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.
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.
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
When the mother's life is at risk.
It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has a livable income.
Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.
How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?
I don't think they can be guaranteed in the current form. I would work on legislation to protect them for those that need them most, but find a path for younger generations to have a way to opt out.
What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?
I would audit the defense dept. and I would cut wasteful spending starting there. We could save $200 billion over night.
Under what circumstances should taxpayers help pay off existing student loans?
I think our youth are suffering under crushing debt. I am open to debt relief programs.
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.
Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.
I promise to protect the freedom of Christians to share the Gospel and to practice Biblical principles.
What does "separation of church and state" mean to you?
The government must maintain an attitude of neutrality toward religion and that the government does not get to use its power to abuse the church or our right as a people to stand up for our faith.
It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has health insurance.
I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
I believe healthcare is a right, and when we have healthy people, we have a healthy economy. I would build upon the ACA.
The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.
What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?
We have a responsibility to fight radical islamic terrorism where they are so we don't have to fight them here.
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.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be abolished.
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.
Employers should be required to use E-verify to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.
Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?
We should allow anyone that wants to come and help build upon the idea of the American Dream.
Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.
Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which is necessary for our system of limited government.
I support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as protected classes in non-discrimination laws.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a life-long Christian, with my faith in my lord and savior Jesus Christ.
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.
I love the Trump tax cuts, but believe we could have gone further to a fair tax or flat tax.
Have you ever been convicted of a felony or been penalized for sexual misconduct? If so, please explain.
Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I am a small business owner, and that is the scope and lens you can expect me to view things.
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?
I believe very few restrictions are needed. Communities with high levels of legal gun ownership are safe communities. We also must figure out what to do with our communities that are suffering from illegal gun violence.
I support BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanction) against Israel if they refuse to allow the creation of a Palestinian state.
I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.
Reparations should be given to people on the basis of race.
The Electoral College should be abolished.
In priority order, what three areas of legislation do you propose to author or sponsor if elected?
The first would be an infrastructure package. I would then work on a business development and workforce development package with true access to capital for startups. The third bill would be a tax cut to keep growing our economy.
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
Yes, it is and it is a growing threat. It is more of a threat than radical Islam. We do everything in our power to make sure we never have another Dylann Roof or Charlottesville.