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, 2016 Republican Primary
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
The life of the mother.
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
To avoid the natural propensity of people to want to expand their reach of power and money.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I'm a Southern Baptist.
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.
Most of this information is available on my facebook page (savethealamo) and my website (rickange.us).
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
Employ all measures to boost the economy and increase job growth.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
The utilization of the free market and competition should be the primary means employed.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
1. Cancel or renegotiate the bad trade deals. 2. Reduce taxes and all unnecessary spending.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
1. Education: I received my bachelor’s degree and post-graduate work in teaching and taught in public schools at the junior high and high school levels for a number of years. 2. Energy: Both my father and grandfather were involved in the field of energy, having founded Range Oil Company which existed for some 65 years and where I myself worked as a youth. 3. Veterans’ Affairs: While I am not an actual armed service veteran, I did spend over 31 years in the role of first responder as a firefighter and also served as Spanish translator for both the police and fire departments. As such, I have experienced many of the same traumatic and stressful situations to which our veterans have been exposed and am very sympathetic to their problems. The plight of veterans is dear to my heart and will be one of my top priorities—especially in the areas of housing and mental health. The tragic suicides have got to end. 4. History: In addition to my formal education in history, I have been deeply invol
E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:
firstname.lastname@example.org 214-881-2764 or 972-278-9241
Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I am not a professional politician, rather I'm a lifelong Texan who cherishes Texas and its heritage. I will work to do my utmost to restore integrity, productivity, and accountability to the Texas General Land Office.