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Ethan Brown

Republican , Indiana


Ethan Brown
State Senator, Dist. 7

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Diego Morales, Commissioner Bill Brown


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.

Strongly 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?

Should never be allowed


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

Strongly Disagree   

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

Strongly Agree   

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

Make food stamps and welfare requirements stricter and only for a limited time

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   

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   

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?

It means religion has no place in government and I completely disagree with that. Every decision I make revolves around my faith


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

Strongly Disagree   

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

Mass mailings and on social media

National Security

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

Strongly Agree   


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   

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   

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

Anyone as long as they respect American Christian values and come here legally


Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree   


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 am a Christian conservative. Faith based values and morals


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.

I believe in limited government, low taxes and low regulations. I believe in protecting our second amendment and keeping Americans as free as possible. I am a conservative.

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

I have been around politics all of my life due to my father being a commissioner for our county for the last 20 years. I am currently serving on the county council dealing with financial and other issues of county government. I own two small businesses, so I can re late to the working class and also understand all the regulations that are crippling small businesses.

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 Christian conservative and I will do everything I can to keep government out of your pockets. We need to lower taxes and make Indiana more inviting to people. I will work passionately to make Indiana a constitutional carry state. And I am Pro Life! I own small businesses so I know the struggles that small businesses go through and we must de regulate to make it easier on small businesses

Judicial Philosophy

I support the use of Sharia law as a basis for legislation and judicial decisions in the United States.

Strongly Disagree   

Criminal Justice

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


2nd Amendment

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?


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

anyone not having committed a felony should have the right to protect his or her self and family. I will work hard to make Indiana a constitutional carry state.

Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.


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?

Constitutional carry state, lowering taxes, deregulation of useless laws

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

No. I think racism is to quickly to blame to many problems not even pertaining to racism.


  • Ivy Tech, Lafayette, Na, Na
Work & Military
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  • Carroll County Council, Held 2

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