Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.
I am in favor of necessary infrastructure on our border that maximizes the ability to control 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 a relationship between one man and one woman.
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.
Parents should have the right to opt their children out of classes as they see fit.
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.
Government should compel businesses and schools to allow access in all cases based on “gender identity.”
I support sanctuary cities.
I support the death penalty.
Commercial surrogacy should be legal.
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.
Individual rights come from government.
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
To protect the life of the mother, incest, and rape.
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
Mankind created governments that existed for their benefit, and not for their people. God has given us self determination and liberty. Our founders created a form of government that is limited, and gives the power to the people, not the other way around.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a Christion and strive to live my life as taught in Holy Scripture. When I fail, I seek God's grace and forgiveness which is assured to us by the sacrifice and Resurrection of Jesus.
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.
My voting record at www.leg.wa.gov
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
A predictable and stable tax and regulatory economic environment that allows for businesses to flourish.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
We need to allow for health insurance plans that allow people to choose the coverage they want, as opposed to buying coverage for things they don't want. We need to ensure there are opportunities for more insurance companies to compete for consumer premiums to drive down costs. We need tort reform. We need to end certificate of need programs and allow facilities to be built wherever a private party wishes to do so. And we need price transparency so consumers are informed.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
A predictable and stable tax and regulatory economic environment that allows for businesses to flourish
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I hold a bachelor of science degree, am a graduate of the Navy's Nuclear Propulsion program, and currently own, or am partner in a number of businesses.
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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I look forward to returning to Olympia and humbly ask for your vote.