Candidate Profile
Barrow Peacock

Republican, Louisiana

Biography

Panel Rating

Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Right to Life LA (LARTL), 2019:  100%
Louisiana Family Forum (LFF), 2019:  70%
American Conservative Union LA, 2018:  71%, 59% (cum.)

76%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

5
Louisiana Home Builders Association LHBA, Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA), Louisiana State Medical Society (LAMPAC), National Federation of Independent Business Louisiana PAC, NorthPAC/Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI)

Reported by Candidate

5
National Federation of Independent Businesses, Home Builders Association, LA Oil & Gas Association, Louisiana Medical Association

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
9
John Fleming (2010), LA Committee for a Conservative Majority PAC (2018), Local, County, and District Republican Organizations (2019), Mitt Romney (2013), National Right to Life Committee (2019), Neil Riser (2017) and 3 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
3
Bayou Leadership PAC (2019), Louisiana First PAC (2019), State Republican Party Organizations (2019)

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Right to Life

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Strongly Agree

Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive taxpayer funds or grants from federal, state, or local governments.

Strongly Agree

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Only if the life of the mother is in danger.


Economy

It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has a livable income.

Strongly Disagree

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

Strongly Agree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Neutral

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

A free market economy.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Limited in scope with a fair playing field so there is trust and transparency.


Religious Liberty

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.

Strongly Agree

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.

Strongly Agree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

Strongly Agree


Healthcare

It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.

Disagree

How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?

A free market place for healthcare.


National Security

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.

Strongly Agree

I support the use of Sharia law as a basis for legislation and judicial decisions in the United States.

Strongly Disagree

The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

Strongly Agree

State and federal funds should be denied to any public or private entity, including but not limited to sanctuary cities, that are not in compliance with immigration laws.

Strongly Agree


Education

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree


Values

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Strongly Agree

Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.

Strongly Agree

The LGBTQ+ political agenda poses a threat to First Amendment freedoms of speech, expression and religious exercise.

Strongly Agree

I support expanding protections in employment and accommodations based on sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Strongly Disagree

If children are given instruction in sex education in public schools, it should not express a preference for abstinence but should be comprehensive, offering discussions on various types of sexual orientations and behaviors plus all types of contraceptives.

Strongly Disagree

What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?

The balance of powers between the branches of government and the relationship between the Federal Government and the States.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian and a member of First United Methodist Church of Shreveport.


Qualifications

I voted in these elections:

2012 Primary, 2012 General Election, 2014 Primary, 2014 General Election, 2016 Primary, 2016 General Election, 2018 Primary, 2018 General Election

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?

Very Conservative

Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.

Please check my legislative voting record at legis.la.gov

What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?

Currently hold this office and my educational and investment experience.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:

senatorbarrowpeacock@yahoo.com 318-518-0812

Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

I strive to represent Shreveport-Bossier and vote the way the vast majority of the constituents of Senate District 37 would vote if they had to make the decision.


Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

Strongly Agree

Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.

Strongly Agree


2nd Amendment

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Strongly Disagree


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

Gambling should be limited to existing forms and should not be de-regulated or expanded.

Disagree

Background

Education

  • Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, BA, 1991
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, MBA, 1996

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • First United Methodist Church, Member
  • Louisiana Association for The Blind, Former Board Member
  • Bossier Lions Club, Member
  • Rotary Club of Shreveport, Former Member
  • Christus-Schumpert Foundation, Former Board Member
  • Bio-Medical Research Foundation, Former Board Member
  • Republican State Central Committee, Member

Offices

  • Senate District 37, Held 8
  • Senate District 37

Details

 

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