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Kentucky Attorney General Race

The information below was compiled by voting records and a candidate questionnaire distributed by the Commonwealth Policy Center,
a nonprofit, nonpartisan Kentucky organization.

Greg Stumbo
(D-Prestonsburg)

Daniel Cameron
(R-Louisville)

A VOTE FOR DANIEL CAMERON IS A CONSISTENT VOTE FOR FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY, PRO-LIFE AND PRO-FAMILY VALUES.

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(1) Even though Stumbo voted yes to the informed consent bill (SB 4) (1/28/16) as Speaker of the House, he originally failed to vote on a procedural motion that would have revived the ultrasound bill. Source: www.lrc.ky.gov/record/16RS/AB4.htm. While Stumbo was Speaker (the most powerful member of the Kentucky House), all but one pro-life bill died. For this reason and for past votes he cannot be relied upon to protect innocent human life.

(2) Sponsored HB 416 (2/27/13) (House Committee Substitute) which expanded gambling in Kentucky by creating two new lottery games. It also expanded digital video slot machines at horse tracks under the auspices of shoring up the state pension fund. The bill passed but was rejected as unconstitutional by the Senate (2/27/13). Source: www.lrc.ky.gov/record/13rs/hb416.htm

(3) Co-Sponsored HB 279 (2013) to specify government shall not burden a person’s or religious organization’s freedom of religion Source: www.lrc.ky.gov/record/13rs/HB279.htm Voted to override Governor Beshear’s veto of HB 279 (3/26/13) that protects religious freedoms. Source: www.lrc.ky.gov/record/13rs/HB279/vote_history.pdf

(4) Failed to vote to defund Planned Parenthood by bringing SB 7 to a vote on the House floor (2/9/16). Source: www.lrc.ky.gov/record/16rs/House_votes/24_misc_vote.pdf

(5) Co-Sponsored HB 396 (2013) which directed the Transportation cabinet to issue driving  permits to nonresidents who are at least 18 years of age and resided in the Commonwealth for at least three years and who cannot prove citizenship or meet the requirements. Source: www.lrc.ky.gov/record/13rs/HB396.htm

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More here:
https://commonwealthpolicycenter.org/are-kentucky-tax-dollars-used-to-support-abortion/

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More here:
https://commonwealthpolicycenter.org/ky-launches-suicide-prevention-emergency-number/

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More here: https://commonwealthpolicycenter.org/mi-med-students-walk-out-on-pro-life-speaker/

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