1. Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self interest into the fairest and most productive economic system there is, and is the key to national prosperity.
2. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry of persons into the country.
3. Because evolution is widely accepted, students should not be taught about intelligent design.
4. Free market competition for education dollars, rather than a government monopoly, would create a better education for all students.
5. It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.
6. States should require voters to show photo identification and prove citizenship in order to register to vote or to cast a vote.
7. Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.
8. Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. No government has the authority to alter this definition.
9. Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.
10. Pure democracy is the best form of government to ensure the safety and equitable treatment of all citizens.
11. Who has the primary responsibility to be sure children are properly educated?
12. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?
Rape, incest, or when the life of the mother is at risk by continuing the pregnancy
13. What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers within the Constitution?
Public power concentrated in the hands of a few is a clear and present danger in a Constitutional Republic. In America, the citizens have a right to self-determination, selecting their representatives, and deciding how their government functions. That's why I work so hard on constituent services, public outreach, and representing my neighbors.
14. Based on the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, please arrange the following entities, starting with the highest source of authority, and continue the list in descending order of authority, skipping any that do not apply: Academia, Congress, Constitution, God, Industry, Media, Professional Sports, Supreme Court, Voters.
God, Constitution, Voters, Congress, Supreme Court
15. Please list the six (6) most important endorsements you have received from groups or individuals.
While I value the endorsements I've received from business (Virginia Chamber of Commerce and NFIB), financial institutions, veterans groups, realtors, and farmers, my most valued endorsements are the ones I receive from the families and neighbors I represent in Richmond.
16. Please list your educational, military and vocational history, and any church and civic leadership positions held, and political positions held or sought.
-Retired in 2009 after 30-year Air Force career -Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and other awards -National Commander, USAF Auxiliary (Civil Air Patrol) -American Legion Post 364 (Life Member) -Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1503 (Life Member) -Air Force Association (AFA) (Life Member) -Military Officers Association of America (Life Member) -Prince William Committee of 100 -Prince William Chamber of Commerce -Lake Ridge-Occoquan-Coles Civic Association (LOCCA) -Occoquan River Communities (ORC) -Occoquan District Committee, Boy Scouts of America -Prince William Sesquicentennial Steering Committee - Member and usher, Lake Ridge Baptist Church
17. What charitable, educational, religious, or political organizations have you been affiliated with as a member, contributor, or volunteer?
-Deputy House Whip -Chair, General Assembly Military and Veteran Caucus -Chair, Virginia Commission on Civics Education -Chair, 2010 Prince William Red Cross Fundraising Campaign -Member, Virginia Commission on Military Installations and Defense Activities -Member, Virginia Board of Veterans Services -Member, Virginia War Memorial Board of Trustees -Member, House Business Development Caucus -Member, Executive Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures -Member, Potomac Rappahannock Transportation Commission -Member, Virginia-North Carolina High-Speed Rail Compact