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Sam Clovis on Civil Rights

 


Affirmative Action is insulting and racist

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Require companies to hire more women & minorities"?

A: The free market encourages companies to hire the best qualified workers available. Affirmative Action is insulting and racist in that it implies that only by quotas will women and minorities achieve employment. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Source: E-mail interview for 2014 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org , Jan 24, 2014

Marriage should be between a man and a woman

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Comfortable with same-sex marriage"?

A: Marriage should be between a man and a woman. Traditional nuclear family is the fundamental building block of society and is the social construct that provides the best opportunity for success of the children in life socially and economically. See recent Harvard University study for corroboration.

Source: E-mail interview for 2014 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org , Jan 24, 2014

Family begins with one man and one woman

One of the four pillars of American strength is the traditional, nuclear family. That family begins with one man and one woman brought together in holy matrimony and from this union should come the children that fill out the family unit. This model works and clearly provides the strongest economic, social and psychological base for this most important building block of society.
Source: 2014 Senate campaign website, Iowans4SamClovis.com, "Issues" , Nov 11, 2013

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