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JL Mealer on Civil Rights

 


No religious same-sex marriage; civil unions instead

Q: When you think about the rights of same-sex couples, which of the following is closest to your personal opinion?

A: Same-sex couples should be allowed to form civil unions, but not to marry in the traditional [religious] sense.

Source: AmericansElect email questionnaire on presidential race , Jan 22, 2012

Require companies to hire Americans, period

Q: What is your opinion on the statement, "Require companies to hire more women & minorities"?

A: OPPOSE: How about require "companies to hire Americans PERIOD"? Men, women, minorities of both persuasions! No particular preference but the unemployed must NOT be ignored for the hiring of simple job-changers.

Source: Email interview on presidential race with OnTheIssues.org , Sep 26, 2011

Don't treat gay-Americans as hyphenated-Americans

Q: What is your opinion on the statement, "Same-sex domestic partnership benefits"?

A: SUPPORT, We're Americans, not hyphenated Americans.

Source: AmericansElect email questionnaire on presidential race , Sep 26, 2011

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Page last updated: Feb 23, 2012