Hot buttons

Will young women now have to sign up for the draft?

A 61 percent majority of Overdrive readers showed no opposition to the Pentagon's official removal of the ban on women participating in combat roles, though questions remained for many.

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Readers: More gun restriction won’t help

Nine out of ten Overdrive readers either favor the status quo on official gun control or call for fewer restrictions on ownership.

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Hot buttons poll: Gun control

Where do you stand on the issue of gun control in the United States? Vote in this poll and tell us more in the comments.

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Readers: Bring influence peddlers out of the shadows

A sizable majority of Overdrive readers favor reforms to campaign-finance rules that would bring 501(c)(4) political spenders into the light.

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Hot buttons poll: Campaign finance

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Hot button: Take the plunge to deal with U.S. debt?

A majority of Overdrive readers favor a moderate course in dealing with the "fiscal cliff' coming at yearend if Congress does not act.

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Hot button: Call a truce with marijuana?

More than 60 percent of Overdrive readers favored some form of marijuana-use legalization or decriminalization, with a majority reflecting three current state ballot initiatives beyond medical use.

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Hot buttons: How should lawmakers deal with the ‘fiscal cliff?’

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Government and jobs: Guiding hand? Or hands off?

Readers weigh in on our September issue hot-button question: What role should the federal government have in job creation?

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Hot-button: Job Creation

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