Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure children are properly educated.
Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.
Biology textbooks which do not teach both the scientific strengths and weaknesses of the theory of evolution should be rejected.
The more people live by Judeo-Christian values, the less government is needed.
Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self-interest into the fairest and most productive economic system there is, and are the key to national prosperity.
The Ten Commandments should not be displayed in public school buildings.
Islamic law (Sharia) does not pose a threat to the United States and its Constitution.
More restrictive gun control laws are needed to protect public safety.
Students should not be taught about intelligent design.
Free-market competition for education dollars, rather than a government monopoly, would create a better education for all students.
Our state should participate in the nationwide Common Core standards for high-school graduation.
Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.
Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.
Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with public funds.
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
None. Whatever the conditions which produced life, the Author of life (God) is the only One justified to take it, unless "one" is required to take the life as retribution for violation of established law (death penalty), defense of other life being threatened (self defense) or authorized by "just war" principles.
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. Media can remotely be included only via the provisions and rights of the first amendment.
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
The inherent corruption of Man. Our Founders believed our rights were evident in “the laws of nature and Nature’s God”, a statement by William Blackstone to which he said “This will of his maker is called the law of nature.... man depends absolutely upon his maker for every thing, it is necessary that he should in all points conform to his maker's will....This law of nature, being co-eval with mankind and dictated by God himself, is of course superior in obligation to any other.”
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
A diligent disciple of the King of kings and the Lord of lords, Jesus, the Anointed One, the soon coming King, who will return and establish the Kingdom proclaimed within Scripture.
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.
The 2012 Smith County Republican Resolutions report when I was Chairman https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9W6YV0x5xBEdHZ2WmpiNFIwTVU/view?usp=sharing The 2014 Smith County Republican Resolutions report when I was Chairman https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9W6YV0x5xBEVjJ5NnVVcnZpZUk/view?usp=sharing The 2010 Smith County Republican Resolutions report when I was Chairman https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9W6YV0x5xBESDVvNUxLdzRSLTA/view?usp=sharing Letter to Lindale Independent School District when the Freedom from Religion Foundation complained about a play being presented. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9W6YV0x5xBEZ2kzajRfejhEcFk/view?usp=sharing
E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you.
Additional comment from candidate:
“So likewise you, when you have done all those things which you are commanded, say, ‘We are unprofitable servants. We have done what was our duty to do.’ ”” (Luke 17:10, NKJV)