Candidate Profile
Tom Thompson

Democrat , South Carolina

Biography

Name
Tom Thompson
Party
Democrat
Race
Supt. of Education
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1. It is the government’s responsibility to be sure children are properly educated.

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2. Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.

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

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4. Biology textbooks which do not teach both the scientific strengths and weaknesses of the theory of evolution should be rejected.

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5. It is the government’s responsibility to properly distribute income and wealth.

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6. The more people live by Judeo-Christian values, the less government is needed.

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

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8. 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.

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9. The Ten Commandments should not be displayed in public school buildings.

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

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

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12. Students should not be taught about intelligent design.

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13. Religious freedom is our most foundational freedom and deserves added protection in our state and federal constitutions.

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14. Free market competition for education dollars, rather than a government monopoly, would create a better education for all students.

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15. Our state should participate in the nationwide Common Core standards for high-school graduation.

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

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17. 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.

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18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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