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Stacey Abrams on Civil Rights
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
Click here for 6 full quotes by Stacey Abrams OR click here for Stacey Abrams on other issues.
  • Call racism what it is: wrong. (Feb 2019)
  • Takes a strong stand against voter suppression efforts. (Feb 2019)
  • No discrimination, including against LGBTQ. (Sep 2017)
  • No discrimination, including against LGBTQ. (Aug 2017)
  • Reflect on terrible Confederacy in museums, not monuments. (Aug 2017)
  • Welcome everyone, instead of "religious liberty". (Apr 2016)
Justin Amash on Civil Rights
Independent MI Rep; possible Presidential Challenger
Click here for 5 full quotes by Justin Amash OR click here for Justin Amash on other issues.
  • Government shouldn't be defining marriage. (Nov 2013)
  • Repeal DOMA: Government shouldn't be involved in marriage. (Mar 2013)
  • Strongly support the federal Defense of Marriage Act. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class. (May 2016)
Michael Bennet on Civil Rights
Democratic Presidential Challenger; CO Senator
Click here for 8 full quotes by Michael Bennet OR click here for Michael Bennet on other issues.
  • Opposition to homosexuality is an outdated views of society. (Sep 2010)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jun 2013)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
Joe Biden on Civil Rights
Former Vice President; previously Democratic Senator (DE)
Click here for 36 full quotes by Joe Biden OR click here for Joe Biden on other issues.
  • I didn't praise racists; pro-civil rights as public defender. (Jun 2019)
  • I didn't oppose busing; I opposed DOE ordering it. (Jun 2019)
  • Will be mindful of changing social norms & personal space. (Apr 2019)
  • 1970s: Desegregating society ok, but not via school busing. (Mar 2019)
  • Endorsed diverse slate of candidates for Congress. (Feb 2019)
  • 1962: only white lifeguard at pool of African-American kids. (Oct 2017)
  • Delivered eulogy for segregationist Senator Strom Thurmond. (Oct 2017)
  • Marriage is all about "who do you love", of whatever gender. (Oct 2017)
  • Obama disbelieved 2012 gay-marriage support was "accidental". (Mar 2014)
  • I supported gay marriage and got criticized for saying so. (May 2013)
  • I'm "absolutely comfortable" with same-sex marriage. (May 2012)
  • 1976: Opposed school busing to combat segregation. (Oct 2010)
  • Inalienable rights cannot be denied by any majority. (Oct 2010)
  • 1987 Biden Report: Reject Bork; he'd roll back civil rights. (Nov 2009)
  • No on gay marriage; yes on equal treatment. (Oct 2008)
  • 1968: Wilmington riots failed at conversation between races. (Jul 2007)
  • Nobody asks if you�re gay in a foxhole. (Jun 2007)
  • Civil unions ok; gay marriage is probably inevitable. (Apr 2007)
  • Opposed to quota-systems; they insure mediocrity. (Oct 1975)

    Voting Record

  • 1978: opposed busing except for gov�t-intended segregation. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted NO on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes. (Jun 2002)
  • Voted YES on loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on setting aside 10% of highway funds for minorities & women. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on ending special funding for minority & women-owned business. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex marriage. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted NO on Amendment to prohibit flag burning. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted NO on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds. (Jul 1995)
  • Rated 60% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • Rated 78% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 100% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
Mike Bloomberg on Civil Rights
Mayor of New York City (Independent)
Click here for 4 full quotes by Mike Bloomberg OR click here for Mike Bloomberg on other issues.
  • Co-chaired "Mayors for the Freedom to Marry" effort. (Jan 2012)
  • Discrimination against blacks means same against Jews. (Sep 2010)
  • 1990s: Three sexual harassment lawsuits at Bloomberg L.P. (Sep 2010)
  • Backs same-sex marriage. (Mar 2007)
Cory Booker on Civil Rights
Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
Click here for 19 full quotes by Cory Booker OR click here for Cory Booker on other issues.
  • Threats to LGBTQ people can no longer be ignored. (Jun 2019)
  • Wants new Voting Right Act; end gerrymandering. (May 2019)
  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Yes to reparations, but as part of larger conversation. (Mar 2019)
  • Will fight for LGBTQ rights; everyone should feel safe. (Mar 2019)
  • Recognize Native Americans but no Indigenous Peoples' Day. (Feb 2019)
  • Parents experienced racist "redlining" at family home in NJ. (Jan 2019)
  • Creative civil rights activism revealed rampant injustice. (Feb 2016)
  • Blacks more likely to be suspended in school & jailed later. (Feb 2016)
  • Officiated same-sex marriage at first moment legally allowed. (Oct 2013)
  • Supports gay marriage: We are all equal under the law. (Oct 2013)
  • African-Americans & gays should both be equal under the law. (Oct 2013)
  • MLK's dream still demands work to do, after 50 years. (Aug 2013)
  • Equal marriage rights for same-sex couples are coming. (Jun 2010)
  • Until college, tolerated gays but was disgusted personally. (Apr 1992)
  • Growing up gay today is like growing up Black decades ago. (Apr 1992)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
  • Maintain LGBT health info on federal websites. (Apr 2018)
Steve Bullock on Civil Rights
Democratic Presidential Challenger; MT Governor
Click here for 7 full quotes by Steve Bullock OR click here for Steve Bullock on other issues.
  • Prohibit discrimination based on gender identity. (May 2019)
  • We celebrate progress, but fight for equal rights continues. (Jun 2018)
  • Address persistent wage gap between men and women. (Mar 2016)
  • First MT governor to officiate same-sex wedding. (Oct 2015)
  • Protect the right to marry any person you love. (Jun 2015)
  • Close the wage gap for women. (Mar 2015)
  • Still work to be done to ensure gender pay equity. (Nov 2014)
Pete Buttigieg on Civil Rights
Democratic Presidential Challenger; IN Mayor
Click here for 14 full quotes by Pete Buttigieg OR click here for Pete Buttigieg on other issues.
  • Douglass Plan: tackle racial inequality with funding & laws. (Jul 2019)
  • Racial inequality compounds, which is why it is persistent. (Jul 2019)
  • Has dealt with racism & police violence, but it's not enough. (Jun 2019)
  • If U.S. to address human rights, we need to be credible. (Apr 2019)
  • Problem about me being gay means problem with my creator. (Apr 2019)
  • Address racial divide by showing up & building trust. (Apr 2019)
  • Calls for redistricting reform; questions Electoral College. (Feb 2019)
  • As mayor, renamed main street as Martin Luther King Blvd. (Feb 2019)
  • Declared "open city" for LGBT, when state became anti-LGBT. (Feb 2019)
  • Someday, politicians won't have to come out as gay. (Feb 2019)
  • For LGBT rights, but doesn't presume to speak for everyone. (Feb 2019)
  • Voters have judged his record, not his marriage. (Feb 2019)
  • Freedom is personal, not about government regulation. (Jan 2017)
  • Came out as gay, to inspire others to judge character. (Jun 2015)
Julian Castro on Civil Rights
Democratic Presidential Challenger; former HUD Secretary
Click here for 9 full quotes by Julian Castro OR click here for Julian Castro on other issues.
  • Racial and social justice as important as economic justice. (Jun 2019)
  • Pass ERA to ensure equal rights & equal pay for women. (Jun 2019)
  • Supports reparations commission, we need healing process. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Property was taken from slaves, so pay reparations. (Mar 2019)
  • Protections for GLBTQ; benefits to same-sex partners. (Feb 2019)
  • Chicano; Jewish; gay: common thread is marginalization. (Oct 2018)
  • Signed onto the "Mayors for the Freedom to Marry" effort. (Jan 2012)
  • Extend city benefits to same-sex domestic partners. (Aug 2011)
Hillary Clinton on Civil Rights
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY)
Click here for 72 full quotes by Hillary Clinton OR click here for 4 older headlines OR click here for Hillary Clinton on other issues.
  • Harriet Tubman on $20 bill is proof that we can get it right. (Sep 2017)
  • Ask ourselves hard questions about implicit bias by race. (Sep 2016)
  • Root out systemic racism exposed by social media. (Feb 2016)
  • After 200 presidential debates, female majority on stage. (Feb 2016)
  • No Ceilings: worldwide full equal education for girls. (Apr 2015)
  • Women in Public Service Project: 50% of officials by 2050. (Nov 2013)
  • 1998: Hillary predicted female President in near future. (Oct 2007)
  • 1962: met MLK Jr. preaching a sermon in Chicago. (Jul 2007)
  • 1995: Politely criticized China�s human rights. (Jun 2007)
  • Developmental thread: tragedy of race must be made right. (Jun 2007)
  • Pushing for privacy bill of rights. (Jun 2006)
  • Professional woman AND hostess; feminist AND traditionalist. (Nov 2003)
  • Crack down on sex trafficking of women and girls. (Jan 2000)
  • Human rights are women�s rights. (Jan 2000)
  • Women�s rights are human rights. (Dec 1999)
  • Support National Endowment for the Arts. (Feb 1997)
  • Sex selection, prostitution & war rape: human rights issues. (Sep 1995)
  • Women's suffrage was 72-year struggle, but not a shot fired. (Sep 1993)

    Affirmative Action

  • Don't fly Confederate flag; it's a symbol of racism. (Jun 2016)
  • Fight systemic racism in education & employment. (Feb 2016)
  • Will fight for minorities, immigrants, & women's rights. (Feb 2016)
  • Unleash the full potential of women and girls. (Feb 2016)
  • We need a New Deal for Communities of Color. (Oct 2015)
  • OpEd: "18 million cracks" meant "lingering sexism". (Aug 2009)
  • Heads movement of women looking to America's true promise. (Aug 2009)
  • Equal pay is not yet equal. (Jan 2008)
  • MLK recognized that working within the system was necessary. (Jan 2008)
  • Compiled �Handbook on Legal Rights for Arkansas Women�. (Nov 2007)
  • Hillary wanted Bill�s cabinet to �Look Like America�. (Oct 2007)
  • Founded Vital Voices Initiative with Madeleine Albright. (Sep 2007)
  • 1965: brought black classmates to all-white church. (Jul 2007)
  • We�ve come a long way on race, but we have a long way to go. (Jun 2007)
  • 1988: Instituted gender diversity Report Card within ABA. (Jun 2007)
  • Create a pipeline for more women in leadership. (Oct 2005)
  • 1972: Worked with Edelman on school desegregation in South. (Nov 2003)
  • Apologize for slavery, but concentrate on civil rights now. (Oct 2000)
  • First chair of ABA Commission on Women and the Profession. (Aug 1999)
  • Raised issues of gender compensation gap at 1970s Rose Law. (Nov 1997)
  • Affirmative living: involve entire village against racism. (Sep 1996)

    Gay Rights

  • Include gender identity in anti-discrimination laws. (Jun 2016)
  • LGBT people now married on Saturday & fired on Monday. (Feb 2016)
  • Pledged to sign Employment Non-Discrimination Act. (Apr 2015)
  • I re-evaluated & changed my mind on gay marriage. (Jun 2014)
  • We have all evolved on gay marriage since 1990s. (Jun 2014)
  • DOMA discrimination holds us back from a more perfect union. (Jun 2013)
  • I support gay marriage personally and as law. (Mar 2013)
  • Telling kids about gay couples is parental discretion. (Sep 2007)
  • Positive about civil unions, with full equality of benefits. (Aug 2007)
  • Let states decide gay marriage; they�re ahead of feds. (Aug 2007)
  • GLBT progress since 2000, when I marched in gay pride parade. (Aug 2007)
  • Supports DOMA, which Bill Clinton signed. (Jul 2007)
  • Don�t ask don�t tell was an important transition step. (Jun 2007)
  • 2004:defended traditional marriage; 2006:voted for same-sex. (May 2007)
  • Federal Marriage Amendment would be terrible step backwards. (Oct 2006)
  • Gay soldiers need to shoot straight, not be straight. (Nov 2003)
  • End hate crimes and other intolerance. (Sep 2000)
  • Gays deserve domestic partnership benefits. (Feb 2000)
  • Military service based on conduct, not sexual orientation. (Dec 1999)

    Voting Record

  • Co-sponsored bill to criminalize flag-burning. (Jan 2010)
  • Op-ed: Sponsored flag-burning bill for centrist credential. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes. (Jun 2002)
  • Voted YES on loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping. (Oct 2001)
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 60% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 89% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 96% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery. (Jun 2008)
  • Provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (Dec 2007)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Reinforce anti-discrimination and equal-pay requirements. (Jan 2008)
Bill de Blasio on Civil Rights
NYC Mayor; Democratic Presidential Challenger
Click here for 3 full quotes by Bill de Blasio OR click here for Bill de Blasio on other issues.
  • NYC Unity Project: invest in LGBTQ youth. (May 2019)
  • Co-sponsored the Gender Based Discrimination Protection law. (Oct 2013)
  • Increase NYC usage of minority businesses from 3% to 10%. (Oct 2013)
John Delaney on Civil Rights
Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from MD-6
Click here for 8 full quotes by John Delaney OR click here for John Delaney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jul 2013)
  • Sponsored removing deadline for ratification of the ERA. (May 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class. (May 2016)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
Tulsi Gabbard on Civil Rights
Democratic Presidential Challenger; HI Rep.
Click here for 19 full quotes by Tulsi Gabbard OR click here for Tulsi Gabbard on other issues.
  • No one in government should tell anyone who they can love. (Jun 2019)
  • My time in the military changed my anti-gay views. (Mar 2019)
  • I never personally supported gay conversion therapy. (Mar 2019)
  • Must lead in condemning bigotry, regardless of belief. (Mar 2019)
  • Supports gay rights, 100% record with Human Rights Campaign. (Mar 2019)
  • Views on LGBT rights evolved; 100% rating from HRC. (Jan 2019)
  • Early 2000s: supported father's antigay rights group. (Jan 2019)
  • Actively supports equal rights on LGBTQ+ issues. (Jan 2019)
  • Regrets past anti-gay statements; now pro-LGBTQ+ rights. (Jan 2019)
  • 2002: Amend Constitution to protect traditional marriage. (Jan 2019)
  • 2004: We shouldn't represent views of homosexual extremists. (Jan 2019)
  • 2012: Apologized for anti-LGBT past; pro-LGBT bills now. (Jan 2019)
  • Against gay marriage but no government morality. (May 2017)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class. (May 2016)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Civil Rights
Democratic Senator (NY)
Click here for 19 full quotes by Kirsten Gillibrand OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • Publicly funded elections returns power to the people. (Jun 2019)
  • Let ex-cons vote; address racism in criminal justice. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • End the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy. (Jan 2019)
  • Raise awareness of impediments for working women. (Nov 2013)
  • Off the Sidelines Project: engage more women in politics. (Nov 2013)
  • Supports gay marriage. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Opposes Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Oct 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jun 2013)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
  • Maintain LGBT health info on federal websites. (Apr 2018)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
Mike Gravel on Civil Rights
Libertarian for President; Former Democratic Senator (AK)
Click here for 20 full quotes by Mike Gravel OR click here for Mike Gravel on other issues.
  • $30 billion per year for National Reparations Trust Fund. (Apr 2019)
  • Include sexual orientation & gender identity as civil rights. (Apr 2019)
  • Bush�s overblown War on Terror is modern McCarthyism. (May 2008)
  • Established first in-state high school for native Alaskans. (May 2008)
  • Discontinue public college & government affirmative action. (Apr 2008)
  • Alaskan gay supporters in Harvey Milk Club. (Aug 2007)
  • Marriage preceded religion; it�s not a religious term. (Aug 2007)
  • Mainstream politicians play it safe on gay marriage. (Aug 2007)
  • First accomplishment: creating AK Human Rights Commission. (Aug 2007)
  • Straight older men are dead wrong to oppose gay marriage. (Aug 2007)
  • By next election, gay marriage could win a popular vote. (Aug 2007)
  • Civil union establish second-class citizenship for gays. (Aug 2007)
  • We must assert our rights; nobody will give them to you. (Aug 2007)
  • Dems love blacks during elections, but nothing has improved. (Jul 2007)
  • Electoral-industrial complex steals African-American votes. (Jul 2007)
  • Racism still with us in the 21st century. (Jun 2007)
  • Don�t ask don�t tell should have gone 20 years ago. (Jun 2007)
  • Unequivocally supports same-sex marriage. (Feb 2007)
  • Politicians use fear to manipulate us all. (Feb 2007)
  • Calling critics or doubters un-American is anti-patriotic. (Aug 2006)
Kamala Harris on Civil Rights
Democratic candidate for President; California Senator
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  • Biden worked with racist senators to oppose busing. (Jun 2019)
  • Federal government protects civil rights when states fail. (Jun 2019)
  • Legalize sex work, but fight trafficking and abuse. (Apr 2019)
  • Women's issues are really about everyone. (Apr 2019)
  • Ally of LGBTQ community; must end discrimination. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Reparations raise a public health issue. (Mar 2019)
  • Reparations means real investments in black communities. (Feb 2019)
  • Rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples' Day. (Feb 2019)
  • Reparations for blacks should include HBCU and reforms. (Feb 2019)
  • Let transgender people access the bathroom of their choice. (Jan 2019)
  • Calling it "identity politics" marginalizes our issues. (Aug 2018)
  • Judicial appointments should reject separate but equal. (Apr 2018)
  • Fight for equal rights for all. (Apr 2015)
  • Ensure marriage equality for all Californians. (Apr 2015)
  • Eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants. (Aug 2014)
  • Maintain LGBT health info on federal websites. (Apr 2018)
Howie Hawkins on Civil Rights
Green Challenger
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  • Reparations for African-Americans slavery. (May 2019)
  • Continue affirmative action programs. (Oct 2006)
  • Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws. (Aug 2006)
  • End racial profiling. (Jun 2006)
John Hickenlooper on Civil Rights
Democratic Presidential Challenger; CO Governor
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  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports gay marriage and LGBTQ rights. (Mar 2019)
  • Let's pass civil unions!. (Jan 2013)
  • Against amending Constitution to ban gay marriage. (Nov 2011)
Larry Hogan on Civil Rights
Republican Maryland Governor
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  • Respect state law on same-sex marriage (even if not my view). (Aug 2014)
  • I evolved and will not repeal same-sex marriage law. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes a transgender rights bill. (Aug 2014)
Jay Inslee on Civil Rights
Democratic WA Governor; Former Representative (WA-1)
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  • Backed legalizing same-sex marriage in his state. (Mar 2019)
  • Statehood for DC & Puerto Rico; they deserve representation. (Mar 2019)
  • Marriage equality represents best of who we are as a state. (Jan 2013)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 87% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 94% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
John Kasich on Civil Rights
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 & 2016 candidate for President
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  • Strongly opposed "bathroom bills" against transgender people. (Dec 2018)
  • Court has ruled on same-sex marriage & we have to accept it. (Apr 2017)
  • Pray for customers with whom you disagree, but sell to them. (Feb 2016)
  • Women workers in governor's office paid $10/hr less than men. (Oct 2015)
  • Government employees should comply with gay marriage ruling. (Sep 2015)
  • Can respect and love gay people. (Aug 2015)
  • I attended a gay wedding; accept the Supreme Court ruling. (Aug 2015)
  • I support traditional marriage, but it's time to move on. (Jun 2015)
  • Admires courage of Aung San Suu Kyi & Rosa Parks. (Jun 2010)
  • Made speech in high school to ease tensions during race riot. (May 2006)
  • End �racial profiling� locally, or federally. (May 1999)
  • Affirmative action OK via recruitment; not via quotas. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Amy Klobuchar on Civil Rights
DFL Sr Senator (MN)
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  • Trump's failed to protect security of our elections. (May 2019)
  • Pushed for sexual harassment training in Senate. (May 2019)
  • Government must address integrity of elections. (Apr 2019)
  • Paper ballots allow audits, ensure election integrity. (Mar 2019)
  • Reparations can mean investing in communities. (Mar 2019)
  • Anti-gay discrimination is bad for business. (Feb 2019)
  • Hired 30% lawyers of color in County Prosecutor's office. (Aug 2015)
  • Supports civil unions and equal rights for gay partners. (Jan 2006)
  • No constitutional amendment defining marriage. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Oct 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jun 2013)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
  • Maintain LGBT health info on federal websites. (Apr 2018)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
Wayne Messam on Civil Rights
FL Mayor; Democratic Presidential Challenger
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  • We must face institutional racism across the board. (Mar 2019)
Seth Moulton on Civil Rights
Democratic Presidential Challenger; MA Rep.
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  • Time for women to earn same wages as men for same work. (Sep 2014)
  • Marriage equality is civil rights fight of our generation. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes barring same sex marriage (Christian Coalition rating). (Aug 2014)
  • Supports homosexual civil rights. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports same-sex marriage, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports same-sex marriage, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class. (May 2016)
Beto O`Rourke on Civil Rights
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee
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  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports NFL players taking a knee during national anthem. (Mar 2019)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Oct 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jul 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
Barack Obama on Civil Rights
Democratic incumbent President; IL Senator (2004-2008)
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  • OpEd: Trump inauguration marked by white, male sameness. (Nov 2018)
  • Recruited FBI hiring with 38% non-white new agents. (Apr 2018)
  • Discrimination ultimately makes US less safe. (Jan 2016)
  • It's right to condemn the persecution of LGBT people. (Jan 2015)
  • OpEd: 2007: Had to endure the "black enough" test. (May 2012)
  • Constitution stained by nation's original sin of slavery. (Nov 2010)
  • OpEd: Presidency represents triumph of civil rights movement. (Mar 2010)
  • 2008 speech on race expedited by Rev. Wright fiasco. (Jan 2010)
  • Balance isolation & engagement for international rights. (Dec 2009)
  • OpEd: Not the seed of civil rights, but the flower. (Aug 2008)
  • Admired repeated acts of "self-creation" by Malcolm X. (Aug 2008)
  • Has stood together with Latino leaders for last 20 years. (Jun 2008)
  • People want to move beyond our divisions. (Jan 2008)
  • 2004 DNC speech merged �heritage� with �diversity�. (Dec 2007)
  • The politics of fear undermines basic civil liberties. (Oct 2007)
  • 1980s boss predicted Obama would be heir to MLK�s voice. (Aug 2007)
  • Racial equality good for America as a whole. (Jun 2007)
  • Put the Confederate flag in a museum, not the state house. (Apr 2007)
  • Muslim heritage gives Obama unique influence in Muslim world. (Oct 2006)
  • No black or white America--just United States of America. (Oct 2006)
  • Forthright on racial issues and on his civil rights history. (Jul 2004)
  • Defend freedom and equality under law. (May 2004)
  • Politicians: don�t use religion to insulate from criticism. (Apr 2004)
  • Miscegenation a felony in 1960 when Obamas practiced it. (Aug 1996)
  • The civil rights movement was a success. (Aug 1996)

    Affirmative Action

  • On 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act: still need to fight. (Oct 2018)
  • FactCheck: Gender wage gap is $0.19, not $0.23. (Jan 2014)
  • Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. (Feb 2013)
  • I benefited from affirmative action in my academic career. (Oct 2011)
  • Many black disparities can be traced to legacy of Jim Crow. (Jan 2009)
  • Keep the promise of equal pay for an equal day�s work. (Aug 2008)
  • Past discrimination affects future generations. (Jul 2008)
  • Apply affirmative action to poor white college applicants. (Apr 2008)
  • Community organizing continues the civil rights movement. (Apr 2008)
  • Legalized discrimination meant blacks could not amass wealth. (Mar 2008)
  • Fight job discrimination to give women equal footing at jobs. (Feb 2008)
  • Remove discriminatory barriers to the right to vote. (Feb 2008)
  • Benefited from affirmative action but overcame via merit. (Dec 2007)
  • Include class-based affirmative action with race-based. (Oct 2007)
  • Better enforce women�s pay equity via Equal Pay Act. (Aug 2007)
  • Blacks should infiltrate mainstream to affect change. (Aug 2007)
  • Commitment to diversity by CEOs is advisable. (Mar 2007)
  • African-Americans vote Democratic because of issue stances. (Jul 2004)
  • Supports affirmative action in colleges and government. (Jul 1998)

    Gay Rights

  • Journey not complete until gays treated like anyone else. (Jan 2013)
  • Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. (May 2012)
  • No federal laws should hinder state-based same-sex marriage. (May 2012)
  • Opposes CA Prop. 8, one-man-one-woman marriage. (Jul 2008)
  • Hate crimes related to the immigration issue is unacceptable. (Feb 2008)
  • Being gay or lesbian is not a choice. (Nov 2007)
  • Decisions about marriage should be left to the states. (Oct 2007)
  • Homosexuality no more immoral than heterosexuality. (Oct 2007)
  • Ok to expose 6-year-olds to gay couples; they know already. (Sep 2007)
  • Has any marriage broken up because two gays hold hands? (Aug 2007)
  • We need strong civil unions, not just weak civil unions. (Aug 2007)
  • Legal rights for gays are conferred by state, not by church. (Aug 2007)
  • Disentangle gay rights from the word �marriage�. (Aug 2007)
  • Gay marriage is less important that equal gay rights. (Aug 2007)
  • Gay rights movement is somewhat like civil rights movement. (Aug 2007)
  • Let each denominations decide on recognizing gay marriage. (Jul 2007)
  • Pass ENDA and expand hate crime legislation. (Mar 2007)
  • Opposed 1996 Illinois DOMA bill. (Mar 2007)
  • Supports health benefits for gay civil partners. (Oct 2006)
  • Opposes gay marriage; supports civil union & gay equality. (Oct 2006)
  • Marriage not a human right; non-discrimination is. (Oct 2004)
  • Gays should not face discrimination but should not marry. (Oct 2004)
  • Include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws. (Jul 1998)

    Voting Record

  • Strengthen the Americans with Disabilities Act. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Ending racial profiling is part of fight for justice. (Jan 2001)
  • Sponsored bill for special-needs evacuation plans. (Sep 2005)
  • Sponsored bill for a Rosa Parks commemorative postage stamp. (Dec 2005)
  • Rated 89% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 100% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery. (Jun 2008)
  • Provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (Dec 2007)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Reinforce anti-discrimination and equal-pay requirements. (Jan 2008)
Mike Pence on Civil Rights
Republian nominee for Vice President; Governor of Indiana; former Representative (IN-6)
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  • OpEd: RFRA seen as allowing discrimination against gays. (Feb 2019)
  • OpEd: supports conversion therapy & anti-LGBTQ extremism. (Aug 2018)
  • No place in our administration for LGBTQ discrimination. (Jan 2017)
  • RFRA Fix: ensure that religious freedom doesn't discriminate. (Sep 2016)
  • Pro-business environment better for wages than equal pay. (Jul 2016)
  • Opposes pay equity; close wage gap by growing economy. (Apr 2016)
  • Civil rights must be balanced with religious freedom. (Jan 2016)
  • Listen to the merits of debate on LGBT rights. (Oct 2015)
  • Religious Freedom Act is not about LGBT discrimination. (Sep 2015)
  • Future of conservatism demands traditional marriage. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted against expansion of hate-crime protection. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
  • Rated 7% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 22% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
Tim Ryan on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (OH-17)
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
  • Rated 63% by the HRC, indicating a mixed record on gay rights. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 86% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery. (Jun 2008)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jul 2013)
  • Sponsored removing deadline for ratification of the ERA. (May 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class. (May 2016)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
Bernie Sanders on Civil Rights
Democratic primary challenger; Independent VT Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large)
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  • Even prisoners should still have right to vote. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Deal with racial issues as part of health care reform. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports reparations, but targeted to distressed communities. (Mar 2019)
  • Congressional representation for D.C. residents. (Feb 2019)
  • Invest in distressed communities as "reparations". (Feb 2019)
  • 1983: Approved "Gay Rights Day" in Burlington Vermont. (Feb 2019)
  • No ambiguity in condemning white supremacists. (Sep 2017)
  • Women's March: never again second-class citizens. (Jan 2017)
  • 1960s U. Chicago Congress of Racial Equality member. (Nov 2016)
  • DOMA was homophobic even in 1996. (Nov 2016)
  • Empower Native Americans to make up for abrogated treaties. (Nov 2016)
  • What kind of response would happen if Flint MI were white? (Feb 2016)
  • Combat institutional racism and reform justice system. (Oct 2015)
  • Vermont implemented ENDA 22 years ago; so should feds. (Sep 2015)
  • Black Lives Matter: deal with institutional racism. (Jul 2015)
  • Right to love each other, regardless of sexual orientation. (Jul 2015)
  • Voter ID laws marginalize communities of color. (Jun 2015)
  • Remove Confederate flag from State Houses. (Jun 2015)
  • Equal pay for equal work by women. (Mar 2015)
  • Bush�s tracking citizens� phone call patterns is illegal. (Jun 2006)
  • 1964: civil rights activist in Congress on Racial Equality. (Jun 1997)
  • Never accept racism, sexism, nor homophobia. (Jun 1997)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Voted NO on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 93% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 97% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery. (Jun 2008)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Oct 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jun 2013)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
Mark Sanford on Civil Rights
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1)
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  • No civil unions; define one-man-one-woman marriage. (Nov 2002)
  • Affirmative action in state contracts, but not colleges. (Nov 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)
  • Rated Religious objections to GLBT services same as 1960s racism. (May 2016)
  • Respect faith-based opposition to same-sex marriage. (Jun 2015)
Howard Schultz on Civil Rights
Starbucks CEO; independent candidate for President
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  • Regardless of skin color, get every American represented. (Feb 2019)
  • Starbucks did little to stop sexual harassment of employees. (Feb 2019)
  • Race Together: dialog about race relations in stores. (Jan 2019)
  • Race Together: conversation on race with all Starbucks staff. (Jun 2018)
  • Better race relations starts with conversation. (Dec 2014)
  • Support AIDS programs and employee AIDS walks. (Jan 1999)
Joe Sestak on Civil Rights
Democratic Senate Challenger; former Navy Admiral
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  • Anti-discrimination laws toward LGBT are long overdue. (Nov 2015)
  • Equal LGBT rights. (Dec 2009)
  • Create new contract opportunities for MWOB small businesses. (Dec 2009)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Opposes Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
Tom Steyer on Civil Rights
Democratic Presidential Challenger; CEO
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  • Tell Congress that we need our 5 basic rights. (Jul 2019)
  • Fight racial disparities in our criminal justice system. (Jul 2019)
  • African-Americans waited for centuries for civil rights. (Mar 2018)
Eric Swalwell on Civil Rights
Withdrawn Democratic Presidential Challenger; CA Rep
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  • Full LGBT equality, including freedom to marry. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jul 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Recognize 1961 Freedom Riders against segregated buses. (Feb 2014)
  • Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class. (May 2016)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
Donald Trump on Civil Rights
2016 Republican nominee for President; 2000 Reform Primary Challenger for President
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  • Global campaign to end the criminalization of homosexuality. (Feb 2019)
  • FactCheck: Yes, record number of women in Congress. (Feb 2019)
  • More jobs for women; now we will help women outside US too. (Feb 2019)
  • Sued in 1970s for racist rental policy, but same as everyone. (Sep 2016)
  • Minorities in disaster cities: what do you have to lose? (Sep 2016)
  • 1973: sued for racial bias against black tenants. (Aug 2016)
  • 1980s: personal lawyer gay & closeted & Trump kept secret. (Aug 2016)
  • Pushed town council to allow blacks & Jews into Mar-a-Lago. (Aug 2016)
  • 2000: extend Civil Rights Act to apply to gays and lesbians. (Aug 2016)
  • Respectfully check mosques; we have to look at profiling. (Jun 2016)
  • Put the Confederate flag in a museum, not on statehouses. (Jun 2016)
  • Sexual orientation is invalid reason for firing workers. (Jun 2016)
  • Promoted gender equality in a male-dominated industry. (Nov 2015)
  • I'm "fine" with affirmative action, for now. (Oct 2015)
  • Well-educated blacks have advantage over whites. (Sep 2015)
  • After Supreme Court vote, gay marriage is a reality. (Aug 2015)
  • I'm no misogynist; I put women in charge of construction. (Aug 2015)
  • I'm no misogynist; I put women in charge of construction. (Aug 2015)
  • Disinvited from RedState gathering for misogynistic comments. (Aug 2015)
  • Political correctness is country's problem, not my problem. (Aug 2015)
  • Obama's presidency has done nothing for African Americans. (Aug 2015)
  • Same-sex marriage is a state issue. (Jun 2015)
  • No gay marriage; no same-sex partner benefits. (Mar 2011)
  • Tolerate diversity; prosecute hate crimes against gays. (Jul 2000)
  • Created first club in Palm Beach open to blacks & Jews. (Oct 1997)
  • Women are far stronger than men; don't believe "weaker sex". (Oct 1997)
Jesse Ventura on Civil Rights
Former Independent MN Governor
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  • Don't amend Constitution to outlaw flag-burning. (Apr 2008)
  • We're losing our rights to the so-called War on Terror. (Apr 2008)
  • Only governor of 50 to not declare National Prayer Day. (Apr 2008)
  • Equal state benefits for gay employees and partners. (Apr 2008)
  • Civil unions for gays AND hetero couples. (Apr 2008)
  • I'd rather face the terrorists than lose my civil liberties. (Apr 2008)
  • The Patriot Act guts the Fourth Amendment. (Apr 2008)
  • Respect diversity, both cultural and lifestyle. (Dec 2000)
  • Equal opportunity for women; but equal responsibility too. (Jul 2000)
  • Gay domestic partnership OK; not gay marriage. (Jul 2000)
  • As football commentator, found name �Redskins� offensive. (Jul 2000)
  • Against funding National Endowment for the Arts. (Jul 2000)
  • Prosecution and sentencing should be colorblind. (Aug 1998)
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
Arvin Vohra on Civil Rights
Libertarian candidate for President; Libertarian Party Vice-Ch
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  • Same-sex marriage ok; or any number of consenting adults. (Mar 2018)
  • Child molesting morally indistinguishable from homosexuality. (Jan 2018)
  • Abolish Patriot Act and redundant spy agencies. (Dec 2017)
Elizabeth Warren on Civil Rights
Massachusetts Senator; head of CFPB
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  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Reparations for slavery and to Native Americans. (Feb 2019)
  • Battle bigotry--wherever, whenever, whatever. (Apr 2017)
  • Using bigotry & division distracts from real change. (Jul 2016)
  • Build future for ALL our kids, including transgendered. (Apr 2014)
  • Native American heritage from mother in Oklahoma territory. (Apr 2014)
  • We need a reliable vote for equal pay for equal work. (Oct 2012)
  • Warren has fought for women throughout her career. (Jan 2012)
  • Repeal DOMA; repeal DADT; support ENDA. (Dec 2011)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Oct 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jun 2013)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
  • Maintain LGBT health info on federal websites. (Apr 2018)
Bill Weld on Civil Rights
Libertarian Party nominee for Vice President; former Republican Massachusetts Governor
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  • Supported domestic partners; amicus for same sex marriage. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports gay marriage. (Feb 2019)
  • 1990s: Established MA African Caribbean American commission. (Jun 2016)
  • I led Massachusetts on gay rights, and MA led America. (Jun 2016)
  • Marriage equality is dictated by equal protection clause. (Jun 2016)
  • Delivered homily at two same-sex weddings. (Aug 2005)
  • $1M for homosexual youth office coordinator. (Aug 1997)
  • 1995: reaffirmed commitment to affirmative action. (Sep 1996)
  • We shouldn�t have discrimination in housing and employment. (Jun 1996)
  • Overturn CA Prop. 8: Let gays marry. (Apr 2013)
Marianne Williamson on Civil Rights
Author & Democratic Presidential Challenger
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  • Reparations are an appropriate response to country's history. (Apr 2019)
  • Attacks on gay rights is attack on us all. (Apr 2019)
  • $100 billion over 10 years as reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Expand LGBTQ rights to end discrimination. (Apr 2019)
  • $200 billion for reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Reparations to be distributed over 10 years by black leaders. (Mar 2019)
  • You don't have to LIKE people to allow their equal rights. (Jul 2018)
  • Reparations is a sign of America's racial healing. (Jul 2018)
Andrew Yang on Civil Rights
Democratic Presidential Challenger & Tech CEO
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  • Supports LGBTQ rights. (Mar 2019)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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