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State House 70

1. Abortion: The 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision.
Spencer Hawks (Republican)
Oppose
I'm a strong pro-life candidate. I will fight for the lives of these children in the wombs and continue fighting for them after they're born.
2. Marriage: The 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision.
Spencer Hawks (Republican)

Government should not be involved in marriage.
3. Marijuana: Prohibiting the smoking of medical marijuana.
Spencer Hawks (Republican)

Needs to be handled at the federal level.
4. Conscience: Allowing healthcare professionals to opt out of non-emergency treatments that violate their deeply-held religious, moral, or ethical convictions.
Spencer Hawks (Republican)
Support
Would have to consider any bill on an individual basis.
5. Assisted Suicide: Allowing doctors to prescribe lethal drugs to terminally-ill patients who wish to end their lives.
Spencer Hawks (Republican)
Undecided
Leans 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.
Spencer Hawks (Republican)
Support
7. Education: Allowing parents to enroll their child in the public school of their choice anywhere in Arkansas.
Spencer Hawks (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.
Spencer Hawks (Republican)
Support
9. Civil Liberties: Amending the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993 to add sexual orientation to the list of protected classes.
Spencer Hawks (Republican)

Everyone should be protected from discrimination.
10. Lottery: Requiring the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to increase the percentage of proceeds allocated for scholarships to a minimum of 25%.
Spencer Hawks (Republican)
Undecided
11. How should Arkansas address our illegal immigrant population?
Spencer Hawks (Republican)
The federal government has a responsibility to protect our borders, and the obligation to create a fair immigration system.
12. How can Arkansas prevent mass shootings?
Spencer Hawks (Republican)
We must focus on mental health efforts in the state.
13. What specific legislation will you work to enact?
Spencer Hawks (Republican)
We need to continue creating a pro-business environment by: creating and retaining an educated workforce, adequate infrastructure, and a competitive tax environment.