The Presidential Candidates’ Views on Political Issues

Presidential candidates Barack Obama (Democratic) and Mitt Romney (Republican) have commented publicly on a number of issues that affect the electorate.  The following are some key issues:

  • Abortion
  • Defense Spending
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Foreign Policy
  • Gay Rights
  • Health Care
  • Immigration
  • Jobs
  • National Defense
  • Taxes
  • Women’s Issues

Resources

Candidates’ Official Sites

www.barackobama.com/record

www.mittromney.com/issues

Other Sites

2012.candidate-comparison.org/?compare=Romney&vs=Obama

www.diffen.com/difference/Barack_Obama_vs_Mitt_Romney

www.ontheissues.org/barack_obama.htm

www.ontheissues.org/Mitt_Romney.htm

www.thepoliticalguide.com/Issues/

www.thepoliticalguide.com/Profiles/President/US/Barack_Obama/Views/

www.thepoliticalguide.com/Profiles/Governor/Massachusetts/Mitt_Romney/

votesmart.org

Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops has encouraged Americans to “form consciences for faithful citizens.”

usccb.org/issues-and-action/faithful-citizenship/