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

Complete list of the 2016 Presidential candidate political stances on social issues

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s political views on social 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.

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Pro-life, but allow in cases of rape, incest, or danger to the mother or child Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, and the government should not give funds to any organizations that perform abortions Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should a business be able to deny service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious beliefs? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, board members should be the most qualified regardless of gender Source

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No  Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men Source

Should the government support a separation of church and state by removing references to God on money, federal buildings, and national monuments? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choice Source

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s political views on social 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.

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Pro-choice Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should a business be able to deny service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious beliefs? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students? stats discuss

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

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government support a separation of church and state by removing references to God on money, federal buildings, and national monuments? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes, but do not waste money removing existing references Source

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No, it is a symbol of racism, separatism and treason Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Jill Stein

Jill Stein’s political views on social 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.

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Pro-choice, but providing birth control, sex education, and more social services will help reduce the number of abortions  Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, their services reach far beyond abortions and can save many lives through cancer screening, prenatal services, and adoption referrals 

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes  Source

Should a business be able to deny service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious beliefs? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No, all customers deserve to be treated equally  Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes Source

Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes 

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes  Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No, too many people are innocently convicted  Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, preventing women from serving in combat roles is discriminatory 

Should the government support a separation of church and state by removing references to God on money, federal buildings, and national monuments? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, but do not waste money removing existing references  Source

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

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

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes  Source

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No, it is a symbol of racism, separatism and treason  Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? 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 social 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.

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Pro-choice Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies Source

Should a business be able to deny service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious beliefs? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, all customers deserve to be treated equally Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes Source

Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, board members should be the most qualified regardless of gender Source

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, too many people are innocently convicted Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men Source

Should the government support a separation of church and state by removing references to God on money, federal buildings, and national monuments? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, but do not waste money removing existing references Source

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

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

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choice Source

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, each state should have the right to display any flag they choose Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes Source

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