Candidate Profile
Foy Gadberry

Republican, Louisiana

Biography

Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative

Endorsements

Others

2
Louisiana Home Builders Association LHBA, NorthPAC/Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI)

Reported by Candidate

2
LHBA

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
2
Ralph Abraham (2019), Rodney Alexander (2010)

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.

Agree

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

I do not think abortions should be allowed under any circumstances except possibly rape or incest.


Economy

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

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.

Agree

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Education. The better we educate the people the better they will be able to contribute to society in a positive way.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Limited. Government should let the economy drive itself.


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.

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?

I am not familiar enough at this point to formulate a plan for healthcare coverage.


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.

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.

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.

Agree

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

Agree

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

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.

Disagree

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

to have a balance in power and not have a dictatorship

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian and believe in separation of church and state. We should keep God in our schools, etc. This country was founded on freedom of religion and "in God we Trust"


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?

Conservative

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

No answer

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

I am an engineer and land surveyor. I have dealt with laws, codes and people, solving their problems everyday. I have testified in front of legislative committees on various bills over the past 20+ years

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

fgadman@yahoo.com 318 267-8181

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

I am a conservative republican and want to implement my business experience in formulating our state budget. I want to stabilize or increase our education dollars.


Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

Agree

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

Agree


2nd Amendment

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Disagree


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Disagree

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

Agree

Background

Education

  • La Tech Univ., Ruston, BA, 77
  • La Tech Univ, Ruston, BS, 79

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • WM Chamber Of Commerce, Board Member
  • Boys & Girls Club of WM, Board Member
  • WM Civitans, Board Member
  • Homebuilders Association, Board Member/Life Director
  • ASCE, Member
  • Dixie Youth Baseball WM, Board Member
  • 1st United Methodist, Building Commitee
  • LSUCCC, Chairman/Member

Offices

  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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