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Mainstream Republicans

  Their Website Endorsements
Mainstream Republicans: Against the Promotion of Life Issues
Retrieved from their website July 16, 2016 at https://www.washingtonmainstream.org/issues/


Promotes the Destruction of Marriage
Endorsement of Referendum 71, the All But Marriage law (SB5688) expanding the definition of domestic partnerships equating them with marriage:

Mainstream's General Election Endorsements
2009-09-25 14:54

Mainstream Republicans have voted to endorse a “Yes” vote on Referendum 71. The legislature passed Engrossed Second Substitute Senate Bill 5688 concerning rights and responsibilities of state-registered domestic partners , which would expand the rights, responsibilities, and obligations accorded state-registered same-sex and senior domestic partners to be equivalent to those of married spouses, except that a domestic partnership is not a marriage.

Retrieved Oct 19, 2009 from http://www.washingtonmainstream.org/Blog.php?n=30


Does Not Defend Life
LifePac Commentary
October 2008

Every issue on the Mainstream Republican Principles list is stated positively with the exception of this nonsensical statement on protecting life:


Statement Of Mainstream Republican Principles

We value life and seek to protect it - We should not attempt to legislate a definition of life.

From http://www.washingtonmainstream.org/principles.aspx, accessed Oct. 10, 2008.


Judging the judges
Kate Riley / Times staff columnist
Monday, July 24, 2006

"All the board members [of Mainstream Republicans] happen to be pro-choice, says director Alex Hays."

Retrieved Feb. 27, 2007 from http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/opinion/2003143809_riley24.html



'Mainstream Republicans' Urge Party to Avoid Social Issues
By Roch Hammond
CNSNews.com Correspondent
August 18, 2004

(CNSNews.com) - A coalition of self-described "mainstream Republicans" is insisting that unless President Bush and the 2004 GOP presidential platform appeal to more than just the "far right," Democrats will re-take the White House.

The coalition, comprised of the Log Cabin Republicans, Republicans for Choice political action committee and Republican Youth Majority, introduced its "Party Unity" plank this week at a Washington, D.C., news conference.

"We recognize and respect that Republicans of good faith may not agree with all the planks in the party's platform. This is particularly the case with regard to those planks dealing with abortion, family planning, and gay and lesbian issues," the Party Unity statement reads. "The Republican Party welcomes all people on all sides of these complex issues and encourages their active participation as we work together on those issues upon which we agree."

Full article at: http://www.cnsnews.com//ViewCulture.asp?Page=\Culture\archive\200408\CUL20040818c.html