10 MASSIVE Policy Differences Between Clinton and Trump (and Democrats and Republicans): What Do YOU Want for America?


Beyond the bitterness, the sensational news stories and the personalities of Election 2016, America has an extraordinarily easy and clear choice on November 8, 2016.  On almost every major issue the two major Presidential candidates and the candidates for The House of Representatives and The Senate from the two major parties have completely different positions.

So, it’s pretty easy to decide how to vote.  What do you want?  You can choose YOUR America.

1.  If you want women to continue to be able to have the right to choose an abortion, vote for Clinton and Democrats
If you want abortion to again be illegal in various states, vote for Trump and Republicans

Donald Trump has promised to appoint Supreme Court Justices who will overturn “Roe v. Wade” and with at least 1 and possibly as many as 3 Justices to appoint, “Roe v. Wade” would like be overturned by Trump appointees.

2.  If you want restrictions on gun registration and gun ownership, vote for Clinton and Democrats
If you want less restriction on gun registration and gun ownership, vote for Trump and Republicans

Donald Trump has promised to appoint Supreme Court Justices who will nullify state and federal laws that impinge on The 2nd Amendment in any way Hillary Clinton will appoint Justices who will allow some limitations.

3.  If you believe that man-made Climate Change is a scientific fact and want legislation passed to increase Renewable Energy and fight Climate Change, vote for Clinton and Democrats
If you don’t believe that man-made Climate Change is a scientific fact and/or don’t want legislation to fight Climate Change, vote for Trump and Republicans

Donald Trump has stated that “Climate Change is a hoax” and wants to increase America’s reliance on coal and other fossil fuels.  Hillary Clinton has consistently campaigned for renewable energy and climate action.

4.  If you want Equal Pay for Women, vote for Clinton and Democrats
If you don’t want to change the laws to mandate Equal Pay for Women, vote for Trump and Republicans

Hillary Clinton has campaigned for and would sign Equal Pay for Women legislation

5.  If you want Gay Marriage and Gay Rights to continue to be protected by The Supreme Court, vote for Clinton and Democrats
If you don’t want Gay Marriage and Gay Rights to continue to be protected by The Supreme Court, vote for Trump and Republicans

Donald Trump has vowed to appoint a strict constructionist Conservative in the mode of Antonin Scalia. Such Justices do not consider Gay Marriage or Gay Rights to be protected by The Constitution. Hillary Clinton will appoint Justices who will continue the protection of these rights.

6.  If you want to increase the Minimum Wage, vote for Clinton and Democrats
If you don’t want to increase the Minimum Wage, vote for Trump and Republicans

Only Hillary Clinton has campaigned for and would sign an increase in the National Minimum Wage

7.  If you want lower College Tuition Loan Rates and Free College for some or all, vote for Clinton and Democrats
If you don’t want lower College Tuition Loan Rates and/or Free College for some or all, vote for Trump and Republicans

Only Hillary Clinton has campaigned for and would sign a lowering of tuition loan rates and legislation providing free college for all

8.  If you want Lower Taxes for wealthy individuals and corporations, vote for Trump and Republicans
If you want Higher Taxes for wealthy individuals and corporations, vote for Clinton and Democrats

Donald Trump wants to lower tax rates on wealthy individuals and corporations.  Hillary Clinton wants to raise tax rates on wealthy individuals and corporations

9.  If you want to reverse “Citizens United” and take money out of politics, vote for Clinton or Trump and Democrats
If you want to keep “Citizens United” and to keep money in politics, vote for Republicans

Hillary Clinton has campaigned on reversing “Citizens United”, would appoint Justices to overturn it and would sign bills taking money out of politics.  Donald Trump seems to be somewhat in favor of
campaign finance reform but strict constructionist Conservative Justices would not overturn “Citizens United”.  All other Republicans in Congress support “Citizens United”

10.  If you want Automatic Voter Registration, vote for Clinton and Democrats.
If you don’t want Automatic Voter Registration, vote for Trump and Republicans

Hillary Clinton and Democrats universally want to increase the number of people eligible to vote.  Donald Trump and Republicans support restrictions on access to voting.

 *The positions of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are based on their frequent statements during the Presidential campaign.  Statements about Republicans and Democrats are based on the Republican and Democratic platforms and the voting records and stated positions of all or a vast majority of the Presidential, Senate and House candidates. Some individual Republican and Democratic candidates for The House and The Senate may have positions that vary from their party platforms so if you would like to verify the position of the House and Senate candidates in your district and state you can consult their campaign websites or contact them directly by email or through their social media accounts.

Richard Greene is a former attorney, Congressional candidate, Fellow at The Constitutional Rights Foundation, radio show host and the Founder of  “The 279 for Change Campaign” (www.279forChange.us)

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