Senator Tillis on Judges

Health Care

 He said:  “I strongly believe that no hardworking American should ever have to go to bed worried about being denied coverage or treatment if they or their children have a pre-existing condition.”  Source

He voted for 14 out of 14* of the judges with the worst records on health care.  

LGBTQ Rights

 He said:  In response to a survey that asked him to respond to the statement: “Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. No government has the authority to alter this definition,” Tillis wrote “strongly agree.” Source

He voted for 14 out of 14* of the judges with the worst records on LGBTQ rights.  

Reproductive Health Care

 He said:  “We must continue to fight to protect the unborn.” Source

He voted for 14 out of 14* of the judges with the worst records on reproductive health care.  

Worker & Consumer Rights

 He said:  “We owe it to our children to offer the same shot at the American Dream that we inherited from our parents.” Source 

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

Environment

 He said: “We all want clean water. We all want clean air.” Source

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

Police Misconduct

 He said:  In response to the police killing of George Floyd: “Many law-abiding Americans feel fear and distrust when they see a police officer simply because of the color of their skin. No American should ever have to live in fear. And every American – regardless of their race or income – deserves to live in a community safely. We must address this problem and we must do better.” Source

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

Voting Rights

 He said:  In support of a court ruling to uphold restrictive voting laws in NC: “We are pleased the court upheld the lion’s share of commonsense reforms that bring North Carolina in line with a majority of other states, including the implementation of a popular voter ID requirement supported by nearly three quarters of North Carolinians.” Source

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

*The Senator did not cast a vote for all judges in our list.