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?
Only as a result of an unavoidable life saving procedure for the mother.
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.
What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?
Eliminate spending on organizations that promote abortion, eliminate waste, scale down bureaucracy, and move as much government as possible to the private sector.
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.
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 State should not interfere in any way with the operation, teaching, or mission of churches or other religious ministries, or in any way restrict the freedom to practice religion by the citizens of the country.
It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has health insurance.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
By price transparency, allowing plans to be purchased across state lines, and greatly reducing government regulations.
The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.
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.
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.
Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?
Law abiding people who believe in the American ideal, and are coming to contribute to our society-- especially those fleeing religious or political persecution.
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 Bible-believing Christian, believe in liberty, limited government, and adherence to our Constitution and the principles in our Declaration.
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?
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I have donated to, and served in leadership on conservative organizations.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
As Pastor for 21 years, I have been beside people in every stage and circumstance of life, and have seen how the government can both help or harm them. As a former civics teacher and through political involvement, I understand how our government works.
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 will use my office as a forum to promote gratitude for the miracle of America, and to urge citizens to return to those Judeo-Christian values which, by God's grace, made America great.
I support the use of Sharia law as a basis for legislation and judicial decisions in the United States.
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?
What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?
No restrictions should be placed on law-abiding citizens. Strong enforcement of laws against those who commit a crime with a firearm should be carried out.
People should be able to vote without photo identification.
I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.
The Electoral College should be abolished.
In priority order, what three areas of legislation do you propose to author or sponsor if elected?
1) Legislation to deal with the opioid and drug crisis in our community. 2) Legislation protecting religious liberty. 3) Legislation protecting life (pre-born).
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
Yes. It tears the fabric of our country and is an affront to the Biblical principal that we are all created equal in the image of God.