ABORTION FUNDING BAN: Prohibiting the use of federal funds to pay for or provide insurance coverage for elective abortions?
Candidate Comments:Taxpayer money should never be used to pay for the murder of the unborn.
COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM: Legislation that ensures the integrity of our borders, fosters family reunification and provides a path to citizenship for the undocumented who have lived in the United States for a number of years, and do not have a criminal record?
Candidate Comments:We must first close our borders and realize that the first act from someone coming into this
country should not be an illegal one.
EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE: Reauthorizing the current provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to ensure that all public and nonpublic schoolchildren receive equitable services?
Candidate Comments:I agree.
MARRIAGE: Defining marriage as the exclusive union of one man and one woman?
Candidate Comments:Marriage is a religious institution and must be held as this exclusive union.
POVERTY-FOCUSED INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE: Maintaining and increasing funding for U.S. international humanitarian and development assistance to poor countries and communities?
Candidate Comments:While our own economy is struggling and we are trillions of dollars in debt, we have a
moral imparative to get this under control before spending monies worldwide. While certainly a noble
effort it is imparative to balance our budget first for our children and grandchildren.
PRIORITY FOR THE POOR: Budget policies with adequate revenues to put a circle of protection around programs that serve poor and vulnerable people at home and abroad?
Candidate Comments:I support a safety net for individuals mixed with ways to give a hand up, not a hand out.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM: Allowing individuals and businesses, including religious organizations, to offer employee benefits and services to the public in accordance with their religious beliefs?
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