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Firearms-

Gun control laws are unconstitutional. The Second Amendment states,  ” …shall not be infringed.” Meaning no laws shall be made to restrict or prohibit the ownership or carrying of firearms. All gun control does is makes more victims as only law-abiding citizens are the ones following them. Removing all restrictions on firearms and carrying of firearms will arm the populous, and people can better defend themselves, their family, and their property. Law enforcement is overwhelmed and can not respond quick enough in all situations. I will push for true Constitutional Carry here in Texas. It is accepted in 14 other states now and the numbers speak for themselves…crimes drop when the people can defend themselves.

Taxes-

Lower the cost to live and work in Texas. I will fight for our hardworking families and individuals to keep more of what they earn. Support and work towards eliminating, or at least lowering the states property and sales taxes, and all other taxes forced on the people of this great state. Lower taxes promote growth for our economy and will make Texas a better place for ourselves, our children and our grandchildren to grow and prosper. I will oppose any and all tax increases across the board. Currently Texas is the 12th highest state in sales tax and ranked 4th in property tax!

Education-

Parents should be allowed to send their children to the education institution of their choice or the option to home school, free from government interference. The purpose of school is education and that should be the focus. Tax money is being spend on stadiums, gymnasiums, sports equipment and uniforms, and that is not fair to the parents of children that don’t participate or the people that do not have children at all. The state needs to remove the restrictions placed on schools. Parents and teachers of the children attending each school should be the ones to decide how funds are spent, not politicians or board members. Home schooling saves the state of Texas 1.2 BILLION dollars each year. On average private school and home schooled children perform better than public school children. Let’s learn from that for the children’s sake.

CPS/DFPS-

Department of Family Protective Services (DFPS) has power that supersedes state courts. Texas has given them more power than any other state in the union. I have seen family's torn apart by CPS and DFPS. These departments needs to be brought back under control and monitored more closely, if not eliminated completely. The funding they get from the federal government has added to the corruption within the organization. The federal government gives CPS up to $8000 for each child they remove from their biological family and place in foster care. It has become legalized kidnapping. They blatantly violate their own rules and regulations with no consequence.

 

 

 

CANDIDATE PLATFORM

 

PROPERTY TAX

Texas is currently the 4th highest state in terms of property tax and it’s only getting worse. Our current tax code is very complicated and varies from one county and city to the next. Most of the property tax you pay goes to the public schools which is supposed to be paid for by the state, per our state constitution.


SALES TAX

Start with repealing the optional 2% county/city level sales tax.   


TOBACCO TAX

Repeal the tobacco tax. The state cannot account for over half of the monies collected as it is.


USED VEHICLE TAX

Tax should not be collected on used items. Collecting tax on a product over and over is an abomination that must be eliminated at all cost.


PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS

Private property owners should be free to establish their own conditions regarding what they do with and on their property, so long as it does not interfere with others, damage others property, or cause any injury.


FREE SPEECH ZONES

“Free Speech Zones” are a direct violation of our right to speak freely and that no government can regulate or restrict it as stated in First Amendment to the Constitution for the United States.


CONSTITUTIONAL VIOLATIONS

Repeal all ‘laws’ that violate the United States and/or the State Constitutions.

“...that a law repugnant to the Constitution is void; and that courts, as well as other departments, are bound by that instrument.” - Marbury v. Madison (1803)


RIGHTS TO PROTECT OURSELVES

Repeal all laws at every level of government restricting, registering, licensing or monitoring the ownership, possession, manufacture, or transfer of any firearm, accessories to a firearm, and all ammunition. ALL gun laws made by government are a violation of the Constitution.


GUN FREE ZONES

Eliminate all gun free zones on government and public property.


WARRANTLESS SURVEILLANCE

End all Warrantless Surveillance.

“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.” - 4th Amendment to the Constitution for the United States of America.

 

DNA

Require a warrant for the gathering or collecting of any organ, blood, skin, breath, hair, saliva, or other fluid or secretement from any person. The fourth amendment to the US  constitution protects you and everything inside you.

 

TOLL ROADS

We pay taxes that go to the road service through our fuel tax, vehicle registration tax, sales tax on vehicle purchases, etc. The Department of Transportation has enough funds to repave every mile of road and still have money left over. Let’s at least get rid of the toll road fee/tax.


ACCOUNTABILITY OF DFPS

Keep Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) accountable. They are currently free to violate the laws with no consequences.  Their courts can supersede our state courts.


END LEGALIZED KIDNAPPING

Stop the acceptance of Federal kickbacks for adopting out children after removing them from their biological homes. The federal government gives DFPS up to $8000 for each child they take and place into foster care.


VICTIMLESS CRIMES

If there is no injured person or no damaged/stolen property, then there is no crime. We have laws on the books now that restrict the time of day you can have a campfire. Things are out of control. We need to bring it back to basics.

 

GOVERNMENT PENSIONS

Eliminate all pensions for elected officials at all levels of government from local jurisdiction all the way up. Elected positions are voluntary duties not careers. End career politicians.

 

MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCES

End all mandatory minimum sentences. Each case needs to be addressed separately.


COURT FINES

Make all court fines payable to the injured party. Only actual court expenses will remain in the system.


BODY CAMERAS

Require all police officers to wear a body cam while on duty, which officers themselves have neither the access nor ability to delete, turn off, or otherwise corrupt.

This is not only for public safety but for the officers' safety as well; and for real truth and transparency in our executive system.

 


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