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Thom Tillis on Civil Rights

 


NC's "traditional population" stable while minorities grow

Tillis said that the "traditional" voting bloc of his home state wasn't growing as fast as the minority populations, in an interview he did in 2012 with the Carolina Business Review. Tillis was asked what he thought of Hispanics not supporting Republicans. In response, Tillis said that the answer had more to do with "demographics of the country":

"If you take a look, you mentioned the Hispanic population--the African American population, there's a number of things that our party stands for that they embrace," Tillis said. He went on to say that Republican need to do a better job reaching out to minority voters. Tillis then said that unlike the Hispanic or black populations, which have been growing, the "traditional population of North Carolina and the United States is more or less stable."

Tillis was referring to North Carolinians who have been in the state for a few generations, according to the state lawmaker's campaign.

Source: TalkingPointsMemo.com on 2014 N.C. Senate race , Jun 17, 2014

Constitutionally define marriage as one man and one woman

Tillis voted YEA on Sept. 12, 2011 for SB 514: Constitutional Amendment to Define Marriage (Bill Passed House, 75-42)
Source: North Carolina House voting records (Votesmart synopses) , Sep 12, 2011

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