Support Cheri Beasley for Congress

Steve Irwin

CANDIDATE for U.S. SENATE CHERI BEASLEY

D-NORTH CAROLINA

 

RACE: Beasley is running for the open seat of retiring Sen. Richard Burr in what will be a contentious and crowded race.

VOTING RECORD: Not available

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democrat

EDUCATION: Duke University School of Law, LLM - Judicial Studies; University of Tennessee College of Law, JD; Oxford University; Rutgers University, BA

OCCUPATION: Judge

FAMILY: Married, 2 children

RELIGION: Baptist

 

      CAREER:

  • Chief Justice, North Carolina Supreme Court, 2019-2021
  • Associate Justice, North Carolina Supreme Court, 2012-2019
  • District Court Judge, NC 12th Judicial District, 1999-2008
  • Assistant Public Defender, NC 12th Judicial District, 1994-1999

 

ISRAEL


  • Believes that supporting and protecting Israel is crucial for the U.S. and the world
  • Supports the U.S.-Israel Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) providing annual U.S. funding for Israel's defense
  • Supports a two-state solution with the U.S. facilitating a future agreement
  • Supports the JCPOA (Iran Nuclear Deal)
  • Opposes BDS movement

 

CHOICE


  • Supports reproductive rights
  • Committed to defending the protections offered by Roe v Wade by passing legislation to codify them in federal law
  • Supports repealing the Hyde Amendment
  • Endorsed by Planned Parenthood

 

In Her Own Words


"When I am in the Senate, I will continue to be a tireless advocate for the protection and recognition of Israel and the relationship between our countries." 1 

"It's our responsibility to ensure every woman has the necessary healthcare and childcare so the decision to carry to term is truly her choice."

SOURCES: 1) 2022 Position Paper  2) Twitter

Interesting Facts


Attended University of Oxford

Served as a public defender in North Carolina

Lectures at North Carolina Central University School of Law and at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law

First African American woman to serve as Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court