Is this your first time running for office? * 12 KEY ISSUES 1. PARENTAL RIGHTS *
Q: Do you support
H.R. 6065, The Parents’ Bill of Rights Act that empowers parents to enforce the following rights against school systems receiving federal dollars? The right to know what their minor child is taught in school includes, but is not limited to, curricula, books, and other instructional materials. 2. RIGHT TO LIFE *
Q: Are you in favor of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, in which they found no constitutional right to an abortion at the federal level?
3. CRITICAL RACE THEORY: 1776 vs. 1619 Project *
Q: American History is at the core of our democracy and is now splintering off into two versions.
H.R. 3810 – Saving American History Act of 2021 was introduced in the House in June 2021. This bill prohibits using federal funds by any elementary or secondary school to teach the 1619 project or by local education agencies to support its teaching in public schools. Do you support this bill?
4. GENDER EQUITY DEBATE *
H.R.5 – Equity Act passed in the house in February of 2021. This bill prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system. Specifically, the bill defines and includes sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation.
• The bill expands the definition of public accommodations to include places or establishments that provide (1) exhibitions, recreation, exercise, amusement, gatherings, or displays; (2) goods, services, or programs; and (3) transportation services.
• The bill allows the Department of Justice to intervene in equal protection actions in federal court regarding sexual orientation or gender identity.
• The bill prohibits an individual from being denied access to a shared facility, including a restroom, a locker room, and a dressing room, per the individual's gender identity.
If given a chance to vote on this bill, would you support or oppose it?
5. COMPREHENSIVE SEX EDUCATION (CSE) *
Q: Public schools are introducing sex education to children in elementary schools. The House introduced
H.R. 7492 – Protecting Innocence in Education Act in the House in April of 2022. The summary of this bill prohibits federally mandated sex education in elementary schools. How would you vote on this bill?
6. MEDICAL FREEDOM *
Q: Covid-19 is now a yearly virus. Approximately 224 million people have received the Covid Vaccine, leaving slightly over a million unvaccinated. Would you support a bill such as
H.R.2384 – No Vaccine Passports Act, which prohibits the federal government from requesting citizens to show vaccine status for those still unvaccinated against Covid-19?
7. LAW AND ORDER *
Q: The summer of 2020 was one of the most costly summers ever in America, with estimations in the billions due to the riots surrounding the death of George Floyd. In March of 2021, the House passed
H.R. 1280-George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021. This bill increases accountability for law enforcement misconduct, restricts certain policing practices, enhances transparency and data collection and establishes best practices and training requirements. Given the opportunity, how would you have voted on this bill? 8. ELECTION SECURITY *
Q: As the January 6th committee continues its investigation, there is concern on both sides of election security when Americans go to cast their votes. In March of last year, Congress passed the
H.R.1 – For the People Act of 2021 – which addresses voter access by expanding voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by-mail and early voting). It also limits removing voters from voter rolls. Would you support this bill if able to vote? 9. 2nd AMENDMENT *
Q: Many are demanding more gun control with the devastation of the Uvalde elementary school shooting and other shootings throughout this nation.
H.R.2377 – Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2022 has passed the house and would authorize federal courts to issue extreme risk protection orders, also known as red flag laws. Red flag laws permit individuals to petition a court for a temporary order prohibiting an at-risk individual from purchasing and possessing firearms. Do you support red flag laws? 10. ECONOMY *
Q: With Americans facing unprecedented inflation rates of nearly 9% and climbing and struggling to get back on their feet after the Covid lockdowns, people and our economy are hurting. On May 21, 2022, President Biden signed into Law
H.R. 7691 – Additional Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2022, in which 40.1 billion U.S. dollars were sent to Ukraine for activities to respond to Russia’s invasion. How would you have cast your vote for this bill? 11. BORDERS *
Q: Since President Biden has taken office, nearly 5 million illegal immigrants have entered the U.S. at the southern border.
H.R. 6 – American Dream and Promise Act, passed in the House in March of 2021, would provide certain illegal aliens with a path to receive permanent resident status and contain other immigration-related provisions. Do you support a bill encouraging more to come to the U.S. at the southern border without going through the proper immigration channels? 12. SCHOOL CHOICE *
Q: In January of 2022, the Senate passed a resolution
(S.Res 493) recognizing the necessity of school choice as a tool to empower all parents with the freedom to choose the best education environment for their children and to combat destructive ideologies like Critical Race Theory promoted in many public schools. If this resolution became a bill, how would you vote?