Candidates and Issues

Candidates+and+Issues

Kate Wasson , Editor-at-Large

This election has been one to remember. With both candidates and their long lists of plans and policies, it’s crucial that every American understand just how important it is to not only agree with the candidate, but their policies and ideas.

Issues:

Immigration:

Hillary Clinton: In favor of a stricter but more efficient system

Donald Trump: In favor of a physical border

Gun Control:

Hillary Clinton: In favor of closing the Charleston Loophole and universal background checks

Donald Trump: In favor of protecting the 2nd Amendment

Education:

Hillary Clinton: in favor of a strong public education system

Donald Trump: In favor of ending Common Core.

Women’s Health:

Hillary Clinton: In favor of a women’s right to choose and funding Planned Parenthood

Donald Trump: In favor of making abortion illegal, defunding Planned Parenthood, and repealing the Affordable Care Act.

Terrorism:

Hillary Clinton: In favor of ending ISIS by working with allies to dismantle global terror networks, and take out ISIS strongholds in Iraq and Syria.

Donald Trump: In favor of the deportation of Muslims in the United States.

Healthcare:

Hillary Clinton: Believes that the government should help people who cannot afford Health Insurance

Donald Trump: Believes that the government should not interfere with healthcare.

Environment:

Hillary Clinton: Believes in Global Warming and taking action to limit carbon emissions and green house gases.

Donald Trump: Does not believe in Global Warming and pushes for oil fracking and off shore drilling.