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Matthew Hess on Civil Rights
Libertarian Challenger : Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Matthew Hess on other issues.
  • Government out of private companies: no affirmative action. (Jan 2014)
  • No government involvement in marriage. (Jan 2014)
John Hickenlooper on Civil Rights
Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Hickenlooper on other issues.
  • Let's pass civil unions!. (Jan 2013)
  • Against amending Constitution to ban gay marriage. (Nov 2011)
Tom Tancredo on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (CO-6): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Tom Tancredo on other issues.
  • Official English needed to hold us together. (Oct 2007)
  • We are just one kooky judge away from homosexual marriage. (Sep 2007)
  • President canít legislate morality; but can lead on morality. (Sep 2007)
  • Do everything possible to support a marriage amendment. (Sep 2007)
  • The stateís interest in marriage is procreation. (Sep 2007)
  • Hyphenated-Americans balkanize our society. (Jun 2006)
  • Cult of multiculturalism destructive to western civilization. (Jun 2006)
  • Weíre diversifying to death; promote AMERICAN culture. (Jun 2006)
  • 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)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • 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 19% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)

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CO 2014: 2014 Colorado Governor's race


Randy Baumgardner on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Randy Baumgardner on other issues.
  • Rated 35% on voting positions by Women's Lobby of Colorado. (Jun 2012)
Michael Bennet on Civil Rights
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Michael Bennet on other issues.
  • Opposition to homosexuality is an outdated views of society. (Sep 2010)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Feb 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jun 2013)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
Ken Buck on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger (withdrawn): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ken Buck on other issues.
  • Won't compare gays to alcoholics again; better candidate now. (Feb 2014)
  • Buck "mis-spoke" comparing homosexuality to alcoholism. (Oct 2010)
  • Birth influences homosexuality like it influences alcoholism. (Oct 2010)
  • Being gay is a choice, but birth has an influence. (Oct 2010)
  • Don't-ask-don't-tell policy makes a lot of sense. (Sep 2010)
  • Prosecute the murder of transgender as a hate crime. (Jan 2010)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Cory Gardner on Civil Rights
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Cory Gardner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Nov 2010)
  • Ensure disabled access to public pools. (Feb 2013)
Owen Hill on Civil Rights
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Owen Hill on other issues.
  • Gay marriage forces gay agenda onto straight society. (Feb 2013)
Amy Stephens on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger (withdrawn): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Amy Stephens on other issues.
  • Voted to require employers to recognize gay couples. (Oct 2013)
  • Traditional marriage without Civil Unions. (Aug 2012)
  • Rated 43% on voting positions by Women's Lobby of Colorado. (Jun 2012)
Mark Udall on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (CO-2): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Mark Udall on other issues.
  • Support civil union; let states decide on gay marriage laws. (Aug 2008)
  • 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)
  • Rated 93% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 92% 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)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • 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)

House:


Ken Buck on Civil Rights
Republican nominee (District 4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ken Buck on other issues.
  • Won't compare gays to alcoholics again; better candidate now. (Feb 2014)
  • Buck "mis-spoke" comparing homosexuality to alcoholism. (Oct 2010)
  • Birth influences homosexuality like it influences alcoholism. (Oct 2010)
  • Being gay is a choice, but birth has an influence. (Oct 2010)
  • Don't-ask-don't-tell policy makes a lot of sense. (Sep 2010)
  • Prosecute the murder of transgender as a hate crime. (Jan 2010)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Mike Coffman on Civil Rights
Republican (District 6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Coffman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Ensure disabled access to public pools. (Jan 2013)
Diana DeGette on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (CO-1): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Diana DeGette 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 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)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 93% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 92% 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)
  • 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. (Jun 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Give domestic partnership benefits to Federal employees. (May 2009)
  • Supported legislation on violence against women & safety. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding for women's and disadvantaged businesses. (Jul 1999)
Doug Lamborn on Civil Rights
Republican: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Doug Lamborn 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)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)
  • Ensure disabled access to public pools. (Jan 2013)
  • State definition of marriage supersedes federal gay marriage. (Jan 2014)
Ed Perlmutter on Civil Rights
Democrat: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ed Perlmutter on other issues.
  • Endorses Domestic Partnerships and full equal GLBT benefits. (Nov 2006)
  • Affirnative action needed at colleges but not state agencies. (Nov 1998)
  • No same-sex marriage, but allow equal benedifts. (Nov 1998)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • 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)
Jared Polis on Civil Rights
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jared Polis on other issues.
  • As a gay man, I support prohibiting discrimination. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Sponsored bill prohibiting sexual-identity discrimination. (Mar 2011)
  • as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Aug 2012)
  • Sponsored enforcing against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Give domestic partnership benefits to Federal employees. (May 2009)
  • Recognize the 40th anniversary of Stonewall. (May 2009)
Tom Tancredo on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (CO-6): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Tom Tancredo on other issues.
  • Official English needed to hold us together. (Oct 2007)
  • We are just one kooky judge away from homosexual marriage. (Sep 2007)
  • President canít legislate morality; but can lead on morality. (Sep 2007)
  • Do everything possible to support a marriage amendment. (Sep 2007)
  • The stateís interest in marriage is procreation. (Sep 2007)
  • Hyphenated-Americans balkanize our society. (Jun 2006)
  • Cult of multiculturalism destructive to western civilization. (Jun 2006)
  • Weíre diversifying to death; promote AMERICAN culture. (Jun 2006)
  • 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)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • 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 19% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
Scott Tipton on Civil Rights
Republican (District 3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Scott Tipton on other issues.
  • Marriage is the union of one man and one woman. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Nov 2010)
  • Supports defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Bob Beauprez on Civil Rights
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bob Beauprez on other issues.
  • Support & strengthen traditional marriage. (Jan 2009)
  • 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)
William Owens on Civil Rights
Republican CO Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for William Owens on other issues.
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
Bill Ritter on Civil Rights
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Ritter on other issues.
  • Traditional definition of marriage; but full rights for gays. (Nov 2006)
  • Supports MWDBE programs for those without historical access. (Nov 2006)
Cory Gardner on Civil Rights
Republican (Senate run 2014) (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Cory Gardner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Nov 2010)
  • Ensure disabled access to public pools. (Feb 2013)
Raul Acosta on Civil Rights
2004 former Republican Write-in Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Raul Acosta on other issues.
  • Marriage is a union between a man and a woman. (Oct 2004)
  • Require percentage of minority workers no govít contracts. (Oct 2004)
Hank Brown on Civil Rights
Former Republican Senator (Until 1996): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Hank Brown on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex marriage. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted YES on Amendment to prohibit flag burning. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted YES on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds. (Jul 1995)
Ben Nighthorse Campbell on Civil Rights
Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ben Nighthorse Campbell on other issues.
  • Voted NO on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes. (Jun 2002)
  • Voted YES on loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO 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 YES on ending special funding for minority & women-owned business. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex marriage. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted YES on Amendment to prohibit flag burning. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted NO on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds. (Jul 1995)
  • Rated 20% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
Pete Coors on Civil Rights
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Pete Coors on other issues.
  • No abuses of power in PATRIOT Act. (Aug 2004)
  • Define marriage as between a man and a woman. (Aug 2004)
  • Opposed to change the definition of marriage. (Jun 2004)
  • Coors provides same-sex couple benefits equally. (May 2004)
  • Boycotted for anti-affirmative action. (Apr 2004)
Scott McInnis on Civil Rights
Republican (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Scott McInnis on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 7% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
Mike Miles on Civil Rights
2004 former Democratic Senate primary challenger: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mike Miles on other issues.
  • Committed to protecting human rights & equal rights. (Jun 2004)
  • Oppose the Federal Marriage Amendment. (Jun 2004)
  • Support the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. (Jun 2004)
  • Support affirmative action programs. (Jun 2004)
  • No Federal Marriage Amendment, but civil unions ok. (Jun 2004)
  • Support Affirmative Action to fight subtle discrimination. (Jun 2004)
Richard Randall on Civil Rights
2004 former Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Richard Randall on other issues.
  • No affirmative action but no legalized discrimination either. (Oct 2004)
  • Require equal treatment for minorities in government hiring. (Oct 2004)
  • Right to private choice in consensual sexual activity. (Oct 2004)
  • No national identification card. (Oct 2004)
  • PATRIOT Act is culmination of erosion of civil liberties. (Oct 2004)
Dan Schaefer on Civil Rights
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for Dan Schaefer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Schaffer on Civil Rights
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Representative (CO-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bob Schaffer on other issues.
  • No quotas; no federal affirmative action. (Nov 1996)
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
Tom Strickland on Civil Rights
2002 Democratic Challenger (CO): Click here for Tom Strickland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wayne Allard on Civil Rights
Republican Sr Senator (CO): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Wayne Allard on other issues.
  • Voted YES on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes. (Jun 2002)
  • Voted YES on loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on setting aside 10% of highway funds for minorities & women. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES on ending special funding for minority & women-owned business. (Oct 1997)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 20% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 11% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
Bob Beauprez on Civil Rights
Republican (District 7): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bob Beauprez on other issues.
  • Support & strengthen traditional marriage. (Jan 2009)
  • 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)
Joel Hefley on Civil Rights
Republican (District 5): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Joel Hefley 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)
  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
  • Rated 0% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
Betsy Markey on Civil Rights
Former Democrat (until 2010) (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Betsy Markey on other issues.
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
Marilyn Musgrave on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (CO-4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Marilyn Musgrave on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 25% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
Jane Norton on Civil Rights
Republican Senate Challenger (2010); previously Lt. Gov.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jane Norton on other issues.
  • Define marriage as the union of one man and one woman. (Dec 2009)
Andrew Romanoff on Civil Rights
2010 Democratic Challenger (lost primary): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Andrew Romanoff on other issues.
  • Recognize domestic partnerships between same-sex couples. (Nov 2006)
  • Apply affirmative action to state college admissions. (Nov 2006)
John Salazar on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (CO-3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Salazar 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)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • 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)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
Ken Salazar on Civil Rights
Democratic Jr Senator (CO): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ken Salazar on other issues.
  • Oppose the Federal Marriage Amendment. (Aug 2004)
  • Change the Patriot Act to balance civil liberties. (Aug 2004)
  • Wrote brief defending U.Michigan affirmative action case. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Include special-needs people in emergency evacuation plans. (Sep 2005)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • Rated 67% by the HRC, indicating a mixed record on gay rights. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 82% by NAACP, indicating a mixed record on affirmative-action. (Dec 2006)
Bob Schaffer on Civil Rights
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Representative (CO-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bob Schaffer on other issues.
  • No quotas; no federal affirmative action. (Nov 1996)
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
David Skaggs on Civil Rights
Democrat (District 2): Click here for David Skaggs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Udall on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (CO-2): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Mark Udall on other issues.
  • Support civil union; let states decide on gay marriage laws. (Aug 2008)
  • 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)
  • Rated 93% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 92% 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)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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