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.
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
The sanctity of life does not allow for any circumstance where abortion is allowed.
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?
Restructure welfare to encourage people to look for work and make it easier for them to transition from the welfare system to a life of self-success.
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?
Separation of church and state means the state can not dictate or control the actions of the church. The first amendment prevents the government from promoting a religion or restricting religious expression.
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?
The free market is the best place to create affordable healthcare. The current situation has created a lack of affordable healthcare because of government mandated coverage inclusions and limited coverage options. The government should work to foster a system that promotes competition among healthcare providers and allow a broader selection of coverage options.
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?
The American dream is one that anyone can build a successful life and it can be achieved through hard work. This country is built on immigration, we need to do a better job enforcing existing laws and have a system to fully vet those who wish to come to this country and build a successful life.
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.
Promotion of the LGBT agenda in public schools, including teaching of “sexual orientation” and “gender identity”, is completely inappropriate and should be opposed at the state and local level.
I support allowing public high school students to participate in athletic competition based on the gender with which they identify instead of biological sex.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
My spiritual beliefs are rooted in my deeply held conviction that Jesus is the son of God and his sacrifice was for the remission of our sins. I believe the Holy Spirit dwells in us and is active today.
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.
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What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I have a BS from Texas A&M University and own a financial planning business. The education gave me the tools to begin a small business and the experiences I have from owning a financial planning business have taught me to look for ways to help people solve challenges that occur in their life. Elected officials listen to citizens to identify and solve issues that can be corrected by creating or changing a law. I will listen to the people I represent to work for them.
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?
As a conservative Christian I believe our rights come from God and government exists to protect those rights.
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?
Felons convicted of a violent crime should forfeit their right to own a gun.
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?
Expansion of rural broadband. Improvement of rural healthcare. Election integrity.
Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?
I do not think racism is a threat to domestic security. The biggest threat to domestic security is from countries outside of the US. I feel racism is a topic that is being promoted to separate us as a nation.