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Jim Newberger on Civil Rights

 

 


Opposes same-sex marriage

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

A: Oppose.

Source: OnTheIssues interview of 2018 Minnesota Senate candidate , Mar 15, 2018

Rated 0% by Voices for Racial Justice

Voices for Racial Justice's 2015-2016 "Minnesota Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity" rates Jim Newberger at 0%.

Voices for Racial Justice self-description: "Since 1993, we have built a stronger movement for racial justice organizing in Minnesota and beyond. Our mission is to advance racial, cultural, social, and economic justice in Minnesota through organizer and leadership training, strategic convenings and campaigns, and research and policy tools. We took a visionary step many years ago, putting racial equity into the center of community organizing in Minnesota. As a result, we have seen the emergence of powerful racial equity organizing and leadership across the state. Today our work also produces and supports the many tools & resources necessary to achieve racial equity in our state. We work with communities to build racial equity into conversations about education, economic opportunity, affordable housing, public transportation, criminal justice, and more."

Source: Voices for Racial Justice on 2018 Minnesota Senate race , Dec 20, 2017

Voted NO on same-sex marriage with religious exemptions

Legislative Summary:A bill providing for civil marriage between two persons; and providing for exemptions and protections based on religious association. [Exemptions include] provision of goods, services, facilities, or accommodations directly related to the solemnization of a civil marriage that is in violation of its religious beliefs.

The following prohibitions are removed: A marriage entered into by persons of the same sex, either under common law or statute, that is recognized by another state or foreign jurisdiction is void in this state and contractual rights granted by virtue of the marriage or its termination are unenforceable in this state.

Legislative Outcome:Rep. Newberger voted NAY; passed House 75-59-0, May 9 passed Senate 37-30-0, May 13; signed by Gov. Dayton, May 14

Source: Minnesota Legislative voting records on HF1054 , May 9, 2013

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