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Jack Dalrymple on Civil Rights
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Dalrymple on other issues.
  • OpEd: Not at all supportive of the rights of gays & lesbians. (Nov 2011)

Senate:

ND 2012: 2012 North Dakota Senate Debates


Rick Berg on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rick Berg on other issues.
  • Protect traditional Judeo-Christian values like marriage. (Nov 2010)
  • No affirmative action for state employment nor college. (Nov 2002)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Kent Conrad on Civil Rights
Democratic Sr Senator (ND): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Kent Conrad on other issues.
  • No Constitutional amendment on flag protection. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes. (Jun 2002)
  • Voted YES on loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES 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 NO on ending special funding for minority & women-owned business. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex marriage. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted NO on Amendment to prohibit flag burning. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted NO on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds. (Jul 1995)
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 40% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 56% by the HRC, indicating a mixed record on gay rights. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 75% by NAACP, indicating a mixed record on affirmative-action. (Dec 2006)
Heidi Heitkamp on Civil Rights
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Heidi Heitkamp on other issues.
  • Gay marriage is a state issue. (May 2012)
  • AdWatch: Featured in DSCC ad: "Elect more women to Senate". (Feb 2012)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Aug 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Feb 2013)
John Hoeven on Civil Rights
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Hoeven on other issues.
  • No civil unions; restrict marriages to one-man-one-woman. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)

House:


Kevin Cramer on Civil Rights
Republican (District 0): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Cramer on other issues.
  • Marriage is defined in Scripture. (Oct 2012)
  • Voted YES 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. (Sep 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Hoeven on Civil Rights
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Hoeven on other issues.
  • No civil unions; restrict marriages to one-man-one-woman. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Duane Sand on Civil Rights
2000 Republican Challenger for Senate (ND): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Duane Sand on other issues.
  • Voted NO on ending special funding for minority & women-owned business. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted YES on Amendment to prohibit flag burning. (Dec 1995)
Rick Berg on Civil Rights
Republican (Senate run 2012) (District AL): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rick Berg on other issues.
  • Protect traditional Judeo-Christian values like marriage. (Nov 2010)
  • No affirmative action for state employment nor college. (Nov 2002)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Edward Schafer on Civil Rights
Former Democratic Governor (1992-2000); Cabinet Sec'y (USDA): Click here for Edward Schafer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Liffrig on Civil Rights
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Liffrig on other issues.
  • No experiments with marriage, our most precious institution. (Aug 2004)
  • Discontinue affirmative action programs. (Aug 2004)
  • Homosexual love can never be fruitful. (Jan 2004)
Byron Dorgan on Civil Rights
Democratic Jr Senator (ND): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Byron Dorgan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes. (Jun 2002)
  • Voted YES on loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES 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 NO on ending special funding for minority & women-owned business. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex marriage. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted NO on Amendment to prohibit flag burning. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted NO on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds. (Jul 1995)
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 40% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 78% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 89% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dwight Grotberg on other issues.
  • Opposes requiring minority/women hiring. (Jul 2006)
  • No civil rights protections for sexual orientation. (Jul 2006)
  • We need a Constitutional amendment on flag protection. (Jun 2006)
Earl Pomeroy on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (ND-At-Large): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Earl Pomeroy 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 YES 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)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 53% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 63% by the HRC, indicating a mixed record on gay rights. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 81% by NAACP, indicating a mixed record on affirmative-action. (Dec 2006)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
Tracy Potter on Civil Rights
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tracy Potter on other issues.
  • Prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Feb 2009)
  • No job discrimination by sexual orientation/gender identity. (Feb 2009)
  • Repeal Cohabitation Law: unmarried couples can live together. (Jan 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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