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Stacey Abrams on Civil Rights
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger (GA); 2020 Veepstakes contender
Click here for 7 full quotes by Stacey Abrams OR click here for Stacey Abrams on other issues.
  • Voter suppression is rigging the game. (Aug 2019)
  • Call racism what it is: wrong. (Feb 2019)
  • Takes a strong stand against voter suppression efforts. (Feb 2019)
  • No discrimination, including against LGBTQ. (Sep 2017)
  • No discrimination, including against LGBTQ. (Aug 2017)
  • Reflect on terrible Confederacy in museums, not monuments. (Aug 2017)
  • Welcome everyone, instead of "religious liberty". (Apr 2016)
Justin Amash on Civil Rights
Independent MI Rep; possible Presidential Challenger
Click here for 6 full quotes by Justin Amash OR click here for Justin Amash on other issues.
  • Allow transgender people in the military. (Jun 2019)
  • Government shouldn't be defining marriage. (Nov 2013)
  • Repeal DOMA: Government shouldn't be involved in marriage. (Mar 2013)
  • Strongly support the federal Defense of Marriage Act. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class. (May 2016)
Joe Biden on Civil Rights
Former Vice President; previously Democratic Senator (DE)
Click here for 60 full quotes by Joe Biden OR click here for Joe Biden on other issues.

    GLBT Rights

  • LGBT rights are in jeopardy from Supreme Court. (Oct 2020)
  • Son Beau got transgendered bill passed in Delaware. (Oct 2020)
  • No job discrimination for transgender status. (Jun 2020)
  • Raised in 1960s to treat homosexuality as basic love. (Oct 2019)
  • Pass Equality Act, enforce Civil Rights Act to protect LGBTQ. (Oct 2019)
  • Yes to transgender in military and right to do as others do. (Oct 2019)
  • Marriage is all about "who do you love", of whatever gender. (Oct 2017)
  • Obama disbelieved 2012 gay-marriage support was "accidental". (Mar 2014)
  • I supported gay marriage and got criticized for saying so. (May 2013)
  • I'm "absolutely comfortable" with same-sex marriage. (May 2012)
  • No on gay marriage; yes on equal treatment. (Oct 2008)
  • Nobody asks if you’re gay in a foxhole. (Jun 2007)
  • Civil unions ok; gay marriage is probably inevitable. (Apr 2007)

    Minority Rights

  • Trump is the most racist president in modern history. (Oct 2020)
  • Every generation moves closer to full racial inclusion. (Oct 2020)
  • This is Trump's America: Proud Boys over Antifa. (Sep 2020)
  • Ran for president after Trump's response to Charlottesville. (Sep 2020)
  • There's systemic injustice, will bring people together. (Sep 2020)
  • Suburbs are by and large integrated. (Sep 2020)
  • Our nation is at an inflection point. (Sep 2020)
  • I've benefited from white privilege, & been looked down upon. (Sep 2020)
  • People have the right to protest peacefully. (Sep 2020)
  • Military should not deal with domestic unrest. (Sep 2020)
  • Government should look like the country, by gender & race. (Aug 2020)
  • My father taught us that silence was complicity. (Aug 2020)
  • Require suburbs to open up to low-income housing. (Jul 2020)
  • Made commitment to have women on Senate Judiciary Committee. (Feb 2020)
  • I didn't praise racists; pro-civil rights as public defender. (Jun 2019)
  • I didn't oppose busing; I opposed DOE ordering it. (Jun 2019)
  • In the 1970s, I worked with opponents to get things done. (Jun 2019)
  • You don't have to agree with opponents to work with them. (Jun 2019)
  • Will be mindful of changing social norms & personal space. (Apr 2019)
  • 1970s: Desegregating society ok, but not via school busing. (Mar 2019)
  • Endorsed diverse slate of candidates for Congress. (Feb 2019)
  • FactCheck: Claims he supported busing; record says otherwise. (Apr 2018)
  • 1962: only white lifeguard at pool of African-American kids. (Oct 2017)
  • Delivered eulogy for segregationist Senator Strom Thurmond. (Oct 2017)
  • 1976: Opposed school busing to combat segregation. (Oct 2010)
  • Inalienable rights cannot be denied by any majority. (Oct 2010)
  • 1987 Biden Report: Reject Bork; he'd roll back civil rights. (Nov 2009)
  • 1968: Wilmington riots failed at conversation between races. (Jul 2007)
  • Opposed to quota-systems; they insure mediocrity. (Oct 1975)

    Voting Record

  • COVID: Mask mandate is about saving lives. (Aug 2020)
  • 1978: opposed busing except for gov’t-intended segregation. (Jul 2007)
  • 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)
  • Rated 60% by the ACLU, indicating a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • Rated 78% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 100% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
Don Blankenship on Civil Rights
WV Senate contender and Constitution Party presidential nominee
Click here for the full quote by Don Blankenship OR click here for Don Blankenship on other issues.
  • I'm an American person; 'Chinaperson' isn't racist. (May 2018)
Mike Bloomberg on Civil Rights
Mayor of New York City (Independent)
Click here for 9 full quotes by Mike Bloomberg OR click here for Mike Bloomberg on other issues.
  • I convinced NY Republicans to vote for gay marriage. (Feb 2020)
  • Guarantee equal treatment and equal rights for LGBTQ+ people. (Jan 2020)
  • Protect voting rights; require automatic registration. (Jan 2020)
  • Reinvigorate Civil Rights Division of Justice Department. (Jan 2020)
  • Set labor rules to end the gender pay gap. (Jan 2020)
  • Co-chaired "Mayors for the Freedom to Marry" effort. (Jan 2012)
  • Discrimination against blacks means same against Jews. (Sep 2010)
  • 1990s: Three sexual harassment lawsuits at Bloomberg L.P. (Sep 2010)
  • Backs same-sex marriage. (Mar 2007)
Cory Booker on Civil Rights
Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator; 2020 presidential contender (withdrawn)
Click here for 26 full quotes by Cory Booker OR click here for Cory Booker on other issues.
  • Blacks were fractions of human, in original Constitution. (Oct 2019)
  • We must enforce equal rights in schools. (Oct 2019)
  • Always fights for LGBTQ and will pass Equality Act. (Oct 2019)
  • Question isn't "who's a racist?", but "what to do about it?". (Sep 2019)
  • Not enough to say "not a hatemonger myself". (Aug 2019)
  • Don't give a damn about the politics: racism is racism. (Jul 2019)
  • Next president must talk openly and honestly about race. (Jun 2019)
  • Threats to LGBTQ people can no longer be ignored. (Jun 2019)
  • Wants new Voting Right Act; end gerrymandering. (May 2019)
  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Yes to reparations, but as part of larger conversation. (Mar 2019)
  • Will fight for LGBTQ rights; everyone should feel safe. (Mar 2019)
  • Recognize Native Americans but no Indigenous Peoples' Day. (Feb 2019)
  • Parents experienced racist "redlining" at family home in NJ. (Jan 2019)
  • Creative civil rights activism revealed rampant injustice. (Feb 2016)
  • Blacks more likely to be suspended in school & jailed later. (Feb 2016)
  • Officiated same-sex marriage at first moment legally allowed. (Oct 2013)
  • Supports gay marriage: We are all equal under the law. (Oct 2013)
  • African-Americans & gays should both be equal under the law. (Oct 2013)
  • MLK's dream still demands work to do, after 50 years. (Aug 2013)
  • Equal marriage rights for same-sex couples are coming. (Jun 2010)
  • Until college, tolerated gays but was disgusted personally. (Apr 1992)
  • Growing up gay today is like growing up Black decades ago. (Apr 1992)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
  • Maintain LGBT health info on federal websites. (Apr 2018)
Pete Buttigieg on Civil Rights
Democratic Presidential Challenger; IN Mayor
Click here for 25 full quotes by Pete Buttigieg OR click here for Pete Buttigieg on other issues.
  • Campaign co-chaired by member of Congressional Black Caucus. (Jan 2020)
  • Look at reparations to mend generational theft of racism. (Dec 2019)
  • I welcome the challenge of connecting with black voters. (Nov 2019)
  • I knew I was different long before I knew I was gay. (Oct 2019)
  • An Equality Act will fight discrimination on many fronts. (Oct 2019)
  • We need a systemic approach to replace racist system. (Sep 2019)
  • Black voters more interested in issues than his being gay. (Aug 2019)
  • Systemic racism has touched every part of American life. (Jul 2019)
  • Douglass Plan: tackle racial inequality with funding & laws. (Jul 2019)
  • Racial inequality compounds, which is why it is persistent. (Jul 2019)
  • White America needs to face roots of systemic racism. (Jul 2019)
  • Has dealt with racism & police violence, but it's not enough. (Jun 2019)
  • If U.S. to address human rights, we need to be credible. (Apr 2019)
  • Problem about me being gay means problem with my creator. (Apr 2019)
  • Address racial divide by showing up & building trust. (Apr 2019)
  • Calls for redistricting reform; questions Electoral College. (Feb 2019)
  • As mayor, renamed main street as Martin Luther King Blvd. (Feb 2019)
  • Declared "open city" for LGBT, when state became anti-LGBT. (Feb 2019)
  • Someday, politicians won't have to come out as gay. (Feb 2019)
  • For LGBT rights, but doesn't presume to speak for everyone. (Feb 2019)
  • Supports Equality Act; need better legislation. (Feb 2019)
  • Trans members of the military deserve presidential support. (Feb 2019)
  • Voters have judged his record, not his marriage. (Feb 2019)
  • Freedom is personal, not about government regulation. (Jan 2017)
  • Came out as gay, to inspire others to judge character. (Jun 2015)
Julian Castro on Civil Rights
Democratic Presidential Challenger (withdrawn); former HUD Secretary
Click here for 12 full quotes by Julian Castro OR click here for Julian Castro on other issues.
  • Leaders should unite us, not feed bigotry and division. (Aug 2019)
  • Passed ground-breaking rule furthering fair housing. (Jun 2019)
  • Racial and social justice as important as economic justice. (Jun 2019)
  • Pass ERA to ensure equal rights & equal pay for women. (Jun 2019)
  • Supports reparations commission, we need healing process. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • As mayor, banned discrimination against sexual orientation. (Mar 2019)
  • Property was taken from slaves, so pay reparations. (Mar 2019)
  • Protections for GLBTQ; benefits to same-sex partners. (Feb 2019)
  • Chicano; Jewish; gay: common thread is marginalization. (Oct 2018)
  • Signed onto the "Mayors for the Freedom to Marry" effort. (Jan 2012)
  • Extend city benefits to same-sex domestic partners. (Aug 2011)
Bill de Blasio on Civil Rights
NYC Mayor; Democratic Presidential Challenger (withdrawn)
Click here for 4 full quotes by Bill de Blasio OR click here for Bill de Blasio on other issues.
  • NYC Unity Project: invest in LGBTQ youth. (May 2019)
  • Co-sponsored the Gender Based Discrimination Protection law. (Oct 2013)
  • Increase NYC usage of minority businesses from 3% to 10%. (Oct 2013)
Rocky De La Fuente on Civil Rights
Click here for 2 full quotes by Rocky De La Fuente OR click here for Rocky De La Fuente on other issues.
  • Reform Party takes no stance on gay marriage. (Jun 2020)
  • Successfully challenged ballot access laws and regulations. (Oct 2019)
Tulsi Gabbard on Civil Rights
Democratic Presidential Challenger; HI Rep.
Click here for 20 full quotes by Tulsi Gabbard OR click here for Tulsi Gabbard on other issues.
  • Correct racial injustice in an institutional way. (Nov 2019)
  • No one in government should tell anyone who they can love. (Jun 2019)
  • My time in the military changed my anti-gay views. (Mar 2019)
  • I never personally supported gay conversion therapy. (Mar 2019)
  • Must lead in condemning bigotry, regardless of belief. (Mar 2019)
  • Supports gay rights, 100% record with Human Rights Campaign. (Mar 2019)
  • Views on LGBT rights evolved; 100% rating from HRC. (Jan 2019)
  • Early 2000s: supported father's antigay rights group. (Jan 2019)
  • Actively supports equal rights on LGBTQ+ issues. (Jan 2019)
  • Regrets past anti-gay statements; now pro-LGBTQ+ rights. (Jan 2019)
  • 2002: Amend Constitution to protect traditional marriage. (Jan 2019)
  • 2004: We shouldn't represent views of homosexual extremists. (Jan 2019)
  • 2012: Apologized for anti-LGBT past; pro-LGBT bills now. (Jan 2019)
  • Against gay marriage but no government morality. (May 2017)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class. (May 2016)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Civil Rights
Democratic Senator (NY); Democratic Candidate for President (withdrawn)
Click here for 21 full quotes by Kirsten Gillibrand OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • They said repealing DADT was impossible, so I did it. (Jul 2019)
  • Publicly funded elections returns power to the people. (Jun 2019)
  • Let ex-cons vote; address racism in criminal justice. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • State of the Union: protest transgender military service ban. (Feb 2019)
  • End the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy. (Jan 2019)
  • Raise awareness of impediments for working women. (Nov 2013)
  • Off the Sidelines Project: engage more women in politics. (Nov 2013)
  • Supports gay marriage. (Jan 2009)
  • 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 Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Oct 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jun 2013)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
  • Maintain LGBT health info on federal websites. (Apr 2018)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
Mike Gravel on Civil Rights
Libertarian for President; Former Dem. Senator (AK); withdrew from Presidential primary July 2019
Click here for 20 full quotes by Mike Gravel OR click here for Mike Gravel on other issues.
  • $30 billion per year for National Reparations Trust Fund. (Apr 2019)
  • Include sexual orientation & gender identity as civil rights. (Apr 2019)
  • Bush’s overblown War on Terror is modern McCarthyism. (May 2008)
  • Established first in-state high school for native Alaskans. (May 2008)
  • Discontinue public college & government affirmative action. (Apr 2008)
  • Alaskan gay supporters in Harvey Milk Club. (Aug 2007)
  • Marriage preceded religion; it’s not a religious term. (Aug 2007)
  • Mainstream politicians play it safe on gay marriage. (Aug 2007)
  • First accomplishment: creating AK Human Rights Commission. (Aug 2007)
  • Straight older men are dead wrong to oppose gay marriage. (Aug 2007)
  • By next election, gay marriage could win a popular vote. (Aug 2007)
  • Civil union establish second-class citizenship for gays. (Aug 2007)
  • We must assert our rights; nobody will give them to you. (Aug 2007)
  • Dems love blacks during elections, but nothing has improved. (Jul 2007)
  • Electoral-industrial complex steals African-American votes. (Jul 2007)
  • Racism still with us in the 21st century. (Jun 2007)
  • Don’t ask don’t tell should have gone 20 years ago. (Jun 2007)
  • Unequivocally supports same-sex marriage. (Feb 2007)
  • Politicians use fear to manipulate us all. (Feb 2007)
  • Calling critics or doubters un-American is anti-patriotic. (Aug 2006)
Kamala Harris on Civil Rights
Democratic candidate for President (withdrawn); California Senator
Click here for 31 full quotes by Kamala Harris OR click here for Kamala Harris on other issues.
  • Trump's 50 Court of Appeals appointments: no Blacks. (Oct 2020)
  • First female DA in SF; Second black female senator. (Oct 2020)
  • Inspired by diverse Americans marching for equal justice. (Oct 2020)
  • Trump declining to condemn white supremacists is a pattern. (Oct 2020)
  • There is no vaccine for racism--we've got to do the work. (Aug 2020)
  • Challenged Biden's opposition to busing. (Jul 2020)
  • Dems take black women for granted. (Nov 2019)
  • I performed same-sex marriages in 2004, AND later ones. (Oct 2019)
  • End unequal treatment under law by sexual orientation. (Oct 2019)
  • Protect those who are more vulnerable to hate. (Oct 2019)
  • Must speak the truth about racism & other forms of hate. (Aug 2019)
  • Russian election interference exploited racial divide. (Aug 2019)
  • Biden worked with racist senators to oppose busing. (Jun 2019)
  • Federal government protects civil rights when states fail. (Jun 2019)
  • We cannot be ignorant of history of race in this country. (Jun 2019)
  • Legalize sex work, but fight trafficking and abuse. (Apr 2019)
  • Women's issues are really about everyone. (Apr 2019)
  • Ally of LGBTQ community; must end discrimination. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Reparations raise a public health issue. (Mar 2019)
  • Reparations means real investments in black communities. (Feb 2019)
  • Rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples' Day. (Feb 2019)
  • Reparations for blacks should include HBCU and reforms. (Feb 2019)
  • Let transgender people access the bathroom of their choice. (Jan 2019)
  • Calling it "identity politics" marginalizes our issues. (Aug 2018)
  • Judicial appointments should reject separate but equal. (Apr 2018)
  • Fight for equal rights for all. (Apr 2015)
  • Ensure marriage equality for all Californians. (Apr 2015)
  • Eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants. (Aug 2014)
  • Refused to defend Prop. 8 gay marriage ban. (Dec 2010)
  • Maintain LGBT health info on federal websites. (Apr 2018)
Howie Hawkins on Civil Rights
Green Party Challenger for President
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  • Support International Bill of Rights for Women. (Jul 2020)
  • Amend Civil Rights Act to include LGBTQIA+. (May 2019)
  • Reparations for African-Americans slavery. (May 2019)
  • Continue affirmative action programs. (Oct 2006)
  • Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws. (Aug 2006)
  • End racial profiling. (Jun 2006)
John Hickenlooper on Civil Rights
Democratic Presidential Challenger (withdrew, Aug. 2019); CO Governor
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  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Called special legislative session to pass same-sex marriage. (Mar 2019)
  • Supports gay marriage and LGBTQ rights. (Mar 2019)
  • 2012: It's time to pass civil unions. (May 2016)
  • Let's pass civil unions!. (Jan 2013)
  • Against amending Constitution to ban gay marriage. (Nov 2011)
Jo Jorgensen on Civil Rights
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  • Some laws disproportionately victimize people of color. (Nov 2020)
  • Add gender identity to anti-discrimination laws. (Aug 2020)
  • Oppose government aid to or attack of any religion. (May 2020)
  • State licensing any marriage is illegitimate practice. (May 2020)
  • Protect gender identity, according to AFA survey. (Sep 2020)
John Kasich on Civil Rights
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 & 2016 candidate for President
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  • Strongly opposed "bathroom bills" against transgender people. (Dec 2018)
  • Court has ruled on same-sex marriage & we have to accept it. (Apr 2017)
  • Pray for customers with whom you disagree, but sell to them. (Feb 2016)
  • Women workers in governor's office paid $10/hr less than men. (Oct 2015)
  • Government employees should comply with gay marriage ruling. (Sep 2015)
  • Can respect and love gay people. (Aug 2015)
  • I attended a gay wedding; accept the Supreme Court ruling. (Aug 2015)
  • I support traditional marriage, but it's time to move on. (Jun 2015)
  • Admires courage of Aung San Suu Kyi & Rosa Parks. (Jun 2010)
  • Made speech in high school to ease tensions during race riot. (May 2006)
  • End “racial profiling” locally, or federally. (May 1999)
  • Affirmative action OK via recruitment; not via quotas. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Amy Klobuchar on Civil Rights
DFL Sr Senator (MN); Democratic presidential contender
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  • Passing the ERA would be a nice thing to do. (Feb 2020)
  • Make fighting hate crimes a priority. (Feb 2020)
  • Name your favorite woman president--we're not done yet!. (Nov 2019)
  • Collect data on GLBT issues so we can persuade Congress. (Oct 2019)
  • Throughout career, fighting hate crimes a priority. (Oct 2019)
  • Ban conversion therapy; it makes no sense at all. (Oct 2019)
  • Yes to federal law that allows third gender on documents. (Oct 2019)
  • We need environmental justice in this country. (Sep 2019)
  • Gut punch from White House stopped election reform bill. (Jun 2019)
  • Trump's failed to protect security of our elections. (May 2019)
  • Pushed for sexual harassment training in Senate. (May 2019)
  • Government must address integrity of elections. (Apr 2019)
  • Paper ballots allow audits, ensure election integrity. (Mar 2019)
  • Reparations can mean investing in communities. (Mar 2019)
  • Anti-gay discrimination is bad for business. (Feb 2019)
  • Hired 30% lawyers of color in County Prosecutor's office. (Aug 2015)
  • Supports civil unions and equal rights for gay partners. (Jan 2006)
  • No constitutional amendment defining marriage. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Oct 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jun 2013)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
  • Maintain LGBT health info on federal websites. (Apr 2018)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
Gloria La Riva on Civil Rights
Party for Socialism and Liberation nominee for President
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  • Oppose making English an official language. (Aug 2020)
  • Lower voting age to 15. (Aug 2020)
  • Affirmative action is under attack just when redress began. (Jan 2008)
  • Equal marriage rights for all LGBT. (Jan 2008)
  • Pay reparations, with interest, for slavery. (Jan 2008)
Beto O`Rourke on Civil Rights
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee
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  • Conversion therapy for gay children is tantamount to torture. (Oct 2019)
  • Racism is endemic and foundational in America, since 1619. (Sep 2019)
  • Legacy of slavery is alive and well: we need reparations. (Jul 2019)
  • We don't just tolerate our differences, we embrace them. (Jul 2019)
  • Upgrade records of LGBTQ vets who were discharged. (Jun 2019)
  • Impeachment necessary to signal this can't happen again. (Jun 2019)
  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports NFL players taking a knee during national anthem. (Mar 2019)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Oct 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jul 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
Barack Obama on Civil Rights
Democratic President (2009-2017); IL Senator (2004-2008)
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  • OpEd: Trump inauguration marked by white, male sameness. (Nov 2018)
  • Recruited FBI hiring with 38% non-white new agents. (Apr 2018)
  • Discrimination ultimately makes US less safe. (Jan 2016)
  • It's right to condemn the persecution of LGBT people. (Jan 2015)
  • OpEd: 2007: Had to endure the "black enough" test. (May 2012)
  • Constitution stained by nation's original sin of slavery. (Nov 2010)
  • OpEd: Presidency represents triumph of civil rights movement. (Mar 2010)
  • 2008 speech on race expedited by Rev. Wright fiasco. (Jan 2010)
  • Balance isolation & engagement for international rights. (Dec 2009)
  • OpEd: Not the seed of civil rights, but the flower. (Aug 2008)
  • Admired repeated acts of "self-creation" by Malcolm X. (Aug 2008)
  • Has stood together with Latino leaders for last 20 years. (Jun 2008)
  • People want to move beyond our divisions. (Jan 2008)
  • 2004 DNC speech merged “heritage” with “diversity”. (Dec 2007)
  • The politics of fear undermines basic civil liberties. (Oct 2007)
  • 1980s boss predicted Obama would be heir to MLK’s voice. (Aug 2007)
  • Racial equality good for America as a whole. (Jun 2007)
  • Put the Confederate flag in a museum, not the state house. (Apr 2007)
  • Muslim heritage gives Obama unique influence in Muslim world. (Oct 2006)
  • No black or white America--just United States of America. (Oct 2006)
  • Forthright on racial issues and on his civil rights history. (Jul 2004)
  • Defend freedom and equality under law. (May 2004)
  • Politicians: don’t use religion to insulate from criticism. (Apr 2004)
  • Miscegenation a felony in 1960 when Obamas practiced it. (Aug 1996)
  • The civil rights movement was a success. (Aug 1996)

    Affirmative Action

  • On 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act: still need to fight. (Oct 2018)
  • FactCheck: Gender wage gap is $0.19, not $0.23. (Jan 2014)
  • Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. (Feb 2013)
  • I benefited from affirmative action in my academic career. (Oct 2011)
  • Many black disparities can be traced to legacy of Jim Crow. (Jan 2009)
  • Keep the promise of equal pay for an equal day’s work. (Aug 2008)
  • Past discrimination affects future generations. (Jul 2008)
  • Apply affirmative action to poor white college applicants. (Apr 2008)
  • Community organizing continues the civil rights movement. (Apr 2008)
  • Legalized discrimination meant blacks could not amass wealth. (Mar 2008)
  • Fight job discrimination to give women equal footing at jobs. (Feb 2008)
  • Remove discriminatory barriers to the right to vote. (Feb 2008)
  • Benefited from affirmative action but overcame via merit. (Dec 2007)
  • Include class-based affirmative action with race-based. (Oct 2007)
  • Better enforce women’s pay equity via Equal Pay Act. (Aug 2007)
  • Blacks should infiltrate mainstream to affect change. (Aug 2007)
  • Commitment to diversity by CEOs is advisable. (Mar 2007)
  • African-Americans vote Democratic because of issue stances. (Jul 2004)
  • Supports affirmative action in colleges and government. (Jul 1998)

    Gay Rights

  • Journey not complete until gays treated like anyone else. (Jan 2013)
  • Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. (May 2012)
  • No federal laws should hinder state-based same-sex marriage. (May 2012)
  • Opposes CA Prop. 8, one-man-one-woman marriage. (Jul 2008)
  • Hate crimes related to the immigration issue is unacceptable. (Feb 2008)
  • Being gay or lesbian is not a choice. (Nov 2007)
  • Decisions about marriage should be left to the states. (Oct 2007)
  • Homosexuality no more immoral than heterosexuality. (Oct 2007)
  • Ok to expose 6-year-olds to gay couples; they know already. (Sep 2007)
  • Has any marriage broken up because two gays hold hands? (Aug 2007)
  • We need strong civil unions, not just weak civil unions. (Aug 2007)
  • Legal rights for gays are conferred by state, not by church. (Aug 2007)
  • Disentangle gay rights from the word “marriage”. (Aug 2007)
  • Gay marriage is less important that equal gay rights. (Aug 2007)
  • Gay rights movement is somewhat like civil rights movement. (Aug 2007)
  • Let each denominations decide on recognizing gay marriage. (Jul 2007)
  • Pass ENDA and expand hate crime legislation. (Mar 2007)
  • Opposed 1996 Illinois DOMA bill. (Mar 2007)
  • Supports health benefits for gay civil partners. (Oct 2006)
  • Opposes gay marriage; supports civil union & gay equality. (Oct 2006)
  • Marriage not a human right; non-discrimination is. (Oct 2004)
  • Gays should not face discrimination but should not marry. (Oct 2004)
  • Include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws. (Jul 1998)

    Voting Record

  • Strengthen the Americans with Disabilities Act. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Ending racial profiling is part of fight for justice. (Jan 2001)
  • Sponsored bill for special-needs evacuation plans. (Sep 2005)
  • Sponsored bill for a Rosa Parks commemorative postage stamp. (Dec 2005)
  • Rated 89% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 100% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery. (Jun 2008)
  • Provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (Dec 2007)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Reinforce anti-discrimination and equal-pay requirements. (Jan 2008)
Mike Pence on Civil Rights
Republian nominee for Vice President; Governor of Indiana; former Representative (IN-6)
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  • Trump condemns neo-Nazis and has Jewish grandchildren. (Oct 2020)
  • OpEd: RFRA seen as allowing discrimination against gays. (Feb 2019)
  • OpEd: supports conversion therapy & anti-LGBTQ extremism. (Aug 2018)
  • No place in our administration for LGBTQ discrimination. (Jan 2017)
  • RFRA Fix: ensure that religious freedom doesn't discriminate. (Sep 2016)
  • Pro-business environment better for wages than equal pay. (Jul 2016)
  • Opposes pay equity; close wage gap by growing economy. (Apr 2016)
  • Civil rights must be balanced with religious freedom. (Jan 2016)
  • Listen to the merits of debate on LGBT rights. (Oct 2015)
  • Religious Freedom Act is not about LGBT discrimination. (Sep 2015)
  • Future of conservatism demands traditional marriage. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted against expansion of hate-crime protection. (May 2007)
  • 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)
  • Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules. (Apr 2002)
  • 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)
Bernie Sanders on Civil Rights
Democratic primary challenger; Independent VT Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large)
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  • Even prisoners should still have right to vote. (Apr 2019)
  • Congressional representation for D.C. residents. (Feb 2019)
  • Invest in distressed communities as "reparations". (Feb 2019)
  • Women's March: never again second-class citizens. (Jan 2017)
  • DOMA was homophobic even in 1996. (Nov 2016)
  • Empower Native Americans to make up for abrogated treaties. (Nov 2016)
  • Vermont implemented ENDA 22 years ago; so should feds. (Sep 2015)
  • Right to love each other, regardless of sexual orientation. (Jul 2015)
  • Voter ID laws marginalize communities of color. (Jun 2015)
  • Remove Confederate flag from State Houses. (Jun 2015)
  • Equal pay for equal work by women. (Mar 2015)
  • Bush’s tracking citizens’ phone call patterns is illegal. (Jun 2006)
  • Never accept racism, sexism, nor homophobia. (Jun 1997)

    Black Lives Matter

  • End all forms of racial & sex discrimination in this country. (Feb 2020)
  • We have a racist society from top to bottom. (Feb 2020)
  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Deal with racial issues as part of health care reform. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports reparations, but targeted to distressed communities. (Mar 2019)
  • No ambiguity in condemning white supremacists. (Sep 2017)
  • 1960s U. Chicago Congress of Racial Equality member. (Nov 2016)
  • What kind of response would happen if Flint MI were white? (Feb 2016)
  • Combat institutional racism and reform justice system. (Oct 2015)
  • Black Lives Matter: deal with institutional racism. (Jul 2015)
  • 1964: civil rights activist in Congress on Racial Equality. (Jun 1997)

    Voting Record

  • 1983: Approved "Gay Rights Day" in Burlington Vermont. (Feb 2019)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • 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)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 93% 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 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)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Oct 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jun 2013)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
Mark Sanford on Civil Rights
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1); GOP Presidential Challenger (withdrawn)
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  • No civil unions; define one-man-one-woman marriage. (Nov 2002)
  • Affirmative action in state contracts, but not colleges. (Nov 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)
  • Rated Religious objections to GLBT services same as 1960s racism. (May 2016)
  • Respect faith-based opposition to same-sex marriage. (Jun 2015)
Howard Schultz on Civil Rights
Starbucks CEO; independent candidate for President until July 2019
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  • Regardless of skin color, get every American represented. (Feb 2019)
  • Starbucks did little to stop sexual harassment of employees. (Feb 2019)
  • Race Together: dialog about race relations in stores. (Jan 2019)
  • Race Together: conversation on race with all Starbucks staff. (Jun 2018)
  • Better race relations starts with conversation. (Dec 2014)
  • Support AIDS programs and employee AIDS walks. (Jan 1999)
Tom Steyer on Civil Rights
Democratic Presidential Challenger; CEO
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  • Tell the story of slavery and injustice, leading to policy. (Feb 2020)
  • Increase disability funding; we all succeed together. (Feb 2020)
  • Support disabled by undoing tax breaks to rich. (Dec 2019)
  • Tell Congress that we need our 5 basic rights. (Jul 2019)
  • Fight racial disparities in our criminal justice system. (Jul 2019)
  • African-Americans waited for centuries for civil rights. (Mar 2018)
  • Mike Pence alienates LGBT Americans. (Jul 2016)
Donald Trump on Civil Rights
2016 Republican incumbent President; 2000 Reform Primary Challenger for President
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  • No crackdown on China for repressing Falun Gong or Catholics. (Jun 2020)
  • Respectfully check mosques; we have to look at profiling. (Jun 2016)
  • Put the Confederate flag in a museum, not on statehouses. (Jun 2016)
  • Political correctness is country's problem, not my problem. (Aug 2015)

    LGBT Rights

  • Job discrimination rules don't apply to transgender status. (Jun 2020)
  • Global campaign to end the criminalization of homosexuality. (Feb 2019)
  • 1980s: personal lawyer gay & closeted & Trump kept secret. (Aug 2016)
  • 2000: extend Civil Rights Act to apply to gays and lesbians. (Aug 2016)
  • Sexual orientation is invalid reason for firing workers. (Jun 2016)
  • After Supreme Court vote, gay marriage is a reality. (Aug 2015)
  • Same-sex marriage is a state issue. (Jun 2015)
  • No gay marriage; no same-sex partner benefits. (Mar 2011)
  • Tolerate diversity; prosecute hate crimes against gays. (Jul 2000)

    Minority Rights

  • I am not a racist but BLM calling police pigs is wrong. (Oct 2020)
  • Aside from Lincoln, no one has done more for Blacks. (Oct 2020)
  • I denounce white supremacy; and I denounce ANTIFA. (Oct 2020)
  • FactCheck: Proud Boys standing by to deal with Antifa. (Sep 2020)
  • Proud Boys: stand back & stand by; against Antifa. (Sep 2020)
  • Racial sensitivity training is racist: a radical revolution. (Sep 2020)
  • Agrees vibrant economy key to addressing racial tensions. (Sep 2020)
  • Best employment & best homeownership for Black Americans. (Sep 2020)
  • FactCheck: LBJ civil rights laws dwarf any Trump action. (Aug 2020)
  • Treat Judaism as nationality, not just religion. (Dec 2019)
  • Skipped 2019 NAACP meeting, due to "format" disagreements. (Jul 2019)
  • FactCheck: Yes, record number of women in Congress. (Feb 2019)
  • More jobs for women; now we will help women outside US too. (Feb 2019)
  • Sued in 1970s for racist rental policy, but same as everyone. (Sep 2016)
  • Minorities in disaster cities: what do you have to lose? (Sep 2016)
  • 1973: sued for racial bias against black tenants. (Aug 2016)
  • Pushed town council to allow blacks & Jews into Mar-a-Lago. (Aug 2016)
  • Promoted gender equality in a male-dominated industry. (Nov 2015)
  • I'm "fine" with affirmative action, for now. (Oct 2015)
  • Well-educated blacks have advantage over whites. (Sep 2015)
  • OpEd: "bigotry" was more like racial insensitivity. (Sep 2015)
  • I'm no misogynist; I put women in charge of construction. (Aug 2015)
  • Disinvited from RedState gathering for misogynistic comments. (Aug 2015)
  • Obama's presidency has done nothing for African Americans. (Aug 2015)
  • Created first club in Palm Beach open to blacks & Jews. (Oct 1997)
  • Women are far stronger than men; don't believe "weaker sex". (Oct 1997)
Jesse Ventura on Civil Rights
Former Independent MN Governor; possible Presidential Challenger
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  • Don't amend Constitution to outlaw flag-burning. (Apr 2008)
  • We're losing our rights to the so-called War on Terror. (Apr 2008)
  • Only governor of 50 to not declare National Prayer Day. (Apr 2008)
  • Equal state benefits for gay employees and partners. (Apr 2008)
  • Civil unions for gays AND hetero couples. (Apr 2008)
  • I'd rather face the terrorists than lose my civil liberties. (Apr 2008)
  • The Patriot Act guts the Fourth Amendment. (Apr 2008)
  • Respect diversity, both cultural and lifestyle. (Dec 2000)
  • Equal opportunity for women; but equal responsibility too. (Jul 2000)
  • Gay domestic partnership OK; not gay marriage. (Jul 2000)
  • As football commentator, found name “Redskins” offensive. (Jul 2000)
  • Against funding National Endowment for the Arts. (Jul 2000)
  • Prosecution and sentencing should be colorblind. (Aug 1998)
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
Arvin Vohra on Civil Rights
Libertarian candidate for President; Libertarian Party Vice-Chair
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  • Same-sex marriage ok; or any number of consenting adults. (Mar 2018)
  • Child molesting morally indistinguishable from homosexuality. (Jan 2018)
  • Abolish Patriot Act and redundant spy agencies. (Dec 2017)
Joe Walsh on Civil Rights
Republican presidential primary challenger (former IL Rep.)
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  • LGBTQ activists are "constitutional terrorists". (Sep 2019)
  • Same-sex marriage is law of the land, but give it time. (Sep 2019)
  • It's racist to say "go back to where you came from". (Aug 2019)
  • Suspended from radio show for discussing racial slurs. (Jun 2014)
  • Marriage can only exist between one man and one woman. (Nov 2010)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
Elizabeth Warren on Civil Rights
Massachusetts Senator; former head of CFPB; Dem. Presidential Challenger
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  • Fight sexism by calling it out over and over. (Feb 2020)
  • Focus on environment justice for people of color. (Feb 2020)
  • Trans-gender community has been marginalized. (Dec 2019)
  • Federal government helped create racial divide, must fix it. (Nov 2019)
  • If you believe in one-man-one-woman, marry just one woman!. (Oct 2019)
  • White supremacist racism is domestic terrorism. (Jul 2019)
  • Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Reparations for slavery and to Native Americans. (Feb 2019)
  • Battle bigotry--wherever, whenever, whatever. (Apr 2017)
  • Using bigotry & division distracts from real change. (Jul 2016)
  • Build future for ALL our kids, including transgendered. (Apr 2014)
  • Native American heritage from mother in Oklahoma territory. (Apr 2014)
  • We need a reliable vote for equal pay for equal work. (Oct 2012)
  • Warren has fought for women throughout her career. (Jan 2012)
  • Repeal DOMA; repeal DADT; support ENDA. (Dec 2011)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Oct 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jun 2013)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
  • Maintain LGBT health info on federal websites. (Apr 2018)
Bill Weld on Civil Rights
Libertarian Party nominee for Vice Pres.; former GOP MA Governor; 2020 GOP Presidential Challenger
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  • Created Governor's Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth. (Sep 2019)
  • Republican Party should reject immoral choice of racism. (Jul 2019)
  • Supported domestic partners; amicus for same sex marriage. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports gay marriage. (Feb 2019)
  • 1990s: Established MA African Caribbean American commission. (Jun 2016)
  • I led Massachusetts on gay rights, and MA led America. (Jun 2016)
  • Marriage equality is dictated by equal protection clause. (Jun 2016)
  • Delivered homily at two same-sex weddings. (Aug 2005)
  • $1M for homosexual youth office coordinator. (Aug 1997)
  • 1995: reaffirmed commitment to affirmative action. (Sep 1996)
  • We shouldn’t have discrimination in housing and employment. (Jun 1996)
  • Overturn CA Prop. 8: Let gays marry. (Apr 2013)
Kanye West on Civil Rights
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  • Never registered to vote before; Democrats "threatened" him. (Jul 2020)
Marianne Williamson on Civil Rights
Author & Democratic Presidential Challenger
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  • Reparations is a debt that is owed, not financial assistance. (Jul 2019)
  • Reparations are an appropriate response to country's history. (Apr 2019)
  • Attacks on gay rights is attack on us all. (Apr 2019)
  • $100 billion over 10 years as reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Expand LGBTQ rights to end discrimination. (Apr 2019)
  • $200 billion for reparations for slavery. (Apr 2019)
  • Reparations to be distributed over 10 years by black leaders. (Mar 2019)
  • You don't have to LIKE people to allow their equal rights. (Jul 2018)
  • Reparations is a sign of America's racial healing. (Jul 2018)
Andrew Yang on Civil Rights
Democratic Presidential Challenger & Tech CEO
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  • You can't regulate away racism with race-specific laws. (Feb 2020)
  • Provide buying power to black and brown communities. (Feb 2020)
  • Fix racial disparity with MLK's idea of a guaranteed income. (Dec 2019)
  • Exposing stereotypes helps dispel them. (Nov 2019)
  • Treatment of indigenous people has been immoral & criminal. (Jun 2019)
  • Supports LGBTQ rights. (Mar 2019)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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