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Barry Moore's Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)

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Barry Moore has provided voters with clear stances on key issues by responding to the 2020 Political Courage Test.

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Alabama Congressional Election 2020 Political Courage Test

Pro-life Do you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation?
I have taken the Sanctity of Life Pledge.
No In order to balance the budget, do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket?
No Do you support expanding federal funding to support entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare?
I do not support increasing taxes to balance the budget. I do support fair, flat, or consumption taxes and a complete tax reform. Spending MUST be decreased. I have taken the Fair Tax Pledge and the Taxpayer Protection Pledge.
Yes Do you support the regulation of indirect campaign contributions from corporations and unions?
I normally do not support increased regulation. However, I do support regulation or legislation that limits politicians from accepting campaign contributions from entities that attempt to influence political activity (directly or indirectly).
Unknown Position Do you support the protection of government officials, including law enforcement officers, from personal liability in civil lawsuits concerning alleged misconduct?
Yes Do you support increasing defense spending?
I support making our military the strongest in can be. However, there are many ways to increase defense and acquisition reform, regulatory reform, pork barrel, and other reforms must take place before spending increases. We must be ready to defend our homeland and interests and allies abroad at all times.
Yes Do you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?
Yes Do you support lowering corporate taxes as a means of promoting economic growth?
Unknown Position Do you support providing financial relief to businesses AND/OR corporations negatively impacted by the state of national emergency for COVID-19?
Federal spending to support economic growth cannot burden the taxpayer--but should support the taxpayer. Lower corporate taxes drives economic prosperity for all consumers and higher wages for employees.
No Do you support requiring states to adopt federal education standards?
States should be responsible for developing and enforcing academic standards. The federal government has no place in education.
No Do you support government funding for the development of renewable energy (e.g. solar, wind, geo-thermal)?
No Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions?
I support providing incentives for the private sector to develop solutions to environmental issues. I support the scientific community in keeping the citizens and the public sector informed of trends in environmental impact world-wide.
No Do you generally support gun-control legislation?
I do not support any legislation that infringes on the 2nd Amendment. I do support legislation that holds people accountable for their crimes and that supports increased efforts to curb the mental health crisis in America.
Yes Do you support repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare")?
Unknown Position Do you support requiring businesses to provide paid medical leave during public health crises, such as COVID-19?
I support tort reform, putting medicine back in the hands of doctors. Insurance was much cheaper with lower deductibles before the government took it over. We needs to enforce basic standards of insurance practices to insure that medical costs stay as low as possible and that everyone can obtain and maintain healthcare.
Yes Do you support the construction of a wall along the Mexican border?
Yes Do you support requiring immigrants who are unlawfully present to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?
We MUST enforce laws that are already on the books while completely reforming and streamlining immigration policy. Immigration is very important to US economic development. However, illegal immigration threatens not only economics, but the physical security of our homeland.
Yes Should the United States use military force to prevent governments hostile to the U.S. from possessing a weapon of mass destruction (for example: nuclear, biological, chemical)?
Yes Do you support reducing military intervention in Middle East conflicts?
The US military should only be used when all of the other elements of power (diplomatic, Information, and economic) have been exhausted or when we have an imminent threat of harm to ourselves or our allies.
Yes Do you generally support removing barriers to international trade (for example: tariffs, quotas, etc.)?
Trade agreements should be fair and generally benefit the United States economy and security.
My top three priorities in addition to supporting President Trump's agenda, is comprehensive tax reform, comprehensive immigration reform, and regulatory reform. We needs to put the power of the United States back with the people and not the government. I support term limits and want to ensure that Representatives are servants that go to Washington to serve for a limited time and then return to the private sector to live under that same rules that everyone else does.

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