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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Ken Cuccinelli on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger : Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ken Cuccinelli on other issues.
  • Traditional marriage ought to be protected. (Jul 2013)
  • Homosexuality is against nature and harmful to society. (Jul 2013)
Terry McAuliffe on Civil Rights
Democratic nominee for Governor; previously DNC Chair: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Terry McAuliffe on other issues.
  • Supports marriage equality for gays. (Jul 2013)
  • When women vote, Democrats win. (Jan 2007)
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)
Bob McDonnell on Civil Rights
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob McDonnell on other issues.
  • Objects to anti-gay discrimination in principle. (May 2012)
  • Authored amendment protecting traditional marriage. (Jul 2009)
Robert Sarvis on Civil Rights
Libertarian nominee for Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Sarvis on other issues.
  • Supports gay marriage. (Nov 2011)
  • Opposes affirmative action. (Nov 2011)

Senate:

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George Allen on Civil Rights
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for George Allen on other issues.
  • Gay judges ok; activist judges not ok. (May 2012)
  • Defense of Marriage Act does not fully protect marriage. (Jul 2011)
  • Tunisian mother did not teach him Tunisian slur “macaca”. (Sep 2006)
  • Using “macaca” was a mistake, but not intended as an insult. (Sep 2006)
  • In 1984, opposed MLK holiday; in 1993, honored Confederacy. (Sep 2006)
  • Kept Confederate imagery in Governor’s office; for heritage. (Sep 2006)
  • Opposes requiring companies to hire more minorities. (Sep 2000)
  • Opposes “Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws”. (Sep 2000)
  • Support VA beliefs & pass flag-burning ban amendment. (Apr 2000)
  • 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)
  • 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)
Ed Gillespie on Civil Rights
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ed Gillespie on other issues.
  • Marriage is the legal union of one man and one woman. (Jan 2014)
  • OpEd: Lobbied for company that paid women 39% less than men. (Jan 2014)
Tim Kaine on Civil Rights
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously Governor: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Tim Kaine on other issues.
  • Strong supporter of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. (Oct 2012)
  • Obama fought for equal pay for women. (Sep 2012)
  • Obama fought for fair treatment for LGBT Americans. (Sep 2012)
  • No discrimination against nominating gay judges. (May 2012)
  • GOP agenda on gay marriage is divisive social legislation. (Apr 2012)
  • Tried to pass laws favoring domestic partnerships. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Aug 2012)
Robert Sarvis on Civil Rights
Libertarian Challenger for Senate: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Sarvis on other issues.
  • Supports gay marriage. (Nov 2011)
  • Opposes affirmative action. (Nov 2011)
Mark Warner on Civil Rights
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mark Warner on other issues.
  • Eliminated Family Rule, so unrelated couples can buy homes. (Mar 2008)
  • Project Genesis: faith-based African-American home program. (Mar 2008)
  • Promote minority-owned business. (Nov 2001)
  • End racial profiling; more minority police. (Nov 2001)
  • Extend hate crimes to include sexual orientation. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
James Webb on Civil Rights
Democratic Sr Senator: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for James Webb on other issues.
  • Affirmative action should apply to African-Americans only. (Sep 2006)
  • Supports civil unions; opposes constitutional ban. (Jun 2006)
  • Opposes constitutional ban of gay marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Government’s power should end at my front door. (Apr 2006)
  • Realign politics by union of Scots-Irish & African Americans. (Jan 2006)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)

House:


Eric Cantor on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (VA-7): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Eric Cantor on other issues.
  • Traditional marriage is formula for pursuit of happiness. (Sep 2012)
  • False myth that GOP is bigoted & intolerant. (Sep 2010)
  • 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)
  • 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 19% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
Gerry Connolly on Civil Rights
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Gerry Connolly on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • 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)
  • as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Aug 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored removing deadline for ratification of the ERA. (Jun 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Give domestic partnership benefits to Federal employees. (May 2009)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
Randy Forbes on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (VA-4): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Randy Forbes on other issues.
  • Supports local lotteries; opposes casino gambling. (Jun 2001)
  • 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)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 8% 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 31% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Oct 2013)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Bob Goodlatte on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (VA-6): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Bob Goodlatte 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 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)
Morgan Griffith on Civil Rights
Republican (District 9): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Morgan Griffith on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Robert Hurt on Civil Rights
Republican (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robert Hurt 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)
James Moran on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (VA-8): Click here for 28 full quotes OR click here for James Moran 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)
  • 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)
  • Establish a national holiday honoring Native Americans. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 73% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • 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)
  • Ratify CEDAW (Discrimination Against Women). (Jan 2011)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored removing deadline for ratification of the ERA. (May 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • 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)
  • Recognize the 40th anniversary of Stonewall. (May 2009)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
Scott Rigell on Civil Rights
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott Rigell on other issues.
  • Protect traditional marriage in our state Constitution. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Bobby Scott on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (VA-3): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Scott 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)
  • Voted NO on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Ending racial profiling is part of fight for justice. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Aug 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
Robert Wittman on Civil Rights
Republican: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robert Wittman on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Frank Wolf on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (VA-10): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Frank Wolf on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • 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 0% 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 33% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Oct 2013)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Creigh Deeds on Civil Rights
Democrat Challenger (2009): Click here for Creigh Deeds on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Kaine on Civil Rights
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously Governor: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Tim Kaine on other issues.
  • Strong supporter of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. (Oct 2012)
  • Obama fought for equal pay for women. (Sep 2012)
  • Obama fought for fair treatment for LGBT Americans. (Sep 2012)
  • No discrimination against nominating gay judges. (May 2012)
  • GOP agenda on gay marriage is divisive social legislation. (Apr 2012)
  • Tried to pass laws favoring domestic partnerships. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Aug 2012)
Mark Warner on Civil Rights
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mark Warner on other issues.
  • Eliminated Family Rule, so unrelated couples can buy homes. (Mar 2008)
  • Project Genesis: faith-based African-American home program. (Mar 2008)
  • Promote minority-owned business. (Nov 2001)
  • End racial profiling; more minority police. (Nov 2001)
  • Extend hate crimes to include sexual orientation. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
Tim Donner on Civil Rights
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Donner on other issues.
  • No race or sex based discrimination, like affirmative action. (Sep 2011)
  • No same-sex domestic partnership benefits. (Sep 2011)
Bob Marshall on Civil Rights
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Marshall on other issues.
  • Blocked gay judge's nomination. (May 2012)
  • Marshall-Newman Marriage Amendment defined one-man-one-woman. (May 2008)
Jamie Radtke on Civil Rights
Former Republican Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for Jamie Radtke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Earley on Civil Rights
Republican 2000 Candidate: Click here for Mark Earley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Gilmore on Civil Rights
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gilmore on other issues.
  • Rated “F” by National Review on pro-gay issues. (Jan 2007)
  • Never allow terrorists limit our commitment to liberty. (Mar 2006)
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
John Hager on Civil Rights
GOP 2000 Primary Candidate: Click here for John Hager on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Virgil Goode on Civil Rights
Republican (Unseated 2008) (District 5): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Virgil Goode on other issues.
  • Equal pay for equal work, regardless of sex. (Oct 2012)
  • On affirmative action: fairness, but not quotas. (May 2012)
  • No same-sex domestic partnership benefits. (May 2012)
  • No gay marriage; no gay civil unions. (Apr 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)
  • 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 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)
Charles Robb on Civil Rights
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Charles Robb on other issues.
  • 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 NO 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)
Edward Schrock on Civil Rights
Republican (Until 2004) (District 2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Edward Schrock on other issues.
  • 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)
Herb Bateman on Civil Rights
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Herb Bateman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
Tom Bliley on Civil Rights
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Bliley 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)
Rick Boucher on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (VA-9): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Rick Boucher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • 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 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)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the ACLU, indicating a pro-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Rated 25% 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)
Jo Ann Davis on Civil Rights
Republican (District 1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Jo Ann Davis 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)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
  • Rated 7% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-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)
  • Supports ERA and comparable work pay rules for women. (Jul 1999)
Tom Davis on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (VA-11): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Tom Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (Dec 2007)
Thelma Drake on Civil Rights
Republican Representative (VA-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Thelma Drake 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)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 33% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
Jim Gilmore on Civil Rights
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gilmore on other issues.
  • Rated “F” by National Review on pro-gay issues. (Jan 2007)
  • Never allow terrorists limit our commitment to liberty. (Mar 2006)
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
Harris Miller on Civil Rights
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Harris Miller on other issues.
  • Supports civil unions; opposes constitutional ban. (Jun 2006)
Glenn Nye on Civil Rights
Democrat (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Glenn Nye on other issues.
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
Tom Perriello on Civil Rights
Democrat (until 2010) (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Perriello on other issues.
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
Owen Pickett on Civil Rights
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Owen Pickett on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
Norman Sisisky on Civil Rights
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Norman Sisisky on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
John Warner on Civil Rights
Republican Sr Senator (VA): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for John Warner 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 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)
  • 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 14% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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