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?
I believe that life begins at conception and should be treated with dignity and protection.
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?
We need to return to what funding is required by the government by the US Constitution and Colorado Constitution. By doing that, we can eliminate unnecessary and frivolous spending and programs.
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?
I believe the separation between political and religious institutions exists to protect religious freedom. It doesn’t mean religion is to be kept out of public life. By keeping it separate, it can be protected.
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 do not support universal healthcare. Rather, I would support creating an environment whereby providers and insurers can have more opportunity for growth and innovation. Patients should have greater choices. The offer of telemedicine is an innovative way to bring healthcare to rural communities.
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?
I believe in supporting legal immigration unless an individual has been identified as a threat 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 believe in one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth. I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ. I believe in patriotism, service, generosity, compassion, personal responsibility, a free market, freedom, reward for hard work, giving of one’s talents for the greater good.
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.
My 2019 public testimony or before the Colorado Legislature: Against HB 19-1177 Red Flag Bill Against HB 19-1032 Comprehensive Sex Ed Against Public Option Healthcare Insurance Against HB 19-1037 Transition Assistance (I support the coal industry) Support of Colorado Oil and Gas Industry before CO Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Support of Colorado Oil and Gas Industry before Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Signed the petition for Initiative 120 to end late abortions in Colorado
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
My higher education focus was History, Government and Political Science. Ran for State Representative, as the Republican candidate, in blue districts, to be a voice for our principles and values. Work experience (including Top Secret clearance) in our defense industry. Represented our nation as a diplomat/military wife. Appointment to Judicial Performance Review Commission.
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?
My family is dedicated to service. My husband and father rest in Arlington National Cemetery, my mother was honored nationally for her work with Wounded Warriors at Walter Reed Medical Center and my son is an Air Force Academy graduate and Air Force veteran. Having been a suicide hotline counselor volunteer, I have a special interest in that area of our communities’ well-being. I ran for the state legislature before to be a voice for our principles and values. It will be honor to serve.
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?
A law-abiding citizen of the United States has the right to bear arms.
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?
Fossil Fuel Industry - Protection and Support Gun Rights Protection Economic Growth through lower taxes and fewer regulations
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
I do not see racism as a threat to our domestic security. I do see that unemployment, economic hardship, dependency on foreign oil, decreased manufacturing, increased regulations and taxation can affect our domestic security.
iVoterGuide Note: Candidate modified her response to this question. Here is her complete response: Racism is reprehensible. I do not see racism as a threat to our overall U.S. domestic security. I do see unemployment, economic hardship, dependency on foreign oil, decreased domestic manufacturing, increased national and state debt, burdensome regulations and taxation, etc., as a threat to our U.S. domestic security.