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Sam Brownback on Civil Rights
Republican Sr Senator (KS): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Sam Brownback on other issues.
  • Defend traditional marriage. (Nov 2010)
  • Disgrace that national GOP narrowing base by ignoring blacks. (Sep 2007)
  • Fight against hate crimes legislation. (Sep 2007)
  • Carried amendment defining marriage to Senate floor. (Sep 2007)
  • Ban gay marriage--itís a vast social experiment. (Sep 2007)
  • Supports marriage as the union of a man and a woman. (Feb 2007)
  • Robustly religious public square better than naked square. (Jan 2006)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery. (Jun 2008)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)

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Jerry Moran on Civil Rights
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (KS-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Moran 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)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 27% 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 47% by NAACP, indicating a mixed record on affirmative-action. (Dec 2006)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Pat Roberts on Civil Rights
Republican Sr Senator (KS): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Pat Roberts 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 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)
  • Require 90 day delay for compliance before ADA lawsuits. (May 2002)
  • Limit interstate class-action lawsuits to federal courts . (May 2002)
  • 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 11% 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)
Todd Tiahrt on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (KS-4): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Todd Tiahrt 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)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
  • 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 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)

House:


Tim Huelskamp on Civil Rights
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Huelskamp on other issues.
  • Protect sacred union between one man and one woman. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
Lynn Jenkins on Civil Rights
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lynn Jenkins on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
Mike Pompeo on Civil Rights
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Pompeo on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
Kevin Yoder on Civil Rights
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kevin Yoder on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mark Parkinson on Civil Rights
Former Democratic Governor (2009-2010): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Parkinson on other issues.
  • Embrace diversity rather than rejecting new citizens. (Jan 2010)
Kathleen Sebelius on Civil Rights
Democratic KS Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kathleen Sebelius on other issues.
  • No Constitutional amendment against same-sex marriage. (Apr 2008)
  • There is still injustice in America. (May 2003)
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
Bill Graves on Civil Rights
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Graves on other issues.
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
  • Require 90 day delay for compliance before ADA lawsuits. (May 2002)
  • Limit interstate class-action lawsuits to federal courts . (May 2002)
Bob Dole on Civil Rights
Former Republican Senator (Until 1996): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bob Dole on other issues.
  • 1996: Shift away from previous support of affirmative action. (Nov 2005)
  • Disabled is a group no one joins by choice. (Nov 1998)
  • Co-sponsored Senate Defense of Marriage Act. (May 1996)
  • Eliminate gender discrimination in all federal programs. (Jan 1985)
  • Voted YES on Amendment to prohibit flag burning. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted YES on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds. (Jul 1995)
Sheila Frahm on Civil Rights
Former Republican Senate Appointee (1996): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Sheila Frahm on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex marriage. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation. (Sep 1996)
Nancy Kassebaum on Civil Rights
Former Republican Senator (Until 1996): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Kassebaum 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 NO on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds. (Jul 1995)
Jan Meyers on Civil Rights
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Jan Meyers on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Greg Orman on Civil Rights
Former Democratic Senate Challenger (2008): Click here for Greg Orman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joe Bellis on Civil Rights
2010 Reform Party Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Bellis on other issues.
  • No definition of marriage; but no gays in military. (Sep 2010)
  • End affirmative action, and most other, federal programs. (Sep 2010)
Nancy Boyda on Civil Rights
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Boyda on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery. (Jun 2008)
Sam Brownback on Civil Rights
Republican Sr Senator (KS): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Sam Brownback on other issues.
  • Defend traditional marriage. (Nov 2010)
  • Disgrace that national GOP narrowing base by ignoring blacks. (Sep 2007)
  • Fight against hate crimes legislation. (Sep 2007)
  • Carried amendment defining marriage to Senate floor. (Sep 2007)
  • Ban gay marriage--itís a vast social experiment. (Sep 2007)
  • Supports marriage as the union of a man and a woman. (Feb 2007)
  • Robustly religious public square better than naked square. (Jan 2006)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery. (Jun 2008)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Dan Glickman on Civil Rights
Dem. (to Cabinet 1995) (District 4): Click here for Dan Glickman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lisa Johnston on Civil Rights
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lisa Johnston on other issues.
  • Embracing diversity strengthens us as a nation. (Aug 2010)
Lee Jones on Civil Rights
Democratic Senate Challenger (KS): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lee Jones on other issues.
  • Patriot Act runs roughshod over our civil rights. (Oct 2004)
  • Civil unions are ok. (Sep 2004)
  • Support affirmative action in college and govít contracts. (Sep 2004)
Dennis Moore on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (KS-3): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Moore 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)
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
  • Rated 87% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 88% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 83% by NAACP, indicating a mixed record on affirmative-action. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery. (Jun 2008)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (Dec 2007)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Give domestic partnership benefits to Federal employees. (May 2009)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
Jerry Moran on Civil Rights
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (KS-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Moran 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)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 27% 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 47% by NAACP, indicating a mixed record on affirmative-action. (Dec 2006)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Jim Ryun on Civil Rights
Republican (District 2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jim Ryun 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)
Jim Slattery on Civil Rights
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Jim Slattery on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Tiahrt on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (KS-4): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Todd Tiahrt 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)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
  • 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 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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