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State Senate 30

1. Abortion: The 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision.
Support
James Pendleton (Democrat)
Support
2. Marriage: The 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision.
Support
James Pendleton (Democrat)
Support
3. Marijuana: Prohibiting the smoking of medical marijuana.
Oppose
James Pendleton (Democrat)
Oppose
4. Conscience: Allowing healthcare professionals to opt out of non-emergency treatments that violate their deeply-held religious, moral, or ethical convictions.
Oppose
James Pendleton (Democrat)
Oppose
5. Assisted Suicide: Allowing doctors to prescribe lethal drugs to terminally-ill patients who wish to end their lives.
Oppose
James Pendleton (Democrat)
Undecided
6. Privacy: Requiring individuals who choose to use changing facilities, locker rooms, restrooms, and showers in public schools, colleges, and government buildings to use the facility designated for their biological sex.
Oppose
James Pendleton (Democrat)
Support
7. Education: Allowing parents to enroll their child in the public school of their choice anywhere in Arkansas.
Oppose
James Pendleton (Democrat)
Undecided
8. Tort Lawsuits: Limiting noneconomic damages awarded in lawsuits to $500,000 or less in cases of severe injury or death caused by negligence or misconduct.
Oppose
James Pendleton (Democrat)
Oppose
9. Civil Liberties: Amending the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993 to add sexual orientation to the list of protected classes.
Support
James Pendleton (Democrat)
Support
10. Lottery: Requiring the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to increase the percentage of proceeds allocated for scholarships to a minimum of 25%.
Support
James Pendleton (Democrat)
Support
11. How should Arkansas address our illegal immigrant population?
Remembering the admonition of Christ about strangers in a strange land.
James Pendleton (Democrat)
12. How can Arkansas prevent mass shootings?
Ban assault weapons and bump stocks.
James Pendleton (Democrat)
13. What specific legislation will you work to enact?
Increased health access, increased funding for education.
James Pendleton (Democrat)