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DAVID RIVERA VS. JOE GARCIA ON THE ISSUES: Bailouts, Taxes, Health Care, Immigration, Guns, Abortion…(FL-25 Voter guide)

Posted by FactReal on October 19, 2010

CONGRESS (FL-25)
Candidates for Florida’s
25th Congressional District
DAVID RIVERA
Republican
JOE GARCIA
Democrat
OBAMACARE NO [1] YES [7]
TAXPAYER-FUNDED BAILOUTS NO [2] YES [8]
RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS YES [3] NO [9]
ABORTION ON DEMAND NO [4] YES [10]
TAXPAYER PROTECTION PLEDGE YES [5] NO [11]
AMNESTY FOR ILLEGAL ALIENS NO [6] YES[12]
SOURCES:
1. David Rivera’s website.
2. David Rivera’s website, David Rivera’s facebook page, Faith & Freedom Coalition
3. David Rivera’s website. The NRA gives him an A-.
4. Christian Coalition of Florida
5. Americans for Tax Reform: In the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, candidates and incumbents solemnly bind themselves to oppose any and all tax increases. Rivera signed the pledge.
6. Christian Coalition of Florida
7. Miami Herald (July 25, 2010): Garcia supported “President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform, extending unemployment benefits, allowing ex-President George W. Bush’s tax cuts expire, pushing for change…and promoting federal immigration reform.”
8. Video: Joe Garcia said he’d voted for the bailouts
9. The NRA gives him an F = True enemy of gun owners’ rights. A consistent anti-gun candidate who always opposes gun owners’ rights and/or actively leads anti-gun legislative efforts, or sponsors anti-gun legislation.
10. Pro-ChoiceAmerica.org (9/29/2010): This pro-abortion group reported that the pro-abortion group, NARAL Pro-Choice America, endorsed and donated money to Democrat Joe Garcia.
http://www.prochoiceamerica.org/elections/elections-press-releases/2010/pr09292010_paccontributions.html
http://www.prochoiceamerica.org/elections/pro-choice-voter-guide/race/fl-25.html
11. Americans for Tax Reform: In the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, candidates and incumbents solemnly bind themselves to oppose any and all tax increases. Joe Garcia did not sign the pledge.
12. Miami Herald (July 25, 2010): Garcia supports “federal immigration reform.”
NEWS
Voter guides for Florida voters
Florida’s Proposed Amendment #4 background
Big Democrat donor is behind Amendment #4
Alan Grayson Is Trolling for Donations at Democratic Underground
Chris Coons can’t name the five freedoms in the First Amendment
*ELECTION GUIDES*
2010 FLORIDA ELECTIONS: Amendments Analysis, Voter Guides, Judges, Candidates, …for November 2, 2010

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