "One step we could take to help families is to repeal Obamacare!" (twitter.com)
  • Voted against HR 6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act. (votesmart.org)
  • "The sheer increase of illegal drugs pouring into the U.S. only reaffirms our need for more security, including a border wall. #BuildtheWall #AmericaFirst" (twitter.com)
  • "The wall is being built, and Mexico is working with us to stop the flow of illegal immigrants before they reach the border." (twitter.com)
  • "I agree with President @realDonaldTrump's decision to reverse DACA and call on Congress to fundamentally reform our immigration policy." (twitter.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • "Tariffs on autos will raise prices for American consumers and lower demand, ultimately leading to decreased U.S. production, investment and employment. We urge you to do everything you can to avoid trade restrictions that would negatively impact the U.S. auto sector and undermine our economic security." (votesmart.org)

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