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9 Reasons to Vote for Abigail Spanberger on 11/6

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by Bert Berlin

Need some good reasons to vote for Abigail Spanberger (D-VA07) on November 6? Here are nine big ones, but there are many more.

1) If you are worried about the effect climate change will have on your children and grandchildren, you’d better vote for Abigail Spanberger. Brat opposes federal government action to alleviate climate change, and has even supported legislation to prevent such federal action. Abigail Spanberg supports climate action.

2) If you believe you have a promise from the United States Government to provide your hard-earned Social Security and Medicare benefits when you retire, you’d better vote for Spanberger. Dave Brat wants to drastically reduce these programs; Abigail Spanberger will protect them.

3) If you think that something needs to be done to reduce gun violence, you’d better vote for Abigail Spanberger. Brat opposes any restrictions on gun access, even for suspected terrorists or persons adjudged to be a threat to themselves or others. Abigail Spanberger supports commonsense gun violence prevention measures.

4) If you believe that all Americans should have access to quality, affordable health care, you’d better vote for Spanberger. Brat voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act. He favors personal Health Savings Accounts (i.e., self insurance) instead. Abigail Spanberger supports the “Medicare X” plan proposed by Sen. Tim Kaine.

5) If you want to save the environment, you’d better vote for Spanberger. Brat has acted to restrict EPA’s ability to enforce the Clean Water and Clean Air Acts. Abigail Spanberger strongly believes in environmental protection.

6) If you think that legislative action must be taken to fix our immigration system, you’d better vote for Spanberger. Dave Brat opposes comprehensive immigration reform. Abigail Spanberger supports it.

7) If you think that public education is vital to the future of the United States, you’d better vote for Spanberger. Brat supports using public education money for school vouchers. Abigail Spanberger is a strong supporter of public education.

8) If you believe that all woman should have access to specialized women’s health care, you’d better vote for Spanberger. Dave Brat favors defunding Planned Parenthood and other family-planning organizations. Abigail Spanberger strongly supports women’s reproductive health and freedom.

9) If you are worried about the national debt, you’d better vote for Spanberger. Dave Brat has knowingly voted to increase our indebtedness by $2.5 trillion and supports tax loopholes that will further increase the debt. Abigail Spanberger does not believe in exploding the deficit/debt.