Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.
Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive taxpayer funds or grants from federal, state, or local governments.
I support the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which requires health care providers to provide life-saving treatment for infants who survive an attempted abortion.
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
Only when medically necessary to save the life of the mother.
It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has a livable income.
Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.
How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?
Social Security funds should not be made part of the general fund. Also the option of privatizing SSI allowing individuals to make their own investment choices similar to current 401K and similar retirement investment options.
What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?
Elimination of programs providing duplicate services.
Under what circumstances should taxpayers help pay off existing student loans?
Under circumstances of disability, preventing an individual from earning opportunities.
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.
Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.
I promise to protect the freedom of Christians to share the Gospel and to practice Biblical principles.
What does "separation of church and state" mean to you?
The government shall not control religious freedoms. The church shall not force a single state religion on the people through government enforcement.
It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has health insurance.
I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
Through public, private and needs based government insurance. Open markets that are currently regionally restricted to full and open competition is the greatest method to reducing costs for the consumer.
The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.
What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?
Radical Islamic terrorism needs to be stopped at its source.
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.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be abolished.
State and federal funds should be denied to any public or private entity, including but not limited to sanctuary cities, that are not in compliance with immigration laws.
Employers should be required to use E-verify to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.
Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?
Individuals who have skills sets in high demand with low domestic availability. Individuals and their families being persecuted for religious beliefs. Political asylum seekers.
Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.
Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which is necessary for our system of limited government.
I support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as protected classes in non-discrimination laws.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a Christian and accepted Jesus as my Savior as a child. I am a Southern Baptist and active in my church mission.
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?
Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.
Have you ever been convicted of a felony or been penalized for sexual misconduct? If so, please explain.
Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I am a Christian. I am a conservative constitutionalist. I believe our Constitution, Bill of Rights, and approved Amendments have created the greatest form of Government put forth in all of History. Only by allowing it to become compromised, will we lose it. I am a citizen of the United States and The Great State of Texas. I believe our Founding Fathers did not intend for professional politicians to make careers of representing the People or the States. I do not intend to become a career politician. I intend to be a citizen representative, serve my appropriate time and then return to my private life in due time.
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?
Convicted felon or individual convicted of domestic violence, on probation, pending reinstatement approval of a federal or state judge. Otherwise, the full rights afforded under the Second Amendmendment shall be afforded.
I support BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanction) against Israel if they refuse to allow the creation of a Palestinian state.
I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.
Reparations should be given to people on the basis of race.
The Electoral College should be abolished.
In priority order, what three areas of legislation do you propose to author or sponsor if elected?
Term limits, Senate two six-year, House six-two year terms. Balanced Budget. Health care based on open competitive markets.
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
The United States is the shining beacon in racial equality to the world.The racism remaining in this country is contained within the hearts of individuals, not society. When we all recognize we are all created by God, in His image, for His glory, only then will racism be eliminated.