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Commissioner of State Lands

1. Abortion: The 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision.
Tommy Land (Republican)
Oppose
2. Marriage: The 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision.
Tommy Land (Republican)
Oppose
3. Marijuana: Prohibiting the smoking of medical marijuana.
Tommy Land (Republican)
Undecided
I do not support recreational use of marijuana. If there is a verifiable medical need and there are no other viable options I could agree with that.
4. Conscience: Allowing healthcare professionals to opt out of non-emergency treatments that violate their deeply-held religious, moral, or ethical convictions.
Tommy Land (Republican)
Support
5. Assisted Suicide: Allowing doctors to prescribe lethal drugs to terminally-ill patients who wish to end their lives.
Tommy Land (Republican)
Oppose
I do not want anyone to suffer but assisted suicide is not the answer.
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.
Tommy Land (Republican)
Support
7. Education: Allowing parents to enroll their child in the public school of their choice anywhere in Arkansas.
Tommy Land (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.
Tommy Land (Republican)
Undecided
9. Civil Liberties: Amending the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993 to add sexual orientation to the list of protected classes.
Tommy Land (Republican)
Oppose
10. Lottery: Requiring the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to increase the percentage of proceeds allocated for scholarships to a minimum of 25%.
Tommy Land (Republican)
Support
11. How should Arkansas address our illegal immigrant population?
Tommy Land (Republican)
I sympathize with those who wish to live in America, but Illegal immigrants should be deported. We need to make the immigration process more affordable for legal immigrants who wish to become American citizens.
12. How can Arkansas prevent mass shootings?
Tommy Land (Republican)
Armed security on campus. The primary responsibility to teach children about respecting the lives of others belongs to parents. Our communities need to be actively encouraging parents to be involved in the lives of their kids.
13. What specific legislation will you work to enact?
Tommy Land (Republican)
As Commissioner of State Lands I will encourage all state offices to look for ways to make government more effective and less expensive. We must reduce the tax burden on our citizens and business's while providing the same services. By reducing the size of government we can accomplish this.