Candidate Profile
Karilyn Brown

Republican , Arkansas


Karilyn Brown
State Rep., Dist. 41

Panel Rating

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National Rifle Association

Reported by Candidate

Senator Jane English Congressman Tim Griffin

Selected Contributions


Donald Trump, Republican Women's Organizations, Scott Walker, State Republican Party Organizations
Ken Bragg, Republican Women's Organizations, Tim Griffin







Other Information

2014 NRA Grade: AQ Arkansas Family Council survey -


Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

1. Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self interest into the fairest and most productive economic system there is, and are the key to national prosperity.

Strongly Agree

2. Election of judges by the people for a definite term of office is the best way to select judges.

Strongly Agree

3. More restrictive gun control laws are needed now to protect public safety.

Strongly Disagree

4. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

Strongly Disagree

5. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry of persons into the country.

Strongly Agree

6. People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

7. Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Strongly Agree

8. Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. No government has the authority to alter this definition.

Strongly Agree

9. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

Strongly Agree

10. There should be a strict constitutional spending limit for state and local governments that would tie the rate of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.

Strongly Agree

11. Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Strongly Agree

12. Free market competition for education dollars, rather than a government monopoly, would create a better education for all students.

Strongly Agree

13. Where minor children are involved, divorce laws should be reformed to include mutual consent of both parents and an increased waiting period, unless there is fault or abuse.

Strongly Agree

14. The Ten Commandments should not be displayed in public school buildings.

Strongly Disagree

15. Religious freedom is our most foundational freedom and deserves added protection in our state and federal constitutions.

Strongly Agree

16. What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers within the Constitution?

The inclination to abuse power for selfish interests.

17. The founders established pure democracy in the Constitution because they believed that it is the best form of government to ensure the safety and equitable treatment of all citizens.

Strongly Disagree

18. Based on the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, please arrange the following entities, starting with the highest source of authority, and continue the list in descending order of authority, skipping any that do not apply: Academia, Congress, Constitution, God, Industry, Media, Professional Sports, Supreme Court, Voters.

God, Voters, Constitution, Congress, Supreme Court

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe that God is the creator of the universe and all things and that humans are His most loved and favored creation. He loved us so much that He gave his only begotten to son to die for us to save us from our sins. I strive to lead a God-pleasing life in all that I do. I accept the Bible as His true and inspired word.


  • University of Arkansas, Little Rock, MA, 2007
  • University of Arkansas, Little Rock, BA, 2000
  • Jacksonville High School, Jacksonville, 1965
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • Ark. State Veterans Cemetery Beautification Fndtn, President
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Member, Congregational Advocate
  • Heritage Foundation, Contributor: Maybe in husband Lawrence's name only
  • Family Council (Arkansas), Nat'l Right to Life etc, Contributor
  • Lutheran World Relief, Lutheran Hour Ministries,, Contributor
  • Concordia Lutheran Seminary, St. Louis, Contributor
  • Trinity Hope, Contributor
  • Salvation Army, Contributor
  • Justice of the Peace, Held 1.3

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