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.
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
Abortion should be allowed when the life and health of the mother are at risk.
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.
Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
Provide sufficient government support for a quality education system and job training opportunities for all of our citizens.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
The government should have a limited role in boosting the economy by keeping taxes low, and by limiting the regulations it places on businesses.
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.
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?
Open the insurance market nationally which will give citizens more choices, and let the insurance companies compete for customers.
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.
Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.
Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.
Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.
The LGBTQ+ political agenda poses a threat to First Amendment freedoms of speech, expression and religious exercise.
I support expanding protections in employment and accommodations based on sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
If children are given instruction in sex education in public schools, it should not express a preference for abstinence but should be comprehensive, offering discussions on various types of sexual orientations and behaviors plus all types of contraceptives.
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
Mankind values freedom which requires a limited government with a separation of powers for checks and balances.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a Christian and I have accepted Jesus Christ as my Savior.
I voted in these elections:
2012 Primary, 2012 General Election, 2014 Primary, 2014 General Election, 2016 Primary, 2016 General Election, 2018 Primary, 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.
I have consistently voted for smaller budgets and money saving matters while serving as Vice Chairman of the Appropriations Committee for the last four years. Specifically, I have voted for budgets and bills to limit spending to 98% of the recognized revenue in case there is a mid-year short fall. I have also supported bills to allow the Legislative auditor access to tax records of Medicaid recipients to confirm if they are eligible for benefits. I have also voted for education bills to expand choice and charter school opportunities for K-12 education.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I have been in the U.S. Navy for 28 years as a JAG Officer which has helped me to develop leadership and teamwork skills. I have also gained great experience by serving as the State Representative for District 70 for the past 12 years.
E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:
FJFoil@cox.net (225) 342-6777
Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I have been married to my wife, Tanja, for 28 years, and I am the father of three grown children.
I support the use of Sharia law as a basis for legislation and judicial decisions in the United States.
I support the death penalty.
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.
People should be able to vote without photo identification.
Gambling should be limited to existing forms and should not be de-regulated or expanded.