Candidate Profile
Theresa Hearn-Haynes

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Theresa Hearn-Haynes
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 150
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal Information icon

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.

Neutral

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

Strongly Agree

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.

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.

Strongly Agree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Neutral

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

No Answer

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.

No Answer

Physician-assisted suicide should be legal.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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 Agree

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?

I do not fully understand the question. Please reword. Thank you

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 first always and foremost!

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

This is a personal decision.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe that people should be good to one another and work together in harmony as a community

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

Conservative

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

I live my life using traditional values. Solid stable family structure which is the basis of all great societies. You may also feel free to research my 1990 campaign for Governor of Texas. I am consistent in my views and believe everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. Everyone has a right to a quality education. Taxpayers have a right to a complete accounting of how their dollars are being spent.

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

theresahearnhaynes@gmail.com

Additional comment from candidate:

I am an advocate for medical marijuana prescribed by a licensed physicians for certain medical conditions. It has been of significant help to cancer patients, autism, Hepatitis C and numerous other medical conditions


Background

Education
  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, J.D., 1986
Work & Military
  • Navy Sea Cadets
Affiliations
  • Zion Temple Military Baptist Church, Superintendent of Sunday School
  • Wildheather Civic Association, President
  • Southside Community Improvement Association, President
  • SGI-USA, Unit Leader
  • Methadone Maintenance Clinic, Instructor help get people off drugs
Offices
  • None
  • Governor of Texas, Sought 1990
 

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