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1. Abortion: The 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision.
Jim Wooten (Republican)
Oppose
2. Marriage: The 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision.
Jim Wooten (Republican)
Oppose
3. Marijuana: Prohibiting the smoking of medical marijuana.
Jim Wooten (Republican)
Support
4. Conscience: Allowing healthcare professionals to opt out of non-emergency treatments that violate their deeply-held religious, moral, or ethical convictions.
Jim Wooten (Republican)
Support
5. Assisted Suicide: Allowing doctors to prescribe lethal drugs to terminally-ill patients who wish to end their lives.
Jim Wooten (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.
Jim Wooten (Republican)
Support
7. Education: Allowing parents to enroll their child in the public school of their choice anywhere in Arkansas.
Jim Wooten (Republican)
Support
If student is an athlete must wait a year to play any sports.......
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.
Jim Wooten (Republican)

not sure what you mean by your statement noneconomic?
9. Civil Liberties: Amending the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993 to add sexual orientation to the list of protected classes.
Jim Wooten (Republican)
Oppose
10. Lottery: Requiring the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to increase the percentage of proceeds allocated for scholarships to a minimum of 25%.
Jim Wooten (Republican)
Support
11. How should Arkansas address our illegal immigrant population?
Jim Wooten (Republican)
Enforce all current laws regarding illegal immigrants.
12. How can Arkansas prevent mass shootings?
Jim Wooten (Republican)
Control who can purchase a gun.....I support the second Amend.
13. What specific legislation will you work to enact?
Jim Wooten (Republican)
Legislation that will create more jobs, improved economic well being of our
young people through education and improved highway system by a vote of the people.....efficient budgeting and reduce government involvement in our everyday lives.....