Palin said no to hate crimes law

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imageA 2006 questionnaire completed by Sarah Palin during her race for the Alaska governorship sheds some light on her views of gay rights and other issues.

The questionnaire, sponsored by Eagle Forum Alaska, a conservative group, asked, “Will you support an effort to expand hate crime laws?”

She replied, “No, as I believe all heinous crime is based on hate.”

Palin also answered a question about extending spousal benefits to domestic partners.

The question read, “Do you support the Alaska Supreme Court’s ruling that spousal benefits for state employees should be given to same-sex couples? Why or why not?”

For the full story from the Washington Blade, go here.

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