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?
Only to save the life of the mother.
What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?
Have a strong National Defense and military, impose very strict sanctions against terrorist states and terrorist harboring states. End chain migration and end the visa lottery system.
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
Distrust in power and greed and preventing a tyrannical government or one separate power to overrule the others and take control.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
Jesus Christ is my lord and savior. I attend Sarasota Baptist Church and pray everyday that my actions and words would honor Christ and be an example of servant leadership.
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.
I have 8 years of voting record to prove my conservative credentials, please check www.myfloridahouse.gov and www.flsenate.gov for the bills I have filed and my conservative voting record.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
Free market principles.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
Lower taxes, push regulation of business to the states and promote free market policies.
What changes should be made to the tax code?
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
Lower taxes on business and cut burdensome regulations that are a burden to businesses trying to succeed.
How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I hold an undergraduate and law degree from University of Florida, served 4.5 years on active duty in the military as a Captain, served in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom with the 25th Infantry Division as the Chief of Detainee Operations for MND-N. Florida State Representative from 2010-2016 Florida State Senator from 2016-2018
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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I'm a strong conservative who has a proven record for passionately advocating for conservative principles and I will take that conservatism to Congress is elected.