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Alternative for Germany platform and policies

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average German [people] voter ranked them on the quiz.

Topics

Foreign Policy  ›  European Union

Should Germany withdraw from the European Union?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo, hire professionally trained security guards instead

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes


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the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

A>A  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

A>A  Party’s support basePro-life

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn the German language?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo, and enact legislation preventing government surveillance of citizen communications

Education  ›  University Tuition

Should tuition at public universities be free?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes, tuition costs are currently too expensive

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes, and make it a living wage

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo, and we should not try to influence any other country’s elections or policy

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes, but allow people to use private insurance

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should Germany maintain a presence at the United Nations?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo, sentence them to life in prison without parole instead

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes, but only for deadly contagious diseases

Elections  ›  Popular Vote

Should more important political decisions be subjected to a popular vote?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Church Tax

Should the church tax be abolished?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes, and provide more free public transportation

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?

A>A  Party’s support baseLess, and there should be no privatization of the healthcare industry

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  National Pension Fund

Should all government officials be required to pay into the national pension fund?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Net Neutrality

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete against athletes that differ from their assigned sex at birth?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should Germany remain in NATO?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by freedom of speech laws?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Niqāb

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in Germany, have the right to vote?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Germany increase or decrease military spending?

A>A  Party’s support baseIncrease

Foreign Policy  ›  United States of Europe

Should the EU evolve into the United States of Europe?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  EU Migrant Quota

Should the EU impose a quota of migrants per country?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Video Surveillance

Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  EU Authoritarian Sanctions

Should the EU sanction member countries with authoritarian governments?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

Should Germany increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?

A>A  Party’s support baseDecrease

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should Germany assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Inheritance Tax

Should Germany abolish the inheritance tax?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes, but only if releasing the information does not threaten our national security

Foreign Policy  ›  EU Army

Do you support the creation of a European Army?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel

Should Germany continue to support Israel?

A>A  Public statementsNo, cut all support and aid

Foreign Policy  ›  Afghanistan

Should Germany pull all military troops out of Afghanistan?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Post Brexit UK

Should the UK be allowed to access European Markets once they leave the EU?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

Should immigrants to Germany be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  European Union Countries

Should the number of countries in the European Union be reduced to 15?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Presidential Election

Should the President be elected directly by the people?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

A>A  Party’s support baseMore

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo, and political campaigns should be publicly funded

Transportation  ›  National Railway

Should the national railway be privatized?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo, eliminate any privatization and have the government operate the trains and tracks

Foreign Policy  ›  Central EU Agency

Should intelligence agencies be merged to create a central EU agency?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the German flag?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  European Commission

Should the European Commission be dismantled?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Political Party Subsidies

Should political parties receive money from the government?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Migrant Children

Should the children of migrants who live in French territories be allowed to join their families?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Backstop

Should the U.K. and Northern Ireland remain in the EU’s customs area after Brexit?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits for members of the Bundestag?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Do you support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Martin Winterkorn

Should the former CEO of VW, Martin Winterkorn, face criminal charges for his role in the emissions scandal?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the EU subsidize farmers?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel Boycott

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should German citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Greece Bailout

Do you support the EU bailout of Greece?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Housing  ›  Homeless Encampments

Should homeless individuals, that have refused available shelter or housing, be allowed to sleep or encamp on public property?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  School Truancy

Should the government decriminalize school truancy?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

A>A  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?

A>A  Party’s support baseYes