Candidate Profile
Barry Moore

Republican , Alabama

Biography

Panel Rating

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Conservative

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State Republican Party Organizations (2019)

Summary

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LIBERAL

100%

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Other Information

Key votes as state legislator from Vote Smart

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Right to Life

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

Agree   

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

Strongly Agree   

I support the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which requires health care providers to provide life-saving treatment for infants who survive an attempted abortion.

Strongly Agree   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Im against abortion in all cases. I think incest and rape could be on a per case basis but no without in depth counseling


Economy

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

Disagree   

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

Strongly Agree   

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

Stop borrowing from the account and allow workers to participate in tax free options with private accounts. Government can not be trusted with our money for future needs. Social Security will struggle for years to become fully funded and solvent if thats possible at this point it will require some tough choices.

What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?

Across the board unfunded liabilities and social programs. Safety nets have become spider webs of dependency

Under what circumstances should taxpayers help pay off existing student loans?

None


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   

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

Agree   

I promise to protect the freedom of Christians to share the Gospel and to practice Biblical principles.

Yes   

What does "separation of church and state" mean to you?

Its was meant to protect the freedom of religion from government not the other way around. We need prayer and christian faith in schools


Healthcare

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

Strongly Disagree   

I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance.

Strongly Disagree   

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

Health care savings accounts competitive drug pricing and insurance across state lines


National Security

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

Strongly Agree   

What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

Build border walls vet all application s for citizens from predominately Muslim countries and stop training soldiers from said countries.


Immigration

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   

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be abolished.

Strongly Disagree   

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   

Employers should be required to use E-verify to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.

Agree   

Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?

Vetted individuals with skills and willingness to assimilate from non terror nations.


Education

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree   


Values

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which is necessary for our system of limited government.

Strongly Agree   

I support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as protected classes in non-discrimination laws.

Strongly Disagree   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I walk with The Lord daily I spend time in prayer a bible study almost everyday each morning. No way I would be running if I didnt feel like The Lord had called me to serve.


Qualifications

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.

Yellow Hammer news (2012-) named me the most dependable conservative in the Alabama legislature based on my voting record.

Have you ever been convicted of a felony or been penalized for sexual misconduct? If so, please explain.

no

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

Only Veteran in my race. Trump delegate first to endorse Candidate Trump in 2015


Criminal Justice

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

Agree   


2nd Amendment

What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?

no restrictions, unless have prior felony convictions


Other Important Issues

I support BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanction) against Israel if they refuse to allow the creation of a Palestinian state.

Strongly Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Strongly Disagree   

Reparations should be given to people on the basis of race.

Strongly Disagree   

The Electoral College should be abolished.

Strongly Disagree   

In priority order, what three areas of legislation do you propose to author or sponsor if elected?

1)Sanctity of life for the unborn, 2) Sanctity of marriage 3)Border security wall

Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?

No its used to divide we are all Americans


Background

Education
  • Auburn University, Auburn AL, BS, 1992
  • EOCC, Enterprise AL, AS, 1989
Work & Military
  • US Army National Guard, E-3 - Cadet, 6
  • Army Ranger Challenge Team, Army ROTC Auburn University, 2
Affiliations
  • Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, Chairmen, Alabama House of Representatives
  • Small Business and Commerce Committee, Co-Chair, Alabama House of Representatives
  • Republican National Convention, Trump Delegate
  • Hillcrest Baptist Church, Deacon, Youth Sunday School Teacher
  • Coffee County Republican Committee, Member
  • NFIB, Business Member
  • Chamber of Commerce, Business Member
  • NRA, Memeber
Offices
  • Alabama House of Representative, Held 8
  • US Congress, Sought 2020
 

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