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Anthony Williams on Civil Rights
Washington Mayor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Anthony Williams on other issues.
  • Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all. (Aug 2000)


Eleanor Holmes Norton on Civil Rights
Democratic Representative (DC-Delegate): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Eleanor Holmes Norton on other issues.
  • Women's paycheck equality is simple update, not very radical. (Nov 2013)
  • Why did it take 150 years for women's right to vote? (Nov 2013)
  • Ending racial profiling is part of fight for justice. (Jan 2001)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 67% by the HRC, indicating a mixed record on gay rights. (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)
  • 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)
  • Protect LGBT families from illegal immigrant deportation. (Sep 2011)
  • Recognize 1961 Freedom Riders against segregated buses. (Feb 2014)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)


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