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.
Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.
Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.
People should be able to vote without photo identification.
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.
The state constitution should limit the growth of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.
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.
I support the death penalty.
Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.
The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.
Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
I voted in these primaries and general elections:
2010 General Election, 2010 Republican Primary, 2012 General Election, 2012 Republican Primary, 2014 General Election, 2014 Republican Primary, 2016 General Election
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
Man's heart is basically evil.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
The Bible is inerrant. Jesus is God's only Son, born of the virgin Mary, crucified dead and buried. On the third day He arose from the dead, accented into heaven and today sits at the righthand go God. God sacrificed His Son that all who accept Him as Lord and Savior may be saved and live eternally with God. Salvation is a free gift from God. It cannot be bought or earned. God alone gave us the inalienable rights that are enshrined in our Constitution. Go, Son and Holy Spirit; three in one ,one in three.
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.
ivoter Guide "Walk The Talk" legislator award for 2015 and 2017 (Only two time awardee) Rice University Lib-Con Studies (2015 and 2017) ranking me as one of the most conservative Senators 100% by Texas Right to Life(2015 and 2017) 100% by Americans for Prosperity "A" by Texas Values) "A" by Empower Texans "A" by Texas Eagle Forum "A" by Young Conservatives of Texas "A" by American Conservative Union "Top Conservative" - by Concerned Women for America "Champion of the Week" - Mom Caucus "Courageous Conservative - Texas Conservative Coalition "Golden Hat Award" - Golden Corridor Republican Women "Small Business Guardian" - National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) "Legislative Hero" - Texans for Vaccine Choice A+ by Texans Uniting for Reform & Freedom (TURF) Endorsed by NRA, TSRA and NFIB
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
Eliminate government regulations that limit competition. Keep Taxes low and eliminate regulations that drive companies to locate outside of the United States. Limit regulations to those necessary to protect individual health and safety. Better Education: Change the focus of public education WANTS from "more money" to "higher student achievement" by moving from an "institution centric" system to a "student/teacher/parent centric" system. Fifty years of near continuous increased spending (almost 200% inflation \adjusted increase) in education has not meaningfully increased academic achievement. Education Savings Accounts (ESA) which put control and responsibility back in the hands of students/teachers/parents has proven in several states to improve academic achievement, reduce dropout rates, improve graduation rates, reduce incarnation rates, improve college attendance/graduation, raised studincomes and increase teacher salaries and their authority in the classroom; a win-win-win pr
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
Allow open market competition nationwide for insurance policies. Minimize government involvement in healthcare delivery (rescind obama care). Limit "free" medical services to those necessary for serious or life threatening emergencies and temporarily for those trulyin need.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
Limit regulations on businesses to those necessary to protect public health and safety. Eliminate government crony-capatilism programs that pick winners and loser in the market place. Eliminate regulations that drive companies to operate businesses outside the United States. Eliminate regulations that limit competition in the market place. Eliminate regulations that increase operations or product cost without a value added benefit. Eliminate the state franchise tax.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
B.S. in Electrical Engineering from The Citadel Eight years as a Tea Party organizer and leader Four years in the Texas Senate
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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
SD 2 is one of the most conservative districts in Texas. The people of SD 2 have a rare opportunity to select between two candidates who actually have voting records. A voting record is like DNA, it is what it is and it can't be changed. Any psychologists will tell you that the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior. Regardless of her campaign rhetoric to the contrary, the people of SD 2 can accurately predict that my opponent will continue to vote with the Liberals and Democrats and I will continue to be one of the most conservative in the Senate. Of particular interest to the conservative pro-life people in SD 2 will be her near failing grade of 73 from Texas Right to Life (oldest and largest right-to-life organization in Texas) while I received the highest possible grade of 100. A compelling sense of duty, shaped by my military service, business experience, and love for this country, drives me to leave behind the legacy of a patriotic servant for future generation