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Maggie Hassan on Civil Rights
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Maggie Hassan on other issues.
  • Instrumental in passing marriage equality in NH. (Nov 2012)

Senate:

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Kelly Ayotte on Civil Rights
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kelly Ayotte on other issues.
  • Repeal state gay marriage law; don't repeal DOMA. (Jun 2010)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Scott Brown on Civil Rights
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Scott Brown on other issues.
  • Civil unions ok; federal same-sex marriage not ok. (Nov 2011)
  • Gay marriage is a resolved issue in Massachusetts. (Nov 2011)
  • Represented abused women in divorce cases. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted YES on defining marriage as one man and one woman. (Feb 2004)
  • Supported $200K reduction to blind job program. (Jul 2003)
  • Opposed $900K for disability & mentoring aid. (Jul 2003)
  • Opposed "Turning 22" mental disability program. (Jul 2003)
Andy Martin on Civil Rights
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Andy Martin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Rubens on Civil Rights
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Rubens on other issues.
  • Endorsed ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. (Nov 2013)
Jeanne Shaheen on Civil Rights
Democrat Sr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jeanne Shaheen on other issues.
  • Supported the 2007 civil unions law in New Hampshire. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jun 2013)
  • Decide Indian gaming rules at state level, not DOI. (Jul 1999)
Karen Testerman on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Karen Testerman on other issues.
  • Vocal opponent of same-sex civil unions. (Aug 2013)

House:


Annie Kuster on Civil Rights
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Annie Kuster on other issues.
  • Equal pay for equal work. (Apr 2012)
  • Less government interference about whom to marry. (Feb 2012)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes a DOMA amendment. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
Carol Shea-Porter on Civil Rights
Democrat: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Carol Shea-Porter on other issues.
  • Founding fathers didnít yield to fear, and neither should we. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Opposes defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Aug 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (May 2013)
  • Sponsored removing deadline for ratification of the ERA. (Jun 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Lynch on Civil Rights
Democratic NH Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Lynch on other issues.
  • Legalized gay marriage so same-sex couples have same rights. (Jun 2009)
  • Consider civil unions for N.H. (Nov 2006)
  • Encourage diversity without discrimination. (Nov 2006)
Jeanne Shaheen on Civil Rights
Democrat Sr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jeanne Shaheen on other issues.
  • Supported the 2007 civil unions law in New Hampshire. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jun 2013)
  • Decide Indian gaming rules at state level, not DOI. (Jul 1999)
Charlie Bass on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (NH-2): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Bass on other issues.
  • 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 YES 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 YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Require 90 day delay for compliance before ADA lawsuits. (May 2002)
  • Limit interstate class-action lawsuits to federal courts . (May 2002)
  • Rated 33% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • Opposes Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Craig Benson on Civil Rights
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Craig Benson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Fernald on Civil Rights
Former Democratic Governor (until 1996): Click here for Mark Fernald on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Burt Cohen on Civil Rights
2004 former Democratic challenger; state Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Burt Cohen on other issues.
  • Repeal portions of the Patriot Act. (Dec 2003)
Doris Haddock on Civil Rights
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Doris Haddock on other issues.
  • Donít hack up the Constitution with homophobic nonsense. (Aug 2004)
  • Donít cooperate with police who bar peacable assembly. (Mar 2003)
Bill Zeliff on Civil Rights
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Bill Zeliff on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Alciere on Civil Rights
2010 GOP challenger (lost primary); formerly State Rep: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Alciere on other issues.
  • Don't require companies to hire more women & minorities. (Mar 2010)
  • Leave same-sex partnership benefits up to the employer. (Mar 2010)
Jim Bender on Civil Rights
2010 Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Bender on other issues.
  • Marriage is between a man and a woman. (Aug 2010)
Ken Blevens on Civil Rights
Libertarian challenger: Click here for Ken Blevens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeb Bradley on Civil Rights
Republican (District 1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Bradley 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)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
Judd Gregg on Civil Rights
Republican Sr Senator (NH): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Judd Gregg on other issues.
  • Voted YES on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO 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 33% by the HRC, indicating a mixed record on gay rights. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 7% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
Paul Hodes on Civil Rights
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Paul Hodes on other issues.
  • Yes to civil unions; no to constitutional definition. (Nov 2004)
  • Supports affirmative action. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
Paul Hodes on Civil Rights
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Paul Hodes on other issues.
  • Yes to civil unions; no to constitutional definition. (Nov 2004)
  • Supports affirmative action. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
John Sununu on Civil Rights
Republican Senator; previously Representative (NH-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Sununu on other issues.
  • Voted YES on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 13% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 33% by the HRC, indicating a mixed record on gay rights. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 14% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
John Sununu on Civil Rights
Republican Senator; previously Representative (NH-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Sununu on other issues.
  • Voted YES on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 13% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 33% by the HRC, indicating a mixed record on gay rights. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 14% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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