Senator Cotton on Judges

Health Care

 He said:  “Arkansans with pre-existing conditions should know that we’re committed to protecting their coverage.” Source

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

LGBTQ Rights

 He said:  On treatment of LGBTQ people: “I think it’s important we have a sense of perspective. In Iran they hang you for the crime of being gay.” Source

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

Reproductive Health Care

 He said:  “Like a lot of folks here in Arkansas, I’m pro-life and I think a basic responsibility of government in a civilized society is to protect innocent life.” Source

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

Worker & Consumer Rights

 He said:  “Our work must focus on efforts to help working Americans.” Source

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

Environment

 He said:  “Everyone wants clean water.” Source

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

Police Misconduct

 He said:  “Young black men have a very different experience with law enforcement in this nation than white people and that’s their impression and experience and we need to be sensitive to that and do all we can to change it.” Source

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

Voting Rights

 He said:  “Today we honor and celebrate the sacrifices of suffragettes who stood for the fundamental right to participate in our democracy.” Source

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