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?
We must have a serious national debate on abortion, apart from the courts. I believe the current initiatives regarding heartbeat legislation is a solution most Americans can get behind. Part of this debate will include any exceptions that would be acceptable. I strongly believe that as a nation we must take on the mistake made in 1973.
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?
First guarantee that current and soon to be beneficiaries the benefits they paid into over the course of their life. Next, stop the drafting of SS funds from the program that go to other than retirement benefits. Finally enable and incentivize future retirees to choose retirement options that are not government run.
What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?
This is an across the board issue; it has become a cliché to say eliminate waste fraud and abuse, but it is a real problem. The penny plan is a workable solution with close watch to ensure career bureaucrats don't cut essential services then falsely claim it's the only way to reduce costs.
Under what circumstances should taxpayers help pay off existing student loans?
None at all, what poor decision will the taxpayers be asked to subsidize next?
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?
Government does not establish one faith above another nor restrict the free exercise of a person's faith. Treating others as you wish to be treated is recognized in all major religions and is an acceptable standard in civil society.
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?
Remove as many barriers to free market forces that government has imposed on the healthcare industry. Promote lasting tax and regulatory policy that enables business and a competitive labor market to thrive therefore improving wage and benefit conditions across the board.
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?
Protect ourselves first preemptively whenever possible. Identify and isolate any threat before it comes to out doorstep. Neutralize the threat and come home, do not engage in endless efforts with no clear definition of mission accomplished.
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?
Those persons who wish to become Americans, can support themselves and contribute to our nation.
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'm a Christian who holds fast to treating others as I wish to be treated. For me, turning the other cheek stops when another's beliefs are imposed on me and mine unwelcomed.
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.
See my website.
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?
Visit my website, I strive to express who I am and how I will represent my constituents when elected.
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?
None - current Constitutional due process already provides for restricting one's rights following application of legitimate law.
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?
Personhood Civil Liberties Protection Merit Based Immigration
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
No, I grew up in the 60's when it was a real issue. The race baiters who hold on to that legacy are doing so for their own enrichment. Each passing generation exhibits less and less bigotry, were it not for the race baiters our society would be much further along than it is.