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:
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?
To save the life of the mother.
What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?
Provide the strongest possible national defense and security (domestic and international) response.
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
Mankind's fallen condition and propensity to sin, something with which we are all afflicted.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a sinner saved by grace through faith in Jesus Christ.
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.
100% pro-life voting record. "A" rating from NRA. "A+" rating from Americans for Prosperity PA. Guardian of Small Business recognition from National Federation of Independent Business PA. Defender of Liberty and ACU Conservative recognition from American Conservative Union.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
Complete the repeal of ObamaCare and restore the previously successful role of the free market in driving innovation and accessibility of quality healthcare.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
Provide for stable institutions of government and the rule of law via courts, police and administration of justice. Defend national security and sovereignty. Creation and maintenance of critical public infrastructure. Protect private property rights. Minimize taxation and unnecessary regulation.
What changes should be made to the tax code?
American tax rates should be competitive with those of other countries. The tax code should be simple and fair.
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
A vibrant and robust free market economy, with a minimum of government interference.
How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?
Restore actuarial solvency to honor commitments already made while implementing sustainable reforms/alternatives for younger workers.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
More than 20 years experience in the private sector. Successfully raising my own family. Volunteering for numerous community and ministry organizations. Serving for the past 8 years as an elected state representative with a solidly conservative track record.
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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
My legislative mission statement: Cut the size and scope of government, reduce the burden of taxes and unnecessary regulation, defend constitutional liberties (including the 2nd Amendment and the right of unborn children to life), and unleash the power of free enterprise to create jobs and prosperity.