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 the life of 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?
Carefully rather than a broad execution. We are in a cycle of trimming to balance and also meet important needs in Georgia. I have found that almost all agencies have ways to save, positions that are not filled and projects that can be delayed for the good of all.
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 church and state are meant to complement one another not control one another to support Freedom of Religion not Freedom from Religion.
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?
I believe that this is best delivered through meeting the unique needs of each and every state rather than the broad brush of Federal Government. I support the current work in Georgia to develop waiver programs and incentives under Federal guidelines to deliver funding options to meet the needs of our citizens.
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?
People that want to be a true part of America in every way. Individuals who hunger and thirst to make a positive contribution to America both personally and economically
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 blessed to grow up in a devout Christian family. My Grandfather was a Methodist Evangelist Minister and Church Planter. My faith is deeply rooted in their examples and service. I believe in Jesus Christ, the Son of God who is my personal Lord and Savior. I strive to live my life everyday as instructed by God's word in the Holy Bible.
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.
2 Recent Examples: Serving as Chairman of the House Human Resources Appropriations Committee to annually actively participate in balancing Georgia's budget while directing funding to the needs of our most vulnerable and fragile populations. Supporting and voting for the Living Infants Fairness and Equity (LIFE) Act HB481 in 2019
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
Life experience. Years of volunteer work and team building combined with local elected office and now a record of listening, serving and voting on issues that impact our Georgia and her people.
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 deeply love my family. My husband, children, their spouses and our seven Grandchildren have shaped and inspired me to live a life of service in this community that I gratefully call home.
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?
Very few Reasonable permitting/licensing with careful consideration for specific mental health limitations
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?
Balancing our Budget -the only measure required by the Georgia Constitution Foster Care, Adoption and Child Well Being Behavioral Health, Addiction and Developmental Disabilities
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
I think we have made great progress but sadly it is a threat because of both perceived and real barriers brought on by mutual histories