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?
I do not believe abortion should be used as a method of birth control.
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?
Personalization of accounts that provide for investment options for all, rather than funds remaining in a general account
What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?
Areas of redundancy within the Federal Government and levels of bureaucracy and redundancy between the Federal and State Government need to be identified and eliminated
Under what circumstances should taxpayers help pay off existing student loans?
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?
The First Amendment makes clear that there shall be NO National religion. It did not intend to eliminate religion from the public square.
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?
Free market solutions are the best way to lower costs and make healthcare coverage more accessible.
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?
We need a secure border, followed by comprehensive immigration reform, which would include vetting and sponsorship for all who apply for entry.
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?
Those applying for immigrant status must have a sponsor in the US
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.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
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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.
My views on issues may be found at cummings2020.com
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 believe that we, as a people, need to ensure that the Federal System created by the Framers be strengthened. Most of the Nation's problems can be directly linked to the undermining of the original Constitutional principles.
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?
Restrictions MUST be kept at a minimum.
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?
As promised, the introduction of the waiving of the charge for postage to all mail and packages sent to US Military personnel stationed in war zones. Second, would be portability and free market solutions to health care coverage, including de-regulation, vouchers, and tax free health savings accounts. Third, the repeal of the 17the Amendment
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
Racism has always and will always exist, but I don't not believe its a major threat to National Security