State of Nebraska Archives: on Civil Rights


Ben Sasse: Don't redefine one-man-one-woman marriage

Strong marriages, traditional families, and local communities are critical to the well-being of any civilization--and especially to a republic. What does this mean?
Source: 2014 Senate campaign website, SasseForNebraska.com, "Issues" Nov 14, 2013

Steven Larrick: Sexual orientation & gender identity in discrimination laws

Source: Nebraska Congressional Election 2008 Political Courage Test Jun 25, 2008

Steven Larrick: Allow same-sex couples to marry

Q: Should same-sex couples be allowed to marry?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support a federal constitutional amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman?

A: No.

Source: Nebraska Congressional Election 2008 Political Courage Test Jun 25, 2008

Steven Larrick: Continue affirmative action programs

Q: Should the federal government consider race and gender in government contracting decisions?

A: Yes.

Q: Should the federal government continue affirmative action programs?

A: Yes.

Source: Nebraska Congressional Election 2008 Political Courage Test Jun 25, 2008

Mike Johanns: Define marriage as between a man and a woman

Q: Should same-sex couples be allowed to marry?

A: No.

Q: Do you support a federal constitutional amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman?

A: Yes.

Source: Nebraska Congressional Election 2008 Political Courage Test Jun 3, 2008

Mike Johanns: No affirmative action

Q: Should the federal government consider race and gender in government contracting decisions?

A: No.

Q: Should the federal government continue affirmative action programs?

A: No.

Source: Nebraska Congressional Election 2008 Political Courage Test Jun 3, 2008

Jon Bruning: No affirmative action in public employment or contracting

Which of the following state agencies should take race and sex into account when making employment decisions?

Q: Public employment?

A: No.

Q: State contracting?

A: No.

Source: Nebraska State 2000 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 2000

Jon Bruning: No civil unions; no same-sex marriage

Q: Should Nebraska include sexual orientation in its anti-discrimination laws?

A: No.

Q: Should Nebraska recognize civil unions between same-sex couples?

A: No.

Q: Should Nebraska restrict marriage to a relationship only between a man and a woman?

A: Yes.

Source: Nebraska State 2000 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 2000

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