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?
To save the mothers 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?
Better job educating and equipping our people and working to keep jobs in the United States.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
Government needs to make sure our country is on a level playing field with other countries when it comes to trade. A tax structure that encourages investment by private companies in our country. We need to take care of our infrastructure so business can flourish. Continue to invest in education and to make sure our government lets private business work.
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?
Look at prior answer. To have affordable and quality health care we must have employment opportunity available that provides a livable wage and a work force trained and willing to fill the jobs.
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?
The awareness of our inherent sinful nature caused our founding fathers to realize the need for a system of checks and balances hence our 3 divisions of government.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I believe the bible is the inerrant word of God and we only have salvation because of Jesus's death and resurrection
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?
Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.
My voting record and my life
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
Doctors degree in Veterinary Medicine 38 years in private practice with 25 employees working and serving my rural community 24 hours a day seven days a week serving on my local non profit hospital board serving as a director for a local community bank raising three children and being involved in all facets of their lives from education to all extra curricular activities living in the district I represent my entire life
E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:
Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I have lived, worked and served the people of my district as a veterinarian for over 38 years and am honored to serve as your state representative.
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.