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State House 100

1. Abortion: The 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision.
Nelda Speaks (Republican)
Oppose
2. Marriage: The 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision.
Nelda Speaks (Republican)
Oppose
3. Marijuana: Prohibiting the smoking of medical marijuana.
Nelda Speaks (Republican)
Support
4. Conscience: Allowing healthcare professionals to opt out of non-emergency treatments that violate their deeply-held religious, moral, or ethical convictions.
Nelda Speaks (Republican)
Support
I support Christians. They should never have to go against their believes. When the Bill came up for a vote it had been watered down and I voted against it. It was my belief it never done anything.
5. Assisted Suicide: Allowing doctors to prescribe lethal drugs to terminally-ill patients who wish to end their lives.
Nelda Speaks (Republican)
Oppose
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.
Nelda Speaks (Republican)
Support
7. Education: Allowing parents to enroll their child in the public school of their choice anywhere in Arkansas.
Nelda Speaks (Republican)
Support
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.
Nelda Speaks (Republican)
Support
9. Civil Liberties: Amending the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993 to add sexual orientation to the list of protected classes.
Nelda Speaks (Republican)
Oppose
10. Lottery: Requiring the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to increase the percentage of proceeds allocated for scholarships to a minimum of 25%.
Nelda Speaks (Republican)
Support
11. How should Arkansas address our illegal immigrant population?
Nelda Speaks (Republican)
I believe if you are illegal you should be returned back where you came from.
12. How can Arkansas prevent mass shootings?
Nelda Speaks (Republican)
Put up metal detectors in the schools and arm our teachers.
13. What specific legislation will you work to enact?
Nelda Speaks (Republican)
I am in the process of working on inforceing schools to achieve better Reading Skills.