Candidate Profile
Julian Castro

Democrat

Biography

Name
Julian Castro
Party
Democrat
Race
President of the U.S.
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Not Evaluated

Selected Contributions

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
14
Barack Obama (2013), Carlos Uresti (2010), Hillary Clinton (2016), House Democratic Campaign Committee (2008), Joaquin Castro (2013), Joe Farias (2008) and 8 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
24
Abel Herrero (2009), Ana Hernandez Luna (2010), Armando Lucio Walle (2009), Carlos Uresti (2015), Elliott Naishtat (2009), Garnet Coleman (2014) and 18 more

Summary

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LIBERAL

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CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Right to Life

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

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Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive taxpayer funds or grants from federal, state, or local governments.

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Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

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I support the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which requires health care providers to provide life-saving treatment for infants who survive an attempted abortion.

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Economy

It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has a livable income.

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What changes should be made to the tax code?

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How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

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What is your position on the minimum wage?

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Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

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Religious Liberty

Government should not discriminate against individuals, organizations, or business owners who affirm marriage as between one man and one woman.

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What does "separation of church and state" mean to you?

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Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

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Healthcare

It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has health insurance.

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How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?

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I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance.

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National Security

What is the best way to maintain peace and protect national security?

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What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

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Immigration

I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States.

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Children covered by DACA should be granted legal citizenship.

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How would you re-write immigration laws?

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Education

How would you improve the quality of education in the United States?

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I support charter schools.

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Values

I support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as protected classes in non-discrimination laws.

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Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

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Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.

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How would you address the overcrowding of jails?

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2nd Amendment

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

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What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?

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Other Important Issues

Reparations should be given to people on the basis of race.

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Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?

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The United States should not have withdrawn from the Paris Climate Agreement.

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I support BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanction) against Israel if they refuse to allow the creation of a Palestinian state.

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The Electoral College should be abolished.

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People should be able to vote without photo identification.

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Background

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