Senator Capito on Judges

Health Care

 She said:  “Senator Moore Capito believes every West Virginian and American deserves access to affordable, quality health care.” Source

She voted for 15 out of 15 of the judges with the worst records on health care.  

LGBTQ Rights

 She said:  In response to Obergefell: “Regardless of our differences, we care for our neighbors, friends and communities in need. Acknowledging that we have differing views, the Supreme Court has made its decision. While I would have preferred that the Supreme Court leave this decision to the states, it is my hope that all West Virginians will move forward and continue to care for and respect one another.” Source

She voted for 15 out of 15 of the judges with the worst records on LGBTQ rights.  

Reproductive Health Care

 She said:  Senator Capito has described herself in the past as “pro-choice.” According to Amy Graham, a Capito spokeswoman, “She would not vote to overturn Roe v. Wade.Source

She voted for 15 out of 15 of the judges with the worst records on reproductive health care.  

Worker & Consumer Rights

 She said:  “West Virginia workers are the backbone of this country.” Source 

She voted for 15 out of 15 of the judges with the worst records on worker & consumer rights.  

Environment

 She said:  “It is so important, critically important that we enforce our environmental laws and to keep our air clean and get it cleaner.” Source

She voted for 15 out of 15 of the judges with the worst records on the environment.  

Police Misconduct

 She said:  In response to the police killing of George Floyd: “Those responsible should be held accountable. I’m anguished over George’s death & at the violence we see on streets today. We must all do our part to change racist attitudes that exist today, but this must be done peacefully.” Source

She voted for 15 out of 15 of the judges with the worst records on police misconduct & criminal justice.  

Voting Rights

 She said: “The 19th amendment, hard fought, brought women more than just the right to vote; In many ways, it gave us women more courage to run, to advocate, and to lead.” Source

She voted for 15 out of 15 of the judges with the worst records on voting rights.