Candidate Profile
Gary Allen Oxley

Republican , California

Biography

Name
Gary Allen Oxley
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 1
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

93%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Questionnaire

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

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States.

Strongly Agree

The U.S. military should wait for militant Islamic groups to directly threaten our national security on our shores, rather than eradicate them now wherever they may be worldwide.

Strongly Agree

The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

Strongly Agree

I support legislation such as the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) that would prohibit discrimination against individuals, organizations and small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Strongly Agree

The federal government should establish Common Core as a nationwide academic standard for high school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

I oppose the resettlement of Syrian refugees into the U.S. without proper vetting.

Strongly Agree

Current regulations on domestic oil exploration and drilling are more restrictive than are necessary.

Strongly Disagree

It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self-interest into the most productive economic system there is.

Strongly Agree

Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions until they are economically feasible.

Strongly Disagree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

Strongly Agree

Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with public funds.

Strongly Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.

Strongly Agree

Planned Parenthood should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.

Strongly Agree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Strongly Disagree

Islamic law (Sharia) does not pose a threat to the United States and its Constitution.

Strongly Disagree

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,Constitution,Congress,Supreme Court,voters.

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Before we discuss the legality or the moral issue of an abortion there needs to be a discussion about responsibility. There also needs to be an understanding that sex, as enjoyable as it is, is a secondary purpose of having sex. Especially, during child rearing ages. If you engage in sexual activity then understand that the couple is attempting to have a baby even if they are just having sex for enjoyment. Attempting to avoid the responsibilities of pregnancy by having an abortion is not acting responsible. Simply because the contraceptives did not work does not relieve the couple from the responsibility of the baby they just conceived. If more individuals were held responsible for their actions maybe the abortion issue would not exist. I do not support abortions.

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

The unquenchable thirst of ambitious, greedy men and women who seek the power to control the people resulting in a loss of their God given liberties.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian first and foremost. I live by the same principles of Christianity that guided our founding fathers. Christianity was the predominate religion throughout the colonies. The purposes and principles of the Christian religion help create a civil society allowing men and women the right of self governance. I respect the different beliefs taught in the various sects of Christianity. Non Christian religions are protected by the first amendment as well.

Considering all issues (social, economic, national security, etc.), which of these best describes you?

Conservative

Please defend your answer to the previous question by referencing your publicly available track record.

I am a law abiding citizen who is prepared to preserve, protect and defend our Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic. I welcome all who want to come to this country and become a U.S. Citizen. A citizen who will practice good citizenship and obey our laws and help preserve, protect and defend our Constitution. It's about being an American, not a Republican or Democrat.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you.

oxleyforuscongress@yahoo.com - 530-262-3098

Additional comment from candidate:

I love this country. My relative Samuel Burbank fought at Bunker Hill during the American Revolutionary War. He fought to create our country. I am prepared to fight to restore and maintain what he fought to create.


Background

Education
  • California State University, Chico, Chico, BSN, 1994
Work & Military
  • U.S. Army Reserves, Specialist - Medic, 8
Affiliations
  • Manzanita Elementary School, Classroom volunteer
  • Bishop Quinn High School, Volunteer track coach
  • The YMCA, Contributor
  • The Good News Rescue Mission, Contributor
  • Salvation Army, Contributor
Offices
  • U.S. Congress, Sought 2012
 

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