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Deedra Abboud on Civil Rights

 

 


All government levels should protect human rights

Matters that involve human rights and discrimination should never be left to private companies whose main focus, generally, is gaining profit for themselves and their shareholders. Governments on all levels have a responsibility to uphold laws and protections of all people they serve. That responsibility has been mandated by public investments in the form of taxes that pay the salaries and expenses for all levels of government bodies and officials.
Source: 2018 Arizona Senate campaign website Deedra2018.com , Dec 12, 2017

Protect LGBTQ community to ensure equality

The LGBTQ community and their allies have fought long and hard for equality. Marriage equality is the law of the land but many discrimination laws stop short of actual protection. We are also seeing, once again, more religiously based rhetoric and laws targeting the LGBTQ community across the country.

Highly personal decisions should be made by individuals with a minimum of interference from the government and our elected leaders should never base their representation on religious interpretation.

Source: 2018 Arizona Senate campaign website Deedra2018.com , Jul 17, 2017

Equal pay for equal work, and paid sick leave

[Asked about women in the workplace], Abboud said she is "ready to fight for equal pay for women."

"Because I am a woman and I have experienced getting paid less than my male colleagues," she said. "I'm ready to make sure that working families have paid sick leave so they can take care of themselves and those they love."

Source: The Arizona Republic on 2018 Arizona gubernatorial race , Apr 10, 2017

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