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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

IL>IL  Party’s support basePro-choice

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  European Union

Should Italy withdraw from the European Union?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo


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Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

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

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes, our mental healthcare system needs more funding to provide a higher quality of care and services

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Italy?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

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

IL>IL  Party’s support baseLess, and there should be no privatization of the healthcare industry

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes, there is too much fake news and misinformation on social media

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  EU Migrant Quota

Should the EU impose a quota of migrants per country?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

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

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Italy raise taxes on the rich?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  University Tuition

Should tuition at public universities be free?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo, I do not believe in the death penalty

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

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

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo, we should invest in cleaner alternatives such as wind, hydroelectric, thorium, and geothermal

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes, we should respect all cultural traditions

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo, reduce military spending instead

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should Italy accept refugees from Syria?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  EU Army

Do you support the creation of a European Army?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes, but not for cosmetics

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should Italy assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo

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?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits for members of Parliament?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes, and decrease their salary and retirement benefits

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

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

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

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Italian flag?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources instead

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseHelp

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo, I would respect them more if they did but they shouldn’t be required to

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

IL>IL  Party’s support baseNo, these types of donations just turn into bribes