Candidate Profile
Caroline Colarusso

Republican , Massachusetts

Biography

Panel Rating

Conservative
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Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

1
https://colarussoforcongress.com ( endorsements)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
3
Geoff Diehl (2018), State Republican Party Organizations (2020), WinRed (2020)
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
WinRed (2020)

Summary

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LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Right to Life

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Strongly Agree   

Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive taxpayer funds or grants from federal, state, or local governments.

Strongly Agree   

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.

Strongly Agree   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

to save the life of the mother


Economy

It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has a livable income.

Disagree   

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

Strongly Agree   

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

Incentivizing participation in portable private 401 k plans

What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?

Institute welfare reform and review foreign aid disbursements.

Under what circumstances should taxpayers help pay off existing student loans?

In exchange for public service benefiting the public good.


Religious Liberty

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.

Strongly Agree   

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

Strongly Agree   

I promise to protect the freedom of Christians to share the Gospel and to practice Biblical principles.

Yes   

What does "separation of church and state" mean to you?

That the government does not interfere with the free exercise of religion guaranteed by the first amendment.


Healthcare

It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has health insurance.

Strongly Disagree   

I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance.

Strongly Disagree   

How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?

By allowing greater competition through interstate offering of medical insurance and by having nurse practitioners perform basic medical procedures and visits instead of doctors in certain situations. Increasing transparency to the consumer in medical services cost.


National Security

The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

Strongly Agree   

What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

secure our borders and build a strong national defense


Immigration

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.

Strongly Agree   

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be abolished.

Strongly Disagree   

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.

Strongly Agree   

Employers should be required to use E-verify to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.

Strongly Agree   

Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?

Non criminals, those who are persecuted and we should encourage merit based migration.


Education

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree   


Values

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which is necessary for our system of limited government.

Strongly Agree   

I support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as protected classes in non-discrimination laws.

Strongly Disagree   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Christian


Qualifications

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?

Conservative   

Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.

endorsed in previous campaigns by Massachusetts Citizens for Life and National Federation of Independent Businesses

Have you ever been convicted of a felony or been penalized for sexual misconduct? If so, please explain.

no

Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

n/a


Criminal Justice

Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.

Strongly Agree   


2nd Amendment

What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?

Convicted felons should not be allowed to acquire a firearm.


Other Important Issues

I support BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanction) against Israel if they refuse to allow the creation of a Palestinian state.

Strongly Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Disagree   

Reparations should be given to people on the basis of race.

Strongly Disagree   

The Electoral College should be abolished.

Strongly Disagree   

In priority order, what three areas of legislation do you propose to author or sponsor if elected?

A bill to institute badly needed reform for the USPS. A bill to ensure a balanced budget amendment. A bill to combat human trafficking.

Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?

Racism harms our American way of life. I believe in equality for all.


Background

Education
  • Emmanuel College, Boston, Bachelors, 2013
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Selectwoman Town of Stoneham, Municipality
Offices
  • Selectwoman, Held 2015-2018
  • Selectwoman, Held 2018-2021
  • State Representative, Sought 2014
  • State Representative, Sought 2016
 

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