State of Idaho Archives: on Civil Rights


Brad Little: No to gay marriage

I believe that marriage is the union between a man and woman.
Source: 2018 Idaho Gubernatorial website BradLittleForIdaho.com Sep 1, 2017

Raul Labrador: Detests white supremacy AND black nationalism

Following urging from Governor Butch Otter earlier in the day, Labrador finally made his own statement about the events in Charlottesville. In the statement, he says, "I detest white supremacy as much as I detest black nationalism and other forms of identity politics." He then says he abhors and condemns the violence, bigotry and racism that were on display.
Source: Boise State Public Radio on 2018 Idaho gubernatorial race Aug 16, 2017

Tommy Ahlquist: Opposed gay marriage; will safeguard tradition

Tommy believes that marriage should be the union of a man and a woman. As our governor, he will support policies that promote and safeguard the traditional institution of marriage.
Source: 2018 Idaho Gubernatorial website TommyForIdaho.com Aug 8, 2017

Raul Labrador: Marriage is between one man and one woman

Raul believes that marriage is between one man and one woman and strongly supported Idaho's constitutional amendment protecting marriage. Raul strongly supported Idaho's constitutional amendment protecting marriage.
Source: 2010 House campaign website, labrador4idaho.com, "Issues" Nov 2, 2010

Rocky Raczkowski: Keep Don't Ask, Don't Tell military policy

Gary Peters and his opponent, Rocky Raczkowski, are like two bad sports talk radio partners: they simply disagree on everything. (Except immigration, a hot button issue in which pandering to either side can seriously jeopardize your campaign.)

The two candidates have become cartoon caricatures of their respective parties. Peters gets painted as a flaming liberal who kowtows to the "socialist" liberal agenda and Raczkowski is deemed a tin-foil hat wearing ultra right-wing lunatic. Case in point: this Freep summation of their positions on the only other 3 issues in this election:

Source: Michigan Lawyers Weekly on 2010 Idaho House race Sep 10, 2010

Brad Little: Voter referendum to define marriage in State Constitution

Legislative Summary:Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Idaho to provide that a marriage between a man and a woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this state.Legislative Outcome: Sen. Little voted AYE; passed House 53-17-0, Feb. 6; passed Senate 26-9-0, Feb. 15.
Source: Idaho Legislative voting records on HJR 2 Feb 15, 2006

Russ Fulcher: Voter referendum to define marriage in State Constitution

Legislative Summary:Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Idaho to provide that a marriage between a man and a woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this state.Legislative Outcome: Sen. Fulcher voted AYE; passed House 53-17-0, Feb. 6; passed Senate 26-9-0, Feb. 15.
Source: Idaho Legislative voting records on HJR 2 Feb 15, 2006

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