Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.
I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States.
Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.
Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with taxpayer or public funds.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has a livable income.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.
Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.
More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.
Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.
Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.
Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.
The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.
Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.
Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.
Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.
People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."
I support sanctuary cities.
It is OK for Congress to exempt itself from compliance with laws applicable to all citizens.
I support the death penalty.
Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.
The United States should protect its sovereignty from the United Nations.
The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.
I voted in these primaries and general elections:
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
If it endangers the mother.
What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
The wanted ALL of us to have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I AM Jewish. I am the Judeo part of the Judeo-Christian. We believe in doing good and participating in making our environment, our country and thus the world a better place.
When you consider your views on a wide range of issues from economic and social matters to foreign policy and immigration, which of the following best describes you overall?
Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.
I am running a conservative, Community-First Platform. This means that I listen first. If you go to my website at: www.maurogarzaforcongress.com I list in my Key Issues my Conservative Platform.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
I would introduce the Prevention Health Care Act that educates on how to limit the insurmountable amount of preventable diseases. I would be for a free market with limited Government Regulation to allow competition so that premiums can fluctuate. I would be sure our Veterans and our Elderly will also be able to able to acquire equal, free-market, high-quality healthcare.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
The government should continue to give small businesses breaks to allow them to grow and to flourish. When this happens, everyone wins. Bring back Jobs to America.
What changes should be made to the tax code?
I would simplify it. Streamline the IRS. Computers run all the data.
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
Encouraging a vocational path is an option. This is where the future of small businesses of America will come from. Bring Jobs back to America. Give the businesses tax cuts.
How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?
We must balance the budget first. Allow some of the Social Security to be invested in the private sector.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
My work with a State Agency. My work in Research and the acquired analytical skills. As Director of Grants and Contracts helping bring research funds into San Antonio. And the last 15 years, as a Businessman owning two companies and being able to provide jobs.
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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
My multicultural Heritge of English, Scandinavian, Italian, German, Jewish as well as Hispanic, has like all other Heritages do, given me a strong Work-Ethic. Those who work with me will attest to my Steadfastness. My ability to run 7 Marathons on 7 Continents in 7 Days demonstrates my Endurance to serve.