Kelly Loeffler in CampusElect.org 2020 coverage


On Abortion: Co-sponsored four bills to protect the unborn

Q: Abortion--Keep legal or ban?

Kelly Loeffler: Ban. "Unapologetically pro-life." Has co-sponsored "four bills to protect the unborn." Called for investigating Planned Parenthood for receiving taxpayer funds under the Paycheck Protection Program.

Raphael Warnock: Legal. Supports "a woman's right to choose , a decision between her and her doctor." Opposes "all partisan attacks defunding healthcare providers like Planned Parenthood."

Source: CampusElect on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race Nov 3, 2020

On Civil Rights: Allow discrimination against LGBTQ for religious reasons

Q: Protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation?

Kelly Loeffler: Not if it interferes with religious faith. "People of faith should be protected."

Raphael Warnock: Yes. Will "protect members of the LGBTQ+ community from housing, financial, and employment discrimination."

Source: CampusElect on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race Nov 3, 2020

On Crime: Co-sponsored "Back the Blue" resolutions, opposes defunding

Q: Restrict police use of force and increase public oversight?

Kelly Loeffler: No. Co-sponsored resolutions supporting "Back the Blue" and opposing calls to defund. Critics failing "to support law enforcement at a time when they need it most."

Raphael Warnock: Yes. Wants increased accountability and bias training and a uniform standard for the use of force. Does not support defunding.

Source: CampusElect on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race Nov 3, 2020

On Drugs: Marijuana: concerned about negative effects of legalization

Q: Marijuana--Legal or ban?

Kelly Loeffler: Ban. Is "concerned about the negative effects that legalizing marijuana would have."

Raphael Warnock: Legal. Wants to decriminalize marijuana.

Source: CampusElect on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race Nov 3, 2020

On Education: Funding for low-income students for public, private schools

Q: Public funding for private or for-profit schools?

Kelly Loeffler: Yes. Let states send federal funds for low-income students to both public and private schools.

Raphael Warnock: No position found.

Source: CampusElect on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race Nov 3, 2020

On Government Reform: Raise penalties for voter fraud, ballot harvesting

Q: Support stricter ID requirements and other rules on voting?

Kelly Loeffler: Unclear. Introduced bill to raise penalties for voter fraud and illegal ballot harvesting.

Raphael Warnock: No. Supports restoring oversight provisions of Voting Rights Act, which made voting restrictions harder to enact.

Source: CampusElect on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race Nov 3, 2020

On Gun Control: Sponsored bill barring national firearm database

Q: Enact more restrictive legislation on guns?

Kelly Loeffler: No. "Strong Second Amendment supporter." Sponsored bill barring national firearm database.

Raphael Warnock: Yes. "The answer to America's gun violence isn't to encourage masses of people to carry guns."

Source: CampusElect on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race Nov 3, 2020

On Health Care: End ACA: Medicare for All is an attack on liberty

Q: Support Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as ObamaCare?

Kelly Loeffler: No. Supports lawsuit to end. Calls Medicare for All insidious attack on liberty.

Raphael Warnock: Yes. Would "protect, improve, and build upon the Affordable Care Act."

Source: CampusElect on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race Nov 3, 2020

On Health Care: COVID: Trump took threat seriously from the beginning

Q: Your opinion on the federal response to COVID?

Kelly Loeffler: "Trump and his administration have taken the threat of COVID-19 seriously from the beginning."

Raphael Warnock: Both Georgia and Trump have stumbled on pandemic response. "We need leadership that believes in science and will act with integrity."

Source: CampusElect on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race Nov 3, 2020

On Immigration: Co-sponsored Asylum Abuse Reduction Act

Q: Expand border walls? Reduce immigration?

Kelly Loeffler: Yes. Co-sponsored Asylum Abuse Reduction Act. Undocumented should not get free health care.

Raphael Warnock: No. Immigration is "desperately broken." Cites Jesus as an "undocumented immigrant."

Source: CampusElect on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race Nov 3, 2020

On Jobs: Co-sponsored National Right-to-Work Act

Q: Support "right to work" laws, barring unions from mandating dues?

Kelly Loeffler: Yes. Co-sponsored National Right-to-Work Act, establishing right to work on a national basis.

Raphael Warnock: No. Supports "pay equity" with "honest wages, protected retirement, and fair overtime compensation." Endorsed by Georgia AFL-CIO.

Source: CampusElect on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race Nov 3, 2020

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Foreign Policy
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