Candidate Profile
George K. Phillips

Republican , New York

Biography

Name
George K. Phillips
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 22
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF), 2008:  A

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Endorsements

Others

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Art Laffer, Joint Landowners Coalition of New York

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
2
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations (2013), Mitt Romney (2013)
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
29
Americans for Tax Reform (2010), America's Foundation PAC (2010), Campaign for Working Families (2010), CatholicVote.org (2010), Citizens United (2010), Conservative Party of New York State (2010) and 23 more

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Other Information

Signed Americans for Tax Reform Taxpayers Protection Pledge. http://www.atr.org/pledge-database

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Right to Life

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

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iVoterGuide Note:  From 2020 FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire: "Do you consider yourself to be pro-life?" George K. Phillips: "I came into politics during the partial-birthe abortion debate to work for Rep. Chris Smith. I am 100% pro-life."

Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive taxpayer funds or grants from federal, state, or local governments.

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iVoterGuide Note:  From 2020 FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire: 1. "Do you believe organizations like Planned Parenthood that provide abortion should receive federal government funding" George K. Phillips: "Absolutely not. It is sad that we were so close to defunding Planned Parenthood and came up short on the Obamacare Repeal." 2. "Do you feel that it is appropriate to use taxpayer funds to subsidize or pay for elective abortions or for health coverage that includes elective abortion?" George K. Phillips: "Absolutely not. I was in the Smith office for many pro-life battles."

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.

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iVoterGuide Note:  From 2020 FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire: "What specific legislative steps, if any, would you support on the issue of life?" George K. Phillips: "I would support and co-sponsor all pro-life legislation. The Born Alive Act is especially important. I am in a race against Rep. Anthony Brindisi who co-sponsored legislation in the NYS Assembly that legalized infanticide. I want to continue to focus on efforts to highlight and support women who are suffering from having had abortions."

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

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iVoterGuide Note:  From 2020 FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire: "In what, if any, situations do you believe abortion should be legal?" George K. Phillips: "No situations."


Economy

It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has a livable income.

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Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

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How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

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What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?

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Under what circumstances should taxpayers help pay off existing student loans?

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Religious Liberty

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.

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iVoterGuide Note:  From FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire: 1. "Do you support legislation, such as the federal First Amendment Defense Act, which would prohibit the government from discriminating against individuals or organizations because they believe that marriage is the union of one man and one woman?" George K. Phillips: "Yes - absolutely" 2. "What is your position on the definition of marriage?" George K. Phillips: "It is between one man and one woman."

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

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iVoterGuide Note:  From 2020 FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire: "How do you feel religious liberty should be protected in the U.S. Military?" George K. Phillips: "I would support the right of U.S. Military commanders and personnel to invoke the name of God in prayer."

I promise to protect the freedom of Christians to share the Gospel and to practice Biblical principles.

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iVoterGuide Note:  From 2020 FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire: "What specific federal legislative steps, if any, would you support to protect religious liberty?" George K. Phillips: "I would support efforts to ensure that taxpayers, businesses, organizations and individuals are not forced to pay for abortion or birth control or take part in same sex adoptions."

What does "separation of church and state" mean to you?

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Healthcare

It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has health insurance.

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iVoterGuide Note:  From 2020 FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire: "Do you support the full repeal of Obamacare?" George K. Phillips: "Yes - absolutely."

I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance.

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How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?

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iVoterGuide Note:  From 2020 FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire: "Do you support the full repeal of Obamacare? If so, what health care policies do you support as a replacement?" George K. Phillips: "Yes - absolutely. A dynamic market of choice with choice across state lines. Health Savings Accounts and promotion of plans I am on - MediShare - a Christian program where we share bills with others in partnership."


National Security

The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

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What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

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Immigration

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.

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be abolished.

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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.

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Employers should be required to use E-verify to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.

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Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?

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Education

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

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Values

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which is necessary for our system of limited government.

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I support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as protected classes in non-discrimination laws.

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iVoterGuide Note:  From 2020 FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire: "Do you support the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act, the federal Equality Act or other legislation that creates special privileged classes based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity?" George K. Phillips: "No"

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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Qualifications

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?

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Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.

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Have you ever been convicted of a felony or been penalized for sexual misconduct? If so, please explain.

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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

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Criminal Justice

Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.

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2nd Amendment

What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?

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Other Important Issues

I support BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanction) against Israel if they refuse to allow the creation of a Palestinian state.

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I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

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iVoterGuide Note:  From 2020 FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire: "Do you believe that the federal ban on the use of drugs like marijuana for medical or recreational purposes should be overturned?" George K. Phillips: "No. Marijuana ruins brain development and lives. It is a starter drug leading to the death of 70,000 Americans."

Reparations should be given to people on the basis of race.

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The Electoral College should be abolished.

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In priority order, what three areas of legislation do you propose to author or sponsor if elected?

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Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?

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