Candidate Profile
Patrick J. Quinn

Republican , Ohio

Biography

Name
Patrick J. Quinn
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 68
Incumbent
No
Links

Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Citizens for Community Values

Reported by Candidate

1
CCV

Questionnaire

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

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Strongly Agree

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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Disagree

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.

Strongly 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.

Agree

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.

Strongly 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.

Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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.

Agree

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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

Physician-assisted suicide should be legal.

Strongly Disagree

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

Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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 Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

The Founders look at and drew from a number of different things. They looked at the current affairs and events in Europe at the time. They looked at the history of the United States to that time. They look Europe's background. And they looked back at the rise and fall of both the Roman and Greek Empires. Al of these things are where they found and gathered the foundation to from our country in the manner in which they did. They also sought guidance from God.

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, Voters (We the People), Constitution, Congress, Supreme Court

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

In my opinion never. If the mothers life is at risk that is a discussion that needs to be made by the mother,God, with consulted in put from her priest or minister, the father (if around), the doctors with a Christian background view of life, and other close knowledgeable family members giving support to the mother.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

My beliefs and values have been formed and are derive from my Catholic up bringing. My reading and study of the Bible, and my prayers to God for guidance. This question has been asked here and so have a few others, so I offer an answer. I am really for the most part a very private person. I do when I talk inject my beliefs and values in to every answer I give in someway. I do things because it is the right thing to do not for recognition or to help get elected to an office or any other type of thing.

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.

I look at being very conservative as a brief description of my morals, values and beliefs. These are the fabric of who I am. It is not something to be defended. Without any kind of compass to guide you can never do well, or know the difference between right or wrong.

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

Patrick@PatrickJQuinn.net

Additional comment from candidate:

There have been many questions asked here and so I offer an answer. I am really for the most part a very private person. I do when I talk inject my morals, beliefs and values in to about every answer I give in someway. I do things like volunteering to help, giving money, or other things; not to boast. But rather I do them because it right; and it is the right thing to do; not for recognition or to help get elected to an office or any other type of thing. This is a lot of what is missing in our country today. People are doing to many things because of how good they will look to others. Not because it is the right thing to do.So if because I have chosen to not list all the work, giving of money and other such things, I have done; so as to not be boastful or want to exploit it to get elected. Then it is the reason one chooses to not vote for me or endorse me, so be it.


Background

Education
  • Bishop Ready, Columbus, Ohio, Diploma, 1978
  • PIME, Newark, Ohio, 1976
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Coalition for a Conservative Majority, Ohio, President
  • CCV
Offices
  • 90th State Representative, Sought 2010
 

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