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, 2012 General Election, 2014 General Election, 2014 Republican Primary, 2016 General Election, 2016 Republican Primary
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
In the very unlikely instance when the life of the mother is in danger or the pregnancy is a result of rape or incest.
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
They had just come out of the failed Articles of Confederation and knew that they needed to define, separate, and limit the powers of a central government in order for the states to ratify the Constitution. The fight for independence was still fresh in their mind and they were rightfully weary of a strong central authority.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a Christian and believe in Christian values taught in The Bible.
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.
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
The best way to reduce unemployment is to create an environment in which businesses are growing and hiring. By reducing the corporate tax rate and limiting the bureaucracy, we can create this environment and bring businesses back into Pennsylvania.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
I would get the government out of the healthcare business and leave it up to the free markets.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
It is not the government's responsibility to boost the economy. By shrinking the size of government, lowering the tax rate, and eliminating unnecessary and burdensome regulation...the economy will grow.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I hold a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. By obtaining my degree, I learned the technical ins and outs of government both local, state, and federal. My life experiences working in the private sector, working with businesses, and raising a family have helped me to understand what we need the government to be doing for us.
E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:
firstname.lastname@example.org (717) 348-1278
Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I am a pro-life, pro-2nd amendment, anti-tax and spend Republican and have been all my life; that will never change. As state representative, I will do everything in my power to give us the ability to make our lives and the lives of our children and grandchildren better.