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?
No circumstances for abortion; but I do believe medical procedures to save the life of the mother should be allowed if the procedure is necessary for saving her life.
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.
How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?
No Changes for those currently on Social Security. Slight reforms for those 30 and below to make it sustainable long term.
What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?
I would cap the growth of Government then push multiple programs to the state level to allow innovation and cut costs.
Under what circumstances should taxpayers help pay off existing student loans?
If the person sings up for military service or extended government service in a critically needed position.
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.
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?
A phrase taken out of context from a Thomas Jefferson letter that is now used incorrectly by liberals to silence religious liberty by God fearing Americans. I was sent a letter by the Freedom From Religion Foundation to stop praying in Jesus name as a Clay County Commissioner. I ignored their letter and have continued to pray in Jesus name before commission meetings.
It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has health insurance.
I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
By reducing regulations which is estimated to be 1/3 of the cost of health care. Implement Market based solutions to lower the cost of care, expanded heath savings accounts so consumers are in-charge of their heath care spending.
The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.
What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?
I have fought against radical islamic terrorism in East Africa as an intelligence officer. We should work closely with partner nations to eliminate safe havens for terror groups and make sure we have a strong home defense.
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.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be abolished.
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.
Employers should be required to use E-verify to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.
Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?
Immigration to the USA should be done legally and only by people who understand and support American Values like free speech, religious freedom, the 2nd Amendment, free markets and speak English.
Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.
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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 believe in the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, that Jesus died for our sins and that salvation is by grace through faith in Christ. I believe having a Christian world view informs decisions on life, dignity, marriage, and the role of government.
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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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 was deployed to a combat zone in 2016/17 and view this as a second deployment to the war zone of Washington to do battle defending our values as Americans. I am a battle tested conservative.
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?
Less regulation not more. We should repeal certain infringements on the 2nd Amendment.
I support BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanction) against Israel if they refuse to allow the creation of a Palestinian state.
I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.
Reparations should be given to people on the basis of race.
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 protect life, religious liberty and individual rights 2. National Security bills specially on cyber security and Communist China. 3. Government Simplification legislation and reduction of regulation
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
I believe race is being used to divide Americans and create unrest. I think we need to focus on policy solutions that benefit all Americans.