Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.
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.
Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.
Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with taxpayer or public funds.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has a livable income.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.
Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.
More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.
Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.
Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.
Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.
People should be able to vote without photo identification.
Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.
Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.
The state constitution should limit the growth of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.
Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.
People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."
I support sanctuary cities.
I support the death penalty.
Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.
The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.
Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
I voted in these primaries and general elections:
2010 General Election, 2012 General Election, 2014 General Election, 2016 General Election
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
Depends to which of America's Founding Fathers one wishes to discuss. In my opinion, their common goal was to create a nation to which its laws leverage the best aspects of human nature while depressing its worse characteristics.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
When elected Secretary of State, I will endeavor to value and defend the Indiana and United States Constitutions.
When you consider your views on a wide range of issues from economic and social matters to foreign policy and immigration, which of the following best describes you overall?
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What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
I would deploy a system using the best aspects of limited government, free markets and capitalism as defined by economist Frederic Hayek.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
To achieve the best results the role of government in the economy is kept limited.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
Small business and entrepreneur attorney for 32 years. Chairman of the Indiana Public Defender Commission for 11 years. Bachelor's and law degree.
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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I am running for Secretary of State to bring our shared Hoosier values back into government. All my life, I have served the people of Indiana by finding simple solutions to our everyday problems. Today, our government does not serve us. Government serves itself. As Secretary of State, I will lead with a principled, collaborative approach, and advocate for government that serves all Hoosiers.