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Offical Voter Info Guide Cal Statewide Special Election 10-7-2003
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Green Party principles are expressed in 10 Key Values:

Ecological Wisdom
Social Justice
Respect for Diversity Community-Based Economics
Personal and Global Responsibility
Grassroots Democracy Nonviolence

We advocate:

  • Nonviolence and preservation of civil liberties.
  • Increased education funding, and allowing local schools to innovate.
  • Proven bilingual education programs, and increased language training for all students.
  • Protecting children and youth from discrimination and exploitation.
  • Universal health care, including holistic and mental health.
  • Reproductive choice.
  • True Living Wage, and workers' right to organize.
  • Ending the death penalty.
  • A moratorium on prison construction.
  • Decriminalizing drug use, and instead funding proven treatment programs.
  • Affirmative action programs.
  • Eliminating discrimination based on race, sex, age and disability.
  • Increasing assistance program funding to sustainable income levels.
  • Ending immigrant bashing and racial profiling.
  • Supporting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people.
  • Converting California's economy to long-term ecological sustainability.
  • Taxing pollution, nonrenewable energy and waste, rather than labor.
  • Ending corporate welfare.
  • Campaign finance reform reducing the influence of money in politics.
  • Electoral reform, particularly instant runoff voting and proportional representation.
  • Increasing public transit.
  • Ecologically sustainable land-use.
  • Protecting and promoting family and organic farming.
  • Energy conservation and renewable energy.
  • Preserving old-growth forests.
  • Ending nuclear power.

P.O. Box 2828
Sacramento, CA 95812

Statements were supplied by political parties and have not been checked for accuracy by any official agency.

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