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Running For:State Senator
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|1. The Delaware Constitution should be amended to protect the right of parents to the control, custody, and care of their children from government interference, which requires the government to prove that it has a strong, compelling reason to restrict that right, such as in cases of abuse and neglect. (HB 319, 2022)||O||Note: Planned Parenthood Survey Question: Do you support the ability of teenagers under the age of 16 to confidentially access safe and legal abortion? Answer: "Yes."
|2. Public schools should seek to strengthen the parent-child relationship, and should not be required to implement or integrate expansive and comprehensive sex education curriculum that includes LGBTQIA+ role play, sexual practices, and identities. (HB 199, 2021)||O||Note: Endorsed by MarryAnn's List, "This means strengthening comprehensive and mandatory sex education, while also enforcing more equitable treatment of students."
|3. Delaware law should protect fairness and the integrity of women’s sports. (HB 199, 2021; SB 227, 2022)||O||Note: Endorsed by Delaware Stonewall Alliance. "Advocate for Gender Sexuality / Gay Straight Alliance clubs in schools elementary through college."
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|4. Individuals and faith-based entities should have the right of conscience to freely live out their sincerely held convictions regarding human sexuality and conception, without fear of government infringement or retaliation. (HB 199, 2021)||-|
|5. Abortion is the act of violently ending the life of another human being. Lawmakers should work to promote the value of and protect human life from conception to natural death, versus expanding abortion access through all 9 months of pregnancy. (SR 24, 2022; HB 40, 2022; SB 235, 2022; HB 140, 2022; HB 455, 2022; SB 343, 2022; HB 460, 2022).||O||Note: Planned Parenthood Survey Question: What, if anything, should Delaware do to secure and expand access to abortion given the expected surge in patients from other states that have restricted it? Answer: "Delaware is a leader in protecting women rights to health care. But we have a long way to go. Financial barriers should not be the cause for someone not getting the health care they need that is right for them. We should increase access to all, and those who are under medicaid should have their needs meet without the burned of cost. Insurance companies both state and private should take this seriously are add abortions as a healthcare need. More funding to organizations like Planned Parenthood can help education our youth on their choices and protection."
|6. Assisted Suicide, the act of deliberately assisting or cooperating in helping someone terminate his or her life, should not be legalized in Delaware as an end-of-life option. (HB 140, 2022)||-|
|7. A State of Emergency declaration extended beyond 30 days should depend on the consent of the people of Delaware through the General Assembly. (HB 49, 2021; HB 247, 2021).||-|
|8. The right of Delawareans to keep and bear arms, as protected by the US and DE Constitutions, should not be infringed. Better enforcement of current laws to prevent crime versus more restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety. (HB 450, 2022; SB 8, 2021)||O||Note: Endorsed by Moms Demand Action Gun Sense, (a gun sense candidate will) have proven that they will support stronger gun laws.
|9. To preserve the integrity of our elections, the legislature should strive to eliminate opportunities for fraud in the election process. (HB 15, 2022; HB 25, 2022; SB 320, 2022)||O||Note: Endorsed by Americal Civil Liberities Union Delaware, "Delaware bucked the trend and passed Automatic Voter Registration, Same Day Voter Registration, and Vote by Mail–but our work is not done."