Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.
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?
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It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has a livable income.
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.
The Ten Commandments should not be displayed in public school buildings or court houses.
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?
1) There shall not be establishment of preferred religion by the government and 2) the government shall not interfere with the exercise of religion by individuals.
The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.
The federal government should mandate standards and requirements (such as Common Core) for local schools.
Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.
I support school choice, including voucher programs, tax credits, charter schools, private schools, and home schools.
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.
Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior. I respect those with other faith traditions as well as those who have no faith tradition at all.It is a personally held belief and philosophical worldview. My faith motivates me to serve. As a public servant-leader, I will not push my faith on others.
I voted in these primaries and general elections:
2012 General Election, 2014 General Election, 2016 General Election, 2018 General Election
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.
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What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I have eight years - elected and then re-elected for a second term - serving as a School Board Director. I have had the high honor of signing and handing my children's high school diploma. I have intimate knowledge of how school districts operate.
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 strongly believe that a good education is the key to being an informed and engaged citizen. My philosophy: the most important educational relationship is between the one who teaches the student and the student and everyone's job is to nurture that bond. Every decision that I make as Superintendent of Public Instruction will follow that philosophy. When I decided to run for Superintendent of Public Instruction, I dedicated myself to be an advocate for the student; work tirelessly to ensure that all have an opportunity to learn; and to make sure that taxpayers are receiving good value for their hard-earned money.
Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?