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Former Republican Representative (MA-6):
Peter Torkildsen on the Issues

Peter Torkildsen on Abortion

No stance on record.

Peter Torkildsen on Budget & Economy

  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)

Peter Torkildsen on Civil Rights

No stance on record.

Peter Torkildsen on Corporations

No stance on record.

Peter Torkildsen on Crime

  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeus corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)

Peter Torkildsen on Drugs

No stance on record.

Peter Torkildsen on Education

  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)

Peter Torkildsen on Energy & Oil

No stance on record.

Peter Torkildsen on Environment

No stance on record.

Peter Torkildsen on Families & Children

  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)

Peter Torkildsen on Foreign Policy

No stance on record.

Peter Torkildsen on Free Trade

No stance on record.

Peter Torkildsen on Government Reform

  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)

Peter Torkildsen on Gun Control

No stance on record.

Peter Torkildsen on Health Care

No stance on record.

Peter Torkildsen on Homeland Security

  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
  • School assistance to survivors of injured federal police. (Oct 1996)

Peter Torkildsen on Immigration

No stance on record.

Peter Torkildsen on Jobs

  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)

Peter Torkildsen on Principles & Values

  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)

Peter Torkildsen on Social Security

  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)

Peter Torkildsen on Tax Reform

  • Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes. (Sep 1994)

Peter Torkildsen on War & Peace

  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)

Peter Torkildsen on Welfare & Poverty

  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)