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Kerry the "liberal"?

Here's another set of stats on how Kerry voted re: ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) positions. The data is a bit old, but still should be considered.

Voted WITH the ACLU ("liberal") position

School Vouchers H.R. 2546
Welfare Overhaul H.R. 3734
Limits on habeas corpus S. 735
Defense of Marriage H.R. 3396
HIV and the Military S. 1124
Flag Desecration S.J. Res 31
Employment Non-Discrimination S. 2056
Late Term Abortion Ban H.R. 1833

Voted AGAINST the ACLU Position:

Religious Institutions and Government Funding S. 1956
Prison Litigation Reform Act H.R. 3019
Internet Censorship S. 652
Campaign Finance Reform S. 1219
Medical Records Privacy H.R. 3103
Denial of Benefits to Immigrants H.R. 2202
National ID Card S. 1664
Wiretapping I S. 735
Counter-terrorism S. 735

Not voting:

Wiretapping II S. 735

Percentage of the time Senator Kerry voted with the ACLU 47%

Copyright 1996, The American Civil Liberites Union

Info is fro0m the ACLU online archives. These pages are not updated. For the latest information from the ACLU, go to

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