Bernie Sanders supports abortion, even late-term abortions (see
Abortion is Murder), and the continued funding of Planned Parenthood.
Bernie Sanders' Healthcare Platform
Bernie Sanders proposes to replace Obamacare with a system that covers everyone
under Medicare, which would be empowered to negotiate prices with drug makers,
import drugs from Canada, and restore prescription drug discounts
for senior citizens.
Bernie Sanders' Platform on Homosexual Marriage
Bernie Sanders supports homosexual marriage and applauded the 2015 U.S. Supreme
Court ruling in favor of homosexual marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges (see
Ages of Supreme Court Justices).
In 2000, Bernie Sanders, then Vermont's U.S. Representative, helped Vermont
become the first state in the nation to legally recognize homosexual unions. In
2009, the U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders helped Vermont become the first state in
the nation to legalize homosexual marriage (see
Bible verses about Homosexuality).
Bernie Sanders' Economic Platform
Bernie Sanders proposes to raise the federal minimum wage to $15/hour by
2020 and annually spend $1.4 trillion to offer Medicare for all citizens,
$200 billion to modernize America's infrastructure, $75 billion to reduce
student debt and make all public universities tuition-free, $32 billion to offer
12 weeks of paid medical and family leave for all employees, $11 billion to
promote clean energy, and $6 billion to create jobs for youth.
To finance these expenditures, Bernie Sanders proposes to substantially raise
income, capital gains, dividend and estate taxes on the wealthy, and tax
financial speculation, including credit default swaps, as well as
corporate profits being held offshore to avoid taxation (see
America in Decline).
Bernie Sanders also wants to break up banks that are considered too-big-to fail
and reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act to again prevent financial
institutions from being both a bank and a securities firm.
Bernie Sanders' Foreign Policy Platform
Bernie Sanders proposes withdrawing all U.S. troops from Afghanistan and leaving
the Middle Eastern nations deal with ISIS. He opposes a no-fly zone in Syria and
training Syrian rebels to fight ISIS. He support President Obama's nuclear deal
with Iran and rapprochement with Cuba.
Bernie Sanders' Immigration Platform
Bernie Sanders favors leaving our borders as is and granting a path to
citizenship to the illegal immigrants who are in the country (see
Justice of God).