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?
Only to save the life of the mother, if she chooses.
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?
Non-essential spending first, such as arts and recreation, and non-essential grants to outside groups, etc.
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 that the state does not promote a particular religion over others, nor pay to promote religion other than schools thru parental vouchers, nor does the state interfere with the free exercise of religion.
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 would institute tort reform and free market principles to bring down prices and make insurance premiums tax deductible for individuals.
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?
Law abiding people who can contribute to society when their numbers are needed and can be accommodated without affecting US employment. I would also allow family members.
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.
I am a Catholic who holds true to the tenants of my faith and I am a social conservative.
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.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
My MA degree in government and politics and my PhD in criminal justice. I also retired as a detective sergeant after 20 years of police service and have been a college professor for over 209 yearsc
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 have served as a conservative for 9 years on two town councils and for 14 years in the Arizona legislature. My record is unblemished as a conservative and I am an effective proponent of conservative principles and values.
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?
Prohibit felons from owning weapons and prohibit governments from over-regulating them and seizing them.
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?
Conservative spending (budget) Public Safety De-regulation
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
It is a threat to internal order and harmony but not necessarily to domestic security.