Arizonas LGBTQ Democrats

About Steve Smith:

Battle Lines Drawn In Arizona Gay Discrimination Case
Dec. 24, 2018
Center for Arizona Policy (Cathi Herrod)
2018 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: U.S. House of Representatives CD-1
Question 4: Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their conscience.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
 
Question 9: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
 
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws

Sept. 13, 2018, Source

Senate Approves Watered Down Gun Bill
"Sen. Steve Smith, R-Maricopa, took out language which also would have allowed family members, school administrators, probation officers, behavioral health professionals, roommates and “significant others” to go to court to seek what are known as Severe Threat Orders of Protection."
May 1, 2018
 
Lawmakers Want To Force Unemployed To Take ‘Suitable’ Work
"State Sen. Steve Smith, R-Maricopa, is the sponsor of the legislation."
Mar. 19, 2018
 
Arizona ALEC Politicians
Mar. 15, 2018
 
Arizona Sen. Steve Smith: Border Security Trust Fund Money Wasn't Actually For A Wall
"Sen. Steve Smith of Maricopa now denies the fund was actually for building a wall, but said it was good PR at the time."
Dec. 13, 2017
 
Statement On DACA Decision From AZ State Senator Steve Smith
"President Trump was right to end DACA as it was an unconstitutional power grab by former President Obama."
Dec. 6, 2017
 
Steve Smith Uses "Alternative Constitution" To Target Undocumented; President Trump Out-Scapegoats Them All
Feb. 7, 2017
Center for Arizona Policy (Cathi Herrod)
2016 Survey Questions For Arizona Candidates
Position Sought: State Senate LD-11
Question 4: Adding "sexual orientation," "gender identity," or "gender expression" to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
 
Question 6: Prohibiting government from discriminating against an individual, organization, or small business based on their beliefs about marriage.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
 
Question 10: Implementing policies to allow students and faculty to use the restroom, locker room, and shower room that aligns with their gender identity.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
 
*Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

Oct. 16, 2016. Source

Names Secret After Shootings
"Senate Bill 1445 an attack on government transparency at a time when American police departments are trying to earn the public’s trust after a series of controversial shootings...The bill’s sponsor, state Sen. Steve Smith, a Republican, did not return calls this week."
Mar. 22, 2015
Center for Arizona Policy (Cathi Herrod)
2014 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: State Senate LD-11
Question 9: Arizona’s voter-approved constitutional definition of marriage should be defended to the fullest extent legally possible.
Candidates' Position: Support
 
Question 11: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in antidiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose
 
Question 15: Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support
 
*Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

Aug. 26, 2014. Source

English Only Law Proposed In Arizona Would Restrict Government Mailings To Spanish Speakers
"State Rep. Steve Smith has filed legislation that would prohibit mailing government documents in languages other than English"
Feb. 7, 2013
 
New Arizona Bill Wants Hospitals Policing Immigration
"Proposed last week by Republican state Rep. Steve Smith, HB 2293 would require hospital workers to verify the immigration status of uninsured people seeking care."
Jan. 28, 2013
 
Could This Arizona Pinhead Be The Worst Legislator In America?
Jan. 26, 2013
 
Russell Pearce's Pet Cockroach Steve Smith Tries to Give Pearce $260K Of Your Money, Again
Jan. 23, 2013
Center for Arizona Policy (Cathi Herrod)
2012 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: State Representative LD-11
Question 9: Amending the United States Constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Candidates' Position: Support
 
Question 11: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose
 
Question 15: Protecting professionals from being required to provide services that violate their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support
 
*Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

Aug. 13, 2012. Source

The Man Behind Arizona's Border Fence
Jul. 26, 2011
Center for Arizona Policy (Cathi Herrod)
2010 Survey Questions For Arizona And County Candidates
Position Sought: State Senate LD-23
Question 9: Amending the United States Constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Candidates' Position: Support.
 
Question 12: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
 
Question 15: Protecting healthcare professionals from being required to provide services that violate their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
 
*Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

Aug. 27, 2010. Source

Steve Smith Is ‘An Empty Vessel’
Oct. 25, 2010

 

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