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Support traditional marriage between one man & one woman

Q: Support gay marriage?

Matt Rosendale (R): No. "Support traditional marriage as being between one man & one woman."

Jon Tester (D): Yes. "All couples should have the same rights to happiness & protections under the law that my wife Sharla & I enjoy."

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Montana Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Require written parental permission for sex education

HB 239: Define scope/boundaries of human sexuality/reproduction education K-12.

Analysis by Rewire.News: HB 239 would have required a school district to obtain written consent from a parent before instructing students in human sexuality education. HB 239 would have also prohibited school districts from allowing any abortion services provider from offering any materials at schools.

Veto message:The Montana Constitution vests supervision and control of our public schools in locally elected school boards. HB 239 would improvidently intrude upon the constitutional authority of the Board of Public Education and local boards. If parents are concerned about matters relating to the education of their children, they can and should address those concerns with their local school board.

Legislative Outcome: Passed Senate 28-22-0 on Apr/8/13; State Sen. Matt Rosendale voted YES; Passed House 56-41-3 on Apr/13/13; Vetoed by Governor Steve Bullock on Apr/25/13

Source: Rewire.News on Montana legislative voting record HB 239 , Apr 8, 2013

Enforce life beginning at conception, according to AFA survey.

Rosendale supports the AFA survey question on life at conception

The AFA inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death'? Self-description: (American Family Association helps produce iVoterGuides): "Grounded in God; rooted in research"; they "thoroughly investigate candidates"; when they cannot "evaluate with confidence, they receive an 'Insufficient' rating" (& we exclude)

Source: AFA Survey 20AFA-1A on Sep 11, 2020

Business liberty over gay marriage, according to AFA survey.

Rosendale supports the AFA survey question on religion vs. same-sex marriage

The AFA inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman'? Self-description: (American Family Association helps produce iVoterGuides): "Grounded in God; rooted in research"; they "thoroughly investigate candidates"; when they cannot "evaluate with confidence, they receive an 'Insufficient' rating" (& we exclude)

Source: AFA Survey 20AFA-3A on Sep 11, 2020

Oppose paid family leave, according to PVS survey.

Rosendale opposes the PVS survey question on paid medical leave

Project Vote Smart inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Health Care: Do you support requiring businesses to provide paid medical leave during public health crises, such as COVID-19?' PVS self-description: "The Political Courage Test provides voters with positions on key issues. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: PVS Survey 20PVS-23 on Sep 9, 2020

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