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Former Republican Representative (IN-7):
Brian Kerns on the Issues

Brian Kerns on Abortion

  • Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on federal crime to harm fetus while committing other crimes. (Apr 2001)

Brian Kerns on Budget & Economy

No stance on record.

Brian Kerns on Civil Rights

  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)

Brian Kerns on Corporations

  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)

Brian Kerns on Crime

No stance on record.

Brian Kerns on Drugs

  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)

Brian Kerns on Education

  • Voted NO on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Let schools display the words "God Bless America". (Oct 2001)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)

Brian Kerns on Energy & Oil

  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)

Brian Kerns on Environment

No stance on record.

Brian Kerns on Families & Children

  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)

Brian Kerns on Foreign Policy

  • Voted NO on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)

Brian Kerns on Free Trade

No stance on record.

Brian Kerns on Government Reform

  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)

Brian Kerns on Gun Control

  • No lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jan 2001)

Brian Kerns on Health Care

  • Voted YES on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)

Brian Kerns on Homeland Security

No stance on record.

Brian Kerns on Immigration

  • Voted NO on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)

Brian Kerns on Jobs

  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)

Brian Kerns on Principles & Values

No stance on record.

Brian Kerns on Social Security

  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)

Brian Kerns on Tax Reform

  • Voted YES on $99 B economic stimulus: capital gains & income tax cuts. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on Tax cut package of $958 B over 10 years. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the Estate Tax ("death tax"). (Apr 2001)
  • Phaseout the death tax. (Mar 2001)

Brian Kerns on War & Peace

No stance on record.

Brian Kerns on Welfare & Poverty

  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)