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1. Abortion: The 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision.
Bobby Long (Republican)
Oppose
I believe life begins at conception and the unborn have a right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
Jon Milligan (Republican)
Oppose
Cole Peck (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.
Bobby Long (Republican)
Oppose
Arkansas already has existing laws regarding this. The concept of Redflag laws violates the due process, the right to confront the accuser, right to privacy, right to bear arms.
Jon Milligan (Republican)
Oppose
Cole Peck (Republican)
Oppose
3. Marijuana: Amending the Arkansas Constitution to legalize recreational marijuana.
Bobby Long (Republican)
Oppose
I believe marijuana is a gateway drug and would be detrimental to society.
Jon Milligan (Republican)
Oppose
Cole Peck (Republican)
Oppose
4. Taxes: Amending the Arkansas Constitution in 2020 to indefinitely continue the current 0.5% sales and use tax for road construction.
Bobby Long (Republican)
Oppose
This is not a continuation of an existing tax, it is a new tax. The tax payers were promised relief, it's time they got it.
Jon Milligan (Republican)
Support
Cole Peck (Republican)
Support
I believe having a good infrastructure is vitally important for the economic growth of our towns and state. Letting the people decide for themselves how to fund our roads and highways is democracy at work.
5. Hate Crimes: Increased penalties for crimes committed because of the victim’s race, gender, or sexual orientation.
Bobby Long (Republican)
Undecided
I believe all crime is a hate crime. The punishment should fit the crime as the facts present themselves.
Jon Milligan (Republican)
Support
Cole Peck (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.
Bobby Long (Republican)
Support
I would support this with the only exception being those working in the Emergency Room.
Jon Milligan (Republican)
Support
Cole Peck (Republican)
Support
7. Education: Allowing parents to enroll their child in the public school of their choice anywhere in Arkansas.
Bobby Long (Republican)
Support
As long as the school is sufficiently staffed and teacher to student ratios are within boundaries. I believe students living within the district should have 1st preference.
Jon Milligan (Republican)
Support
Cole Peck (Republican)
Support
I believe that education is extremely important for success in life and every child should have the opportunity to receive a great education.