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?
Abortion should be highly restricted to cases involving rape, incest, or the life of the 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.
How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?
See my social security proposal for a more thorough explanation.
What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?
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Under what circumstances should taxpayers help pay off existing student loans?
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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.
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 federal government cannot establish a religion for the nation, but equally important the government cannot prohibit, or exert influence over, the free exercise of religion within the nation.
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?
Increase accessibility while focusing on reducing cost.
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?
Protect the homeland, investigate domestic radical groups, seek out and disrupt sanctuary of radical groups overseas.
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?
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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.
While I am devoutly Christian, I believe that everyone has the privilege of worshiping, according to the dictates of their own conscience, how, where, or what they may.
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.
See my voting record.
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?
"Honor, Duty, and Service to God, Family, and Country." This is my family motto, and has guided my decisions and endeavors throughout my life. I am a family man (a father of 6 and a grandfather of 12), a man of God, and I love my country. As a world record holding former Air Force pilot, it was my honor to serve and protect America for 14 years. I continue that service now as a leader on the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, focusing on national security at home and abroad. Similarly, I was one of only 15 members asked to serve on the China Taskforce, analyzing the threats and opportunities regarding China. Because of my strong fiscal conservative interests, I am the only Republican in the House of Representatives to serve on both the Budget and the Appropriations committees. These assignments provide unique opportunities to reduce the size and influence of the federal government, and to reduce federal spending and its dangerous effects.
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?
Compliance with current law, and convicted felons should not be allowed access to firearms.
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. Intelligence reform 2. Reducing federal debt 3. Increasing personal liberty.
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
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