Amnesty International USA – the U.S. section of the global movement of Amnesty International – is the nation’s leading grassroots human rights organization, with over two million members and supporters in the United States. We believe that human rights should be at the forefront of our policy, regardless of who’s in power.
About this survey:
Human rights should be at the forefront of our domestic and foreign policy. We invite 2020 presidential candidates to explain how they would address some of the most pressing human rights issues of our time.
In June 2019, we gave presidential candidates the opportunity to tell us how the United States should respond to some of the most pressing human rights issues at home and around the world – ranging from the global refugee crisis to the epidemic of gun violence in our communities.
Amnesty International USA reached out to all major presidential campaigns to respond to this questionnaire. Thirteen candidates answered our questions by our deadline. Here’s what they said: