Steve Pearce on Gay Marriage

Last Updated : Sep 02, 2010

Campaign Website Statements

Upholding Conservative New Mexico Values
No wonder many have declared there is a culture war in America. With the attacks on traditional values growing by the day, we must stand up for our families, our religions, and our conservative principles. America was founded on principles we must uphold. Pearce has a clear record on social issues and that is why in the past he has been supported by the Family Research Council and the Campaign for Working Families in addition to earning a 100% pro-life rating for his voting record. In Washington, Steve Pearce will stand up for life, traditional marriage and religious freedom.

 

Voting Record

Constitutional Amendment

In 2006 and 2004, the House voted on adding a constitutional amendment to establish that marriage shall consist of one man and one woman. It sought to ensure that no measure enacted in one state could be enforced in another state. The measures failed in both 2006 and 2004 with the support of most Republicans and the opposition of most Democrats. Steve Pearce voted in favor of the 2006 constitutional amendment attempt.

Steve Pearce voted in favor of the 2006 constitutional amendment attempt.

Constitutional Amendment

In 2006 and 2004, the House voted on adding a constitutional amendment to establish that marriage shall consist of one man and one woman. It sought to ensure that no measure enacted in one state could be enforced in another state. The measures failed in both 2006 and 2004 with the support of most Republicans and the opposition of most Democrats. Steve Pearce voted in favor of the 2004 constitutional amendment attempt.

Steve Pearce voted in favor of the 2004 constitutional amendment attempt.

Marriage Protection Act of 2004

The Marriage Protection Act of 2004 sought to ensure that no State shall be required to give effect to any marriage between persons of the same sex under the laws of any other State. Although the bill passed the house in roll call 410, it was not voted on in the US Senate. Steve Pearce voted in favor of the Marriage Protection Act.

Steve Pearce voted in favor of the Marriage Protection Act.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

This representative has not been identified as sponsoring or cosponsoring significant legislation related to this title.

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