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Readers to government: ‘Clamp down on homeland spying’

A large majority of Overdrive readers favor limitations on the much-debated NSA spying effort.

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POLL: What are your views on climate change?

Given abortive but multiple legislative efforts to tax carbon emissions in recent years, the subject of climate change remains ever relevant to the future of the trucking biz -- what's your view?

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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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