Candidate Profile
Billy Garrett

Republican, Indiana

Biography

Name
Billy Garrett
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 77
Incumbent
No
Links

Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal

Questionnaire

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Disagree

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

Agree

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

Disagree

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

Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Agree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Agree

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.

Disagree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Strongly Disagree

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

Agree

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.

Strongly Agree

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

Disagree

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.

Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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.

Disagree

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

No Answer

Physician-assisted suicide should be legal.

Strongly Disagree

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

Disagree

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

No Answer

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Disagree

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

common sense

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 CONGRESS SUPREME COURT

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

LIFE OF THE MOTHER, RAPE OR INCEST

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

When GOD's law and man's law clashes, GOD's law always supercedes man's law

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

Very Conservative

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

see question 27

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

williamd.garrett@att.net 8124764117

Additional comment from candidate:

all tax payers have rights.

Background

Education

  • earl c. clements job corp, morganfield ky., GED, 1971

Work & Military

  • us air force, e-1, 1975-77
  • rets technical college, climate control, 1977-78
  • real estate school, realtor, 24
  • ivy tech college, certified nursing assistant, 10

Affiliations

  • Senator Lungar scholarship fund, board member
  • Baptist Ministers and Deacon Union, minister member
  • NAACP, first vice
  • Indiana Black Expo, regional vice chair
  • Vanderburgh County Tea Party, member
  • Hoosier Patriots, member
  • Nazarene Baptist Church, associate minister
  • Human Relation Council, US AIR FORCE

Offices

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