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.
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
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.
What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?
As it pertains to state government, I would reduce welfare spending and the Texas Enterprise Fund. I would continue to look for additional opportunities to reduce or eliminate unnecessary spending or waste of all taxpayer dollars.
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.
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 should not have or be sponsor of a recognized national religion/church.
It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has health insurance.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
I would vote on all related issues (within my purview) to remove all government regulations that impede/restrict free market competition.
The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.
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.
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.
Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?
Law abiding individuals who meet specific requirements related to their ability to be self sustaining and self supporting and not become a dependent of current tax paying US citizens. Diversity/country of origin should not be considered as criteria for admission to the USA.
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.
Promotion of the LGBT agenda in public schools, including teaching of “sexual orientation” and “gender identity”, is completely inappropriate and should be opposed at the state and local level.
I support allowing public high school students to participate in athletic competition based on the gender with which they identify instead of biological sex.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a Bible-believing, born-again Christian who believes in the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior.
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.
Support of lowering property tax rates, a non-binding resolution against Planned Parenthood and backing/support of first responders while serving on Bedford City Council, 2006-09.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I am a principled citizen with strong conservative values which I applied in practice while serving on Bedford City Council and throughout my business career in the private sector.
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 committed to limited government and conservative values that will make Texas more free and prosperous than it has ever been before.
I support the use of Sharia law as a basis for legislation and judicial decisions in the United States.
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?
What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?
Restrictions on the 2nd Amendment make people less safe, not more safe. No additional restrictions are needed. We should pass Constitutional Carry now.
People should be able to vote without photo identification.
I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.
The Electoral College should be abolished.
In priority order, what three areas of legislation do you propose to author or sponsor if elected?
1. Constitutional Carry 2. Eliminate Legislator Pensions 3. Reduce/Transition from Property Tax to Consumption type tax base
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
No. Racism is dying on it's own and is only kept alive by those in government/politics who use the race topic to fabricate/promote hate for self promotion and/or gain.