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Carl McCall on Civil Rights

2002 Democratic Challenger NY Governor


Supports Sexual Orientation Non-Discrimination Act

Carl McCall has supported the enactment of Sexual Orientation Non-Discrimination Act (SONDA) which would amend the State's Human Rights Law, and ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, race, gender, and religion. Also, Carl McCall supports inclusion of "transgender and gender identity" to the SONDA legislation after its initial passage and will push for that change.
Source: Campaign web site, www.McCall02.org, "Issues" Sep 9, 2002

Supports Vermont-style civil unions

Carl McCall supports the enactment of Vermont-style civil union legislation, affording gay and lesbian couples many of the same rights, benefits, and privileges afforded to married couples. McCall has voiced his support for civil unions offering to work with the gay and lesbian community in developing the appropriate legislation.
Source: Campaign web site, www.McCall02.org, "Issues" Sep 9, 2002

Equal pay for comparable work for women

We need a new commitment in this state to support women's success, at home, at work, and in the community. It is unacceptable that in the strongest democracy in the world, women are paid 73 cents for every dollar a man earns for the same job. As Governor, I will make it a priority to finally get a pay equity law passed that ensures equal pay for comparable work in New York State.
Source: Campaign web site, www.McCall02.org, "Issues" Sep 9, 2002

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AK Frank Murkowski
AL Bob Riley
AR Mike Huckabee
AZ Janet Napolitano
CA Arnold Schwarzenegger
CO Bill Owens
CT Jodi Rell
DE Ruth Ann Minner
FL Jeb Bush
GA Sonny Perdue
HI Linda Lingle
IA Tom Vilsack
ID Dirk Kempthorne
IL Rod Blagojevich
IN Mitch Daniels
KS Kathleen Sebelius
KY Ernie Fletcher
LA Kathleen Blanco
MA Mitt Romney
MD Bob Ehrlich
ME John Baldacci
MI Jennifer Granholm
MN Tim Pawlenty
MO Matt Blunt
MS Haley Barbour
MT Brian Schweitzer
NC Mike Easley
ND John Hoeven
NE Dave Heineman
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NJ Jon Corzine
NM Bill Richardson
NV Kenny Guinn
NY George Pataki
OH Bob Taft
OK Brad Henry
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PA Ed Rendell
RI Don Carcieri
SC Mark Sanford
SD Mike Rounds
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TX Rick Perry
UT Jon Huntsman
VA Tim Kaine
VT Jim Douglas
WA Christine Gregoire
WI Jim Doyle
WV Joe Manchin III
WY Dave Freudenthal
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