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I am Pro-Life from conception until Natural Death.I will work to reinstate all of the Pro Life measures that were repealed by the Pro Abortion Liberal Democrats in Richmond this past session.
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?
I beleive in free market solutions.
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?
Indviduals who follow the rules and don't violate immigration laws.
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.
My faith is essential to who I am, and my faith will guide me as a Delegate as it has guided me in my time on City Council. One of my favorite verses is Romans 8:28 And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. In good times and in bad times, my relationship with my savior Jesus Christ has been the most uplifting presence anyone could want to have. Proverbs 22:6 says Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Katy and I made a personal decision to make sure our three sons would be educated according to the teachings of our Church. In Richmond, I will fight for Unborn lives and fight for an end to ALL tax dollars that go to Planned Parenthood. I will work to reinstate all of the Pro Life measures that were repealed by the Pro Abortion Liberal Democrats in Richmond this past session.
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?
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What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I an aBusiness Development Manager for Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. I am also an Associate Broker with OakCrest Commercial Real Estate. I was first elected to the City Council in 2014, voted Vice-President in 2015 and President in 2018. Prior to being elected to City Council. Prior to my election I served for five years on the Winchester Planning Commission and was Chairman of the commission for the last three years. I graduated from George Mason University with a Master’s in Education and a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics.
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 would appreciate their vote on Tuesday November 3, 2020.
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?
None. We have the Second Amendment for a reason and that is secure our life, liberty, and property. I proudly supported the resolution to make Winchester a Second Amendment Sanctuary and would do so again.
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?
1) Defend and then expand our Second Amendment Rights. 2) Protect and defend the lives of the unborn. 3) Defend and Expand our Right to Work laws.
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
We have made a lot of improvment on the issue of race, but we haven't completed the journey yet. To often, when the Democrats call us "racists" or "facists" we delegitimize the real policy problems we need to solve.