Dennis Prager's Are You a Liberal?

According to Dennis Prager, about half of the Americans who call themselves liberal do not hold the great majority of positions held by mainstream liberal institutions such as the New York Times editorial page, People for the American Way, and the liberal wing of the Democratic Party.

Here is a test of this thesis to be given to anyone who believes he or she is a liberal, or if you just want to double check. According to Dennis, this is still a work in progress.

Created by: Richard Hudson
  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. Do you believe standards for admissions to universities, fire departments, etc. should be lowered for people of color?
  2. Bilingual education for children of immigrants, rather than immersion in English, is good for them and for America.
  3. Murderers should never be put to death.
  4. During the Cold War, America should have adopted a nuclear arms freeze.
  5. The ROTC is an important and valued program in colleges across the country.
  6. It was right of us to wage war against Saddam Hussein in the Gulf War.
  7. Poor parents should be allowed to have vouchers to send their children to private schools if they want.
  8. It is good that trial lawyers and teachers unions are the two biggest contributors to the Democratic Party.
  9. Marriage should be redefined from male-female to any two people.
  10. A married couple should have more of a right to adopt a child than two men or two women.
  11. The Boy Scouts should be allowed to use parks or any other public places and shouldn't be prohibited from using churches and synagogues for their meetings if they so choose.
  12. High taxes are a good thing.
  13. Speech codes on college campuses are good while American values are typically bad.
  14. The Israelis and Palestinians are morally equivalent.
  15. The United Nations is a moral force for good in the world, and therefore America should respect and follow it and such international institutions as a world court.
  16. It is unfair and wrong that colleges have dropped hundreds of men's sports teams in order to meet gender-based quotas.
  17. You believe that abortions should not be labeled as "immoral."
  18. Restaurants should be prohibited by law from allowing customers to choose between a smoking and a non-smoking section.
  19. High schools should make condoms available to students and teach them how to use them.
  20. Racial profiling for terrorists is wrong -- a white American grandmother should as likely be searched as a Saudi young male.
  21. Racism and poverty -- not a lack of fathers and a crisis of values -- are the primary causes of violent crime in the inner city.
  22. There's nothing wrong and unconstitutional for students to be told, "God bless you" at their graduation.
  23. No culture is morally superior to any other.

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Quiz topic: Dennis Prager's am I a Liberal?