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Drone use: Effective terrorism deterrent or slippery slope?

Half of Overdrive readers prefer more clear limitations of pilot-less aircraft's use in combat operations.

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Hot buttons: Should the U.S. military intervene in Syria?

With evidence of the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government in the civil war there fairly clear, the drums beating for military intervention have gotten louder. This poll asks for your view on any U.S. role.

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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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