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?
A beating heart is unequivocal evidence of a life created by God and we have a moral imperative to stand for those innocent lives from conception forward. In the very rarest of circumstances there may be an emergent situation requiring a medical professional to choose whether to save a mother or a baby, but those rare and tragic instances should not be the exceptions exploited to create the rule.
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?
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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?
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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?
Competition in a free market is necessary to drive down costs for all, letting consumers—not the government—choose the best options for care and insurance for themselves. Obamacare is a disaster that has exponentially inflated costs for hard-working families and must be repealed.
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?
The US must have effective, efficient laws for admitting those who wish to immigrate and contribute positively to our country—and a secure border for protecting the sovereignty of our nation.
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.
Promotion of the LGBT agenda in public schools, including teaching of “sexual orientation” and “gender identity”, is completely inappropriate and should be opposed at the state and local level.
I support allowing public high school students to participate in athletic competition based on the gender with which they identify instead of biological sex.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a Jesus-loving, born-again Christian.
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 was raised in a rural Texas community (in HD 59) by parents who modeled hard work and fiscal restraint under tight budgets. I grew up working jobs in fast food, retail, nursing home care, and waitressing before becoming a first-generation college graduate and then law school graduate. Today I am blessed to be an entrepreneur and executive in successful small businesses, alongside my husband of over twenty years. An attorney by training, I am a rural Texas advocate by calling. I believe firmly in the power of volunteerism and the importance of community and political engagement, and have lived that out through a long history of service in public and private entities addressing important community issues including economic development, taxation, land/facilities planning, annexation, and education and have been recognized as a dynamic, effective, and influential leader.
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?
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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?
Restricting the Constitutional right of law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms does not make the public safer; in fact, it has the opposite effect.
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?
I will fight to reduce property tax burdens; eliminate abortion; secure our border; invest more of our education funding in our classrooms and vocational training and repeal/replace the current, abysmal standardized testing; defend our Second Amendment rights; and protect our vibrant economy from socialist policies and mandates.
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
Racism is never acceptable. However, the larger threats to domestic security are (1) media proliferation of divisiveness through sensationalism and perpetuating false narratives and (2) an increasingly disengaged society that relates far too much through technology and not nearly enough in person. Viewing one another through screens instead of interacting face-to-face is negatively affecting our humanity.