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 in sanctity of life
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?
I will guarantee Social Security benefits for generations by working with Congress to form a bill that no branch government can borrow or take money from the Social Security funds.
What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?
I will balance the budget by taking away welfare and government assistance from illegal immigrants. I will vote no for funding sanctioned cities and no for paying for illegals attorney fees.
Under what circumstances should taxpayers help pay off existing student loans?
If a student has an incurable disease or severe life-threatening death, then their existing student's loans will be canceled.
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 separation of church and state means the Congress can not make laws fringing a pond on religious establishment; the government must allow a citizen the freedom to practice the religion of their choice.
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?
I will work hard for Congress to conform a bill to protect the health insurance coverage on the American people to keep their insurance on their jobs. I will cancel out Obama Care. I will keep Medicare for the elderly and Medicaid for people who have fallen on hard times. I will also propose a bill for Doctors, Pharmaceutical Companies, and Insurance Companies to post their price on their websites, that the American people can shop around for best price.
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?
Deport all radical Islamic terrorists
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?
The immigrants that arrive in our country illegally must love, respect, and work in our country and paid their share of taxes.
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 born again Christian with conservative values. I believe in the sanity of life, l believe in living a Holy and Righteous life that is pleasing my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I believe in walking in love and caring for others and helping others. I'm a woman of integrity; I am a hard worker, that knows how to get the job done.
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.
Yes, I will.
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 mother, singer, writer, producer, businessman, and entrepreneur. I was born in Miami, Florida; I am the eighth child of Bishop Norman and Geraldine Reaves. I attended college Miami, Dade College, where I study Business and Administration. I am a mother of four beautiful, athletic, and smart children, Kasola, Walter, Phebe, and former NBA basketball star/2005 Slam Dunk Champion Josh Smith. I am very excited about the next chapter of my life, to unseat Democrat Lucy McBath. I ask when my constituents go the polls on May 19, 2020, to vote for Paulette Smith for your next Congress!!! Together, we help move our President Trump's agenda forward to keep our Great country!!! Please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or my website: paulettesmithforcongress.com
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?
People with mental illness and criminal history should not have gun ownership.
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?
1. Protect our Constitutional values, especially our freedom of speech and our rights to bear arms. 2. Stop the Socialist and Communist ideology. 3. Reform illegal immigrants and Build the Wall.
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
Yes, I believe that racism is a threat to domestic security. There are people we have allowed into our country, that doesn't mean our country or our American citizens any good.