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Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  European Union

Should Sweden withdraw from the European Union?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo, but renegotiate for strict limits on migration into the country and the terms of our monetary contributions

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes, but allow people to use private insurance

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Sweden raise taxes on the rich?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

CD>CD  Party’s support basePro-choice, but ban after the first three months


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Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Video Surveillance

Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  United States of Europe

Should the EU evolve into the United States of Europe?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo, but we should ban immigrants from “high risk” countries

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in Sweden, have the right to vote?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  University Tuition

Should tuition at public universities be free?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  EU Authoritarian Sanctions

Should the EU sanction member countries with authoritarian governments?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseMore

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should Sweden assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo, capture, interrogate, and imprison them instead

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation

the Economy  ›  Inheritance Tax

Should Sweden abolish the inheritance tax?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Swedish flag?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes, as long as they have finished serving their sentence

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes, but require the labelling of foods that are genetically modified

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Net Neutrality

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)?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet

Elections  ›  Political Party Subsidies

Should political parties receive money from the government?

CD>CD  Party’s support baseNo