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Ingram Philips

Republican , Arkansas


Ingram Philips
State Rep., Dist. 68

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2014 NRA Grade: B- 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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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.


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.


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.


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


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


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

Wisdom of the ages and experience under the monarchy, a powerful sense of man's desire for freedom of individuals and the states and assurance that God would bless our land so long as we would remain faithful to Him.

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.

Subscribe to the doctrines of the Reformed faith as practiced in the Presbyterian Church in America and explained in the Westminster Confession of Faith. I follow the Christian Way, having been saved from my sin nature and sin-filled life by faith in Jesus Christ, the Son of God, who died for me, was resurrected and has cleansed me from all unrighteousness, making me holy and acceptable to God the Father, living my life through the power of the Holy Spirit of God. Having stated that, the Lord blessed me by my birth in the United States of America and 30 years as an Army chaplain, serving all faiths and even those of no faith, preaching and teaching the Good News of salvation and love for others.


  • Drew University, Madison NJ, DMinistry, 1981
  • Reformed Seminary, Jackson MS, MDivinity, 1975
  • University of Florida, Gainesville FL, BJournalsim, 1961
Work & Military
  • United States Army, Chaplain (Colonel), 30
  • Volunteer America-1776, 501(c)(3), President
  • Republican Party of Arkansas, State Committeeman
  • Presbyterian Church in America, Ordained clergy
  • Lions Clubs International
  • National Rifle Association
  • Sons of the American Revolution
  • Constable, Held 6

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