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Randall Batson on Civil Rights

 

 


Opposes affirmative action

Q: Do you support or oppose requiring hiring more women & minorities?

A: Strongly Oppose.

Source: E-mail interview on Kansas 2014 Senate race with OnTheIssues , Sep 19, 2014

Indifferent to same-sex marriage

Q: Do you support or oppose same-sex marriage?

A: Indifferent.

Source: E-mail interview on Kansas 2014 Senate race with OnTheIssues , Sep 19, 2014

Civil unions ok; let churches decide on same-sex marriage

Q: Should marriage only be between one man and one woman?

A: I think that religious institutions and companionships be able to regulate themselves. I don't think that the State nor the Federal Government be involved in any companionships between individuals. Beneficiaries and Spouse rights regarding insurance should be administered through the free market.

Q: Should Kansas allow same-sex couples to form civil unions?

A: Yes.

Source: Kansas State Legislative 2010 PVS Political Courage Test , Nov 1, 2010

State use of affirmative action ok, but not private

Q: Do you support the state's use of affirmative action?

A: Public affirmative action is necessary, however needs to have no recognition of race, creed, color, sex, veteran status, etc. Private industry [should] let the free market determine this.

Source: Kansas State Legislative 2010 PVS Political Courage Test , Nov 1, 2010

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