American Energy Alliance (AEA)American Energy Alliance (AEA) is a 501(c)(4) affiliate of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Institute for Energy Research (IER).AEA is based in Washington, D.C. and aims to support the work of its affiliate, IER, by helping energy consumers through grassroots advocacy, education, outreach and encouragement of free market policies in energy production.
American Family Association (AFA)The mission of the American Family Association is to inform, equip, and activate individuals to strengthen the moral foundations of American culture, and give aid to the church here and abroad in its task of fulfilling the Great Commission.
American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF)The American Farm Bureau Federation, more commonly referred to as Farm Bureau, is a Lobbying Group and describes itself as the largest general farm organization in the United States. The AFBF is not a governmental organization, as the term bureau implies. The AFBF is headquartered in Washington, D.C. There are 50 state affiliates and one in Puerto Rico.
Campaign for Working Families PACPolitical action committee dedicated to electing pro-family, pro-life conservatives to public office.
Center for Security PolicyThe Center for Security Policy is a non-profit, non-partisan national security organization that specializes in identifying policies, actions, and resource needs that are vital to American security and then ensures that such issues are the subject of both focused, principled examination and effective action by recognized policy experts, appropriate officials, opinion leaders, and the general public.
Faith and Freedom Coalition (FFC)The Faith and Freedom Coalition is a Grassroots Movement for Time-Honored Values, Stronger Families, and Individual Freedom.
FRC ActionSince 1983, Family Research Council (FRC) has advanced faith, family and freedom in public policy and public opinion. FRC's team of seasoned experts promotes these core values through policy research, public education on Capitol Hill and in the media, and grassroots mobilization.
National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)NFIB is America’s leading small business association, promoting & protecting the right of our members to own, operate and grow their businesses.
National Right to LifeNational Right to Life, the largest nationwide network of pro-life people dedicated entirely to protecting life.
Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW)CAGW works to eliminate waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in government through research and public education activities.
Gun Owners of America (GOA)Gun Owners of America (GOA) is a Springfield, Va.-based nonprofit, pro-gun advocacy group. The group was founded in 1976 in response to the introduction of a bill banning handguns in California, while GOA founder, H.L. Richardson, was serving in the California State Legislature. GOA represents the views of gun owners whenever their rights are threatened.
National Tax-Limitation Committee (NTLC)The National Tax Limitation Committee (NTLC) was organized in 1975 to seek constitutional and legislative limits on taxes, spending and deficits at the federal, state and local levels of government, in keeping with the principles, policies and objectives of Ronald Reagan.
NumbersUSANumbersUSA is an anti-immigration organization that seeks to reduce both legal and illegal immigration to the United States. It advocates for immigration reduction through user-generated fax, email, and direct mail campaigns.
National Taxpayers UnionSince their founding in 1969, National Taxpayers Union (NTU) has proudly served as the “Voice of America’s Taxpayers.” Their Number One job is to protect every single American's right to keep more of what they've earned.
American Conservative Union (ACU)Founded in 1964, ACU represents the views of Americans who are concerned with economic growth through lower taxes and reduced government spending and the issues of liberty, personal responsibility, traditional values and national security.
Heritage ActionThe Heritage Action Scorecard measures votes, co-sponsorships, and other legislative activity to show how conservative Members of Congress are. Heritage Action identifies upcoming legislative fights and the Heritage Foundation outlines the conservative policy positions. Key votes encompass the full spectrum of conservatism, policies large and small.
Eagle ForumEagle Forum's Mission is to enable conservative and pro-family men and women to participate in the process of self-government and public policy making so that America will continue to be a land of individual liberty, respect for family integrity, public and private virtue, and private enterprise.
Club for GrowthClub for Growth is a national network of thousands of pro-growth Americans, from all walks of life, who believe that prosperity and opportunity come through economic freedom. We work to promote public policies that encourage a high growth economy and a swift return to America's founding principles primarily through legislative involvement, issue advocacy, research, training and educational activity.
FreedomWorksFreedomWorks recruits, educates, trains and mobilizes millions of volunteer activists to fight for less government, lower taxes, and more freedom. FreedomWorks believes individual liberty and the freedom to compete increases consumer choices and provides individuals with the greatest control over what they own and earn.
Conservative Review (CR)The mission of Conservative Review is to provide best-in-class analysis and commentary on conservative political speech, votes, positions, and elections.
Freedom Index"The Freedom Index: A Congressional Scorecard Based on the U.S. Constitution" rates congressmen based on their adherence to constitutional principles of limited government, fiscal responsibility, national sovereignty, and a traditional foreign policy of avoiding foreign entanglements. Percentages are cumulative scores based on key votes from 1999 to June 2018.
John Birch SocietyFor over 60 years, The John Birch Society has been the force that protects and restores American liberty and independence. Our local grassroots activism is like no other. Standing at the forefront of the battle to restore Constitutional freedoms, we can secure a future with less government and more responsibility.
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union representing 600,000 federal and D.C. government workers nationwide and overseas. Workers in virtually all functions of government at every federal agency depend upon AFGE for legal representation, legislative advocacy, technical expertise and informational services.
Outdoor Industry Association PACThe Outdoor Industry Association is a membership-driven trade organization for the outdoor industry. In collaboration with our members, we are a force for the industry in recreation and trade policy, sustainable business innovation and increasing outdoor participation.
Foreign Policy for AmericaForeign Policy for America is a nonpartisan advocacy organization based in Washington, DC. They are mobilizing a diverse national network of Americans who are committed to defending diplomacy and standing up for principled American engagement in the world. Foreign Policy for America works with local organizations to hold discussion events featuring local leaders and foreign policy specialists.
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) is a voluntary federation of 55 national and international labor unions. The AFL-CIO was created in 1955 by the merger of the AFL and the CIO.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.
Alliance for Retired AmericansThe mission of the Alliance for Retired Americans is to ensure social and economic justice and full civil rights for all citizens so that they may enjoy lives of dignity, personal and family fulfillment and security.
League of Conservation Voters (LCV)Works to turn environmental values into national, state and local priorities. LCV, in collaboration with our state LCV partners, advocates for sound environmental laws and policies, holds elected officials accountable for their votes and actions, and elects pro-environment candidates who will champion our priority issues.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)AFSCME is the nation’s largest and fastest growing public services employees union with more than 1.6 million active and retired members. AFSCME’s members provide the vital services that make America happen. We are nurses, corrections officers, child care providers, EMTs, sanitation workers and more. With members in hundreds of different occupations, AFSCME advocates for fairness in the workplace, excellence in public services and prosperity and opportunity for all working families.
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA)Americans for Democratic Action has and will continue to be a forthright liberal voice of this nation. We work to advocate progressive stances on civil rights and liberties, social and economic justice, sensible foreign policy, and sustainable environmental policy. The ADA will advance our agenda by maintaining an active and visible presence nationwide, raising the level of debate on the side of the progressive movement and taking action on the national level. By working together with other like-minded organizations when we can and alone when we have to, we will never shy away from issues or opposition.
Center for Freethought EqualityThe Center for Freethought Equality is a sister organization of the American Humanist Association. The Center for Freethought Equality will fight for issues secular Americans care about like the separation of church and state and protecting civil liberties.Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without theism and other supernatural beliefs, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity.
Common CauseCommon Cause is a nonpartisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. We work to create open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest; promote equal rights, opportunity, and representation for all; and empower all people to make their voices heard in the political process.
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
Human Rights CampaignThe Human Rights Campaign is America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
International Brotherhood of TeamstersThe Teamsters Union is North America's strongest and most diverse labor union. In 1903, the Teamsters started as a merger of the two leading team driver associations. Teamsters stand ready to organize workers who want to bargain collectively. Once a contract is negotiated and signed, the Union works to enforce it — holding management’s feet to the fire and invoking contract grievance procedures if management chooses not to.
NARAL Pro-Choice America (NARAL)NARAL Pro-Choice America is a 501c organization in the United States that engages in political action and advocacy efforts to oppose restrictions on abortion and expand access to abortion. NARAL is often used as a short form of the name. The organization was formerly known as the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws, then the National Abortion Rights Action League, and later the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League.
National Education Association (NEA)The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.
National Iranian American Council (NIAC)The National Iranian American Council is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the interests of the Iranian-American community. We accomplish our mission by supplying the resources, knowledge, and tools to enable greater civic participation by Iranian Americans and informed decision making by lawmakers. As one of the most highly educated minority groups in the United States, Iranian Americans have achieved success on many levels - technological, scientific, academic and economic life.
National Religious Campaign Against Torture Action Fund (NRCAT)The National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) is a U.S. non-governmental organization committed to engaging people of faith to work together to ensure that the United States does not engage in torture or cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment of anyone, without exceptions.
Planned ParenthoodWe are a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.
Population Connection Action FundPopulation Connection Action Fund is the political arm of Population Connection, the nation’s largest and oldest grassroots population organization. Our grassroots supporters are deeply invested in supporting family planning programs both domestically and globally—our goal is to turn that passion into real political progress.Overpopulation threatens the quality of life for people everywhere. Population Connection educates young people and advocates progressive action to stabilize world population at a level that can be sustained by Earth’s resources.
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA)The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs focuses on "news and analysis from and about the Middle East and U.S. policy in that region". The New York Times has characterized it as "critical of United States policies in the Middle East".
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Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.
Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive taxpayer funds or grants from federal, state, or local governments.
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
You either believe the baby is a life or not. I believe the baby is a life.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has a livable income.
Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.
Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
Create jobs by getting government out of the way and lowering taxes on business.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
Businesses know how to grow jobs and attract incomes. Government should work with them by incentivizing smart investment, building infrastructure, and investing in education and workforce training - not against them by imposing crippling taxes and regulations.
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.
Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
I would encourage innovation and competition to help make health care affordable for every Louisianian.
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.
I support the use of Sharia law as a basis for legislation and judicial decisions in the United States.
The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.
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.
Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.
Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.
Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.
The LGBTQ+ political agenda poses a threat to First Amendment freedoms of speech, expression and religious exercise.
I support expanding protections in employment and accommodations based on sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
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.
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
Our Founding Fathers fully understood that the authority to govern must be entrusted to the people, not a select few.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a Christian. My Christian values inform every decision I make.
I voted in these elections:
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?
Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I've spent my entire life serving Louisiana as a military soldier, veterinarian, Doctor, and as a Conservative voice in Congress.
E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:
Email: email@example.com Phone Number: (225) 341-1801
Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I will always do the right thing, and I will always put Louisiana Families First!
I support the death penalty.
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.
People should be able to vote without photo identification.
Gambling should be limited to existing forms and should not be de-regulated or expanded.