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Steve Bullock on Civil Rights
Democratic Governor: Click here for Steve Bullock on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

MT 2014: 2014 MT Senate debate


John Bohlinger on Civil Rights
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Bohlinger on other issues.
  • Rated at 0% by Gay Rights groups. (Dec 2008)
  • No anti-gay discrimination, but no same-sex marriage. (Nov 1998)
Champ Edmunds on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Champ Edmunds on other issues.
  • Marriage is a bond between a man, a woman and God. (Jun 2013)
  • Marriage between one man and one woman. (Nov 2012)
Dennis Rehberg on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (MT-At-Large): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Rehberg on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 21% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 31% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Corey Stapleton on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Corey Stapleton on other issues.
  • No affirmative action in state hiring or colleges. (Nov 2000)
  • No civil unions; no gay marriage. (Nov 2000)
Jon Tester on Civil Rights
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jon Tester on other issues.
  • Opposes gay marriage; but not worth amending Constitution. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Aug 2012)
John Walsh on Civil Rights
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for John Walsh on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Steve Daines on Civil Rights
Republican (District 0): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Daines on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Brian Schweitzer on Civil Rights
Democratic MT Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brian Schweitzer on other issues.
  • Sex is not a government matter; work on civil unions. (Jun 2008)
Max Baucus on Civil Rights
Democratic Sr Senator (MT): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Max Baucus on other issues.
  • Strong voice for Montana’s Indian tribes. (Aug 2008)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Voted YES on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes. (Jun 2002)
  • Voted YES on loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on setting aside 10% of highway funds for minorities & women. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on ending special funding for minority & women-owned business. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex marriage. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted YES on Amendment to prohibit flag burning. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted NO on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds. (Jul 1995)
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 60% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 67% by the HRC, indicating a mixed record on gay rights. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 86% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
Dennis Rehberg on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (MT-At-Large): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Rehberg on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 21% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 31% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Judy Martz on Civil Rights
Former Republican Governor (2001-2005): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Judy Martz on other issues.
  • Return human remains to Indian nations. (Jan 2001)
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
Marc Racicot on Civil Rights
Former Republican Governor (1993-2000): Click here for Marc Racicot on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Conrad Burns on Civil Rights
Former Republican Senator (MT, 1989-2007): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Conrad Burns on other issues.
  • Voted YES on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes. (Jun 2002)
  • Voted YES on loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on setting aside 10% of highway funds for minorities & women. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES on ending special funding for minority & women-owned business. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex marriage. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted YES on Amendment to prohibit flag burning. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted YES on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds. (Jul 1995)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 40% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
Bob Keenan on Civil Rights
Former Republican Challenger (2006), state senator: Click here for Bob Keenan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Morrison on Civil Rights
Former Democratic challenger (2006); state Auditor: Click here for John Morrison on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Taylor on Civil Rights
2002 Republican Senate Challenger (MT): Click here for Mike Taylor on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kirk Bushman on Civil Rights
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Kirk Bushman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Hill on Civil Rights
Republican (District AL): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Hill on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
Stan Jones on Civil Rights
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Stan Jones on other issues.
  • Patriot Act cost us our Fourth Amendment rights. (Oct 2006)
  • Constitutional definition of one-man-one-woman marriage. (Aug 2006)
  • Discontinue affirmative action programs. (Aug 2006)
  • Blanket pardon on license laws until Soc.Sec.number removed. (Jan 2006)
  • Equal status for homosexuals, not special status. (Jan 2006)
  • Consensual behavior is none of the governments’ business. (Jan 2006)
Bob Kelleher on Civil Rights
Republican challenger: Click here for Bob Kelleher on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Lange on Civil Rights
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Lange on other issues.
  • No same-sex marriage. (Nov 2008)
  • No race and gender in federal contracting decisions. (Nov 2008)
Pat Williams on Civil Rights
Former Democrat (1978-1996) (District 0): Click here for Pat Williams on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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