Candidate Profile
Ann Ennis

Republican , Indiana

Biography

Name
Ann Ennis
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 64
Incumbent
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Questionnaire

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

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

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Election of judges by the people for a definite term of office is the best way to select judges.

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

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

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People should be able to vote without photo identification.

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Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

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

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Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self-interest into the most productive economic system there is.

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There should be a strict constitutional spending limit for state and local governments that would tie the rate of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.

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Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

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

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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.

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

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Where minor children are involved, divorce laws should be reformed to include mutual consent of both parents and an increased waiting period, unless there is fault or abuse.

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

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Business owners should be required by law to bake cakes, provide flower arrangements, etc., for same-sex weddings, even when these activities would infringe on their sincerely-held religious beliefs.

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

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Physician-assisted suicide should be legal.

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

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Islamic law (Sharia) does not pose a threat to the United States and its Constitution.

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Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with public funds.

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

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Planned Parenthood should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.

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

The historical governance of Europe by a king with top down rule-making caused the Founding Fathers to define, separate and limit powers in the Constitution.

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 (Religious leaders/thinkers and Executive Branch are not on list?)

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

I adhere to the guidance of Roman Catholic Cardinal Wenski of Miami and Pope Francis: No human should ever be considered as a problem.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Devout Roman Catholic who has never strayed from regular church attendance and has consistently supported the Church financially and with volunteer time: for my entire life.

Considering all issues (social, economic, national security, etc.), which of these best describes you?

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Please defend your answer to the previous question by referencing your publicly available track record.

I do not understand this question.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you.

9812 963-9575

Additional comment from candidate:

•Daughter of a drilling contractor: coal, gas, oil exploration •Former President, Secretary & V. Pres. Vickery Drilling Co. •Lifelong member St. Joseph Catholic Church, Vanderburgh Co. Catechist 10 years cumulative; funeral dinners; parish social volunteer; active with Haiti Twinning Program of the Americas •Member All Saints Parish, Evansville; Indiana Coalition for Public Education; Evansville Kennel Club; Westside Improvement Association; Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve; Library Friends; Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden; Reitz Home Museum; Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science; YMCA; FJ Reitz Big Blue Boosters (2nd VP) •Wife (30 years) of Michael; mother of Robert (22) & Mary (19) •Supporter Monastery of the Immaculate Conception, Birthright, Priests for Life, Weekday Christian Education, Habitat of Evansville, Indiana University Foundation, St. Vincent DePaul Society, WNIN-FM 88.3


Background

Education
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, BA, 1984
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Glenwood Leadership Academy, Language Arts Volunteer
  • Pigeon Creek Greenway Advisory Board, Member of Board
  • Tri-State Chapter Maryknoll, Lay Affiliate
  • Rotary Club of Evansville, Member & Celebration of service committe
  • Teacher of Religious Education, St. Joseph Catholic Church
  • Westside Improvement Association, Member and Volunteer
  • Downtown Princeton Inc., Committee Member
  • FJ Reitz Big Blue Boosters, Board of Directors, Second Vice President
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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