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?
Verifiable potential death of the mother or other type of critical situation.
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?
Arizona is required to have a balanced budget
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?
Federal government shall not establish a national religious organization, requiring membership for control by church government
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?
Create associations of like industries or businesses into special categories, groups or cooperatives for lower cost health insurance with better access to medical services at lower cost. Expand tela-medicine.
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?
Those who offer needed skills for our economic growth
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.
Jesus is King of Kings and Lord of Lords. He robed himself in flesh and dwelt among us. He is Deliverer and Salvation, the Mighty God in Christ, Jesus told us we must be born again of the water and the Spirit, and to follow the Apostle's doctrine until His return.
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.
Previously supported legislation is publicly available.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
Eight years of previous service in Arizona legislature, building coalitions, networks, and constituency groups, I have worked in both public and private setors.
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 was born in Arizona’s Gila Valley; I am a fifth-generation native of rural Arizona. Retiring in 2008 from over 20 years with the City of Safford, I understand the value of hard work. I was first elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010 and served until 2018, chairing the House Committee for Agriculture, Water and Land; Vice chair Energy, Natural Resources and Rural Affairs. My prime guiding principle is, “Do no harm” and strongly believe that the role of government is to facilitate a business environment in which job creation and economies may flourish; “government should be on your side, not in your way.” I can best be described as a ‘pragmatic, independent-minded, conservative.’
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?
Those convicted of certain violent actions
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?
Abolition of abortion Improve natural resources management Workforce housing in rural Arizona
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
Yes, considering the violent destruction of our large cities