Statements about Human Rights
Says Abraham Lincoln supported an agreement that allowed slavery in New Mexico "and a law to return runaway slaves to their owners."
"Very few men outlive their own fertility."
Employers and schools have no right to conduct "surveillance of a dorm room or a worker’s cubicle."
"The governor does not have any power to veto a referendum [on same-sex marriage] that would be a constitutional amendment."
"When Congress voted to condemn Iran for sentencing a Christian pastor to death, (U.S. Rep. Lois) Capps was the only member who voted no."
A United Nations arms treaty would "almost certainly force" the U.S. to "create an international gun registry, setting the stage for full-scale gun confiscation."
"When these [undocumented] students graduate from college, they're still illegal aliens. They cannot get a job."
President Obama gave Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood one and a half billion dollars.
Says "we got a chance to pass what I think is Oregon's first human trafficking bill which has increased by 66 percent the calls to the human trafficking hotline."
"One out of four of our young people say they are victims of this (dating) violence."
The polls "show over half of Americans identify themselves as being pro-life."
"[The] ACLU and atheists in Denver are demanding the NFL stop [Tim Tebow] from praying on the sidelines."
"Torture is illegal by our laws. It's illegal by international laws."
"Toledo … is fourth in the nation behind much bigger cities — Miami, Las Vegas, Portland — in number of human trafficking arrests and rescues."
It's "not true" that since he's been the president, executions in Iran have increased by four times.
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani "was never sentenced to stoning."
Transporting drugs "is the price of admission" for people crossing the border illegally.
U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin didn't want a border fence to block illegal immigration "because he is afraid that someone will get hurt trying to go around the fence."
The president can "authorize the killing of a U.S. citizen who fights for a foreign terrorist organization."
"Dubai is the only country with huge amounts of imported workers that's actually passed legislation to give these immigrant workers a better deal in the Middle East."
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