Gary Swing – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for U.S. House Of Representatives Congressional District 6, Colorado

Green Party of Colorado
6000 W. Yale Ave.Denver CO 80227
(303) 720-4541
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General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Goals If Elected
Achievements If Elected
Areas to Concentrate On
Immigration, a General Statement
Illegal Immigration and Reform
Illegal Immigration Amnesty
Border Security
Federal Enforcement of Immigration Laws
State Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws
Local Enforcement of Immigration Laws
State and Local Immigration Laws
Guest Worker Program
Securing Our Borders
Visa Enforcement
Arizona's Strict New Immigration Law
English-Only Laws
Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants
Real ID Act
Database Of Foreigners
Immigration Application Fees
Using National Guard Troops to Secure Mexican Border
Employers Who Hire Illegals
Illegal Immigration as a Felony
Criminalize Assistance to Illegal Immigrants
Immigrant Troops
Legal Status for Undocumented Farm Workers
English as the Official National Language
Alien Minors
Minutemen Project
National Security & Terrorism
National Security
NSA Surveillance of Citizens
National Security Agency (NSA)
Torture of Terrorists
Making Our Homeland More Secure
Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission
Radical Fundamentalism
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
National Guard in the Department of Homeland Security vs. Defense
Domestic Intelligence Agencies
Color-Coded Warning System
Air Security
War on Terror, a General Statement
War on Terrorism Policies
National Intelligence Estimate Assessment
Guantanamo Bay Prison (GITMO)
Terrorist Prisoner Rights Under Geneva Conventions
Trials of Terrorist and Combantant Detainees
Habeas Corpus and Legal Rights for Combatant Detainees
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Gay Marriage
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
Prohibiting Same Sex Marriage Recognition between States (Defense of Marriage Act)
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Homosexuality as a Choice or Genetics
Homosexuality as being Immoral or a Sin
Exposing Children to Gay Couples
Marriage Left Solely to the States
Sexual Orientation in Anti-Discrimination Laws
Federal Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment
Equal Tax Treatment of Same Sex Couples
Domestic Partnerships
Civil Unions
Gays Serving in the Military
Gays Adopting Children
Iran, a General Statement
Iran Nuclear Deal
Military Strike
Economic Sanctions Against Iran
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy, a General Statement
Foreign Aid
North Korea
Latin America (South & Central)
Nuclear Weapons & Non-Proliferation Treaty
Promotion of Democracy Around World
America's Image Abroad
United Nations (UN)
International Criminal Court (ICC)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
US Treaties
Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro
Middle East
Palestinian West Bank and Gaza
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
Afghanistan, a General Statement
Pakistan, a General Statement
Iraq, a General Statement
Timetable for Withdrawal
US Military Presence in Afghanistan
Predator Drone Strikes
Taliban & Radical Islamic Jihadists
Iraq Policy
Iraq Reconstruction
Iraq Political Progress
Private Security like Blackwater
Cutting Off War Funding
Federalizing Iraq into Kurd, Shiite and Sunni States
Humanitarian Situation in Iraq
Length of Deployments
Continued US Military Presence in Iraq
Deadline for US Pullout
Troop Surge
Iraq's Role in War on Terror
Loss of American Lives in Iraq
Staying in Iraq for "as long as it takes to do the job"
Iraq Role in Making Americans Safer
Military & Defense
Use of Military Force
Gays in the Military
Missile Defense System
Defense and Military Budget
Military Adequacy
Military Industrial Establishment
Cluster Bombs
Reducing Military Costs
Re-instituting the Draft
Military Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC Commission)
Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty
Jobs, a General Statement
Affirmative Action
Federal Reserve
Aging of Population
Labor Wages & Unions
Minimum Wage
National Sales Tax
Child Tax Credit
Oil Company Tax Breaks
Internal Revenu Service (IRS)
No Child Left Behind Act, a General Statement
Sex Education and Birth Control Options
Evolution and Intelligent Design Education
Gay and Lesbian Orientation Education
Religion in Public Schools
"Under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance
Charter Schools
Federal Funding of Private Schools
School Choice
Magnet Schools
Bilingual Education
Elections & Politics
Elections, a General Statement
Campaign Spending Limits
Voter Photo ID and Other Requirements
Tea Party Movement
Election Reform
Campaign Finance Reform
Public Funding of Political Campaigns
Reform of Redistricting (Gerrymandering)
Voting and Election Reform
Voting Machines and Paper Ballots
Election-day Registration
Voting Right of Felons & Ex-Prisoners
DC Voting Representation in Congress
Government, a General Statement
Government Reform
Bureaucracy & Regulations
States' Rights
Government Ethics
Single 6 Year Term for US President
Term Limits for US Representatives and Senators
FEMA and Hurricane Katrina
Carbon Tax
Higher Gasoline Tax
Kyoto Protocol
Interior Department
Factory Farms
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Legality of Abortion - Roe v. Wade
Pro-Life and Pro-Choice
Abortion, a General Statement
Parental Notification
Life Beginning at Conception
Criminalizing Out-of-State Abortions
Abortion Protesters
Right to Life Constitutional Amendment
Access to Contraception
The Morning After Pill (Plan B)
Partial-birth Abortions
Federal Funding for Abortion
Unborn Victims of Violence Act
Abortion for Rape and Incest
Stem-cell Research for Medical Advancements
Using Embryos in Stem Cell Research
Federal Funding for Stem Cell Research
Cloning, a General Statement
Human Cloning
Guns, a General Statement
Right to Own Guns - Second Amendment
Gun Control Legislation
Renewal of Ban on Assault Weapons Purchases
National Rifle Association (NRA)
DC Gun Ban
Gun Shows
African, Latino & Native Americans
US Treaties with Native Americans
Trade, a General Statement
North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Free Market Vision
Global Workers' Rights
Global Environmental Standards
World Trade Organization / General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (WTO/GATT)
Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA)
North American Union
Internet, Media & Communications
Internet Pornography
Media, a General Statement
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Federal Budget & Debt
Deficit Spending
Balanced Budget & Constitutional Amendment
Presidential Line-item Veto Power
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance, a General Statement
Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
Universal Medical Care / Insurance
Employers' Medical Insurance
Crime, a General Statement
Victimless Crimes
Courts, Laws & Justice
Death Penalty
Justice Department
Criminals Serving Their Full Terms
Three Strikes Criminal Sentencing Standard
Voting Rights for X-Felons
Obscenity Laws
Conservative / Liberal Balance on Supreme Court
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care, a General Statement
Mental Health
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy, a General Statement
Values, Religion & Family
Family Values
School & Public Prayer
American Values
Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide
Mosque Near Ground Zero
Religion & State - First Amendment
Religion in Government
Religious Tolerance
A Candidate's Religious Beliefs
Atheists and Agnostics
Mormon Religion and Polygamy
Ordination of Gay Clergy
Ordination of Women Clergy
Evolution vs. Intelligent Design
Faith-Based Volunteer Efforts
Teen Pregnancy
Indecency in the Media
Media Violence and Sex
Pornography and Adult Oriented Media
Desecration of Flag Constitutional Amendment
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts
Civil Rights
Civil Rights, a General Statement
USA Patriot Act
Hate Crimes
Human Rights
Equal Rights Amendment
National Security Agency (NSA) Electronic Surveillance of US Citizens
Illegal Drugs & Marijuana
Illegal Drugs, a General Statement
Medical Use of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana
War on Drugs
Punishments for Drug Crimes
Marijuana, a General Statement
Doping in Sports
Public Service
Mandate Public Service
Science, Technology & Space
Space, a General Statement
Food & Agriculture
Food, a General Statement
Alcohol, Cigarettes & Gambling
Alcohol, a General Statement
Lower Drinking Age from 21
Requiring States Set the Legal Drinking Age to 21 to Receive Federal Funds
Cigarettes, a General Statement
Gambling, a General Statement
Financial Crisis
Financial Crisis
$700 Billion Troubled Asset Relief Bailout
Financial Industry Regulation
Financial Meltdown
America's Brand of Capitalism
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