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James Paterson’s policies on social issues

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average Australian voter ranked them on the quiz.


Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbasePro-choice, but ban after the first three months

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage?

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseYes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseYes, as long as they pass the same background checks as straight couples

Social  ›  Euthanasia

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseYes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illness

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Pill Testing at Music Festivals

Do you support drug testing at live music festivals?

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

Social  ›  Safe Schools

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition?

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete against athletes that differ from their assigned sex at birth?

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Lock Out Laws

Do you support lock out laws?

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseNo