Paul Wright's Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)
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What is the Political Courage Test?
Paul Wright has provided voters with clear stances on key issues by responding to the 2020 Political Courage Test.
North Carolina Congressional Election 2020 Political Courage Test
|No||Do you support requiring states to adopt federal education standards?|
|I favor the devolving all educational issues back to the states, then the counties, but eventually back to the parents.|
|No||Do you generally support gun-control legislation?|
|This right of defense is a natural right and this right is of ancient origin, going back in our law not just to the Bill of Rights but much more ancient in our history - as among the English speaking peoples and our Common Law as it dates at least as far back as King Alfred the Great who adopted Biblical principles and required free men to possess arms, stored of course at their homes.|
|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?|
|Restrict by the overreach of Federal courts and agencies in areas reserved for the states and the people as provided for in the 10th Amendment. This would mean that Prayer and Bible reading in public schools, Abortion, and Same-sex marriage would leave Federal hands and be placed back with the States from where it had always been - until the Judicial Revolution that began in the 1960s. This can be done by Congress using the Exceptions clause of Article III.|
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