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Jay Nixon on Civil Rights
Missouri Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jay Nixon on other issues.
  • To make Missouri great, need to advance civil rights. (Apr 2011)
  • Believes marriage is between a man and a woman. (Sep 2008)

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Todd Akin on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin on other issues.
  • No policy to pay female staff less than men (but he does). (Oct 2012)
  • Women's pay should be left to discretion of employers. (Oct 2012)
  • 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)
  • 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)
Roy Blunt on Civil Rights
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt 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)
  • 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 14% 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)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
John Brunner on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger: Click here for John Brunner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Claire McCaskill on Civil Rights
Democratic Sr Senator; previously state Auditor: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Claire McCaskill on other issues.
  • Government should not limit marrying who you love. (Mar 2013)
  • FactCheck: Akin's female staff are not paid as much as men. (Oct 2012)
  • Women shouldn't get paid less simply because they're women. (Oct 2012)
  • 2005: No amendment; existing law prohibits gay marriage. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery. (Jun 2008)
  • by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Aug 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
Sarah Steelman on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sarah Steelman on other issues.
  • Sponsored bill to define marriage between man and woman. (Mar 2008)

House:


Russ Carnahan on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (MO-3): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Russ Carnahan 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)
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 88% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 89% 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)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • Ratify CEDAW (Discrimination Against Women). (Jan 2011)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
William Lacy Clay on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (MO-1): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for William Lacy Clay 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)
  • Ending racial profiling is part of fight for justice. (Jan 2001)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • 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 100% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 92% 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)
  • Sponsored removing deadline for ratification of the ERA. (May 2013)
  • 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)
Emmanuel Cleaver on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (MO-5): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Emmanuel Cleaver 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)
  • Ending racial profiling is part of fight for justice. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 75% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 97% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery. (Jun 2008)
  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 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)
Samuel Graves on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (MO-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Samuel Graves 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)
  • Voted YES on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
  • 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 22% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
Vicky Hartzler on Civil Rights
Republican (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Vicky Hartzler on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)
  • Ensure disabled access to public pools. (Jan 2013)
Billy Long on Civil Rights
Republican (District 7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Billy Long on other issues.
  • Define marriage as between a man and a woman. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Nov 2010)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)
  • Ensure disabled access to public pools. (Jan 2013)
Blaine Luetkemeyer on Civil Rights
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Blaine Luetkemeyer on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Jason Smith on Civil Rights
Republican (District 8): Click here for Jason Smith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ann Wagner on Civil Rights
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ann Wagner on other issues.
  • 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)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Matt Blunt on Civil Rights
Republican MO Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Matt Blunt on other issues.
  • No affirmative action in state contracts nor colleges. (Nov 1998)
  • No same-sex marriage; no gay discrimination laws. (Nov 1998)
Todd Akin on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin on other issues.
  • No policy to pay female staff less than men (but he does). (Oct 2012)
  • Women's pay should be left to discretion of employers. (Oct 2012)
  • 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)
  • 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)
Jo Ann Emerson on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (MO-8): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Jo Ann Emerson 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 21% 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 47% by NAACP, indicating a mixed record on affirmative-action. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
  • Sponsored bill to Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
  • Supported legislation on violence against women & safety. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding for women's and disadvantaged businesses. (Jul 1999)
Bob Holden on Civil Rights
Former Democratic Governor (2001-2004): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Holden on other issues.
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
John Ashcroft on Civil Rights
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for John Ashcroft on other issues.
  • Donít scare people with phantoms of lost liberty. (Apr 2004)
  • USA Patriot Act is respectful of civil liberties. (Nov 2003)
  • As Attorney General, upholds law; no longer an advocate. (Jan 2001)
  • No American should suffer based on skin color. (Jan 2001)
  • Opposed Ronnie White on qualifications, not on skin color. (Jan 2001)
  • Against affirmative action. (Dec 2000)
  • Blocked appointment of black judge in Missouri. (Dec 2000)
  • 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)
Jean Carnahan on Civil Rights
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jean Carnahan on other issues.
  • Advocated for Equal Rights Amendment. (Nov 2000)
  • Voted YES on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes. (Jun 2002)
  • Voted YES on loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping. (Oct 2001)
Mel Carnahan on Civil Rights
Governor & 2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (MO)-Deceased 2000: Click here for Mel Carnahan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Emerson on Civil Rights
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for Bill Emerson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Farmer on Civil Rights
2004 former Democratic challenger; state Treasurer: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Farmer on other issues.
  • Prosecute discrimination and fund desegregation. (Jul 1996)
  • Recognize same-sex marriages. (Jul 1996)
Dick Gephardt on Civil Rights
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Dick Gephardt on other issues.
  • Voted for USA Patriot Act, but itís not balanced now. (Nov 2003)
  • Democrats need to earn the vote of African-Americans. (Sep 2003)
  • Weíre all in it together. (Sep 2003)
  • Strike a balance between liberty and security. (Jun 2003)
  • Christian Coalitionís intolerance has no place in politics. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • 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 71% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
Mel Hancock on Civil Rights
Republican Former (1994-) (District 7): Click here for Mel Hancock on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Karen McCarthy on Civil Rights
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Karen McCarthy on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 87% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-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)
Roy Blunt on Civil Rights
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt 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)
  • 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 14% 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)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Kit Bond on Civil Rights
Republican Sr Senator (MO): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Kit Bond 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 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 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 NO on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds. (Jul 1995)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 40% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 11% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 11% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
Robin Carnahan on Civil Rights
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; Secretary of State: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robin Carnahan on other issues.
  • Publicize history of US Colored Infantries in civil war. (Aug 2010)
  • 2005: No amendment; existing law prohibits gay marriage. (Apr 2009)
  • Supports Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). (Sep 2010)
Bill Clay Sr. on Civil Rights
Democrat (retired 2000) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Clay Sr. 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)
Pat Danner on Civil Rights
Democrat (District 6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Pat Danner 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)
Kenny Hulshof on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (MO-9): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Hulshof 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 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 39% by NAACP, indicating a mixed record on affirmative-action. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
Mike Parker on Civil Rights
Republican (retired 1998) (District 4): Click here for Mike Parker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ike Skelton on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (MO-4): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Ike Skelton 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 NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 33% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • 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)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Jim Talent on Civil Rights
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent 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 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)
  • Supported funding for women's and disadvantaged businesses. (Jul 1999)
Jim Talent on Civil Rights
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent 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 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)
  • Supported funding for women's and disadvantaged businesses. (Jul 1999)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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