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State House 86

1. Abortion: The 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision.
Nicole Clowney (Democrat)
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John LaTour (Republican)
Oppose
Abortion is the intentional taking of human life.
2. Guns: Confiscation of firearms from citizens that the government deem a danger to themselves or others, otherwise known as red flag laws.
Nicole Clowney (Democrat)
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John LaTour (Republican)
Oppose
I support the 2nd Amendment to the US Constitution. No bureaucratic should have the right to suspend that right.
3. Marijuana: Amending the Arkansas Constitution to legalize recreational marijuana.
Nicole Clowney (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

John LaTour (Republican)
Oppose
I view marijuana as a gateway drug. I do not support its use.
4. Taxes: Amending the Arkansas Constitution in 2020 to indefinitely continue the current 0.5% sales and use tax for road construction.
Nicole Clowney (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

John LaTour (Republican)
Oppose
When tax proposal hit my desk, they arrive DOA (dead on arrival). Can they be revived? Yes, but you'd better have a very, very compelling argument.
5. Hate Crimes: Increased penalties for crimes committed because of the victim’s race, gender, or sexual orientation.
Nicole Clowney (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

John LaTour (Republican)
Oppose
Criminal counts should be well defined. Hate crime protected groups tend to muddy the waters where defining the crime as an attitude instead of an act.
6. Conscience: Allowing healthcare professionals to opt out of non-emergency treatments and procedures that violate their deeply-held religious, moral, or ethical convictions.
Nicole Clowney (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

John LaTour (Republican)
Support
The right of Conscience is a fundamental right for all Americans.
7. Education: Allowing parents to enroll their child in the public school of their choice anywhere in Arkansas.
Nicole Clowney (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

John LaTour (Republican)
Support
Strongly support school choice. If public schools are do such a good job, what do they have to fear from a little competition? If they are not doing such a good job, why should we object to competition that may well spur them on to better performance?