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Mike Huckabee’s policies on social issues

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Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Public statementsNo, marriage should be defined as between a man and woman

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Public statementsPro-life, and I also oppose abortion for victims of rape and incest

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?

  Public statementsNo, and I believe a mother and father family structure is best for the child

Social  ›  Marital Rape

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape?

  Party’s support baseYes, and consentual sex with a spouse under the age of 18 should be classified as statutory rape

Social  ›  Planned Parenthood Funding

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

  Public statementsNo, and the government should not give funds to any organizations that perform abortions


Social  ›  Gun Buyback

Should the federal government institute a mandatory buyback of assault weapons?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Religious Freedom Act

Should a business be able to deny service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious beliefs?

  Public statementsYes, any business should be able to deny service for any reason

Social  ›  Racial Sensitivity Training

Should the federal government require racial sensitivity training for employees?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Gender Identity

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

  Public statementsNo, there are only two genders which are genetically not psychologically determined

Social  ›  Government Mandates

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control?

  Public statementsNo, the government should support abstinence programs instead

Social  ›  Religious Service Ban

Should religious gatherings be banned in order to combat the COVID-19 pandemic?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Confederate Flag

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property?

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by the first amendment?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Safe Spaces

Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Niqāb

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?

  Party’s support baseYes, but their identity must be privately verified by a female staff member

Social  ›  Euthanasia

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?

  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  First Amendment

Should the government support a separation of church and state by removing references to God on money, federal buildings, and national monuments?

  Public statementsNo, religion is an important aspect of our country’s history