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.
If the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, North Carolina should repeal its law allowing abortion up to 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
risk of death to 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.
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?
It means preventing the government from legislating a religion, and preventing the government from interfering with religious practice.
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?
return authority to the states, ensure individual choice, allow healthcare insurers to compete across state lines
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, sheriff and local law enforcement agencies should be required to participate in the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) 287(g) Program to enhance the safety and security of their communities to identify and detain aliens.
Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?
I support legal immigration.
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.
I support allowing public high school students to participate in athletic competition based on the gender with which they identify instead of biological sex.
Parents should have the right to know what schools are teaching their children about sex and LGBT issues and should have the right to opt their children out of any instruction to which they object.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I believe Jesus Christ is the son of God and imparted His righteousness to us by grace through His death and resurrection.
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.
voting record, concealed carry permit
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I am a product of the NC public school system and received my undergraduate and medical school degrees from UNC-CH. As a physician with specialty in psychiatry (child and adolescent along with adult/general) I have unique insights into the social, educational, emotional, and physical well being of our citizens. I am ready to use my talents to help shape common sense conservative policies to guarantee and protect the freedoms and liberties afforded by our constitution.
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 am a political outsider with strong pro-life Christian values. I would be honored to represent the citizens of my district.
I support the use of Sharia law as a basis for legislation and judicial decisions in the United States.
Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?
What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?
I am a strong supporter of the second amendment.
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?
health care, education, fiscal responsibility