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1. Abortion: The 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision.
Bob Johnson (Democrat)

Patrick Thomas (Republican)
Undecided
2. Marriage: The 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision.
Bob Johnson (Democrat)

Patrick Thomas (Republican)
Oppose
3. Marijuana: The 2016 proposed ballot measure sponsored by Arkansans for Compassionate Care to legalize medical marijuana.
Bob Johnson (Democrat)

Patrick Thomas (Republican)
Undecided
4. Taxes: Increasing the motor fuel tax on gasoline and diesel to provide funds for state highway needs.
Bob Johnson (Democrat)

Patrick Thomas (Republican)
Undecided
5. Guns: Allowing citizens who may legally own a handgun to visibly and openly carry an unconcealed handgun without a permit—also known as "open carry."
Bob Johnson (Democrat)

Patrick Thomas (Republican)
Support
6. Religious Liberty: Requiring business owners to engage in business activities that violate their religious beliefs.
Bob Johnson (Democrat)

Patrick Thomas (Republican)
Oppose
7. Education: The Common Core State Standards being implemented in Arkansas' public schools.
Bob Johnson (Democrat)

Patrick Thomas (Republican)
Oppose
8. Term Limits: Reinstating the 1992 Arkansas Term Limits Amendment that generally prohibits members of the Arkansas Legislature from serving more than 6 years in the Arkansas House and 8 years in the Arkansas Senate.
Bob Johnson (Democrat)

Patrick Thomas (Republican)
Support
9. Civil Liberties: Amending the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993 to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of protected classes.
Bob Johnson (Democrat)

Patrick Thomas (Republican)
Oppose
10. Medicaid Expansion: Continuation of the Arkansas Private Option law passed in 2013 that increased the number of people receiving health insurance through Medicaid by using tax dollars to buy health insurance from private insurance companies under the Affordable Care Act.
Bob Johnson (Democrat)

Patrick Thomas (Republican)
Undecided
11. Lottery: Requiring the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to increase the percentage of proceeds allocated for scholarships to a minimum of 25%.
Bob Johnson (Democrat)

Patrick Thomas (Republican)
Support