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Jenny Wilson on Civil Rights

 

 


Supports bill honoring women's suffrage and women's rights

[Citing a Facebook posting from betterdays2020.com]: "Celebrating Utah and national suffrage anniversaries in the year 2020 in creative and communal ways. By popularizing the history of women's rights and women's first votes, we open doors to conversations about women in the present and future."

Jenny Wilson for Senate Facebook response: "Along with dozens of Utah women supporting Better Days 2020, I headed to Utah's capitol today to observe the Senate vote to place a statue of Martha Hughes Cannon in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall. It passed the Senate! Now along to the House. Martha Hughes Cannon, first woman in the U.S. to be elected to a State Senate seat, is the right woman to represent Utah's historic support of suffrage and voting rights."

Source: Facebook posting on 2018 Utah Senate race , Jan 29, 2018

Let's keep MLK's dream alive

[Citing a Facebook posting from KUTV.COM]: "Hundreds of people in Salt Lake City marched in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.: As Utah celebrates Martin Luther King Day, many are unaware that the reverend visited the Beehive State during the budding days of the civil rights movement."

Jenny Wilson for Senate Facebook response: "Today, we reflect on Dr. King's legacy and how to continue it in every realm of our lives. In our neighborhoods & schools. In our businesses & our churches. In our government, our public discourse, & our policies towards newcomers. He had a dream. Let's keep it alive.

Source: Facebook posting on 2018 Utah Senate race , Jan 15, 2018

Fight to get same-sex benefits

Jenny Wilson, a former Salt Lake County Council member and the lone woman in the race, said she had worked in a bipartisan way to get things accomplished--including fighting to get same-sex benefits in Salt Lake County.
Source: David Montero in Salt Lake Tribune on 2018 Utah Senate race , Nov 28, 2012

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