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, 2014 General Election, 2014 Republican Primary, 2016 General Election, 2016 Republican Primary
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
Only to save 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?
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I believe in one almighty creator God, who represented Himself to us, his creation, through His Son, Jesus Christ. Jesus lived to show us and teach us how to love and serve one another, and suffered, died and was resurrected to reconcile us to the Father. His Word shows us how to live in this world, and is the foundation for the establishment of our culture and our political systems. It is the values outlined in His Word that allow us to live in liberty, endowed by our Creator with the rights which we enjoy.
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.
It's hard to say - I suppose that my Borough Council votes are a matter of public record. Bellwood Borough can be reached at 814-742-8591.
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
Remove restrictions and regulations on starting businesses and hiring employees.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
Allow insurance companies to compete across state lines. Allow insurance companies to offer lightweight plans for people who wish to have minimal catastrophic coverage.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
Getting out of the way, and removing obstacles to growth. Government should create an environment free of excessive regulation and taxation, which allows businesses to grow and prosper,
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I believe that every citizen is qualified to serve, and should endeavor to serve in government. What makes me the best choice is moral character, my business experience, and my experience in local government and policy development.
E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:
Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
If you understand what motivates an individual, you can often predict their responses to various questions and problems. I am motivated by principles. Our nation's founding documents outline principles of liberty based on a classical worldview. These are the principles which guide me. All are created equal, endowed with rights by the Creator Himself. Government is responsible for protecting those rights. The first right is to life itself, without which the others are meaningless.