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Pat McCrory on Civil Rights
Republican Governor: Click here for Pat McCrory on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

NC 2014: 2014 NC Senate debate


Richard Burr on Civil Rights
Sr Senator; previously Republican Rep (NC-5): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Richard Burr on other issues.
  • Constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Voted YES on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • 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 NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 13% 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 7% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Kay Hagan on Civil Rights
Democratic Jr Senator; previously member of State Senate: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Kay Hagan on other issues.
  • Leave definition of marriage up to state law. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • 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)
Thom Tillis on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Thom Tillis on other issues.
  • Constitutionally define marriage as one man and one woman. (Sep 2011)

House:


G.K. Butterfield on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (NC-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for G.K. Butterfield 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 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)
  • Ending racial profiling is part of fight for justice. (Jan 2001)
  • 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 97% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
John Howard Coble on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (NC-6): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for John Howard Coble 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)
  • 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)
  • Rated 7% 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 22% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
Renee Ellmers on Civil Rights
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Renee Ellmers on other issues.
  • Marriage is between one man and one woman. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
Virginia Foxx on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (NC-5): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Virginia Foxx 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)
  • Voted YES on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)
  • 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)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
George Holding on Civil Rights
Republican (District 13): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for George Holding on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
Richard Hudson on Civil Rights
Republican (District 8): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Richard Hudson on other issues.
  • Constitutional Amendment to Protect Traditional Marriage. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Oct 2013)
Walter Beaman Jones on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (NC-3): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Walter Beaman Jones 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)
  • Voted YES on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • 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 39% by NAACP, indicating a mixed record on affirmative-action. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
  • Ensure disabled access to public pools. (Jan 2013)
Larry Kissell on Civil Rights
Democrat (District 8): Click here for Larry Kissell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Patrick McHenry on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (NC-10): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Patrick McHenry on other issues.
  • Protect marriage, our most sacred institution. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • 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)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 17% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
Mike McIntyre on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (NC-7): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Mike McIntyre on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • 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)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 27% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 25% by the HRC, indicating a mixed record on gay rights. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 78% by NAACP, indicating a mixed record on affirmative-action. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Mark Meadows on Civil Rights
Republican (District 11): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mark Meadows on other issues.
  • Protect the institution of marriage. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)
Robert Pittenger on Civil Rights
Republican (District 9): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robert Pittenger on other issues.
  • No affirmative action in state hiring decisions. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
David Eugene Price on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (NC-4): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for David Eugene Price 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 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)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 87% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 75% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 100% 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)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (Dec 2007)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
Mel Watt on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (NC-12): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Mel Watt 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 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)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Ending racial profiling is part of fight for justice. (Jan 2001)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
  • Rated 93% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • 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 100% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Elizabeth Dole on Civil Rights
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Dole on other issues.
  • Discontinue affirmative action programs. (Jun 2008)
  • Traditional marriage is something Republicans will defend. (Aug 2004)
  • Freedom of religion, not freedom from religion. (Aug 2004)
  • For school prayer & 10 Commandments in schools. (Oct 1999)
  • Protect taxpayers from tax-funded free Internet porn. (Jul 1999)
  • States should sort out gamblingís benefits & consequences. (Jul 1999)
  • More to be done to remove the ďglass ceilingĒ. (May 1999)
  • Empowerment of women comes from dreams and passion. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 18% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
Mike Easley on Civil Rights
Democratic NC Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Easley on other issues.
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
Bev Perdue on Civil Rights
North Carolina Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bev Perdue on other issues.
  • Help women fight for equal pay for equal work. (Sep 2012)
  • Increase efforts to integrate state colleges. (Nov 1996)
  • Donít include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws. (Nov 1996)
Brad Miller on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (NC-13): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Brad Miller 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 YES 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)
  • Rated 100% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 94% 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)
  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
Sue Myrick on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (NC-9): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Sue Myrick 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)
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • 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 17% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Supported legislation on violence against women & safety. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding for women's and disadvantaged businesses. (Jul 1999)
Heath Shuler on Civil Rights
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Heath Shuler on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
James Hunt on Civil Rights
Former Democrat Governor (1993-2000): Click here for the full quote OR click here for James Hunt on other issues.
  • More federal funding of IDEA for disabled education. (Mar 2000)
Frank Ballance on Civil Rights
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Ballance on other issues.
  • Voted NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
Erskine Bowles on Civil Rights
2004 former Democrat challenger; former W.H. Chief of Staff: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Erskine Bowles on other issues.
  • Increased loans to minority and women-owned businesses. (Oct 2004)
  • Constitutional amendment on gay marriage as last resort. (Sep 2004)
Eva Clayton on Civil Rights
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Eva Clayton on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Ending racial profiling is part of fight for justice. (Jan 2001)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 13% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Supported legislation on violence against women & safety. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding for women's and disadvantaged businesses. (Jul 1999)
John Edwards on Civil Rights
Former Democrat Senator; retired to run for President, 2004: Click here for 37 full quotes OR click here for John Edwards on other issues.
  • Subprime mess is also an issue of race. (Jan 2008)
  • Equal housing policy and economic policy for all. (Jan 2008)
  • Ok to read about same-sex couples to second-graders. (Sep 2007)
  • Get rid of DOMA; get rid of donít-ask-donít-tell. (Aug 2007)
  • Support transgendered people publicly while transitioning. (Aug 2007)
  • Mistake to say my faith makes me oppose same-sex marriage. (Aug 2007)
  • On journey about same-sex marriage, but does not support it. (Aug 2007)
  • No reparations for slavery; but plenty more we can do. (Jul 2007)
  • Better advocate for women than Hillary Clinton. (Jul 2007)
  • Opposes gay marriage due to his religion; but conflicted. (Jul 2007)
  • Racial inequality is at heart & soul of my campaign. (Jun 2007)
  • Support all partnership benefits for same-sex couples. (Jun 2007)
  • Equal opportunity needs to be active principle, not passive. (Apr 2007)
  • Ten Commandments in courthouses cause more trouble than good. (Mar 2007)
  • Let gays serve in the military. (Feb 2007)
  • No gay marriage, but no discrimination & civil unions. (Feb 2007)
  • Allow gay couples to visit each other in the hospital. (Oct 2004)
  • Raising the minimum wage is a working womenís issue. (Aug 2004)
  • Embrace equal opportunities for all, like I had. (Jul 2004)
  • Talk about race everywhere and to every American. (Jul 2004)
  • Enormous strides for gays and lesbians without gay marriage. (Jan 2004)
  • Flag burning is despicable, but not a constitutional issue. (Jan 2004)
  • Let each state decide about civil unions and gay marriage. (Jan 2004)
  • Fund the Help America Vote Act. (Jan 2004)
  • Remove Confederate flag from South Carolina state house. (Nov 2003)
  • Most southerners donít drive around with Confederate flags. (Nov 2003)
  • PATRIOT Act removes liberties that itís supposed to protect. (Sep 2003)
  • Governments donít belong in bedrooms, including gay bedrooms. (May 2003)
  • PATRIOT Act ok, if watchdogs protect civil liberties. (May 2003)
  • Affirmative Action needed 40 years ago & still needed today. (May 2003)

    Voting Record

  • Opposes DOMA because states already can ignore gay marriages. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted YES on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes. (Jun 2002)
  • Voted YES on loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation. (Jun 2000)
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 60% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Increase subsidies for women-owned non-profit business. (Mar 2004)
Lauch Faircloth on Civil Rights
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Lauch Faircloth on other issues.
  • 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)
  • 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)
David Funderburk on Civil Rights
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for David Funderburk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fred Heineman on Civil Rights
Republican Former (1994-) (District 4): Click here for Fred Heineman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jesse Helms on Civil Rights
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jesse Helms on other issues.
  • Opposes radical feminist UN womenís treaty. (Mar 2000)
  • Voted NO on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation. (Jun 2000)
  • 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 YES on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds. (Jul 1995)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
Cass Ballenger on Civil Rights
Republican (District 10): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Cass Ballenger on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 7% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
Richard Burr on Civil Rights
Sr Senator; previously Republican Rep (NC-5): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Richard Burr on other issues.
  • Constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Voted YES on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • 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 NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 13% 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 7% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Cal Cunningham on Civil Rights
2010 Democratic challenger; previously State Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cal Cunningham on other issues.
  • End "don't ask, don't tell" in the military. (Apr 2010)
Elizabeth Dole on Civil Rights
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Dole on other issues.
  • Discontinue affirmative action programs. (Jun 2008)
  • Traditional marriage is something Republicans will defend. (Aug 2004)
  • Freedom of religion, not freedom from religion. (Aug 2004)
  • For school prayer & 10 Commandments in schools. (Oct 1999)
  • Protect taxpayers from tax-funded free Internet porn. (Jul 1999)
  • States should sort out gamblingís benefits & consequences. (Jul 1999)
  • More to be done to remove the ďglass ceilingĒ. (May 1999)
  • Empowerment of women comes from dreams and passion. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 18% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
Bob Etheridge on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (NC-2): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Bob Etheridge on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 67% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 25% by the HRC, indicating a mixed record on gay rights. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 94% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
Robin Hayes on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (NC-8): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Robin Hayes 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)
  • 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)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 33% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
Bill Hefner on Civil Rights
Democrat (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Hefner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
Elaine Marshall on Civil Rights
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Elaine Marshall on other issues.
  • End Defense of Marriage Act and sexual discrimination. (Jul 2010)
  • Enacting the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. (Jul 2010)
  • Strong supporter of LGBT rights. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Jim Neal on Civil Rights
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Jim Neal on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charles Taylor on Civil Rights
Republican (District 11): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Charles Taylor on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 7% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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