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State Senate 12

1. Abortion: The 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision.
Bruce Maloch (Democrat)
Oppose
I have consistently voted pro-life and am pro-life for the whole life, believing those with special needs or the elderly/frail also deserve protection, care and respect.
Charles Beckham (Republican)
Oppose
2. Guns: Confiscation of firearms from citizens that the government deem a danger to themselves or others, otherwise known as red flag laws.
Bruce Maloch (Democrat)
Candidate did not answer the question.
Charles Beckham (Republican)
Oppose
3. Marijuana: Amending the Arkansas Constitution to legalize recreational marijuana.
Bruce Maloch (Democrat)
Oppose
Charles Beckham (Republican)
Oppose
4. Taxes: Amending the Arkansas Constitution in 2020 to indefinitely continue the current 0.5% sales and use tax for road construction.
Bruce Maloch (Democrat)
Candidate did not answer the question.
Charles Beckham (Republican)
Oppose
5. Hate Crimes: Increased penalties for crimes committed because of the victim’s race, gender, or sexual orientation.
Bruce Maloch (Democrat)
Candidate did not answer the question.
Charles Beckham (Republican)
Oppose
6. Conscience: Allowing healthcare professionals to opt out of non-emergency treatments and procedures that violate their deeply-held religious, moral, or ethical convictions.
Bruce Maloch (Democrat)
Support
Charles Beckham (Republican)
Support
7. Education: Allowing parents to enroll their child in the public school of their choice anywhere in Arkansas.
Bruce Maloch (Democrat)

I am supportive of school choice subject to judicial rulings that legislation cannot override.
Charles Beckham (Republican)
Support