Candidate Profile
Belden "Noonie Man" Batiste

Independent , Louisiana


Belden "Noonie Man" Batiste
U.S. Rep., Dist. 2

Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal Information icon


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.

Strongly Disagree   

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.

Strongly Disagree   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

If it is a life or death situation


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

Strongly Agree   

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

Strongly Disagree   

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

I will fight for Laws that will protect Social Security forever

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

I will stop giving Banks and big Corporations lots of money they are all ready rich

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

They should be no student loans if they want to go to college it should be free

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.

Strongly Agree   

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

Strongly Agree   

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?

It’s mean that church should be not taking Politicians money and should be doing what is best for the People


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

Strongly Agree   

I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance.

(Did not answer)

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

I will fight to get Medicare for all

National Security

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?

The United States show stand strong on radical Islamic terrorism We should punish them


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.

Strongly Agree   

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.

Strongly Disagree   

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

Strongly Agree   

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

People who meet all the requirements and want a better life but we will not accept people who want to harm United States They are Laws but we need to make better Laws


Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Agree   


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.

Strongly Disagree   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in the lord Jesus savior your Christ My beliefs and values are to live by the lord Jesus words


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?

Very Conservative   

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

I will do what right for the Citizen

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 have been boots on the ground for twenty years or more doing Community Service and advocacy work I am a Community Champion, A Voice for the People I want to for the Citizens and Youth I want to create more living wages Jobs, improve our Schools, and make public safety - especially getting guns off the street, a priority With over twenty years or more of community service, I know what it takes to find solutions, navigate the complicated governmental agencies, and get it done I have passion, experience and Leadership I am bringing the Voice of the people to Washington, D.C. I have a proven track record of community safety I will not accept money from organizations that harm our environment I have integrity!!! My Champaign is funded by people like you, not big corporations and lobbyists that required control over your Candidate The Criminal Justice system continues to operate off the necks of minorities I am a justice reform advocate

Criminal Justice

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

Strongly Agree   

2nd Amendment

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

We must stop Convicted felons from buying guns on the Internet We must make stronger guns Laws to protect the Citizens We must make a Law Where Politicians can’t take money from gun dealers

Other Important Issues

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.

Strongly Agree   

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

Strongly Agree   

The Electoral College should be abolished.

Strongly Disagree   

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

Education, Environment justice, and Jobs and raising the minimum wages to 15 hours or more

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

Racism is a threat to domestic security innocent black man are being killed for no reason all across the United States by Police office because the color of the


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Work & Military
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  • Tambourine and Fan, Director
  • Books and Ball Programs, Founder
  • 2016 member of NOPD Engagement, Member
  • Justice and Beyond, Member
  • People Assembly NOLA take down, Member
  • St Mark music Teacher, Founder
  • Founder of drums not guns, Founder
  • Christmas under the bridge, Founder
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