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John Kerry
Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for U.S. Senate, Massachusetts

Massachusetts Democratic Party
1 Bowdoin Sq. 10th FloorBoston, MA 02114
(617) 565-8519
General Philosophy
Personal and Family
Professional Experience
Civic Involvement
Political Experience
Religious Affiliation
Accomplishments and Awards
Educational Background
Military Service
Reasons & Objectives
On Entering Public Service
Abortion, Pro-Life & Genetic Engineering
Partial-birth Abortions
Pro-Life v. Pro-Choice
Roe v. Wade
Stem Cell Research
Stem Cell Research Federal Funding
Civil, Religious, Gay & Human Rights
Affirmative Action
Civil Rights
Civil Unions & Domestic Partnerships
Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA)
Hate Crimes
Hate Crimes Legislation
Human Rights
Roe v. Wade
Same Sex Marriage
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
USA Patriot Act
Courts, Laws & Justice
Activist Judges
Criminal Justice System, Reform & Disparity
Death Penalty
Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA)
Judicial Appointments & Confirmations
Judicial Discretion & Mandatory Sentencing
Crime, Police & Imprisonment
Death Penalty
Hate Crimes
Hate Crimes Legislation
Human Rights
Energy Efficiency Standards
Energy Research and Development
Ethanol & Biofuels
Foreign Oil Energy Independence
Gas Prices & Gas Taxes
Hydrogen Cell Fuel Initiative
Renewable Energy & Fuels
Biodiversity & Biotechnology
Clean Air and Water
Clean Water Act of 1977
Energy Efficiency Standards
Global Environmental Standards
National Forests and Healthy Forests Initiative
Toxic Waste
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment
Federal Budget
Fiscal Policy
Presidential Line-item Veto
Foreign Policy
America's Image Abroad
Deadline for US Pullout
Foreign Policy
Iran Nuclear Deal
Islam and Muslims
Israeli and Palestinian Conflict
Loss of American Lives in Iraq
Middle East
North Korea
Nuclear Weapons & Non-Proliferation Treaty
Promotion of Democracy Around World
Recognition of a Palestinian State
Government, Elections & Politics
527 Stealth & Super PACs
Campaign Spending Limits
Election Reform
Government Reform
Help America Vote Act of 2002
Money and Special Interests
Public Funding of Political Campaigns
Soft-money Political Contributions
Gun & Property Rights
Ban on Bump Stocks & Assault Weapons
Gun Legislation
Right to Own Guns - Second Amendment
Health & Medical
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Children's Health
Disease Prevention
Free Market Health Care
Generic Drugs
Health & Medical
Health and Medical Insurance
Medical Malpractice Reform
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program
Prescription Drugs
Reducing Health Care Costs
Rural Health Care
TRICARE Health Insurance
Universal Medical Care & Insurance
Homeland Security, Immigration, Border Security & Terrorism
9/11 Commission Recommendations
Airport, Air, Rail & Port Security
Border Security & Border Patrol
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Domestic Intelligence & Agencies
Evacuation Preparedness
Guest Worker and H-1B Programs
Homeland Securtiy
Immigration Policy & Reform
Illegal Immigration Enforcement
Immigrants, Refugees, & Asylum Seekers
Local First Responders
National Security
Naturalization Backlog for Immigrants
War on Terror
Water, Hazardous Materials & Bio Terrorism
Internet, Media, Technology, Science & Space
Jobs, Economy, Trade, Business, Industry & Agriculture
Businesses Moving Offshore
Farm Subsidies & Supports
Foreign Job Outsourcing
Guest Worker and H-1B Programs
Trade Barriers to US Goods
Labor, Wages & Unions
Minimum Wage
Marijuana, Illegal Drugs, Alcohol, Cigarettes, Gambling & Prostitution
Illegal Drugs
Medical Use of Marijuana
Recreational Marijuana
Military, National Defense & Veterans
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Military Families
Military Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
National Guard & Reserves
Veterans' Health and Medical Care
Affirmative Action
Poverty, Welfare & Hunger
Schools & Education
After-School, Sports, Art, Music Programs
Education Tax Credits
Head Start
High Schools
Higher Education
Math and Science in Schools
No Child Left Behind
Prayer & Pledge of Allegiance in Schools
Pre-School and Early Childhood Education
Private Schools Vouchers and Funding
Sex and Birth Control Education
Special Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
Student Standards and Testing
Teacher Standards
Teacher Tenure
Textbook Selection
Seniors, Social Security, Medicare, Pensions
Privatizing Social Security
Raising Retirement Age & Reducing Payment Levels
Social Security
Social Security Long Term Viability
Social Security Means Testing
Sex & Sexuality
Civil Unions & Domestic Partnerships
Same Sex Marriage
Sex and Birth Control Education
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
2001 Tax Cuts
Business Tax Breaks and Incentives
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Corporate & Business Taxes
Corporate Tax Breaks & Loopholes
Education Tax Credits
Values, Religion, Family, Patriotism & Public Service
American Values
National Service and AmeriCorps
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