State of West Virginia Archives: on Civil Rights

Alex Mooney: Defines marriage as one man and one woman

I support a constitutional amendment that defines marriage as the union between one man and one woman. Our government should support traditional families as the best way to raise children.
Source: 2014 W.V. House campaign website, Nov 4, 2014

Evan Jenkins: Marriage is between one man and woman

Evan supported West Virginia's Defense of Marriage Act clearly recognizing that marriage is between one man and woman.
Source: 2014 W.V. House campaign website, Nov 4, 2014

John Buckley: Marriage equality for same-gender couples

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Comfortable with same-sex marriage"?

A: Support. I favor marriage equality for same-gender couples.

Source: Email interview on 2014 W.V. Senate race with OnTheIssues Sep 5, 2014

Jeff Kessler: No civil unions between same-sex couples

Source: W.V. Congressional 2008 Political Courage Test Nov 1, 2008

Jeff Kessler: Affirmative action for state college but not in state hiring

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

A: No.

Q:Do you support affirmative action in public college admissions?

A: Yes.

Q: Should West Virginia continue affirmative action programs?

A: Yes.

Source: W.V. Congressional 2008 Political Courage Test Nov 1, 2008

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