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Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Funding

Should the government increase spending on healthcare?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes, and do not privatize any services

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseNo, and disallow politicians that are under investigation for a crime

Education  ›  University Tuition

Should tuition at public universities be free?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes, but only if the spending goes towards environmentally friendly solutions


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Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Filipino flag?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes, and it should be illegal to burn any nation’s flag

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes, as long as it is safe for them to return to their country

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?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes, and ban all disposable products that are not made of at least 75% of biodegradable material

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Philippines raise taxes on the rich?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes, but only if they are repeated offenders

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

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

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseNo, and enact legislation preventing government surveillance of citizen communications

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should Philippines maintain a presence at the United Nations?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes, and use the U.N. peacekeeping forces to protect our interests

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes, but only for horrific crimes with undeniable evidence

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseNo, but increase funding for addiction prevention and rehabilitation

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support basePro-life, and I also oppose abortion for victims of rape and incest

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Philippines increase or decrease military spending?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseIncrease, but only after our deficit is drastically reduced

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

WaF>WaF  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?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

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

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

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

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

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

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

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

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

WaF>WaF  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?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Philippines raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseLower

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes, every citizen deserves the right to vote

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseIncrease

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should Philippines accept refugees from Syria?

WaF>WaF  Party’s support baseYes