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Chris Pappas on Civil Rights

 

 


Supported NO BAN act, opposing religious travel restrictions

A Pappas spokesperson said, "The National Origin-Based Anti-discrimination for Non-immigrants (NO BAN) Act was introduced in direct response to Trump's discriminatory policy of targeting individuals based solely on their religion and ethnicity. While this legislation works to uphold the American value of religious liberty, key provisions make clear that the President would retain authority to restrict individuals from entering the country if they pose a risk to national security or public health,"
Source: WMUR TV-9 on 2020 NH-1 House race , Mar 11, 2020

NH's first gay member of Congress opens Pride Festival

The Lilac City celebrated diversity Saturday during the annual Rochester Gay Pride Festival. The event is held to showcase a welcoming acceptance of and support for the LGBTQ+ community, but this year organizers wanted to create more of a celebration. Democratic Congressman Chris Pappas, New Hampshire's first openly gay member of Congress, opened the festival at noon with a welcome for attendees.
Source: Portsmouth Herald on 2018 NH-1 House race , Aug 24, 2019

State of the Union: protest transgender military service ban

The most important political issues of the past year will be on display, not only in what President Trump says in his State of the Union address, but in who will be in the audience. Lawmakers, along with the president and first lady, pick guests every year to highlight or protest the policies of an administration.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Chris Pappas are bringing guests to protest the transgender military service ban. Gillibrand is bringing Lt. Commander Blake Dremann, the first openly transgender service member to be promoted, and Pappas is bringing Tavion Dignard, a transgender man and retired Navy veteran. "Denying transgender Americans their right to serve this country is a disgrace," Pappas said, "They deserve equal treatment by their government and the law."

Source: KUOW 94.9 FM (NPR) on 2019 State of the Union , Feb 5, 2019

CC:Protect sexual preference as a civil right.

Pappas supports the CC survey question on LGBT rights

The Christian Coalition Voter Guide inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Make Sexual Preference a Protected Minority Status under Civil Rights Laws' Christian Coalition's self-description: "Christian Voter Guide is a clearing-house for traditional, pro-family voter guides. We do not create voter guides, nor do we interview or endorse candidates."

Source: Christian Coalition Surve 18CC-3 on Jul 1, 2018

2017-18 Governor, House and Senate candidates on Civil Rights: Chris Pappas on other issues:
NH Gubernatorial:
Andru Volinsky
Chris Sununu
Colin Van Ostern
Dan Feltes
Jilletta Jarvis
Maggie Hassan
Molly Kelly
Steve Marchand
NH Senatorial:
Andy Martin
Bill O`Brien
Carol Shea-Porter
Don Bolduc
Jeanne Shaheen
Jim Rubens
Kelly Ayotte
Maggie Hassan

Freshman class of 2019:
"Freshman class" means "not in Congress in January 2017", with exceptions:
* Special election, so sworn in other than Jan. 2019
** Served in Congress in a previous term
*** Lost recount or general election
Freshman class of January 2019 (Republicans):
AZ-8*:Lesko
CA-39***:Kim
FL-6:Waltz ; FL-15:Spano ; FL-17:Steube
GA-7:Woodall
ID-1**:Fulcher
IN-4:Baird
IN-6:Pence
KS-2:Watkins
MN-1:Hagedorn ; MN-8:Stauber
MS-3:Guest
MT-0*:Gianforte
NC-9***:Harris
ND-a:Armstrong
NM-2***:Herrell
OH-12*:Balderson ; OH-16:Gonzalez
OK-1:Hern
PA-9:Meuser ; PA-11**:Smucker ; PA-12*:Keller ; PA-13:Joyce ; PA-14:Reschenthaler
SC-4:Timmons
SD-0:Johnson
TN-2:Burchett ; TN-6:Rose ; TN-7:Green
TX-2:Crenshaw ; TX-3:Taylor ; TX-5:Gooden ; TX-6:Wright ; TX-21:Roy ; TX-27*:Cloud
VA-5:Riggleman ; VA-6:Cline
WI-1:Steil
WV-3:Miller
Freshman class of January 2019 (Democrats):
AZ-2**:Kirkpatrick ; AZ-9:Stanton
CA-49:Levin ; CA-10:Harder ; CA-21:Cox ; CA-25:Hill ; CA-39:Cisneros ; CA-45:Porter ; CA-48:Rouda
CO-2:Neguse ; CO-6:Crow
CT-5:Hayes
FL-26:Mucarsel-Powell ; FL-27:Shalala
GA-6:McBath
HI-1**:Case
IA-1:Finkenauer ; IA-3:Axne
IL-4:Garcia ; IL-6:Casten ; IL-14:Underwood
KS-3:Davids
KY-6***:McGrath
MA-3:Trahan ; MA-7:Pressley
MD-6:Trone
ME-2:Golden
MI-8:Slotkin ; MI-9:Levin ; MI-13:Tlaib ; MI-13*:Jones ; MI-11:Stevens
MN-2:Craig ; MN-3:Phillips ; MN-5:Omar
NC-9***:McCready
NH-1:Pappas
NJ-2:Van Drew ; NJ-3:Kim ; NJ-7:Malinowski ; NJ-11:Sherrill
NM-1:Haaland ; NM-2:Torres Small
NV-3:Lee ; NV-4**:Horsford
NY-14:Ocasio-Cortez ; NY-11:Rose ; NY-19:Delgado ; NY-22:Brindisi ; NY-25:Morelle
OK-5:Horn
PA-4:Dean ; PA-5:Scanlon ; PA-6:Houlahan ; PA-7:Wild ; PA-17*:Lamb
SC-1:Cunningham
TX-7:Fletcher ; TX-16:Escobar ; TX-29:Garcia ; TX-32:Allred
UT-4:McAdams
VA-2:Luria ; VA-7:Spanberger ; VA-10:Wexton
WA-8:Schrier
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