Senator Sasse on Judges

Health Care

 He said:  “The left needs to stop pretending that Obamacare works great, and the right needs to keep its promise to repeal and replace with a system that actually works to protect the most vulnerable in our communities, while driving down costs.” Source

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

LGBTQ Rights

 He said:  “Today’s ruling is a disappointment to Nebraskans who understand that marriage brings a wife and husband together so their children can have a mom and dad. The Supreme Court once again overstepped its Constitutional role by acting as a super-legislature and imposing its own definition of marriage on the American people rather than allowing voters to decide in the states.” Source

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

Reproductive Health Care

 He said:  “Being pro-life means being pro-woman, pro-baby, and supporting life-affirming health care. The only folks against this are big-abortion businesses and their armies of lawyers.” Source

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

Worker & Consumer Rights

 He said:  “Protecting consumers is good.” Source

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

Environment

 He said:  “Well, I think it’s clear that the climate is changing. I think reasonable people can differ about how much and how rapidly. But I think it’s clear that it’s changing and it’s clear that humans are a contributing factor.” Source

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

Police Misconduct

 He said:  “Police injustice — like the evil murder of George Floyd — is repugnant and merits peaceful protest aimed at change.” Source

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

Voting Rights

 He said:  Sasse called John Lewis, “one of my heroes,” and said that Lewis “and his ‘talk’ have changed the world.” Source Source

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