Phillips, Dean

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
U.S. House of Representatives
District:
3
Political Affiliation:
Democrat

Survey

Response Legend

  • YYes
  • NNo
  • ?Declined to Respond/Undecided, Position Unknown/Unclear
  • *Comment
  • Position based upon candidate record or extensive research

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Should abortions be banned after fetal heartbeat is detected (around 6 weeks gestation)? N Note: Roe v. Wade guarantees a woman's right to choose, and I strongly oppose efforts to erode that right
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2. Do you oppose all taxpayer funding of abortion? N Note: Cosponsored the Women's Health Protection Act
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3. Do you oppose taxpayer funding of gender reassignment surgeries? N Note: Cosponsored a resolution expressing opposition to the criminalization of "Gender-affirming care"
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4. Do you support legislation that preserves girls’ and women’s athletics for biological females? N Note: "I remember my mother wearing a green ‘ERA Now’ pin almost 50 years ago. As a member of Congress, I will champion the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment and the advancement of women’s health, economic security, and reproductive freedom."
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5. Do you support school choice legislation, such as tuition tax credits, that would enable parents to choose the school that best suits their child’s needs? N Note: "We must ensure that every American child receives a world-class public education — no matter their zip code. I’ve spent the majority of my adult life working to create more opportunity for students, and I will make that a top priority as a member of Congress."
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6. Should people have their religious freedom protected if they refuse to participate in a same-sex wedding? N Note: "I remember my mother wearing a green ‘ERA Now’ pin almost 50 years ago. As a member of Congress, I will champion the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment and the advancement of women’s health, economic security, and reproductive freedom."
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7. Do you support a parent’s fundamental right to direct the upbringing of their children, including their education and health care? N Note: Education Minnesota is proud to endorse Dean Phillip's campaign for Congress because he wants the best for Minnesota students, as we do, said Denise Specht, president of Education Minnesota.
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