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 believe that all life is precious and life begins at conception. Abortion should only be allowed if the mother's life is at risk.
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?
In Missouri we have a balanced budget amendment that requires the state legislature to pass a balanced budget each year.
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 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?
Healthcare companies should provide price transparency to all patients for their knowledge. Additional competition in healthcare coverage would provide more affordability, as well.
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?
Our country is built upon immigration, but a country must have borders and immigration must be obtained through a lawful process.
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 proud believer and follower of Christ. My family and I are members of the West County Assembly of God.
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.
In the legislature I have consistently fought to reduce burdensome government regulations, cut bureaucratic red tape and allow Missouri families to keep more of their hard earned money.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
Serving in the State Senate for the last four years I have been an effective voice for St. Louis County. I have sponsored and passed legislation to give Missourians the first income tax cut in over 100 years and I know how to navigate the waters to get things done.
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 worked tirelessly to be an advocate for the constituents of the 15th Senate District by ensuring that our local schools are fully funded and children are safe in our communities. I will always support our law enforcement and will never vote to defund the police.
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?
Our state has responsible and adequate gun laws in place to protect public safety. To better focus on public safety we should support our law enforcement officers so they can protect our families from criminals who illegally obtain weapons.
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?
Tax policy TIF reform Education policy
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
Racism has no place in the United States and should not be tolerated.