“Fully fund Planned Parenthood, Title X, and other initiatives that protect women’s health, access to contraception, and the availability of a safe and legal abortion.”

Assault Weapons Ban
“Ban the sale and distribution of assault weapons. Assault weapons are designed and sold as tools of war. There is absolutely no reason why these firearms should be sold to civilians.”

Climate Change
“Climate change is real, caused by human activity and already devastating our nation and planet. The United States must lead the world in combating climate change and transforming our energy system away from fossil fuels and toward energy efficiency and sustainability.”

“I, myself, am the son of an immigrant. Their story, my story, our story, is a story of America. It is a story that continues to this day in families all across the United States.””Deferred action should include the parents of citizens, parents of legal, permanent residents and the parents of DREAMers.”

Electoral College

“It is hard to defend a system in which we have a president who lost the popular vote by 3 million votes”

Free College

“Education should be a right, not a privilege. We need a revolution in the way that the United States funds higher education.”

“Donald Trump supports the ending of the filibuster,” “So you should be a little bit nervous if Donald Trump supports it.”

Green New Deal
“The climate crisis is not only the single greatest challenge facing our country it is also our single greatest opportunity to build a more just and equitable future, but we must act immediately.”

Legalize Medical Marijuana
More than 20 years ago, Sanders cosponsored a House bill to legalize and regulate medical marijuana. He also signed onto legislation that would reschedule cannabis and protect states with legal medical cannabis.

Legalize Recreational Marijuana
“We will move forward to expunge the records of those arrested for possession of marijuana,” “And we will make certain that the legalized marijuana industry is not controlled by a handful of corporations but that those people—the African-American community, the Latino community, the Native American community—those people who have suffered the most will get help in order to make money through a legalized marijuana industry.”

Net Neutrality
“Our free and open Internet has made invaluable contributions to democracy both here in the United States and around the world. Whether you are rich, poor, young or old, the Internet allows all people to seek out information and communicate globally. We must not turn over our democracy to the highest bidder.”

Supports Study
“I think that right now, our job is to address the crises facing the American people and our communities, and I think there are better ways to do that than just writing out a check,” 

Same Sex Marriage
“Every Republican candidate for president is against gay marriage. I have supported same-sex marriage and voted against Clinton’s Defense of Marriage Act. You can’t claim to support equality and not support equal rights.”

Second Iraq War
“Mr. Speaker, I do not think any Member of this body disagrees that Saddam Hussein is a tyrant, a murderer, and a man who has started two wars. He is clearly someone who cannot be trusted or believed. The question, Mr. Speaker, is not whether we like Saddam Hussein or not. The question is whether he represents an imminent threat to the American people and whether a unilateral invasion of Iraq will do more harm than good.”

Stop & Frisk
Did not support Mike Bloomburg on the topic.

Super Pacs
“A few wealthy individuals and corporations have bought up our private sector and now they’re buying up the government. Campaign finance reform is the most important issue facing us today, because it impacts all the others.”

Tax Cuts
Raise on the Rich
“What kind of nation are we when we give tax breaks to billionaires, but we can’t take care of the elderly and the children.”

Universal Healthcare
Build on Obamacare
“Health care must be recognized as a right, not a privilege. Every man, woman and child in our country should be able to access the health care they need regardless of their income. The only long-term solution to America’s health care crisis is a single-payer national health care program.”

Voter ID
“Voter suppression today is alive and well in the form of unnecessary voter ID laws, restrictions on registering to vote, improper purging of voter rolls, felon disenfranchisement, and a staggering array of deceptive practices that are preventing eligible voters from participating in the political process.”

“We Don’t Need a Wall”