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Joseph Biden
Donald J. Trump
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Jo Jorgensen

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Tackling systemic racism and fighting for civil rights has been a driving force throughout Biden’s career in public service. He has a record of fighting for and delivering for the African American community. As a U.S. Senator he co-sponsored the Civil Rights Act of 1990 to protect against employment discrimination and led multiple reauthorizations of the Voting Rights Act, protecting African Americans’ right to vote.

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Make the right to vote and the right to equal protection real for African Americans.

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Biden will create a White House Council on Gender Equality, chaired by a senior member of the Executive Office of the President tasked solely with guiding and coordinating government policy that impacts women and girls, such as economic policy, health care, racial justice, gender-based violence, and foreign policy.

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As President, Biden will work with advocates across the country to pass the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) so women’s rights are once and for all explicitly enshrined in our Constitution.

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The Equality Act is the best vehicle for ensuring equal rights under the law for LGBTQ+ Americans, and will guarantee that LGBTQ+ individuals are protected under existing civil rights laws. Biden will make enactment of the Equality Act during his first 100 days as President a top legislative priority. Biden will also direct his Cabinet to ensure immediate and full enforcement of the Equality Act across all federal departments and agencies.

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Aggressively enforce existing civil rights laws for people with disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Help America Vote Act, and the Air Carrier Access Act.

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On his first day in office, Biden will reinstate the Obama-Biden guidance revoked by the Trump-Pence Administration, which will restore transgender students’ access to sports, bathrooms, and locker rooms in accordance with their gender identity. He will direct his Department of Education to vigorously enforce and investigate violations of transgender students’ civil rights.

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The President signed a historic executive order that promotes and protects free speech on college campuses.

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The Trump administration worked with other countries around the world to advance equal rights and progress for women, ensuring the President’s promise to stick up for women.

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The Department of Health and Human Services Created the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division of the Office For Civil Rights

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Defend the freedoms of religious believers and organizations

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We will also continue to advocate for automatic voter registration, same day registration on Election Day, voter verified paper ballots, public audits, easy recounts, and open software for all voting machines. Hawkins/Walker will also advocate for lowering the threshold of signatures needed for ballot access as well as electronic gathering of signatures.

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I support: senate ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women; Proportional Representation in Congress through ranked-choice voting in multi-member districts.

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I support the Equal Rights Amendment. To promote women’s equality, I support: Stronger enforcement of laws against discrimination and sexual harassment of women by Equal Employment Opportunities Commission and the Department of Justice; Enactment of the Paycheck Fairness Act.

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The foundation of the Howie Hawkins 2020 campaign is its Ecosocialist Green New Deal. The Ecosocialist Green New Deal is fully inclusive of everyone. No exceptions. Freedom and social justice for LGBTQIA individuals will come with the liberation of all people.

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Trans rights are human rights. We must push for the passage of the federal Equality Act to amend federal civil rights laws to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. We must also ensure that medical treatment related to gender such as surgery and hormone treatment are decisions made between doctors and patients.

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Should women be allowed to wear a Niqab, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? Yes, but where there is a legitimate need to confirm their identity, provisions must be made for this. Should the government support a separation of church and state by removing references to God on money, federal buildings, and national monuments? No.

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Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? Yes.

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Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events? Each individual competition should be free to decide.

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Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students? No, students attending universities that benefit from government grants or government-funded school loans should be required to honor the constitutional rights of their students’ free speech.

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