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McCaskill is against gay marriage but does not support a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. She supports civil unions1 and some rights within those civil unions. McCaskill voted against a gun law that would allow gun owner rights to transfer over from state to state, and said if she voted for that it might lead to the same thing with same-sex marriage2. There is a law in Missouri against same-sex marriage. McCaskill did not co-sponsor the Employer Non-Discrimination Act3.

Stances on Gay Rights

Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships

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Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships

McCaskill supports civil unions.

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Gay Adoptions

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Gay Couple adoptions
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Don't ask, don't tell

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Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Senator McCaskill voted for the repeal of “Don’t ask, don’t tell.”

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Gay Marriage

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Gay Marriage

McCaskill is against gay marriage and there is a constitutional ban against it in Missouri.

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Support ENDA

McCaskill did not co-sponsor the Employer Non-Discrimination Act.

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Constitutional Amendment banning Same-Sex Marriage

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Constitutional Amendment Banning Same-Sex Marriage

McCaskill is against a Constitutional Amendment banning gay marriage.

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Hate crime definitions

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Sexual orientation in hate crimes

McCaskill supported legislation including sexual orientation in hate crimes.

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