Senator Rick Brattin

Rick Brattin Extremism Spotlight

  • Republican colleagues stripped “hard-right” “swamp creature” Brattin of his committee assignments for using the Senate for “personal interest” without “integrity.”
  • Brattin proposed requiring women seeking abortions to obtain written consent from the father, except in cases of “legitimate rape;” later proposed banning abortion even in cases of rape and incest.
  • Brattin claimed on the House floor that “there is a distinction between homosexuality” and “being a human being.”
  • The Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights identified Brattin among ten state legislators nationwide embodying “far-right efforts to advance from the margins to the mainstream.”