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?
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
A cautious nature.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
Catholic. Belief in God , family and Country. value integrity, honesty, service and adherence to the laws of God and the Constitution.
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.
Our Republic was based on the Judeo Christian tenets of faith , family ,self reliance and Country. these are the basic building blocks of what makes our Nation great. Our Constitution is a document that was written to provide a foundation of guiding principles that has stood the test of time . it was not written for the moment . but for generations. We the people are the masters of Government , the Government is not to rule but to serve.
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
By providing for an environment that is business friendly , especially small business , limiting regulation and reducing barriers to a free market is the best way to bring down unemployment.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
I would in support of a free market system that does not restrict the policy buyer to a restricted number of choices to choose from or one that restricts the buyer from shopping for an insurance company that restricts them geographically. the free market will increase competition and will translate to better choices and better plans from the Companies.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
by limiting regulations to what is absolutely necessary to provide for quality of life and government should provide good public infrastructure to facilitate commerce .
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
BS Texas A&M University. Governors Executive Development Program , LBJ School of Govt. UT Austin National Conservation Leadership Institute Fellow Colonel Game Warden , State Director of Law Enforcement TPWD
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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
married 36 years 2 daughters , 2 grandsons middle class Texas Peace Officer 33 years Public service as a Texas Game Warden 27 years