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Jack Carter on the Issues

Jack Carter on Abortion

  • Reduce abortion through education and contraceptives use. (May 2006)
  • Oppose abortion, but pro-choice as a personal-freedom person. (Feb 2006)

Jack Carter on Budget & Economy

  • Katrina showed Bush's incompetence & fiscal irresponsibility. (May 2006)
  • Pay-as-you-go, by cutting programs or raising taxes. (May 2006)
  • Shift spending from wars to infrastructure and benefits. (Apr 2006)

Jack Carter on Civil Rights

  • Personal freedoms include sexual orientation. (Jul 2006)
  • Existing legislation satisfactory on affirmative action. (Jun 2006)
  • Sexual orientation is protected by civil rights laws. (Jun 2006)
  • Congress, not the president, should decide eavesdropping. (Feb 2006)

Jack Carter on Corporations

No stance on record.

Jack Carter on Crime

  • Death penalty acceptable fair trial & representation. (Jun 2006)
  • Judges should have some judicial authority. (Jun 2006)

Jack Carter on Drugs

  • Up to Nevadans to decide whether to regulate pot. (Feb 2006)

Jack Carter on Education

  • Teach Reading, Writing and Rithmetic, not values. (Jul 2006)
  • Engage teachers & parents to improve public education system. (May 2006)
  • School reform needs follow-through. (Apr 2006)

Jack Carter on Energy & Oil

  • Reliance on foreign oil destabilizes our economy. (Jul 2006)
  • Replace coal & oil with alternatives. (Jun 2006)

Jack Carter on Environment

  • Ensign's failing environment grade is significant deficiency. (Oct 2006)

Jack Carter on Families & Children

  • Some family values should be taught in schools. (Jun 2006)

Jack Carter on Foreign Policy

  • On Axis of Evil: Are you better off today than 4 years ago? (Oct 2006)

Jack Carter on Free Trade

  • Trade competition forces efficient behavior. (Jul 2006)
  • Support & expand free trade. (Jun 2006)

Jack Carter on Government Reform

  • Stop the mauling of our Constitutional balance of powers. (May 2006)
  • Consider public financing of federal campaigns. (May 2006)

Jack Carter on Gun Control

  • Owning guns is Constitutionally enunciated personal freedom. (Jul 2006)
  • Supports 2nd Amendment absolutely, except for felons. (Jun 2006)

Jack Carter on Health Care

  • Support individual states enforcing their coverage standards. (May 2006)
  • Consider single-payer, forced insurance, & pooled insurance. (May 2006)
  • Establish universal healthcare standards, like in education. (Apr 2006)
  • Medicare plan is written by and for the drug companies. (Feb 2006)

Jack Carter on Homeland Security

  • Should not run our armed services on a shoe string. (Jul 2006)
  • Reallocate resources within the armed forces. (Jun 2006)
  • Increase port security and inspect every incoming container. (Apr 2006)
  • Katrina: replace cronyism with expertise. (Apr 2006)

Jack Carter on Immigration

  • Get a pathway to citizenship and end political football. (Oct 2006)
  • Improve border security, but not with harsh measures. (Apr 2006)
  • Give guest workers a path to citizenship. (Apr 2006)
  • Make employers responsible for hiring legal workers. (Apr 2006)
  • Provide path to citizenship and increased border security. (Apr 2006)

Jack Carter on Jobs

No stance on record.

Jack Carter on Principles & Values

  • I'm fed up with this administration & my opponent. (Oct 2006)
  • Campaign funding source doesn't matter; "we the people" do. (Oct 2006)
  • There are certain values that are intuitive to all Americans. (May 2006)
  • Corruption in government turns people off. (May 2006)
  • Common sense, honesty, integrity are our American Values. (Feb 2006)
  • Core values have brought America to pinnacle of world power. (Feb 2006)
  • Running because government moved away from our core values. (Feb 2006)
  • Replace Washington's voice to NV with NV's voice in DC. (Feb 2006)
  • My opponent votes with the Administration 96% of the time. (Feb 2006)
  • On listening tour, deciding when to get into race. (Oct 2005)
  • Avoided media during father's presidency. (Oct 2005)
  • Candidacy supported by Sen. Harry Reid. (Oct 2005)
  • Social liberal with conservative Southern roots. (Oct 2005)

Jack Carter on Social Security

  • Stock market too volatile for Social Security. (Jul 2006)
  • Opposes privatizing. (Jun 2006)

Jack Carter on Tax Reform

  • Oppose the elimination of the sales tax deduction by the GOP. (May 2006)

Jack Carter on War & Peace

  • Help Iraq gov't reconcile differences, & leave in 3-6 months. (May 2006)
  • Use carrot & stick to form Iraqi gov't & then get out. (May 2006)
  • Iraq invasion violated common sense. (Feb 2006)

Jack Carter on Welfare & Poverty

  • No government funding of church-based welfare. (Jul 2006)
  • Don't allow churches to provide welfare services. (Jun 2006)