Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).
Election of judges by the people for a definite term of office is the best way to select judges.
More restrictive gun control laws are needed to protect public safety.
Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry into the country.
People should be able to vote without photo identification.
Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.
Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.
Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self-interest into the most productive economic system there is.
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.
Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.
Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.
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.
Free-market competition for education dollars, rather than a government monopoly, would create a better education for all students.
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.
The Ten Commandments should not be displayed in public school buildings.
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.
Our state should participate in the nationwide Common Core standards for high-school graduation.
Physician-assisted suicide should be legal.
The more people live by Judeo-Christian values, the less government is needed.
Islamic law (Sharia) does not pose a threat to the United States and its Constitution.
Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with public funds.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.
Planned Parenthood should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
Mankind has always wanted a king so the Founders created a system of government that limits the powers of each branch so nobody can legally become king.
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, constitution, congress, supreme court, industry, academia, media, professional sports
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
Pretty much none with the exception of the well being of the mother. If the mom is going to die the child will die but I have never seen this situation in my over 20 year history of being a physician. I also have never spoken with a doctor who has ever seen this situation.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a born again Christian. I believe the Bible is the word of God and is His revelation to man. I am not for a theocracy but the values outlined in the Bible are the same as the values that will lead to peace and prosperity for us.
Considering all issues (social, economic, national security, etc.), which of these best describes you?
Please defend your answer to the previous question by referencing your publicly available track record.
There are rankings that show I am very conservative across the board. Rice University ranks me as a top 10% conservative in the House. They rank all votes. Empower Texas ranks me as a 100 or A+. I have an A rating with Young Conservative of Texas. I am A rated by the NRA and endorsed by the NRA. I am endorsed by Texas Right to Life with a 100% pro-life voting record. I am across the board conservative.
E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you.
Additional comment from candidate:
I am a straight forward honest conservative. I have a wife, a job, children, and a good life. We need to make our country and Texas strong. The establishment politicians have failed and we the people need to send one of us to Austin to represent us. I have done an exceptional job and you can check my record. It has been my honor to serve and I would be honored to return to Austin to keep moving conservative legislation moving forward. I would appreciate your vote. Thank you and God bless.