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Monica Wehby on Civil Rights

 


Paycheck Fairness Act hurts women in the workplace

What Merkley says: "It's wrong that even today, women in Oregon make just 79 cents for every dollar a man makes. I [voted for &] am now fighting to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, the next step we must take to ensure women earn equal pay for equal work."

Wehby's response: "Based on actual experience, I know that Senator Merkley's approach to this issue is not only wrong, but will only exacerbate the problem of discrimination against women in our economy. The bill that Senator Merkley supports adds additional regulations, documentation and other administrative requirements that will have a harmful effect on women in the workplace. Senator Merkley's answer to this issue is typical of career politicians--more regulation, more red tape, and more government interference on small businesses. A bill like this will encourage job creators to look for labor substitution. I would have voted no based on my workplace experiences and knowledge of how this legislation would have hurt women in the workplace

Source: The Oregonian on 2014 Oregon Senate race , Jul 18, 2014

Government shouldn't be involved in same-sex marriage

Rep. Jason Conger wasted no time taking a swipe at Portland physician Monica Wehby. In his opening remarks, Conger said Republicans won't win by "running candidates who fit the 'D narrative'" or by "running a rich, disconnected Republican."

Wehby has said the government shouldn't be involved in same-sex marriage and abortion is a personal choice. Wehby countered Conger by saying she thinks "logically not ideologically," adding that "we need a little bit more of that in D.C."

Source: Statesman Journal on 2014 Oregon Senate debate , Mar 9, 2014

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