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Kevin Wade on Civil Rights

 


Marriage is fundamental building block for any community

Pires said, "I support gay marriage. Gay people are equal."

Wade called the issue a "fringe issue," but continued, "I will state for the record, I know that marriage is between man and a woman and is the fundamental building block for any community and any nation."

Source: Newark Post on 2012 Delaware Senate debate , Oct 19, 2012

Same-sex marriage is a "fringe issue" and a distraction

Wade called same-sex marriage a "fringe issue" and a distraction to real issues of concern to voters. "They worry about jobs, their homes, this country and the future of their children and grandchildren," he said.

Pires unequivocally supported legalization of same-sex marriage. Carper offered more tepid support but said he supports the repeal of a Bill Clinton-era law that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. Carper only recently reversed his position on the Defense of Marriage Act.

Source: Delmarva Daily Times on 2012 Del. Senate debate , Oct 17, 2012

Supports defining traditional marriage.

Wade supports the CC Voters Guide question on same-sex marriage

Christian Coalition publishes a number of special voter educational materials including the Christian Coalition Voter Guides, which provide voters with critical information about where candidates stand on important faith and family issues. The Christian Coalition Voters Guide summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: "Maintaining current federal law defining marriage as one man and one woman"

Source: Christian Coalition Voter Guide 12-CC-q3b on Oct 31, 2012

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