Candidate Profile
Robert "Rob" Shattuck

Republican , Alabama

Biography

Name
Robert "Rob" Shattuck
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 6
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

1
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Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
State Republican Party Organizations

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Questionnaire

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

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 are the key to national prosperity.

Strongly Agree

2. It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.

Disagree

3. The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

Agree

4. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry of persons into the country.

Agree

5. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

Agree

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

Disagree

7. Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. No government has the authority to alter this definition.

Disagree

8. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

Disagree

9. Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Neutral

10. Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions when these are not economically feasible.

Disagree

11. More restrictive gun control laws are needed now to protect public safety.

Neutral

12. The founders established pure democracy in the Constitution because they believed that it is the best form of government to ensure the safety and equitable treatment of all citizens.

(Did not answer)

13. People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Neutral

14. The federal government should establish nationwide standards (such as Common Core) for high-school graduation.

Neutral

15. What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers within the Constitution?

The propensity in human nature to a seek as much power and control over others as possible.

16. Briefly list three (3) political or legislative issues of most concern to you, and explain why each is important to you.

(Did not answer)

17. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?

(Did not answer)

18. 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.

I don't think any ordering of authority is unqualified and there are situations in which an entity listed at a lower level has higher authority than an entity listed at a higher level. The 250 character limits prevents me from answering this.

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am an agnostic.


Background

Education
  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, BA, 1969
  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, JD, 1972
  • NYU Law School, New York, NY, LLM (Tax), 1977
Work & Military
  • None
Affiliations
  • None
Offices
  • None
  • AL06 Congress, Sought 2012
 

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