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1. Abortion: The 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision.
Lesa Crowell (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Mary Bentley (Republican)
Oppose
2. Marriage: The 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision.
Lesa Crowell (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Mary Bentley (Republican)
Oppose
3. Marijuana: The 2016 proposed ballot measure sponsored by Arkansans for Compassionate Care to legalize medical marijuana.
Lesa Crowell (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Mary Bentley (Republican)
Oppose
4. Taxes: Increasing the motor fuel tax on gasoline and diesel to provide funds for state highway needs.
Lesa Crowell (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Mary Bentley (Republican)
Oppose
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."
Lesa Crowell (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Mary Bentley (Republican)
Support
6. Religious Liberty: Requiring business owners to engage in business activities that violate their religious beliefs.
Lesa Crowell (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Mary Bentley (Republican)
Oppose
7. Education: The Common Core State Standards being implemented in Arkansas' public schools.
Lesa Crowell (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Mary Bentley (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.
Lesa Crowell (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Mary Bentley (Republican)
Oppose
I believe restricting legislators to six years in the house will greatly hinder conservative causes in our state. We have had 6 year limits on house members for the past two decades and as a result we have seen the bureaucrats in our state agencies wasting millions of tax payer dollars and expanding state government. I would like us to give the new limits an opportunity for greater legislative oversight. Limiting the terms to 6 years limits the people's voice.
9. Civil Liberties: Amending the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993 to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of protected classes.
Lesa Crowell (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Mary Bentley (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.
Lesa Crowell (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Mary Bentley (Republican)
Oppose
11. Lottery: Requiring the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to increase the percentage of proceeds allocated for scholarships to a minimum of 25%.
Lesa Crowell (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Mary Bentley (Republican)
Support