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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: Planned Parenthood Survey Question: Do you support expansive and comprehensive sex education curriculum in public schools that is inclusive of LGBTQ+ sexual experiences and identities? Answer: "Yes."
|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: Would you support a state constitutional amendment to fully protect access to abortion care? Answer: "Yes. It's a fundamental right to privacy. Codifying is good to a point. Constitutional protections are better. The General Assembly could shift over time and things that were codified could be weakened or challenged if the legislature changes."
|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: "Passage of smart and responsible gun safety legislation."
|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: "Delaware has recently passed significant changes that improve the freedom to vote and provides multiple opportunities to engage. Some of those freedomes are currently being challenged in court." -- Referring to the mail-in ballot bill that were struck down by the Chancery court as unconstitutional.