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State House 98

1. Abortion: The 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision.
Ron McNair (Republican)
Oppose
2. Marriage: The 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision.
Ron McNair (Republican)
Oppose
3. Marijuana: The 2016 proposed ballot measure sponsored by Arkansans for Compassionate Care to legalize medical marijuana.
Ron McNair (Republican)
Oppose
4. Taxes: Increasing the motor fuel tax on gasoline and diesel to provide funds for state highway needs.
Ron McNair (Republican)
Oppose
We have to provide funding for our highways but I would want increasing taxes to be a last resort
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."
Ron McNair (Republican)
Support
6. Religious Liberty: Requiring business owners to engage in business activities that violate their religious beliefs.
Ron McNair (Republican)
Oppose
7. Education: The Common Core State Standards being implemented in Arkansas' public schools.
Ron McNair (Republican)
Undecided
We have to have Standards for our schools, that is why there were statewide discussions to determine what those should be
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.
Ron McNair (Republican)
Undecided
Being in the Legislature I will leave that up to the voters to decide
9. Civil Liberties: Amending the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993 to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of protected classes.
Ron McNair (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.
Ron McNair (Republican)
Oppose
I would have to oppose it as it is and we don't know at this time what the taskforce is going to recommend.
11. Lottery: Requiring the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to increase the percentage of proceeds allocated for scholarships to a minimum of 25%.
Ron McNair (Republican)
Support
The purpose of the Lottery was to help students