OnTheIssues.org
Home Issues Candidates Recent Grid Archive Senate House VoteMatch_Quiz FAQs
 |   Abortion   Civil   Rights   Crime   Defense   Education   Gun   Control   Health   Care   Tax   Reform 
Utah
Candidates' views>>
Background
Utah Political Leaders

Book Reviews

(from Amazon.com)

(click a book cover for a review or click for other books on Civil Rights or Gay Rights from Amazon.com.)

Site Map
Home
(Main page)
Issues
(Presidential quotations organized by topic)
Candidates
(Presidential quotations organized by candidate)
Recent
(Most recent quotation for each candidate)
Issue Grid
(Summary by topic of each candidate's positions)
Candidate Grid
(Summary by candidate of positions on each topic)
Archives
(Debate and book excerpts)
House of Representatives
(112th Congress)
Senate
(112th Senate)
Governors
(50 incumbents)
Cabinet
(16 Secretaries)
Supreme Court
(9 Justices)
Mayors
(12 Big-City Mayors)
Presidents
(9 Past Presidents)
VoteMatch
(Presidential Selector and Political Affiliation 20-question quiz)
About Us
(About OnTheIssues.org)
Write Us
(Your feedback to us)
  
Governor and gubernatorial candidates
  Newsletter     Signup  
Email:
  
Zip:
    
Or click for More Info.
    
     
Senators and senatorial candidates
House incumbents
Former Officeholders
 

Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Gary Herbert on Civil Rights
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gary Herbert on other issues.
  • Discriminating against gay people shouldn't be illegal. (Aug 2009)

Senate:

UT 2012: 2012 Utah Senate Debates


Orrin Hatch on Civil Rights
Republican Sr Senator (UT): Click here for 27 full quotes OR click here for Orrin Hatch on other issues.
  • Founders avoided “national church,” not Ten Commandments. (Jan 2000)
  • Amendments for school prayer & flag protection. (Jan 2000)
  • Merit and outreach are the bases for helping minorities. (Jan 2000)
  • Gays support Democrats, but no intolerance. (Aug 1999)
  • Homosexuality is contrary to the Bible, but no intolerance. (Aug 1999)
  • Filth should not be banned; only youth exposure should be. (May 1999)
  • Hollywood should do more to change culture for good. (May 1999)
  • Rating system is ignored for mature movies, games, & music. (May 1999)
  • Crime Bill “reforms” Miranda Rights and Habeas Corpus. (Apr 1999)
  • Draw line between free speech and desecration of the flag. (Mar 1999)
  • We owe a Flag Protection Amendment to veterans & to America. (Mar 1999)
  • 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 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)
  • 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 14% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
Mike Lee on Civil Rights
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Lee on other issues.
  • Equality means giving citizens the right to define marriage. (Jan 2014)
  • Ground Zero mosque is a poke in the eye to victims. (Aug 2010)
  • I do not support gay marriage; nor gays in military. (Jul 2010)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)

House:


Rob Bishop on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (UT-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Rob Bishop 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)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 28% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)
Jim Matheson on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (UT-2): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jim Matheson 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 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 NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
  • Rated 73% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 38% 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)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
Chris Stewart on Civil Rights
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Stewart on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Rocky Anderson on Civil Rights
Justice Party challenger for President: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rocky Anderson on other issues.
  • Lilly Ledbetter was a great beginning; now enforce it. (Oct 2012)
  • Require companies to hire more women & minorities. (Feb 2012)
  • Same-sex domestic partnership benefits. (Feb 2012)
  • Extend city health benefits to unmarried same-sex partners. (Nov 2005)
  • Equal rights for gays and lesbians. (Dec 1997)
  • Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry legally. (Feb 2012)
Jon Huntsman on Civil Rights
Republican UT Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jon Huntsman on other issues.
  • Conservatives should push to allow gay citizens to marry. (Feb 2013)
  • I believe in traditional marriage but also civil unions. (Aug 2011)
  • Supports civil unions and other rights for same-sex couples. (May 2011)
  • 2008: agreed to extend some rights to gay people. (Aug 2009)
  • Overturn CA Prop. 8: Let gays marry. (Apr 2013)
Pete Ashdown on Civil Rights
Democratic challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Pete Ashdown on other issues.
  • Hold companies accountable for discrimination after hiring. (Jul 2006)
  • Less government interference with sexual orientation. (Jun 2006)
  • Patriot Act side-steps the Fourth Amendment. (Jan 2006)
Jason Chaffetz on Civil Rights
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Committed to values & principles of traditional marriage. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)
Scott Howell on Civil Rights
2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (UT): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott Howell on other issues.
  • No LGBT discrimination, but no gay marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Continue affirmative action programs. (Nov 2000)
Dan Liljenquist on Civil Rights
Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Liljenquist on other issues.
  • Traditional pillars of civil society under assault. (May 2012)
Jason Chaffetz on Civil Rights
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Committed to values & principles of traditional marriage. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)
Mike Leavitt-Gov on Civil Rights
Former Republican Governor (1993-2003); Sec. HHS & EPA: Click here for Mike Leavitt-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Olene Walker on Civil Rights
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Olene Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Merrill Cook on Civil Rights
2010 Republican challenger (lost primary): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
Merrill Cook on Civil Rights
Former Republican (until 2001) (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
Paul Van Dam on Civil Rights
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for Paul Van Dam on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Enid Waldholtz on Civil Rights
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Enid Waldholtz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Bennett on Civil Rights
Republican Jr Senator (UT): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Robert Bennett on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 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 NO 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)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 14% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Investigate deportation of Japanese during WWII. (Jan 2009)
Sam Granato on Civil Rights
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sam Granato on other issues.
  • Ground Zero mosque is about freedom of religion. (Aug 2010)
James Hansen on Civil Rights
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for James Hansen on other issues.
  • 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)
Chris Cannon on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (UT-3): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Chris Cannon 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 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 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 28% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


Home | Issues | Candidates | Most Recent Quote | Issue Grid | Books + Debates | Senate | VoteMatch | News | About Us | Write Us

Logo
Copyright 1999-2013
by OnTheIssues.org
Reprinting by permission only.
E-mail: submit@OnTheIssues.org
Mail
Send donations or submit quotations to:
On The Issues
1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630
Cambridge, MA 02140

WM_logo Written by
WebMerchants


IWP_logo Powered by
Instant Web Page

Page last updated: [Title8]

Reproduction of material from any OnTheIssues.org pages without written permission is prohibited.
Copyright © 1999-2012 OnTheIssues.org & the SpeakOut Foundation, all rights reserved.
OnTheIssues.org 1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630, Cambridge MA 02140
E-mail us at:submit at OnTheIssues.org
| Advertising information | About Us
  Newsletter     Signup  
Email:
  
Zip:
    
Or click for More Info.
    

Page last updated: Mar 03, 2014