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Jack Carter on Civil Rights

 


Personal freedoms include sexual orientation

Q: Could you elaborate on your view supporting protecting sexual orientation by civil rights laws?

A: I strongly favor personal freedoms. I support protecting sexual orientation by civil rights laws.

Source: Email interview with OnTheIssues.org Jul 19, 2006

Existing legislation satisfactory on affirmative action

Q: Should we require companies to hire more women & minorities?

A: I'm satisfied with existing legislation.

Source: Email interview with OnTheIssues.org Jun 25, 2006

Sexual orientation is protected by civil rights laws

Q: Do you believe that sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws?

A: Yes.

Source: Email interview with OnTheIssues.org Jun 25, 2006

Congress, not the president, should decide eavesdropping

I believe the security of our nation is paramount. But I don't understand the argument going on about the legality of the President's unilateral eavesdropping program. We Americans live under the rule of Law. Before my President eavesdrops on me, I want my representatives in Congress to have an open debate about whether it's necessary or not. I want the Supreme Court to rule that it doesn't violate my personal freedoms as set forth in the Constitution, and then I want the President to execute that law under judicial review. That's the American way. I DON'T WANT ANY PRESIDENT TO DECIDE ON HIS OWN THAT I NEED TO BE WATCHED. I believe we can come up with a good balance of security interests and personal freedoms. ALL WE NEED IS A RETURN TO OUR AMERICAN VALUES AND NEW LEADERSHIP.
Source: Campaign announcement speech Feb 7, 2006

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