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?
The only circumstances I feel should be considered is that for the health and welfare of the mother and/or the child. For a woman who has been sexually assaulted and becomes pregnant, she should be allowed access to the Morning-After pill.
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?
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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?
There will never be a complete seperation of church and state. Religion has been incorporated since the inception of our constitution and utilized widely in our judicial system as well.
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?
We need to start establishing mindsets and practices for our youth to be more concientious of their health ranging from diets to exercise.
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?
We should set quotas on the amounts of people allowed to immigrate and focus on ones who will fit the skills and needs of our countries workforce and for the betterment of making us stronger.
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 was rasied as a Lutheran with a reaffirmation of faith during my tour in Iraq during 2003 and have maintained this value system ever since.
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 consider myself a Constitutional Conservative. The Constitution is the guide in which we are governed.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I graduated from Indiana University in Criminal Justice and have spent the last 13 years as a state employee as well as serving my country as a Marine. I feel the experiences I have endured through it all, plus my obsession with local and federal political issues, these give me a strong basis for this office.
Have you ever been convicted of a felony or been penalized for sexual misconduct? If so, please explain.
I have never been accused or convicted of such an action.
Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I would like to see more opportunity of growth in business from Agriculture to Tech. The ability to create an attraction for a greater migration of people for employment opportunities, a great cost of living factor, and just for the fact of how great Indiana can be for them and IS for us!
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?
I feel that too many restrictions are in place at this time. The Second Ammendement is all to clear!
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?
1st: Legalization of Marijuana; 2nd: Election Reform, i.e. abolishment of the 'Straight'-ticket in voting and 3rd: Term-Limits for both State Representatives and Senators.
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
It is obviously a deep concern and has existed since the forming of our union and deserves much more attention.