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Andy Martin on Civil Rights

Republican Senate Challenger

 


Early advocate against women's wage discrimination

In 2013 Andy Martin celebrated 44 years as a public interest lawyer at the national and state levels. A partial list of examples follow:

Sex discrimination: Andy was one of the first advocates to fight wage discrimination against women in the workplace; in 1969 he was a party to and helped spearhead the first major attack on sex discrimination [against] AT&T, at the Federal Communications Commission.

Source: 2014 Senate campaign website, AndyMartin.com, "Bio" , Dec 1, 2013

Knew Rep. Mark Foley was gay in 1993; and who cared?

People will accept most anything from public officials as long as they don't lie about it. I knew former US Rep. Mark Foley was gay 15 years ago. Who cared? South Florida is a liberal place and if Foley had only come out at some New Years' party his private life would have been a forgotten issue, not a guided missile that helped give Democrats a majority in Congress.
Source: Obama: The Man Behind The Mask, by Andy Martin, p. 58 , Jul 25, 2008

Discontinue affirmative action programs

Source: 2000 Florida Congressional National Political Awareness Test , Nov 1, 2000

Anti-gender identity, according to AFA survey.

Martin opposes the AFA survey question on gender identity

The AFA inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'I support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as protected classes in non-discrimination laws'? Self-description: (American Family Association helps produce iVoterGuides): "Grounded in God; rooted in research"; they "thoroughly investigate candidates"; when they cannot "evaluate with confidence, they receive an 'Insufficient' rating" (& we exclude)

Source: AFA Survey 20AFA-3B on Sep 11, 2020

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