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Scott Walker on Civil Rights
Republican Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott Walker on other issues.
  • A Better Bottom Line & Project SEARCH: job help for disabled. (Jan 2014)
  • Perhaps leave gay marriage up to each church, not government. (Mar 2013)
  • Marriage is to be between one man and one woman. (Nov 2005)

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Tammy Baldwin on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (WI-2): Click here for 30 full quotes OR click here for Tammy Baldwin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Establish a national holiday honoring Native Americans. (Mar 2001)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
  • Rated 93% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • Rated 100% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 100% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • Ratify CEDAW (Discrimination Against Women). (Jan 2011)
  • Opposes defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Aug 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jun 2013)
  • Provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (Dec 2007)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Sponsored bill for Federal domestic partnership benefits. (May 2009)
  • Recognize the 40th anniversary of Stonewall. (May 2009)
  • Supported legislation on violence against women & safety. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding for women's and disadvantaged businesses. (Jul 1999)
  • Supports ERA and comparable work pay rules for women. (Jul 1999)
Ron Johnson on Civil Rights
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ron Johnson on other issues.
  • Public dislikes when judges replace democracy, like DADT. (Oct 2010)
  • Marriage is between one man and one woman. (Jun 2010)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). (Sep 2010)
Herbert Kohl on Civil Rights
Democratic Sr Senator (WI): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Herbert Kohl on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 NO 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)
  • 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)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
John Schiess on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Schiess on other issues.
  • Homosexual sodomy is a crime against nature. (Jul 2011)
  • No affirmative action in college admissions nor state hiring. (Nov 2008)

House:


Sean Duffy on Civil Rights
Republican (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sean Duffy on other issues.
  • Marriage is one man and one woman; but other contracts ok. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Ron Kind on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (WI-3): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Ron Kind on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Establish a national holiday honoring Native Americans. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 73% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 60% by the HRC, indicating a mixed record on gay rights. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 81% by NAACP, indicating a mixed record on affirmative-action. (Dec 2006)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
Gwen Moore on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (WI-4): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Gwen Moore on other issues.
  • Opposed Cuts to Kindergarten Program for 4 Year-Olds. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)
  • Ending racial profiling is part of fight for justice. (Jan 2001)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • Rated 100% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 97% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery. (Jun 2008)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • Investigate mortgage discrimination in veterans & disabled. (Jan 2011)
  • Ratify CEDAW (Discrimination Against Women). (Jan 2011)
  • as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Aug 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored removing deadline for ratification of the ERA. (May 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (Dec 2007)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Give domestic partnership benefits to Federal employees. (May 2009)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
Tom Petri on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (WI-6): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Tom Petri on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • 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 NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Require 90 day delay for compliance before ADA lawsuits. (May 2002)
  • Limit interstate class-action lawsuits to federal courts . (May 2002)
  • Rated 13% 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 36% by NAACP, indicating a mixed record on affirmative-action. (Dec 2006)
Mark Pocan on Civil Rights
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Mark Pocan on other issues.
  • Pass the Equal Right Amendment. (Nov 2012)
  • Repeal the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports affirmative action in state hiring & colleges. (Nov 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)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored removing deadline for ratification of the ERA. (Jun 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
Reid Ribble on Civil Rights
Republican (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Reid Ribble on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Ensure disabled access to public pools. (Jan 2013)
Paul Ryan on Civil Rights
Republican nominee for Vice President; U.S. Rep. (WI-1): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Paul Ryan on other issues.
  • Keep DADT; no gay adoption; no need for gay hate crime laws. (Aug 2012)
  • Ban employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Apr 2012)
  • Annual pilgrimage to Selma AL for 1965 march anniversary. (Apr 2012)
  • Let each state separately define DOMA and marriage. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Voted YES 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 banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 13% 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 36% by NAACP, indicating a mixed record on affirmative-action. (Dec 2006)
James Sensenbrenner on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (WI-5): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for James Sensenbrenner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • 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)
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
  • Rated 7% 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 33% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jim Doyle on Civil Rights
Democratic WI Governor: Click here for Jim Doyle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Kagen on Civil Rights
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Kagen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Ron Kind on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (WI-3): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Ron Kind on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Establish a national holiday honoring Native Americans. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 73% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 60% by the HRC, indicating a mixed record on gay rights. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 81% by NAACP, indicating a mixed record on affirmative-action. (Dec 2006)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
Mark Neumann on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Neumann on other issues.
  • Marriage is between a man and a woman. (Apr 2012)
Tommy Thompson on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger; previously HHS Secretary: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tommy Thompson on other issues.
  • Ok for private business to fire employees for being gay. (May 2007)
  • Bringing people together abrogates racism. (May 2007)
  • Apologizes for ok’ing firing employees for being gay. (May 2007)
  • Supports defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
Tammy Baldwin on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (WI-2): Click here for 30 full quotes OR click here for Tammy Baldwin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Establish a national holiday honoring Native Americans. (Mar 2001)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
  • Rated 93% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • Rated 100% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 100% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • Ratify CEDAW (Discrimination Against Women). (Jan 2011)
  • Opposes defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Aug 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jun 2013)
  • Provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (Dec 2007)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Sponsored bill for Federal domestic partnership benefits. (May 2009)
  • Recognize the 40th anniversary of Stonewall. (May 2009)
  • Supported legislation on violence against women & safety. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding for women's and disadvantaged businesses. (Jul 1999)
  • Supports ERA and comparable work pay rules for women. (Jul 1999)
Tom Barrett on Civil Rights
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Barrett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
Scott McCallum on Civil Rights
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott McCallum on other issues.
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
Ed Thompson on Civil Rights
Libertarian Challenger 2000: Click here for Ed Thompson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Russ Darrow on Civil Rights
2004 former Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Russ Darrow on other issues.
  • Protect the sacred institution of marriage. (Jul 2004)
  • Supports constitutional amendment on flag desecration. (May 2004)
Steve Gunderson on Civil Rights
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Steve Gunderson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jerry Kleczka on Civil Rights
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Kleczka on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 73% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
Scott Klug on Civil Rights
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Klug on other issues.
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
Tim Michels on Civil Rights
Former Republican Challenger (2006): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Michels on other issues.
  • No civil liberty violations via the Patriot Act. (Oct 2004)
  • Supports the Patriot Act and therefore against Feingold. (Sep 2004)
Mark Neumann on Civil Rights
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Neumann on other issues.
  • Marriage is between a man and a woman. (Apr 2012)
Toby Roth on Civil Rights
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for Toby Roth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Russell Feingold on Civil Rights
Democratic Jr Senator (WI): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Russell Feingold on other issues.
  • The Patriot Act allows people to monitor your computer usage. (Oct 2004)
  • Shouldn’t change the Constitution to ban gay marriage. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO 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 NO 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 NO on prohibiting same-sex marriage. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted NO on Amendment to prohibit flag burning. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted NO on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds. (Jul 1995)
  • Rated 80% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Sponsored bill for special-needs evacuation plans. (Sep 2005)
  • Rated 89% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 96% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery. (Jun 2008)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (Dec 2007)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Reinforce anti-discrimination and equal-pay requirements. (Jan 2008)
  • Investigate deportation of Japanese during WWII. (Jan 2009)
Mark Green on Civil Rights
Republican (District 8): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Mark Green on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
  • Rated 7% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
Steve Kagen on Civil Rights
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Kagen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Robert Lorge on Civil Rights
Republican challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Robert Lorge on other issues.
  • Support minority hiring, with incentives not quotas. (Aug 2006)
  • One-man-one-woman definition of marriage. (Aug 2006)
  • Constitutional ban on flag burning. (Aug 2006)
  • Ban affirmative action but enforce discrimination laws. (Aug 2006)
  • Don’t add sexual orientation to the definition of hate crime. (Aug 2006)
David Obey on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (WI-7): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for David Obey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Rated 67% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 63% 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)
David Redick on Civil Rights
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David Redick on other issues.
  • Social engineering for minority hiring doesn’t work. (Mar 2006)
  • No laws about sexual orientation--they interfere with rights. (Mar 2006)
  • Patriot Act gives excess authority which is easily abused. (Feb 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Civil Rights
Green Challenger: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Rae Vogeler on other issues.
  • Require pay equity. (Oct 2006)
  • Fund support programs for single mothers. (Oct 2006)
  • Supports affirmative action and Reparations. (Oct 2006)
  • End official racism like under-funding of schools & services. (Oct 2006)
  • Strengthen LGBT anti-discrimination laws. (Oct 2006)
  • Extend domestic partnership rights to more GLBT workers. (Oct 2006)
  • Support the right to marry for same-sex couples. (Oct 2006)
  • Support legal protections for LGBT families. (Oct 2006)
  • Support LGBT youth in the schools. (Oct 2006)
  • Defend affirmative action. (Jan 2006)
  • Equality regardless of sexual orientation. (Jan 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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