Marty Walsh on Families & Children
Voted NO on affirming marriage for heterosexuals only
Mass. Democratic Party Platform indicates voting NO in Part I: CIVIL RIGHTS: Clause 9: Same-sex marriage. [State Rep. Walsh, a Democrat, voted NO].
A Legislative Amendment to the Constitution relative to the affirmation of marriage would:The relevant part of the MassDems Platform is Part I, clause 9: CIVIL RIGHTS AND CIVIL
LIBERTIES: We affirm our commitment to the Massachusetts constitutional guarantee to same-sex marriage; and all of its rights, privileges and obligations; and reject any attempt to weaken or revoke those rights.
Protect the unique relationship of marriage by defining the institution of civil marriage as only the union of one man and one woman.
- Establish civil unions to provide same-sex persons with entirely the same benefits and obligations as are afforded to
married persons, while recognizing that under present federal law same-sex persons in civil unions will be denied federal benefits available to married persons.
Bill S.3190 ; vote # H174
Source: Massachusetts House voting record via MassScorecard.org
, Sep 14, 2005
- Click here for definitions & background information on Families & Children.
- Click here for a profile of Marty Walsh.
- Click here for VoteMatch responses by Marty Walsh.
- Click here for AmericansElect.org quiz by Marty Walsh.
Other big-city mayors on Families & Children:
Marty Walsh on other issues:
Tom Barrett (D,Milwaukee)
Bill de Blasio (D,NYC)
Rahm Emanuel (D,Chicago)
Bob Filner (D,San Diego)
Steven Fulop (D,Jersey City)
Eric Garcetti (D,Los Angeles)
Mike Rawlings (D,Dallas)
Marty Walsh (D,Boston)
Rocky Anderson (I,Salt Lake City)
Tom Barrett (D,Milwaukee,WI)
Mike Bloomberg (I,New York City)
Cory Booker (D,Newark,NJ)
Jerry Brown (D,Oakland,CA)
Julian Castro (D,San Antonio,TX)
Rudy Giuliani (R,New York City)
Phil Gordon (D,Phoenix)
Tom Menino (D,Boston)
Dennis Kucinch (D,Cleveland,OH)
Michael Nutter (D,Philadelphia)
Sarah Palin (R,Wasilla,AK)
Annise Parker (D,Houston)
Jerry Sanders (R,San Diego)
Antonio Villaraigosa (D,Los Angeles)
Page last updated: Jan 12, 2017