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Wrong that LGBTQ people can be married and get fired for it

Q: Support same-sex marriage?

Mark Kelly: Yes. "It's wrong that LGBTQ Arizonans can be married one day and fired for that marriage the next day."

Martha McSally: Mixed. Said in 2013 she believed marriage is between one man and one woman, but later accepted same-sex marriage as the law.

Source: CampusElect on 2020 Arizona Senate race , Oct 10, 2020

Demand accountability on deep systemic issues with racism

Calls for defunding police--moving government funding from law enforcement to community services--have been loud around the country. "We have some deep systemic issues here with racism in the country, and we've got to demand accountability," Kelly said. "There needs to be a justice system that doesn't discriminate against anyone because of their race, but I do no agree that we should defund the police."
Source: KTAR News 92.3-FM on 2020 Arizona Senate race , Jun 12, 2020

Human Rights Campaign: endorsed as voice for equality

HRC endorsement: "I'm proud to earn the endorsement of the Human Rights Campaign and the trust that comes along with it to be a voice for equality in the United States Senate," said Kelly. "Arizona is one of dozens of states where our LGBTQ neighbors aren't protected from discrimination because of who they are. It's wrong that LGBTQ Arizonans can be married one day and fired for that marriage the next. Together we'll fight to ensure that LGBTQ Arizonans have equal protections under the law."
Source: Human Rights Campaign 2020 Arizona Senate endorsements , Jan 23, 2020

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