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Butch Otter on Civil Rights
Republican governor; previously Representative (ID-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Butch Otter 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)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
  • Rated 20% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)

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Michael Crapo on Civil Rights
Republican Sr Senator (ID): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Michael Crapo on other issues.
  • Continue affirmative action programs without quotas. (Jan 1998)
  • 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 loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on ending the set-aside of 10% of highway funds for minorities. (Apr 1998)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 40% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • 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)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Larry LaRocco on Civil Rights
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously US Rep.: Click here for Larry LaRocco on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nels Mitchell on Civil Rights
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Nels Mitchell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Risch on Civil Rights
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Risch on other issues.
  • Opposes mandates for affirmative action. (Jun 2008)
  • Opposes sexual orientation as a protected civil right. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)

House:


Raul Labrador on Civil Rights
Republican (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Raul Labrador on other issues.
  • Marriage is between one man and one woman. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
  • Sponsored protecting anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)
Mike Simpson on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (ID-2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Mike Simpson 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)
  • 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 28% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Dirk Kempthorne on Civil Rights
Republican Governor (ID) and previously Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Dirk Kempthorne on other issues.
  • 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 YES on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds. (Jul 1995)
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
Jim Risch on Civil Rights
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Risch on other issues.
  • Opposes mandates for affirmative action. (Jun 2008)
  • Opposes sexual orientation as a protected civil right. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Jerry Brady on Civil Rights
Former Democrat Challenger (2006): Click here for Jerry Brady on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alan Blinken on Civil Rights
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (ID): Click here for Alan Blinken on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott McClure on Civil Rights
2004 former Democratic Challenger: Click here for Scott McClure on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fred Adams on Civil Rights
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Fred Adams on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Helen Chenoweth on Civil Rights
Republican (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Helen Chenoweth 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)
  • Supported legislation on violence against women & safety. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding for women's and disadvantaged businesses. (Jul 1999)
Larry Craig on Civil Rights
Republican Sr Senator (ID): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Larry Craig 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)
  • 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 25% 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 11% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
Dirk Kempthorne on Civil Rights
Republican Governor (ID) and previously Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Dirk Kempthorne on other issues.
  • 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 YES on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds. (Jul 1995)
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
Walt Minnick on Civil Rights
Former Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for Walt Minnick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Sali on Civil Rights
Republican: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Sali on other issues.
  • Fighting to get marriage amendment on the ballot. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
Tom Sullivan on Civil Rights
2010 Democrat Challenger: Click here for Tom Sullivan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Butch Otter on Civil Rights
Republican governor; previously Representative (ID-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Butch Otter 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)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
  • Rated 20% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Rex Rammell on Civil Rights
Independent Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rex Rammell on other issues.
  • Establish the sanctity of marriage in Constitution. (Jul 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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