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?
The founders believed effective checks and balances were required in order to protect against the tendency of mankind to be selfish and to seek selfish interest ahead of the interest of others.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a born again believer in Jesus Christ and an active member and weekly attender at a local Southern Baptist Church.
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 consistency and for many years taken public stands as 100% pro-life, as a strong defender of the 2nd amendment, as supporting a lower tax, less government, more personal freedom with more personal responsibility approach to government. I am an active member and regular attender at a Southern Baptist church and am known in the community as being strongly committed to my faith and my family. I will continue stand strong in support of these core principles and beliefs.
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
By making sure small and mid sized businesses can grow and flourish. We do that by making sure tax policies and government regulations don’t create unbalanced or non-competitive environments or create excessive cost to do business which prevent businesses from being able to thrive and grow.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
I would promote policies that allow health insurance to be available and sold across state lines and would encourage the free market to thrive in providing affordable healthcare so individuals can get the coverages they need at prices they can afford.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
Government should allow businesses to grow and thrive by getting rid of excessive and burdensome regulations and red tape, lowering and updating the tax system so it takes into account new business models and doesn’t disadvantage certain businesses to the benefit of others, and by promoting fiscal policies that encouraging a free, competitive market for goods and service
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I have been a small business owner of a family business for more than three decades. I have been an active and involved member of my community. I have been an active and engaged volunteer for my church, numerous charitable and community organizations and have twice been elected as our local Republican Party chairman.
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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I will be a strong, conservative voice in Florida's House of Representatives. I would appreciate each and every vote.