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Mary Fallin on Civil Rights
Republican: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mary Fallin on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)

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Tom Coburn on Civil Rights
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OK-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Tom Coburn on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • 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)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
James Inhofe on Civil Rights
Republican Sr Senator (OK): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for James Inhofe on other issues.
  • Authored an amendment to make English the national language. (Aug 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 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 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)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 20% 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)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Matt Silverstein on Civil Rights
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Matt Silverstein on other issues.
  • Equal pay concept: level the field for women. (Nov 2013)
  • Firm support of marriage equality for gays and lesbians. (Aug 2013)
  • Grandmother beaten for speaking her native Choctaw language. (Aug 2013)

House:


Jim Bridenstine on Civil Rights
Republican (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Bridenstine on other issues.
  • The institution of marriage should be protected by law. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)
Tom Cole on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (OK-4): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Tom Cole 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)
  • 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)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
James Lankford on Civil Rights
Republican (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for James Lankford on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Oct 2013)
  • Ensure disabled access to public pools. (Jan 2013)
Frank Dean Lucas on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (OK-3): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Frank Dean Lucas 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 22% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
Markwayne Mullin on Civil Rights
Republican (District 2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Markwayne Mullin on other issues.
  • Traditional marriage is a sacred institution. (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)
John Sullivan on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (OK-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Sullivan 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 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)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Brad Henry on Civil Rights
Democratic OK Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brad Henry on other issues.
  • No affirmative action in state contracts; yes in colleges. (Nov 2002)
Dan Boren on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (OK-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dan Boren 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)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 67% by NAACP, indicating a mixed record on affirmative-action. (Dec 2006)
Frank Keating on Civil Rights
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Keating on other issues.
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
Steve Largent on Civil Rights
Former Republican Challenger (2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Largent on other issues.
  • 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)
Brad Carson on Civil Rights
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Brad Carson on other issues.
  • Preserve marriage between one man and one woman. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Establish a national holiday honoring Native Americans. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 67% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
Don Nickles on Civil Rights
Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Don Nickles 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 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)
  • Rated 20% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
David Walters on Civil Rights
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (OK): Click here for David Walters on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brad Carson on Civil Rights
Democrat (Retired) (District 2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Brad Carson on other issues.
  • Preserve marriage between one man and one woman. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Establish a national holiday honoring Native Americans. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 67% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
Tom Coburn on Civil Rights
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OK-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Tom Coburn on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • 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)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Mary Fallin on Civil Rights
Republican: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mary Fallin on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Ernest Istook on Civil Rights
Republican (District 5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ernest Istook 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)
  • Rated 7% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
Steve Largent on Civil Rights
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Largent on other issues.
  • 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)
Mark Myles on Civil Rights
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Myles on other issues.
  • Government should never deny anyone their fundamental rights. (Jul 2010)
Andrew Rice on Civil Rights
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andrew Rice on other issues.
  • Supports the Fair Pay Act against pay discrimination. (Apr 2008)
Wes Watkins on Civil Rights
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Wes Watkins on other issues.
  • 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)
J.C. Watts on Civil Rights
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for J.C. Watts on other issues.
  • 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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