Lee Cotter: Making it easy for felons and domestic abusers to get guns

It’s clear we can’t trust Lee Cotter to make the right decisions where public safety is concerned. Cotter opposes criminal background checks for all gun sales — making it easy for felons, domestic abusers and the dangerously mentally ill to purchase guns anonymously and with no questions asked.

Lee Cotter: New Mexico’s worst rating on the environment

Our clean air and clean water would be in jeopardy with Lee Cotter as our State Senator. Cotter is so opposed to measures that protect our water and air that he has earned the worst possible rating of all state senators from the state’s leading non-partisan pro-conservation group, Conservation Voters New Mexico.

Lee Cotter: Letting predatory payday lenders prey on local families

Although predatory payday lenders charge interest rates as high as 800% (yes, 800%), Cotter voted against capping these rates — locking local families into a cycle of debt.

With a record like this, it’s clear that Lee Cotter is a risk we can’t afford to take.

Fact Check:

On his web site, Lee Cotter criticizes passage of common-sense public safety legislation to keep guns out of the hands of felons, domestic abusers, and the dangerously mentally ill. Conservation Voters New Mexico highlights Lee Cotter’s consistent record of voting against protecting our clean air and drinking water on their web site. Lee Cotter voted against capping predatory loan interest rates in Senate Bill 473.