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?
None; nature, though God's will, will resolve the initially unwanted birth.
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?
"a whole bunch of it"; require zero based budgeting of every federal and state agency on a regular basis, perhaps every two years.
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?
it means the government shall not establish or promote a religion; nor shall it prevents the rights of every American to practice their religion without fear
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?
Yes. It can be achieved by removing the majority of government health care requirements, mandates; laws and rules. The free market will create a health care coverage market that takes care of those purchasing insurance. Society inevitably will continue to assure every citizen has health care as we do today.
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?
anyone who satisfies every legal requirement; we are a nation of immigrants - legal immigrants
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.
strong Christian; Jesus is my Savior. I am a sinner but God, through Jesus Christ, has forgiven me. But I still have to work at it every day!
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.
look at my website: www.votejeffjones.com look at my Facebook pages: (political) facebook.com/votejeffjones AND (personal) facebook.com/jeffjones11
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
20 years of senior level management experience in health care; major manufacturing; major retail and major child care industries. Plus, 25 years of success as a small business owner/operator/entrepreneur
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 man of my word. My honor and integrity are fundamentally important to me and should be to voters. If I ever fail to represent your values in my duties as your State Representative, please contact me to set me straight.
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?
citizen; no violent criminal history; current laws are sufficient
People should be able to vote without photo identification.
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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. ethical leadership of the General Assembly 2. protection of the rights of every citizen 3. protection of the environment through sensible, non-punitive laws
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
The threat America faces is the racism against Americans and the American ideals of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness as are guaranteed by our Constitution and are to be protected by laws of the land.