Senator Ernst on Judges

Health Care

 She said:  “It is important that we protect people with pre-existing conditions.” Source

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

LGBTQ Rights

 She said:  “We need to be able to speak and do it without hatred. It’s not that we dislike anyone who believes different than we do, but we need to be able to get up and say I believe in traditional marriage.” Source

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

Reproductive Health Care

 She said:  “I am committed to defending life, because protecting our most vulnerable is an important measure of any society.” Source

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

Worker & Consumer Rights

 She said:  “It always needs to be our American workers…they need to come first.” Source

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

Environment

 She said:  “Like all Americans, I care about leaving this earth clean and beautiful for our future generations.  We all want clean water and clean air, and I believe in a common sense and cost-effective way to protect our environment.” Source

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

Voting Rights

 She said:  “To be honest, I don’t know if the suffragettes completely understood the tremendous impact their efforts would have, now a century later. They secured more than just the right to vote. The passage of the 19th Amendment has led to immeasurable progress in the fight for women’s equality on all fronts.” Source

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