Candidate Profile
Jim Davis

No Party Affiliation , Louisiana

Biography

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Endorsements

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Southern University Alumni Federation - Monroe Chp

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.

Agree   

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

No Answer   

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.

No Answer   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

No answer.


Economy

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

No Answer   

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

Agree   

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

(No answer)

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

(No answer)

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

(No answer)


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.

Agree   

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

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?

The church should follow all the laws of the country except when law conflict with God written Word in scripture.


Healthcare

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

No Answer   

I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance.

Disagree   

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

(No answer)


National Security

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

Agree   

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

Provide federal funding to support global education and training bringing an awareness that our country is willing to resolve "long-standing extremist conflicts" and radical Islamic terrorism in an effort to promote world peace. Also, provide our Intelligence community with all the resources they need to insure the global safety of all Americans, while working alongside our alliences (exchanging and sharing the most current information), and staying abreast of daily briefs regarding national security and any threats.


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.

No Answer   

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be abolished.

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.

Agree   

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

Agree   

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

(No answer)


Education

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

No Answer   


Values

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

Agree   

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

No Answer   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

My spiritual beliefs and values are simple. I'm a devout Christian. I live and follow the teachings of Jesus Christ and believe that as Christians we are all called to be a witness for Jesus.


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?

No Answer   

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

(No answer)

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?

I'm passionate about moving our country forward, therefore, I'm committed to working together with both parties because I believe there are many issues and problems that are affecting our country, and they need resolving without wasting precious time and resources not going "no where". Vote for me and "Let's Move America Forward"


Criminal Justice

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

Agree   


2nd Amendment

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

(No answer)


Other Important Issues

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

Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Disagree   

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

Disagree   

The Electoral College should be abolished.

Disagree   

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

(No answer)

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

Yes. Recently, in our country, we have had both peaceful and violent demonstrations. Today, racism is at the very core of many our country's problems. Without facing the "root" cause and effect of this issue, our country becomes weaker, therefore, diminishing our national security, and the overall safety and lives of all our citizens.


Background

Education
  • Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, MBA, 2010
  • Southern University and Agricultural & Mechanical, Baton Rouge, BS, 1986
Work & Military
  • Boy Scouts Of America, USA, Trooper - First Class, 4
Affiliations
  • Rose of Sharon Baptist Church, Associate Minister - Ordained
  • Hartford Seminary, Vice-President, BMCP
  • IBM - BNNY, Chairperson Community Giving
  • The First Cathedral, Associate Minister - Ordained
  • Trinity Outreach Ministry, Senior Pastor
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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