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The quick guide to America’s 2016 Presidential candidates stances on domestic policy issues

Complete list of the 2016 Presidential candidate political stances on domestic policy issues

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s political views on domestic policy issues

Donald Trump is President elect of the United States. Trump was a New York City based real estate developer, television personality and author. Trump is an alumnus of Fordham University and the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce.

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, until the frequency of terrorist attacks by Muslim extremists decrease Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the NSA (National Security Agency) be allowed to collect basic metadata of citizen’s phone calls such as numbers, timestamps, and call durations? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, basic data collection is necessary to track suspected terrorists Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the redrawing of Congressional districts be controlled by an independent, non-partisan commission? stats discuss

Donald Trump has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should corporations and unions (Super PACs) be allowed to donate to political candidates? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, he should be returned to the U.S. to stand trial and face the consequences of his actions Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Donald Trump has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military upgrade Air Force One? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s political views on domestic policy issues

Hillary Clinton was the Democratic Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Clinton served as United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, a U.S. Senator from New York State from 2001 to 2009 and First Lady of the United States under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001. Clinton is an alumna of Wellesley College and Yale Law School.

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: The "no-fly list" as it is needs to be reevaluated. 

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No, targeting Muslims is unconstitutional, racist, and incendiary Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should the NSA (National Security Agency) be allowed to collect basic metadata of citizen’s phone calls such as numbers, timestamps, and call durations? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should the redrawing of Congressional districts be controlled by an independent, non-partisan commission? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes  Source

Should corporations and unions (Super PACs) be allowed to donate to political candidates? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No, only voters should be allowed to finance political campaigns Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes, as long as landowners are fairly compensated and the projects will benefit the community Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No, he should be returned to the U.S. to stand trial and face the consequences of his actions Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No Source

Should the military upgrade Air Force One? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No Source

Jill Stein

Jill Stein’s political views on domestic policy issues

Jill Stein was the Green Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Stein is a physician and was a candidate for the Governor of Massachusetts in 2002 and 2010. Stein is an alumna of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training  Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes 

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption  Source

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No, targeting Muslims is unconstitutional, racist, and incendiary Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Jill Stein has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the NSA (National Security Agency) be allowed to collect basic metadata of citizen’s phone calls such as numbers, timestamps, and call durations? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity  Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time  Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No, and pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant  Source

Should the redrawing of Congressional districts be controlled by an independent, non-partisan commission? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting  Source

Should corporations and unions (Super PACs) be allowed to donate to political candidates? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No, only voters should be allowed to finance political campaigns  Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, but only for public projects and never for private projects Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, and drastically increase the current amount of programs  Source

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet  Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors  Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, he should be protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Jill Stein has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military upgrade Air Force One? stats discuss

Jill Stein has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson’s political views on domestic policy issues

Gary Johnson was the Libertarian Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Johnson served as the governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003. Johnson is an alumnus of the University of New Mexico –Albuquerque.

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, only for criminals and the mentally ill Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, it is unconstitutional to deny someone’s rights without due process Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption Source

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, targeting Muslims is unconstitutional, racist, and incendiary Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, this is a violation of free speech Source

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, manufacturers and dealers should only be held liable for negligence Source

Should the NSA (National Security Agency) be allowed to collect basic metadata of citizen’s phone calls such as numbers, timestamps, and call durations? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, and pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant Source

Should the redrawing of Congressional districts be controlled by an independent, non-partisan commission? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting Source

Should corporations and unions (Super PACs) be allowed to donate to political candidates? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, any restriction on campaign spending violates the first amendment Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, and the government should never be allowed to seize private property Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, and minority groups should not receive any favorable treatment Source

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, but I would prefer to privatize it instead Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, he should be protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Gary Johnson has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military upgrade Air Force One? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No Source

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